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Middle East

Saudi king cancels Maldives visit over swine flu fears

The Saudi king has cancelled a scheduled visit to the politically-troubled atoll nation of the Maldives because of an outbreak of swine flu in...

U.S. wages second day of strikes on al Qaeda in Yemen

The United States carried out a second day of air strikes against al Qaeda in Yemen on Friday, U.S. officials said, in the latest...

Syrian pilot whose plane crashed in Turkey found by rescue team-hospital

A Syrian air force pilot who bailed out as his warplane crashed on Turkish territory has been found by a Turkish rescue team and...

Iraqi army effectively cuts last main exit road out of Mosul

U.S.-backed Iraqi army units shut the last main exit out of the Islamic State group's stronghold in western Mosul, controlling access to the city...

Libyan crisis: Russian foreign minister calls for national dialogue

Russia's foreign minister Sergei Lavrov is pushing for an inclusive national dialogue in Libya. He made this known at talks with Fayez Seraj, the Libyan...

No famine in Yemen but over half on the brink -U.N.-backed...

A U.N.-backed report on Yemen has found no full-blown famine in the country but said 60 percent of Yemenis, or 17 million people, are...

UN: Both sides committed war crimes in Syria’s Aleppo

UN probe finds Syrian air force deliberately attacked aid convoy, while rebels used human shields in eastern Aleppo. Both sides in last year's battle for...

Syria’s Chemical attack symptoms consistent with use of nerve agent –...

The World Health Organization says Victims of the suspected chemical attack appeared to show symptoms consistent with reaction to a nerve agent. Putting the death...

Saudi King Orders Government Authorities to Allow Women Apply for Services...

Saudi King Salman Al-Saud on Thursday ordered concerned government authorities to allow women apply for services without the approval of their guardians, Sabq online...

Al-Shabaab militants attack army base in Mogadishu, kill soldiers

Al Shabaab fighters have attacked a remote Somali army base northwest of the capital Mogadishu, killing several government soldiers. The Islamist group, which has launched...
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