Tag: Middle East

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Iraqi forces fire tear gas injuring 22 in Baghda

Security forces fired tear gas at anti-government protesters in Baghdad Sunday injuring at least 22 people, police and medical sources ...

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Hezbollah says its ‘arms won’t be twisted’ as crisis deepens in Lebanon

Political talks to agree an urgently needed Lebanese government are still deadlocked, three senior sources said Sunday, as the powerful ...

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Eight killed in bombing in Turkish-controlled northeast Syria

Eight people were killed when a bomb exploded Sunday in an area of northeast Syria controlled by Turkish troops and ...

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Gas stations close as fuel runs low across Lebanon

Many petrol stations across Lebanon have closed due to fuel shortages, the head of the Syndicate of Gas Station Owners ...

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Khamenei says US stoking ‘chaos’ amid Iraq, Lebanon protests

Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has blamed the United States and its allies for spreading “insecurity and turmoil” in ...

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Lebanon deadlock remains after PM quits

Lebanese President Michel Aoun has asked the resigned government of Prime Minister Saad Hariri to continue on a caretaker basis ...

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Lebanon to charge for WhatsApp calls

Lebanon’s cabinet has agreed to impose a fee on calls over WhatsApp and other similar applications, as part of efforts ...

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France suspends all arms exports to Turkey over Syria offensive

France will cease all weapons sales to Turkey that could be used in Ankara’s crackdown on Kurdish militias in Syria, ...

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Turkey boosts troops to enter Syria shortly

Turkey has boosted its forces on the Syrian border ahead of a long-threatened incursion that could target Kurdish-led forces allied ...

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ran’s Rouhani calls on Turkey to show restraint in N. Syria, says US forces ‘should leave region’

Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani called on Turkey to show restraint and avoid military action in northern Syria, adding that US ...