Category: Middle East

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staffMarch 5, 2018

Iraq government urged to seize assets of Saddam Hussein’s kin, aides

The Iraqi government has been urged to seize the assets of dozens of relatives and cronies of executed dictator Saddam ...

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staffMarch 5, 2018

Zarif criticizes EU ‘extremism’ toward Tehran

TEHRAN – Iran’s foreign minister slammed the European Union for “extremism” in relationship to Tehran in an interview published Monday ...

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staffMarch 4, 2018

Syrian troops advance in rebel-held region near capital

Syrian troops and allied militias have captured a number of villages and towns in a rebel-held region near the capital, ...

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staffMarch 4, 2018

Netanyahu opposes early polls as graft probes intensify

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has said he opposes early elections, as corruption probes linked to him intensify speculation over ...

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staffMarch 3, 2018

Iran’s ex wrestling chief advocates for boycott of Israel

Iran’s student news agency says the former head of Iran’s wrestling federation is asking the country’s diplomats to take responsibility ...

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staffMarch 3, 2018

Saudi crown prince sets off on maiden foreign tour

RIYADH – Saudi Arabia’s crown prince lands in Egypt Sunday on the first leg of his maiden foreign tour as ...

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staffMarch 2, 2018

Over 120,000 Syrian kids unregistered in Lebanon: report

The number of unregistered Syrian children in Lebanon currently exceeds 120,000, an unnamed Lebanese official told a local daily in ...

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staffMarch 2, 2018

Police question Netanyahu over telecom case: Israeli media

Israeli media say police are questioning Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu as part of an investigation into a corruption case involving ...

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staffMarch 1, 2018

Syria aid convoy heads for Afrin: ICRC

An aid convoy is heading for Afrin in Syria to bring humanitarian supplies to 50,000 displaced people, Iolanda Jaquemet, a ...

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staffMarch 1, 2018

Trump and Qatari emir to meet in April

The Qatari government has announced that Emir Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani will attend an April meeting in Washington, DC, ...