Tag: Middle East

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staffDecember 6, 2017

US Jerusalem recognition kiss of death

An expected announcement by President Donald Trump that the US will become the first state to recognise Jerusalem as Israel’s ...

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staffDecember 4, 2017

Jordan urges US not to recognise Jerusalem as Israel capital

Jordan’s foreign minister has warned the US of “dangerous consequences” if it recognises Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. Ayman ...

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staffDecember 2, 2017

Israel targets Syrian military base – Syrian state TV

Israel launched surface-to-surface missiles at a military installation outside the Syrian capital Damascus overnight, Syrian state TV reports. The attack ...

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staffDecember 1, 2017

Lebanese MP Bahiya Hariri meets Canadian Ambassador

Member of Parliament, Bahiya Hariri, met on Friday with newly appointed Canadian Ambassador to Lebanon, Emmanuelle Lamoureux, who paid her ...

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staffDecember 1, 2017

Palestinians fire warning ahead of Trump Jerusalem decision

The Palestinian president’s office warned Friday of the potential destructive effects of any move denying their claim to east Jerusalem ...

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staffNovember 27, 2017

Iran to widen missile range ‘if threatened by Europe’

The deputy commander of Iran’s Revolutionary Guards said that Tehran has so far purposely limited the range of its missiles ...

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staffNovember 27, 2017

Palestinians to appeal over Israeli settlement teams

The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) will hear an appeal on Monday¬†against FIFA’s response to a complaint Palestinians lodged ...

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staffNovember 27, 2017

80 people killed in Syria in just over 24 hours

At least 80 people have been killed in just over 24 hours in suspected Russian and Syrian government shelling in ...

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staffNovember 20, 2017

Iraq top court declares Kurd referendum unconstitutional

Iraq’s supreme court on Monday declared that September’s referendum on independence in the autonomous Kurdish areas in the north of ...

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staffNovember 17, 2017

Russia vetoes Syria chemical attacks probe

Russia has vetoed a UN Security Council resolution that would have extended an international inquiry into chemical weapons attacks in ...