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The Star
Istanbul court orders four activists detained again - websitethreats against Turkey, but Western countries have been increasingly critical.
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threats against Turkey, but Western countries have been increasingly critical. Amnesty International said on Tuesday the activists' detention was part of a "politically motivated witch-hunt". (Reporting by Dominic Evans; Editing by Louise Ire... Read more
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Reuters
Turkey's Erdogan tells Germany to 'pull itself together'against Turkey was baseless and malicious and that the German government should
Reuters / Posted 2 days ago
against Turkey was baseless and malicious and that the German government should give account for terrorists which he said the country was harboring. Reporting by Ece Toksabay and Tuvan Gumrukcu; Writing by Daren Butler; Editing by Domi... Read more
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Reuters
Erdogan says Turkey will try to solve problems between Gulf statesa speech in Istanbul, Erdogan said the political problems were temporary and he
Reuters / Posted 2 days ago
a speech in Istanbul, Erdogan said the political problems were temporary and he called on Saudi Arabia, the UAE and other Gulf states to invest in Turkey. Reporting by Tuvan Gumrukcu and Ece Toksabay; Writing by Daren Butler; Editing by Dominic Ev... Read more
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The Star
Turkey's Erdogan plans Gulf trip on July 23-24 - Turkish presidencythey imposed on Doha last month over allegations Qatar funds terrorist groups a
The Star / Posted 5 days ago
they imposed on Doha last month over allegations Qatar funds terrorist groups and is allied to their arch-foe Iran. Qatar denies the accusations. (Reporting by Tulay Karadeniz and Orhan Coskun; Writing by Tuvan Gumrukcu; Editing by Dominic... Read more
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Reuters
Turkey's Erdogan plans Gulf trip on July 23-24: Turkish presidencythey imposed on Doha last month over allegations Qatar funds terrorist groups a
Reuters / Posted 5 days ago
they imposed on Doha last month over allegations Qatar funds terrorist groups and is allied to their arch-foe Iran. Qatar denies the accusations. Reporting by Tulay Karadeniz and Orhan Coskun; Writing by Tuvan Gumrukcu; Editing by Domin... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Turkish court orders six rights activists held in custody - Hurriyetcourt ordered four of the activists to be released, the newspaper said. The 10
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 5 days ago
court ordered four of the activists to be released, the newspaper said. The 10 activists were detained in an ongoing crackdown following last July's failed coup attempt in Turkey. (Reporting by Tuvan Gumrukcu; Editing by Dominic Evans)Source: Reut... Read more
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The Star
Turkish court orders six rights activists held in custody - Hurriyetcourt ordered four of the activists to be released, the newspaper said. The 10
The Star / Posted 5 days ago
court ordered four of the activists to be released, the newspaper said. The 10 activists were detained in an ongoing crackdown following last July's failed coup attempt in Turkey. (Reporting by Tuvan Gumrukcu; Editing... Read more
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Reuters
Turkish government extends state of emergency rule for another 3 months7,000 police, civil servants and academics were dismissed last week according t
Reuters / Posted 6 days ago
7,000 police, civil servants and academics were dismissed last week according to a decree published on Friday. Reporting by Orhan Coskun and Gulsen Solaker; Writing by Dominic Evans and Tuvan Gumrukcu; Editing by Ece Toksabay and Alison... Read more
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Swissinfo
Turkish government extends state of emergency rule for another three months7,000 police, civil servants and academics were dismissed last week according t
Swissinfo / Posted 6 days ago
7,000 police, civil servants and academics were dismissed last week according to a decree published on Friday. (Reporting by Orhan Coskun and Gulsen Solaker; Writing by Dominic Evans and Tuvan Gumrukcu; Editing by Ece Toksabay and Alison Wil... Read more
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Swissinfo
Turkish government seeks three-month extension to emergency ruleon Friday. A statement from Prime Minister Binali Yildirim's office said the c
Swissinfo / Posted 6 days ago
on Friday. A statement from Prime Minister Binali Yildirim's office said the cabinet requested that parliament extend emergency rule by three months from Wednesday. (Reporting by Orhan Coskun; Writing by Dominic Evans; Editing by Dare... Read more
