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Iran planning attacks on Israel: Benjamin Netanyahu

Speaking on Israeli-annexed Golan Heights, Netanyahu said: 'we are taking necessary actions to prevent Iran from entrenching in our region.'

25 Nov 2019 9:20 AM

Two Iraqi protesters shot dead as unrest intensifies

At least 47 other people were wounded in clashes with security forces.

24 Nov 2019 1:54 PM

Defiant Netanyahu rejects graft indictment, vows to stay Israel's leader

Netanyahu denounced what he called 'false' and 'politically motivated' allegations, after being charged with bribery, fraud.

22 Nov 2019 9:22 AM

As Israel moves towards 3rd election, Netanyahu's rival Gantz fails to form new govt

The announcement by Benny Gantz, leader of centrist Blue and White party, prolongs political paralysis that gripped nation for past year.

21 Nov 2019 10:26 AM

Iraq women deal with revenge porn, leaked selfies as 'sextortion' spreads

The young Iraqi woman received a wave of similar messages after hackers infiltrated her FB, Snapchat and Insta and stole explicit images.

20 Nov 2019 10:24 AM

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Australian man escapes from ‘cunning’ Crocodile by sticking thumb into its eye

The 54-year-old said he wrestled with the croc on the remote beach as it tried to drag him into the water.

16 Nov 2019 1:04 PM

Israel, Islamic Jihad cease fire after heavy Gaza fighting which claimed 32 lives

Islamic Jihad spokesman Musab al-Berim said the Egyptian-brokered deal went into effect at 5:30 AM.

14 Nov 2019 2:33 PM

Rockets rain from Gaza as Israel kills Islamic Jihad commander

Syria said Israel carried out the Damascus strike. Israel did not comment.

13 Nov 2019 8:26 PM

Rockets rain from Gaza as Israel kills Islamic Jihad commander

As the rocket fire and Israeli air-strikes continued into the night, Gaza medical officials said 10 Palestinians had been killed.

13 Nov 2019 10:02 AM

Saudi Arabia labels feminism, homosexuality, atheism as ‘extremist ideas’

Nearly dozen women's right advocates were detained weeks before ban on driving -- which they had campaigned against -- was lifted last year.

12 Nov 2019 12:03 PM

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'Found new oil field with 50 billion barrels of crude': Iran Prez Rouhani

The announcement comes as Iran faces crushing American sanctions after US pulled out of its nuclear deal with world powers.

10 Nov 2019 4:27 PM

'Risk of terrorist attacks...': Saudi Aramco prospectus flags risks, gives few details on IPO size

Sources have said the company could sell 1 per cent-2 per cent on the Saudi stock market in what could be the world's largest listing.

10 Nov 2019 12:27 PM

Iraqi forces kill several protesters in Baghdad, Basra

According to sources, over 35 people were wounded in clashes near the capital city's Shuhada Bridge.

08 Nov 2019 6:49 PM

Saudi king hosts CIA chief after spying on Twitter users charges

The CIA has reportedly concluded that the prince himself was closely linked to the murder, a charge vigorously denied by Riyadh.

08 Nov 2019 4:11 PM

‘One of the best, if not the best, leaders’: US billionaire praises PM Modi

The American billionaire investor posted on Twitter a video of his sit-down discussion with PM Modi.

08 Nov 2019 1:51 PM

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Iran resumes uranium enrichment at underground plant in Tehran

The development is significant as the centrifuges previously spun empty, without gas injection, under the landmark 2015 nuclear accord.

05 Nov 2019 3:26 PM

Turkey says it captured dead IS leader Baghdadi’s sister in Syria

The Turkish official said the 65-year-old known as Rasmiya Awad is suspected of being affiliated with the extremist group.

05 Nov 2019 8:05 AM

Iraq protesters pour into streets for biggest protest day since Saddam

In Baghdad, protesters had set up checkpoints in the streets leading into and surrounding Tahrir Square, redirecting traffic.

02 Nov 2019 4:43 PM

Islamic State confirms death of its founder, names new leader

'We mourn you... commander of faithful,' said Abu Hamza al-Quraishi -- presented as jihadist group's new spokesman -- in audio statement.

01 Nov 2019 8:18 AM

Syrian agent stole ISIS chief Baghdadi's underwear for DNA test before his death

Baghdadi had been about to change location to the Syrian town of Jarablus when the operation happened, he said.

29 Oct 2019 1:05 PM

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