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Warring Afghans meet to find peace after decades of war

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Afghanistan’s warring sides started negotiations for the first time, bringing together the Taliban and delegates appointed by the...

Long-awaited Afghan-Taliban peace talks begin in Qatar

DOHA, Sept 12 (Reuters) - The Afghanistan peace talks between representatives of the country's government and the Taliban militant group began in Doha on...

Iran calls Bahrain’s move to normalise ties with Israel shameful – state TV

CAIRO, Sept 12 (Reuters) - Iranâ's foreign ministry has described Bahrainâ's move to normalise ties with Israel as shameful, state television reported on Saturday....

Saudi coalition in Yemen launches air strikes in Sanaa – coalition-backed Yemeni forces, residents

ADEN, Sept 12 (Reuters) - The Saudi-led coalition in Yemen launched air strikes early on Saturday on two sites in the capital Sanaa, which...

Lebanese firefighters douse remains of Beirut port fire

BEIRUT, Sept 11 (Reuters) - Lebanese firefighters and army helicopters on Friday put out the remains of a huge fire at Beirut's port that...

Israeli minister says visit by UAE delegates under review as lockdown looms

JERUSALEM, Sept 11 (Reuters) - A first official visit to Israel by a United Arab Emirates delegation, provisionally planned for Sept 22, may be...

Turkey says EU Mediterranean statement biased, open to talks with Greece

ANKARA, Sept 11 (Reuters) - Turkey slammed a statement by European Union Mediterranean states on Friday, saying the comments were biased and "detached from...

Syria reports Israeli airstrike near northern city of Aleppo

DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — Israeli warplanes fired missiles on suburbs of the northern city of Aleppo early Friday, Syrian state media said, amid increased...

Huge explosions rock military facility in Jordan, no reports of casualties

AMMAN, Sept 11 (Reuters) - Jordan said a series of massive explosions that rocked the city of Zarqa early on Friday was likely caused...

France tries forcing change on Lebanon’s politicians

BEIRUT (AP) — During his visit this month, French President Emmanuel Macron gave Lebanon’s politicians a road map for policy changes and reform, set...

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