UN Security Council calls on Syrian regime to come clean about its chemical weapons

UN Security Council calls on Syrian regime to come clean about its chemical weapons

JERUSALEM: For media-obsessed Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, the coronavirus vaccine has arrived just in time.With elections approaching in March, Netanyahu has placed his world-leading vaccination drive at the center of his reelection campaign — launching an aggressive media blitz portraying him as almost singlehandedly leading the country out of the pandemic. He appears to be…

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Houthi mine kills 2 in Yemen, including teenager

Houthi mine kills 2 in Yemen, including teenager

ANKARA, Turkey: Police in Turkey detained dozens of people suspected of links to the Daesh group, the state-run news agency reported Monday, in an apparent sweep against the militant group ahead of New Year celebrations.At least 33 foreign nationals were detained in the capital Ankara in a joint operation by anti-terrorism police and the national…

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Egypt competition watchdog approves Uber acquisition of Careem with conditions

Egypt competition watchdog approves Uber acquisition of Careem with conditions

Iraq protesters lock down Nasiriyah oilfield, production and exports not affected NASIRIYAH, Iraq: Iraqi anti-government protesters blockaded an oil field and rallied in southern cities Sunday while political factions remained paralyzed in their attempts to form a new government.Several hundred people demanding jobs shut off access to the Nasiriyah field, 300 kilometers (190 miles) south…

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Libya policy threatens Turkey, Russia alliance

Libya policy threatens Turkey, Russia alliance

ANKARA: Experts say that the rift between Moscow and Ankara over policy differences in Libya may intensify following Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s decision to send troops to Libya at the request of the Libyan Government of National Accord (GNA). The presence of a senior Turkish delegation in Moscow on Monday to meet their Russian…

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