Tag: Middle East

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Iran links tanker row to nuclear deal

Iran considers Britain’s seizure of an Iranian oil tanker a breach of the 2015 nuclear deal, a senior official said ...

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Trump uses veto to unblock $8bn weapons sale to Saudi Arabia

The US president has vetoed resolutions in Congress to block the sale of $8.1bn worth of weapons to Saudi Arabia ...

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Syrian FM accuses Trump administration of ‘lies’ about withdrawing troops

Syrian Foreign Minister Walid Muallem said on Thursday that the Trump administration “lies” all the time about withdrawing its troops ...

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Saudi corruption crackdown ‘ends with $106bn recovered’

Saudi Arabia has ended a sweeping crackdown on corruption ordered by Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, also known as MBS, ...

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Children ‘dying from hypothermia’ at camp in Syria

At least 29 children and newborns are reported to have died in a teeming camp in northeastern Syria over the ...

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Six Arab foreign ministers meet in Jordan ‘to align policy’

Six Arab foreign ministers have held a “consultative meeting” in Jordan on Thursday in a bid to unify their stances ...

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Palestine launches bid for full UN membership despite US veto

Palestine will launch a bid to become a full member of the United Nations, Palestinian Foreign Minister Riyad al-Maliki said ...

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Israel to ‘worsen’ conditions for Palestinian prisoners

Israeli Public Security Minister Gilad Erdan has announced plans to “worsen” conditions for Palestinian prisoners in Israeli jails. The plans, ...

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Israeli ministers announce new right-wing party

Two Israeli ministers have announced their split from the religious-nationalist Jewish Home party and have set up a new right-wing ...

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Bahrain says work in Syria embassy ‘continuing’ after UAE move

Bahrain has announced that “work is continuing” at its embassy in Syria, day after the UAE reopened its own diplomatic mission ...