Category: Middle East

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Filipina women detained at Halloween party in Saudi Arabia

Seventeen Filipina workers in Saudi Arabia have been detained after they took part in a Halloween party, the Philippines foreign ...

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At least 18 dead in flash flood in Jordan

Rescuers combed the shores of Jordan’s Dead Sea resort area early on Friday to find survivors after rain storms unleashed ...

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Over 800 Syrian refugees return home

Former Hezbollah MP Nawwar Saheli presented General Security head Maj. Gen. Abbas Ibrahim Thursday with a new list of refugees ...

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Amnesty urges UN investigation, independent autopsy in Khashoggi death

Amnesty International said Saturday that Saudi Arabia’s explanation of journalist Jamal Khashoggi’s death in the Saudi consulate in Istanbul appeared ...

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US-backed Syria offensive kills 35 Daesh fighters

An offensive by U.S.-backed forces against the last redoubt of Daesh (ISIS) in eastern Syria killed 35 militants Saturday, a ...

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Assad, Russian officials meet in Damascus

Syrian President Bashar Al Assad met representatives of Russia’s foreign and defense ministries in Damascus Friday, Russia’s foreign ministry said ...

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Cyprus takes in 29 Syrian migrants from Lebanon

Cypriot police say most of the 29 Syrian migrants who have arrived to the Mediterranean island after setting sail from ...

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UAE, Egypt, Bahrain support Saudi king in Khashoggi case

The United Arab Emirates, Egypt and Bahrain Saturday backed Saudi Arabia’s statement about the death of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi ...

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Khashoggi died after fight in KSA consulate

Jamal Khashoggi Journalist Jamal Khashoggi died after a fight in the Saudi consulate in Istanbul, the country’s state TV reported ...

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Pompeo arrives in Ankara for Khashoggi talks

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo arrived Wednesday in Ankara for talks with the Turkish leadership over the disappearance of ...