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Iran sets 10-day countdown to surpass uranium limit

Iran sets 10-day countdown to surpass uranium limit Mon, 17 Jun, 2019

- Iran on Monday set a 10-day countdown for world powers to fulfil their commitments under a nuclear deal abandoned by the United States or else it will surpass its uranium stockpile limit.
Egypt former president Morsi dies after falling ill in court

Egypt former president Morsi dies after falling ill in court Mon, 17 Jun, 2019

Egypt's first democratically elected president Mohamed Morsi, an Islamist who was ousted after one year of divisive rule, died after falling ill during a court hearing Monday, the attorney general said. He was 67.
Israel says Palestinians fired rocket into southern town

Israel says Palestinians fired rocket into southern town Thu, 13 Jun, 2019

Palestinian militants fired a rocket into southern Israel late Thursday, striking a building but causing no injuries, Israeli authorities said.
Ten killed in Israeli attack in Syria following rocket fire

Ten killed in Israeli attack in Syria following rocket fire Sun, 02 Jun, 2019

Israel carried out air strikes in Syria on Sunday in response to rare rocket fire from the neighbouring country, its military said, with a war monitor reporting 10 killed including Syrian soldiers and foreign fighters.

Tens of thousands of Israelis march to mark capture of east Jerusalem

Tens of thousands of Israelis march to mark capture of east Jerusalem Sun, 02 Jun, 2019

Tens of thousands of flag-waving Israelis marched through Jerusalem  to mark their country's capture of the city's east in a 1967 war with tensions heightened due to the holiday coinciding with the final days of Ramadan.
Syrian troops regain control of village they lost to rebels

Syrian troops regain control of village they lost to rebels Sun, 26 May, 2019

 Syrian government forces regained control of a northwestern village, just days after losing it to militants, state media and an opposition war monitoring group said.
Three French IS members sentenced to death in Iraq

Three French IS members sentenced to death in Iraq Sun, 26 May, 2019

An Iraqi court sentenced three French citizens to death for joining the Islamic State group, the first IS members from France to be handed capital punishment, a court official said.
Fighting rages after Syria rebels retake northwest village

Fighting rages after Syria rebels retake northwest village Wed, 22 May, 2019

 Syrian opposition fighters said they recaptured a village on the edge of their stronghold in northwestern Syria that had been seized two weeks earlier by government forces in an offensive that wrecked a months-old cease-fire in the densely populated area.

Yemen rebels say their drone hit arms depot at Saudi airport

Yemen rebels say their drone hit arms depot at Saudi airport Tue, 21 May, 2019

Yemen's Houthi rebels said they launched a bomb-laden drone into Saudi Arabia, targeting an airport with a military base — an attack acknowledged by the kingdom as Mideast tensions remain high between Iran and the United States.
Tehran says Trump's 'genocidal taunts won't end Iran'

Tehran says Trump's 'genocidal taunts won't end Iran' Mon, 20 May, 2019

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said the "genocidal taunts" of US President Donald Trump will not "end Iran", as tensions spike between the two countries.
Russia air strikes kill 10 civilians in northwest Syria

Russia air strikes kill 10 civilians in northwest Syria Mon, 20 May, 2019

Air strikes by Syrian regime ally Russia have killed 10 civilians including five children in a northwestern jihadist bastion, a monitor said Monday, hours after Moscow announced a ceasefire there.
Trump, Saudi Arabia warn Iran against Middle East conflict

Trump, Saudi Arabia warn Iran against Middle East conflict Mon, 20 May, 2019

U.S. President Donald Trump issued a new threat to Tehran, tweeting that a conflict would be the "official end" of Iran, as Saudi Arabia warned it stood ready to respond with "all strength" and said it was up to Iran to avoid war.
UN says civilians targeted in airstrikes on Yemen's capital

UN says civilians targeted in airstrikes on Yemen's capital Fri, 17 May, 2019

The U.N. refugee agency says it is "deeply saddened" by the targeting of civilians in recent airstrikes by the Saudi-led coalition, which left at least six dead including four children, in Yemen's capital.
Egypt's President Sisi pardons 560 prisoners

Egypt's President Sisi pardons 560 prisoners Fri, 17 May, 2019

Egypt's President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi has pardoned 560 prisoners, the majority of whom were accused of supporting the outlawed Muslim Brotherhood, two judicial sources said.
Saudi-led warplanes pound Yemen rebels after pipeline attack

Saudi-led warplanes pound Yemen rebels after pipeline attack Thu, 16 May, 2019

Saudi-led coalition warplanes struck Yemeni rebel targets, including in the capital Sanaa,  two days after the insurgents claimed drone strikes that shut a key oil pipeline in the neighbouring kingdom.
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