Category: Middle East

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staffAugust 17, 2018

Turkish court rejects US cleric Brunson’s appeal for release

A Turkish court has rejected an appeal to release American Christian cleric Andrew Brunson from house arrest, broadcaster Haberturk said ...

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staffAugust 17, 2018

Russia, Turkey discuss Syrian refugees

Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu discussed the return of Syrian refugees to Syria with his Turkish counterpart Hulusi Akar during ...

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staffAugust 16, 2018

US media attack Trump’s dirty war

More than 300 news outlets have launched a campaign to counter President Donald Trump’s attacks and promote a free press. ...

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staffAugust 11, 2018

Lebanon to consider legalizing medicinal cannabis

Lebanon is considering legalizing the cultivation and export of cannabis for medical purposes as part of an effort to revive the ...

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staffAugust 11, 2018

Dozens of Gaza boats protest against Israeli blockade

For more than four months, Palestinians in the Gaza Strip have protested along the fence with Israel demanding their right to ...

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staffAugust 10, 2018

Saudis to probe Yemen’s air strike child deaths

The Saudi-led military coalition has announced it will investigate an air strike in Yemen which killed at least 29 children. ...

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staffAugust 10, 2018

Erdogan calls on Turks to buy lira for ‘national battle’

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan told Turks to exchange gold and hard currency into lira on Friday, framing Turkey’s currency ...

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staffAugust 10, 2018

Iran aide doesn’t see ‘any reason’ for Trump-Rouhani talks

A semi-official Iranian news agency is quoting an aide to the country’s president as saying that he doesn’t see “any ...

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staffAugust 9, 2018

Strike on Yemen bus kills 29 children

At least 29 children have been killed and 30 wounded in a Saudi-led coalition air strike in Yemen, the International ...

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staffAugust 9, 2018

Russia and Iran keen to avoid bloodbath in Syria’s Idlib

Russia, Iran and Turkey told a meeting of the Syria humanitarian taskforce on Thursday that they would do their utmost ...