Category: Middle East

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Israeli jets strike Gaza after rocket lands in Beersheba

Israeli jets struck targets in the Gaza Strip early on Wednesday after a rocket fired by Palestinian militants enclave struck ...

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UAE charges British student with spying

Britain said Tuesday it was “deeply concerned” about the well-being of a Ph.D. student charged by the United Arab Emirates ...

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US issues new sanctions on Iran

The United States Treasury Department Tuesday slapped sanctions on an Iranian paramilitary group along with a network of businesses that ...

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Syria’s Assad plans Crimea visit

Syrian President Bashar Assad has tentative plans to visit Crimea in April 2019 and is in talks about starting regular ...

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Pompeo to meet Saudi King over disappearance of Khashoggi

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has arrived in Saudi Arabia to meet King Salman, amid controversy over the fate ...

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Trump blames rogue killers over Khashoggi

US President Donald Trump has suggested “rogue killers” could be behind the disappearance of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi in Turkey. ...

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Saudi Arabia calls murder claims lies

Saudi Arabia has called accusations it ordered the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi inside its Istanbul consulate “lies and baseless ...

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Trump: Closer to solving Khashoggi

U.S. President Donald Trump said Thursday the authorities were getting closer to understanding the disappearance of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, ...

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IMF reverses Iran growth, lifts Saudi forecast

The International Monetary Fund predicted Tuesday that Iran’s economy will sink deep into the red as a result of renewed ...

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Top US diplomat wants ‘thorough’ Saudi probe of journalist’s disappearance

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo called Monday for a thorough and open probe by Washington’s ally Saudi Arabia into ...