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Turkey’s top oil refiner appeals to U.S for waiver from Iran sanctions

By | 2018-10-18T06:40:02+00:00 October 18th, 2018|Middle East|

During 2017, Iran was Turkey's top crude oil source, accounting for 11.5 million tonnes of its total purchases nearing 26 million tonnes, followed by Iraq and Russia.

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Pompeo meets Saudi King Salman over missing journalist Khashoggi

By | 2018-10-16T10:45:39+00:00 October 16th, 2018|Middle East|

Overnight, Turkish crime scene investigators entered the Saudi consulate in Istanbul, the last place Khashoggi was seen before vanishing.

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Iran says its land-to-sea missiles can now travel 700km

By | 2018-10-16T10:36:05+00:00 October 16th, 2018|Middle East|

Iran, which says its missile program is purely defensive, has threatened to disrupt oil shipments through the Strait of Hormuz in the Gulf if Washington tries to strangle Tehran’s oil exports.

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Palestinians protest Israeli closure of West Bank school near Nablus

By | 2018-10-16T00:37:37+00:00 October 16th, 2018|Israel|

Palestinian education officials and school students attempted to resist the closure decision, but were confronted by the IDF, who threw tear gas bombs at them.

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With Pompeo to Riyadh, Saudis may acknowledge Khashoggi death

By | 2018-10-15T22:59:40+00:00 October 15th, 2018|Middle East|

Trump dispatched Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to meet King Salman over the case that has strained the Americans' relationship with the Saudis, carefully cultivated by the US president.

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