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Germany hands over military base to...

Middle East

Sun, Oct 6 2013

The handover is part of the gradual pullout of Western forces due to be completed by the end of next...

Experts begin destroying Syrian chemical...

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Sun, Oct 6 2013

An OPCW official in The Hague says earlier this week that all “expedient methods” would be used to render...

Iraq violence kills 73 including pilgrims,...

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Sun, Oct 6 2013

It came as pilgrims walked to a shrine to commemorate the death of a Shia imam Violence including an...

Qaeda in Syria wants to dominate Iraq,...

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Sat, Oct 5 2013

ISIL has opened fronts to crush other rebel groups fighting to oust President Bashar al-Assad  ...

Israeli soldiers kill Palestinian civilian...

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Tue, Oct 1 2013

The victim, 36-year-old Houshabe Abou Houshabe, was killed by Israeli gunfire A Palestinian man was...

Netanyahu to Obama: Tighten sanctions...

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Tue, Oct 1 2013

Netanyahu visited the White House three days after Obama and new Iranian President Hassan Rouhani spoke...

Turkey unveils reforms, some aimed at...

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Mon, Sep 30 2013

Planned reforms key to Kurdish peace process Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan has announced...

Baghdad area car bombs kill at least...

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Mon, Sep 30 2013

More than 100 wounded Nine car bombs mainly targeting Shiite-majority areas of Baghdad province killed...

Israel’s Netanyahu warns White House...

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Mon, Sep 30 2013

Iran using conciliatory gestures to conceal an unabated march toward a nuclear bomb, he says Mortified...

Chemical experts primed for Syria mission...

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Sun, Sep 29 2013

They are investigating seven alleged chemical weapons attacks and expect to wind up their work on Monday,...

Top Saudi cleric says women who drive...

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Sun, Sep 29 2013

Says 'those who regularly drive have children with clinical problems of varying degrees' One of Saudi...

Israel says it has caught alleged Iranian...

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Sun, Sep 29 2013

Shin Bet says Mansouri arrested three weeks ago Israel's domestic security service says it has...

Iran: More needed than Obama call for...

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Sun, Sep 29 2013

'We never trust America 100 percent,' Deputy Foreign Minister says Iran sought Sunday to calm hard-line...

Air strike kills 12 in Syria high school:...

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Sun, Sep 29 2013

Air strike comes after rebels launched an overnight attack on army positions killed 19 soldiers and wounded...

Shoe thrown as Rouhani returns after...

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Sun, Sep 29 2013

The shoe was thrown as Rouhani stood up through the sunroof of his car to acknowledge the crowd, but...

UN Council orders Syria chemical arms...

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Sat, Sep 28 2013

UN leader Ban Ki-moon called the “historic” resolution “the first hopeful news on Syria in a long time”...

10 key dates in the Syria war

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Sat, Sep 28 2013

Ten key dates in the Syria civil war leading up to Friday's first UN Security Council resolution on the...

UN experts probing 7 alleged Syria chemical...

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Fri, Sep 27 2013

Experts hope to have a comprehensive report ready by late October   UN experts in Syria are...

Mortar shell hits Iraq embassy in Syria,...

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Thu, Sep 26 2013

Three Iraqi women were among those wounded A mortar shell has slammed into the Iraqi embassy in central...

World powers set to test Iran on nuclear...

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Thu, Sep 26 2013

'We have nothing to hide,' Rouhani says Foreign ministers from the five permanent members of the UN...

Gunmen kill second Yemeni air force...

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Tue, Sep 24 2013

Second such incident in two days A Yemeni air force officer was shot dead by gunmen in Sanaa on Tuesday,...