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Iraq closes border crossing point with Syria


August 23rd, 2012 - 8:34 am ICT by IANS
Baghdad, Aug 23 (IANS) Iraq Wednesday closed a major border checkpoint with Syria in the country's Anbar province, said an Iraqi Border Police source.Iraq closed the Al-Qaim border checkpoint early ... Read more...

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Eight killed, 60 injured in Turkey blast


August 21st, 2012 - 3:15 am ICT by IANS
Ankara, Aug 21 (IANS) At least eight people were killed and 60 injured in a powerful blast in Turkey's Gaziantep province Monday, an official statement said.The incident occurred, near Syrian ... Read more...

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Turkish army holds drills on Syria border


August 2nd, 2012 - 10:13 pm ICT by IANS
Ankara, Aug 2 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The Turkish army is conducting exercises with ground forces and tanks near its border with Syria, national media reported Thursday.Around 25 tanks took part in ... Read more...

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Turkey closes borders with Syria


July 25th, 2012 - 1:50 pm ICT by IANS
Ankara, July 25 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The Turkish government is closing all its checkpoints on the Syrian border, Customs and Trade Minister Hayati Yazici said Wednesday."All checkpoints along the Syrian border ... Read more...

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Five killed in Iraq violence


May 24th, 2012 - 6:48 am ICT by IANS
Baghdad, May 24 (IANS) At least five people have been killed, including three pilgrims, and many injured in separate gunfire and bomb attacks in Iraq, said police.The deadliest attack occurred ... Read more...

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Russia opposes Libya-style UN action on Syria(Lead)


June 20th, 2011 - 1:57 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 20 (IANS) Moscow will veto any UN Security Council that will seek to slap Libya-type sanctions against Syria, Russian President Dmitry Medvedev said, reports RIA Novosti.The US, France ... Read more...

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Medvedev opposes Libya-style UN resolution on Syria


June 20th, 2011 - 11:59 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 20 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Moscow will use its veto rights in the UN Security Council to prevent the adoption of a resolution on Syria similar to the one passed ... Read more...

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Jolie visits Syrian refugees in Turkey


June 18th, 2011 - 2:26 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, June 18 (IANS) Hollywood actress Angelina Jolie, who is the goodwill ambassador for the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), paid a visit to Syrian refugees on ... Read more...

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Turkey mulls buffer zone on Syrian border


June 11th, 2011 - 7:13 pm ICT by IANS
Ankara, June 11 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Turkey is pondering the possibility of setting up a buffer zone along its border with Syria to contain the increasing influx of refugees from the ... Read more...

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At least 10 people killed, more than 100 injured in clashes along Israel’s borders


May 15th, 2011 - 11:14 pm ICT by BNO News
RAMALLAH (BNO NEWS) -- At least 10 people were killed and more than 100 others were injured on Sunday when Israeli troops clashed with violent protesters in Palestine, Syria and Lebanon, reports ... Read more...

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Iraqi minister survives assassination attempt


April 3rd, 2011 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
Baghdad, April 3 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Iraqi Minister for Industry and Minerals Ahmed Nassir Al Karbuli survived an assassination attempt by unidentified gunmen, an official said Sunday.The incident occurred in the ... Read more...

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Four killed, three injured in attacks in Iraq


October 21st, 2009 - 9:18 pm ICT by IANS
Baghdad, Oct 21 (DPA) At least four people were killed and three injured in fresh violence in the northern Iraqi city of Mosul on Wednesday, police said. Armed men burst into a family ... Read more...

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Iraq sends security forces to Syrian border


November 1st, 2008 - 10:03 pm ICT by IANS
Ramadi (Iraq), Nov 1 (Xinhua) Iraq Saturday sent security forces to the Syrian border to prevent Al Qaeda militants from entering into the country, a provincial security source said. "Dozens of Iraqi ... Read more...

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Damascus calls in diplomat over attack: US sources


October 27th, 2008 - 6:34 am ICT by IANS
Beirut, Oct 27 (DPA) US embassy sources in Beirut said Sunday evening that a US diplomat in Damascus was called in to the Syrian foreign ministry over the reported incident of a ... Read more...

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US forces kill seven in Syria: eyewitnesses


October 27th, 2008 - 1:33 am ICT by IANS
Damascus, Oct 26 (DPA) US forces killed seven men in a helicopter-borne attack inside Syria, residents in a Syrian border town near Iraq reported Sunday.Doctors in the town of Al-Sukkariya, some eight ... Read more...

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Critics dub worlds oldest church discovery ridiculous


June 14th, 2008 - 1:08 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 14 (ANI): The recent discovery of the world's first Christian church by a Jordanian archaeologist has been dismissed by critics as ridiculous.A team of archaeologists in Jordan led ... Read more...

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Two killed, 18 wounded in Iraq violence


March 15th, 2008 - 5:55 pm ICT by admin
DPA Baghdad, March 15 (DPA) At least two people were killed and 18 wounded in violent attacks across Iraq, the US military and media reports said Saturday. In the city of Kut, some ... Read more...

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