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Zarif Confident Many Want to Do Business With Iran Despite U.S Sanctions

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Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has expressed confidence that the Islamic Republic will manage to overcome sanctions imposed by the United States and its allies.

Belgium May Stop Arms Sales to KSA Over Khashoggi Murder

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Belgium should take Germany as an example and stop the selling of weapons to Saudi Arabia, Belgian Deputy Prime Minister Alexander De Croo said on Tuesday.

Jordan King in Saudi Arabia, Attends Investment Venue

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Jordan’s King Abdullah II on Tuesday headed to Saudi Arabia for talks with Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz, the Jordanian Royal Court said in a statement.

Canada Pledges $38 Million to UNRWA

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The Canadian Embassy in Lebanon pledged CA$50 million ($38 million) to Palestinian refugees at a meeting between Canadian Ambassador to Lebanon Emmanuelle Lamoureux and director to UNRWA affairs Claudio Cordone.

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Ozil Surpasses Klinsmann to Set Premier League Record

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Mesut Ozil made a bit of history with his goal on Monday as the Arsenal midfielder became the most prolific German in Premier League history.

Chrissy Teigen Spotted Wearing an Item by UAE-Based Brand Madiyah Al-Sharqi

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Model and social media superstar Chrissy Teigen was spotted wearing an item by UAE-based brand Madiyah Al-Sharqi last week — and it’s giving us major style envy.

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Alyssa Milano Asked to Publicly Condemn Muslim Women's Rights Activist Linda Sarsour

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Alyssa Milano was hounded on Sunday over her friendship with controversial Muslim women's rights activist Linda Sarsour who has been accused of advocating antisemitism and Sharia law.

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ISIS Attacks in West Could 'Rekindle' as Evidenced by Orlando Massacre Poster

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An ISIS-affiliated group threatened to launch new attacks in the West through a new poster celebrating the Orlando nightclub massacre.

Erdogan Says Khashoggi's 'Brutal' Murder Premeditated and Planned

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The Oct. 2 murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi was "premeditated", Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Tuesday.

Israel Continues to Watch Hizbollah, Says it Has Military Post on Lebanese Border!

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Israel said on Monday that it has uncovered a Hezbollah military outpost on the southern Lebanese border.

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Trump Advisor Kushner Urges Israelis, Palestinians to Compromise on Peace Deal

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Jared Kushner, a senior White House adviser and son-in-law of the United States President Donald Trump, said on Monday that a "reasonable" leadership will be willing to negotiate with Israel based on the Trump administration's peace plan,…

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Ariana Grande Believe Touring Will Help Her Heal

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Ariana Grande wants to head out on tour in order to help her heal following her difficult year.The 25-year-old singer has had a tough few months after her former boyfriend Mac Miller passed away in September, and she broke off her…

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New Strategic Relationship in Offing Between Jordan and EU

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King Abdullah and EU Commissioner for Enlargement and European Neighbourhood Policy Johannes Hahn on Monday discussed strategic partnership relations between Jordan and the EU and the latest regional developments.

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Erdogan Vows Nothing Will Stay Secret in Khashoggi Murder Case

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Turkey vowed that nothing will stay secret in the case of the murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi at the kingdom's consulate in Istanbul, adding it did not want relations with Riyadh to be damaged, reports said on Friday.

Trump Links 'Gangsters, Middle Easterners' to Migrants Entering United States

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President Donald Trump dared a TV reporter on Monday to go with his camera crew from the White House to southern Mexico, promising that they would find drug cartel gangsters and out-of-place Middle Easterners embedded in a massive column…

Tunisian Students Find Link to Porn Website in Test Paper

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Students at one of the universities in Tunisia were surprised to find a link for a porn website in their test paper last week.

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Rouhani Puts All His Trust in Exporters to Counter US Sanctions

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Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said trustworthy exporters are pioneers of countering US sanctions, especially in the current situation in which enemies intend to hinder Iran’s exports.

Social Security for Overseas Filipinos to Increase to 15 Percent

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Contributions to the Philippines’ state-run pension fund is soon to be mandatory for Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs), local media reported.

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Moscow Gives Stiff Warning to Washington Not to Tamper With Nuclear Control Treaty

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Moscow warns Washington against a plan to leave a landmark Cold War-era nuclear arms control treaty with Russia, saying it will be forced to respond in kind response if the U.S. goes ahead with the plan and begins producing the types of…

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22 Million Yemenis Under Threat of Famine

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Two million Yemeni children have been deprived of an education since the Iran-backed Houthi militias staged their coup against legitimate authorities four years ago, estimated Education Minister Abdullah Lemmles.

Monday, Oct 22

Trump Now Wants Jerusalem as Capital of Israel and Palestine!

