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After ISIS, Damascus Suburb Residents Blocked From Going Home

After ISIS, Damascus Suburb Residents Blocked From Going Home

Abu Mohammed thought he could finally go home after militants were expelled from his Damascus suburb, but he says Syrian authorities have blocked his return by wrongly classifying his dwelling as unfit to live in. In May, regime forces turfed the ISIS terrorist group out of a chunk of the capital

Algeria: Families of Extremists Leave Terror Hideouts

Algeria: Families of Extremists Leave Terror Hideouts

An extremist has surrendered to the military in the Skikda region of northeastern Algeria as two more militants were taken into custody in an area on the border with Libya, the Algerian defense ministry has said. According to a ministry statement, Bilal Filali, aka Abou Ayman Thabet, surrendered

Algeria Prosecutes Senior Official in Major Cocaine Bust

A senior security official in Algeria has been subject to judicial prosecution on suspicion of being involved in a case that has raised public attention. The case is related to hard drug trafficking, the official’s "exploitation of his job to gain quick profits" and its connection with suspicious

Arab Coalition Asks US to Stop Inflight Refueling

Arab Coalition Asks US to Stop Inflight Refueling

The Coalition for the Support of Legitimacy in Yemen said that it has asked for the "cessation of inflight refueling support" from the United States.

At Least 4 Killed in Jordan Floods

At Least 4 Killed in Jordan Floods

At least four people were killed on Friday in floods caused by heavy rains in Jordan, officials said. The flooding forces authorities to evacuate more than 3,700 tourists from the ancient city of Petra, they added. The visitors were taken to safe areas before flash floods inundated parts of th

Regime Kills 23 Opposition Faction Members in Syria’s Idlib

Regime Kills 23 Opposition Faction Members in Syria’s Idlib

Twenty-three members of opposition factions were killed in clashes with Syrian regime forces in the northeastern region of Idlib. The attack on a position held by the Jaish al-Izza faction took place on the edge of the northwestern province of Idlib, in an area due to be de-militarized under a Tu

Aoun: Efforts Must Focus on Economy, Investments

Aoun: Efforts Must Focus on Economy, Investments

Lebanon’s President Michel Aoun said that after stability at the security level had been settled, efforts must now focus on improving the ailing economic situation. “Economy-wise, Lebanon is open to the brotherly and friendly countries, and it welcomes investments in all sectors, especially in th

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