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600,000 people have now tested positive for Covid-19 in UAE

DUBAI, UAE - The United Arab Emirates reached a grim milestone on Tuesday when the number of Covid-19 cases in ...


US House votes to repeal 2002 Iraq use of force authorisation

The US House of Representatives approved a bill that would repeal the authorisation of use of military force in Iraq ...


US House Votes to End 2002 Iraq War Authorization

The U.S. House of Representatives approved a bill Thursday that would repeal the authorization of use of military force in ...


Ukrainian Woman, Seven Children Being Repatriated From Syria

Ukraine's government is repatriating a Ukrainian woman and her seven children from Syria, an RFE/RL correspondent on the Syrian-Iraqi border ...


Iraq Finds Remains of 123 People in IS Mass Grave

WASHINGTON - Iraq announced over the weekend that it had excavated a mass grave containing the remains of more than ...


Biden Takes 'America Is Back' Message to Brussels

BRUSSELS - Joe Biden took his 'America is Back' message to Brussels, reaffirming the United States' commitment to the North ...


U.S. House votes to repeal 2002 Iraq war authorization

WASHINGTON, June 17 (Xinhua) -- The U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday voted to repeal the 2002 authorization for the ...


Iraq signs deal to drill 96 oil wells to raise Qurna-1 oil field output

BAGHDAD, June 17 (Xinhua) -- Iraq on Thursday signed a contract to drill 96 oil wells in the West Qurna-1 ...


Xinhua Middle East news summary at 2200 GMT, June 16

JERUSALEM -- Israeli army said on Wednesday that it had carried out the first airstrike in the Gaza Strip since ...


Iraqi diplomat invites Lebanese firms to expand in Iraq

BEIRUT, June 16 (Xinhua) -- Commercial Attache at the Iraqi Embassy in Lebanon Moshriq Ismail Mohammad on Wednesday called on ...


News of the Day: Putin and Biden Set for First Face-to-Face Meeting

President Joe Biden and Russia's Vladimir Putin sit down Wednesday for their highly anticipated summit in the Swiss capital, a ...


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In show of force, U.S. Navy sails through S. China Sea

WASHINGTON D.C.: In defiance of China, a U.S. aircraft carrier group is sailing through the South China Sea, which China ...

Covid surges as Oman faces shortage of hospital beds

MUSCAT, Oman: A resurgence in Covid infections in the Gulf state of Oman has resulted in an acute shortage of ...

India Covid cases drop 31% in 1 week as surge seen ending

NEW DELHI, India: India has reported a continuing decline in Covid infections, including a staggering 31 percent drop in the ...

Poll says many countries across globe see U.S. as danger to democracy

The world has been treated to successive spectacles of national leaders gathering at a G7 Summit in Cornwall and a ...

600,000 people have now tested positive for Covid-19 in UAE

DUBAI, UAE - The United Arab Emirates reached a grim milestone on Tuesday when the number of Covid-19 cases in ...

Chinese officials investigated over deaths of 21 runners

BEIJING, China: Twenty-seven Chinese officials are being investigated following the deaths of 21 runners last month during an ultramarathon in ...

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Hungarian anti-LGBTQ+ law is a political tactic for Orban

The Hungarian parliament recently passed the "paedophilia law" - as it is called by government sources - claiming to install ...

What Iranian Foreign Policy Could Look Like Under President Raisi

Under Ebrahim Raisi, the front-runner in Iran's June 18 presidential election, Tehran's tone toward the West could harden, though it ...

Pak's National Assembly remains in turmoil

Islamabad [Pakistan], June 17 (ANI): All hectic efforts to restore normalcy to the Pakistan National Assembly (NA) by Speaker Asad ...

Pak's federal budget provides no relief for poor: Report

Islamabad [Pakistan], June 17 (ANI): The recent federal budget passed by the Imran Khan-led Pakistan government provides no relief for ...

Brazil: inside Jair Bolsonaro's militarised democracy - podcast

In this episode of The Conversation Weekly, we look at just how politicised Brazil's military has become since President Jair ...

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Lebanon faces disaster as currency, economy hits bottom

BEIRUT, Lebanon: The embattled Lebanese pound has sunk to a new low of 15,300 against the US dollar in the ...


Covid surges as Oman faces shortage of hospital beds

MUSCAT, Oman: A resurgence in Covid infections in the Gulf state of Oman has resulted in an acute shortage of ...


600,000 people have now tested positive for Covid-19 in UAE

DUBAI, UAE - The United Arab Emirates reached a grim milestone on Tuesday when the number of Covid-19 cases in ...


US House votes to repeal 2002 Iraq use of force authorisation

The US House of Representatives approved a bill that would repeal the authorisation of use of military force in Iraq ...


Iran presidential elections: who will win and what will happen next?

Iranians are heading to the polls to elect their next president and - after years of economic hardship and internal ...


What Iranian Foreign Policy Could Look Like Under President Raisi

Under Ebrahim Raisi, the front-runner in Iran's June 18 presidential election, Tehran's tone toward the West could harden, though it ...


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