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    PM Benjamin Netanyahu's strongest challengers form alliance in Israeli election

    PM Benjamin Netanyahu's strongest challengers form alliance in Israeli election


    Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's strongest challengers in Israel's April general election joined forces, a dramatic turn in a race his right-wing Likud party has been predicted to win...

    Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's strongest challengers in Israel's April general election joined forces, a dramatic turn in a race his right-wing Likud party has been predicted to win easily.
    Saudi crown prince in China on latest stop of Asian tour

    Saudi crown prince in China on latest stop of Asian tour


    Prince Mohammed's arrival on Thursday was reported first by Saudi media. He's due to meet Chinese President Xi Jinping on Friday, highlighting bilateral trade in oil and Chinese manufacturing. Prince Mohammed's visit to Beijing follows one earlier this...

    Prince Mohammed's arrival on Thursday was reported first by Saudi media. He's due to meet Chinese President Xi Jinping on Friday, highlighting bilateral trade in oil and Chinese manufacturing. Prince Mohammed's visit to Beijing follows one earlier this week by a high-powered delegation from Saudi Arabia's chief strategic rival Iran.
    Civilians evacuated from last Islamic State holdout in Syria

    Civilians evacuated from last Islamic State holdout in Syria


    Mustafa Bali, a spokesman for the Syrian Democratic Forces, the US-backed militia spearheading the fight against IS in Syria, confirmed the trucks were carrying civilians from the...

    Mustafa Bali, a spokesman for the Syrian Democratic Forces, the US-backed militia spearheading the fight against IS in Syria, confirmed the trucks were carrying civilians from the enclave.
    Rouhani says Iran-US tensions are at

    Rouhani says Iran-US tensions are at "a maximum"


    Animosity between Washington and Tehran - bitter foes since Iran’s 1979 revolution - has intensified since May when US President Donald Trump withdrew from an international nuclear deal with Tehran and reimposed sanctions lifted under the...

    Animosity between Washington and Tehran - bitter foes since Iran’s 1979 revolution - has intensified since May when US President Donald Trump withdrew from an international nuclear deal with Tehran and reimposed sanctions lifted under the accord.
    Saudi Arabia crown prince Mohammed bin Salman looks for 'good things' from India trip

    Saudi Arabia crown prince Mohammed bin Salman looks for 'good things' from India trip


    Saudi Prince Salman predicted "good things" will come out of talks with President Ram Nath Kovind and Prime Minister Narendra Modi as he started a landmark visit to India Wednesday. "Today we want to be sure this relationship is maintained and improved...

    Saudi Prince Salman predicted "good things" will come out of talks with President Ram Nath Kovind and Prime Minister Narendra Modi as he started a landmark visit to India Wednesday. "Today we want to be sure this relationship is maintained and improved for the sake of both countries," the crown prince said after full ceremonial welcome in New Delhi.
    Saudi agrees to free over 2,000 Pak prisoners: Pak minister

    Saudi agrees to free over 2,000 Pak prisoners: Pak minister


    Prime Minister Imran Khan at a ceremony held to welcome the Saudi crown prince at PM House on Sunday night had made a "special request" to him on the Pakistani prisoners. Salman, who was here on a visit, responded by assuring Khan to consider him...

    Prime Minister Imran Khan at a ceremony held to welcome the Saudi crown prince at PM House on Sunday night had made a "special request" to him on the Pakistani prisoners. Salman, who was here on a visit, responded by assuring Khan to consider him Pakistan's ambassador to Saudi Arabia.
    Iran arrests militants linked to attack on Revolutionary Guards

    Iran arrests militants linked to attack on Revolutionary Guards


    "Last night, a terrorist cell was identified and destroyed in an operation," the Corps said in a statement carried by the semi-official Tasnim news agency. Three militants were arrested and explosive material was seized from houses in the cities of...

    "Last night, a terrorist cell was identified and destroyed in an operation," the Corps said in a statement carried by the semi-official Tasnim news agency. Three militants were arrested and explosive material was seized from houses in the cities of Saravan and Khash, it said.
    US sanctions are 'economic war' on us: Iranian president

    US sanctions are 'economic war' on us: Iranian president


    Construction of the refinery began in 2006 and it now has the capacity of 400,000 barrels a day, which amounts to about 20 percent of Iran's 2.1 million barrels of daily refining...

    Construction of the refinery began in 2006 and it now has the capacity of 400,000 barrels a day, which amounts to about 20 percent of Iran's 2.1 million barrels of daily refining capacity.
    Iran summons Pakistan envoy over suicide bombing

    Iran summons Pakistan envoy over suicide bombing


    An Iranian official at the ministry called on Pakistan to quickly take the necessary steps for the identification and arrest of the attack's perpetrators. The suicide bombing on Wednesday killed 27 members of Iran's Revolutionary Guards travelling on a...

    An Iranian official at the ministry called on Pakistan to quickly take the necessary steps for the identification and arrest of the attack's perpetrators. The suicide bombing on Wednesday killed 27 members of Iran's Revolutionary Guards travelling on a bus in the volatile southeastern province of Sistan-Baluchistan, which straddles the border with Pakistan.