Yesterday, the Moroccan military reportedly sent military reinforcements to south west Maroc. According to the Moroccan ambassador to the UN, the Polisario Front deployed some of its fighters in "military vehicles" from its camps in Tindouf to the Al Mahbes area. Morocco

Map. History of Middle East conflict

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"ISIS is not finished and so that is something that is first and foremost in our conversations about this issue and many others in Syria" adds @brett_mcgurk
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"That's a very deep ideological divide" per @brett_mcgurk "That makes the problem harder than just, hey, we have to get the Kurds over the river and everything will be fine"
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Ideological divides also playing out in/around Manbij per @brett_mcgurk - inside tending to be more secular while groups outside Manbij tend to be "more Islamist orientation"
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"Where we are is a diplomatic process to try to resolve some of the tensions across that demarcation line outside of Manbij" per @brett_mcgurk "It's is incredibly complex"
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"We are in regular discussions with the Russia|ns on this" says @brett_mcgurk of Hezbollah presence in SW Syria near Israel Jordan, keeping Hezbollah behind the 'line of contact'
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"Our presence is incredibly effective and strong" says @brett_mcgurk of US in Syria "But obviously also focused on the counter ISIS mission"
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"The Iran|ians are very effective at exploiting seams in Iraq|i society" warns @brett_mcgurk, emphasizing need for continued, better Iraq-Kurdish relations
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"The trajectory is on the side of the Iraq|i security forces" with popular mobilization forces "under the control of the state" per @brett_mcgurk re: militia forces / Iran crescent in Iraq
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"I'm not going to make any news" per @brett_mcgurk when asked about @POTUS saying US will be out of Syria "very soon" says US simply undertaking a very important review
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The Iraq border - "That is where ISIS still remains," per @brett_mcgurk "We are committed to finishing the campaign against ISIS we're not finished"
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"How desperate that situation was, it's really impossible to exaggerate" per Special Presidential Envoy @brett_mcgurk of Iraq ISIS in 2014 "We were dusting off plans to possible evacuate our embassy" FraughtTerrain
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Putin: Russia constructing 2 under sea pipelines, to construct additional ground gas pipeline as part of Turkish Stream project
4 month ago
U.S. and Israel interfere in Syria, says Iran president
Saudi crown prince says Israelis have right to their own land
Israeli army releases video showing Palestinians breaching Gaza boarder fence, then retreating
The Israeli army will not allow any breach of the security infrastructure and fence, which protects Israeli civilians, and will continue to operate in order to prevent militants who are involved in these acts of terror. IDF wishes to emphasize that approaching the security fence is a dangerous act
Israeli army statement: Throughout the day, tens of Palestinians participated in violent riots in four main locations along the Gaza border. Israeli army troops used riot dispersal means, and fired towards suspects who were involved in damaging the security fence.
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ISIS launch coordinated attack on security posts in Darzab district
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DGP J&K confirmed to me the stone pelting incident in which this bus faced stones and some people were injured
Turkish President Erdoğan and Russian President Putin attend the ground-breaking ceremony of Turkey's nuclear power plant to be built in Akkuyu, Putin said the plant set to be launched in 20234 month ago
Turkish President Erdoğan and Russian President Putin attend the ground-breaking ceremony of Turkey's nuclear power plant to be built in Akkuyu, Putin said the plant set to be launched in 2023
Afghan defense ministry spokesman has presented slideshow of  drone  footages to prove that their Indian donated choppers targeted Taliban's Red Unit base in Dashte Archi district not civilians4 month ago
Afghan defense ministry spokesman has presented slideshow of drone footages to prove that their Indian donated choppers targeted Taliban's Red Unit base in Dashte Archi district not civilians
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Clashes in Mount Bracha in the West Bank
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Afghan President regrets civilian casualties in ANA air strikes in Kunduz, promises aid to victim families, yet alleges that Taliban amassed in the area to cause a tragedy
4 month ago
2 suspected militants arrested in Varmul believed to be part of Zakir Musa group
SAA found another weapons depot in Deir Ez-Zor countryside
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Suspected militants from Vejbuer arrested with arms in Kashmir's Varmul: sources
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Radmanish said after the airstrike the Taliban opened fire on Afghan air force helicopters and then on civilians
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'60 civilians massacred in raid on Kunduz seminary'
Islamic State Releases Pictures Shows Targeting SAA Positions With SPG9 Rocket Projectiles On The Outskirts Of Al Bukamal City.
