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UAE announces ninth coronavirus case

Mon, 2020-02-17 08:27 DUBAI: The UAE announced a new coronavirus case on Sunday, bringing the number of those infected in the country to nine, state…

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Turkey-Russia spat ‘not to affect missile agreement’

Mon, 2020-02-17 03:19 ANKARA: The dispute between Moscow and Ankara over Syria’s rebel-held Idlib province will not affect the purchase of Russia’s S-400 missile system,…

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Car bomb kills two in Turkish-controlled Syrian town

ANKARA: Turkey’s foreign minister said on Sunday he has told his Russian counterpart that the Damascus regime’s attacks on the last rebel-held bastion in Syria…

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Turkey tells Russia: Syria regime attacks on Idlib must stop

AMMAN: A car bomb exploded on Sunday in the Syrian town of Tel Abyad, near the Turkish border, killing four people, Turkey’s state-run Anadolu news…

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Magnitude 5.8 quake hits in vicinity of Iran’s Qeshm island in the Gulf

MUNICH: The risk of a military confrontation is higher in the Strait of Hormuz than anywhere else in the Gulf region, Oman’s foreign minister said,…

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Israel strikes Gaza, cancels easing of restrictions

BAGHDAD: Multiple rockets hit near the US embassy in Iraq’s capital early Sunday, an American military source said, the latest in a flurry of attacks…

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Rocket attack hits near US embassy in Iraq capital

JERUSALEM: The Israeli air force attacked Hamas positions in the Gaza Strip on Saturday in retaliation to rocket fire from the Palestinian enclave into Israel,…

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Egypt, France find first cases of China virus

Sun, 2020-02-16 01:21 CAIRO: Egypt has identified its first case of coronavirus, according to the Ministry of Health and Population (MOHP) and the World Health…

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Russia and Turkey are ‘close’ but will disagree, Lavrov says

LONDON: Iraq is close to announcing an independent and impartial cabinet made up of competent and impartial individuals, the country’s caretaker Prime Minister Mohammed Tawfiq Allawi said…

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Qatar ‘ignoring workers’ plight over wages,’ watchdog warns

MUNICH, Feb 15 : Russia has good ties with Turkey but will sometimes disagree, Russia’s Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Saturday. “We have very…

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