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Iran attacks planned US-trained Kurdish border force in Syria

16 January, 2018

A US plan to form a new border security force in Syria will cause more instability and “add flames of fire” in the war-torn country, Iran has said.

Gaza fisherman shot dead by Egyptian army: Palestinians

13 January, 2018

A Palestinian fisherman was shot dead by the Egyptian army overnight for unclear reasons, officials in the Gaza Strip said on Saturday.

Qatar says second UAE plane violated its airspace

13 January, 2018

A second UAE military jet violated Qatar's airspace in January, Doha said on Saturday, prompting a new complaint to the UN, as tensions between the Gulf states escalates.

Man cuts Canadian schoolgirl's hijab in 'cowardly' attack

12 January, 2018

A Canadian 11-year-old has told police a man cut her hijab with scissors while she was on her way to school, as the country continues to tackle growing anti-Muslim sentiment.

France tries to calm Trump's Iran nuclear frenzy

12 January, 2018

French President Emmanuel Macron insisted the importance of the Iranian nuclear deal to Trump in a phone call, saying it is important the deal is respected by everyone.

Disappeared nephew of Yemen's Saleh appears in the south

12 January, 2018

The Houthi rebels have been searching for Tareq Saleh for weeks, storming scores of homes in Sanaa to find him.

Ancient mining building discovered in Egypt

12 January, 2018

A team of Egyptian and American archaeologists in southern Egypt have discovered buildings thought to be over 4,000 years old.

US launches task force to investigate Hizballah 'drug terrorism'

11 January, 2018

A special US task force has been created, comprised of specialists on money-laundering, drug trafficking, terrorism and organised crime, and targeting Iran ally Hizballah’s sprawling network.

Earthquakes rock Iran-Iraq border

11 January, 2018

Three earthquakes rocked Iran within a few hours of each other on Thursday, with the strongest being felt in Iraq's capital Baghdad.

Israel cancels second missile defense test in a month

10 January, 2018

Israel has called off a test of an advanced missile defence system, citing a communications malfunction.

Qatar seeks compensation for businesses hit by Saudi-led blockade

10 January, 2018

Qatar's foreign ministry spokesperson Lulwa al-Khater accused the Saudi-led blockade on Doha of being a form of "economic warfare".

Exiled Iranian prince sees chance for regime change

10 January, 2018

Reza Pahlavi, the exiled son of Iran's last shah before the 1979 Islamic Revolution and a critic of the country's clerical leaders, has endorsed the protests that rocked Iran.

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