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Iran says its economy not at "dead end" from US sanctions

Iran says its economy not at "dead end" from US sanctions

Iran said on Saturday it would resist the pressures of US sanctions by relying on its natural and human resources, as Washington pushes allies to cut economic ties with Tehran.

Turkey's Erdogan says to challenge ‘games’ on the economy

Turkey's Erdogan says to challenge ‘games’ on the economy

A day after two major ratings agencies downgraded Turkey closer to junk status amid a currency crisis, Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said he would challenge those playing ‘games’ on the economy.

US supplied bomb that killed Yemeni children: report

US supplied bomb that killed Yemeni children: report

The bomb that killed 40 children and 11 others in a Saudi-led coalition air strike on a bus in rebel-held northern Yemen was sold by the United States under a State Department deal with Riyadh, CNN has reported.

UN invites Yemen government and Houthis to peace talks

UN invites Yemen government and Houthis to peace talks

The United Nations has invited Yemen's government and Iran-backed Houthi rebels to Geneva next month for talks on resolving the country's civil war, a spokeswoman said on Friday.

Turkey will emerge stronger from lira crisis, finance minister tells investors

Turkey will emerge stronger from lira crisis, finance minister tells investors

Finance Minister Berat Albayrak assured international investors on Thursday that Turkey would emerge stronger from its currency crisis, insisting that the country's banks were healthy and strong.

Israel reopens Gaza crossing as hopes for truce brighten

Israel reopens Gaza crossing as hopes for truce brighten

Israel reopened its only goods crossing with the Gaza Strip yesterday after closing it to most deliveries on July 9 over months of border tensions, as relative calm returned and truce talks pressed ahead.

Jordan court charges 5 with 'terrorism' after deadly raid

Jordan court charges 5 with 'terrorism' after deadly raid

Five suspected militants arrested during a deadly raid in a town northwest of Amman were charged with terrorism offences in Jordan's state security court Wednesday.

Israel reopens its only goods crossing with Gaza

Israel reopens its only goods crossing with Gaza

Both Israeli and Palestinian officials confirmed the reopening of the crossing, a key lifeline for Gazans and their crippled economy.

UNRWA says it may not be able to open schools

UNRWA says it may not be able to open schools

The United Nations agency dealing with Palestinian refugees may not be able to open schools for half a million children because it has run out of money since the United States cut its funding, UN officials say.

Palestinian mail blocked by Israel for years finally arrives

Palestinian mail blocked by Israel for years finally arrives

Palestinian postal service employees are working overtime to sort through some 10 tonnes of letters and packages blocked by Israel for up to eight years, Palestinian officials said yesterday.

War takes a heavy toll on Old City

War takes a heavy toll on Old City

Yemen’s three-year war has taken a heavy toll on Sanaa’s historic Old City, a dense warren of mosques, bath houses and 6,000 mud brick houses, which date from before the 11th century.

40 children killed in Yemen bus strike: Red Cross

40 children killed in Yemen bus strike: Red Cross

Fifty-six children were also among the 79 people wounded in the Thursday strike on Saada province, a rebel stronghold that borders Saudi Arabia.

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