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Car bomb kills two in Latakia

Author: The Associated PressID: 1503176402246481000Sun, 2017-08-20 03:00BEIRUT: Activists say a car bomb has killed two people in the Syrian coastal city of Latakia, a stronghold of President Bashar Assad’s regime. The pro-government Latakia News N [Read story...]

Turkey kills Daesh suspect, detains 4 more

Author: AFPID: 1503176390676475800Sun, 2017-08-20 03:00ISTANBUL: Turkish security forces on Saturday killed one suspected Daesh member and detained four more said to have been planning a bomb attack in the country, local authorities said. Turkish for [Read story...]

Lebanese port eyes Syrian reconstruction

Author: NAJIA HOUSSARIID: 1503176394746477500Sun, 2017-08-20 03:00BEIRUT: The Lebanese port of Tripoli is positioning itself to play a key role in the $200 billion post-war reconstruction of Syria. Port Authority chief Ahmad Tamer believes the projec [Read story...]

Jordan visit: Erdogan in new push for Syria peace

Author: MENEKSE TOKYAYID: 1503092115189288300Sat, 2017-08-19 04:00ANKARA: The conflict in Syria will top the agenda when the Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan arrives in Jordan on Monday for an official visit at the invitation of King Abdallah. [Read story...]

Spain ‘suspects planned bigger attack’

Author: AFP, APID: 1503092115189288100Sat, 2017-08-19 05:00BARCELONA: Suspects in Spain’s twin terror attacks had been planning for an even bigger assault than the deadly car rampages they carried out, police said on Friday, as distressing details [Read story...]

Wildfires trap 2,000 villagers in Portugal

Author: AFPID: 1503015980294903600Fri, 2017-08-18 02:19MACAO, Portugal: Forest fires cut off a village of 2,000 people in Portugal, as firefighters struggled Thursday to control two major blazes in the center of the country, local officials said. And [Read story...]

Texas university cancels white supremacist rally

Author: AFPID: 1502756197153556900Tue, 2017-08-15 03:11CHICAGO: A Texas university canceled Monday a planned white supremacist rally on its campus next month, citing safety concerns following the deadly violence at a rally in Virginia at the weekend. [Read story...]

Turkey policeman stabbed to death by Daesh suspect

Author: AFPID: 1502662598424299100Mon, 2017-08-14 00:42 ANKARA: An officer was stabbed to death near a police station in Istanbul on Sunday by a suspected member of the Daesh group, Turkish media said. The attacker, who was suspected of preparing to [Read story...]

Kushner to lead Trump team on Middle East peace trip

Author: DAOUD KUTTABID: 1502571932260754700Sun, 2017-08-13 03:00AMMAN: Now that the situation in East Jerusalem and Al-Aqsa has calmed down somewhat, the Trump administration is planning to restart Arab-Israeli peace talks, even though there is littl [Read story...]