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Turkey: forces push deeper into northeast Syria
ISTANBUL: Turkish commandos pushed deeper into Syrian territory east of the Euphrates river on the second day of an offensive against Kurdish militia, as a withdrawal by U.S. forces opened up a dangerous new phase in the reg
Tunisian presidential candidate freed before election
TUNIS: Tunisian presidential candidate and media mogul Nabil Karoui left prison Wednesday after weeks of detention waiting for a verdict in his corruption trial.

Karoui was the runner-up in the first round of
How world is reacting to Turkish assault in northern Syria
Agence France Presse
World governments reacted with concern Wednesday after Turkey launched a military offensive on Kurdish forces in northern Syria, while the U.N. Security Council plans to hold an emergency meeting to discuss the
Iraqi PM announces Cabinet reshuffle after week of protests
John Davison & Raya Jalabi| Agence France Presse
BAGHDAD: Iraqi Prime Minister Adel Abdel-Mahdi Wednesday announced a Cabinet reshuffle, declared three days of national mourning and said those who shot protesters would be punish
Saudi Arabia rules women can join armed forces
Agence France Presse
RIYADH: Saudi Arabia announced Wednesday it will allow women in the ultra-conservative kingdom to serve in the armed forces as it embarks on a broad program of economic and social reforms.

The mov
Top Saudi official holds talks with U.S. state, defense secretaries
DUBAI: Saudi Arabia's deputy defense minister Prince Khalid bin Salman said Thursday he discussed regional security and military cooperation with senior U.S. government officials at a time of heightened tension with Iran
Hariri reaffirms Lebanon's commitment to U.N. Resolution 1701
BEIRUT: Prime Minister Saad Hariri reaffirmed Lebanon's commitment to United Nations Security Council Resolution 1701 at a meeting with top U.N. officials Wednesday afternoon.

Speaking to the U.N.’s Under-Secretary-General fo
Calm returns to Iraq, as US condemns violence
Agence France Presse
BAGHDAD: Calm prevailed in Iraq Wednesday after a week of anti-government protests left more than 100 dead, prompting the United States to call on the country's government to exercise "maximum restraint
Algiers police prevent weekly student demo for first time
Agence France Presse
ALGIERS: Algerian police Tuesday prevented a weekly protest by students in the capital for the first time since an anti-regime movement took to the streets in February, AFP journalists and witnesses said.

Kurdish commander pleads for U.S. support
David Ignatius
The commander of Syrian Kurdish forces didn’t use the word “betrayal.” But with U.S. troops withdrawing from the Turkish-Syrian border and Turkish troops poised to attack, he warned Monday morn
Getting things right on Sustainable Development Goals
Rubina Abu Zeinab-Chahine
A chaos-order continuum exists in all countries. There is no system that is completely chaotic or ordered. Even those showing some characteristics of chaos contain areas of law that are all too often
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