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Saudi Arabia “completely rejects” the US assessment of Khashoggi’s murder

Saudi Arabia “completely rejects” the US assessment of Khashoggi’s murder. The report notes that the de facto ruler, Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, approved the

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First Joe Biden’s airstrike kills 17 Iran-backed militiamen in Syria

On Thursday, the United States carried out an airstrike, the first since Joe Biden administration took office, against a facility linked to a pro-Iranian militia

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Jamal Khashoggi: Washington blames Saudi prince MBS for murder and publishes the CIA report

A phone call and the publication of a report hitherto kept secret, in two moves the White House closes the era of Mohammed Bin Salman’s

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UN expert accuses Iran of lying about the downing of Ukrainian plane in 2020

A UN expert accused the Islamic Republic of Iran of spreading lies about mistakes made in January 2020, which led to the downing of a

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Syria authorizes the use of the Russian Sputnik V vaccine against coronavirus

The Syrian embassy in Moscow announced on Monday that Syria has authorized the use of the Russian vaccine Sputnik-V against Covid-19 on its territory. “The

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IAEA reaches a last-minute deal that could save the future of US-Iran nuclear talks

The Argentine diplomat Rafael Grossi, head of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), returned to Vienna from Iran last night with a last-minute deal that

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NATO expands its training mission in Iraq from five hundred to four thousand soldiers

NATO expands the training mission in Iraq. The current contingent of five hundred men will gradually rise to four thousand. The purpose of the maneuver,

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Kuwait, emir postpones the National Assembly sessions by one month

A statement shared via Twitter by the Kuwaiti government said that the emir, Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, has issued a decree to postpone the

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Yemeni government worries over cancellation of Houthi classification as terror group

Last week, US administration announced that it would be lifting terrorist designation of Al-Houthis, the Iran-backed extremist outfit. The rebel Yemeni organisation was earlier added

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Iraq, international coalition confirms one person was killed and 5 others injured by missile attacks on a US base in Erbil

Security sources belonging to the Kurdish forces of the Peshmerga announced on Monday evening, February 15, 2021, that at least three mortar bombs landed near