Category: Middle East

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staffJuly 25, 2018

Turkish parliament to vote on security law to replace emergency rule

Turkey’s parliament is expected to hold a final vote Wednesday on a security law giving authorities broad counter-terrorism powers following ...

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staffJuly 25, 2018

Dozens dead in Syria suicide attacks

Suicide attacks in southern Syria have killed at least 38 people, reports say. The attacks took place in and around ...

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staffJuly 24, 2018

Istanbul building in spectacular collapse after heavy rains

A four-storey residential building in central Istanbul on Tuesday (Jul 24) collapsed into a cloud of dust in front of ...

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staffJuly 24, 2018

Israel anger at Turkey “Hitler” remarks

Israel’s prime minister has angrily rebuffed comments by the Turkish president who called Israel the “most fascist, racist state” in ...

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staffJuly 24, 2018

Israel shoots down Syrian warplane

Israel has shot down a Syrian warplane flying over its airspace over southern Golan, according to its military. The Israel ...

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staffJuly 24, 2018

Kuwait outcry over Instagram Filipino post

A Kuwaiti social-media influencer who was criticized over comments she made about Filipino domestic workers has defended her remarks. Sondos ...

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staffJuly 19, 2018

Turkey slams Israel’s controversial ‘Jewish nation-state’ law

Turkey on Thursday slammed a new law adopted by Israel’s parliament defining the country as the nation state of the ...

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staffJuly 19, 2018

Israel approves ‘Jewish nation state’ law

Israel’s parliament has passed a controversial law characterising the country as principally a Jewish state, fuelling anger among its Arab ...

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staffJuly 18, 2018

Trial against US pastor resumes in Turkey

The trial of a U.S. pastor who is accused of aiding terror groups and engaging in espionage has resumed in ...

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staffJuly 17, 2018

Deal reached to evacuate pro-regime Syria towns

Thousands of people will be evacuated from two besieged pro-regime towns in Syria in exchange for the release of prisoners ...