Category: Middle East

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staffFebruary 3, 2018

Turkish police detain 82 people in raids targeting Daesh

Turkish police detained 82 suspected Daesh (ISIS) members, 77 of them foreign nationals, in raids across Istanbul, state-run Anadolu news ...

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staffFebruary 2, 2018

Iran arrests 29 women as headscarf protests intensify

Tehran police have arrested 29 women for appearing in public without a headscarf as protests against the dress code in ...

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staffFebruary 2, 2018

Israel strikes Hamas in Gaza after rocket fired

Israeli forces struck a Hamas position in Gaza early Friday after a rocket was fired from the Palestinian enclave. “An ...

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staffFebruary 1, 2018

Institute says 25 more babies hit by salmonella found at Lactalis since 2006

Lactalis and that led to three dozen babies falling ill late last year, a French health research institute said Thursday. ...

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staffFebruary 1, 2018

UAE cyberfirm DarkMatter steps out of the shadows

DarkMatter, a growing cybersecurity company in the United Arab Emirates that’s recruited Western intelligence analysts, is stepping out of the ...

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staffFebruary 1, 2018

Taiwan lawmakers seek meeting with pope after bishop row

Taiwanese lawmakers are seeking an audience with Pope Francis as concerns grow over Taipei’s diplomatic relations with the Vatican, after ...

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staffJanuary 31, 2018

Second Hong Kong WW2 bomb in a week sparks evacuation

A second wartime bomb was discovered at a construction site in the heart of Hong Kong within a week, prompting ...

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staffJanuary 31, 2018

Teen killed in Turkey by rockets from Syria

A 17-year-old girl was killed in a Turkish border town Wednesday by rockets launched from Syria, officials said, as Turkey ...

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staffJanuary 31, 2018

Bahrain sentences 58 on terrorism charges

A court in Bahrain Wednesday sentenced 58 people on terrorism charges, condemning two of them to death and stripping citizenship ...

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staffJanuary 31, 2018

Turkey, Russia agree to establishing posts in Idlib

Turkey’s President Tayyip Erdogan and his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin agreed to step up efforts to form observation posts in ...