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Israel ‘hits Syrian army positions in Golan Heights’

The Israeli military says it has attacked Syrian government artillery positions in the Golan Heights in what, if confirmed, would be another act of aggression against Syrian territory. In a statement released on Saturday, the Israeli army said that it had “targeted three artillery cannons” of the Syrian government in ...

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US, EU not standing with Turkey in terror fight: Erdogan

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has lashed out at the United States and the European Union for their support for militants of the outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK), saying they are “not standing with Turkey” in its fight against terrorism. “They say they are standing with us in the anti-terror ...

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10 dead as Saudi warplanes bomb civilian targets in Yemen

Saudi warplanes have bombed residential areas in the Sa’ada and Hajjah provinces of Yemen, killing at least 10 civilians, including an entire family. The Saudi air raids, which targeted the city of Ghamr in Sa’ada on Friday, left six civilians dead, while four others, all members of the same family, lost their ...

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Netanyahu says occupied Jordan Valley will remain part of Israel

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu says the regime will never abandon settlements in the Jordan Valley, defying international criticisms of Tel Aviv’s land grab policies. “The Jordan Valley will always remain a part of Israel. We will continue to settle it, invest in infrastructure and tourism,” Netanyahu said during a ...

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Militants promote PKK as Saudi, US envoys visit Raqqah

US-backed militants have celebrated their capture of Raqqah under a huge portrait of PKK leader Abdullah Ocalan after a Saudi minister and a US envoy visited the northern Syrian city.  The PKK, listed as a terrorist organization by the US and EU, has been waging an armed campaign against the Turkish state ...

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