Category: Middle East

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staffFebruary 23, 2018

UN Security Council to vote Friday on Syria ceasefire

The U.N. Security Council will vote Friday at 4:00 p.m. local time, on a draft resolution demanding a 30-day ceasefire ...

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staffFebruary 22, 2018

Syrian child, 7, kidnapped in east Lebanon

A 7-year-old Syrian child was kidnapped Thursday morning in Zahle’s Barr Elias. S.A.K. was taken from in front of her ...

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staffFebruary 22, 2018

Iraq says handed over 4 women, 27 children suspected of Daesh ties to Russia

Iraq has handed over to Russia four women and 27 children suspected of having ties to Daesh (ISIS), local television ...

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staffFebruary 21, 2018

Gaza to pump sewage straight into sea as crisis worsens

Municipalities in Gaza announced Wednesday they will pump sewage straight into the sea from the Palestinian coastal enclave due to ...

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staffFebruary 21, 2018

Netanyahu confidant agrees to testify against him

One of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s closest confidants has agreed to testify against him in a graft probe in ...

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staffFebruary 21, 2018

Iran teams carry plane crash dead down from mountain

Iranian emergency teams Wednesday began recovering the bodies of the dead from a plane that crashed high in the Zagros ...

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staffFebruary 21, 2018

Finland beats Russians for women’s Olympic hockey bronze

Finland defeated the Olympic Athletes from Russia 3-2 to take the Pyeongchang Winter Olympic women’s hockey bronze medal Wednesday. Petra ...

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staffFebruary 21, 2018

New strikes kill 10 in rebel-held suburbs of Syrian capital

The Syrian Civil Defense rescue organization says 10 people have been killed by government airstrikes and shelling on a town ...

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staffFebruary 21, 2018

Australia boosts Indian Ocean travel safety after MH370

Australian authorities say they have helped make the Indian Ocean safer for air and sea travelers since Malaysia Airlines Flight ...

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staffFebruary 21, 2018

Bahrain activist Rajab sentenced to 5 years for tweets

High-profile Bahraini activist Nabeel Rajab was sentenced to five years in jail Wednesday over tweets critical of the war in ...