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Nov 21, 2019
BEIRUT — Several hundred school pupils protested Thursday in Lebanon against what they described as an outdated curriculum that makes no mention of the multiconfessional country's 15-year civil war.The protest outside the education ministry in Beirut was the latest in a nationwide anti-government street movement to have gripped Lebanon since Octobe ...
Nov 21, 2019
BAGHDAD — Four protesters were killed and dozens wounded in overnight clashes with se ...
Nov 21, 2019
VIENNA — The UN nuclear watchdog on Thursday urged Iran to explain the presence of ur ...
Nov 20, 2019
European members of the UN Security Council hit out Wednesday at the US decision to no longer consider Israeli settlements illegal, but stop ...
Nov 20, 2019
RIYADH — Saudi Arabia's King Salman urged arch-rival Iran on Wednesday to abandon an expansionist ideology that has "harmed" its own people, ...
Nov 20, 2019
OCCUPIED JERUSALEM — Israel said its warplanes carried out a "very intense" attack against Iranian forces and Syrian army targets in Syria W ...
Nov 20, 2019
BEIRUT — At an anti-corruption rally in Lebanon's capital, 16-year-old Mariam Sidani said she had skipped school to protest against politici ...
Nov 20, 2019
BAGHDAD — Anti-government demonstrators in southern Iraq shut roads to two major ports and a key oilfield Wednesday, port officials and AFP ...
Nov 20, 2019
TEHRAN — Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said on Wednesday the country's people had defeated an "enemy conspiracy" behind a wave of violent ...
Nov 19, 2019
BEIRUT — Lebanon's parliament, besieged by angry protesters Tuesday, for a second time postponed a session to discuss draft laws which criti ...
Nov 19, 2019
BAGHDAD — Iraqi protesters Tuesday brushed off new government promises of reform, sceptical that political leaders, and a parliament session ...
Nov 19, 2019
OCCUPIED JERUSALEM — The United States faced stiff international and Palestinian criticism Tuesday over its decision to no longer consider I ...
Nov 19, 2019
TAL TAMR, Syria — Since fleeing her hometown in northeastern Syria, Suad Simon prays every day for the safety of her husband, who ...

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