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Syria Says ISIS Leader Killed In South

Syria Says ISIS Leader Killed In South

An ISIS leader blew himself up in southern Syria after being surrounded by government forces, state media reported on Wednesday, citing a security source. The official SANA news agency said security forces carried out a "special operation" in the Daraa area that led to the death of "the terrorist

Lebanon: Judge Orders Seizure of MPs' Property over Port Blast

Lebanon: Judge Orders Seizure of MPs' Property over Port Blast

A Lebanese judge on Wednesday ordered the temporary seizure of the property of two deputies in the case of the deadly explosion which destroyed Beirut port two years ago, a judicial source said. "Judge Najah Itani has issued a temporary seizure order worth 100 billion Lebanese pounds on the prope

Kurdish-Iranian Fighter Killed in Turkish Strike on Eastern Syria

Turkish forced killed a senior commander of the anti-Iran Kurdistan Free Life Party in a drone strike in Syria’s northeaster Qamishli province. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights identified the commander as an Iranian, who died of his wounds four day after the strike.

1st Ukraine Grain Shipment that Was Expected in Lebanon Heads to Mersin

1st Ukraine Grain Shipment that Was Expected in Lebanon Heads to Mersin

The Sierra Leone-flagged Razoni, the first ship to leave Ukraine, has docked in Turkey rather than Lebanon, informed sources told Asharq Al-Awsat. The ship, which left on Aug. 1, was due to dock in the northern Lebanese port of Tripoli on Sunday.

Nasrallah Warns Israel over Border Dispute with Lebanon

Nasrallah Warns Israel over Border Dispute with Lebanon

The leader of Lebanon’s Hezbollah party issued a warning Tuesday to archenemy Israel over the two countries’ maritime border dispute, saying that “any arm” that reaches to steal Lebanon’s wealth “will be cut off.” Hassan Nasrallah's remarks came amid intensified US efforts to resolve a more than

Six Tunisians Die after Boat Carrying Migrants Capsizes

Six Tunisians Die after Boat Carrying Migrants Capsizes

Six illegal migrants died off the coast of Tunisia after a boat carrying 30 Tunisian nationals capsized, news agency TAP reported on Tuesday. The drowned included three women and three children and the boat capsized as it attempted to sail from Tunisia towards Italy, TAP added. Coastguard, nav

Power Crisis Adds to Iraq’s Political Woes

Power Crisis Adds to Iraq’s Political Woes

The power crisis sweeping Iraq has triggered a wave of protests in central and southern parts of the country, with fears the rallies being politicized growing among observers. In Najaf, mass demonstrations erupted due to a complete power outage.

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