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Middle East

Turkey’s Erdogan compares coup defeat to medieval battle

Erdogan on Saturday led a large-scale celebration to commemorate the 946th anniversary of the 1071 Battle of Malazgirt.

27 Aug 2017 9:16 AM

At least 500 Israelis gather in anti-Netanyahu protest

The scandal has yet to threaten his lengthy rule, but has harmed his public approval ratings.

27 Aug 2017 8:37 AM

Iraq forces take Tal Afar from ISIS

Militants driven out of one of their last strongholds in war-torn country.

27 Aug 2017 7:10 AM

Amid crisis, Qatar restores diplomatic ties with Iran disregarding Arab nations' demand

Despite recalling its ambassador in 2016, Iran and Qatar maintained their valuable commercial ties.

24 Aug 2017 11:38 AM

Iran plans to unblock Twitter, says Communication Minister

The 36-year-old Jahromi became Iran's youngest-ever minister this week, and the first to be born after the 1979 Islamic revolution.

22 Aug 2017 5:46 PM

Donald Trump unveils new Afghan strategy: new course or repeating history?

The strategy appears to amount to around 4,000 new troops, largely freed from Obama-era restrictions.

22 Aug 2017 4:31 PM

42 civilians killed in US-led air strikes in Syrian city of Raqa: reports

Nineteen children and 12 women were among those killed in the raids, which hit several neighbourhoods in the northern city.

22 Aug 2017 3:45 PM

Dubai: Man arrested for trying to smuggle 5.7 million amphetamine pills in sheep intestines

Customs authorities discovered the pills when they inspected the cargo before it was to be released and taken to a warehouse.

22 Aug 2017 3:09 PM

ISIS militants trapped in Iraq-Syria military wise: Jim Mattis

Mattis arrived in the Iraqi capital on an unannounced visit just after Trump made a fresh approach to the stalemated war in Afghanistan.

22 Aug 2017 1:47 PM

In 5 days, Iran will ramp up uranium enrichment to 20 per cent

Iran gave up the majority of its stockpile of 20-percent enriched uranium as part of the nuclear deal it struck with world powers.

22 Aug 2017 1:42 PM