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Bahrain, UAE violating human rights amid Persian Gulf dispute

The United Nations has warned Persian Gulf states to respect the rights of citizens amid heightening tensions with Qatar. On Wednesday, United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra’ad Zeid al-Hussein said ...

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Mideast leaders asked Obama to bomb Iran: John Kerry

Former US President Barack Obama was under pressure from certain Middle Eastern leaders to bomb Iran, former US secretary of State John Kerry has revealed. Speaking at an annual retreat of ...

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Turkey parliament approves troop deployment to Qatar

Turkey’s parliament approves a measure to deploy troops to a Turkish military base in Qatar amid a widening rift between the Arab country and neighbors in the Persian Gulf region. ...

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9 dead, including 3 attackers after terror attack in London

A terrorist attack at two sites in central London has left at least nine people dead, including three attackers, London police have confirmed. The attack took place late Saturday night when a ...

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Bahrain unrest obstructing national reconciliation: France

France has condemned the Bahraini regime’s decision to dissolve the country’s largest leftist political party, the National Democratic Action Society (Wa’ad), stating that the measure which comes as part of the ...

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Russia: US-led coalition strikes in Syria increasing civilian death toll

Russia says airstrikes conducted by the US-led coalition purportedly fighting terrorists in Syria “have been exacerbating the situation” in the Arab country and increased the “civilian death toll.” Russian Foreign Ministry ...

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Russia: 99 percent of ballistic missiles on combat alert

Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu says that 99 percent of his country’s ballistic missiles are on combat alert. “Today, the Strategic Missile Force is maintained at the level allowing for reliably ...

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Massive car bomb blast rocks Afghanistan capital

A massive car bomb blast has rocked the Afghan capital of Kabul, leaving at least 50 people dead or wounded. The bomb exploded near the presidential palace and foreign embassies ...

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Syrian government had no role in Idlib chemical attack: Putin

Russian President Vladimir Putin has expressed confidence that the Syrian President Bashar al-Assad’s forces had no role in the April chemical attack in Idlib Province, describing the incident as the ...

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