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  • »Turkey Sacks 4,000 More Officials in Coup-Bid Crackdown

    Sun 30 April / Apr 2017. 02:13 AM
    The Turkish government has sacked almost 4,000 more public officials in what appears to be the latest purge related to a failed coup last July.
    They include more than 1,000 justice ministry workers, a similar number of army staff and more than 100...
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  • »Palestinian Prisoners Carry on 13th Day of Hunger Strike

    Sat 29 April / Apr 2017. 12:00 AM
    RAMALLAH — Hundreds of Palestinian prisoners in Israeli occupation jails protesting harsh Israeli measures on Saturday continued a hunger strike for the 13th day in a row despite the deteriorating health of many of the inmates.
    The number of...
  • »Israeli Forces Arrest 9 Palestinians

    Sat 29 April / Apr 2017. 12:00 AM
    RAMALLAH — Israeli occupation soldiers Saturday dawn arrested 9 Palestinians in the West Bank, according to Palestinian sources.
    The Palestinian Prisoner's society said in a statement that Israeli troops stormed the West Bank cities of Jenin,...
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  • »Israeli Patriot Downs Unidentified Target over Occupied Golan

    Thu 27 April / Apr 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN — Israel's Patriot anti-aircraft missile system shot down an aerial target over the occupied Golan Heights on Thursday, the Israeli military said.
    Israeli media said residents in the northern Israeli town of Safed reported seeing two...
  • »Le Pen's National Front 'Took EUR5m from EU

    Thu 27 April / Apr 2017. 12:00 AM
    CAPITALS — The far-right National Front (FN) of French presidential candidate Marine Le Pen may have defrauded the European Parliament of about EUR5 million (GBP4m; USD5.4m), EU sources say.
    It is more than twice the sum initially estimated...
  • »Huge Blasts Rocks Damascus Airport, Possible Israeli Strikes

    Thu 27 April / Apr 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN — Numerous explosions early Thursday have reportedly hit the vicinity of Damascus airport.
    According to Sputniknews, Israeli war planes launched five raids against a military squadron positioned at the airport.
    The Syrian Observatory...
  • »China Launches Aircraft Carrier, Boosting Military Presence

    Wed 26 April / Apr 2017. 12:00 AM
    China has launched a new aircraft carrier in the latest sign of its growing military strength.
    It is the country's second aircraft carrier, after the Liaoning, and the first to be made domestically.
    The as-yet unnamed ship was transferred into the...
  • »France Election: Macron Heckled by Pro-Le Pen Workers

    Wed 26 April / Apr 2017. 12:00 AM
    French presidential hopeful Emmanuel Macron has been heckled by factory workers in Amiens after a visit by his far-right rival, Marine Le Pen.
    Ms Le Pen upstaged her centrist rival earlier by turning up to speak to the workers as he met their union...
  • »Occupation Forces Arrest 8 Palestinians

    Wed 26 April / Apr 2017. 12:00 AM
    RAMALLAH — Israeli occupation forces on Wednesday arrested 8 Palestinians from various West Bank cities, according to a Palestinian source.
    The Palestinian Prisoner's Society said in a statement that the occupation forces raided the cities of...
  • »Russian Hackers 'Target' Presidential Candidate Macron

    Tue 25 April / Apr 2017. 12:00 AM
    Russian hackers are targeting the campaign of French presidential candidate Emmanuel Macron, say security experts.
    Phishing emails, malware and fake net domains were all being used as attack techniques, said Feike Hacquebord, from security company...
  • »N. Korea Tensions: US Submarine Arrives in South

    Tue 25 April / Apr 2017. 12:00 AM
    CAPITALS — A US submarine has arrived in South Korea, amid worries of another North Korean missile or nuclear test.
    The missile-armed USS Michigan is set to join an incoming group of warships led by aircraft carrier Carl Vinson.
    North Korea...
  • »N. Korea Conducts Large-Scale Artillery Drills

    Tue 25 April / Apr 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN — North Korea has conducted large-scale artillery exercises on Tuesday on the 85th anniversary of the foundation of its army, South Korea's Yonhap News Agency reported on Tuesday.
    Yonhap reported that the North appeared to have deployed...
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