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Reuters
Turkish government seeks three-month extension to emergency ruleon Friday. A statement from Prime Minister Binali Yildirim's office said the c
Reuters / Posted 6 days ago
on Friday. A statement from Prime Minister Binali Yildirim's office said the cabinet requested that parliament extend emergency rule by three months from Wednesday. Reporting by Orhan Coskun; Writing by Dominic Evans; Editing by D... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Turkish government seeks three-month extension to emergency rulefrom Prime Minister Binali Yildirim's office said. It said the cabinet request
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 6 days ago
from Prime Minister Binali Yildirim's office said. It said the cabinet requested that parliament extend emergency rule by three months from Wednesday. (Reporting by Orhan Coskun; Writing by Dominic Evans; Editing by Daren Butler)Source:... Read more
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The Star
Turkish government seeks three-month extension to emergency rulea statement from Prime Minister Binali Yildirim's office said. It said the cab
The Star / Posted 6 days ago
a statement from Prime Minister Binali Yildirim's office said. It said the cabinet requested that parliament extend emergency rule by three months from Wednesday. (Reporting by Orhan Coskun; Writing by Dominic Evans; Editing by Da... Read more
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Reuters
Bomb blast hits military vehicle, wounds 17 in southeast Turkey: armyceasefire between the Turkish state and the militants broke down in July 2015 a
Reuters / Posted 6 days ago
ceasefire between the Turkish state and the militants broke down in July 2015 and the southeast subsequently saw some of the worst violence since the insurgency began. Reporting by Tulay Karadeniz; Writing by Daren Butler; Editing by Dominic... Read more
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The Star
Turkey detains 115 more people in post-coup crackdown - Anadoluof thousands of Turks rallied to mark the anniversary of the failed coup in an
The Star / Posted 6 days ago
of thousands of Turks rallied to mark the anniversary of the failed coup in an outpouring of mass support for Erdogan that lay bare the divisions of a society riven by the widespread purges. (Reporting by Tuvan Gumrukcu; Editing by Dominic... Read more
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Reuters
A year after failed coup, crackdown shakes pillar of Turkish state"I defended human rights and the state of law 15 years ago and I defend them to
Reuters / Posted 9 days ago
"I defended human rights and the state of law 15 years ago and I defend them today. I will defend them in 10 years time if I live that long." Additional reporting by Orhan Coskun and Ercan Gurses; Writing by Dominic Evans; Editing by Giles... Read more
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Reuters
Turkey says half of appeals to ECHR over post-coup purge have been dismissedhe should have taken his case to a Turkish commission set up to adjudicate on a
Reuters / Posted 9 days ago
he should have taken his case to a Turkish commission set up to adjudicate on appeals. The ECHR had rejected 12,600 cases out of a total of 24,600 cases submitted to it. Reporting by Ece Toksabay; Writing by Dominic Evans; Editing by Gareth... Read more
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Swissinfo
Turkey's Erdogan plans Gulf visit to discuss Qatar disputeto help ease the crisis. Qatar's opponents said it fell short of allaying thei
Swissinfo / Posted 9 days ago
to help ease the crisis. Qatar's opponents said it fell short of allaying their concerns, but Cavusoglu said it showed the Gulf state's sincerity. (Reporting by Tulay Karadeniz and Ece Toksabay; Writing by Dominic Evans; Editing by Gareth... Read more
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Swissinfo
Turkish PM to propose extending emergency rule by three months - CNN Turkexpires next week, CNN Turk reported. Yildirim made the comments at a briefing
Swissinfo / Posted 9 days ago
expires next week, CNN Turk reported. Yildirim made the comments at a briefing with media representatives in the capital Ankara ahead of official commemorations of the coup anniversary on Saturday. (Writing by Daren Butler; Editing by Dominic Eva... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Turkey's Erdogan plans Gulf visit to discuss Qatar disputethe crisis. Qatar's opponents said it fell short of allaying their concerns, b
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 9 days ago
the crisis. Qatar's opponents said it fell short of allaying their concerns, but Cavusoglu said it showed the Gulf state's sincerity. (Reporting by Tulay Karadeniz and Ece Toksabay; Writing by Dominic Evans; Editing by Gareth Jones)Source: Re... Read more
