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Displaced Iraqis flee their homes due to fighting between Iraqi special forces and Islamic State militants, on the western side of Mosul, Iraq, Thursday, Feb. 2017.
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Mosul offensive: Iraqi forces begin attack on city's west
Thursday's operation to take control of the airport took four hours, and left the army within less than a mile (1.6km) outside of western Mosul. | It began with air strikes by the US-led coalition bef... (photo: AP)
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Photo of Sheldon Adelson, chairman of Las Vegas Sands and Hong Kong-listed subsidiary Sands China. Photo taken 19 June 2010 in Hong Kong at a press conference held at the Four Seasons Hotel, following China Sands AGM. 19 June 2010
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Adelson: Trump likely to be 'best president for Israel ever'
Las Vegas (CNN)Billionaire Sheldon Adelson declared Thursday evening that Donald Trump was likely to be "the best president for Israel ever," an overwhelming endorsement delivered as a former Republic... (photo: Creative Commons / Bectrigger)
Australian One Nation party leader Pauline Hanson speaks to supporters in Ipswich, Australia, near Brisbane, after polling in the Queensland state elections Saturday, June 13, 1998. Rise Of One Nation Party In Australia A 'Concern' To Indonesia
| The rise of political parties with challenging views on Islam such as Australia’s One Nation are a “concern,” the Indonesian foreign ministry says, The Guardian reports. | The minor party’s ... (photo: AP / Steve Holland) WorldNews.com
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Migrants on a dinghy boat are being rescued by the vessel Responder, run by the Malta-based NGO Migrant Offshore Aid Station (MOAS) and the Italian Red Cross, in the Mediterranean sea, early Saturday, Nov. 5, 2016. Italian Coast Guard Reports Rescuing 2,500 Boat Migrants In Past 3 Days
| Almost 2,500 boat migrants were rescued from the Mediterranean Sea in the past three days, the Italian Coast Guard said on Thursday, as this year's arrivals already far outpaced the record-setting 2... (photo: AP / Francesco Malavolta/MOAS via AP) WorldNews.com
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Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo Somalia's New President Appoints Prime Minister
Somalia's new President Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed on Thursday appointed a political newcomer as the prime minister, shortly before departing to Saudi Arabia for his first... (photo: Creative Commons / AMISOM) Voa News
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Two men hold flags during a demonstration of Leipzig's Europeans against the Islamization of the West (LEGIDA), a group linked with the PEGIDA movement, in Leipzig, eastern Germany, Monday, Jan. 11, 2016. Germans protest deportation of Afghans
German protesters have gathered at the international airport in the city of Munich to protest the deportation of  Afghan refugees. | Some 300 protesters gathered at ... (photo: AP / Markus Schreiber) Press TV
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File - Staffan de Mistura, United Nations Special Envoy for Syria during press conference after the Intra-Syrian Intra-Syrian talks to end five years of bloody warfare, Geneva, Switzerland, 1 February, 2016. UN hosts 'Geneva IV' talks: Sequel or new script for Syria?
GENEVA (AP) — Yet another sequel to chronically-fruitless Syria peace talks, or an entirely new script? | After months of Syria bloodshed, stalled humanitarian aid deli... (photo: UN / Jean-Marc Ferre) Richmond Times Dispatch
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YPG and YPJ fighters reload a machine gun during the Raqqa offensive, Syria UN Sponsored Peace Talks Between Syrian Government and Opposition Begin in Geneva
| For the first time in almost a year, talks between the Syrian government and the opposition resumed in Geneva following weeks of negotiations and preparations for the e... (photo: Creative Commons / Kurdishstruggle) WorldNews.com
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Battery Park City New York  United States. Poll: Most Americans Worry U.S. Will Start Another War
Nearly two-thirds of Americans feel that the United States will enter another war, according to an online poll. | "All in all, how worried are you that you that the Unite... (photo: WN / Periasamy) Opposing Views
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Vice President Mike Pence addressing the March for Life Pence visits desecrated Jewish cemetery after anti-Semitic attacks
Washington (CNN)Vice President Mike Pence on Wednesday strongly condemned a recent spate of anti-Semitism before visiting a vandalized cemetery outside of St. Louis. | Al... (photo: Creative Commons / James McNellis) CNN
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Secretary-General Antonio Guterres (center) meets with Francois Longchamp (right), President of the Council of the Republic and Canton of Geneva; and Ivan Pictet, President of Fondation pour Geneve UN: $4.4bn needed to prevent 'catastrophe' of famine
UN chief Antonio Guterres says more than 20 million people face starvation in South Sudan, Nigeria, Somalia and Yemen. ... ... (photo: UN / Jean-Marc Ferr) Al Jazeera
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A Bahraini anti-government protester, masked against tear gas, watches riot police during clashes demanding freedom for jailed activists in Bilad Al Qadeem, Bahrain, Friday, Jan. 30, 2015. Bahraini police clash with protesters in Nuwaidrat
Bahraini police have once again clashed with protesters condemning the killing of a young activist by the Manama regime forces. | Witnesses said on Wednesday that residen... (photo: AP / Hasan Jamali) Press TV
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Iraq forces enter first west Mosul neighbourhood: commander
Iraq: The ICRC Steps Up Its Humanitarian Response Around Mos
Macron Suggests Special Prisons for Fighters Returning From
Iraq forces enter first west Mosul neighborhood: commander
Displaced Iraqis flee their homes due to fighting between Iraqi special forces and Islamic State militants, on the western side of Mosul, Iraq, Thursday, Feb. 2017.