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Radmanish confirms a Quetta Shura member was also among those killed in Monday's airstrike against Taliban stronghold. The Quetta Shura member Mawlawi Baryal
1st batch of Jaish al-Islam rebels and their families have left Douma Wafideen crossing in preparation for their transfer to Jarablus
Kosovo PM Haradinaj calls the arrest of 6 Turkish citizens 'an abduction', and says doesn't understand the criticism of President Erdogan
4 month ago
Radmanish says some of the armed men had been from the Taliban's Red Division (a separate unit responsible for night attacks in Kunduz). Radmanish scrolled through photographs of aerial shots taken before airstrike. He says people photographed were Taliban leaders
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Russian President Putin arrived in Ankara
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Afghan Defense ministry spokesman Radmanish says 18 Taliban commanders were killed and 12 were wounded in the airstrike. He says they were part of the north-east council for Taliban and planned and led attacks in that zone
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Radmanish said the armed men were carrying out a parade at the time of the airstrike and were scheduled to "plan attacks after the parade"
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Radmanish says the area targeted was a stronghold of the "enemy" and those who had gathered in the area were "enemies". He said the first missile hit the area where armed men had gathered, and a second missile hit the area close to the gathering
4 month ago
Afghan Ministry of defense spokesman Mohammad Radmanish addresses press conference on Kunduz airstrike, he says the Taliban were targeted in Monday's airstrike
At least 16 people were killed Tuesday in an arson attack on a teahouse in Iran's city of Ahvaz in southwestern Khuzestan province. Local chief commander says motivation behind the attack was personal disputes, suspects were arrested and confessed to their crime.
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The provincial government of the northern Kunduz province has confirmed that both the Taliban and ordinary civilians have suffered casualties in the latest airstrike
4 month ago
Turkey US Army started moving protable weapons depot in Incrilik airbase according to Hurriyet
4 month ago
22-yr-old Gowhar Ahmad, who was injured in his head during anti-government clashes in Kashmir's Kangan on Monday, passes away
Kremlin pool arrived in Ankara for Putin, Erdogan talks. Tomorrow Rouhani will join them. This will be ninth personal meeting between Putin and Erdogan since early 2017. And just this year they talked 8 times by phone. Putin and Rouhani met 3 times last year4 month ago
Kremlin pool arrived in Ankara for Putin, Erdogan talks. Tomorrow Rouhani will join them. This will be ninth personal meeting between Putin and Erdogan since early 2017. And just this year they talked 8 times by phone. Putin and Rouhani met 3 times last year
The UAE offered $1 billion for humanitarian relief in Yemen
4 month ago
10 Daesh killed, 6 police wounded in Jawzjan clash
A father and his 2 children were killed, and 5 other injured, after brutal Russian air raids on their homes in Alasadea City in Idlib contryside. Civil Defense teams worked to retrieve the victims, and continue the rescue operation.
Iranian Defense Minister in Russia for Official Visit4 month ago
Iranian Defense Minister in Russia for Official Visit
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Afghanistan aims to build 206 new health centers in 2018 and increase health workers' salary by 40%, says the country's health ministry
The Kunar governor’s spokesman Abdul Ghani Mosamim also confirmed the shelling and said at least two civilians were wounded in Dangam district. Another security official says at least five civilians have been wounded during the latest shelling and hundreds more have been force to abandon their homes
The United States is setting up two bases in the Menbij, one of the bases is with 4kms zone to the Euphrates Shield and the other 8 kilometers away
Eastern Damascus: E. Qalamoun factions announce creation of an Unified Command aiming to defend region, ruling out forced displacement of population.
Libya: Sarraj's GNA Kicks Off Anti-ISIS Military Operation
@UN urges Israel to 'reconsider' cancellation of African migrant deal
Hamza bin Laden warns of Shiite expansion in the Middle East
Iraqi Interior Minister Qassim al-Araji: Iraq, Kuwait and SaudiArabia set to work jointly on shared borders in post-ISIS period
4 month ago
Dozens of settlers storm the markets of the Old City of Hebron after the army turned the area into a military barracks.
Algeria: 6 out 7 militants surrendered to the ANP in Tamanrasset, 1 in In-Amenas
Isis is still very active in Al-Furat Wilayat (the Euphrates Province).
Russian aviation targets the village of al-Asdiyah, west of Jericho, leaving four dead, including two children and a number of wounded.
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Russia's Putin begins a 2-day visit to Turkey. Today, Putin and Erdogan to attend ground-breaking ceremony of Turkey's 1st nuclear power plant to be funded by Russia. Tomorrow, Rouhani joins in for Syria talks. Closer relations between Moscow and Ankara amid increasing isolation
S. Idlib: airstrikes keep focusing on Ariha where many refugees from E. Ghouta were welcomed. Aftermath of bombardment on area of market near Great Mosque in old town.
