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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…]

Iran says will not renegotiate nuclear deal, warns against changes

Iran says will not renegotiate nuclear deal, warns against changes

Published 04/05/2018

ANKARA (Reuters) - Iran’s foreign minister said on Thursday U.S. demands to change its 2015 nuclear agreement with world powers were unacceptable as a deadline [more…]

Saudi court starts trial of two Arabs accused of spying for Mossad

Saudi court starts trial of two Arabs accused of spying for Mossad

Published 30/04/2018

RIYADH (Reuters) - A Saudi Arabian court began the trial of two Jordanians accused of spying against the kingdom for Israel’s Mossad intelligence agency, Saudi-owned [more…]

U.S. concerned by ‘destabilizing and malign activities’ of Iran:…

U.S. concerned by ‘destabilizing and malign activities’ of Iran:…

Published 29/04/2018

TEL AVIV (Reuters) - The United States is deeply concerned by Iran’s “destabilizing and malign activities”, new Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said after meeting [more…]

Syrian army targets south Damascus insurgent enclave

Syrian army targets south Damascus insurgent enclave

Published 23/04/2018

BEIRUT (Reuters) - The Syrian army bombarded a jihadist enclave in south Damascus on Monday, state television and a war monitor said, as President Bashar [more…]

Syrian opposition says U.S. cannot afford to leave Syria yet

Syrian opposition says U.S. cannot afford to leave Syria yet

Published 23/04/2018

RIYADH (Reuters) - Syria’s chief opposition negotiator said the United States cannot afford to leave Syria as it has yet to achieve any of its [more…]