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Israel’s Netanyahu says will meet Trump in New York next week

Israel’s Netanyahu says will meet Trump in New York next week

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Sunday he would meet US President Donald Trump later this month during a…
Gunmen kill four in sectarian attack in Pakistan

Gunmen kill four in sectarian attack in Pakistan

Gunmen in southwestern Pakistan killed four members of a Shia Muslim Hazara family, including a 12-year-old boy, on Sunday, in…
305 Syrian migrants reach Cyprus; 313 are stopped in Turkey

305 Syrian migrants reach Cyprus; 313 are stopped in Turkey

Cyprus police arrested a 36-year-old man Sunday for allegedly driving one of two boats that brought 305 Syrian refugees to…
Palestinians release activist jailed for Facebook post

Palestinians release activist jailed for Facebook post

The Palestinian Authority has released a prominent activist a week after he was arrested for writing a Facebook post criticizing…
Pakistan: 12 picnickers drown at Karachi beach

Pakistan: 12 picnickers drown at Karachi beach

Pakistani police say at least 12 people, including women and children, have drowned at a beach near the port city…
Israeli jet causes sonic boom over southern Lebanon

Israeli jet causes sonic boom over southern Lebanon

Israeli jets have flown low over the southern Lebanese city of Sidon, causing at least one sonic boom. An Associated…
Syrian army controls entire Damascus-Deir al-Zor highway: Hezbollah media unit

Syrian army controls entire Damascus-Deir al-Zor highway: Hezbollah media unit

Syrian government forces seized a final stretch of highway linking the eastern city of Deir al-Zor to the capital Damascus…
Nancy Hatch Dupree ‘Grandmother of Afghanistan’ dies in Kabul

Nancy Hatch Dupree ‘Grandmother of Afghanistan’ dies in Kabul

Nancy Hatch Dupree, a historian from the United States who helped set up the Afghanistan Centre at Kabul University, has…
Iranian warship turns away US battleship as Gulf tension flares: Tasnim

Iranian warship turns away US battleship as Gulf tension flares: Tasnim

A rocket-bearing Iranian military vessel confronted an American battleship in the Gulf and warned it to stay away from a…
Rohingya refugees in Pakistan fear for relatives in Myanmar

Rohingya refugees in Pakistan fear for relatives in Myanmar

For an estimated 300,000 Rohingya Muslims living in squalor in Pakistan’s largest city, the news from Myanmar in the past…
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