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Saudi Arabia, allies launch air strikes in Yemen

Saudi Arabia, allies launch air strikes in Yemen

ADEN/WASHINGTON: Saudi Arabia launched air strikes in Yemen on Thursday in coalition with Gulf region allies to counter Iran-backed forces besieging the southern city of Aden, where the U.S.-supported Yemeni president had taken refuge. Shortly after the kingdom’s ambassador in ...

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Syrian rebels seize historic town in south – monitor

Syrian rebels seize historic town in south – monitor

BEIRUT: Insurgents seized a historic town in southern Syria from the government on Wednesday, a group monitoring the war said, part of a rebel counter-attack to stop Damascus reclaiming the border zone near Israel and Jordan. A Syrian military source ...

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Syrian rebels seize historic town in south – monitor

Syrian rebels seize historic town in south – monitor

BEIRUT: Insurgents seized a historic town in southern Syria from the government on Wednesday, a group monitoring the war said, part of a rebel counter-attack to stop Damascus reclaiming the border zone near Israel and Jordan. A Syrian military source ...

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Saudi Arabia, allies launch air strikes in Yemen

Saudi Arabia, allies launch air strikes in Yemen

ADEN/WASHINGTON: Saudi Arabia launched air strikes in Yemen on Thursday in coalition with Gulf region allies to counter Iran-backed forces besieging the southern city of Aden, where the U.S.-supported Yemeni president had taken refuge. Shortly after the kingdom’s ambassador in ...

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Two missing after India navy plane crashes into sea

Two missing after India navy plane crashes into sea

MUMBAI: A naval aircraft crashed off the western Indian coast leaving two pilots missing, the navy said Wednesday, in the latest of a string of accidents which have hit the force. Rescue operations were underway after the Indian navy’s Dornier ...

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Differences with Israel’s Netanyahu not personal

Differences with Israel’s Netanyahu not personal

WASHINGTON: U.S. President Barack Obama said on Tuesday that his differences with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict are not personal but are based on fundamental policy differences over Middle East peace. Obama said it was hard ...

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Plane crash in French Alps kills all 150 on board

Plane crash in French Alps kills all 150 on board

PARIS: A German airliner crashed near a ski resort in the French Alps on Tuesday, killing all 150 people on board, in the worst plane disaster in mainland France in four decades. France’s junior transport minister said there were “no ...

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US evacuates all personnel from Yemen: State Dept

US evacuates all personnel from Yemen: State Dept

WASHINGTON: The United States said Saturday it will evacuate its staff from Yemen for security reasons, one day after several suicide bombings claimed by the Islamic State group killed 142 people in Sanaa. “Due to the deteriorating security situation in ...

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