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Turkey hits Syria Kurd militia again after ground attack threats

Turkey accuses the YPG of being the Syrian offshoot of the Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) which has waged a rebellion in the Turkish southeast for more than 3 decades

Turkey accuses the YPG of being the Syrian offshoot of the Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) ...

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Turkey hits Syria Kurd militia again after ground attack threats

The bailout aims to curb the fall in value of the Yemeni riyal, which has plummeted as ...

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Saudi Arabia announces $2 billion bailout for Yemen government

The Argentine pope met Erdogan during his trip to Turkey in November 2014. The return ...

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Turkish President Erdogan to visit Pope Francis on February 5

Some 8.4 million people are at risk of famine, up from 6.8 million in 2017, the UN ...

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22 million Yemenis now in need of aid – United Nations

While withdrawing the Palestine Liberation Organization's recognition of Israel could ...

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Palestinian leaders call for suspension of recognition of Israel

(UPDATED) A spokeswoman for Qatar's foreign ministry denied the accusations. 'The state ...

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UAE accuses Qatar of 'intercepting' 2 passenger planes

(4th UPDATE) It is the second such attack in the Iraqi capital in 3 days

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Baghdad twin suicide bombing kills at least 31

The cause of the incident was unknown but an investigation is under way

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Turkish passenger plane skids off runway onto seaside cliff

(UPDATED) Information shows that Sanchi personnel were killed in the first hour of the ...

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Iranian tanker sinks engulfed in flames, official says no hope of survivors

The decision not to take part in the meeting to begin late Sunday is a further setback to ...

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Hamas says will not attend Palestinian meeting over Jerusalem