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Iraq's next gov’t depends on resolution of poll dispute

Iraq's next gov’t depends on resolution of poll dispute

Formation of Iraq’s next government will depend on the outcome of the ongoing dispute over results of recent parliamentary polls, according to Raed Fahmi, a member of Muqtada al-Sadr’s Sairoon coalition, which dominated the May 12 election. The largest parliamentary bloc, which will...

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Egypt increases fuel prices, as part of austerity measures

Egypt increases fuel prices, as part of austerity measures

Egypt announced Saturday steep increases in fuel and cooking gas prices as part of the country's economic reforms and austerity measures designed to overhaul the country's ailing economy. The new prices went into effect Saturday morning, the Ministry of Oil said in a statement....

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Turkish, Qatari leaders discuss Palestine over phone

Turkish, Qatari leaders discuss Palestine over phone

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Qatari Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani on Friday welcomed a UN General Assembly resolution that urges protection for Palestinians. The two leaders spoke over the phone on Eid al-Fitr, an occasion which marks the end of the holy month of...

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Israeli drone targets ‘fire kite’ sites in eastern Gaza

Israeli drone targets ‘fire kite’ sites in eastern Gaza

An Israeli drone on Friday fired two missiles near the Gaza-Israel fence in ostensible retaliation for the use of “fire kites” -- flaming kites flown into Israeli territory -- by Palestinian demonstrators and activists. “The drone fired two missiles at the contraptions used to...

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