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  • »EU Demands Israel Pays for Demolishing Buildings in West Bank

    Wed 18 October / Oct 2017. 11:00 PM
    RAMALLAH — The European Union is demanding that Israel compensate it for demolishing Arab buildings built in Area "C", which is under full Israeli control, Haaretz daily reported Thursday.
    Eight EU countries have written an official protest...
  • »Occupation Forces Arrest 11 Palestinians in West Bank

    Wed 18 October / Oct 2017. 11:00 PM
    RAMALLAH — Israeli occupation troops on Thursday arrested 11 Palestinians in various West Bank cities, according to a Palestinian source.
    The Palestinian Prisoner Society said in a statement that Israeli soldiers stormed the cities of Nablus,...
  • »Astana 7th Round on Syrian Peace Talks End of October

    Wed 18 October / Oct 2017. 11:00 PM
    AMMAN — The Kazakh Foreign Ministry on Thursday announced the date for the next round of multilateral Syrian peace talks, which will be held in Kazakhstan’s capital of Astana in late October.
    "As the guarantor countries of cessation of...
  • »Iraq Takes Disputed Areas as Kurds 'Withdraw to 2014 Lines'

    Tue 17 October / Oct 2017. 11:00 PM
    CAPITALS — Iraq's military says it has completed an operation to retake disputed areas held by Kurdish forces since 2014.
    On Monday and Tuesday troops retook the multi-ethnic city of Kirkuk and its oilfields, as well as parts of Nineveh and...
  • »Occupation Bulldozers Demolish Palestinian Building in Jerusalem

    Tue 17 October / Oct 2017. 11:00 PM
    RAMALLAH — The Israeli occupation bulldozers, accompanied by police escorts, on Wednesday, demolished a Palestinian residential building in the Wadi al-Dam area in the Beit Hanina neighbourhood north of Jerusalem, under the pretext of being...
  • »Israel Demolish 2 Arab-Owned Homes in Occupied East Jerusalem

    Mon 16 October / Oct 2017. 11:00 PM
    RAMALLAH — Israeli municipal authority bulldozers Tuesday tore down two homes owned by Arabs in the Silwan neighbourhood of occupied East Jerusalem, the latest in a decades-long home-demolition policy as part of a wider scheme to evict Arabs...
  • »ISIS Defeated in Raqqa, US-Backed Syrian Forces Advance into City

    Mon 16 October / Oct 2017. 11:00 PM
    CAPITALS — A US-backed alliance of Syrian Kurdish and Arab fighters says it has taken full control of ISIS's one-time "capital" of Raqqa.
    Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) spokesman Talal Sello said the fighting was over after a five-month...
  • »Iraqi Forces Take Sinjar Province, Oil Fields in Kirkuk

    Mon 16 October / Oct 2017. 11:00 PM
    BAGHDAD —AlGhad— Iraqi authorities announced today, Tuesday, that government forces have successfully taken control over two oil fields Northwest of Kirkuk, in addition to having peacefully taken Sinjar province, north of Iraq, an area...
  • »Iraqi Forces Capture Key Sites from Kurds in Kirkuk

    Sun 15 October / Oct 2017. 11:00 PM
    CAPITALS — Iraqi government forces have captured key installations outside the disputed city of Kirkuk from Kurdish fighters.
    A military statement said units had taken control of the K1 military base, the Baba Gurgur oil and gas field, and a...
  • »Somalia: At Least 230 Dead in Mogadishu Blast

    Sat 14 October / Oct 2017. 11:00 PM
    CAPITALS — A massive bomb attack in a busy area of the Somali capital Mogadishu on Saturday is now known to have killed at least 230 people, police say.
    Hundreds more were wounded when a lorry packed with explosives detonated near the...
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  • »Damascus Demands Turkish ‘Immediate, Unconditional’ Pull-out from Northwest Syria

    Fri 13 October / Oct 2017. 11:00 PM
    CAPITALS — Syria demands an immediate pullout of Turkish troops, whose deployment to Idlib province amounts to “flagrant aggression,” the Syrian Foreign Ministry said as quoted by SANA.
    “The Syrian Arab Republic condemns in...
  • »At Least 30 Dead in Mogadishu Blasts, Somalia

    Fri 13 October / Oct 2017. 11:00 PM
    CAPITALS — A massive bomb attack in a busy area of the Somali capital Mogadishu has killed at least 30 people, police say.
    Dozens more were wounded when a lorry packed with explosives detonated near the entrance of a hotel.
    Police say two...
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