Thursday, January 18, 2018

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Yemeni party names new leader after Saleh killed

Yemeni party names new leader after Saleh killed

The party of former Yemeni president Ali Abdullah Saleh named a new leader on Sunday after he was killed last

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Yemen’s Houthis shoot down Saudi-led coalition warplane

Yemen’s Houthis shoot down Saudi-led coalition warplane

Yemen's Houthi forces shot down a warplane of the Saudi-led coalition in Saada province, broadcasters said on Sunday.

Saudi-owned TV channel

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Syrian rebel groups reject Russian-sponsored Sochi conference

Syrian rebel groups reject Russian-sponsored Sochi conference

Syrian rebel groups on Monday rejected Russia's planned Sochi conference on Syria, saying Moscow was seeking to bypass a U.N.-based

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Syrian, Iranian backed forces advance in border area near Israel

Syrian, Iranian backed forces advance in border area near Israel

Syrian army forces backed by Iranian-backed militias pushed deeper into the last rebel-held enclave near a strategic border area with

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“God bless you”, Netanyahu tells Guatemalan president over Jerusalem embassy move

“God bless you”, Netanyahu tells Guatemalan president over Jerusalem embassy move

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu thanked Guatemala with a "God bless you" on Monday for deciding to move its embassy

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Uzbek president says economic data was “fiction” for years

Uzbek president says economic data was “fiction” for years

President Shavkat Mirziyoyev said on Friday Uzbekistan had reported inflated economic growth and employment figures for years, describing the amplified

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U.N. evacuates refugees to Italy from Libya for first time

U.N. evacuates refugees to Italy from Libya for first time

The United Nations began bringing African refugees to Italy from Libya on Friday, evacuating them from detention centres whose conditions

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Two Palestinians killed in anti-US protests after UN vote on Jerusalem-Gaza ministry

Two Palestinians killed in anti-US protests after UN vote on Jerusalem-Gaza ministry

Israeli troops shot dead at least two Palestinians and wounded about 60 with live fire on Friday, the Health Ministry

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Court ruling allows Syrian youth to bring family to Germany

Court ruling allows Syrian youth to bring family to Germany

A Berlin court ruling that permits the parents and siblings of a 16-year-old Syrian migrant to join him in Germany

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U.S. welcomes decision by Saudi-led coalition to keep Yemen port open

U.S. welcomes decision by Saudi-led coalition to keep Yemen port open

The United States on Thursday said it welcomed an announcement by a Saudi-led coalition to keep the Hodeidah port in

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Austria’s Kurz says will fight anti-Semitism after Israel voices concern

Austria’s Kurz says will fight anti-Semitism after Israel voices concern

Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz said on Wednesday his new coalition would focus on fighting anti-Semitism, after Israel made it clear

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Trump threatens to cut aid to U.N. members over Jerusalem vote

Trump threatens to cut aid to U.N. members over Jerusalem vote

U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday threatened to cut off financial aid to countries that vote in favor of a

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Opposition groups quit Iraqi Kurdish government over protests

Opposition groups quit Iraqi Kurdish government over protests

Opposition groups quit the government of Iraq's Kurdish region on Wednesday in protest at violent unrest in which at least

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Saudi king receives Palestinian president Abbas

Saudi king receives Palestinian president Abbas

Saudi Arabia's King Salman received Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas in Riyadh on Wednesday and reiterated the kingdom's support for the

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Turkish banker makes second bid for mistrial in U.S. sanctions case

Turkish banker makes second bid for mistrial in U.S. sanctions case

Lawyers for an executive at Turkey's majority state-owned Halkbank who is accused of helping Iran evade U.S. sanctions on Wednesday

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Israel regulator seeks to ban bitcoin firms from stock exchange

Israel's markets regulator will propose regulation to ban companies based on bitcoin and other digital currencies from trading on the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange,...

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