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Iran TV airs images of site of airplane crash that killed 65

Iran TV airs images of site of airplane crash that killed 65

Iranian search-and-rescue teams on Tuesday offered the first images of the site of an airplane crash in southern Iran that

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Lebanese president makes landmark visit to Iraq

Lebanese president makes landmark visit to Iraq

President Michel Aoun led a delegation Tuesday to Iraq on the first visit by a Lebanese head of state to

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Qatar and Chad restore diplomatic relations

Qatar and Chad restore diplomatic relations

Qatar and Chad are to restore diplomatic relations, severed in August soon after the start of a Saudi-led boycott of

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More than 100 killed in Syria assault on Damascus suburb

More than 100 killed in Syria assault on Damascus suburb

Government forces bombed the northeastern suburbs of the Syrian capital for a second straight day on Tuesday, killing more than

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U.S. says ready to talk Middle East peace; Abbas calls for conference

U.S. says ready to talk Middle East peace; Abbas calls for conference

The United States declared at the United Nations on Tuesday it was "ready to talk" with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas,

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More bombs hit Syria’s Ghouta, death toll highest since 2013

More bombs hit Syria’s Ghouta, death toll highest since 2013

Pro-government forces pounded the rebel-held district of eastern Ghouta outside the Syrian capital Damascus on Tuesday, in a surge of

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Government bombing of Damascus suburbs kills more than 100

Government bombing of Damascus suburbs kills more than 100

Government forces bombed the northeastern suburbs of the Syrian capital for a second straight day on Tuesday, killing more than

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Israel announces ‘historic’ gas contract with Egypt

Israel announces ‘historic’ gas contract with Egypt

Israel has struck an "historic" contract for sales of billions of dollars' worth of natural gas to Egypt, Prime Minister

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EU embassies urge Sudan to free all political detainees

EU embassies urge Sudan to free all political detainees

European embassies in Sudan on Monday jointly urged Khartoum to release all remaining political detainees held since protests against rising

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Iraq to deport suspected French jihadist who served sentence

Iraq to deport suspected French jihadist who served sentence

An Iraqi court ordered the release and deportation of a suspected French jihadist sentenced Monday to seven months in

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Turkey says hopes to solve issues over Manbij via dialogue with U.S.

Turkey says hopes to solve issues over Manbij via dialogue with U.S.

Turkey hopes that a planned operation into Syria's Manbij will not be necessary and that it can instead resolve differences

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Israeli settler leader says settlements grew rapidly in 2017

Israeli settler leader says settlements grew rapidly in 2017

The number of Jewish settlers in the West Bank grew at nearly twice the rate of Israel's overall population last

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Three Iranian police killed in clashes with Sufi protesters

Three Iranian police killed in clashes with Sufi protesters

Three police officers were killed in Tehran on Monday, a police spokesman said, as clashes broke out with members of

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Presidents of Russia, Turkey, Iran to meet in April in Turkey

Presidents of Russia, Turkey, Iran to meet in April in Turkey

Preparations are under way for Russian President Vladimir Putin, Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan and Iranian President Hassan Rouhani to meet

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77 dead as Syria enclave pounded ahead of expected ground assault

77 dead as Syria enclave pounded ahead of expected ground assault

Heavy Syrian bombardment killed at least 77 civilians in rebel-held Eastern Ghouta on Monday, a war monitor said, as regime

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Iran central bank takes steps to shore up rial

Iran's central bank on Thursday announced a hike in deposit rates in a bid to shore up the value of the rial, after police...

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