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Iraqis ponder the coup that murdered King Faisal II after 60...

Iraq's monarchy came to a bloody end on July 14, 1958 Many look back at the era with a sense of nostalgia BAGHDAD/LONDON: With...

Pro-Iran paramilitaries join push to ‘paralyze’ Basra oil exports

Disruption to Iraq's oil production would be in Iran’s interest as it seeks to hit back at US sanctions Protesters and police injured...

Basra: Tribes in southern Iraq put more difficulties on oil companies

More than 13 tribes unite in anger over killing of protester Protesters plan “to restrict the movement" of oil and gas workers BAGHDAD: Tribes...

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Egypt: Foreigners can buy Egyptian nationality for $ 400,000

Foreigners who make a deposit of 7 million Egyptian pounds receive the option of taking citizenship if they surrender the deposit after five...

Lebanon president says US pullout from Iran deal will hurt Middle East

"US withdrawal from the nuclear agreement will have negative repercussions for stability in the region," Aoun wrote Aoun is a political ally of...

Germany denies Qatar quotes attributed to defense minister

Germany is denying comments about Qatar attributed to the German defense minister in Arab media Defense ministry spokesman Frank Faehnrich said on Monday...

Egypt passes law shielding senior military officers from prosecution

The law could make senior military officers immune from future prosecution It offers special treatment to high-ranking army officers CAIRO: Egypt’s parliament on Monday...

Yemeni armed force progresses in nation’s Hajjah region

The authority said in an announcement to the Yemeni Armed Forces media center that Yemeni troops were surrounding the vital connection between Haradh...

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