Category: Middle East

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staffSeptember 15, 2018

Trump, Pompeo bash Kerry on Iran talks

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has unloaded on his Obama-era predecessor John Kerry for “actively undermining” U.S. policy on Iran ...

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staffSeptember 14, 2018

Iraq’s prime minister indicates he will not seek second term

Iraq’s Prime Minister Haidar al-Abadi says he will not “cling to power,” after Iraq’s highest Shiite religious authority called for ...

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staffSeptember 14, 2018

Israeli forces kill 3 Palestinians in Gaza protests

Israeli forces killed three Palestinians and wounded at least 30 others taking part Friday in weekly protests at the fortified ...

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staffSeptember 14, 2018

Dutch soon to pull fighter jets striking Daesh targets

Dutch F-16 fighter jets will end bombing missions against Daesh (ISIS) in Iraq and Syria at the end of the ...

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staffSeptember 14, 2018

Suspect arrested over Palestinian Embassy official assassination attempt

The Lebanese Internal Security Forces’ Information Branch Friday arrested a man suspected of involvement in a 2017 assassination attempt on ...

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staffSeptember 14, 2018

Turkish minister: Kurdish YPG may aid Syrian gov in Idlib

Turkey’s foreign minister said in a letter to New York Times editors published on Thursday that the Kurdish YPG may ...

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staffSeptember 14, 2018

Israel announces end to Syria humanitarian aid

The Israeli army on Thursday announced it was ending an operation it says was aimed at providing Syrian civilians with ...

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staffSeptember 14, 2018

Lebanese woman returns home from Egyptian jail

A Lebanese woman who was jailed in Egypt over a video that was judged to be offensive returned to Lebanon ...

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staffSeptember 14, 2018

Turkish lira eases after hefty central bank rate hike

The Turkish lira eased on Friday, a day after the central bank raised its benchmark rate by 625 basis points ...

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staffSeptember 12, 2018

Saudi, UAE trying to avoid civilian harm in Yemen: US

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Wednesday he had certified to Congress that Saudi Arabia and the United Arab ...