For the year, the Russian LGBT network evacuated from Chechnya 114 gay people of persecution
Arab fighter jets destroy a rocket launcher for Houthi militias in the Al-Fayza area on the western coast of Yemen
Saakashvili promised to return to his homeland and "finish off" with the Georgian authorities
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Akkuyu nuclear plant to break ground Tuesday
American soldier killed in Syria was on mission to take out ISIS member, Pentagon says
Yesterday, the Moroccan military reportedly sent military reinforcements to south west Maroc. According to the Moroccan ambassador to the UN, the Polisario Front deployed some of its fighters in "military vehicles" from its camps in Tindouf to the Al Mahbes area. Morocco
USAID donates $25 mln in support of Afghans affected by conflict, natural disasters4 month ago
USAID donates $25 mln in support of Afghans affected by conflict, natural disasters
Israel's PM Netanyahu cancels deal with UN to resettle African migrants
4 month ago
Krishna Ghati ceasefire violation: One Army personnel has succumbed to injuries, 3 are injured out of which one is critical
4 month ago
PM @HaiderAlAbadi: I will visit Japan soon to discuss strengthening the partnership between the two countries and encourage Japanese investment in Iraq
Pro-Hadi forces advance in Jizan-Hajjah border and capture abandoned military base.4 month ago
Pro-Hadi forces advance in Jizan-Hajjah border and capture abandoned military base.
Yemeni foreign minister calls for peace talks, says aims to open ports
4 month ago
Afghanistan independent Human Right commission @AfghanistanIHRC expressed concern over Kunduz Airstrike and announced the investigation
4 month ago
Apropos news item regarding tourists being injured in stone pelting, as per Police no such incident of stone pelting took place. 2 tourist got minor injuries on April 1 as vehicles came in area where pelting was going on. There has been no designed attack on any tourist: J&K Police
Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary for South and Central Asian Affairs Alice Wells says at conclusion of her week-long visit that Pakistan and the U.S., "could play meaning role in achieving a peaceful resolution in Afghanistan": U.S. embassy statement
General Bajwa says Pakistan is committed to Afghanistan's peace and stability
4 month ago
Women and children among 5 civilians were wounded in Pakistan military shelling on Kunar province
UN chief seeks peace talks on Yemen, aid lifeline
4 month ago
Police have recovered the dead body of a man, who was abducted by the gunmen last night before leaving his three family members injured at Hajin area of north Kashmir's Bandipora district
4 month ago
Villagers in the northern Afghan province of Kunduz said they had buried dozens of victims of an air strike on a Taliban controlled district, in an incident the United Nations described as "disturbing."
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UN probes reports of 'serious harm to civilians' in Afghan airstrike
4 month ago
Earthquake of magnitude 5.1 - 103km E of Sary-Tash, Kyrgyzstan
Russia, Assad give ultimatum to rebels northeast of Damascus
India's response to designation of LashkareTaiba LeT aliases Milli Muslim League (MML) and 7 of its functionaries as global militants by the US on April 2. @MEAIndia welcomes the move4 month ago
India's response to designation of LashkareTaiba LeT aliases Milli Muslim League (MML) and 7 of its functionaries as global militants by the US on April 2. @MEAIndia welcomes the move
4 month ago
KCNA: "The Al Baath of Syria brought out in booklet leader Kim Jong Il's work 'Kimilsungia Is an Immortal Flower Blooming in the Hearts of Humankind in the Era of Independence' A book-releasing ceremony took place on March 27."
US military has been working on plans to send dozens of additional US troops to Northern Syria
Operation Tigris Shield: Turkish forces advance 17 km in Iraqi Kurdish region and establish new bases and roads in order to face PKK.
Mawlawi Kashaf, head of the Ulema council, has also called on the Taliban to join the peace process, and for the group to come to Kabul and establish a political party. He points out that the Taliban has not responded to government's peace offer
4 month ago
Israeli army finds bag of Molotov cocktails in Gaza near security fence
Netanyahu suspends new agreement with U.N. refugee agency on relocation of thousands of African migrants
Saudi Arabia's @KingSalman, US President @realDonaldTrump discuss regional updates in phone call
In addition to its 2,000 US forces already in Syria, Trump orders reinforcements — CNN.
OIR Spokesman: A man who lost both of his legs from an improvised explosive device operates heavy machinery to clean up and rebuild his city of Raqqah, Syria. The Raqqah Civil Council is working to remove explosives and IEDs left behind by ISIS.
