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Two senior US intelligence officials have told the Associated Press that Iran has made threats against an army base in Washington DC.

Violent clashes have erupted near the Kurdish-held town of Ain Issa in northern Syria between Kurdish-led and pro-Ankara fighters.

The Iraq Report: Killings, abductions rise after Pope's visit

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The Iraq Report: Killings, abductions rise after Pope's visit

In the days following Pope Francis' visit, two high profile abductions and killings of activists and dissidents' family members brought Iraq's perennial problems with militia violence roaring back into focus.

7 rockets target Iraq base housing US troops

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7 rockets target Iraq base housing US troops

Seven rockets targeted an Iraqi airbase housing US troops north of Baghdad, a security source said, the latest in a string of attacks Washington ...

Turkey captures top Syrian Kurdish militia figure: report

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Turkey captures top Syrian Kurdish militia figure: report

Ibrahim Babat from Syrian Kurdish-led People's Protection Units (YPG) has been captured by Turkish intelligence agents.

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US will do 'what's necessary' after Iraq rocket attack

The United States will "do what's necessary" to defend itself, Pentagon chief Lloyd Austin said Sunday.

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Will Pope Francis' visit help fix Iraq's many problems?

In-depth: Pope Francis' visit to Iraq is significant to Iraqis who have faced violence by scores of militant groups over previous years, but ...

Gaja Pellegrini-Bettoli

Pope Francis in Iraq: A bridge of faith

In-depth: Pope Francis is making history with his trip to Iraq, bringing a message of solidarity to Iraqi Christians while forging a path of ...

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Pentagon: US contractor dies in Iraq rocket attack

A contractor died when at least 10 rockets slammed into an air base housing US and other coalition troops in western Iraq.

Pope says will make Iraq trip despite rocket attack

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Pope says will make Iraq trip despite rocket attack

Pope Francis said he will go ahead with his historic visit to Iraq in two days time, after a rocket attack on a military base hosting US-led ...

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Rockets hit airbase in Iraq hosting US troops

At least ten rockets hit the Ain Al-Asad airbase in Anbar province on Wednesday morning.

Rockets target Iraqi airbase hours after deadly IS clashes

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Rockets target Iraqi airbase hours after deadly IS clashes

Iraq's Al-Balad airbase was targeted with at least four rockets on Saturday, just hours after clashes between Islamic State militants ...

UAE dismantles Eritrea base

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UAE dismantles Eritrea base

A military base in Assab is being dismantled by the UAE as it winds down its involvement in the deadly war in Yemen.

Palestinian killed by settler car ramming in Jordan Valley

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Palestinian killed by settler car ramming in Jordan Valley

A Palestinian man was killed and two injured after an Israeli settler rammed his car into them while they were hiking in the Jordan valley area ...

Rights group slams Turkey's 'illegal' transfer of Syria detainees

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Rights group slams Turkey's 'illegal' transfer of Syria detainees

HRW condemned the 'illegal transfers' to Turkey of more than 60 Syrians arrested by Ankara and its local proxies in Syria's northeast in 2019

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Car bombs kill six in pro-Turkey north Syria: monitor

Children were among six people killed in two car bombings in Syria on Saturday.

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Car bomb kills five in Turkish-controlled Syria: monitor

The Turkish defence ministry said two children had been killed and two civilians wounded.

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Russia to send reinforcements to Syria flashpoint region

It follows clashes between Turkish-backed Syrian fighters and Kurdish militias in northern Syria.

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Six Syrian rebels killed in explosion as clashes continue

Six members of the Turkish-backed Ahrar al-Sham Syrian rebel group have been killed in an explosion in north-western Syria, as Turkey ...

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Libya teachers, parents mobilise to fix battle-scarred school

Libyan teachers and parents are using the limited means at hand to repair buildings devastated by a year-long battle for Tripoli

Palestinians in Lebanon rejoice at Trump's presidential defeat

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Palestinians in Lebanon rejoice at Trump's presidential defeat

Palestinians in Lebanon had gathered to celebrate Donald Trump's election loss.

IS attack west of Baghdad kills 11

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IS attack west of Baghdad kills 11

At least 11 people, including five members of the tribal Hashed, were killed in an Islamic State militant group attack near Baghdad airport.

Explainer: No winner in US elections but that's OK

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Explainer: No winner in US elections but that's OK

While US elections have failed to produce a result so far, this is only to be expected amid the coronavirus pandemic and it’s not the first time ...

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