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Turkey shuts scores of media outlets, sacks generals

The Turkish government has issued a new decreeordering the closure of scores of media organisations as it widened its crackdown in the wake of a failed coup attempt earlier this month.<p>According to the government decree, which was published in the official gazette of the republic late on Wednesday, …

Trump and Clinton Fumble on Free Trade

Which of the passages below is from which party’s official platform?<p>-No. 1. We “will use all our trade enforcement tools to hold China and other …

Are Clinton’s supporters to the right of Sanders’s on the Middle East? Hardly.

In the lead-up to the Democratic National Convention, Hillary Clinton, now officially the Democratic nominee, and Sen. Bernie Sanders of Vermont clashed over U.S. policy on Israel and Palestine. In one debate, Sanders criticized Clinton for not playing an even-handed role in the conflict, and more …

Palestinian president plans to sue Britain over 1917 Balfour Declaration and support for 'Israeli crimes'

The Palestinian president has announced his intention to sue the British Government over a 1917 declaration that paved the way for the creation of …

The price of trusting Iran

<b>ANALYSIS/OPINION:</b><p>Barack Obama may be the last man in America who actually trusts the holy men in Iran, and a secret codicil, or amendment, he made to …

Middle East

'Pro-Kremlin youth groups' could be behind DNC hack

An expert on Russia's security services says the Kremlin would know of a cyber attack on the US Democratic Party showing leaders favored Hillary …

Pakistan arrests two over suggestions army seize power

KARACHI, Pakistan (Reuters) - Pakistani authorities have arrested two men in different parts of the country for suggesting that the army seize power from the civilian government of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, police said on Tuesday.<p>A bus moves past a banner hanging on a light pole with the picture …

Posters

Clinton VP choice Tim Kaine a Democratic leader on Mideast issues

He skipped Netanyahu’s March 2015 speech to Congress against the emerging deal, saying the PM had not acted in good faith in coordinating the speech …

Fear grows as Turkey introduces state of emergency | Middle East

<b>Istanbul, Turkey -</b> Thousands of people continue to pour into Taksim Square claiming victory over a failed coup attempt in the same spot that one week prior they faced off with soldiers trying to end President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's elected government.<p>Syrian and Libyan rebel flags waved alongside …

EU and US poised to lift Iranian sanctions this weekend

Iran,John Kerry,European Union,Europe,Middle East and North Africa,US news,World news,Global economy,Business,Economics,Oil,Oil and gas companies,Commodities,Energy industry<p>Reconnecting Tehran to the global economy set to have huge ramifications for the global economy, especially the oil market<p>The …

ISIS is taking full advantage of the darkest corners of the internet

"The tools we are asked to use are increasingly ineffective," Comey told a U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on Wednesday. "ISIL says go kill, go kill...we are stopping these things so far...but it is incredibly difficult."<p>The FBI wants tech companies using end-t0-end encryption, such as …

Privacy

Cairo Explosion: ISIS Claims Responsibility for Italian Consulate Car Bomb

CAIRO — ISIS has claimed responsibility for a large car bomb Saturday that destroyed the building housing Italy's consulate in downtown Cairo, killing at least one person and injuring eight others, Egyptian officials said.<p>The terror network, in a statement verified by global security firm and NBC …

UN authorizes offshore disposal of Libya's chemical weapons

The UN Security Council has authorized the end of Libya's chemical weapons stockpile, a move hailed by UK Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson. The move …

Iran urges global anti-terror fight after Munich attack

DUBAI (Reuters) - Iran said on Saturday the international community should make fighting terrorism its top priority, after an 18-year-old German-Iranian gunman apparently acting alone killed at least nine people in Munich.<p>A sign reading 'Why' and flowers are placed on on a wall near the Olympia …

Arab League