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Two thirds of those who died in Mosul ferry disaster were women

MOSUL, Iraq - Nearly 100 people, mostly women and children, have drowned after a ferry packed with families celebrating Kurdish ...

Pompeo renews call for end to isolation of Qatar

KUWAIT CITY, Kuwait  - U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has renewed a call for Gulf countries to settle their ...

Death toll in Iraq boat capsize increases to 92

Mosul [Iraq], March 22 (ANI): The death toll in an overcrowded boat capsize increased to 92, including 12 children after ...

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New Zealand falls silent to honour the 50 killed in Christchurch terror attack Thousands of people form a "human chain ...

Iraq Ferry Capsizes, Killing at Least 94

At least 94 people were killed when an overloaded ferry capsized on the Tigris River near the Iraqi city of ...

More children killed by unsafe water, than bullets, says UNICEF chief

UNICEFs 16-nation study into how water supplies effect children caught up in emergencies, also shows that children under-five are on ...

Iraq Ferry Capsizes, Killing at Least 83

At least 83 people were killed when an overloaded ferry capsized Thursday on the Tigris River near the Iraqi city ...

Iran Expresses Regret over Iraq Ferry Sinking

Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi has expressed deep regret over the deadly sinking of a ferry in Iraq's Tigris ...

River Ferry Sinks in Tigris Near Iraq's Mosul, Killing 83

MOSUL, IRAQ - A ferry overloaded with people celebrating the Kurdish new year and Mothers Day capsized in the Tigris ...

Thousands More Flee Last Islamic State Enclave in Syria

NEAR BAGHUZ IN SYRIA / IRBIL, IRAQ - It may be almost over for the last enclave of Islamic State ...

71 Dead After Ferry Sinks in Tigris Near Iraq's Mosul

BAGHDAD - A ferry overloaded with people celebrating the Kurdish new year and Mother's Day capsized in the Tigris River ...

Iraq: At least 55 dead after boat capsizes

Mosul [Iraq], March 21 (ANI): As many as 55 people, including 12 children, were killed after an overcrowded ferry capsized ...

Iran President Congratulates Leaders of Several States on Nowruz

Irans president has, in separate messages, congratulated several heads of state on the arrival of Nowruz, which marks the start ...

US-Backed Force Denies Report of Islamic State's Final Defeat

DEIR EL-ZOUR, SYRIA - The U.S.-backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) denied a report Thursday that all of Islamic States final ...

Analysts: IS Ideology Still a Threat Despite Setbacks

As U.S.-backed forces fight to seize the last bit of territory held by the Islamic State (IS) in eastern Syria, ...

Israeli Army Warns of New Hezbollah Threat

JERUSALEM - A Hezbollah commander who allegedly headed a 2007 raid on an American base in Iraq, which ended with ...

Turkey, Iran Join Forces Against Kurdish Rebels

ISTANBUL - Turkey is heralding as groundbreaking a joint military operation with Iran against Kurdish rebel groups. Turkish-Iranian relations have ...

Australian PM denounces Erdogan for 'reckless' NZ attack comments

Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison on Wednesday condemned "reckless" and "highly offensive" comments made by Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan ...

Syrian Kurds Seek Other Means of Trying IS Militants

WASHINGTON - In an effort to reduce the burden of Islamic State foreign fighters, U.S.-backed Syrian forces have recently handed ...

More IS Wives Flee Syria'sBaghuz

BAGHUZ, SYRIA / WASHINGTON - Thousands of civilians have evacuated from Baghuz, Syria, in the past two days as U.S.-backed ...

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Netanyahu praises Trump for Golan Heights recognition

WASHINGTON DC - U.S. President Donald Trump said Thursday the United States is recognizing Israeli sovereignty over the Golan Heights, ...

Two thirds of those who died in Mosul ferry disaster were women

MOSUL, Iraq - Nearly 100 people, mostly women and children, have drowned after a ferry packed with families celebrating Kurdish ...

Malaysia doing its bit in supporting UNIFIL

BEIRUT, Lebanon - As U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo flew into Beirut, in Lebanon on Friday, it was business ...

Omani nationals to be trained by PDO to enter workforce

MUSCAT, Oman - The government-owned Petroleum Development Oman is planning on training Omani nationals to enter not just the oil ...

U.S. secretary of state telephones Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman

JERUSALEM, Israel - U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has taken time out on his current tour of the Midle ...

Heavy fighting continues in Yemen despite truce

With the UN announcing a  new plan  to shore up the December 2018  Stockholm Agreement between Yemen’s warring parties, the ...

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Abbott Ireland announces expansion plans, new jobs

DONEGAL, Ireland - Announcing plans to expand its workforce in Donegal, the U.S. healthcare giant Abbott unveiled plans to create 500 new jobs in the country.Abbott Ireland currently hires c ...

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