Middle East

Israel to shut migrant center and deport Africans

In Summary Public Security Minister Gilad Erdan said Holot had become "a hotel for infiltrators at the tax-payers' expense Israel's ...
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Russia blocks bid to probe Syria chemical weapons use

A UN inquiry into chemical weapons use in the war in Syria is set to expire after Russiavetoed a US-sponsored resolution that would ...
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Israel ready to cooperate with Saudi Arabia to face Iran – defence chief

Israel's military chief of staff said in an interview Thursday that his country was prepared to cooperate with Saudi Arabia ...
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Egypt says three militants killed, 74 arrested in Sinai raids

Egyptian security forces killed three suspected militants and arrested 74 others in raids targeting militant groups in North Sinai in ...
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Iran earthquake survivors plead for help

Iranians living outdoors in bitterly cold temperatures after an earthquake are making desperate pleas for help. More than 430 people ...
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Powerful earthquake rocks Iran-Iraq border

Wounded people seek treatment at Sulaymaniyah Hospital in northern Iraq after an earth struck the country. In Summary: The 7.3 ...
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Egyptian forces destroy arms smugglers’ vehicles on Libya border

Egyptian military jets destroyed 10 vehicles carrying weapons, ammunition and smuggled goods near the country’s western desert border with Libya, ...
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Saudi Arabia declares war on Lebanon – Hezbollah

The leader of Lebanon's Hezbollah has accused Saudi Arabia of declaring war on his country, days after Lebanese PM Saad ...
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French president makes surprise Saudi visit

 French President Emmanuel Macron (C-L) looks at a piece of art as he visits the Louvre Abu Dhabi Museum on ...
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Qatar retools after boycott by top auto parts supplier Dubai

Buildings are seen from across the water in Doha, Qatar June 5, 2017. The SUV has fallen foul of the ...
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