Tag : Middle East

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Qatar pays Gaza salaries to ease tensions; Israel says money’s not for Hamas

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GAZA (NewsHeaders) – A $15 million Qatari cash infusion was paid out to impoverished Palestinian civil servants in the Gaza Strip on Friday, offering Hamas
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Oil falls below $70 as U.S. crude enters ‘bear market’

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LONDON (NewsHeaders) – Oil prices fell to multi-month lows on Friday as global supply increased and investors worried about the impact on fuel demand of
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U.S. regulators snip red tape for medical devices to curb opioid crisis

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(NewsHeaders) – Laura Perryman expected her medical company, Stimwave Technologies Inc, would have to wait several years for its painkilling device to win U.S. approval
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Russia sends new frigate with cruise missiles onboard to Mediterranean

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MOSCOW (NewsHeaders) – Russia said it deployed its new frigate with long-range Kalibr cruise missiles to the Mediterranean Sea on Monday, a few months after
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Iran says it will defy ‘economic war’ as U.S. reimposes curbs

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WASHINGTON/DUBAI (NewsHeaders) – Iran said it would defy the reimposition of more U.S. sanctions on Monday, condemning as “economic war” Washington’s attempt to curb Tehran’s
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Sons of slain Saudi journalist Khashoggi appeal for return of his body

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WASHINGTON (HeadlineNews) – The sons of slain Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi on Sunday issued an appeal for the return of their father’s body and said
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Novartis abandons effort for U.S. approval of biosimilar rituximab

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FILE PHOTO: Swiss drugmaker Novartis’ logo is seen at the company’s plant in the northern Swiss town of Stein, Switzerland October 23, 2017. REUTERS/Arnd Wiegmann/File
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U.S. allows eight importers to keep buying Iran oil for now

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WASHINGTON (HeadlineNews) – The United States said on Friday it will temporarily allow eight importers to keep buying Iranian oil when it re-imposes sanctions on
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Turkey’s ruling party to sue opposition over criticism of Khashoggi investigation

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A demonstrator holds a poster with a picture of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi outside the Saudi Arabia consulate in Istanbul, Turkey October 25, 2018. REUTERS/Osman