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CNN offered M16 assault rifle over messaging app

Tue, 20 Feb 2018 09:16:29 GMT

US-supplied weapons intended for moderate allies in Syria have ended up for sale on jihadist online forums, CNN has learned. Nick Paton Walsh reports.(image)


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Dozens killed in Syrian airstrikes

Mon, 19 Feb 2018 17:02:24 GMT

At least 71 people were killed and 325 others wounded in rebel-held Eastern Ghouta after the Syrian government carried out a series of airstrikes and artillery bombardments, the UK-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said Monday.(image)


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Netanyahu's troubles deepen as Israeli police arrest confidants

Tue, 20 Feb 2018 13:43:53 GMT

Embattled Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's troubles deepened as police arrested members of his inner circle in a widening graft probe, now the fourth investigation to involve the Israeli leader or his confidants.(image)


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Netanyahu probes: What you need to know

Tue, 13 Feb 2018 20:13:14 GMT

Israeli police said Tuesday there was "sufficient evidence" to indict Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on criminal charges in two corruption cases.(image)


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ISIS claims attack on Shiite militia in Iraq; 27 dead

Tue, 20 Feb 2018 01:02:59 GMT

ISIS claimed responsibility for a deadly attack on a Shiite militia group near the Iraqi city of Hawija over the weekend, an ambush that left more than two dozen slain.(image)


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Kurdish alliance complicates relationship with US

Mon, 19 Feb 2018 12:46:17 GMT

Syria's long and messy civil war just got more complicated.(image)


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Iran plane crash site found, state media says

Mon, 19 Feb 2018 13:48:21 GMT

Iranian investigators have located the site of Sunday's plane crash that killed all 65 people on board, state TV reported Monday.(image)


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Polish embassy in Israel daubed with swastikas

Mon, 19 Feb 2018 14:15:31 GMT

Poland's embassy in Tel Aviv was daubed with swastikas on Sunday, a day after Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki caused outrage by claiming Jews were among the perpetrators of the Holocaust.(image)


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Ahed Tamimi appears in Israeli military court

Tue, 13 Feb 2018 17:48:25 GMT

A Palestinian teenage protester who was captured on video punching and kicking a heavily armed Israeli soldier last year made a high profile appearance Tuesday in an Israeli military courtroom packed with activists, human rights lawyers and journalists.(image)


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After ISIS, Iraq needs $88.2 billion to rebuild

Tue, 13 Feb 2018 21:20:36 GMT

Iraq needs $88.2 billion to rebuild parts of the country in the aftermath of the war against ISIS, according to Iraq's minister of planning.(image)


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The captured ISIS fighters that nobody wants

Tue, 13 Feb 2018 14:28:08 GMT

What do you do with 400 of the world's most unwanted extremists, held in a territory that isn't technically a state, that doesn't really have the legal means to extradite them, or the resources to jail them indefinitely?(image)


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Israel: Iranian drone based on US drone

Mon, 12 Feb 2018 16:20:33 GMT

The Israeli military said an Iranian drone it shot down over the weekend was based on an American stealth drone that was intercepted by Iran six years ago.(image)


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Syrians describe alleged chemical attack

Tue, 13 Feb 2018 12:53:00 GMT

Fayiz Khattab was in a single-room makeshift basement bunker with eight other men when they received news on their two-way radio that there were aircraft overhead.(image)


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Baghdadi injured in airstrike last May, sources say

Mon, 12 Feb 2018 13:12:53 GMT

ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi was wounded in an airstrike in May last year and had to relinquish control of the terror group for up to five months because of his injuries, according to several US officials who spoke exclusively to CNN.(image)


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Palestinian school threatened by Trump cuts

Mon, 12 Feb 2018 12:32:06 GMT

At Beirut's Galilee Secondary School, around 50 Palestinian teenagers are crammed into a single classroom in a haphazard arrangement of desks. The paint comes off walls scrawled with notes from generations of kids who studied here.(image)


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UAE seeks 'brilliant minds' for space project

Fri, 16 Feb 2018 06:26:37 GMT

Fancy being part of the space race? This could be your chance.(image)


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Saudi women join the workforce

Wed, 07 Feb 2018 06:52:21 GMT

Not many women in Saudi Arabia have a day similar to that of Manal Ghazwan and her two colleagues.(image)


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First Arab woman to join WWE

Mon, 29 Jan 2018 10:25:55 GMT

Shadia Bseiso certainly loves breaking norms.(image)


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The Middle East you don't see

Tue, 23 Jan 2018 10:55:13 GMT

A group of talented photographers are on a mission to alter perceptions of the Middle East.(image)


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What makes the Arab world laugh?

Sun, 21 May 2017 21:25:44 GMT

Manal Awad and Fadi Al Shehri are two stand-up comedians who are laughing through conflict. CNN meet up with them at the Yas Mall Arab Comedy Festival.(image)


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DiCaprio as a Persian poet? Sure, says Maz Jobrani

Tue, 12 Jul 2016 11:03:57 GMT

The Iranian-American comedian calls for more diversity in Hollywood -- something he's also written about in "I'm Not a Terrorist, But I've Played One On TV."(image)


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UK chose war 'before diplomacy' was exhausted

Thu, 07 Jul 2016 11:35:16 GMT

CNN's Becky Anderson dissects the findings of the Chilcot report with former U.S. Central Command adviser Ali Khedery and journalist Faisal Al Yafai.(image)


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Aspiring star killed by ISIS

Thu, 07 Jul 2016 09:08:34 GMT

Iraq is mourning the death of "Adel Euro" who was killed in a Baghdad suicide blast on Sunday. At least 250 people lost their lives in the same attack.(image)


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Arabs can't stop talking about this TV show

Tue, 05 Jul 2016 14:54:31 GMT

From terrorism to sectarian divides, "Seflie" is the most-watched television program in Saudi Arabia and tackles tough issues facing the Middle East.(image)


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Car bomb attacks hit shopping districts in Baghdad

Sun, 03 Jul 2016 17:49:19 GMT

Twin car bombings in the Iraqi capital of Baghdad have killed more than 120 people. CNN's Ben Wedeman reports.(image)


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How one designer uses jewels to convey the beauty of Qatar

Tue, 06 Feb 2018 17:35:47 GMT

Nada Khamis Al-Sulaiti, the Qatari creative director of Hairaat Fine Jewellery, takes inspiration from the natural environment and motifs of her homeland. Watch the video above to find out more about the young designer's practice.(image)


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