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East Jerusalem must be capital of Palestinian state, Jordan's king tells Pence

Reuters AMMAN Jordan's King Abdullah voiced concern on Sunday over a decision by Washington to recognise Jerusalem as Israel's capital, saying East Jerusalem had to be the capital of a future Palestinian state. In remarks ..

Turkish troops cross over into Syria, clash with Kurd militia

Reuters AZAZ, Syria Turkish ground forces advanced into northern Syria's Afrin region on Sunday, Ankara said after launching artillery and air strikes on a U.S.-backed Kurdish militia it aims to sweep from its border. The ..

Erdogan vows 'heavy price' for protests against Syria action

AFP Istanbul President Recep Tayyip Erdogan warned Sunday of a"heavy price"for protests against Turkey's military operation against Syrian Kurdish militia, after the pro-Kurdish Peoples'Democratic Party (HDP) ..

BAGHDAD: Iraq's Supreme Federal Court on Sunday ruled against calls by Sunni and Kurdish lawmakers to delay a parliamentary election, expected to be called for May, to allow hundreds of thousands of people displaced by war to ..

Ramallah: Palestinian mobile firms in the occupied West Bank hope to finally be able to offer 3G service to customers beginning Tuesday, years after much of the rest of the world began using it. Talks on 3G mobile have long dragged on, ..

Reuters ADEN Southern Yemeni separatists declared a state of emergency in the port city of Aden on Sunday and vowed to overthrow the internationally recognised government, the group said, in a move that puts the two allies on a ..

Turkey advised the United States ahead of its air strikes in Syria against US-backed Kurdish militia, and Washington is in contact with Ankara about the way forward, US Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said on Sunday during a flight to ..

PARIS: The United Nations Security Council will hold talks about the situation in Syria on Monday, French Foreign minister Jean-Yves Le Drian said on his Twitter feed on Sunday. He added that France would press for humanitarian ..

AFP Beirut A Syrian government bombardment killed 16 civilians on Saturday across the besieged opposition enclave of Eastern Ghouta, a monitor group said. On Saturday, a barrage of Syrian artillery fire hit a market in the main ..

Damascus: Syria's army on Sunday announced it had captured the vital Abu Duhur military airport in the country's northwest, more than two years after losing it to rebels and militants."After a string of special ..

Sanaa: The United Nations on Sunday made what it said was a record appeal for aid to Yemen, calling for nearly $3 billion in humanitarian relief for the war-torn country. The $2.96 billion will be used to respond to an ever-broadening ..

AFP Dubai Bahraini police said Sunday they had arrested 47 people on charges linked to terrorism, including plots to assassinate"public figures", as well as filing charges against another 290. Authorities have cracked down hard ..