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Dubai security chief calls for bombing of Al Jazeera

A senior security official in the United Arab Emirates UAE has sparked outrage after calling for the bombing of Al Jazeera, the Qatar-based media network. In a series of posts on Twitter on Friday, Dubai Lieutenant General Dhahi Khalfan launched a scathing attack against Al Jazeera, accusing it of provoking a bomb and gun assault

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Erdogan, Saudi king talk Sochi summit, Syria on phone

Turkey’s president and the Saudi monarch spoke on the phone Saturday about this week’s Sochi summit, bilateral relations, and the Syria crisis, according to a Turkish presidential source. The phone call between Recep Tayyip Erdogan and King Salman bin Abdulaziz came three days after Erdogan met the Russian and Iranian presidents, Vladimir Putin and Hassan

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Erdogan, Trump vow to fight against ‘all’ terror groups

Presidents Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Donald Trump have agreed to fight against “all kinds of terrorist groups, according to the Turkish Presidency late Friday.In a statement, the Presidency said: “President Erdogan and U.S. President Trump exchanged opinions on Syria crisis and regional issues, as well as Turkey-U.S. bilateral issues.” Erdogan shared information with Trump on

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Arab League foreign ministers slam Iran’s hostile acts

Foreign ministers of the Arab League convened an extraordinary meeting to discuss “Iran’s interventions in the region” upon the request of Saudi Arabia in Cairo on Sunday.at the Arab League’s head office in Cairo, ministers accused Iran of supplying missiles to Houthis in Yemen.in his opening speech, Arab League Secretary-General Ahmed Aboul-Gheit said: “Since the

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NATO chief apologizes to Turkey after drill incident

NATO’s chief on Friday apologized to Turkey after a civilian Norwegian official depicted Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan as an “enemy collaborator” during a block exercise in Norway.Turkey has withdrawn from the Trident Javelin exercise, Erdogan also announced Friday, citing a separate incident in the drill showing Turkish Republic founder Mustafa Kemal Ataturk as a

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Zimbabwe End of Robert Mugabe

Military vehicles took to the streets of the Zimbabwean capital and prolonged gunfire was heard near the presidential residence early Wednesday as questions mounted over Robert Mugabe’s grip on power, even as the army denied a coup in a state broadcast.Tensions between the 93-year-old leader and the military that has helped prop up his reign

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Erdogan meets Kuwaiti Emir to discuss regional issues

Kuwait  City Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Kuwaiti Emir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah met in Kuwaiti capital Tuesday to discuss regional and international developments.The meeting between the two leaders was held at Bayan Palace, where Turkey’s relations with Gulf countries also came under discussion. The two leaders also witnessed a signing ceremony of a memorandum

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poll open in somaliland presidential election

The self-proclaimed state of Somaliland will vote for a new president on Monday, hoping to continue a series of democratic transitions of power that sets it apart from its troubled neighbour Somalia. The northern territory, which is more tribally homogenous and stable than the rest of Somalia, broke away in 1991 and has been striving

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Somaliland to elect new president

The self-proclaimed state of Somaliland will vote for a new president on Monday, hoping to continue a series of democratic transitions of power that sets it apart from its troubled neighbour Somalia. The northern territory, which is more tribally homogenous and stable than the rest of Somalia, broke away in 1991 and has been striving

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Somali Government statement towards the UN Monitoring Group

The Federal Government of Somalia acknowledges the report by the Somalia & Eritrea Monitoring Group and is currently reviewing the findings. The Federal Government of Somalia share many of the concerns raised in the report relating to threats to the peace, stability and security of Somalia, including the alarming use of chemicals by al-Shabaab in

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