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Blinded in one eye, Syrian baby becomes symbol of siege

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The heartrending photograph of a Syrian baby who lost an eye in an air strike has set off a viral social media campaign, with users sharing pictures of themselves covering one eye. The shot depicts 40-day-old Karim Abdallah, wrapped in a puffy red jacket, with crescent-shaped scarring where his left

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PressTV-Iran asks China, Pakistan to join anti-terror campaign

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Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani made the appeal during a conference in Islamabad attended by Pakistan, Russia, China, Turkey and Afghanistan.

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Lebanese PM Hariri ‘pressured to resign’ by the Saudis

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New York Times report, citing western and Lebanese officials, sheds light on Hariri’s alleged detention in Riyadh.

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‘Cut to UN budget: White House’s perverse Christmas gift to the world’ — RT World News

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The UN saves millions of lives and is responsible for global peace and security; by cutting its funding, the US made a big step in the wrong direction, Kaveh Afrasiabi, a former adviser to Iran’s nuclear negotiation team, told RT.

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King Abdulaziz archives reveal film about Saudi Army in Palestine

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JEDDAH: The King Abdulaziz Foundation for Research and Archives (Darah) has released a documentary, “The Call of Nobility,” about the Saudi Army in Palestine in 1948. The film was published on the foundation’s official YouTube channel and announced on its official account in Twitter. It tells the story of Saudi Arabia’s role in the Palestine issue and its participation with the Arab forces to save Palestine from the Zionist occupation in 1948, where the Saudis performed well and a number of them died.

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PressTV-Syrian Air Force jet crashes in northern Hama

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The Syrian military says one of its jets has crashed in the country’s west-central province of Hama.

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Defending Allies: Here is how much US Gains from Policing World

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Continued American military presence around the world has drawn vigorous criticism from Trump, who questioned the U.S. security commitment to the allies.

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