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The Star
Turkish PM to propose extending emergency rule by three months - CNN Turkexpires next week, CNN Turk reported. Yildirim made the comments at a briefing
The Star / Posted 9 days ago
expires next week, CNN Turk reported. Yildirim made the comments at a briefing with media representatives in the capital Ankara ahead of official commemorations of the coup anniversary on Saturday. (Writing by Daren Butler; Editing by Dominic Eva... Read more
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Swissinfo
A year after failed coup, crackdown shakes pillar of Turkish state"I defended human rights and the state of law 15 years ago and I defend them to
Swissinfo / Posted 10 days ago
"I defended human rights and the state of law 15 years ago and I defend them today. I will defend them in 10 years time if I live that long." (Additional reporting by Orhan Coskun and Ercan Gurses; Writing by Dominic Evans; Editing by Giles El... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
A year after failed coup, crackdown shakes pillar of Turkish staterights and the state of law 15 years ago and I defend them today. I will defend
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 10 days ago
rights and the state of law 15 years ago and I defend them today. I will defend them in 10 years time if I live that long." (Additional reporting by Orhan Coskun and Ercan Gurses; Writing by Dominic Evans; Editing by Giles Elgood)Source:... Read more
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The Star
A year after failed coup, crackdown shakes pillar of Turkish state"I defended human rights and the state of law 15 years ago and I defend them to
The Star / Posted 10 days ago
"I defended human rights and the state of law 15 years ago and I defend them today. I will defend them in 10 years time if I live that long." (Additional reporting by Orhan Coskun and Ercan Gurses; Writing by Dominic Evans; Editing by Giles El... Read more
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Reuters
Tillerson says U.S. and Turkey starting to mend relationsruling AK Party. "But it will be too late for them," he added, saying that if
Reuters / Posted 13 days ago
ruling AK Party. "But it will be too late for them," he added, saying that if violence spilled over Syria's border into Turkey, Ankara would hold to account anyone who supplied arms to the YPG. (Reporting by Dominic Evans; editing by Ralph Boul... Read more
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Swissinfo
Turkey's Erdogan says Iraq should avoid independence referendumof Iraq's territorial integrity is increasing by the day," Erdogan told a petro
Swissinfo / Posted 13 days ago
of Iraq's territorial integrity is increasing by the day," Erdogan told a petroleum conference in Istanbul. "They should refrain from unilateral steps, such as an independence referendum". (Reporting by Ece Toksabay; Writing by Dom... Read more
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The Star
Tillerson to visit Gulf for talks on Qatar crisiswith Gulf Arab leaders, the State Department announced. Tillerson's trip appea
The Star / Posted 13 days ago
with Gulf Arab leaders, the State Department announced. Tillerson's trip appeared aimed at finding a breakthrough in the crisis over sanctions imposed on Qatar by Saudi Arabia and its allies. (Reporting by Jonathan Landay; Editing by Dominic Ev... Read more
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Reuters
Huge crowd rallies in Istanbul against Turkey's post-coup crackdownKilicdaroglu's CHP, say Turkey has been sliding toward authoritarianism since t
Reuters / Posted 14 days ago
Kilicdaroglu's CHP, say Turkey has been sliding toward authoritarianism since the coup bid. The government says its crackdown is necessary given vast security threats it faces. (Reporting by Humeyra Pamuk and Dominic Evans; Editing by Robin Pome... Read more
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The Star
Huge crowd rallies in Istanbul against Turkey's post-coup crackdownKilicdaroglu's CHP, say Turkey has been sliding toward authoritarianism since t
The Star / Posted 14 days ago
Kilicdaroglu's CHP, say Turkey has been sliding toward authoritarianism since the coup bid. The government says its crackdown is necessary given vast security threats it faces. (Reporting by Humeyra Pamuk and Dominic Evans; Editing by Robin Pome... Read more
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The Star
Erdogan says U.S. stance stalls Turkish ratification of Paris climate dealhad not yet approved it. "Therefore, after this step taken by the United State
The Star / Posted 15 days ago
had not yet approved it. "Therefore, after this step taken by the United States, our position steers a course towards not passing this from the parliament," he said. (Reporting by Yesim Dikmen; Writing by Dominic Evans; Editing by Greg... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Erdogan says US stance stalls Turkish ratification of Paris climate dealhad not yet approved it. "Therefore, after this step taken by the United State
