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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