Category: Middle East

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staffFebruary 11, 2018

Trump says unsure Israel seeks peace with Palestinians

US President Donald Trump said in an interview published Sunday that he was “not necessarily sure” Israel was seeking to ...

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staffFebruary 11, 2018

Turkish military says another soldier killed in Syria

Turkey’s military announced the death of another soldier in its operation against a syrian Kurdish militia in northern Syria, Sunday. ...

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staffFebruary 11, 2018

Israeli strikes were ‘heavy blow’ to Iranian, Syrian forces

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Sunday that Israeli airstrikes in Syria the previous day were a “heavy blow” to ...

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staffFebruary 9, 2018

Air strikes batter Syria rebel enclave for fifth day

Fresh air strikes hit the Syrian rebel enclave of Eastern Ghouta on Friday, AFP correspondents reported, the fifth straight day ...

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staffFebruary 9, 2018

Israel hopeful about Saudi overflights for airliners to Tel Aviv

An Israeli cabinet minister voiced hope on Friday that Saudi Arabia would allow Air India to fly to and from ...

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staffFebruary 8, 2018

Thousands of Palestinians jam Gaza border, temporarily opened by Egypt

Thousands of Palestinian travellers gathered at Gaza’s border crossing with Egypt on Thursday hoping for a brief chance to leave ...

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staffFebruary 8, 2018

Gaza hospitals, clinics to reopen after Emirati grant

Nearly 20 medical centers in Gaza will fully reopen in the coming days after the United Arab Emirates provided financing ...

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staffFebruary 8, 2018

Saudi Arabia temporarily bans poultry imports from India over bird flu

Saudi Arabia has temporarily banned imports of live birds, hatching eggs and chicks from India after a form of bird ...

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staffFebruary 8, 2018

Lebanese official: Israel wants no escalation over border wall says US envoy

A U.S. envoy has assured Lebanese officials that Israel does not want an escalation over a dispute about a border ...

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staffFebruary 7, 2018

Turkish forces hit school, water plant in Syria’s Afrin

Syrian Kurdish fighters accused the Turkish army Wednesday of shelling a primary school and a water plant in Syria’s northern ...