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      Trump’s new budget proposal boosts defence spending, slashes foreign aid
      Feb10

      Trump’s new budget proposal boosts defence spending, slashes foreign aid

      Trump’s new budget proposal boosts defence spending, slashes foreign aid The US president’s plan includes a 21 percent cut to foreign aid and a nearly $20bn funding increase to ‘modernise’ Washington’s nuclear weapons arsenal MEE staff Mon, 02/10/2020 – 18:10 US President Donald Trump speaks at the White House...

      Russia says Israel used civilian plane as shield during Syria strikes
      Feb07

      Russia says Israel used civilian plane as shield during Syria strikes

      Russia says Israel used civilian plane as shield during Syria strikes A civilian jet carrying 172 passengers came under Syrian fire during Israeli raids on Thursday, says Russian army MEE and agencies Fri, 02/07/2020 – 09:55 Data from Flight Radar indicated that a Syrian Cham Wings plane diverted to a Russian-controlled airport near...

      Russia-Turkey tensions play out in media following deadly Syria clashes
      Feb04

      Russia-Turkey tensions play out in media following deadly Syria clashes

      Russia-Turkey tensions play out in media following deadly Syria clashes Antagonistic articles have followed a breakdown in Ankara-Moscow relations and Syrian government forces’ killing of eight Turkish soldiers Ragip Soylu Tue, 02/04/2020 – 13:35 Turkish and Russian military vehicles return following a joint patrol in northeast Syria...

      Iran confirms two missiles were fired at downed Ukrainian airliner
      Jan21

      Iran confirms two missiles were fired at downed Ukrainian airliner

      Iran confirms two missiles were fired at downed Ukrainian airliner Iran’s aviation body asks for international help in black box analysis, after confirming two surface-to-air missiles had brought down the plane MEE and agencies Tue, 01/21/2020 – 10:59 The coffins of Iranian victims of the Ukrainian plane crash during funeral ceremony...

      Turkish public believes Turkey has no friends – but Turks
      Jan17

      Turkish public believes Turkey has no friends – but Turks

      Turkish public believes Turkey has no friends – but Turks New study indicates that historical grievances and nationalist policies are making Turkey’s population feel ever more isolated Ragip Soylu Fri, 01/17/2020 – 14:11 A man sits on the bank of the Bosphorus Strait (AFP) …read more Source:: Middle East...

      Iran’s judiciary says arrests made over airliner downing as protests continue
      Jan14

      Iran’s judiciary says arrests made over airliner downing as protests continue

      Iran’s judiciary says arrests made over airliner downing as protests continue Iranian President Hassan Rouhani says everyone responsible for the plane crash must be punished for the incident MEE and agencies Tue, 01/14/2020 – 10:16 The air disaster claimed the lives of all 176 passengers and crew on board, most of them Iranians...

      ‘God has turned his back on us’: Iranians in despair after two weeks of tragedy
      Jan13

      ‘God has turned his back on us’: Iranians in despair after two weeks of tragedy

      ‘God has turned his back on us’: Iranians in despair after two weeks of tragedy For Iranians, a series of shocking events over the past two weeks have left them reeling MEE correspondent Mon, 01/13/2020 – 17:00 Iranians students chant slogans in front of the Amirkabir University in the capital Tehran following a tribute...

      ‘God has turned his back on us’: Iranians in despair after two weeks of tragedy
      Jan13

      ‘God has turned his back on us’: Iranians in despair after two weeks of tragedy

      ‘God has turned his back on us’: Iranians in despair after two weeks of tragedy For Iranians, a series of shocking events over the past two weeks have left them reeling MEE correspondent Mon, 01/13/2020 – 17:00 Iranians students chant slogans in front of the Amirkabir University in the capital Tehran following a tribute...

      ‘We are living by the sword’: The regrets of an Israel founder’s son
      Jan13

      ‘We are living by the sword’: The regrets of an Israel founder’s son

      ‘We are living by the sword’: The regrets of an Israel founder’s son Sarah Helm Mon, 01/13/2020 – 12:32 In a wide-ranging interview, Yaakov Sharett, the son of one of Israel’s founding fathers, says he regrets settling the Negev in the 1940s – and the entire Zionist project “My name is Yaakov Sharett. I...

      European powers urge Iran to return to nuclear deal
      Jan12

      European powers urge Iran to return to nuclear deal

      European powers urge Iran to return to nuclear deal European parties have maintained commitment to saving deal, despite call by US President Donald Trump last week to join him in walking away MEE and agencies Sun, 01/12/2020 – 19:44 EU’s chief diplomat Josep Borrell invited Iranian Foreign Minister Mohamed Javad Zarif to Brussels for...