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The war in Syria may get more chaotic as Turkey and Syrian forces directly confront each other in Afrin (AFP/FILE
February 19, 2018 - 11:43 GMT
The war in Syria may get more chaotic as Turkey and Syrian forces directly confront each other in Afrin.
The International Labour Organisation (ILO) and UNHCR on Sunday opened the first centre for employment at the Azraq refugee camp (AFP)
February 19, 2018 - 11:09 GMT
The International Labour Organisation (ILO) and UNHCR on Sunday opened the first centre for employment at the Azraq refugee camp, aimed at facilitating access for the camp’s population to official work opportunities in Jordan.
A man was found crying in agony, dumped in a road-side ditch, after he was kidnapped by gangs of villagers who injected his eyes with acid after he had eloped with his boss’s wife (AFP)
February 19, 2018 - 10:57 GMT
A man was found crying in agony, dumped in a road-side ditch, after he was kidnapped by gangs of villagers who injected his eyes with acid after he had eloped with his boss’s wife, local media reported.
Investigation into online abuse targeting the head teacher of an East London where girls younger than the age of eight were banned from wearing the hijab (AFP)
February 19, 2018 - 10:55 GMT
Police in the UK have opened an investigation into online abuse targeting the head teacher of an East London primary school where girls younger than the age of eight were banned from wearing the hijab.
Sudan’s presidency ordered the release of all political detainees in the country (AFP)
February 19, 2018 - 10:55 GMT
Sudan’s presidency ordered the release of all political detainees in the country, Sudan’s presidential assistant Abdul Rahman Alsadig Alamahdi announced on Sunday evening.
The capture and extradition of a top ISIS leader from Iraq to Turkey has revealed a new level of intelligence cooperation between Ankara, Baghdad and Washington (AFP)
February 19, 2018 - 10:54 GMT
The capture and extradition of a top ISIS leader from Iraq to Turkey has revealed a new level of intelligence cooperation between Ankara, Baghdad and Washington.
Two soldiers were killed and five others injured in a terror attack in Iraq's western Anbar province late Sunday, said an Iraqi military officer (AFP)
February 19, 2018 - 10:53 GMT
Two soldiers were killed and five others injured in a terror attack in Iraq's western Anbar province late Sunday, said an Iraqi military officer.
Internal Security Forces officer slapping an Electricité du Liban worker went viral over the weekend, sparking outrage and prompting the ISF to promise to open an investigation/AFP
February 18, 2018 - 15:09 GMT
A video of an Internal Security Forces officer slapping an Electricité du Liban worker went viral over the weekend, sparking outrage and prompting the ISF to promise to open an investigation.
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February 18, 2018 - 14:48 GMT
A barber has been accused of molesting a 14-year-old deaf and mute boy in a barbershop shortly after his elder brother had dropped him off for a haircut, a court heard on Sunday.
The Jordan Armed Forces- Arab Army (JAF) has acted on intelligence and follow-up by the Military Intelligence Department/AFP
February 18, 2018 - 14:36 GMT
The Jordan Armed Forces- Arab Army (JAF) has acted on intelligence and follow-up by the Military Intelligence Department and concerned authorities to dismantle a network smuggling weapons, drugs and terrorists through, the Jordan News Agency, Petra, reported on Saturday, citing an army source.
The site of an Israeli air strike targeting a Hamas base in Khan Yunis in the Gaza Strip in December 2017 (AFP/file photo)
February 18, 2018 - 14:35 GMT
Trump's special representative has blamed Hamas for causing "misery" in Gaza.
Mosul Eye Founder Omar Mohammed claims Iraq is ripe for another iteration of ISIS if rebuilding efforts continue to miss the core problems facing society in Iraq (AFP/FILE)
February 18, 2018 - 14:24 GMT
Mosul Eye Founder Omar Mohammed claims Iraq is ripe for another iteration of ISIS if rebuilding efforts continue to miss the core problems facing society in Iraq.
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February 18, 2018 - 14:22 GMT
Hundreds of Palestinian mourners marched on Saturday in the funeral of Hamzeh Youssef Zamaareh, 19, in the town of Halhul, north of Hebron in the southern occupied West Bank.
North Korea will aim to cushion the impact of global sanctions by strengthening ties with South Korea, a North Korea expert told News 1 on Sunday/ AFP
February 18, 2018 - 14:21 GMT
North Korea will aim to cushion the impact of global sanctions by strengthening ties with South Korea, a North Korea expert told News 1 on Sunday.
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February 18, 2018 - 14:08 GMT
President Trump hit out at the FBI for missing warning signs about the Florida school shooter in a tweet Saturday night
Israel’s prime minister has said his regime could “act” directly against Iran, showing off what he called a piece of an Iranian drone which the Israeli military claims to have downed more than a week ago. (AFP)
February 18, 2018 - 14:01 GMT
Israel’s prime minister has said his regime could “act” directly against Iran, showing off what he called a piece of an Iranian drone which the Israeli military claims to have downed more than a week ago.o.