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    Cargo plane carrying nine people crashes in Iran

    Reuters . Dubai | Updated at 12:37pm on January 14, 2019

    A Boeing 707 cargo plane with nine people on board crashed on Monday near Iran's Fath airport, west of the capital, Tehran, the semi-official Fars...

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    Turkey urges US to honour strategic partnership

    Reuters . Istanbul | Updated at 11:26am on January 14, 2019

    President Tayyip Erdogan’s spokesperson said on Monday Turkey expected the United States to honour their strategic partnership after US president Donald Trump warned it would...

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    Abbas plans anti-Hamas measures as split widens

    Agence France-Presse . Ramallah | Updated at 12:00am on January 14, 2019

    The decade-long Palestinian split looks set to deepen in the coming months, with president Mahmud Abbas poised to take multiple measures against Gaza to squeeze...

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    Saudi Arabia must hold Khashoggi’s killers ‘accountable’: Pompeo

    Agence France-Presse . Doha | Updated at 12:00am on January 14, 2019

    US secretary of state Mike Pompeo said on Sunday he will ask Saudi crown prince Mohammed bin Salman to ensure the killers of journalist Jamal...

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    US-led coalition says Syria withdrawal has begun

    Agence France-Presse . Hasakeh, Syria | Updated at 12:00am on January 12, 2019

    The US-led coalition in Syria has begun withdrawing its troops, a spokesman said Friday, less than a month after US president Donald Trump made his...

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    Amnesty calls for int’l probe into Khashoggi murder

    Agence France-Presse . Istanbul | Updated at 12:00am on January 11, 2019

    Amnesty International on Thursday called for an international investigation into the murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, in a ceremony marking the 100th day since...

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    Some US officials are first-class idiots: Khamenei

    Agence-France-Presse . Tehran | Updated at 12:00am on January 10, 2019

    Iran’s supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei Wednesday dubbed some US officials ‘first-class idiots’ as he ridiculed them for predicting the collapse of the Islamic Republic....

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    Saudis blast ‘guardianship’ laws after woman’s escape

    Agence France-Presse . Riyadh | Updated at 07:54pm on January 09, 2019

    A Saudi teen’s live-tweeted asylum plea has cast a renewed spotlight on women’s rights just months after women won the right to drive, and sparked...

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    Khamenei calls US officials ‘first-class idiots’

    Agence France-Presse . Tehran | Updated at 04:25pm on January 09, 2019

    Iran’s supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said some US officials are ‘first-class idiots’ in a speech on Wednesday. ‘Some US officials pretend that they are...

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    UN refers Saudi teen to Australia for refugee resettlement

    Reuters. Sydney | Updated at 01:43pm on January 09, 2019

    United Nations has asked Australia to consider refugee resettlement for an 18 year old Saudi woman who fled to Thailand saying she feared her family...

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