Category: Middle East

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staffMarch 22, 2018

First rebels leave defeated Syrian town

Syrian rebels and their families have begun leaving a key town in the besieged Eastern Ghouta area as part of ...

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staffMarch 21, 2018

Kuwait unveils ambitious plans for future without oil

The eldest son of Kuwait’s ruler said the OPEC member was revisiting plans to transform itself into a regional business ...

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staffMarch 20, 2018

Daesh kills 36 Syria troops in surprise attack on Damascus

BEIRUT – A monitor said Tuesday three dozen pro-government fighters were killed in a district of Syria’s capital as Daesh ...

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staffMarch 19, 2018

Crown Prince – Abaya robe not necessary for Saudi women

RIYADH – Women in Saudi Arabia need not wear headscarves or the black abaya – the loose-fitting, full-length robes symbolic ...

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staffMarch 19, 2018

More than 6,000 people left Syria’s eastern Ghouta on Monday

More than 6,000 people have left Syria’s eastern Ghouta since Monday morning, Interfax news agency said, citing Russia’s Defense Ministry.

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staffMarch 19, 2018

Iraq approves payment of civil servant salaries for Kurdish region

BAGHDAD – Iraq agreed to pay the salaries of the Kurdistan region’s civil servants and security forces, a spokesman for ...

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staffMarch 19, 2018

Bomb blast in Syria’s Afrin kills 7 civilians, four Syrian rebels

ISTANBUL – A bomb blast in a four-storey building in the town of Afrin in northwest Syria killed seven civilians ...

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staffMarch 19, 2018

French citizen suspected in arms smuggling: Israel

JERUSALEM – Israel said on Monday it had arrested a French citizen, an employee of France’s consulate in Jerusalem, on ...

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staffMarch 18, 2018

Thousands protest 100 days since Trump Jerusalem decision

SIDON, Lebanon – Thousands of Palestinian refugees took part in a Hamas-sponsored event Sunday in Sidon marking that 100 days ...

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staffMarch 18, 2018

Israeli stabbed and wounded in Jerusalem, attacker shot

JERUSALEM – An Israeli was stabbed and wounded in Jerusalem’s Old City Sunday and an Israeli television station said the ...