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Chlorine gas leak at plant sickens 70 in southeast Iran

Author:  Associated Press ID:  1593886451448093000 Sat, 2020-07-04 18:02 TEHRAN, Iran: A chlorine gas leak at a petrochemical center in southeast Iran sickened 70 workers, state-run…

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Families of Syria detainees hope for news amid US sanctions

BEIRUT: Alaa Arnous and his family found the photo of his father Mohammed online last week, the first proof of his fate since he was…

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Over 100 university students accuse Egyptian man of rape

CAIRO: A 22-year-old Egyptian man has been accused via social media of sexually assaulting and harassing more than 100 females over the course of several…

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Yemen welcomes UN report on Iran’s nuclear commitment under 2015 deal

ANKARA: Russian President Vladimir Putin has urged his counterparts in Turkey and Iran to encourage peaceful dialogue between rival forces in Syria in a bid to…

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Can Putin’s Syria peace plea reconcile Tehran and Ankara?

ANKARA: Russian President Vladimir Putin has urged his counterparts in Turkey and Iran to encourage peaceful dialogue between rival forces in Syria in a bid to…

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Lebanon suicides blamed on 'hunger'

Author:  AFP ID:  1593787313981211000 Fri, 2020-07-03 14:40 BEIRUT: Two suicides in Lebanon on Friday, apparently linked to the country’s spiralling economic downturn, sparked angry protests…

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Turkish minister in Libya for defense cooperation talks

BEIRUT: Two suicides in Lebanon on Friday, apparently linked to the country’s spiralling economic downturn, sparked angry protests over the government’s handling of the crisis….

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Iran’s Sumar border crossing with Iraq to be transformed into trading route

Fri, 2020-07-03 13:49 DUBAI: Iranian President Hassan Rouhani ordered the upgrade of a border crossing with Iraq and turning it into a trading route, daily…

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Kuwait to lift lockdown in Mahboula, Jleeb Al-Shuyoukh on July 9

Author:  Fri, 2020-07-03 08:50 DUBAI: Kuwait said it will lift its lockdown of Al-Mahboula and Jleeb Al-Shuyoukh on July 9 after the areas were earlier…

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Lebanon’s IMF talks on hold, finance minister says

DUBAI: Kuwait said it will lift its lockdown of Al-Mahboula and Jleeb Al-Shuyoukh on July 9 after the areas were earlier declared as coronavirus hotspots,…

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