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Azerbaijan jails blogger over Nagorno-Karabakh visit

(TASS) A court on grave crimes in Baku has sentenced Russian-Israeli travel blogger Alexander Lapshin to three years behind bars for his visit to...

Egypt: Clashes with police ongoing on Nile island after death of...

BEIRUT, LEBANON (11:00 A.M.) - Police clashed with residents of al-Warraq island who came out to protest the death of two people earlier in...

Saudi Arabia recognized death of 155 of its soldiers and commanders...

Special sources of the news observations revealed names of some of the dead Saudi soldiers and paid troops in Yemen by Yemeni army. Special sources...

Egyptian Air Force destroys terrorist supply convoy near Libyan border

BEIRUT, LEBANON (3:10 P.M.) - The Egyptian Air Force carried out a strategic attack near the Libyan border, Sunday, that targeted a terrorist weapons...

Several casualties in shooting near Jerusalem holy site: police

(Reuters) - Three attackers opened fire near Jerusalem's holiest site on Friday, wounding three Israelis, two of them critically, before they were killed, Israeli...

Saudi Arabia: Tillerson meets with Saudi FM to discuss Qatar crisis

BEIRUT, LEBANON (4:30 A.M.) - US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson held a meeting with Saudi Minister of Foreign Affairs Adel al-Jubeir in Jeddah,...

US, Qatar discuss fighting terror financing

BEIRUT, LEBANON (2:50 A.M.) - US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson vowed that the US would work with Qatar to combat terrorism financing, when speaking...

BREAKING: ISIS caliph confirmed dead by SOHR

BEIRUT, LEBANON (4:20 P.M.) - The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR) claims to have "confirmed evidence" that ISIS caliph Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi is...

Iran, Saudi Arabia agree to terms for Hajj 2017

(IRNA) The Iranian Minister of Culture and Islamic Guidance Reza Salehi-Amiri said on Wednesday that all the conditions of Iran in order to provide...

Qatar gas production boost challenges Trump’s plan of US dominance

Qatar has announced plans to increase natural gas production by 30 percent thus effectively challenging US President Donald Trump's goal of "energy dominance." State-run Qatar...