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Israel’s Lieberman ‘not backing anyone for PM’

Sun, 2019-09-22 23:16 JERUSALEM: Israeli ex-Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman said on Sunday he will not endorse either Benjamin Netanyahu or Benny Gantz for prime minister following…

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Suspected drones disrupt Dubai flights

Sun, 2019-09-22 23:56 DUBAI: Flights at Dubai’s international airport, one of the world’s busiest, were briefly disrupted Sunday due to “suspected drone activity,” officials said. Two…

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Iran may release British-flagged tanker within hours, Swedish owner says

Author:  Reuters ID:  1569153662740666100 Sun, 2019-09-22 11:51 STOCKHOLM: The chief executive of the Swedish firm that owns the Stena Impero, the British-flagged tanker detained by…

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Seven killed in Baghdad suburb despite anti-Daesh sweep: security sources

STOCKHOLM: The chief executive of the Swedish firm that owns the Stena Impero, the British-flagged tanker detained by Tehran on July 19, said on Sunday…

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Foreign forces raise Gulf ‘insecurity’: Iran’s Rouhani

ABU DHABI: Incurable and increasingly prevalent, dementia is a disease that today affects about 50 million people worldwide. Millions more are diagnosed each year with…

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Iran activists vow to confront Rouhani over ‘medieval’ regime

ABU DHABI: Incurable and increasingly prevalent, dementia is a disease that today affects about 50 million people worldwide. Millions more are diagnosed each year with…

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In Syria’s Idlib, education a casualty of war

Author:  Sat, 2019-09-21 05:05 HAZANO, SYRIA: Near the village of Hazano in northwestern Syria, children come running through the olive groves every morning to meet…

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Small but rare protests in Egypt after online call for dissent

Author:  Reuters ID:  1569038352611218100 Sat, 2019-09-21 00:15 CAIRO: Hundreds protested in central Cairo and several other Egyptian cities late on Friday against President Abdel Fattah…

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Saudi Arabia's Al-Jubeir says Iran bears responsibility for Saudi Aramco attacks

Sat, 2019-09-21 16:41 RIYADH: Iran bears responsibility for the attacks on Saudi Aramco facilities on Sept. 14 and that the Kingdom was working with allies to…

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US sanctions target Iranians’ access to food, medicine: foreign minister

Author:  Reuters ID:  1569049346991666100 Sat, 2019-09-21 06:47 DUBAI: Iran’s foreign minister on Saturday denounced renewed US sanctions against its central bank as an attempt to…

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