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World Food Programme considers ending aid to Houthi-controlled areas in Yemen after ‘interference’

BEIRUT: Lebanon has hinted that progress is being made in efforts to resolve its maritime border dispute with Israel following the return of a US…

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Iran increases low enriched uranium production fourfold

Mon, 2019-05-20 18:25 LONDON: Iran has increased by fourfold the production of low enriched uranium, an official in Natanz nuclear facility told Tasnim news agency on…

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Lebanese budget protesters clash with security in Beirut

BEIRUT: Security forces opened water cannons on Lebanese anti-austerity protesters in the country’s capital on Monday, as the government continued to hold marathon meetings to…

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12 suspected extremists killed in Egypt raids: ministry

KAFRANBEL, Syria: Air strikes by Syrian regime ally Russia have killed 10 civilians including five children in a northwestern militant bastion, a monitor said Monday,…

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If Tehran ‘wants to fight’ it will be ‘official end of Iran’: Trump

WASHINGTON: US President Donald Trump tweeted on Sunday that if Tehran “wants to fight,” it will be the “official end of Iran.” If Iran wants to fight, that…

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Sudan army rulers, protesters plan more talks after no agreement

KHARTOUM: Sudan’s army rulers and protest leaders said more talks were planned for Monday on finalizing the makeup of a new ruling body, after hours…

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Russia says Syrian government forces has halted fire in Idlib

Author:  AP ID:  1558300210564354400 Sun, 2019-05-19 23:00 DAMASCUS: Syrian government forces have unilaterally ceased fire in the northern Idlib province, the last major opposition stronghold,…

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Explosion targets tourist bus, injures at least 17 near Cairo’s Great Pyramids: Security sources

Explosion targets tourist bus, injures at least 17 near Cairo’s Great Pyramids: Security sources CAIRO: An explosion targeting a tourist bus injured at least 17 people…

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GCC nations commence enhanced security patrols across the region

Explosion targets tourist bus, injures at least 17 near Cairo’s Great Pyramids: Security sources CAIRO: An explosion targeting a tourist bus injured at least 17 people…

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Iran is not pursuing war: Revolutionary Guards chief

Sun, 2019-05-19 09:40 GENEVA: Iran is not pursuing war, the head of the elite Revolutionary Guards said on Sunday, according to the Fars news agency….

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