Middle East

The Middle East is the world’s crossroads. It encompasses the Arabian Peninsula, the mountains of Iran, the plains of Turkey and the deserts of the Levant.

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Trade between Iran, Iraq rising via Chazabeh border

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Saeed Mousavi, a director in the Chamber of Commerce of Ahvaz (center of Iran’s southwestern Khuzestan province), said commodities are transported to Iraq via this border on Sunday and...

Al-Mayadeen: Skirmishes reported between Russian and US troops in northeastern Syria

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The Lebanon-based Al-Mayadeen TV reported on Saturday that skirmishes took place between the Russian and U.S. forces in northeastern Syria. According to Al-Mayadeen TV, the skirmishes took place in near...

Iraq’s Parliament calls for expulsion of U.S. troops

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By Qassim Abdul Zahra and Bassem Mroue Iraq’s Parliament called for the expulsion of U.S. troops from the country Sunday in reaction to the American drone attack that killed a top...
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Developing Al-Bukamal border crossing revives trade movement with Iraq

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Damascus, SANA- The bodies concerned work on developing al-Bukamal border crossing, which was opened by the end of last September to facilitate the movement of the persons and goods...

Senior member of Iran’s Revolutionary Guards Farhad Dabirian killed in Syria

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A senior member of Iran’s Revolutionary Guards, Farhad Dabirian, was “martyred” in Syria on Friday, Fars news agency reported, without giving details of how he died. The agency, which is...
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Iraq rocket attack hits U.S. forces, killing contractor

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A rocket attack on U.S.-led forces in northern Iraq on Monday killed a civilian contractor and injured a U.S. service member, the U.S. coalition in Iraq said, in the...
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Syria’s Assad goes back to work after recovering from COVID-19

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Syrian President Bashar al-Assad has gone back to work after recovering from COVID-19, the Syrian Presidency informed on Twitter. "On the outcomes of the quarantine, the PCR test showed a...
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Syrian Army to face major ISIS threat in 2021

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The Islamic State (ISIS/ISIL/IS/Daesh) ended 2020 with a powerful attack on a passenger bus carrying several soldiers from the Syrian Arab Army (SAA); this surprise strike with a roadside...
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Russian Air Force launches heavy attack over western Aleppo

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The Russian Air Force carried out a large number of airstrikes over the western countryside of the Aleppo Governorate on Monday, targeting several areas under the control of Hay’at...
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US combat troops to start leaving Iraq in October, Iraqi MP says

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US combat troops will start leaving Iraq from early next month, an Iraqi lawmaker on parliament's Security and Defence Committee has told The New Arab's Arabic-language sister site.The withdrawal...
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Historic Win for Left: Gustavo Petro Wins Colombian Elections

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Bogota-SANA-Leftist candidate Gustavo Petro maintained a five percentage point difference, with 50 percent, against Rodolfo Hernandez during Colombia’s presidential runoff, with 79.6 percent of...
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EU forced to buy Russian oil to prevent Putin from earning even more –...

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The head of the European Commission, Ursula von der Leyen, said that the European Union is forced to buy Russian oil so that Putin...
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JP Morgan: The Russian economy is doing better than expected after the introduction of...

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The large American bank "JP Morgan" estimates that the Russian economy is doing better than expected after the introduction of Western sanctions, and that...
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Greenpeace: United Kingdom imported more than $ 275 million in Russian oil during the...

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The British government has imported Russian oil worth 220 million pounds ($ 276 million) since Moscow declared war on Ukraine, according to a new...

The Hell of Volnovakha

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The battle for this strategically important place was fought for two weeks. With the fall of Volnovakha and the northbound frontline push, a railway...