Tag: Middle East

Israel's Netanyahu Announces Plan To Annex West Bank's Jordan Valley
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Israel's Netanyahu Announces Plan To Annex West Bank's Jordan Valley

amedpost- September 10, 2019

JERUSALEM, Sept 10 (Reuters) - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu announced his intention on Tuesday to annex the Jordan Valley, a large swathe of the ... Read More

China Hacked Asian Telecoms To Spy On Uighur Travelers, Sources Say
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China Hacked Asian Telecoms To Spy On Uighur Travelers, Sources Say

amedpost- September 5, 2019

* China faces growing criticism over treatment of Uighurs * Beijing views Uighur community as security threat * Telecoms user data an increasingly valuable spying ... Read More

Deadly Taliban Attack In Kabul Even As U.S. Deal Nears
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Deadly Taliban Attack In Kabul Even As U.S. Deal Nears

amedpost- September 3, 2019

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The Taliban on Tuesday defended their suicide bombing against an international compound in the Afghan capital that killed at least 16 ... Read More

Facebook Says It Dismantled Covert Influence Campaign Tied To Saudi Government

Facebook Says It Dismantled Covert Influence Campaign Tied To Saudi Government

amedpost- August 2, 2019

LONDON, Aug 1 (Reuters) - People connected to the government of Saudi Arabia have run a network of fake accounts and pages on Facebook Inc to promote state propaganda ... Read More

Iran Says All Crew Members Aboard Seized British-Flagged Tanker Are Safe

Iran Says All Crew Members Aboard Seized British-Flagged Tanker Are Safe

amedpost- July 21, 2019

DUBAI, July 21 (Reuters) ― The crew of the British-flagged Stena Impero tanker seized by Iran’s Revolutionary Guards are all safe, the head of the ... Read More

British Airways, Lufthansa Abruptly Suspend All Flights To Cairo For 'Security' Reasons

British Airways, Lufthansa Abruptly Suspend All Flights To Cairo For 'Security' Reasons

amedpost- July 21, 2019

CAIRO, July 20 (Reuters) ― British Airways and Lufthansa abruptly suspended flights to Cairo from Saturday over security concerns, but giving no details about what ... Read More

UN: Libyan Guards Reportedly Shot At Migrants And Refugees Fleeing Airstrikes

UN: Libyan Guards Reportedly Shot At Migrants And Refugees Fleeing Airstrikes

amedpost- July 8, 2019

A U.N. humanitarian report said there were two airstrikes, one hitting an unoccupied garage and one hitting a hangar containing around 120 refugees and migrants.“There ... Read More