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South Syrian rebels agree surrender deal, Assad takes crossing

South Syrian rebels agree surrender deal, Assad takes crossing Sat, 07 Jul, 2018

South Syrian rebels agreed to give up arms in a Russian-brokered ceasefire deal on Friday, rebel sources said, surrendering Deraa province to the government in another major victory for President Bashar al-Assad and his Russian allies.
Iran executes eight over deadly IS attacks in Tehran

Iran executes eight over deadly IS attacks in Tehran Sat, 07 Jul, 2018

Iran has executed eight people convicted over two deadly attacks claimed by the Islamic State group in Tehran last year, the judiciary's news agency said Saturday.
Israeli forces kill two Palestinians in Gaza border protests

Israeli forces kill two Palestinians in Gaza border protests Fri, 29 Jun, 2018

Israeli forces shot and killed two Palestinians, one of them a 14-year-old boy, and wounded 415 others with live fire and tear gas during protests along the Gaza border on Friday, Gaza health officials said.
Hezbollah denies 8 fighters killed in Yemen

Hezbollah denies 8 fighters killed in Yemen Fri, 29 Jun, 2018

Lebanon's Hezbollah on Friday denied that any of its fighters were killed in Yemen after claims by the Saudi-led coalition that it killed eight of its members there.
Fighting in Syria's south escalates, displaces 50,000 people

Fighting in Syria's south escalates, displaces 50,000 people Tue, 26 Jun, 2018

Fighting escalated in southern Syria as government forces on Tuesday pushed deeper into rebel-held territories in Daraa province in a weeklong offensive that the United Nations estimates has displaced up to 50,000 people.
Thousands flee as regime steps up shelling in south Syria

Thousands flee as regime steps up shelling in south Syria Thu, 21 Jun, 2018

Thousands of civilians have fled "intensified" regime bombardments of rebel-held areas in southern Syria in the past three days, a monitor said Thursday, as fears mount of a full-blown assault.
Saudi-led coalition faces tough battle for Yemen's Hodeidah port

Saudi-led coalition faces tough battle for Yemen's Hodeidah port Thu, 21 Jun, 2018

A Saudi-led coalition riding high over its successful capture of Hodeidah airport from the Iran-aligned Houthis faces a daunting challenge to seize Yemen's main seaport, the ultimate prize in the biggest offensive of the war.
Dozens dead in battle for key Yemen port

Dozens dead in battle for key Yemen port Thu, 14 Jun, 2018

Yemeni pro-government forces were locked in heavy fighting with rebels that left 39 people dead on Thursday, as they pressed a Saudi and UAE-backed offensive to retake the key aid hub of Hodeida.
Turkish, US military officials agree on plan for Syrian town

Turkish, US military officials agree on plan for Syrian town Thu, 14 Jun, 2018

Turkey's military said Thursday that Turkish and U.S. officials meeting in Germany have reached an agreement on the Syrian town of Manbij, which has been a source of tension between the NATO allies.
Israel police evict wildcat settlers as deadline looms

Israel police evict wildcat settlers as deadline looms Tue, 12 Jun, 2018

 Israeli police began evicting settlers from homes in a West Bank outpost on Tuesday ahead of a court deadline to leave structures partially built on Palestinian land, an AFP correspondent reported.
Saudi threatens military action if Qatar deploys anti-aircraft missiles: report

Saudi threatens military action if Qatar deploys anti-aircraft missiles: report Sat, 02 Jun, 2018

Saudi Arabia's King Salman has threatened to take military action if Qatar installs a Russian air defense system, France's Le Monde newspaper reported.
Protests resume after Palestinian paramedic's Gaza funeral

Protests resume after Palestinian paramedic's Gaza funeral Sat, 02 Jun, 2018

Thousands of Palestinians, including hundreds of medical workers in white uniforms, took part Saturday in the funeral procession of a colleague who was shot dead by Israeli troops the previous day along the Israel-Gaza border.
Protests resume after Palestinian paramedic's Gaza funeral

Protests resume after Palestinian paramedic's Gaza funeral Sat, 02 Jun, 2018

Thousands of Palestinians, including hundreds of medical workers in white uniforms, took part Saturday in the funeral procession of a colleague who was shot dead by Israeli troops the previous day along the Israel-Gaza border.
Israel to build 2,500 more settler homes in occupied West Bank

Israel to build 2,500 more settler homes in occupied West Bank Thu, 24 May, 2018

Israel said Thursday it will give final approval to the construction of 2,500 new homes in the occupied West Bank, the first tranche of settlements since the controversial US embassy move to Jerusalem.
Iran can resume 20 percent enrichment if EU fails to retain nuclear deal

Iran can resume 20 percent enrichment if EU fails to retain nuclear deal Sat, 19 May, 2018

Iran could resume its 20 percent uranium enrichment if the European signatories of the 2015 nuclear deal failed to keep it alive following Washington's withdrawal, the head of Iran’s Atomic Energy Organisation said on Saturday.
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