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Ousted Egypt President Morsy Jailed for 20 Years

Ousted Egyptian President Mohammed Morsy. File photo: AP

An Egyptian criminal court on Tuesday sentenced ousted President Mohammed Morsy to 20 years in prison over the killing of protesters in 2012. The Cairo Criminal Court issued the verdict as Morsy and other defendants in the case mostly Muslim Brotherhood leaders stood in a soundproof glass cage inside a …

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Australia and Iran will share intelligence to fight IS

Foreign Minister Julie Bishop met with Iran's President Hassan Rouhani on Saturday

Australia and Iran have agreed to share intelligence about Australians fighting with militant groups in Iraq. Foreign Minister Julie Bishop has said the deal will help both countries in their efforts to tackle Islamic State (IS). She added that Australia would have access to information gathered by Iranian operatives in …

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Iraq PM Slams Saudi Operations in Yemen

The Iraqi PM has announced a package of reform.

Iraqi Prime Minister Haidar al-Abadi said on Wednesday the fighting in Yemencould engulf the region in war, and suggested after talks in Washington that U.S. leaders shared his concerns and “want to stop this conflict as soon as possible.” Abadi, who met with U.S. President Barack Obama on Tuesday, also said that convincing …

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