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Al-Hadba minaret at the Grand Mosque is seen through a building window in the old city of Mosul, Iraq June 1, 2017. REUTERS/Alaa Al-Marjani

U.S. will take weapons from Kurds after Islamic State defeat: Turkey

ANKARA (Reuters) – The United States has told Turkey it will take back weapons supplied to the Kurdish YPG militia (More…)

Exclusive: South Korea president calls on China’s Xi to do more on North Korea nuclear program

By Jean Yoon and Soyoung Kim

SEOUL (Reuters) – South Korean President Moon Jae-in said on Thursday China should do (More…)

Trump’s son-in-law launches Middle East peace effort

By Luke Baker

JERUSALEM (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump’s son-in-law and senior adviser, Jared Kushner, met Israeli and Palestinian (More…)

Exclusive: Fake online stores reveal gamblers’ shadow banking system

By Alasdair Pal

LONDON (Reuters) – A network of dummy online stores offering household goods has been used as a (More…)

England has 600 buildings with similar cladding to London blaze tower: PM May’s spokeswoman

LONDON (Reuters) – An estimated 600 buildings in England have cladding similar to that used at the Grenfell Tower block (More…)

U.S.-backed Syrian forces close in on Raqqa from south

BEIRUT (Reuters) – U.S.-backed Syrian militias closed in on Islamic State’s Syrian stronghold of Raqqa on Wednesday, taking territory on (More…)

Google to push for law enforcement to have more access to overseas data

By Dustin Volz

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Alphabet Inc’s <GOOGL.O> Google will press U.S. lawmakers on Thursday to update laws on (More…)

OAS nations wind up empty handed on Venezuela condemnation

By Anthony Esposito

CANCUN, Mexico (Reuters) – The Organization of American States failed on Wednesday to issue a formal declaration (More…)

Islamic State blows up historic Mosul mosque where it declared ‘caliphate’

By Marius Bosch and Maher Chmaytelli

MOSUL/ERBIL, Iraq (Reuters) – Islamic State militants on Wednesday blew up the Grand al-Nuri (More…)

Turkish journalist denies sending subliminal message on eve of coup

By Ece Toksabay

ANKARA (Reuters) – A prominent Turkish journalist denied on Wednesday that he sent out subliminal messages to (More…)