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A deputy Russian foreign minister says external players cannot solve the Syria crisis and that “short-sighted’” Western policies in the Middle East have helped destabilize countries such as Syria, Iraq and Libya
'What happens in Tehran stays in Tehran...' Our reporters explain how in this daily guide for night life in the Iranian capital. Basically, it all depends on one's social skills
CAIRO - Agence-France Presse
Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) group jihadists in Egypt have called for attacks on judges in retaliation for the hanging of six convicted militants and a crackdown on Islamists
BAGHDAD – The Associated Press
ISIL militants have seized another town in Iraq's western Anbar province, less than a week after capturing the provincial capital, Ramadi, a tribal leader said May 22.
DAMASCUS - Agence France-Presse
ISIL fighters overran most of the historic Syrian city of Palmyra on May 20, in a blow to efforts to repel the advancing jihadists after the fall of Iraq's Ramadi.
RIYADH - Agence France-Presse
A suicide bomber detonated an explosives vest during May 22 weekly prayers at a Shiite mosque in eastern Saudi Arabia, killing and wounding several people, officials said.
BEIRUT - Agence France-Presse
Jihadists from ISIL entered the northern city limits of ancient Palmyra May 20, seizing a state security building after intense fighting, a monitor said.
KUWAIT CITY - Agence France-Presse
Kuwait's richest independent businessman, Jassem al-Khorafi, who served as speaker of the Gulf emirate's parliament for a decade, has died at the age of 75, his family said
Thousands of Algerian women have given a leg up to a student who failed a university exam after authorities concluded that her skirt was too short. Here are the photos from the latest social media protest
MOSCOW - Reuters
Russia offered visiting Iraqi Prime Minister Haidar al-Abadi military and other aid on May 21 to help push back ISIL militants who have made further sweeping gains in both Iraq and Syria this week
Iranian authorities have offered daily Hürriyet journalists a sneak peak of former queen Farah Pahlavi’s collection of modern art, which included Picassos, Pollocks and Warhols, preserved next to the portraits of Ayatollah Khomeini.
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