Middle East Newswire (Page 8)

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  1. Iranians Not So Eager to Accept a Nuclear DealRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | US News & World Report

    As the June 30 deadline for the P5+1 negotiations with Iran nears, " Iranian Public Opinion Clashes With Supreme Leader on Nuclear Deal " [6/24/15] suggests that the Iranian people are so supportive of reaching a deal that the Iranian government would face severe public opposition if it fails to do so. New polling does indeed show that the Iranian people support reaching a deal along the lines of the Lausanne framework.

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  2. Erdogan and Turkey move toward once-unthinkable grand coalitionRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Channelnewsasia.com

    ANKARA: Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan has built a career on attacking the elite, secularist tradition reviled by many of his pious supporters. In the heat of political battle, he has even accused secular opponents of allying with terrorists.

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  3. Leaks reveal how Ottawa cultivated ties before $15-billion Saudi arms dealRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 25 | Globe and Mail

    ... that has traditionally brokered Canadian arms sales to the United States, began looking to markets such as the Middle East for new business as the United States cut defence spending. An April, 2012, diplomatic cable from the Saudi Embassy in Ottawa ...

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  4. Men of peace in a realm of warRead the original story w/Photo

    May 30, 2015 | Washington Times

    Last week, I paid a couple of visits to the West Bank or, as Israel 's enemies call it, "the illegally occupied Palestinian territories." Israelis who live and work there are more likely to use the biblical name: Judea and Samaria.

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  5. Establishing Syria buffer zone means engaging in warRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2011 | Turkish Daily News

    No one should try to find any form of an excuse; it is aggression - to say the least - and definitely occupation, if the military of a country, for whatever purpose it might be, enters into the territory of another country without the invitation or permission of that country, or in the absence of a treaty allowing such an action. One might come up with a "preemptive strategic move to prevent an all-out war" excuse.

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  6. Will Turkey really occupy northern Syria now?Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2011 | Turkish Daily News

    One thing President Tayyip ErdoAYan is good at is forcefully declaring what he will "not allow" - either in Turkey or its region. He did the same thing a couple of days ago regarding Syria.

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  7. Turkey plans no imminent action into SyriaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2011 | Turkish Daily News

    This column on Nov. 14, 2012, described Turkey's border with Syria as the most dangerous frontier in the world, underlining the risks for the Turkish army at that time, while urging the Turkish government over provocative attempts aiming to drag it into its southern neighbor's civil war. It should be recalled that the al-Nusra Front was a new-born terror group at the time, along with some other minor al-Qaeda affiliated groups, and that the world had not yet been shocked with the inhumane massacres of the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant .

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  8. A prosecutor should stop violence against LGBTIsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2011 | Turkish Daily News

    The governor of Istanbul defended the police that used disproportionate power to interfere with the LGBTI pride parade in Istanbul, saying: "No application was made to the office of the governor concerning the parade. Sensitivity was shown to the principle of proportionality within the jurisdiction of the law."

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  9. How would you like your Syria, Sir?Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2011 | Turkish Daily News

    ... Ahmet DavutoAYlu's "Strategic Depth" meticulously suggests should be kept away from intervening in the Muslim Middle East. Unluckily, Western - Christian - boots on Muslim Syrian soil is not an option. Turkey wants "boots" on the ground in Syria, ...

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  10. Last Armenian families from Kobane fleeing Syria do not intend to returnRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2011 | Turkish Daily News

    Just like their ancestors forced from their homes in Eastern Anatolia in 1915-16, the last Armenian families living in the embattled northern Syrian town of Kobane have fled after the repeated jihadist attacks - and they do not intend to go back. Agop Tomasyon, an Armenian from Kobane close to the Turkish border, who fled his hometown for Turkey around nine months ago when the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant launched an attack, said the last eight Armenian families had left Syria for good and would not return.

