Category: Middle East

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Rebel attack in northwest Syria triggers government response

Activists say Syrian government forces have bombed villages and towns in the northwest after a surprise attack by insurgents. The ...

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Boat from Gaza challenges Israeli blockade

A boat carrying wounded Palestinians left from a Gaza port Tuesday in a bid to challenge Israel’s blockade of the ...

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Pompeo talks tough on Iran while visiting the Emirates

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says the U.S. wants to show Iran its actions have “a real high cost” ...

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Rebel attack in northwest Syria kills 27 regime fighters

More than two dozen pro-government fighters were killed in northwestern Syria overnight in a joint attack by rebel and Islamist ...

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UAE voices support for ‘independent’ Lebanon

The United Arab Emirates has been and continues to remain supportive of Lebanon, the country’s envoy in Beirut said Tuesday. ...

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Police question Netanyahu again on corruption allegations

Israeli police are once again questioning Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu as part of their investigations into a string of corruption ...

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Sworn in with new powers, Erdogan leaves on 1st trip

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has left for Azerbaijan and the breakaway northern part of ethnically divided Cyprus, making his first ...

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US envoy calls for Germany to block Iran cash withdrawal

The U.S. ambassador to Germany has called on Berlin to block an Iranian bid to withdraw large sums of cash ...

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Lebanese FM Gebran Bassil blames Syrian refugees for economic crisis

The Lebanese economy is on the verge of collapse due to the Syrian refugee crisis, caretaker Foreign Minister Gebran Bassil ...

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Israel threatens “harsh response” to any Syrian forces in demilitarised Golan

Israel threatened a “harsh response” Monday to any attempt by Syrian forces advancing against southern rebel areas to deploy in ...