Category: Middle East

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Thousands flee in first mass exodus from Eastern Ghouta

EASTERN GHOUTA – Thousands of civilians poured out of Eastern Ghouta Thursday as the capture of a key town brought ...

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New convoy of food aid enters Syria’s rebel Ghouta: ICRC

BEIRUT – A new convoy carrying desperately needed food aid entered the rebel enclave of Eastern Ghouta near Syria’s capital ...

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Bombardment kills 25 civilians in Syria’s Ghouta

Bombardment by the Syrian regime and its ally Russia killed 25 civilians, among them three children, in the embattled rebel ...

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Tillerson firing shows US ‘determined’ to quit nuclear deal: Iran

TEHRAN – U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson’s sacking shows that Washington is set on quitting the nuclear deal between ...

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Lavrov – Syria rebels plan to ‘stage’ chemical attack

MOSCOW – Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov Wednesday claimed that Syrian rebels were planning to stage a chemical attack to ...

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Strike kills 2 commanders in Ghouta rebel group

The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said on Wednesday an airstrike killed 12 members of the Failaq al-Rahman rebel group ...

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Iran reveals British-Iranian dual citizen jailed 6 years for spying

DUBAI – Iran revealed Sunday that it had sentenced an unidentified Iranian-British dual citizen to six years in jail for ...

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Israel’s Netanyahu accused of stoking ‘fake’ crisis to force poll

JERUSALEM – Members of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s coalition accused the embattled premier Sunday of perpetuating a “fake crisis” ...

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Syria army cuts off main rebel town in Ghouta as death toll tops 1,000

DOUMA – Syrian regime forces continued their offensive against eastern Ghouta Sunday, a day after they cut off the rebel-held ...

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Israel army shoots dead Palestinian in West Bank clash

Palestinian Territories – A Palestinian man was shot dead by Israeli soldiers Saturday following a clash with Jewish settlers near ...