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Middle East

Saudi to shelve, reform billions of dollars of unfinished projects -sources

Saudi Arabia's government is ordering its ministries and agencies to review billions of dollars' worth of unfinished infrastructure and economic development projects with a...

Vice President Pence heads to Seoul as North Korea tensions flare

TVC NEWS U.S. Vice President Mike Pence will travel to South Korea on Sunday in what his aides said was a sign of the...

Assad calls chemical attack “100 percent fabrication”

Syrian President Bashar al Assad insists that the chemical attack blamed on his government is “100 per cent fabrication.” Assad who granted an exclusive interview...

Five Sudanese soldiers killed in Yemen conflict

Five Sudanese soldiers have been killed while fighting for the Saudi Arabia-led coalition against Houthi forces in Yemen, a spokesman for Sudan's armed forces...

Risk of mass starvation rapidly rising in Yemen, Somalia, two others...

The risk of mass starvation in  northeast Nigeria, Somalia, South Sudan and Yemen is rapidly rising due to drought and conflict The United Nations refugee...

G7 rejects sanctions on Russia after ‘ Syria chemical attack’

The G7 group of nations have failed to reach an agreement over threats of new sanctions against Russia and Syria. Foreign ministers were seeking a...

Oil rises toward $56 on Libyan field shutdown, Syria

Oil rose toward $56 a barrel on Monday, supported by another shutdown at Libya's largest oilfield over the weekend and geopolitical tensions following last...

Syria describes U.S. Missile launch as “flagrant aggression”

Syrian government says six of its personnel died during the U.S. missile attack on its Al Shayat airbase . Syria describes the attack as an...

U.S. Defense Secretary calls Syria poison gas attack a “heinous act.”

U.S. Defense Secretary James Mattis has said that a poison gas attack in Syria was a "heinous act" before a meeting at the Pentagon...

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...
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