Category: Middle East

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US clears $3.5bn Patriot missile sale to Turkey

The United States has said it approved a sale of $3.5bn in missiles to Turkey amid tensions between the NATO allies over ...

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Saudi outreach to Israel ‘faces setbacks’ after Khashoggi crisis

A covert US-backed initiative to improve ties between Saudi Arabia and Israel is facing setbacks after Crown Prince Mohammed bin ...

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US pulls out all ground troops from Syria

United States troops are being withdrawn from Syria, after President Trump said the Islamic State (IS) group had been “defeated” ...

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Saudis condemn US Senate interference

Saudi Arabia has denounced US Senate resolutions to end US military aid for a Riyadh-led war in Yemen and to ...

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Palestinian gunman kills 2, wounds 2 near Jewish settlement in West Bank

A Palestinian man shot and killed two people and injured two others in the West Bank on Thursday, according to ...

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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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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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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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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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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 ...