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Turkey air strikes hit Syria's Afrin province in push to secure borders

ANKARA (Reuters) – Turkish warplanes struck positions of a U.S.-backed Kurdish militia in Syria’s Afrin province on Saturday, a senior Turkish official said, in a move likely to drive a deeper wedge between Ankara and the United States. The operation ...

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Israel destroys Gaza attack tunnel under Israel, Egypt borders

Related Articles GAZA: The Israeli military said on Sunday it had destroyed a cross-border attack tunnel that ran from Gaza into Israel and Egypt, dug by the Hamas, the Islamist group that controls the Palestinian enclave.Residents in Gaza said Israeli ...

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Israel says destroyed Gaza attack tunnel under Israel, Egypt borders

GAZA (Reuters) – The Israeli military said on Sunday it had destroyed a cross-border attack tunnel that ran from Gaza into Israel and Egypt, dug by the Hamas, the Islamist group that controls the Palestinian enclave. Residents in Gaza said ...

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Syrian Democratic Forces accuses Assad of opening borders to ‘terrorists’

Related Articles QAMISHLI, Syria: A US-backed Syrian force has accused President Bashar Assad of opening the country’s borders to “foreign terrorists” after he labelled its fighters “traitors.”“Bashar Assad and what’s left of his regime are the last people with the ...

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Iraq offers nine oil and gas blocks for exploration near Iran, Kuwait borders

Related Articles BAGHDAD: Iraq plans to invite foreign energy firms to bid for the exploration and development of nine new oil and gas blocks bordering Iran and Kuwait, the oil ministry said in a statement on Sunday.Iraq is to hold ...

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Saudi graft inquiry spreads beyond borders as UAE examines bank accounts

ABU DHABI/DUBAI (Reuters) – Saudi Arabia’s crackdown on corruption has spread beyond its borders as regulators in the United Arab Emirates ask UAE banks for information about Saudi citizens detained in the investigation, a possible prelude to freezing their accounts. ...

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As Kurdish Borders Close, War of Words Heats Up

ERBIL, Iraq — The president of Iraq’s Kurdish region warned on Friday that the Kurds might be forced to retaliate if the central government persists with what his spokesman called a “very aggressive” stance toward the pro-independence referendum. Overseas flights ...

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Baghdad orders Kurdistan region to hand over borders, ports

BAGHDAD: Iraq’s central government in Baghdad ordered the country’s Kurdish region to hand over all border crossings and airports to federal government control late Sunday night, hours before the region is set to carry out a controversial referendum on support ...

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Pakistan Tells Doctors Without Borders to Pull Out of Tribal Areas

PESHAWAR, Pakistan — Pakistan on Wednesday told the medical humanitarian organization Doctors Without Borders to stop its work and leave the country’s impoverished tribal areas that border Afghanistan, the organization said, ending its 14-year stay in the volatile region. Doctors ...

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