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Iraq seeks to reclaim influential role, status in Arab world

After decades of conflict, Iraq is seeking to reclaim a leadership role and status in the Arab world with a centrist policy.

15 Apr 2019 1:48 PM

Death toll in Iran floods rises to 76

Seventy-six people have been killed in Iran by floods in recent weeks, according to a new toll published on Sunday.

14 Apr 2019 1:48 PM

Israeli spacecraft crashes onto moon after technical failures

The unmanned robotic lander suffered periodic engine and communications failures during 21 min or so of landing sequence, support team said.

12 Apr 2019 9:11 AM

Yemen holds mass funeral for children killed in Sanaa blast

Yemeni rebels have held a mass funeral for children killed in an explosion near two schools.

11 Apr 2019 10:48 AM

Jamal Khashoggi's family denies talks of settlement with Saudi govt

'Currently, trial is taking place and no settlement discussion had been or is discussed,' posted on Salah Khashoggi's Twitter account.

11 Apr 2019 7:24 AM

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Israel PM Benjamin Netanyahu secures record fifth term in office: Report

If he wins, Netanyahu, 69, will be on track to be the longest-serving prime minister in Israel's 71-year history.

10 Apr 2019 10:09 AM

'US is leader of world terrorism': Iran President Hassan Rouhani

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said that the United States was the real 'leader of world terrorism'.

09 Apr 2019 2:06 PM

70 dead, thousands evacuated as more rain forecast in Iran

Iran moved to evacuate more towns and villages threatened by floods after forecasts for more rains in the southwest of the country.

06 Apr 2019 1:33 PM

Iran to blacklist US military if Washington designates militants as 'terrorists'

The United States is expected to designate the Revolutionary Guards a foreign terrorist organization, three US officials told Reuters.

06 Apr 2019 1:02 PM

Chabahar port key for Iran to beat tough US sanctions

With US sanctions tightening, Iran faces challenges as it looks to an isolated port in the southeast to maintain the flow of goods.

27 Mar 2019 2:23 PM

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Israeli air strikes hit sites across Gaza Strip, ceasefire reached

Hamas said Egypt had brokered the ceasefire following the escalation that came before Israel's April 9 elections.

26 Mar 2019 9:30 AM

ISIS terrorists emerge from tunnels to surrender to US forces after Caliphate fails

Top foreign affairs official for Syria's semi-autonomous Kurdish region warned ISIS members captured during assault still posed threat.

25 Mar 2019 11:52 AM

UAE thanks NZ PM for 'sincere empathy' towards Muslims after Christchurch attack

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern's hijab-clad picture was projected on the world's tallest building, the Burj Khalifa, on Friday.

23 Mar 2019 11:55 AM

Saudi crown prince to oversee recreational projects worth USD 23 billion

Saudi Arabia's King announced recreational projects in Riyadh worth $23 billion, officials said, in a new drive to transform the city.

20 Mar 2019 10:16 AM

Hassan Rouhani urges Iranians to 'put all your curses' on US

Iran's president is urging Iranians to put a curse on the United States, Israel and Saudi Arabia.

18 Mar 2019 5:12 PM

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'Totally new one for us': Woman forgets baby at terminal, flight returns

'This flight is requesting to come back, a passenger forgot her baby in the waiting area. Can we come back or what?' pilot said.

12 Mar 2019 12:17 PM

Viral: Couple arrested in Iran after marriage proposal in public

The marriage proposal in public was captured on a video clip that went viral on social media.

11 Mar 2019 4:13 PM

Hassan Rouhani wants Pakistan to take action against border attack group

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani called for 'decisive' action by Pakistan against a terrorist group.

10 Mar 2019 9:15 AM

Saudi Arabia rebuked over Jamal Khashoggi murder at UN rights body

Thirty-six nations condemned Saudi Arabia over the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi in a rare censure of the oil-rich kingdom.

08 Mar 2019 11:51 AM

Israel’s first spacecraft to moon sends selfie to earth

The Israeli mission comes amid renewed global interest in the moon, 50 years after US astronauts first walked on its surface.

07 Mar 2019 6:40 AM

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