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Violence disrupted vote in a fifth of Malian polling stations:…

Violence disrupted vote in a fifth of Malian polling stations:…

Published 30/07/2018

BAMAKO (Reuters) - Attacks by gunmen or other violence disrupted around a fifth of Mali’s polling stations during Sunday’s presidential election, with about three percent [more…]

Facebook suspends U.S. conspiracy theorist Alex Jones

Facebook suspends U.S. conspiracy theorist Alex Jones

Published 27/07/2018

(Reuters) - U.S. conspiracy theorist Alex Jones has been suspended from Facebook for bullying and hate speech and is close to having pages tied to [more…]

Security forces end attack on Erbil governorate by suspected…

Security forces end attack on Erbil governorate by suspected…

Published 23/07/2018

ERBIL, Iraq (Reuters) - Kurdish security forces killed gunmen who had stormed a government building in the Kurdish city of Erbil on Monday and took [more…]

Turkey orders 331 soldiers detained in Gulen probes: media, police say

Turkey orders 331 soldiers detained in Gulen probes: media, police say

Published 06/07/2018

ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Turkey ordered the detention of 331 soldiers on Friday in two operations targeting alleged supporters of the U.S.-based Islamic cleric who Ankara [more…]

Turkey should keep state of emergency for some time: ruling party ally

Turkey should keep state of emergency for some time: ruling party ally

Published 26/06/2018

ANKARA (Reuters) - Turkey should extend its nearly two-year state of emergency for some more time, a senior member of the nationalist MHP party allied [more…]

Syrian army resumes offensive in south Damascus: state TV

Syrian army resumes offensive in south Damascus: state TV

Published 21/05/2018

BEIRUT (Reuters) - The Syrian army resumed its offensive against Islamic State militants in south Damascus on Monday after a short ceasefire to allow women, [more…]

Turkey’s Erdogan plans to take greater control of economy: Bloomberg

Turkey’s Erdogan plans to take greater control of economy: Bloomberg

Published 15/05/2018

ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Turkey’s Tayyip Erdogan said he plans to take greater control of the economy after presidential elections next month and the central bank [more…]

Hezbollah allies gain in Lebanon parliament: unofficial results

Hezbollah allies gain in Lebanon parliament: unofficial results

Published 07/05/2018

BEIRUT (Reuters) - The Iran-backed Shi’ite group Hezbollah and its political allies won more than half the seats in Lebanon’s first parliamentary election in nine [more…]

Israeli minister says ‘Lebanon equals Hezbollah’ after election

Israeli minister says ‘Lebanon equals Hezbollah’ after election

Published 07/05/2018

JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Hezbollah’s gains in the Lebanese election on Sunday show that the state is indistinguishable from the Iranian-backed Shi’ite group and that Israel [more…]

What could Iran do if Trump pulls out of nuclear deal?

What could Iran do if Trump pulls out of nuclear deal?

Published 04/05/2018

BEIRUT (Reuters) - President Donald Trump is expected to pull the United States out of the Iran nuclear agreement on May 12. Tehran signed the [more…]