High Peace Council chief Karim Khalili calls on Taliban to join the peace process and says the council hopes Kandahar residents stand for peace adding they are "calling on Taliban from historic Kandahar to come for peace so history changes"
4 month ago
Boko Haram killed at least 20 people and wounded scores of others in coordinated attacks on a military camp and villages around the flashpoint northern Nigerian city of Maiduguri
4 month ago
Jammu and Kashmir: A local militant has been arrested in a joint operation by Police and 52 Rashtriya Rifles of the Army in Sopore
4 month ago
UNAMA said today it is actively looking in to disturbing reports of serious harm to civilians yesterday from airstrike at Dashti Archi, Kunduz. Human Rights team on ground establishing facts
Houthi forces continue offensive in Yam Range, Nihm.
4 month ago
At least 150 civilians, (largely kids just graduated from religious school) killed and seriously injured in military airstrike in Dasht-e Archi district of Kunduz
Pakistan’s Foreign Minister Khawaja Asif said on Monday that Pakistan will no longer take sides in another country’s war
Pro-Hadi forces Oshkosh M-ATV in Jawf.
4 month ago
Earthquake of magnitude 4.8 - 27km SSE of Farkhar, Afghanistan
Hezbollah Battalion's fighters from Tuz Khurmato took part in search operations east of the city today.
US military post to observe Turkish armed forces movements in Syria's Manbij near Sajur River
4 month ago
Islamabad Expressway right Protest
4 month ago
SOHR: The airstrikes renew targeting more areas in Idlib countryside with shelling on the south of Jisr Al-Shughur
4 month ago
Stabbing attack in Samaria foiled
4 month ago
Canada, Germany and Italy will be among countries taking refugees from Israel. The transfer of the 16,000 refugees to the west will last 5 years
U.S. Central Command: U. S. Air Force pararescuemen, combat rescue officers and survival, evasion, resistance and escape specialists free fall from a C-130J Super Hercules over Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan4 month ago
U.S. Central Command: U. S. Air Force pararescuemen, combat rescue officers and survival, evasion, resistance and escape specialists free fall from a C-130J Super Hercules over Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan
Egypt's president wins second term with 97 percent of the vote after facing no serious challenge.
Sisi wins Egypt election with 97 percent of valid votes: official
Iraqi security: 65 Islamic State militants killed in Anbar ambush
4 month ago
Turkey seeks arrest of US-based cleric Gulen, 7 others over killing of Russia envoy
4 month ago
Launch of Turkish Stream gas pipeline is planned before the end of 2019 - Ushakov
Seven children were among the 12 killed in the Arab Coalition raid on Hodeidah, west of Yemen
One primary reason for young local boys to join terrorism is the instigation from across the border on social media: SP Vaid, Director General of Police4 month ago
One primary reason for young local boys to join terrorism is the instigation from across the border on social media: SP Vaid, Director General of Police
Russia warns citizens to avoid 'mass' rallies in Israel over Gaza clashes
Pakistani PM Abbasi chairs federal cabinet meeting on Kashmir crisis
Turkish delegation reached Ghab Plain after touring N. Hama and SE. Idlib for new observation points.4 month ago
Turkish delegation reached Ghab Plain after touring N. Hama and SE. Idlib for new observation points.
Iraq condemns 6 Turkish women to death for ISIS membership - judiciary
4 month ago
President @ashrafghani arrived in Kabul after two days successful visit to Paktia. He inaugurated several infrastructural projects and met with Ulama, tribal elders, teachers, provincial council, women, youth, civil society, investors, ANDSF and district governors
4 month ago
More than 150 killed and wounded in Afghan airforce bombing of a mosque/madrasa in Kunduz Province
More than 60 people were killed or wounded as airstrike hit Madrasa in Kunduz4 month ago
More than 60 people were killed or wounded as airstrike hit Madrasa in Kunduz
43 schoolgirls hospitalised after being poisoned in Lashkar Gah4 month ago
43 schoolgirls hospitalised after being poisoned in Lashkar Gah
4 month ago
Jaish-e-Mohammad has condemned the killing of militants and civilians in Shopian by forces and vowed to avenge the killings. JeM: "We will avenge every drop of blood of Kashmiri people, and this Jihad will continue till the mission of freedom is achieved."
