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Lebanese cancer patients face frantic search for medication
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Lebanese cancer patients face frantic search for medication

QLEIAT, Lebanon (AP) — Saydi Mubarak and her mother share a bond that goes beyond a close mother-daughter relationship: They…
Taliban breaking promises including over women, says UN
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Taliban breaking promises including over women, says UN

GENEVA, Sept 13 (Reuters) – The United Nations’ human rights chief criticized on Monday the Taliban’s record since seizing power…
MIDEAST STOCKS Major Gulf bourses in the red, Abu Dhabi index below record peak
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MIDEAST STOCKS Major Gulf bourses in the red, Abu Dhabi index below record peak

Sept 12 (Reuters) – Major stock markets in the Gulf fell in early trade on Sunday in response to Friday’s…
Saudi Arabia, 20 years after 9/11: ‘A country in the making’
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Saudi Arabia, 20 years after 9/11: ‘A country in the making’

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The Saudi Arabia of today is far different from the Saudi Arabia of Sept.…
Iran invites IAEA chief for talks before showdown with West -diplomats
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Iran invites IAEA chief for talks before showdown with West -diplomats

VIENNA Sept 11 (Reuters) – UN nuclear watchdog chief Rafael Grossi will fly to Tehran this weekend for talks that…
UN envoy: Failure to hold Libya vote could lead to conflict
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UN envoy: Failure to hold Libya vote could lead to conflict

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The UN special envoy for Libya warned Friday that failure to hold presidential and parliamentary elections…
US pulls missile defenses in Saudi Arabia amid Yemen attacks
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US pulls missile defenses in Saudi Arabia amid Yemen attacks

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The US has removed its most advanced missile defense system and Patriot batteries from…
Morocco’s king names Aziz Akhannouch as new PM
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Morocco’s king names Aziz Akhannouch as new PM

Morocco’s King Mohammed VI on Friday appointed Aziz Akhannouch as the country’s new prime minister. A statement from the royal…
Israel arrests 4 Palestinian fugitives who escaped prison
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Israel arrests 4 Palestinian fugitives who escaped prison

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli police on Saturday said they have arrested four of the six Palestinians who broke out of…
Lebanese leaders agree on government to address crisis
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Lebanese leaders agree on government to address crisis

BEIRUT, Sept 10 (Reuters) – Lebanese leaders agreed a new government on Friday after a year of political feuding over…
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