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Iran launches nuclear enrichment at underground Fordow plant, IAEA confirms

Author:  Reuters ID:  1573489127577155200 Mon, 2019-11-11 16:06 VIENNA: Iran has begun enriching uranium at its underground Fordow site in the latest breach of its deal…

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Workers strike at Kuwait airport for better working conditions

Author:  AFP ID:  1573468773735132900 Mon, 2019-11-11 10:36 KUWAIT CITY: Hundreds of workers at Kuwait’s international airport held a one-hour strike Monday to demand better working…

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Suez Canal is ‘lifeline’ for Egypt a century and half on

Author:  AFP ID:  1573442485024255200 Mon, 2019-11-11 03:15 ISMAILIA, Egypt: One hundred and fifty years after the Suez Canal opened, the international waterway is hugely significant…

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UN mission in Iraq proposes roadmap for ending upheaval

BAGHDAD: The United Nations’ mission for Iraq on Sunday proposed a roadmap out of the country’s social upheaval, while Amnesty International said Iraq’s crackdown on…

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Turkey should scrap Russian missile system or face US sanctions — White House official

Three killed in southern Iraq protests as Amnesty calls for urgent end to ‘bloodbath’ BAGHDAD: Iraqi anti-government protesters clashed with security forces on Sunday, leaving…

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Blast in Iraq injures five Italian soldiers -army

Author:  Sun, 2019-11-10 18:53 ROME: An explosion in Iraq has injured five Italian soldiers, three of them seriously, the Italian military said on Sunday. The…

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Hezbollah says its ‘arm won’t be twisted’ as Lebanon crisis deepens

Author:  Reuters ID:  1573401568389066300 Sun, 2019-11-10 15:11 BEIRUT: Political talks to agree an urgently needed Lebanese government are still deadlocked, as Hezbollah indicated it would…

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Amnesty calls for urgent end to ‘bloodbath’ in Iraq

BAGHDAD: Iraqi security forces put up concrete barriers in central Baghdad Sunday, trying to hamper and block protesters’ movements a day after forcefully clearing three…

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Iran’s top Al-Quds officials in Baghdad to support Abdul Mahdi

BAGHDAD: Qassim Suleimani, the commander of Iran’s Quds Force and field commander in charge of Iran’s operations in Iraq, has been in Baghdad for 11…

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Will Turkey abandon S-400? Trump meeting will give answer

Author:  Sun, 2019-11-10 00:45 ANKARA: During his meeting next week in Washington, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan announced that he will discuss Patriot systems, F-35s…

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