Category: Middle East

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staffJune 6, 2018

Hezbollah and Iran ‘to stay in Syria until it is liberated’

Iran and the Hezbollah movement will not leave Syria until it is “fully liberated from terrorists”, the Lebanese parliamentary speaker ...

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staffJune 5, 2018

Daesh attack in Deir al-Zor kills two Hezbollah fighters

Two Hezbollah fighters were killed Tuesday in an attack in east Syria launched by ISIS (Daesh) earlier this week. The ...

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staffJune 5, 2018

Kurds to pull out of strategic Syria town after deal

The leading Syrian Kurdish militia said Tuesday it would withdraw from Manbij, easing fears of a direct clash between NATO ...

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staffJune 5, 2018

Jordan king orders tax review amid unrest

Jordan’s King Abdullah has ordered the country’s new prime minister to conduct a review of a controversial new tax bill, ...

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staffJune 5, 2018

Iran prepares to boost uranium enrichment

Iran says it has begun work on increasing its uranium enrichment capacity, in case its 2015 nuclear deal with world ...

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staffJune 2, 2018

Erdogan – Uber ‘finished’ in Turkey

ISTANBUL – Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said the ride hailing app Uber is “finished” in Turkey, following intense pressure ...

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staffJune 2, 2018

US vetoes UN resolution on Palestinians

The United States vetoed Friday an Arab-backed U.N. draft resolution calling for protection measures for the Palestinians that won backing ...

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staffJune 2, 2018

US-led coalition raids kill 12 civilians in Syria’s Hassakeh

BEIRUT – At least 12 civilians – members of the same family – have been killed in U.S.-led coalition raids ...

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staffJune 1, 2018

Jordan price hikes spark protests, royal reprieve

AMMAN – Jordan’s King Abdullah II ordered the government on Friday to freeze new price hikes on fuel and electricity, ...

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staffJune 1, 2018

Al-Qaeda warns Saudi crown prince over ‘sin’

DUBAI, UAE –  Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula has warned Saudi Arabia’s reformist Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman over his ...