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Turkish prosecutor seeks jail for opposition politician over espionage- state media
Middle East

Turkish prosecutor seeks jail for opposition politician over espionage- state media

ISTANBUL, Jan 6 (Reuters) – A Turkish prosecutor is seeking a jail term of up to 20 years for Metin…
Arab League urges Libyans to exclude options for violence and arms
Egypt

Arab League urges Libyans to exclude options for violence and arms

The Secretary-General of the Arab League, Ahmed Aboul-Gheit, urged all concerned parties in Libya to adopt dialogue as the only…
Libya parliament says ‘impossible’ to hold presidential vote
Middle East

Libya parliament says ‘impossible’ to hold presidential vote

CAIRO (AP) — A Libyan parliamentary committee said Wednesday that it has become “impossible” to hold a long-waited presidential vote…
Pro-Beijing candidates sweep victories at Hong Kong polls
World

Pro-Beijing candidates sweep victories at Hong Kong polls

HONG KONG (AP) — Pro-Beijing candidates dominated Hong Kong’s legislative elections, beating out moderates and independents in the city’s first…
Hong Kong votes in overhauled “patriots”-only election
World

Hong Kong votes in overhauled “patriots”-only election

HONG KONG, Dec 19 (Reuters) – Hong Kong voters went to the polls on Sunday for the first time since…
Some 400,000 Palestinians vote in rare municipal elections
Middle East

Some 400,000 Palestinians vote in rare municipal elections

RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) — Palestinians took part in rare municipal elections across the occupied West Bank on Saturday, following…
Khatib wins second term in Ahly SC presidency
Egypt

Khatib wins second term in Ahly SC presidency

The Chairman of Al-Ahly’s board of directors Mahmoud al-Khatib won a second term in office after securing the majority of…
Turkish opposition calls for early election amid lira meltdown
Middle East

Turkish opposition calls for early election amid lira meltdown

ANKARA, Nov 18 (Reuters) – Turkish opposition leaders called for immediate early elections on Thursday after the lira plunged 6%…
Divisive Libyan commander announces candidacy for president
Middle East

Divisive Libyan commander announces candidacy for president

CAIRO (AP) — Powerful Libyan commander Khalifa Hifter on Tuesday announced his bid to run for president, submitting his candidacy…
Son of former Libyan ruler Gaddafi runs for president
Middle East

Son of former Libyan ruler Gaddafi runs for president

TRIPOLI, Nov 14 (Reuters) – The son of Libya’s late dictator Muammar Gaddafi appeared for nearly the first time in…
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