Category: Middle East

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staffNovember 21, 2017

Assad to Putin – Thank you for ‘saving our country’

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad thanked his Russian counterpart, Vladimir Putin, for “saving” his country and for Russia’s support in Syria. ...

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staffNovember 20, 2017

Iraq top court declares Kurd referendum unconstitutional

Iraq’s supreme court on Monday declared that September’s referendum on independence in the autonomous Kurdish areas in the north of ...

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staffNovember 17, 2017

New drug approved by FDA to stem bleeding in hemophilia patients

Hemlibra, or emicizumab-kxwh, has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to prevent or reduce the number of ...

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staffNovember 17, 2017

Russia vetoes Syria chemical attacks probe

Russia has vetoed a UN Security Council resolution that would have extended an international inquiry into chemical weapons attacks in ...

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staffNovember 16, 2017

France set to welcome Lebanon’s Hariri

French President Emmanuel Macron has invited Lebanese PM Saad Hariri and his family to France, but said he was not ...

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staffNovember 11, 2017

Lebanon demands answers from Saudis

The Lebanese president has asked Saudi Arabia to clarify the situation of Prime Minister Saad Hariri, who announced his resignation ...

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staffNovember 11, 2017

Mass graves discovered in Iraq

Mass graves containing at least 400 bodies have been found near Hawija, an Iraqi city that was occupied by Islamic ...

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staffNovember 10, 2017

Saudis ‘declared war on Lebanon’ – Hezbollah leader

The leader of Hezbollah has accused Saudi Arabia of declaring war on his country, days after Lebanese PM Saad al-Hariri ...

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staffNovember 10, 2017

French president makes surprise Saudi visit

French President Emmanuel Macron has said he will stress the importance of stability in Lebanon as he began an unscheduled ...

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staffNovember 9, 2017

Kuwait asks its nationals in Lebanon to leave as soon as possible

Kuwait’s Foreign Ministry asked its nationals currently in Lebanon to depart the country as soon as possible. “In view of ...