Category: Middle East

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staffMay 14, 2018

Cleric Sadr set to win Iraq election

Nationalist cleric Moqtada al-Sadr led in Iraq’s parliamentary election with more than half the votes counted on Monday. In the ...

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staffMay 14, 2018

Erdogan – Israel is a terrorist state

Turkey has recalled its ambassadors to Israel and the United States following the killing of dozens of Palestinian protesters by ...

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staffMay 14, 2018

Israel defends Gaza action as 55 killed

In the deadliest day of violence in Gaza since the 2014 war, Palestinian officials say Israeli troops have killed 55 ...

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staffMay 12, 2018

Iraqis vote in first elections since ISIL defeat

Iraqis head to the polls on Saturday in the first parliamentary election since the country declared victory over the Islamic ...

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staffMay 12, 2018

All parties in Astana peace talks on Syria confirm participation in upcoming meeting

All sides of the Astana process on Syria have confirmed their participation in the upcoming talks, which will take place ...

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staffMay 12, 2018

Iran protesters chant anti-US slogans after nuclear deal pull out

Thousands of Iranians have rallied in Tehran following Washington’s unilateral withdrawal from a multinational nuclear deal, just as the country’s foreign ...

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staffMay 11, 2018

Iran condemns wave of Israeli air strikes in Syria

Iran has backed Syria’s “right to defend itself” after Israel launched strikes on what it said was Iranian military infrastructure ...

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staffMay 10, 2018

Israel-Iran fight flares up in Syria

Israel says it has struck almost all of Iran’s military infrastructure in Syria, in response to an Iranian rocket attack ...

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staffMay 9, 2018

Iran deal not deal despite US exit

France’s Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian says the Iranian nuclear deal is “not dead” despite US President Donald Trump’s decision ...

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staffMay 9, 2018

Syria blames Israel for air strike near Damascus

Syrian state media says Israel has launched an air strike against an army position south of the capital Damascus. The ...