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US Syria representative to hold Syria talks with Turkish authorities 

The U.S. Special Representative for Syria Session along with the special envoy for the anti-Daesh coalition, James Jeffrey will make a visit Ankara on Tuesday to maintain high-level talks about Syria with Turkish authorities, the State Department stated Monday. U.S. special envoy Joel Rayburn will join Jeffrey in the course of the visit to Ankara, that will take place from April 30 to May 2. The …

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Exile leader Madani buried in Algeria

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A source of security said the Abassi Madani, the founder of the Algerian Liberation Front (FIS), was buried in the capital, Algeria, on Saturday following his death in Qatar, where he lived in exile. He called for the armed struggle in 1992 after the Algerian army pushed for the country’s …

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Turkey, Iraq intensified ties in the new era


In an increasingly volatile Middle East, any specific relationship depending on mutual attention as well as a good neighbourhood is effective and important for the regional actors. Turkey’s deepening relationships with its southern neighbour, Iraq, properly corresponds to this reality. However, the history of Turkish-Iraqi ties has had its good and bad, a current trend in bilateral relations portrays a two-way will to further enrich political conversation and cooperation in various fields. Turkey accepts Iraq as one of the key associates whose …

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Iran said that the US sanctions after the sanctions to leave the nuclear ‘is one of the options’

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Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Sunday that withdrawal from an agreement to prevent nuclear proliferation (NPT) is one of the “many options” Tehran should retaliate against re-implementation of US sanctions. “There are many options for the Islamic Republic, and the country’s officials are considering them,” the IRNA news …

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Arabs in Syria’s Deir al-Zor protest against reining in Kurdish militia : residents 

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AMMAN ( Reuters ) – Arabs in Syria’s Deir al-Zor have stepped up protests against the U.S. allied Kurdish militia that handles the oil-rich province after seizing it from Islamic State, inhabitants, protesters and tribal chiefs stated on Sunday. Protesters burned tyres along a major highway from Deir al-Zor to Hasaka which is used by tankers carrying …

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US prevents Iran from benefiting from JCPOA

Sergey A. Ryabkov

Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergey Ryabkov said on Friday that the United States prevents Iran from benefiting from the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA). Islamic Republic of Iran has fulfilled its commitments within the framework of Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) fully, he reiterated. The Islamic Republic of …

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Militant attacks assassinated 17 Syria pro-regime fighters, asserts Monitor 

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Assaults by two extremist communities slaughtered at least 17 Syrian government troops and militiamen in the northern province of Aleppo early on Saturday, a battle monitor stated. Thirty other people were seriously injured in the assaults by Al-Qaeda’s ex- Syria branch, Hayat Tahrir Al-Sham ( HTS), and its assistant Hurras Al-Deen, which continues linked to the global extremist network, the Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights stated. …

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Iran produces three new missiles

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“Heidar ”is an air-to-ground missile with more than 8km range that can be installed in different systems to attack armored targets, land-based equipment and more than one meter of penetration of enemy forces. “Qamar-e Bani Hashem” is a missile that is more than 8 kilometers long, capable of destroying armored …

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US and Qatar foreign ministers discuss fight against Iran


On Wednesday, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo met with Qatar Foreign Minister Sheikh Mohammad bin Abdulrahman al-Thani and, according to the State Department, discussed ways to counter the “malignant effect” of Iran. Senior diplomats have also addressed other regional problems, including Afghanistan, Libya, and Sudan, spokesman Morgan Ortagus said …

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