4 month ago
Schools, colleges to remain shut on Tuesday in Kashmir
30 members of the Iranian Houthi militia were killed and dozens wounded during a failed infiltration attempt east of the city of Hess
The Yemeni army, backed by the UAE armed forces, foils an infiltration attempt by Iranian-backed Houthi militias south of Hodeidah that planned to carry out terrorist operations
4 month ago
Taliban militants have refused the killing of Chinese rebels in northeastern Badakhshan province
4 month ago
Pakistan deputy foreign minister arrives in Kabul
Air raid kills 16 near Yemen port of Hodeida: security sources
20 wounded people brought to Kunduz city Hospital from Dashti Archi district Airstrike by Afghan forces. Heavy casualties fears4 month ago
20 wounded people brought to Kunduz city Hospital from Dashti Archi district Airstrike by Afghan forces. Heavy casualties fears
SDF might be preparing for a new offensive against ISIS in the oilfields and Badiyah that ISIS still controls,the offensive will be launched from the Rawdah road and Al-Omar Oilfields
Report: Israel reaches deal with UN on deportation of asylum seekers
A Turkish delegation enters Khan_Sheikun city south of Idlib Turkish delegation arrived to Khazanat and Talaas areas southern Idlib and later to Hama northern countryside
A photoset from ongoing clashes against the Taliban in Chaparhar district of Nangarhar4 month ago
A photoset from ongoing clashes against the Taliban in Chaparhar district of Nangarhar
Deal reportedly struck with UN on safe deportation of 16,000 African migrants in exchange for thousands of others to be granted temporary status in Israel
Srinagar: Wreath laying ceremony of three army personnel who lost their lives in encounter in Anantnag and Shopian yesterday
E. Ghouta: aerial view of S. part of Jobar and strategic Harmala tunnel (taken by Rebels in Feb. 2013). Completely razed after 5-month government offensive in 2017.
4 month ago
Kunduz Provincial police spokesman says high-ranking member of Quetta Shura was at madrassa at the time of the airstrike in Dasht-e-Archi
4 month ago
An A29 Super Tucano targeted a madrassa in Dasht-e-Archi in Kunduz at about 11am today. Reports indicate more than 25 casualties officially reported but residents say over 200 people were gathered at madrassa at the time of the airstrike
The arrival of the first batch of forcibly displaced civilians from Douma city late at night. Number reached about 24 bus, carrying nearly 1089 people.4 month ago
The arrival of the first batch of forcibly displaced civilians from Douma city late at night. Number reached about 24 bus, carrying nearly 1089 people.
Pro-Assad government Syrian Resistance Militia of Raqqa fired mortars on the US-led coalition base in the town of Ayn Issa4 month ago
Pro-Assad government "Syrian Resistance Militia" of Raqqa fired mortars on the US-led coalition base in the town of Ayn Issa
4 month ago
Lavrov: Trump statement on prompt withdrawal of troops from Syria confirms his commitment to position, U.S. will leave Syria after defeat of ISIL
Turkish military officers visited Khan Shaykhun, Kafr Zita, Lataminah and Morek to determine new observation points.
4 month ago
Putin, Ergodan to give start to construction of first power unit of nuclear plant Akkuyu - Kremlin
S. Hama: an ammo warehouse reportedly detonated inside 47th Brigade during 1st April night, considered as HQ for government ops in Hama and Homs areas.4 month ago
S. Hama: an ammo warehouse reportedly detonated inside 47th Brigade during 1st April night, considered as HQ for government ops in Hama and Homs areas.
4 month ago
Six ISIS militants were killed and two others were wounded during the clash with the Afghan police forces in eastern Nangarhar province
Medical sources: 12 civilians killed in raids of the Arab coalition on Hodeidah in West Yemen
Dilovan Barzani, brother of Kurdish Prime Minister @PMBarzani, dies from heart attack
Defense Ministry, Peshmerga, U.S. officials meet on forming joint task force at disputed regions: Official
Turkish air force carried out several airstrikes against undiscovered Pkk tunnels in the Rajo area.
4 month ago
Russian President Putin will make a two-day visit to Turkey from Tuesday where he will meet his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Iranian President Hassan Rouhani, the Kremlin says in a statement
4 month ago
Erdogan has again accused Kosovo's PM of "protecting terrorists" in the row over the rapid deportation of six Turks from Kosovo to Turkey.
4 month ago
A delegation of the TSK reviewing to establish an observation point at Ltamenah and Kafr Zita in the #Hama countryside.
The tomb of Suleyman Shah, the grandfather of the Ottoman Empire founder, which was moved from Syria by the Turkish army for security reasons on Feb. 22, 2015, will be returned to its place, Turkish Deputy Prime Minister Fikri Isik said4 month ago
The tomb of Suleyman Shah, the grandfather of the Ottoman Empire founder, which was moved from Syria by the Turkish army for security reasons on Feb. 22, 2015, will be returned to its place, Turkish Deputy Prime Minister Fikri Isik said
Israel holds 2 Palestinian bodies while Gaza death toll rises to 184 month ago
Israel holds 2 Palestinian bodies while Gaza death toll rises to 18
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