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  World   Middle East  26 Jul 2017

World, Middle east, 26 Jul 2017

26 soldiers killed, 13 injured as Taliban storms Kandahar army base

Casualties among Afghan security forces soared by 35 % in 2016, with 6,800 soldiers and police killed, according to US watchdog SIGAR.

26 Jul 2017 4:23 PM

Iran, Russia warns US after House votes for new sanctions

European firms working with the Russian energy sector, however, fear that the bill could end up hitting them.

26 Jul 2017 3:58 PM

Amid Gulf crisis, Qatar says new Saudi bloc blacklist 'disappointing'

The move by Arab states came despite mounting international pressure to compromise in their weeks-old boycott of their fellow US ally.

26 Jul 2017 3:39 PM

Israel: Detectors removed but worshippers avoid entering Temple Mount

People prayed at the entrance of the Al-Aqsa mosque compound without entering, in keeping with the Waqf religious trust's instructions.

26 Jul 2017 8:30 AM

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