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Iraq Security Committee Wants PM to Have Clear Position on Foreign Forces

Iraq Security Committee Wants PM to Have Clear Position on Foreign Forces

Iraq’s security and defense parliamentary committee will be discussing the presence of foreign forces in the country with Prime Minister Mustafa al-Kadhimi, before his upcoming meeting with US President Donald Trump in Washington. MP Badr al-Ziyadi said the committee intends to hold a meeting wit

Damascus Arrests 15 Officers over Links to Rami Makhlouf

Damascus Arrests 15 Officers over Links to Rami Makhlouf

Syrian intelligence arrested on Sunday more than 15 officers in Damascus for their association with business tycoon Rami Makhlouf, president Bashar Assad’s cousin, who has dramatically fallen from grace with the regime. The officers were detained on charges of “collaborating with foreign parties

Ankara Sets Libya Ceasefire Preconditions

Turkey said it will back any attack carried out by the militias of Libya's Government of National Accord on the city of Sirte and Jufra airbase after the Libyan National Army failed to control the capital Tripoli. Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu revealed to Britain’s The Financial Times

Palestinian Factions Call for Escalation Through Protesting

Palestinian Factions Call for Escalation Through Protesting

A majority of Palestinian factions called for popular resistance against crimes committed by Israeli authorities. They also demanded a unified stance against Israel’s occupation policy and systematic ethnic cleansing.

EU to Discuss Developments in Libya

EU to Discuss Developments in Libya

The Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe said that foreign ministers will discuss Monday Libya developments and highlight the political solution for the crisis.

Houthi-Run Fake Companies Swindle Yemenis out of Their Money

Houthi-Run Fake Companies Swindle Yemenis out of Their Money

Dozens of economic and commercial fake companies in Yemen, run by the Iran-backed Houthi militias, are expanding their fraud operations to strip Yemenis of their money under the pretense of collecting investments. Local sources based in Sanaa confirmed to Asharq Al-Awsat that Houthi leaderships a

CENTCOM Commander, Kurdish Leader Discuss Military Operation against ISIS

CENTCOM Commander, Kurdish Leader Discuss Military Operation against ISIS

The Commander of the US Army Central Forces (CENTCOM), General Kenneth Mckenzie, discussed with the commander of the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), Mazloum Abdi, the launch of a new military operation against ISIS cells in northeastern Syria. Abdi announced that he explored with Mckenzie common

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