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CAIRO: Palestinian negotiators will leave Cairo on Sunday unless Israel agrees to return to Egyptian-mediated negotiations to end the war in Gaza without setting conditions, the head of the delegation, Azzam Ahmed, has said. “Tomorrow we have a meeting with the Egyptian leadership in the morning and...

Turks voted in their country’s first presidential election on Sunday with Tayyip Erdogan poised to win and fulfill his dream of what he calls a “new...

Hundreds of people have protested against the BBC’s coverage of the ongoing conflict between Israel and Hamas. Demonstrations in London, Newcastle, Manchester...

Western diplomacy and aid efforts are shaping up in Iraq to avert what US President Barack Obama warned could be an impending “genocide” against...

Islamic State militants have killed at least 500 members of Iraq’s Yazidi ethnic minority during their offensive in the north, Iraq’s human...

(Reuters) – U.S. warplanes bombed Islamist fighters marching on Iraq’s Kurdish capital on Friday after President Barack Obama said Washington must act to prevent “genocide.” Islamic State fighters, who have beheaded and crucified captives in their drive to eradicate unbelievers, have advanced to within a half hour’s drive of Arbil, capital...

ISLAMABAD (INP): In pursuance of Prime Minister’s directive, the Pakistan Embassy in Libya is making all out efforts to provide relief to the stranded Pakistanis. Two Relief Centers have been set up in Tripoli and Benghazi where hundreds of Pakistani nationals desirous of repatriation have been housed. Two injured Pakistanis have been evacuated through Tunisia. Hectic...

BRUSSELS (Reuters) – Russia has amassed around 20,000 combat-ready troops on Ukraine’s eastern border and could use the pretext of a humanitarian or peace-keeping mission to invade, NATO said. Stating the conflict in Ukraine was fueled by Russia, NATO said in a statement that the troop build-up had further escalated “a dangerous situation”. “We’re...

Istanbul: Erdogan remains the hot favourite to win Sunday’s presidential election, thanks to a core base of religiously conservative Turks who have prospered under his decade-long domination. But whatever the result on Sunday, it is certain that Erdogan will not be carrying the whole of an increasingly polarised country with him. Many secular Turks fear the ruling Justice...

CAIRO: Israel and Hamas began indirect talks on a new border deal for the blockaded Gaza Strip as a ceasefire ending their month-long war entered its second day. Israel has said it wants Hamas to disarm, or at least ensure it cannot re-arm, before considering the group’s demand that the territory’s borders be opened. Israel and Egypt imposed a closure after the Hamas...

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