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Iran blames Arab 'conspiracy' for low oil prices

Rouhani orders oil minister to ‘use diplomacy’ to curb slide in global oil prices

Rouhani rejects bill to empower vice police

Proposed law will give legal protection to those who enforce Islamic dress code

Smoke and flames billow following an explosion in the Syrian town of Kobani, also known as Ain al-Arab, from the southeastern Turkish village of Mursitpinar in the province of Sanliurfaon October 22, 2014. Turkey dropped its refusal to allow Kurdish fighters over the border to defend the besieged Syrian town of Kobane, saying it was now helping Iraqi peshmerga to cross the frontier in a major policy shift.

US probing arms seizure by Daesh

Reports emerge that militants took weapons cache meant for Kurds


A fighter of Libya's Fajr Libya group (Libyan Dawn) fires his gun during clashes in the hill village of Kikla, southwest of Tripoli on October 21, 2014.

Turkey envoy meets Libya’s rival leader

First reported meeting between Al Hassi and a foreign envoy

Egypt jails 25 on ‘terrorism’ charges

The United Nations says Jamal is the leader of the Nasr City Cell




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