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U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis left open on June 27 the possibility of longer-term assistance to the Syrian Kurdish People’s Protection Units (YPG) in Syria, saying the U.S. may need to supply them weapons and equipment even after the capture of Raqqa from Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL)
JERUSALEM - The Associated Press
Israel's political leaders and chief rabbis on Sunday condemned persistent efforts by ultra-Orthodox Jewish men to shunt Israeli women to the back of public buses.
Iranian Defense Minister Ahmad Vahidi said Dec. 17 that Iran is in the process of manufacturing new assault unmanned aerial vehicles in the country’s latest claim of success in its spying war with Washington.
Iraq’s Vice President Tareq al-Hashemi has been barred from travelling overseas, officials said yesterday, the latest development in a political...
JERUSALEM / BRUSSELS
Israel says it is set to release 550 Palestinian prisoners in the second and final phase of a swap that brought home Israeli soldier Gilad Shalit.
BAGHDAD - Agence France-Presse
Iraq's Vice President Tareq al-Hashemi has been barred from travelling overseas...
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Egypt’s security forces and protesters clash for the third day, leaving 10 people dead and at least 400 wounded.
CAIRO - Agence France-Presse
Syria today agreed to allow an observer mission into the country to monitor the implementation of a deal to end nine months of bloodshed
Bahraini security forces yesterday dispersed several hundred Shiite demonstrators who gathered outside the capital Manama for the fourth day in a row.
RIYADH / BEIRUT
Qatar has information that Syrian President Bashar al-Assad will sign an Arab peace plan aimed at ending his crackdown on anti-government protests, al-Arabiya television reported yesterday, after the Arab League gave Damascus a deadline till Dec.21 to allow in observers.
BAGHDAD / RIYADH
As US troops pull out of Iraq, the country looks likely to enter a new era of turmoil; the PM has called on lawmakers to end support for one of his deputies while the largest political bloc vows to boycott parliament.