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Jan 15, 2017
BEIRUT — Heavy fighting gripped a flashpoint region near Syria's capital on Sunday, leaving seven civilians dead and threatening a nationwide truce designed to pave the way towards peace talks. Further east, Syrian government troops lost ground to a brutal assault by the Daesh terror group near the key Deir Ezzor military airport. The esc ...
Jan 15, 2017
PARIS — France warned of "serious consequences" on Sunday if Donald Trump recognises ...
Jan 15, 2017
BAGHDAD — Iraqi special forces swept through the campus of Mosul University on Sunday ...
Jan 15, 2017
DUBAI — Bahrain on Sunday executed three men found guilty of killing three policemen, sparking violent protests and stoking tensions in the ...
Jan 14, 2017
VATICAN CITY — Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas warned Saturday that moving the US embassy in Israel to Jerusalem would deal a huge blow ...
Jan 14, 2017
ERBIL — Iraqi forces on Saturday retook Mosul's university from the Daesh terror group, the latest key advance in efforts to recapture the e ...
Jan 14, 2017
BEIRUT — Daesh militants launched their biggest assault in a year on government-held areas of the contested city of Deir Ezzor Saturday, att ...
Jan 14, 2017
BEIRUT — Air strikes on a rebel-held town in northwestern Syria killed eight people on Saturday, a monitor said, the latest to hit the area ...
Jan 14, 2017
NEAR MOSUL, Iraq- Civilians and soldiers wounded as Iraqi forces attempt to retake Mosul from the Daesh terror group are receiving treatment ...
Jan 14, 2017
Gaza City, Palestine — Crippling shortages of electricity in Gaza and reports of children dying of cold have stoked anger in the Palestinian ...
Jan 14, 2017
PARIS — It sounds far-fetched at best: holding a Mideast peace conference without Israelis, Palestinians or the incoming US government.But t ...
Jan 14, 2017
ADEN — At least 26 Yemeni fighters died in fresh clashes and an air strike as government forces advanced against Shiite Houthi rebels near a ...
Jan 14, 2017
ISTANBUL — If the United States wants to invite Kurds to the upcoming Syrian peace talks it might as well invite the Daesh terror group too, ...

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