Middle East

US soldiers stand at an oil field in the countryside of al-Qahtaniyah town in Syria's northeastern Hasakeh province near the…
The Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces accuse IS sleeper cells and Syrian government proxies of carrying out the attacks to cause instability in the former IS stronghold
Sirwan Kajjo
Tue, 08/11/2020 - 18:58
Gaza crossing with Egypt opens for departures
Gaza has reported 81 cases of the coronavirus – all were people in mandatory quarantine centers set up by Hamas for anyone returning to the territory
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Tue, 08/11/2020 - 17:49
French President Emmanuel Macron, center, visits the devastated site of the explosion at the port of Beirut, Lebanon, Thursday…
Macron offers France’s help, but some at home accuse him of neocolonialist meddling
Lisa Bryant
Tue, 08/11/2020 - 19:04
Demonstrators wave Lebanese flags during protests near the site of a blast at Beirut's port area
Protesters demand an international investigation, pointing blame for huge explosion at government officials – but also at Hezbollah
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Tue, 08/11/2020 - 15:12
Security forces try to disperse demonstrators during ongoing anti-government protests near Tahrir square, Baghdad, Iraq, Monday…
The explosions, which caused no casualties but did some material damage, are the latest in a string of such incidents in recent weeks
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Tue, 08/11/2020 - 14:06
People try to break police barrier during a protest following last week's explosion that killed many and devastated the city, in Beirut, Lebanon, Aug. 11, 2020.
No stranger to disaster, from a devastating 15-year civil war to terrorism, Lebanon has had to pick itself up before and rebuild, but the path ahead is uncertain and strewn with peril
Jamie Dettmer
Tue, 08/11/2020 - 19:11
People march in honor of the victims of the last week's explosion that killed over 150 people and devastated the city, near the…
Events in tribute to victims take place one day after government resigns
Margaret Besheer
Tue, 08/11/2020 - 13:11
Palestinian children light candles to show their solidarity with the Lebanese people following the explosion in the port of Beirut, at the unknown soldier square in Gaza City, Aug. 6, 2020.
Many of the surviving children were displaced in the blast, which destroyed over 300,000 homes
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Tue, 08/11/2020 - 13:16
A cyclist rides past destroyed buildings and cars in a neighborhood near the site of last week's explosion that hit the seaport of Beirut, Lebanon, Aug. 11, 2020.
Region analysts warn the strategy could precipitate government’s collapse, or worse
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Tue, 08/11/2020 - 09:20
Lebanese residents in Chile hold a vigil for the victims of the deadly explosion which devastated the port and large parts of…
Beirut explosion victims remembered in Chile vigil  
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Tue, 08/11/2020 - 01:33
Lebanon’s Government Quits in Face of Mounting Anger
Protests call for death to politicians after massive Beirut explosion
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Mon, 08/10/2020 - 21:35
University students attend a protest against the U.S and Iran interventions, in Basra, Iraq January 8, 2020. REUTERS/Essam al…
The Iraqi military denied the incident took place, and Kuwait's Armed Forces denied any attack, affirming that boarders are stable and secure 
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Mon, 08/10/2020 - 21:08
A handout picture provided by the Lebanese photo agency Dalati and Nohra, Aug. 10, 2020 shows Prime Minister Hassan Diab announcing his government's resignation amid popular outrage over the deadly Beirut port explosion.
Decision comes after several ministers and lawmakers resigned, but calls continue for entire government to go, including in mass demonstrations
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Mon, 08/10/2020 - 08:27
FILE PHOTO: Saudi Aramco logo is pictured at the oil facility in Khurais, Saudi Arabia October 12, 2019. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov…
The results are in line with analysts' expectations but stand in contrast to the losses reported by its rival energy giants, which are reeling from a drop in oil demand since the start of the novel coronavirus pandemic
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Sun, 08/09/2020 - 13:10
Saudi Arabia's King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud with GCC leaders pose for a photo during the Gulf Cooperation Council's 40th Summit in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, Dec. 10, 2019.
The six-member Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) has asked the United Nations to extend an international arms embargo on Iran, a move pushed strongly by the United States
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Sun, 08/09/2020 - 09:39

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