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Middle East

Stop selling literature that denies Holocaust: Israel to Amazon

Yad Vashem's director of libraries, Robert Rozett has offered his assistance to Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos to ‘curb the spread of hatred’.

26 Feb 2017 8:34 PM

Inside the fight against IS sleeper cells in liberated Mosul

Iraqi intelligence officials estimate dozens of IS fighters and sympathizers remain in hiding in eastern Mosul.

25 Feb 2017 3:33 PM

Car bomb on Turkey-backed Syrian rebels kills 41, mostly civilians

The attack was carried out in Sousian, northwest of al-Bab and wounded many others.

24 Feb 2017 3:27 PM

In Gaza, Syrians try to rebuild lives in ruins

In the small enclave where the unemployment rate is 45 percent and high inflation, the Syrians have no way to pay their rent.

24 Feb 2017 9:44 AM

IS jihadists forcing children, disabled into suicide cars: US general

IS had adopted coercive new techniques in its use of suicide car bombs because the jihadists appear to be running out of willing drivers.

24 Feb 2017 9:04 AM

Iraqi forces drive Islamic State out of Mosul airport

Iraqi forces hope to repair the airport and use it as a base from which to drive the militants from Mosul's western districts.

24 Feb 2017 8:38 AM

Turkey allows army officers to wear hijab for the first time

Women may wear the headscarf underneath their cap or beret so long as it is the same colour as their uniform and does not cover their faces.

22 Feb 2017 8:14 PM

Azerbaijan's leader names his wife first vice president

Known for her love of luxury, Ms Aliyeva featured in US diplomatic cables, one of which dubbed her ‘a first lady, too, in fashion’.

22 Feb 2017 1:05 AM

US 'not in Iraq to seize anybody's oil': Mattis

, Mattis has also sought an exemption from Trump's travel ban for Iraqis who served with US troops, including translators.

20 Feb 2017 8:21 PM

Blowing up houses, digging up graves: Iraqis purge ISIS

Local people in Rfaila are purging every last vestige of ISIS's presence: demolishing terrorists' homes and even digging up their graves.

20 Feb 2017 9:26 AM