Jordan Coronavirus COVID-19 outbreak concept
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COVID19 gets Jordan to confront its tobacco problem

Jordan had banned smoking cigarettes in closed public spaces in 2008. But the implementation of the ban was non-existent and it is not surprising in a country….

Hagia Sophia domes and minarets in the old town of Istanbul
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Will Erdogan’s Hagia Sophia mosque plan work

Probably that’s the reason, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan decided to convert Hagia Sophia from a museum into a mosque….

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan
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Erdogan visits Qatar to seek funds for strengthening regional footing despite COVID19 travel curbs

On Thursday, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan visited Qatar to seek more funds for its plummeting economy as the country…

Blue flashing sirens of police car during the roadblock in the city
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$1 billion worth of “ISIS made” Amphetamines seized in Italy

Italian police seized a record haul of 14 tonnes of amphetamines which are suspected to be manufactured in Syria to finance ISIS….

President Donald Trump
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No takers for extending Iran’s arms embargo

It became abundantly clear in the United National Security Council meeting on Tuesday that there is little appetite to meet the US….

Palestinians hold placards as they take part in a protest against Israel's plans to annex parts
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Israeli annexation plans pose a tough situation for Hamas

With Israel heading for annexation in West Bank, Hamas has warned the former that this act would be taken as a “declaration of war”….

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo
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“It will be a big mistake if the U.S. tries to reimposes sanctions,” says, Iran’s UN envoy Majid Ravanchi

The US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo declared that the United States is hopeful the whole world will comprehend the requirement to extend the UN arms ban on Iran….

Yemeni children
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UNICEF warns of catastrophe for Yemeni children

The United Nation Children’s Fund has predicted dire consequences for the children of the war-torn country in the absence of urgent humanitarian aid….

U. S. Department of State Headquarters
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US State department’s report on terrorism reveal malicious actions of Iran in the region

The US State Department of the United States released Wednesday its annual report to the congress, Country Reports on Terrorism 2019….

A flag of Iran in the wind
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Iran hardliner’s rapid rise a threat to nuclear diplomacy, Europe warned to resume fresh diplomatic talks

With United States’ forthcoming Presidential elections in November the European….