Tuesday, April 24, 2018

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Palestinians: Hamas militant’s body to be returned to Gaza

Palestinians: Hamas militant’s body to be returned to Gaza

The Palestinian ambassador in Malaysia says the body of a Hamas militant killed last week in Kuala Lumpur will be

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Turkey’s Erdogan will campaign in a European city for June elections

Turkey’s Erdogan will campaign in a European city for June elections

Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Tuesday he was expecting to hold a campaign rally in a European city next

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Syrian gov’t plans to retake north Homs from rebels next-minister

Syrian gov’t plans to retake north Homs from rebels next-minister

The Syrian government plans to recover an opposition-held pocket north of Homs city soon after it completes surrender deals with

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Afghan official: Taliban attack in east kills 4 policemen

Afghan official: Taliban attack in east kills 4 policemen

An Afghan official says a Taliban attack has killed four local policemen and wounded seven in eastern Ghazni province.

Arif Noori,

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Iran says Europe must not pay Trump ‘ransom’ over nuclear deal

Iran says Europe must not pay Trump ‘ransom’ over nuclear deal

A top Iranian official on Tuesday welcomed European powers' efforts to salvage a historic nuclear deal, but warned they should

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Israel demolishes home of Palestinian accused of killing settler

Israel demolishes home of Palestinian accused of killing settler

Israeli forces on early Tuesday demolished the West Bank house of a Palestinian accused of involvement in the killing

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Egypt sends former anti-graft chief to prison for 5 years

Egypt sends former anti-graft chief to prison for 5 years

An Egyptian military court on Tuesday convicted the country's former anti-graft chief of insulting the armed forces and sentenced him

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Afghanistan: Car bomb near stadium kills 13, says official

Afghanistan: Car bomb near stadium kills 13, says official

A car bombing outside a sports stadium in Afghanistan's southern Helmand province on Friday killed 13 people and wounded 40

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US charges 9 Iranians in massive hacking scheme

US charges 9 Iranians in massive hacking scheme

The Trump administration announced criminal charges and sanctions Friday against Iranians accused in a hacking scheme to pilfer sensitive information

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Syrian army celebrates as rebels quit most of their Ghouta stronghold

Syrian army celebrates as rebels quit most of their Ghouta stronghold

Syrian rebels left one besieged enclave on Friday and agreed to abandon another, leaving only the city of Douma still

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UN rights council scorecard: 5 Israel resolutions, Syria 2

UN rights council scorecard: 5 Israel resolutions, Syria 2

Nine months ago, U.S. Ambassador Nikki Haley stormed the United Nations' top human rights body demanding an end to what

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Air strikes kill 22 at market in Syria’s Idlib: monitor

Air strikes kill 22 at market in Syria’s Idlib: monitor

Air strikes, likely to be Russian, on Thursday killed 22 civilians in a market in the northwestern province of Idlib,

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Syrian Kurdish leader condemns Russia for Turkey ‘green light’ in Afrin

Syrian Kurdish leader condemns Russia for Turkey ‘green light’ in Afrin

A prominent Syrian Kurdish leader on Thursday criticised Russia for giving a "green light" to Turkey to carry out an

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Air India flight to Tel Aviv flies over Saudi Arabia -Flightradar

Air India flight to Tel Aviv flies over Saudi Arabia -Flightradar

The inaugural Air India flight from New Delhi to Tel Aviv was flying over Saudi Arabia late on Thursday, according

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Saudi, US must pursue ‘urgent efforts’ for Yemen peace: Mattis

Saudi, US must pursue ‘urgent efforts’ for Yemen peace: Mattis

Saudi Arabia and America must pursue "urgent efforts" to bring a peaceful end to Yemen's war, US Defense Secretary Jim

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Saudi issues new Islamic sukuk to finance budget

Saudi Arabia said Tuesday it has completed the issuance of a new Islamic sukuk sale to help finance its budget deficit as the kingdom...

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