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Monday, Aug 21

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Over 1,000 Daesh Cowards Have Fled to These Countries from Mosul and Raqqa

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Over 1,000 terrorists entered Morocco and Tunisia after fleeing the battlefields of ISIL terrorist groups now crumbling in Iraq and Syria.

Germany Urges Libya to Cooperate With NGOs on Migrant Rescue Missions

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The Libyan Express report today that the German Foreign Ministry are pushing for the Libyan Government of National Accord (GNA) to allow NGOs to work from its waters in order to conduct rescue missions in its territorial waters for…

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Activist in Libya Files ICC Complaint Against General Haftar

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According to Libyan publication 'The Libyan Observer', a human rights activist has filed an official complaint with the International Criminal Court (ICC) accusing renegade Libyan General Khalifa Haftar of orchestrating war crimes,…

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Egypt: Former Gas Giant Could Now Depend on Israeli Fuel Under Sisi

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Royal Dutch Shell is considering buying Israeli gas for sale in Egypt through its Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) plants, according to media reports.

Fresh Hope: Ex-Iranian Leader Wants Reformists to Be Freed

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Mohammad Khatami asks Supreme Leader to intervene in the case of two reformist politicians who have been under house arrest for six years.Iran's former president Mohammad Khatami on Sunday asked Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei to…

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Mad Dog Mattis 'Comfortable' as Trump Prepares to Release New Afghan Strategy

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President Donald Trump will address the nation Monday on a new U.S. strategy to deal with the 16-year-old war in Afghanistan.

The Bickering Continues: Qatar Denies Allegation it Blocked Saudi Hajj Flights

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Qatar denied it had banned flights from Saudi Arabia landing in the emirate to transport Muslim pilgrims to Mecca, after an accusation by authorities in Riyadh.

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France: One Killed in Marseille Car Ramming

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A woman was killed and at least one person was injured when a car collided into them while they waited at two different bus stops in Marseille, southern France, on Monday.

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‘Deconfliction Line’ in Syria ia Given the Go Ahead Amidst Fight Against IS

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The U.S.-led coalition, its principal Syrian ally, Russia and the Syrian regime have agreed to a geographical "deconfliction line" or buffer zone in northeastern Syria meant to prevent clashes and focus military efforts on Daesh, the…

Jordan’s King Abdullah Reaffirms Support for Unified Libya

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His Majesty King Abdullah on Sunday received at Basman Palace Libyan lower house speaker, Aqila Saleh, who is currently visiting the Kingdom, according to a Royal Court statement.

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Shell Loads First Load of Cargo Containing Oil From Libya in 5 Years

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Royal Dutch Shell loaded 600,000 barrels of crude oil from the Libyan port of Zueitina on Saturday, industry sources said, its first cargo from the war-torn country in over five years.In June analysts reported a peak in oil output in Libya…

Sunday, Aug 20

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ISIS Suffer Major Losses as Iraqi Forces Advance in Tal Afar

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Iraqi forces and pro-government militias have made gains into the Islamic State group stronghold of Tal Afar, as Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi announced the start of a campaign to take the town on Sunday.Hashd al-Shaabi [Popular…

Police Search for Imam Believed to be Barcelona Attack Ringleader

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Police in Spain have been searching the home of a missing imam who is believed to have been the ringleader of an Islamic extremist cell that carried out vehicle attacks in Barcelona and the Spanish seaside resort of Cambrils.

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Iran: Preservation of Nuclear Deal Now No. 1 Foreign Policy Priority

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Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said on Sunday that the top foreign policy priority for his new government is to protect the nuclear deal from being dismantled by the US.

Trump separates US Cyber Command From NSA

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President Donald Trump on Friday announced the elevation of U.S.

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This Jordanian Restaurant Charged $100 For a Solitary, Fateful WaterMelon

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According to a Jordan Times article, a group of tourists were charged 60 JOD, or almost $100 USD, for slices of watermelon at a restrauant in Petra. Watermelon's are popular across the desert Kingdom, normally selling for around 1.5-2 JOD…

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Erdogan Critic Arrested in Spain Granted ‘Conditional’ Release

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A Spanish court granted the conditional release from custody to German-Turkish writer Dogan Akhanli a day after police arrested him at Ankara's request, his lawyer Ilias Uyar wrote on Facebook.The critic of the Turkish government was…

Palestinian Teenager ‘Wielding Knife’ Killed by Israeli Forces

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Israeli security forces Saturday shot and killed a Palestinian teenager who allegedly wielded a knife at them in the occupied West Bank, the Palestinian Health Ministry said.

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Beirut Port Website Just Hacked by The ‘Saudi Electronic Army’

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BEIRUT: The Port of Beirut’s website was hacked Friday by a group calling themselves the Saudi Electronic Army.

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The Syrian Army is Advancing on an ISIS Cell Around The Village of Uqairabat

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Syria's army and its allies have encircled a Daesh terror group pocket in central Syria after a series of advances in the desert region, state media, a Hizbollah military media unit and a war monitor said on Friday.

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'Surrender or Die': Iraq Launches Operation to Retake Daesh-held Tal Afar

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Iraqi forces launched a military operation on Sunday to capture the northwestern city of Tal Afar from Daesh terrorist group, Prime Minister Haidar al-Abadi announced.

Germany, Turkey in War of Words Over Erdogan’s Election ‘Interference’

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Turkey on Saturday lashed out at "arrogant" German reaction to comments by President Recep Tayyip Erdogan urging ethnic Turks in Germany to vote against both parties in Chancellor Angela Merkel's ruling coalition.

Saturday, Aug 19

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Libyan Commander Wanted for War Crimes Arrested, Not Yet Handed to ICC

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The Libyan National Army (LNA) has detained Mahmoud al-Werfalli, a senior military commander suspected of executing dozens of prisoners in the war-torn city of Benghazi.

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Egypt: Reporters Without Borders Site Blocked After Criticizing Media Censorship

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Authorities in Egypt blocked the site of media watchdog Reporters Without Borders (RSF), the Paris-based group said on Thursday. The move comes as part of ramped-up media crackdown in the North African state, that has recently seen online…

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Lebanese Army Launches Anti-Daesh Offensive on Syria Border

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The Lebanese army on Saturday launched a military offensive against Daesh militants in eastern Lebanon near the border with war-torn Syria.

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Saudi-led Coalition Killed 349 Children in Yemen Last Year, Says UN Report

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The Saudi-led military coalition waging war in Yemen is responsible for the killing of hundreds of children in the war-torn country, a new UN draft report suggests.

Friday, Aug 18

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The UAE is Going to Send $15 million to Gaza Each Month. But How Will Hamas Spend It?

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The United Arab Emirates will provide $15 million a month to Gaza, Gulf News reported Thursday, citing Palestinian Arab politician Mohammad Dahlan. "15 million dollars will be pumped monthly from the beginning of next month to the…

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When Will It End? Erdogan Arrests Journalists Who Used Messaging App

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An Istanbul court has placed nine journalists under arrest on suspicion of links to the alleged mastermind of the failed 2016 coup, the latest in a series of measures against Turkish media workers.

'Just the Beginning' : It Seems The U.S. Has Big Plans for Syria after ISIS

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U.S. forces have no plans to leave Northern Syria following the defeat of ISIS and instead plans to stay in the region for decades to come, it has emerged.

Thursday, Aug 17

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Sellout Sisi: The Emir of Kuwait Now Controls 163 Acres of Egypt

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President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi issued a presidential decree, on Thursday, that allowed Emir of Kuwait, Sheikh Sabah Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, the right to own land and property in the Sharqia Governorate of Egypt.