Thursday 29th June, 2017

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Gaza used as launching pad by IS group targeting Israel

TEL AVIV, Israel - Islamic State-affiliated group Ahfad al-Sahaba on Tuesday has claimed responsibility for the firing of a rocket from Gaza into an open area in Israel on Monday night.Rocke ...

Assad's visit to Khmeimim airbase sends a message, but is it aimed at America or the common enemy ISIS?

LATAKIA, Syria - Soon after America issued a harsh warning to the Syrian regime against launching another chemical weapons attack - the Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, for the first time, was see ...

Turmoil grips Middle East as Saudi refuses to budge on demands to end crisis even as Qatar seeks to negotiate

DOHA, Qatar - As the impact of the Gulf crisis continues to be felt in Qatar, the country has tried hard to convince its neighbors to negotiate the 13-point list of demands they have handed out to ...

Iraqi Military Says It Recaptured Landmark Mosul Mosque

Iraq said Thursday its forces retook control of the destroyed historic mosque in the city of Mosul, where three years ago the head of the Islamic State group announced a self-declared caliphate.Milit ...

Iraq announces 'end of Islamic State' in Mosul

Abu Dhabi [Iraq], June 29 (ANI): Iraq on Thursday announced the end of Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS), also known as Daesh, in the city of Mosul that has been under seizure of the extremist gr ...

Israel hits Syria army after new stray mortar fire

PanARMENIAN.Net - Israel hit a Syrian regime position on Wednesday, June 28 night after stray mortar fire from the war-torn country struck the occupied Golan Heights, in the third such exchange within ...

U.S. publishes once-expunged papers on 1953 Iran coup

PanARMENIAN.Net - Once expunged from its official history, documents outlining the U.S.-backed 1953 coup in Iran have been quietly published by the State Department, offering a new glimpse at an opera ...

New Rules for US Travel Ban to Require Close Family, Business Ties

The United States is set to implement new rules requiring visa applicants from six majority-Muslim nations to have a close relationship with a family member or business in the U.S. in order to be elig ...

Former Israeli Prime Minister Olmert to Leave Prison Early

JERUSALEM - The parole board of Israel's Prison Service has granted former Prime Minister Ehud Olmert early release from prison.Prison Service spokesman Assaf Librati says the board on Thursday gra ...

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Drivers living dangerously in thriving Gulf country

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Reckless and dangerous driving is far more hazardous than terrorism in the thriving UAE.The Gulf country, in the midst of a construction boom, is an oasis o

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Jon Favreau’s The Jungle Book is being described as a live-action updating of Disney’s 1967 classic animated film, and that description is both testament to how well the film works and how thoroughly blurred the divide between the “real” and the computer-generated has become...

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