Friday, August 18, 2017
Middle East

Middle East

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An Egyptian court sentenced Muslim Brotherhood leader Mohamed Badie and other prominent Brotherhood figures to life in prison on Saturday over an attack on...

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Egypt's economic growth rate is set to accelerate to 4.5 per cent in the current fiscal year, higher than in recent years but lower...

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At least 65 civilians die in air strikes by a Saudi-led coalition in the Yemeni city of Taiz, aid agency Medecins Sans Frontieres says.Powered...

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Palestinian Christians appeal for international support to oppose renewed construction of part of Israel's West Bank barrier.Powered by WPeMatico

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A deputy leader of Islamic State, Fadhil Ahmad al-Hayali is killed in a US military strike in northern Iraq, the White House says.Powered by...

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Armed conflict and civil disturbance in the Middle East since 2010 have had the unintended consequence of making the air cleaner.Powered by WPeMatico

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Khalid Sultan, head of the Solidarity Ministry’s Central Administration of NGOs, said that 45 NGOs received approvals to monitor the parliamentary elections after they...

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Gunmen seize four members of the Palestinian Islamic group Hamas from a bus travelling to Cairo from the Gaza Strip.Powered by WPeMatico

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Islamic State (IS) militants demolish a Christian monastery in al-Qaryatain town in Homs province, Syria.Powered by WPeMatico

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Egypt is seeking liquefied natural gas (LNG) from Jordan, three traders told Reuters on Friday, as the two neighbours bolster LNG imports following their...