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Protests sweep Lebanon as fury at ruling elite grows over economic corruption

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BEIRUT (HeadlineNews) – Security forces fired tear gas and chased down protesters in Beirut on Friday after tens of thousands of people across Lebanon marched
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Hong Kong leader urges calm as protest tensions rise; airport reopens

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HONG KONG (HeadlineNews) – Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam said on Tuesday the city’s recovery from protests that have swept the Asian financial hub could

Britain begins escorting all UK vessels through Hormuz Strait

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LONDON (HeadlineNews) – Britain has started sending a warship to accompany all British-flagged vessels through the Strait of Hormuz, a change in policy announced on
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Britain says Iran seizes two oil tankers in Gulf, Iran says captured one

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LONDON/DUBAI (HeadlineNews) – Britain said Iran seized two oil tankers in the Gulf on Friday and told Tehran to return the vessels or face consequences
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Saudi vice minister of defense says met with U.N. envoy to Yemen

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FILE PHOTO: Police trooper stands guard on a street in the Red Sea port city of Hodeidah, Yemen February 13, 2019. REUTERS/Abduljabbar Zeyad CAIRO (HeadlineNews)
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U.N. urges Yemen Houthi court to review 30 death sentences

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GENEVA (HeadlineNews) – Thirty men were sentenced to death by Houthi authorities in Yemen this week amid credible allegations that many were tortured during three
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Probe starts after UAE satellite lost in failed Vega launch

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(HeadlineNews) – An investigation is under way after a European Vega rocket failed after take-off, destroying a military observation satellite as it was about to
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Back on the map: Lebanon hopes for best tourist season in years

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BEIRUT (HeadlineNews) – Ibrahim Zeeb is visiting Lebanon for the first time in years and says it’s the food he has missed most. FILE PHOTO:
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Space company Avio’s Vega vehicle has launch failure

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(HeadlineNews) – Italian space company Avio said on Thursday a Vega launch vehicle carrying a United Arab Emirates satellite experienced “an anomaly” which lead to
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UK-flagged tanker reported ‘safe and well’ after stop in Gulf

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DUBAI (HeadlineNews) – The UK-flagged supertanker Pacific Voyager that halted in the Gulf on Saturday is “safe and well,” a British official told HeadlineNews, after

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