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Israel will release to the Palestinian Authority tax funds it collects on its behalf and withheld as punishment for its move to join the International Criminal Court, the premier's office said March 26.
DAMASCUS - Agence France-Presse
Syria would welcome an increased Russian military presence at its sea ports, President Bashar al-Assad said in an interview with Russian news channels published March 27.
Iran will insist that all sanctions against it are lifted as a condition for a nuclear deal, the foreign minister said on March 25
SANAA - Agence France-Presse
At least 39 civilians have been killed in more than 24 hours of Saudi-led air strikes against Shiite rebels in Yemen, health ministry officials said on March 27.
WASHINGTON - Agence France-Presse
US and coalition aircraft bombed Islamic State jihadists in Tikrit on March 25, lending air power to Iraqi forces who have struggled to recapture the town despite Iranian assistance.
GENEVA - Agence France-Presse
The number of asylum-seekers in industrialized countries rose by nearly half last year, driven by the devastating conflicts in Syria and Iraq, with Germany the top destination and Turkey being in the top five of the target countries, the U.N. refugee agency said March 26.
JERUSALEM - Agence France-Presse
Israel's outgoing government, at a time of high tensions with Washington, has suspended a controversial plan to build hundreds of new settler homes in annexed east Jerusalem, a news website reported Marhc 25.
ADEN - Agence France-Presse
Saudi warplanes bombed Huthi rebels in Yemen on March 26, launching a military intervention by a 10-nation coalition to prevent the fall of embattled President Abedrabbo Mansour Hadi.
Yemen's leader was rushed to a "secure location" on Wednesday, a top aide said, as rebel forces bore down on his southern stronghold following clashes that sparked warnings of civil war.
In a damning report released March 26, Amnesty International said Palestinian rocket fire during the 2014 summer war in Gaza had killed more civilians inside the Gaza Strip than inside Israel.
Turkey has pounded a Syrian artillery unit near the border in reprisal, as a Syrian daily claimed a Turkish drone shot down
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