Category: Middle East

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Iran demands Iraq hand over Kurdish dissidents, close bases

The head of Iran’s armed forces demanded on Tuesday authorities in neighboring Iraq hand over separatist Kurdish dissidents stationed there ...

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Palestinian minister says US ‘attacking international law’ with UN funding cuts

Palestinian Foreign Minister Riyad al-Maliki said on Tuesday the U.S. President Donald Trump’s decision to halt funding to U.N. Palestinian ...

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Daesh ambush kills 21 Syrian fighters in southern Syria

An ambush by Daesh (ISIS) has killed 21 Syrian fighters in Syria’s southern province of Sweida, a Britain-based war monitor ...

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Erdogan urges Russia, Iran to stop ‘disaster’ in Idlib

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Tuesday called on Russia and Iran to halt a looming “humanitarian disaster” in Idlib, ...

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Diplomats from Iran, Russia, Turkey meet UN envoy on Syria

High-level diplomats from Iran, Russia and Turkey are meeting with the U.N. envoy for Syria about creating a committee to ...

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Palestinian mission in Washington given a month to pack up

The Palestinian envoy to Washington says his staffers have been given a month to pack up after the Trump administration ...

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staffSeptember 10, 2018

Palestinians say 10 injured by Israeli fire at beach protest

Gaza’s Health Ministry said Monday 10 Palestinians were wounded by Israeli fire along the territory’s coast. Thousands of Palestinians gathered ...

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staffSeptember 10, 2018

Egyptian arrested after breakfast with woman in Saudi Arabia

An Egyptian man in Saudi Arabia has been arrested after a video of him having breakfast with a woman went ...

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staffSeptember 9, 2018

Two hospitals reopen in war-damaged Iraqi city Mosul

Two hospitals reopened Sunday in the heavily damaged western sector of Mosul, over a year since Iraqi security forces seized ...

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staffSeptember 9, 2018

Russia: US dropped phosphorus bombs over Deir al-Zor

Russia’s military said Sunday that two U.S. F-15 fighter jets had dropped phosphorus bombs over Syria’s Deir al-Zor province Saturday, ...