Tag: Middle East

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staffMay 26, 2018

Palestinians risk losing Jerusalem ID over Israel loyalty law

Ramallah, Occupied West Bank – “Exile is like death,” Ahmad Attoun, a member of the Palestinian Legislative Council (PLC), told ...

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staffMay 26, 2018

Iran seeks guarantees as nuclear deal signatories meet

The remaining signatories of a multinational nuclear deal with Iran have met for the first time in a bid to save the ...

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staffMay 26, 2018

New US sanctions target aircraft used by Iran’s Rouhani

The United States has imposed new sanctions against an airline company, which routinely transports Iranian President Hassan Rouhani. In a ...

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staffMay 26, 2018

Deadly cyclone blows into Oman

Cyclone Mekunu has hit southern Oman with high winds and rain, killing a 12-year-old girl and leaving three other people ...

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staffMay 21, 2018

After meeting Abadi, Sadr says new government will be ‘inclusive’

Muqtada al-Sadr, the Shia leader whose bloc beat expectations to come out on top in Iraq’s parliamentary vote, has held ...

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staffMay 21, 2018

Paraguay moves embassy to Jerusalem

Paraguay opened its Israel embassy in Jerusalem on Monday, the second country to follow the United States in making the ...

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staffMay 18, 2018

Egypt to open Rafah crossing with Gaza for Ramadan

Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi has ordered the opening of the Rafah border crossing with Gaza Strip for the entire ...

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staffMay 18, 2018

Israel’s Gaza response disproportionate

The UN human rights chief says Israel used “wholly disproportionate” force against Palestinian border protests which have left over 100 ...

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staffMay 16, 2018

Erdogan – UN ‘finished’ after failing to act over Gaza killings

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said the United Nations “collapsed” when faced with Israeli security forces killing more than 60 Palestinians in ...

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staffMay 16, 2018

Chlorine use suspected in February’s Syria attack

Chlorine was possibly used as a weapon in the rebel-held northern Syrian town of Saraqeb in early February, the international ...