Category: Middle East

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staffNovember 1, 2017

Pentagon: Raqqa, Syria still too dangerous for civilians to return

The Syrian city of Raqqa, the former self-proclaimed capital of the Islamic State caliphate, is still too dangerous for civilians ...

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staffOctober 31, 2017

Hamas promises ‘blood for blood’ after Israeli tunnel bombing

A Hamas leader on Tuesday promised revenge — but not immediately — for the deaths of seven Palestinians when Israel ...

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staffOctober 31, 2017

Erdogan files criminal complaint after Turkish MP calls him ‘fascist dictator’

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan filed a criminal complaint against a prominent opposition lawmaker on Tuesday, after the deputy called ...

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staffOctober 31, 2017

Israel destroys Gaza tunnel, killing seven Palestinians

Seven Palestinians died Monday when the Israeli military blew up a tunnel leading into the country from Gaza, Israeli and ...

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staffOctober 31, 2017

Japan man held over bodies and severed heads in flat

Japanese police have arrested a man after finding parts of nine bodies in his apartment in Zama, near Tokyo. Police ...

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staffOctober 30, 2017

New Round Of Syrian Peace Talks Starts In Astana

A seventh round of Syrian peace talks has started in Kazakhstan’s capital, Astana. The Kazakh Foreign Ministry said all participants ...

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staffOctober 30, 2017

Kuwait prime minister offers resignation

Kuwait’s Prime Minister Sheikh Jaber Mubarak al-Sabah offered the resignation of his government on Monday, pan-Arab satellite channel Al Arabiya ...

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staffOctober 30, 2017

Iran to lift border curbs with Iraq’s Kurdish region in coming days

Iran will lift border restrictions with Iraq’s Kurdistan region in the coming days following a closure after last month’s Kurdish ...

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staffOctober 30, 2017

Israel delays vote on bill to Judaise Jerusalem

Israel has delayed a vote on a controversial bill that would annex illegal settlements in the occupied West Bank to ...

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staffOctober 30, 2017

Bahrain foreign minister calls for freezing Qatar out of GCC

Bahrain will not attend the upcoming GCC summit if Qatar does not change its stand, and the right step to ...