Middle East

British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt prepares to give an interview outside his home in London, Britain, June 24, 2019.
London appears to be moving closer to President Trump’s position on Iran and hardening its attitude towards Tehran
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June 24, 2019
President Donald Trump listens to a reporter's question after signing an executive order to increase sanctions on Iran.
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President Trump calls action a 'strong and proportionate' response to last week's Iranian shoot-down of a US drone
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June 24, 2019
Palestinian children stand in front of a banner bearing the crossed out images of President Trump and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu during a protest against a US-led meeting this week in Bahrain on the Palestinian-Israeli conflict…
Trump administration is plowing ahead with a $50 billion economic proposal to aid the Palestinians
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June 24, 2019
The speaker of Iraq's parliament Mohammed al-Halbousi stands with the newly pointed ministers during a swearing-in ceremony at the parliament headquarters in Baghdad
Hassan al-Kaabi says parliament approved Najah al-Shammari for defense minister, Yassin al-Yassiri as interior minister and Farouq Amin Othman for post of justice minister
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June 24, 2019
President Donald Trump listens to a reporter's question after signing an executive order to increase sanctions on Iran.
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US leader demands of Tehran: 'No nuclear weapons and no further sponsoring of terror!'
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June 24, 2019
U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet is seen at a session of the Human Rights Council at the United Nations in Geneva, Switzerland, March 6, 2019.
World body’s human rights chief urges due process for everyone, including former Islamic State fighters
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June 24, 2019
In this photo released by the Syrian official news agency SANA, Syrian army soldiers prepare to launch a mortar towards insurgents in the village of Kfar Nabuda, in the countryside of Hama province, Syria, May 11, 2019.
Strategy aims to move battle to regime-held areas and away from rebel-controlled areas, one observer says
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June 23, 2019