Middle East


Major arms deal between Saudi-Arabia and America

US President Donald Trump is currently in the Kingdom to seal deal.

More EU peacebuilding efforts in Syria

Only a political process led by the different Syrian groups and supported by the UN could end a war in Syria and the EU should take a more active role.
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MEPs urge EU members to speed up refugee transfers from Italy...

Against the background of severe migration and refugee crises in the summer of 2015, the EU adopted two emergency decisions to relocate thousands of refugees.

German lawmakers not allowed to visit soldiers at Incirlik air base

Germany has about 270 troops at the base. The refusal was communicated to Germany’s ambassador over the weekend.

Anonymous warns for global war

Anonymous has warned that people should start preparing for a third World War as heightened tensions between the US and North Korea threaten to hit boiling point.
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European governments alarmed over US laptop ban

European governments alarmed at a proposed expansion of the ban on in-flight laptops and tablets to planes from the EU are holding urgent talks Friday with the US Department of Homeland Security.
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NATO crisis: Turkey angered about US weaponization of Kurds

President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has said that everything that happens in Syria and Iraq is "a matter of national security for Turkey".
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Czech who attempted to join IS gets increased sentence

The regional court in the western city of Plzen sentenced Jan Silovsky to three years and three months in prison in February and ordered him to undergo psychiatric treatment.

Ismail Haniya new leader of Hamas

Hamas said its former chief in Gaza, Ismail Haniya, was elected overall head of the Palestinian group, succeeding Khaled Meshaal.
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HRW launches social media campaign to save abducted Saudi woman

A Philippine airline loaded a duct-taped, apparently kidnapped woman onto one of its flights in the Philippines.



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