Mosul offensive: Iraqi forces begin attack on city's west
China Yuchai Supplies Bus Engines to Saudi Arabia
Indonesia hopes for billions from Saudi king's visit
King Salman's Malaysia Visit To Strengthen Ties, Says En
Saudi Arabia Can Leverage On Malaysia To Increase Asean Pres
Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo
Somalia's New President Appoints Prime Minister
Syria Kuwait
Suicide bomber kills 29 near Syria town taken from ISIS
At least 45 killed in car bomb blast targeting Syrian rebels
Car bomb attack near Syrian town captured from ISIS kills 35
Lawyer Calls For Fate Of Prisoners To Be Included In Syria P
Libyan militia man from Zlitan scans the desert in a check point near Beni Walid province border in Libya, Sunday, July 15, 2012.
East Libya Bans Travel For Ages 18 to 45 To Curb Terrorism Recruitment
HCM City Pledges Favourable Conditions For Kuwaiti Investors
HCM City Pledges Favourable Conditions For Kuwaiti Investors
New Zealand dispatches another minister to Gulf state for tr
America's Massive Mideast Disaster: 15 Years of Sowing D
UAE Egypt
Emirates Northern Ireland passenger numbers soar by 50% at D
Kerber into Dubai semis, stays on target for top spot
Mariah Carey in fine voice and at her diva-ish best for Duba
Aramco IPO could push other GCC states, such as UAE, to list
Elina Svitolina (UKR) in action against Elizaveta Kulichkova (RUS) during Round 1 of the 2015 US Open at the USTA Billy Jean King National Tennis Center in Flushing Meadows, New York August  31, 2015
Svitolina poised for top 10 breakthrough with Dubai win
Egypt officials: Christian killed in Sinai, sixth in a month
Egypt officials: Christian killed in Sinai, sixth in a month
Egypt officials: Christian killed in Sinai, sixth in a month
In the Red Sea, GCC’s Military Power Blocks Iranian Expans
French far right National Front party leader Marine Le Pen, right, gestures before a party meeting in Nanterre, northwest of Paris, Monday, April 23, 2012.
France's Marine Le Pen Refuses To Wear Headscarf To Meet Grand Mufti
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Official website for Arab summit 2017 launched
Jordan’s King Abdullah II arived Egypt for Arab summit and
Netanyahu held secret Arab peace meeting: report
Netanyahu held Arab ‘meeting’
500 Iranian scientists return home in post-JCPOA
Leader cautions against efforts to change people’s lifesty
After 3 years, Syrian combatants meet
In the Red Sea, GCC’s Military Power Blocks Iranian Expans
In this picture released by an official website of the office of the Iranian supreme leader on Wednesday, May 20, 2015, Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, second left, attends a graduation ceremony of Revolutionary Guard officers in Tehran, Iran, as he is accompanied by Chief of the General Staff of Iran's Armed Forces, Hasan Firouzabadi, left, and Revolutionary Guard commander Mohammad Ali Jafar, center. Iran's supreme leader vowed Wednesday he will not allow international inspection of Iran's military sites or access to Iranian scientists under any nuclear agreement with world powers
Iran's military is ready to give the US 'a strong slap in the face'