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The Palestinian Liberation Organization’s central council has decided to end security cooperation with Israel, in a potentially explosive move after the Jewish state cut off a key source of funds
UNITED NATIONS - Reuters
Iran's foreign minister on March 5 suggested that a 10-year moratorium on some aspects of the country's nuclear program might be acceptable to Tehran, though he declined to discuss the issue in detail
ISMAILIA - The Associated Press
Bulldozers push earth and dredgers spit mud round the clock at Egypt’s Suez Canal in a race to quickly expand the strategic waterway for two-way traffic, a project trumpeted by President Abdel-Fattah el-Sisi to revive both the country’s damaged economy and visions of nationalist glory
RIYADH - Agence France-Presse
Saudi Arabia's foreign minister on March 5 urged the US-led coalition conducting air strikes against the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) in Syria and Iraq to wage a ground war against the jihadists
GAZA CITY - Agence France-Presse
The Gaza Strip's sole power plant has halted production, the Hamas-run energy authority said Thursday, following a dispute with the West Bank-based Palestinian Authority over fuel tax.
BEIRUT - Agence France-Presse
The Syrian army carried out an operation that killed the military commander of the al Qaeda-linked Nusra Front on Thursday in northwestern Syria, Syrian state media reported.
KIRKUK - Agence France-Presse
Iraqi forces closed in on Tikrit on March 3 their progress slowed by jihadist snipers and booby traps, on the second day of Baghdad's largest operation yet against the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL)
BAGHDAD - Agence France-Presse
The Islamic State OF Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) has begun bulldozing the ancient Assyrian city of Nimrud in Iraq, the government said
Two cargo planes carrying Turkish military aid to Iraqi soldiers arrived in Baghdad on March 3, a Turkish official told the Hürriyet Daily News, stressing that the assistance includes non-lethal military equipment aid for 500 soldiers of the central government.
Heavy clashes erupted on March 5 between Syrian regime forces and rebels near an intelligence headquarters the opposition had tried to seize in a spectacular attack, a monitor and security source said
BENGHAZI - Agence France-Presse
A once-retired general leading a sweeping offensive against Islamists has been named head of the Libyan army loyal to the country’s internationally recognized parliament, an official has said, in a move expected to deepen divisions in the conflict-riven nation
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