Category: Middle East

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staffOctober 9, 2018

IMF reverses Iran growth, lifts Saudi forecast

The International Monetary Fund predicted Tuesday that Iran’s economy will sink deep into the red as a result of renewed ...

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staffOctober 9, 2018

Top US diplomat wants ‘thorough’ Saudi probe of journalist’s disappearance

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo called Monday for a thorough and open probe by Washington’s ally Saudi Arabia into ...

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staffOctober 9, 2018

Turkey detains 90 for suspected links to Kurdish rebels

Turkey’s Interior Ministry said police have detained 90 people suspected of links to outlawed Kurdish rebels in simultaneous raids in ...

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staffOctober 9, 2018

Israeli military in pursuit of deadly Palestinian attacker

The Israeli military said forces are pursuing a Palestinian assailant who shot and killed two Israelis at a West Bank ...

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staffOctober 9, 2018

First Hindu temple in Dakotas to open October 14

A Hindu temple is opening on October 14 in the Tea suburb of South Dakota’s largest city Sioux Falls, which ...

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staffOctober 8, 2018

Turkey asks to search Saudi consulate for journalist

Turkey has asked for permission to search Saudi Arabia’s consulate in Istanbul after Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi went missing last ...

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staffOctober 8, 2018

Qatar exit visa reform to be enforced ‘by end of month’

Qatar’s decision to abolish its controversial exit visa system will come into force by the end of October, a leading ...

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staffOctober 8, 2018

Qatar Airways commits to Iran flights despite sanctions

U.S. sanctions on Iran will not impact Qatar Airways’ flights to the Islamic republic, the airline’s boss Akbar al-Baker said ...

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staffOctober 8, 2018

Syrian rebels complete weapons withdrawal

Syrian rebels have completed the withdrawal of heavy weapons from the frontline in Idlib, under the agreement between Russia and ...

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staffOctober 6, 2018

Turkey probe into missing Saudi writer

Turkish prosecutors have opened an investigation into the disappearance of a missing Saudi journalist. Jamal Khashoggi, a critic of Saudi ...