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  11. Emirates Rebuts Claims of Unfair State Aid With a Data Dump of Its OwnRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Skift

    Dubai's Emirates airline on Tuesday denied claims its parent company absorbed fuel hedge losses from the carrier, giving its most detailed response yet to allegations it has violated the U.S. Open Skies agreement with the United Arab Emirates. U.S. airlines have charged Emirates received at least $5 billion in subsidies since 2004, including hedge losses that its state-owned parent company assumed.

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  12. Islamic State threatens to topple Hamas in GazaRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | AlertNet

    Islamic State insurgents threatened on Tuesday to turn the Gaza Strip into another of their Middle East fiefdoms, accusing Hamas, the organisation that rules the Palestinian territory, of being insufficiently stringent about religious enforcement. The video statement, issued from an Islamic State stronghold in Syria, was a rare public challenge to Hamas, which has been cracking down on jihadis in Gaza who oppose its truces with Israel and reconciliation with the U.S.-backed rival Palestinian faction Fatah.

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  13. UCC church to divest over Israeli treatment of PalestiniansRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | KMPH-TV Fresno

    The top legislative body of the United Church of Christ voted Tuesday to divest from companies with business in the Israeli-occupied Palestinian territories, in a sign of the growing momentum of a U.S. protest movement against Israeli policy. The denomination's General Synod endorsed the action on a vote of 508-124 with 38 abstentions during its meeting in Cleveland.

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  14. Yemen fighting allows 1,200 prisoners to fleeRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | WAND-TV Decatur

    ... rious laws-of-war violations that need to be properly investigated," said Sarah Leah Whitson, the rights group's Middle East and North Africa director.

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  15. Israel deports Gaza flotilla activistsRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | WTOV9

    Israel has deported a group of pro-Palestinian activists, including a former Tunisian president, who tried to breach its naval blockade of the Gaza Strip. Interior Ministry spokeswoman Sabine Haddad said among those sent home Tuesday was former Tunisian President Moncef Marzouki.

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  16. Stern warnings amid Iran nuclear talksRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Iol.co.za

    Iran and world powers gave themselves an extra week to reach a nuclear accord, extending a deadline due to expire on Tuesday, while US President Barack Obama said there would be no deal if all pathways to an Iranian nuclear weapon were not cut off. With talks in the final stretch, Iran's president Hassan Rouhani also spoke out, saying his country would resume suspended atomic work if the West breaks its promises.

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  17. ishaan_tharoorRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    It's no secret that Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is adamantly opposed to the negotiations currently taking place in Vienna right now over Iran's nuclear program. For months now, Netanyahu, backed by Republicans and neo-conservatives in the United States, has led the international counter-offensive against the Obama administration's efforts to forge an opening with Tehran.

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  18. Iran nuclear talks extended; Iranians meet key obligationRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | KDWN

    Pushing past a Tuesday deadline, world powers and Iran extended negotiations for a comprehensive nuclear agreement by a week as the U.N. nuclear agency prepared to announce Tehran had met a key condition - significantly reducing its stocks of enriched uranium that could be used for atomic weapons. Iran's failure to comply would have severely undermined the negotiations, which are aimed at curbing the Iranians' nuclear program for a decade in exchange for tens of billions of dollars in relief from international economic sanctions The State Department announced the extra days of talks only hours before the expiration of the target date for their completion.

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  19. Angry protesters whitewash rainbow flag on West Bank barrierRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | SFGate

    ... one of the world's most gay-friendly travel destinations recently, in sharp contrast to most of the rest of the Middle East, where gay culture is not tolerated and gays are persecuted and even killed. Earlier this month, over 100,000 people attended ...

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  20. 1,200 escape from prison in Yemen's TaizRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | Times of Oman

    People gather outside a damaged post office after it was raided by gunmen in Seyoun city, in the Yemeni southeastern province of Hadramout May 24, 2014. At least 30 people were killed in an overnight raid by gunmen in Seyoun in southeastern Yemen, residents and a local official said on Saturday, as Al Qaeda continues its fightback against a government offensive in the country.

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