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U.S. President Donald Trump had decided to alter a few articles of the “deal of the century” for the Palestinian-Israeli struggle, making “Jerusalem the capital of two states, Palestine and Israel.”

Haunting Images from Xinjiang, China Show Empty Mosques and ‘Halal’ Signs Ripped Off Restaurants

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Documenting China’s systemic crackdown against its Muslim minority groups in Xinjiang is notoriously difficult.

Canada, Australia and New Zealand Condemn Khashoggi Murder

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Canada, Australia and New Zealand have condemned the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi at the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul.

Lebanon Need to Emulate Europeans Over Missing Journalist Samir Kassab

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Lebanon should coordinate with European governments to look into the fate of missing Lebanese journalist Samir Kassab, the director of a media freedom NGO said Sunday, five years after Kassab was kidnapped in Syria.

Sunday, Oct 21

Iran Rejects 'False and Baseless' Claim on Interference in U.S. Elections

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Iran has dismissed the "false and baseless" claim made by the United States about Tehran's efforts to undermine US elections, including next month’s midterms, saying such allegations are rooted in an "unknown delusion."

Jordan King Tweets on Ending of Baqoura, Ghumar Annexation Currently in 1994 Peace Treaty

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Jordan will terminate the annexes of Baquoura and Ghumar in the Jordanian-peace treaty, according to a tweet by His Majesty King Abdullah.

KDP Wins 45 Seats in Iraq’s Kurdish Assembly Elections

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The Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) has won 45 seats in the parliamentary election in northern Iraq’s Kurdish region, according to the local election commission.

Brits Want Another Brexit Referendum as 500,000 Take to London Streets

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About 700,000 protesters seeking a referendum on the final Brexit deal rallied in London Saturday, in the biggest march in the capital city since a 2003 protest against the war in Iraq.

Saturday, Oct 20

Afghan Polls in Kandhar Postponed After Deadly Taliban Shootout

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Afghan government on Friday announced to postpone the forthcoming parliamentary elections in restive Kandahar after Thursday’s deadly shootout in the province.

Syria Regime Shell Targets in Idlib in Violation of Sochi Deal

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Syrian regime forces and pro-Assad foreign terrorists shelled several districts in the Idlib de-escalation zone on Friday in violation of the Sept. 17 Sochi agreement between Turkey and Russia.

Saudi Fires Top Spy Officials, Restructures Secret Service Over Khashoggi Murder

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Saudi Arabia on Saturday fired senior intelligence officials and decided to restructure its main intelligence agency after confirming the death of Jamal Khashoggi.

US-led Coalition Strike Mosque in Syria's Deir ez-Zor

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U.S.-led coalition warplanes on Friday destroyed a mosque in a part of Syria’s eastern Deir ez-Zor province held by the YPG/PKK and Daesh terrorist groups, according to local sources.

Friday, Oct 19

Iran Calls New U.S. Sanctions as 'Blind Vindictiveness'

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Iran rejected the newly imposed US sanctions on the Iranian Revolutionary Guards Corps' Basij forces and a "wide financial network", describing the act as a “blind vindictiveness”.

30 Aid Trucks Arrive in Adlib - UN

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The UN has sent 30 trucks of humanitarian aid to Syria’s northwestern Idlib province on Thursday.

Palestine Calls on World Court to Probe Israel Crimes in Gaza

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Palestine on Thursday called on the International Criminal Court (ICC) to open an investigation into “crimes” committed by Israel against the Palestinians and their land.

Russia’s Putin Meets Uzbekistan Leader, Revive Ties

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Russian President Vladimir Putin visited Uzbekistan under its new leadership Thursday in an attempt to revive multifaceted relations and discuss prospects for the strengthening of ties.

Thursday, Oct 18

Israeli Soldiers Arrest 10 Palestinians in West Bank Raids

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Israeli forces detained at least eight Palestinians, including former prisoners during predawn Thursday raids, throughout the occupied West Bank.

Egypt Receives $155 Million From EU to Create Jobs, Combat Illegals

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Egypt signed on Thursday two agreements with the European Union amounting to a total of €135 million ($155 million), reported Al-Masry Al-Youm. The first agreement aims to help Egypt’s growth through providing job opportunities, while the…

Libya’s Parliament Sets 4 Conditions for New Executive Branch

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Libya’s House of Representatives set on Wednesday four conditions for agreeing to cooperate with the High Council of the State on the pre-amendment of the executive authority and the formation of a new presidential council, with a…

Will it be 'Hard' or 'Soft' Brexit: UK Debate on Exit From Europe Extended

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European Union leaders have agreed to extend Brexit negotiations with Britain after an EU summit on a withdrawal deal on Wednesday produced no tangible results.