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All flights to and from Iraq's Kurdish autonomous region are blocked.
September 25, 2017 - 09:06 GMT
The block was enacted at the request of Baghdad.
U.S. President Donald Trump Expands the Travel Ban (AFP/File Photo)
September 25, 2017 - 08:05 GMT
Restrictions also expanded to include Venezuela and Chad.
Baghdad, Turkey, Iran, the U.S., and the UN have all spoken out against the poll (AFP/File Photo)
September 25, 2017 - 07:48 GMT
The results are "null and void", Turkish Foreign Ministry said.
The vessel, named “Al-Fateh”, will enter Egypt’s naval fleet as part of a deal inked last year that also included the purchase of three other ships to be built in Alexandria with French assistance (AFP/File Photo).
September 24, 2017 - 16:00 GMT
The deal includes three others ships to be built in Alexandria.
Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu has joined the Foreign Ministry in efforts this year, as well, to block Palestine's move to join Interpol.
September 24, 2017 - 15:00 GMT
Its addition could compromise Israeli safety and sensitive information.
Iraq aims to recapture the ISIS-held Hawija district in northern Iraq (AFP/File Photo)
September 24, 2017 - 12:57 GMT
They aim to recapture the ISIS-held Hawija district in northern Iraq.
The majority of Palestinians want Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas to reisgn (AFP/File Photo)
September 24, 2017 - 12:48 GMT
Two-thirds of the poll demand his resignation.
The Kurdish Independence Referendum is scheduled for Sept. 25, 2017 (AFP/File Photo)
September 24, 2017 - 11:30 GMT
Protesters denounced the Sept. 25 vote.
September 24, 2017 - 09:57 GMT
The interception occurred without casualties or damage.
German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel warns the U.S. against abandoning the Iranian nuclear deal (AFP/File Photo)
September 24, 2017 - 09:05 GMT
The move will discourage other powers such as North Korea from participating in international negotiations to end their own nuclear programmes, Sigmar Gabriel says.
Turkish troops on Syrian grounds (AFP/File Photo)
September 24, 2017 - 09:04 GMT
The extension of the mandate is intended to protect Turkey from "threats".
Hundreds of Saudi women filled a sports stadium for the first time (AFP/File Photo)
September 24, 2017 - 07:47 GMT
They were allowed to enter a previously male-only sports stadium for the first time.
Iraqi Kurdish leader Massud Barzani delivers a speech during a rally to urge people to vote in the upcoming independence referendum on September 22, 2017 (Safin Hamed/AFP)
September 23, 2017 - 14:00 GMT
Iraqi-Kurdish President Massoud Barzani delayed an anticipated news conference on Erbil's controversial independence referendum as world powers call for its postponement.
An Iranian medium range missile Zelzal passes by Iranian President Hassan Rouhani during an annual military parade. (str/afp)
September 23, 2017 - 13:30 GMT
Speaking at the parade, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said that Iran ''will strengthen [its] defense and military capabilities...whether you want it or not,'' in reference to Trump's words.
This file photo taken on February 28, 2015 shows Egypt's former Muslim Brotherhood supreme guide Mohammed Mahdi Akef looking on during his trial in the capital Cairo (Mohamed El-Shahed/AFP)
September 23, 2017 - 13:06 GMT
Sentenced to 25 years behind bars in a court ruling that was later overturned, Akef was in the middle of a retrial at the time of his death.
A building destroyed after a Saudi-led airstrike on Yemen's capital Sanaa (AFP)
September 23, 2017 - 13:05 GMT
A Saudi-led coalition bomb that killed 16 civilians and destroyed a residential building in Yemen last month, was made in the US, Amnesty International said in a statement on Friday.