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Netanyahu: Slain Islamic Jihad leader a ‘ticking bomb’

JERUSALEM Speaking hours after Israel forces killed the Islamic Jihad commander, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu branded Baha Abu Al-Atta a “ticking time bomb” who had carried out numerous attacks...

Suspected terrorist deported from Turkey in legal limbo

EDIRNE, Turkey  A suspected Daesh/ISIS terrorist in legal and literal limbo on Wednesday helps capture some of the chaos sown when Western countries refuse to take back their citizens who...

Iraq restores order around Iran consulate after attack

BAGHDAD Iraqi forces restored order around the Iranian consulate in the holy city of Karbala on Monday, a day after protesters attacked the building, a local security source said. "Anti-riot forces...

Netanyahu’s agenda thrives with return to assassinations

GAZA City, Palestine Palestinian analysts believe that the Israeli assassination of Bahaa Abu al-Atta, a senior military commander of the Palestinian group Islamic Jihad, serves the political, military and security...

Turkish, Russian top diplomats discuss Syria over phone

ANKARA The foreign ministers of Turkey and Russia discussed on Thursday a recent deal between the two countries about northern Syria on the phone. Mevlut Cavusoglu and Sergey Lavrov discussed the...

Iraq: 12 burnt bodies extracted in protest-hit province

BAGHDAD Iraqi authorities said Saturday 12 burnt corpses were extracted in Dewaniya, one day after mass protests against unemployment and corruption in the southern province.  The Dewaniya health circle said the...

Dozens of Houthi rebels killed in western Yemen clashes

SANAA, Yemen  Scores of Houthi rebels were killed and a commander was injured in clashes with government forces in western Yemen, the country’s army said on Wednesday. "Houthi commander Abu Jaffar...

Two Yemeni ministers survive bomb attack in Shabwah

SHABWAH, Yemen Two Yemeni ministers survived an assassination attempt in the southern Shabwah province on Monday, according to a local official. Security forces arrested two men for attempting to plant an...

Arab countries consider Israel as 'ally': Netanyahu

JERUSALEM  Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has said that Arab countries now consider Israel as a "necessary ally" in fighting extremism and Iran rather than an enemy. Arab countries "no longer...

Former Iraqi PM recommends election government

IRAQ  Former Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi on Saturday advocated for the establishment of an independent election government in preparation for early elections.  “Main task of the independent government is to...

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Turkish FM slams hypocrisy of EU Parliament head

ANKARA Turkey's foreign minister slammed EU Parliament's President David Sassoli over his claim about the content of their meeting on Wednesday. The two met in Brussels. After...

Syria: YPG/PKK supporters attack Russian army vehicle

AYN AL-ARAB, Syria/ANKARA Supporters of the YPG/PKK terror group on Monday assaulted Russian military vehicles conducting joint patrols with the Turkish military in northern Syria. YPG/PKK...

US no longer has role in peace process: Palestinians

RAMALLAH, Palestine The Palestinian Authority condemned an announcement Monday by U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo that Israeli settlements in the West Bank will no...

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