Day: 10/04/2018

Israeli army investigating video of Gazan shot by sniper – Middle East Affairs

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By Middle East Affairs A video showing an Israeli army sniper shooting a motionless Palestinian across the border in Gaza to cheers from his colleague has the Israeli military investigating the incident, Reuters reports. The video went viral online and later made its way to Israeli television news. It shows a view through a lens […]

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Turkey to deport hundreds of illegal Afghan migrants – Middle East Affairs

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ARAB NEWS The governments of Afghanistan and Turkey have agreed on the deportation of Afghans who have been living in Turkey without legal documents for years, Afghan officials told Arab News on Monday. The deal was reached on Sunday during the visit of Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim to Kabul. Both governments will form a […]

Source: Turkey to deport hundreds of illegal Afghan migrants – Middle East Affairs

Iran fixes currency rate in bid to stop rial collapse

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AFP © AFP/File | The rial has reached a series of record-lows in recent weeks driven mostly by speculation the US would pull out of the nuclear deal with Iran next month TEHRAN (AFP) – Iran t…

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World watches Israel’s killing of Palestinians in the colosseum of Gaza /Chris Doyle – Middle East Affairs

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Back in 2014, a young Palestinian journalist, Yaser Murtaja, saved the life of a little girl named Bisan by pulling her out of the rubble during Israel’s assault on Gaza. She lost six members of her family, including her parents. Yaser did not stop there as he felt a responsibility to make sure she fully […]

Source: World watches Israel’s killing of Palestinians in the colosseum of Gaza /Chris Doyle – Middle East Affairs

Turkey’s major dilemma in Syria/Yasar Yakis – Middle East Affairs

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Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan last week hosted his Russian and Iranian counterparts, Vladimir Putin and Hassan Rouhani, for a summit in Ankara. No tangible result may have come out of this encounter, but it might still become a major turning point in the Middle East. But that will depend on other developments taking place […]

Source: Turkey’s major dilemma in Syria/Yasar Yakis – Middle East Affairs

Russian markets hit by US sanctions and Syria

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Moscow blue-chip index suffers biggest fall since Crimean crisis as rouble slides Shares in Russian oligarch Oleg Deripaska’s Rusal plunged on Monday in reaction to the US sanctions © Bloomberg . H…

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CIA Director Nominee — Haspel’s Record Will Be Declassified… ‘As Much As Possible’

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“We want to declassify as much as possible without jeopardizing someone’s what we call sources and methods. Every effort will be made to explain fully what her role was.” Director of Na…

Source: CIA Director Nominee — Haspel’s Record Will Be Declassified… ‘As Much As Possible’