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 15 days ago
had not yet approved it. "Therefore, after this step taken by the United States, our position steers a course towards not passing this from the parliament," he said. (Reporting by Yesim Dikmen; Writing by Dominic Evans; Editing by Greg... Read more
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The Star
Erdogan says Turkey will respond to any threats on its borderon any military preparations in northern Syria. Turkish troops launched an incu
The Star / Posted 15 days ago
on any military preparations in northern Syria. Turkish troops launched an incursion across the border last August in support of Syrian rebel fighters, targeting both Islamic State and the YPG. (Reporting by Dominic Evans; Editing by Helen P... Read more
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Reuters
Erdogan says Turkey will respond to any threats on its borderon any military preparations in northern Syria. Turkish troops launched an incu
Reuters / Posted 15 days ago
on any military preparations in northern Syria. Turkish troops launched an incursion across the border last August in support of Syrian rebel fighters, targeting both Islamic State and the YPG. (Reporting by Dominic Evans; Editing by Helen P... Read more
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Swissinfo
Erdogan says Turkey will respond to any threats on its borderon any military preparations in northern Syria. Turkish troops launched an incu
Swissinfo / Posted 15 days ago
on any military preparations in northern Syria. Turkish troops launched an incursion across the border last August in support of Syrian rebel fighters, targeting both Islamic State and the YPG. (Reporting by Dominic Evans; Editing by Helen P... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Erdogan says Turkey will respond to any threats on its borderpreparations in northern Syria. Turkish troops launched an incursion across the
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 15 days ago
preparations in northern Syria. Turkish troops launched an incursion across the border last August in support of Syrian rebel fighters, targeting both Islamic State and the YPG. (Reporting by Dominic Evans; Editing by Helen Popper)Source:... Read more
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Reuters
Turkish opposition head says will step up struggle as march nears endright to speak by changing the internal bylaws and it is impossible for us to t
Reuters / Posted 16 days ago
right to speak by changing the internal bylaws and it is impossible for us to tolerate this," Kilicdaroglu said. "Therefore this battle will get tougher, and it may even spill over to the streets." (Writing by Ece Toksabay; Editing by Dominic Eva... Read more
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The Star
Turkey says will defend rights of Turkish Cypriotsto reporters after Friday prayers, Yildirim said Turkey was ready to be constru
The Star / Posted 16 days ago
to reporters after Friday prayers, Yildirim said Turkey was ready to be constructive if the United Nations or other organisations sought lasting peace in Cyprus. (Reporting by Tuvan Gumrukcu and Can Sezer; Edi... Read more
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Reuters
EU's Hahn says Turkey must respect rule of lawa sufficient answer. Hahn was speaking to reporters at the end of a visit to T
Reuters / Posted 17 days ago
a sufficient answer. Hahn was speaking to reporters at the end of a visit to Turkey during which he met Prime Minister Binali Yildirim and other government ministers. (Reporting by Ece Toksabay; Writing by Dominic Evans; Editing by Tuvan Gumr... Read more
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Swissinfo
EU parliament calls for Turkey accession talks to be suspendedErdogan is also not a rational stance from Europe. Europe must decide: ... Do t
Swissinfo / Posted 17 days ago
Erdogan is also not a rational stance from Europe. Europe must decide: ... Do they really want to enlarge?" Kurtulmus said. (Additional reporting by Tuvan Gumrukcu in Ankara and Elizabeth Miles in Brussels; Editing by Dominic Evans and Gareth Jo... Read more
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The Star
Turkey rejects proposals to drop EU accession talksand freedom of press and expression, but added the EU was blocking the process
The Star / Posted 17 days ago
and freedom of press and expression, but added the EU was blocking the process by not opening new chapters. (Reporting by Ece Toksabay and Tulay Karadeniz; Writing by Daren Butler and Tuvan Gumrukcu; Editing by Dominic Evans and... Read more
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EuroNews
