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  1. Qatar Demands 'Blockade' be Lifted for Talks to Begin

    06.19 / 16:41 naharnet.com Naharnet.com - Middle East
    Qatar on Monday demanded neighboring states lift their "blockade" of the emirate as a pre-condition for crisis talks, even as the United Arab Emirates warned its isolation could last…
  2. Bahrain Sentences One to Death over Deadly 2016 Bombing

    06.19 / 16:11 naharnet.com Naharnet.com - Middle East
    A Bahrain court on Monday sentenced to death one person and another to life in prison over a 2016 bombing that killed a woman in a Shiite-majority…
  3. Netanyahu Warns Iran after Syria Missile Strike

    06.19 / 16:11 naharnet.com Naharnet.com - Middle East
    Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Monday warned Iran not to threaten Israel after Tehran launched ballistic missiles at a Syrian base of the Islamic State…
  4. Emirati Minister Says Qatar's Isolation Could Last 'Years'

    06.19 / 16:11 naharnet.com Naharnet.com - Middle East
    Qatar's diplomatic isolation could "last years", a United Arab Emirates minister said Monday, accusing the Gulf state of "supporting…
  5. Turkish Troops in Qatar for Joint Exercises

    06.19 / 16:11 naharnet.com Naharnet.com - Middle East
    Turkish troops have arrived in Doha to take part in joint training exercises, Qatar's defense ministry said on Monday, at a time of high tension in the…
  6. Fresh Syria Talks Set for July 10 in Astana

    06.19 / 16:11 naharnet.com Naharnet.com - Middle East
    Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov announced Monday that the next round of Syria peace talks in Kazakhstan's capital Astana will be held on July…
  7. U.S. Shoots Down Syria Warplane as Allies Fight Regime Forces

    06.19 / 08:57 naharnet.com Naharnet.com - Middle East
    An American fighter jet on Sunday shot down a Syrian warplane that the U.S.-led coalition said attacked its allies in the fight against the Islamic State group in the war-torn…
  8. Iraq Warns Mosul Civilians, Tells IS 'Surrender or Die'

    06.19 / 08:57 naharnet.com Naharnet.com - Middle East
    Iraqi authorities have dropped leaflets over Mosul warning civilians to stay inside and are telling jihadists to "surrender or die" after launching an assault to retake the Old…
  9. Iran Says Its missiles into Syria Hit IS Targets

    06.19 / 08:57 naharnet.com Naharnet.com - Middle East
    Iran's Revolutionary Guards said Monday missiles it fired into Syria had successfully hit Islamic State group targets in retaliation for Tehran attacks claimed by the jihadists earlier this…
  10. Gunfire on Syria Aid Convoy Wounds One

    06.18 / 15:03 naharnet.com Naharnet.com - Middle East
    At least one person has been wounded after a convoy seeking to deliver aid to a besieged Syrian rebel-held town came under fire, the local Red Crescent…
  11. Roadside Bomb Kills Policeman South of Cairo

    06.18 / 14:21 naharnet.com Naharnet.com - Middle East
    A roadside bomb Sunday killed an Egyptian policeman and wounded four others on a highway on the southern outskirts of Cairo, the interior ministry…
  12. Mosul Students Return for Exams amid Devastation

    06.18 / 12:18 naharnet.com Naharnet.com - Middle East
    Amid buildings destroyed by heavy fighting, University of Mosul students are returning to take exams interrupted three years ago when jihadists took control of their…
  13. Algeria Army Kills Three Islamists

    06.18 / 10:45 naharnet.com Naharnet.com - Middle East
    Algeria's army said Sunday that it had killed three armed Islamists and captured several others in an ongoing operation in the country's…
  14. Iraqi Forces Launch Assault on Mosul Old City

    06.18 / 08:38 naharnet.com Naharnet.com - Middle East
    Iraqi forces on Sunday launched an assault to retake Mosul's Old City and push out the Islamic State group, three years after the jihadists seized the city and announced their…