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Egypt to transiently open Gaza border

The Egyptian authorities will open the Rafah border crossing this weekend to allow medical patients and students enrolled at foreign universities to leave the blockaded…




Emir felicitates Uzbekistan President

Emir H H Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani yesterday sent a cable of congratulations to Uzbekistan’s President Dr. Islam Karimov on his country’s Independence…



Kerry, Lavrov discuss cooperation in Syria

Secretary of State John Kerry and his Russian counterpart Sergei Lavrov discussed the prospects of bilateral cooperation in Syria during a telephone call Thursday, according…


Hamas will never recognize Israel

Member of Hamas’s political bureau Mousa Abu Marzouk has reiterated his Movement’s rejection of any call for recognizing Israel, expressing its dismay at some Arab…



Hard choices of Turkey

Flashing victory signs and firing in the air, the young rebels who took this Syrian town from Islamic State a week ago may be jubilant,…