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Turkish officials call for calm as social media hysteria fuels anti-Syrian riots
Middle East

Turkish officials call for calm as social media hysteria fuels anti-Syrian riots

Istanbul CNN  —  Allegations of sexual abuse against a child by a Syrian man in Kayseri, Turkey, have sparked overnight…
Iran wants to punish Israel for the killing of its commanders. But its options are limited
Middle East

Iran wants to punish Israel for the killing of its commanders. But its options are limited

Editor’s Note: A version of this story appears in CNN’s Meanwhile in the Middle East newsletter, a three-times-a-week look inside…
US expected to reduce forces near Middle East by removing Marine rapid response force from Mediterranean Sea
Middle East

US expected to reduce forces near Middle East by removing Marine rapid response force from Mediterranean Sea

CNN  —  A Marine rapid response force is expected to leave the eastern Mediterranean Sea in the coming weeks and return to the…
US actions in Middle East trigger “new regional turbulence,” Chinese ambassador to UN says
Middle East

US actions in Middle East trigger “new regional turbulence,” Chinese ambassador to UN says

The United States’ actions in Syria and Iraq are “triggering new regional turbulence,” said Zhang Jun, Chinese ambassador to the…
US and UK strike Huthi targets in Yemen one day after US strikes in Iraq and Syria
Middle East

US and UK strike Huthi targets in Yemen one day after US strikes in Iraq and Syria

CNN  —  The US and UK have conducted strikes on Huthi targets in Yemen from air and surface platforms, including fighter jets, with…
US strikes make it difficult to reach a political solution in the region, Iran tells UN
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US strikes make it difficult to reach a political solution in the region, Iran tells UN

Recent strikes by the US military in the Middle East make it difficult to reach a political solution in the…
Biden’s balancing act with Iran aims for deterrence, not a wider war
Middle East

Biden’s balancing act with Iran aims for deterrence, not a wider war

CNN  —  President Joe Biden’s decision to strike 85 targets in Iraq and Syria on Friday in response to the…
Analysis: What to make of the US retaliation strikes against pro-Iranian militias in Iraq and Syria
Middle East

Analysis: What to make of the US retaliation strikes against pro-Iranian militias in Iraq and Syria

CNN  —  It was meant to sound devastating, and likely felt so to the pro-Iranian militias on the receiving end. But Friday night’s…
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