Category: Middle East

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staffOctober 25, 2018

Over 800 Syrian refugees return home

Former Hezbollah MP Nawwar Saheli presented General Security head Maj. Gen. Abbas Ibrahim Thursday with a new list of refugees ...

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staffOctober 20, 2018

Amnesty urges UN investigation, independent autopsy in Khashoggi death

Amnesty International said Saturday that Saudi Arabia’s explanation of journalist Jamal Khashoggi’s death in the Saudi consulate in Istanbul appeared ...

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staffOctober 20, 2018

US-backed Syria offensive kills 35 Daesh fighters

An offensive by U.S.-backed forces against the last redoubt of Daesh (ISIS) in eastern Syria killed 35 militants Saturday, a ...

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staffOctober 20, 2018

Assad, Russian officials meet in Damascus

Syrian President Bashar Al Assad met representatives of Russia’s foreign and defense ministries in Damascus Friday, Russia’s foreign ministry said ...

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staffOctober 20, 2018

Cyprus takes in 29 Syrian migrants from Lebanon

Cypriot police say most of the 29 Syrian migrants who have arrived to the Mediterranean island after setting sail from ...

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staffOctober 20, 2018

UAE, Egypt, Bahrain support Saudi king in Khashoggi case

The United Arab Emirates, Egypt and Bahrain Saturday backed Saudi Arabia’s statement about the death of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi ...

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staffOctober 20, 2018

Khashoggi died after fight in KSA consulate

Jamal Khashoggi Journalist Jamal Khashoggi died after a fight in the Saudi consulate in Istanbul, the country’s state TV reported ...

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staffOctober 17, 2018

Pompeo arrives in Ankara for Khashoggi talks

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo arrived Wednesday in Ankara for talks with the Turkish leadership over the disappearance of ...

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staffOctober 17, 2018

Israeli jets strike Gaza after rocket lands in Beersheba

Israeli jets struck targets in the Gaza Strip early on Wednesday after a rocket fired by Palestinian militants enclave struck ...

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staffOctober 16, 2018

UAE charges British student with spying

Britain said Tuesday it was “deeply concerned” about the well-being of a Ph.D. student charged by the United Arab Emirates ...