Category: Middle East

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staffApril 12, 2018

Trump: Syria attack ‘could be very soon or not so soon at all’

Fears of a military confrontation between Russia and the West ran high on Thursday but U.S. President Donald Trump cast ...

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staffApril 11, 2018

Syria war: Trump says missiles ‘will be coming’

US President Donald Trump has tweeted that Russia should “get ready” for missiles to be fired at its ally Syria, ...

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staffApril 10, 2018

Syria ‘chemical attack’: Trump pledges ‘forceful’ US response

US President Donald Trump has promised a “forceful” response to the alleged chemical attack in Syria, as Western leaders consider ...

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staffApril 8, 2018

At least 70 killed in suspected chemical attack in Douma – Syria

At least 70 people have died in a suspected chemical attack in Douma, the last rebel-held town in Syria’s Eastern ...

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staffMarch 24, 2018

Australian ball tampering shocks cricket

Australia’s Cameron Bancroft has admitted he tampered with the ball during the third Test against South Africa – and captain ...

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staffMarch 23, 2018

Turkey opens airspace to northern Iraq Friday

ANKARA – Turkey will open its airspace to flights from northern Iraq’s Irbil as of Friday, Prime Minister Binali Yildirim ...

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staffMarch 23, 2018

Egypt opens Gaza border for two days

GAZA CITY – Egypt opened its largely sealed border with the Gaza Strip on Friday for two days, Palestinian authorities ...

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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 ...