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‘A tragic mistake’: U.S. says Kabul drone strike killed 10 civilians, including children

By | 2021-09-17T21:54:39+00:00 September 17th, 2021|Middle East|

The Pentagon had said the strike targeted an Islamic State suicide bomber who posed an imminent threat to U.S. troops at Kabul airport. A top U.S. army official says he now believed it unlikely that those killed were dangerous

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After Palestinian escape, Israel’s prison chief faces moment of truth

By | 2021-09-17T21:29:47+00:00 September 17th, 2021|Middle East|

It may be convenient for Bennett to blame the failures on Netanyahu, but in this case he’s mostly right ■ Israel should consider a different approach on Gaza captives and fallen soldiers

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Islamic Jihad inmates, Israel holding talks on prison conditions, Palestinian reports say

By | 2021-09-17T20:54:42+00:00 September 17th, 2021|Middle East|

Inmates linked with Islamic Jihad were dispersed across Israel's jails after six prisoners escaped from Gilboa Prison in the north, four of whom were captured last week

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Moroccan FM: Israel must be stakeholder not outsider in the Middle East

By | 2021-09-17T16:12:22+00:00 September 17th, 2021|Middle East|

Foreign Minister Yair Lapid plans to virtually participate in an event to mark the anniversary together with US Secretary of State Antony Blinken and foreign ministers from UAE, Bahrain and Morocco.

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Iran joins expanding Asian security body led by Moscow, Beijing

By | 2021-09-17T14:52:08+00:00 September 17th, 2021|Middle East|

The Shanghai Cooperation Organization was formed in 2001 for Russia, China and ex-Soviet states in Central Asia to function as a counterweight to Western influence in the region

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Sisi calls for Israeli-Palestinian talks after meeting Bahraini King

By | 2021-09-17T12:46:23+00:00 September 17th, 2021|Middle East|

Egypt is attempting to broker indirect talks between Israel and Hamas that would lead to a permanent ceasefire over Gaza.

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Schism between U.S. and Israel on Iran may grow in coming months

By | 2021-09-17T11:09:00+00:00 September 17th, 2021|Middle East|

Beyond the familiar veneer, a substantial gap in definition and policy toward Iran's nuclear plans is forming between Jerusalem and Washington

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US, Iran, Israel nuke standoff, everyone blinks – now what? – analysis

By | 2021-09-17T09:37:38+00:00 September 17th, 2021|Middle East|

Blinking from all sides over the last few weeks and even days has started to reshape the geopolitics surrounding the issue of the Iran nuclear deal talks.

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Shamima Begum regrets joining ISIS, offers to help UK fight terror – report

By | 2021-09-17T06:41:32+00:00 September 17th, 2021|Middle East|

Shamima Begum, 22, joined ISIS when she was 15, though she has since left the organization. However, she has been unable to return to the UK after her citizenship was stripped.

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