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Car bomb kills 1 civilian in Syria’s Al-Bab

AL-BAB, Syria A civilian was killed Tuesday when a bomb-laden vehicle exploded in the northern Syrian city of Al-Bab, according to local security forces. Security forces said they suspected YPG/PKK terrorists...

US deploys low-altitude air defense system in Syria

DEIR EZ-ZOR, Syria US forces have deployed a low-altitude air defense missile system near a natural gas field in eastern Syria, local sources told Anadolu Agency on Wednesday. The system was...

Lebanon’s president says ammonium nitrate caused blast

ISTANBUL/BEIRUT, Lebanon Lebanese President Michel Aoun cited ammonium nitrate as the source of a massive explosion Tuesday at the Port of Beirut which killed more than 60 people and injured...
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Palestinians appeal for return of martyrs’ bodies

HEBRON, Palestine  It has been almost 50 years since Palestinian Ali Abu Maliha went missing. His brother, Mahmoud Amr, accused the Israeli occupation of being behind his brother’s disappearance during an...

YPG/PKK’s deal with so-called opposition condemned

ANKARA The head of the opposition Syrian Interim Government on Wednesday condemned an agreement reached in Moscow between the YPG/PKK terrorists and so-called dissidents known for their proximity to the...

Pakistan parliament passes anti-money laundering bills

KARACHI, Pakistan Pakistan’s parliament on Wednesday passed an anti-money laundering legislation, which was a key demand from the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) to remove the South Asian nuclear state...

US threatens to shut down Baghdad embassy over attacks

NEW YORK  The US warned Iraq on Sunday that it is preparing to permanently shut down its embassy in Baghdad unless the Iraqi government stops a series of rocket attacks...

Lebanese mark first anniversary of Oct. 17 protests

BEIRUT, Lebanon - Protesters in Lebanon on Saturday marked the first anniversary of months-long Oct. 17 anti-government demonstrations. Lebanese held demonstrations in cities to commemorate protests that began against tax...

Syria: Regime attack kills 2, injures 5 civilians

IDLIB, Syria The regime attack in Syria killed two civilians and injured five others in the Idlib de-escalation zone on Friday. The attacks carried out by Bashar al-Assad regime targeted civilian...

Iraq’s Sadr calls for early polls

BAGHDAD Iraqi prominent Shia leader Muqtada al-Sadr in a written statement on Monday called for holding early elections amid ongoing anti-government protests. Al-Sadr, who leads Sairoon political bloc which currently holds...

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Ganja victims of Armenian army attacks shelter in dorm

GANJA, Azerbaijan  The residents of Ganja are taking shelter at the local state university's dormitory after Armenian army shelled the residential areas in the city.   In...

Azerbaijani, Turkish diplomats discuss Upper Karabakh

BAKU, Azerbaijan Azerbaijan and Turkey discussed the latest developments and exchanged views Wednesday about the situation on the ground regarding clashes in Nagorno-Karabakh, according to...

US says Russia, Iran aim to influence November election

WASHINGTON  The US said Wednesday that Russia and Iran were attempting to influence the Nov. 3 presidential election, accusing the latter of sending "spoofed emails"...

France pays tribute to teacher beheaded by extremist

PARIS, France  France paid homage Wednesday to Samuel Paty, a history teacher who was decapitated last week by an extremist in a suburb of the...

Turkish police conduct major anti-terror op in Istanbul

ISTANBUL Turkish police raided 21 homes in Istanbul and arrested a number of people with suspected links to the Daesh/ISIS terror group, security sources said...