Category: Middle East

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staffDecember 8, 2018

US accuses Russia, Syria of lying about Aleppo ‘chemical attack’

The United States and Britain have accused Russia of fabricating a story about chemical weapons use by Syrian rebels. In ...

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staffDecember 7, 2018

Hart quits Oscars amid tweets row

US comedian and actor Kevin Hart says he has stepped down from hosting the 2019 Oscars following a controversy over ...

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staffNovember 29, 2018

Two arrested over murder of British radio DJ Gavin Ford in Lebanon

Two men have reportedly been arrested on Wednesday for the murder of British radio presenter Gavin Ford in Lebanon. Mr ...

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staffNovember 22, 2018

US-Israeli bomb hoaxer gets jail sentence

An American-Israeli man has been sentenced to 10 years in jail after being convicted of making thousands of hoax threats ...

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staffNovember 14, 2018

Israel defense minister resigns over Gaza

Israel’s defense minister has resigned over the cabinet’s decision to accept a ceasefire ending two days of fighting with Palestinian ...

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staffNovember 12, 2018

Israelis kill Hamas commander in Gaza

Seven Palestinians including a local Hamas commander have been killed during an Israeli operation in the Gaza Strip, Palestinian officials ...

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staffNovember 6, 2018

Turkey: US-Kurdish patrols near border unacceptable

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Tuesday that U.S.-Kurdish joint patrols near the Turkish-Syrian border were unacceptable and he expected ...

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staffNovember 6, 2018

Iran able to sell as much oil as it needs despite US

Iran has been able to sell as much oil as it needs despite U.S. pressure, Iranian Vice President Eshaq Jahangiri ...

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staffNovember 5, 2018

France issues arrest warrants for 3 senior Syrian officials

French prosecutors have issued international arrest warrants for three senior Syrian intelligence and government officials, including security chief Ali Mamlouk, ...

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staffNovember 5, 2018

Iran blames Denmark plot on alleged Israeli conspiracy

Iran’s intelligence minister claims that an alleged Iranian plot to kill an opposition activist in Denmark was an Israeli conspiracy ...