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US airstrike in Somalia kills 26 al-Shabaab fighters

The U.S. said Friday it had killed 26 al-Shabaab fighters in an airstrike conducted in Somalia, adding to a mounting death toll since the U.S.

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Russia: US policy could lead to Israel-Lebanon war

Russia’s Ambassador to Lebanon warned on Saturday that the US policy in the region could spark a new conflict between Israel and Lebanon.

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Corruption ‘Key Threat’ To Middle East Economies, IMF Chief Warns

Corruption, poor governance and a lack of transparency are the key challenges facing Middle East economies, International Monetary Fund chief Christine Lagarde has warned in a hard-hitting analysis of the region’s economic prospects.

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Iran, Turkey have cooperation on Syria, regional issues, says Rouhani

Tehran and Ankara have similar political views regarding the region and the world and the two countries are very close, Iran Press news agency quoted Iranian President Hassan Rouhani as saying on Saturday.

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Pompeo: US Pullout From Syria Doesn’t Change ‘Counter-Iran Strategy’

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said that the planned US withdrawal of troops from Syria won’t change the mission of destroying the Daesh terror group and stopping Iran from influencing the region.

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Syria pullout a sign of Washington’s weakness – Iranian military officials

A week after US President Donald Trump’s surprise decision to pull American troops out of Syria, high-ranking Iranian officials clarify their position toward the move, emphasizing that Washington is now in a weak position in the region. Iran also believes that the US is not seeking to eradicate the threat of terrorism in the Middle East.

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Rescuers Find 8 Bodies of Workers in Solikamsk Mine – Authorities

The spokeswoman of the Perm Region’s government Daria Levchenko said earlier that little hope has been left of the possibility that the workers trapped in the Solikamsk-3 mine would be found alive.

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Sale of arms by US turning Middle East into ‘powder keg’, says Iran’s Foreign Minister

According to Iranian state media, Zarif said: “The amount of weapons the US sells to our region is unbelievable and beyond the needs of the region.”

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The forces needed to protect the Belt and Road

Last week’s attack on the Chinese consulate in Karachi by Baluchi separatists underlines China’s growing vulnerabilities in connection with its Belt and Road Initiative (BRI). These are likely to get worse and may ultimately lead to China assuming a new and quite different security role in the region.

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Israeli team spotted in Gaza was installing advanced surveillance system, says Hamas

An undercover Israeli team that clashed with Hamas in Gaza on November 11 —an incident that brought the region to the brink of war— was installing an advanced surveillance system, according to Palestinian sources.

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Pence subs for Trump at summits with skeptical Asian nations

U.S. President Donald Trump’s absence at several international summits in Asia this week isn’t a snub, Vice President Mike Pence told reporters en route to the region.

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Khalilzad returns to region to jump-start Afghan peace talks

The United States is once again sending its special representative, Zalmay Khalilzad, to Pakistan and Afghanistan to advance the goal of an intra-Afghan dialogue, the State Department announced on Friday. Mr Khalilzad, who will also visit the United Arab Emirates and Qatar, is coming with an inter-agency delegation on his third trip to the region in less than two months. He will stay in the region from Nov 8 to 20 and will meet Afghan government officials and other interested parties to “advance the goal of an intra-Afghan dialogue and negotiations that include the Taliban and lead to a sustainable peace,” the State Department said.

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Israel Seeks Closer Cooperation with Persian Gulf States over Fears of Iran – Report

The visit of Israeli Transportation and Intelligence Minister Yisrael Katz to Oman earlier this week has signaled a change of policy in the region, observers say.

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Iran to maintain regional influence despite U.S. demonization: FM

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Friday that his country will maintain its influence in the region despite U.S. demonization.

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Unpunished atrocities against women show ISIS mentality alive

Most Yezidis who fled the ISIS massacre and arrived in Turkey were first brought to this camp, and then dispersed to other camps in the region.

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