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At least seven killed as Iraq seeks to quell uprising

At least seven killed as Iraq seeks to quell uprising

Seven people were killed on Thursday when Iraqi security forces shot live fire and tear gas canisters at demonstrators in Baghdad, security and medical sources said ...

Syrian state raises flag in birthplace of revolt

Syrian state raises flag in birthplace of revolt

State television said the army hoisted the flag near the post office, the only government building in the portion of the city that had been held by rebels since the early days of the uprising.

Russia jails Ukrainian journalist for 12 years for spying

Russia jails Ukrainian journalist for 12 years for spying

Relations between Moscow and Kiev have been tense since 2014 when a popular uprising drove a pro-Russian president from power.

Bahrain jails four over violence against police

Bahrain jails four over violence against police

A Bahrain court on Thursday sentenced four men to between one and 15 years in prison for violence against police and possessing weapons for "terrorist aims," the prosecution said.

Palestinian shot dead after stabbing Israeli policemen

Palestinian shot dead after stabbing Israeli policemen

Israeli security forces shot dead a Palestinian man after he stabbed two police officers outside Jerusalem's walled Old City, police said, as a wave of heightened violence persisted into its fifth month.

US journalists to leave Bahrain after charges: lawyer

US journalists to leave Bahrain after charges: lawyer

Bahrain has charged four US journalists with taking part in an illegal gathering but they were planning to leave the country after being released, their lawyer said.

Bahrain arrests foreign journalists, likely American

Bahrain arrests foreign journalists, likely American

Bahraini authorities have arrested four foreigners, including journalists, during protests marking the fifth anniversary of a Shia-led uprising in the kingdom, police said.