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Section: Middle East

    Turkey steps up scrutiny on Muslim migrants from Russia
    Feb16

    Turkey steps up scrutiny on Muslim migrants from Russia

    * Turkey and Russia cooperating over Syria * Intelligence sharing after militant attacks * Russian Muslims describe Turkish police raids Turkey has increased scrutiny of Russian-speaking Muslim communities in the past few months following a series of attacks blamed on Islamic State, a concrete example of the renewed relationship between the two...

    US lawmakers push for answers on Trump team’s Russia ties
    Feb16

    US lawmakers push for answers on Trump team’s Russia ties

    A crisis over the relationship between President Donald Trump’s aides and Russia deepened on Wednesday as a growing number of Trump’s fellow Republicans demanded expanded congressional inquiries into the matter.Trump sought to focus attention on what he called criminal intelligence leaks about his ousted national security adviser,...

    Russia’s Lavrov to discuss Ukraine at talks with Tillerson
    Feb16

    Russia’s Lavrov to discuss Ukraine at talks with Tillerson

    …read more Source: The Jerusalem...

    INTERVIEW-Four famines mean 20 million may starve in the next six months
    Feb16

    INTERVIEW-Four famines mean 20 million may starve in the next six months

    (Reuters) More than 20 million people – greater than the population of Romania or Florida – risk dying from starvation within six months in four separate famines, U.N. World Food Programme chief economist Arif Husain says. Wars in Yemen, northeastern Nigeria and South Sudan have devastated households and driven up prices, while a drought in east...

    Persian Beach Soccer Cup: Iran Beats Ukraine
    Feb16

    Persian Beach Soccer Cup: Iran Beats Ukraine

    TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Iran earned its second victory at the Persian Beach Soccer Cup on Wednesday. …read more Source: Tasnim News...

    Initial reconciliation between Flash Tour and the Ukranian company Join Up, sources
    Feb16

    Initial reconciliation between Flash Tour and the Ukranian company Join Up, sources

    Sources at the Egyptian Travel Agents Association and the Ministry of Tourism revealed that the amount of money disputed between the Ukrainian company Join Up and the Egyptian company Flash Tour is roughly $2.7m. The sources said that the Ministry of Tourism has intervened to resolve the dispute in order to preserve the continuation of the work...

    Trump rails at intelligence leaks as Russia crisis deepens
    Feb15

    Trump rails at intelligence leaks as Russia crisis deepens

    WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump railed at US intelligence agencies on Wednesday as Washington was shaken by new reports of high-level Russian contacts with his aides and associates during the 2016 presidential campaign. Intercepted calls and phone records show Trump aides were in repeated contact with Russian intelligence officials at least a...

    What’s happening in Ukraine?
    Feb15

    What’s happening in Ukraine?

    It has been more than three years since Ukrainians gathered at Maidan Square in Kyiv on the night of Nov. 21, 2013, to demand closer integration with Europe and the resignation of President Viktor Yanukovych …read more Source: Hurriyet Daily...

    US warns Nato to increase spending, may cut support
    Feb15

    US warns Nato to increase spending, may cut support

    US President Donald Trump’s defence secretary yesterday warned Nato allies that they must honour military spending pledges to ensure the United States does not “moderate” support for the alliance.Jim Mattis, on his debut trip to Brussels as Pentagon chief, also accused some Nato members of ignoring threats, including from Russia.“America...

    Ukraine says hit by record wave of cyberattacks
    Feb15

    Ukraine says hit by record wave of cyberattacks

    Parts of Ukraine’s west first went temporarily dark in December 2015 as a war raged between government forces and Kremlin-backed insurgents in the separatist east that has claimed more than 10,000 lives. …read more Source: World...

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