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    Iran to consider talks with US if sanctions lifted: Khamenei

    Reuters .  Dubai | Updated at 12:00am on July 05, 2019

    Iran’s intelligence minister has said Tehran and Washington could hold talks only if the United States ended its sanctions and Iran’s top authority, Ayatollah Ali...

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    Saudi cities face growing threat of Yemen rebel drones

    Agence-France-Presse . Riyadh | Updated at 12:00am on July 04, 2019

    Yemen’s Iran-aligned Huthi rebels have stepped up drone and missile attacks on Saudi cities, highlighting what analysts call the kingdom’s military vulnerabilities amid heightened tensions...

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    Iran to exceed uranium enrichment level

    Agence-France-Presse . Tehran | Updated at 12:00am on July 04, 2019

    Iran ignored US and EU warnings Wednesday and announced it will exceed the maximum enrichment level it agreed for uranium within days in response to...

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    Israel hit by protests over police killing of youth

    Agence-France-Presse . Jerusalem | Updated at 12:00am on July 03, 2019

    Israel has faced protests over an off-duty police officer’s killing of a young man of Ethiopian origin and braced for more Tuesday as the incident...

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    Iran says it exceeds enriched uranium stockpile limit

    Agence-France-Presse . Tehran | Updated at 12:00am on July 03, 2019

    Iranian foreign minister Mohammad Javad  Zarif said Monday that Iran has exceeded a limit on its enriched uranium reserves set under a 2015 nuclear deal,...

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    9 hurt in Yemeni rebel attack on Saudi Arabian airport

    Agence France-Presse . Riyadh | Updated at 01:52pm on July 02, 2019

    A Yemeni rebel attack on a civilian airport in southern Saudi Arabia wounded nine...

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    US says targeted al-Qaeda in northwest Syria

    Agence France-Presse . Beirut | Updated at 12:00am on July 02, 2019

    The United States said Monday it had carried out a strike against al-Qaeda-linked jihadists in northwestern Syria, its first such operation there in two years....

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    50 children wounded in Taliban attack on Kabul

    Agence France-Presse . Kabul | Updated at 02:00pm on July 01, 2019

    At least 50 children were among nearly 100 people wounded Monday when the Taliban detonated a powerful car bomb in an area of Kabul housing...

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    ‘UFO’ crashes in Cyprus

    Reuters. Nicosia | Updated at 11:59am on July 01, 2019

    An unidentified flying object that might have been a missile...

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    Bahrain court overturns stripping of 92 Shias’ citizenship

    Agence France-Presse . Dubai | Updated at 12:00am on July 01, 2019

    A Bahraini appeals court overturned a decision to strip the citizenship of 92 Shias jailed for plotting to form an Iran-linked ‘terror’ group, a judicial...