Turkey rejects proposals to drop EU accession talks in favour of cooperation - ministerfor EU lawmakers to call for the suspension of Turkey’s membership talks. A Eur
EuroNews / Posted 17 days ago
for EU lawmakers to call for the suspension of Turkey’s membership talks. A European Parliament vote on the proposal is expected to pass on Thursday. (Reporting by Ece Toksabay and Tulay Karadeniz; Writing by Daren Butler; Editing by Dominic E... Read more
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Swissinfo
Turkey rejects proposals to drop EU accession talks in favour of cooperationfor EU lawmakers to call for the suspension of Turkey's membership talks. A Eur
Swissinfo / Posted 17 days ago
for EU lawmakers to call for the suspension of Turkey's membership talks. A European Parliament vote on the proposal is expected to pass on Thursday. (Reporting by Ece Toksabay and Tulay Karadeniz; Writing by Daren Butler; Editing by Dominic E... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Turkey rejects proposals to drop EU accession talks in favour of cooperationto call for the suspension of Turkey's membership talks. A European Parliament
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 17 days ago
to call for the suspension of Turkey's membership talks. A European Parliament vote on the proposal is expected to pass on Thursday. (Reporting by Ece Toksabay and Tulay Karadeniz; Writing by Daren Butler; Editing by Dominic Evans)Source:... Read more
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Swissinfo
Kurdish YPG militia expects conflict with Turkey in northern SyriaBy Rodi Said and Dominic Evans QAMISHLI, Syria/ANKARA (Reuters) - The head of
Swissinfo / Posted 18 days ago
By Rodi Said and Dominic Evans QAMISHLI, Syria/ANKARA (Reuters) - The head of the Syrian Kurdish YPG militia said on Wednesday that Turkish military deployments near Kurdish-held areas of northwestern Syria amounted to a "declaration of war" which... Read more
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Reuters
Turkey says it's not 'declaring war' in Syria, but ready to respondis Arab and Turkmen, and if the PYD says it will capitalize on (its control), t
Reuters / Posted 18 days ago
is Arab and Turkmen, and if the PYD says it will capitalize on (its control), then this means ethnic cleansing, and this will not benefit Syria," he said. (Reporting by Dominic Evans, Orhan Coskun and Ercan Gurces; editing by Philippa... Read more
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Swissinfo
New conflicts threaten Syria after Islamic State defeatare getting ourselves into the middle of another potential mess we don’t unders
Swissinfo / Posted 23 days ago
are getting ourselves into the middle of another potential mess we don’t understand,” one of the U.S. officials said. (Additional reporting by John Irish in PARIS, Dominic Evans in ANKARA and Tom Perry in BEIRUT; editing by Philipp... Read more
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Reuters
New conflicts threaten Syria after Islamic State defeatshrinking IS-controlled area, click: tmsnrt.rs/2tkHWYc For graphic on areas of
Reuters / Posted 23 days ago
shrinking IS-controlled area, click: tmsnrt.rs/2tkHWYc For graphic on areas of control in Syria, click: tmsnrt.rs/2stEWIz (Additional reporting by John Irish in PARIS, Dominic Evans in ANKARA and Tom Perry in BEIRUT; editing by Philippa Fle... Read more
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EuroNews
Revived U.S. travel ban sows confusion, anger in Middle East“We don’t know anything about where this may lead, but I wish they would extrac
EuroNews / Posted 25 days ago
“We don’t know anything about where this may lead, but I wish they would extract Iran from this country list.” (Additional reporting by Dominic Evans in Istanbul and Alexander Cornwell in Dubai; Writing by David Dolan; editing by Mark... Read more
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Reuters
Revived U.S. travel ban sows confusion, anger in Middle East"We don't know anything about where this may lead, but I wish they would extrac
Reuters / Posted 25 days ago
"We don't know anything about where this may lead, but I wish they would extract Iran from this country list." (Additional reporting by Dominic Evans in Istanbul and Alexander Cornwell in Dubai; Writing by David Dolan; editing by Mark... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Revived US travel ban sows confusion, anger in Middle Eastknow anything about where this may lead, but I wish they would extract Iran fro
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 25 days ago
know anything about where this may lead, but I wish they would extract Iran from this country list." (Additional reporting by Dominic Evans in Istanbul and Alexander Cornwell in Dubai; Writing by David Dolan; editing by Mark Heinrich)Source: Reu... Read more
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