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  • Iraqi Kurds entrench political faultline with Syria border ditch

    ARBIL, Iraq (Reuters) - Iraqi Kurds are digging a 17-km (10-mile) trench on their border with Syria, reinforcing a political faultline between the two rival parties that dominate on either side of the frontier. Iraqi Kurdish authorities say the ditch,...
  • Jordanian jihadis returning from Syria war rattle U.S.-aligned kingdom

    AMMAN (Reuters) - Jordanian Islamist Ahmad Mahmoud fought with rebels in Syria for six weeks earlier this year, then slipped back across the border to seek treatment for a war wound - even though the authorities had warned him not to return. Within a...
  • Cypriot President says gas find may help resolve island's division

    NICOSIA (Reuters) - President Nicos Anastasiades said discovery of natural gas around Cyprus could galvanize international efforts to resolve a long-standing division of the island and smooth development of an alternative energy supply source to Russia....
  • Turkish election irregularities favor Erdogan's candidate

    ANKARA, Turkey One-quarter of the ballot box tallies in last week's mayoral elections enough votes to reverse the narrow victory by Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan's candidate many times over arrived at counting centers in the Turkish capital...
  • Social media firms operating in Turkey must open office: minister

    ANKARA (Reuters) - Social media firms operating in Turkey must open representative offices in the country, Finance Minister Mehmet Simsek said on Tuesday after Ankara held talks with Twitter aimed at resolving a dispute which led to a two-week ban on...
  • Insight: Israeli gas holds promise of better ties with neighbors

    MILAN/LONDON (Reuters) - Israel's drive to export its new-found natural gas could help to rebuild strained ties with old regional allies Egypt and Turkey, but could deprive Europe of a precious alternative to Russian gas. Israel has in recent months...
  • In Assad's coastal heartland, Syria's war creeps closer

    LATAKIA, Syria (Reuters) - For three years, residents of Syria's Mediterranean provinces have watched from their coastal sanctuary as civil war raging further inland tore the country apart, killing tens of thousands of people and devastating historic...
  • Local officials express happiness with resolution observing Armenian Genocide

    Public officials in Glendale are praising a vote by the U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee on Thursday that passed a resolution to observe and commemorate the Armenian Genocide. Authored by committee chair Sen. Robert Menendez (D-NJ) and Sen. Mark...
  • Moody's, Turkish court decisions mark twin setback for Erdogan

    ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan suffered a double blow to his authority when Turkey's top court annulled part of a law tightening government control of the judiciary on Friday hours after Moody's cut its rating outlook. Erdogan has...
  • Turkish high court rules Twitter ban illegal, orders access restored

    Turkish high court rules Twitter ban illegal, orders access restored
    The Turkish government's ban on access to the Twitter social media site violates citizens' right to free expression and access should be immediately restored, the country's Constitutional Court ruled Wednesday. Citing the Turkish Constitution's...
  • Turkey elections: Prime Minister Erdogan's AKP leads handily

    ISTANBUL, Turkey — Turkey's ruling Justice and Development Party appeared headed toward a sizable victory in the country's municipal elections Sunday, despite a corruption scandal that continues to swirl around Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan...