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  • Turkey says US-based cleric may be planning to escape to Canada

    Date: 2017-02-27 22:31:53 GMT - Turkey - Middle East - SN:111 - ID:6601525

    ANKARA, Feb 27 (MENA) - Turkey's Deputy Prime Minister Numan Kurtulmus said Monday his country has "serious" intelligence suggesting that US-based cleric Fethullah Gulen; who is wanted by his country, may be planning to escape to Canada, ABC News ....

  • Assad position has to be represented in Syria talks - Erdogan adviser

    Date: 2017-02-27 21:03:28 GMT - Russia - Middle East - SN:103 - ID:6600149

    MOSCOW, Feb 27 (MENA) - A senior adviser to Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Monday the position of Syrian President Bashar al Assad has to be represented in the intra-Syrian talks. Speaking to Sputnik news agency, Erdogan's adviser ....

  • Iran successfully launches latest cruise missile

    Date: 2017-02-27 19:13:20 GMT - Iran - Middle East - SN:84 - ID:6600257

    TEHRAN, Feb 27 (MENA) - Iran’s latest developed cruise missile ‘Nasir’ has been successfully test fired during massive naval drills on Monday, Defense Minister Hossein Dehghan was quoted by Mehr news agency as saying. Dehghan added that the missile ....

  • Turkey: Our forces moved 90km inside Syria's terrtores

    Date: 2017-02-27 16:41:52 GMT - Turkey - Middle East - SN:76 - ID:6599701

    ANKARA, Feb 27 (MENA) - Turkey will end its operation in Syria only after capturing the city of Manbij, Ilnur Cevik, an adviser to Turkish President Recep Tayyep Erdogan, said at a conference titled "Relations between Turkey and Russia: From the ....

  • Israeli warplanes launch airstrikes on Gaza

    Date: 2017-02-27 15:16:01 GMT - palestine - Middle East - SN:67 - ID:6598757

    RAMALLAH, Feb 27 (MENA) - At least four Palestinians were injured on Monday after Israeli warplanes launched a series of airstrikes on multiple districts across the besieged Gaza Strip, Palestinian news agency Wafa quoted local sources as ....

  • Abbas calls for international protection for Palestinians

    Date: 2017-02-27 11:09:08 GMT - Switzerland - Middle East - SN:35 - ID:6596757

    GENEVA, Feb 27 (MENA) - Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas on Monday called for establishing an international protection system to protect Palestinian peoples' basic human rights, putting an end to lands expropriation and arrests. Abbas was ....

  • Israel bans Palestinian mother from visiting her son at Israeli hospital

    Date: 2017-02-27 09:27:08 GMT - palestine - Middle East - SN:20 - ID:6596001

    RAMALLAH, Feb 27 (MENA) - Israeli authorities banned a Palestinian mother from Bethlehem from visiting her son, who is being treated at an Israeli hospital. Ibrahim Maghrabi, holding the Israeli citizenship, was taken to hospital after he jumped ....

  • UNESCO meeting lays groundwork for reviving, protecting Iraq’s cultural heritage

    Date: 2017-02-26 15:06:30 GMT - France - Middle East - SN:66 - ID:6591761

    PARIS, Feb 26 (MENA) - As details on the destruction of and damage to Iraq’s rich and diverse cultural heritage emerge, the United Nations cultural agency has appealed to the international community to help protect and revive the country’s ....

  • Syrian regime forces shell Damascus outskirts

    Date: 2017-02-26 14:07:19 GMT - Syria - Middle East - SN:59 - ID:6591217

    DAMASCUS, Feb 26 (MENA) - The Syrian regime troops targeted the outskirts of the Syrian capital Damascus with dozens of missiles in Tishreen and Mazare districts. The military jets shelled anew some areas in Qaboun district, according to Sky News ....

  • Israel army disperses Lebanese protesters at border

    Date: 2017-02-26 14:04:57 GMT - palestine - Middle East - SN:58 - ID:6590561

    RAMALLAH, Feb 26 (MENA) - Israel's army dispersed dozens of Lebanese demonstrators Saturday after they crossed the border protesting against the alleged installation of spying equipment in their village, the Israeli army and media said, according to ....

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