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

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

Russia to send reinforcements to Syria flashpoint region

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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.

Six Syrian rebels killed in explosion as clashes continue

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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 ...

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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

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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.

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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.

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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 ...

WATCH: 'Sleeping' Saudi prince moves hands amid 15-year coma

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WATCH: 'Sleeping' Saudi prince moves hands amid 15-year coma

Prince Al-Waleed bin Khalid Al Saud, who has been in a coma for 15 years, made hopeful movements in his hospital bed this week.

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Libyans caught between fear of pandemic and scepticism

Without running water or electricity, instructions for Libyans to self-isolate bring their own set of problems.

Northeast Syria families say Turkey cut their water

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Northeast Syria families say Turkey cut their water

Repeated interruptions to Hasakeh's water supplies have put locals at greater risk of contacting the coronavirus.

Yemen in Focus: 'No explosives found' at Aden port

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Yemen in Focus: 'No explosives found' at Aden port

This week we focus on the result of an investigation into alleged ammonium nitrate at Aden port, Yemen's viral 'water girl' and more.

Yemenis rally around 9-year-old girl shot by Houthi sniper

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Yemenis rally around 9-year-old girl shot by Houthi sniper

A little girl that had been fetching water was reportedly shot by Houthi rebels and is currently in critical condition.

Four new COVID-19 deaths in Lebanon Palestinian refugee camps

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Four new COVID-19 deaths in Lebanon Palestinian refugee camps

The UN Palestinian refugee agency confirmed four new COVID-19 deaths in camps in Lebanon, calling for vigilance in observing hygiene measures as ...

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Iran says 2 convicted of spying for Israel, UK

Two people have been convicted in Iran for allegedly spying on behalf Israel, the UK and Germany.

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Iran abducted exiled opponent while in Dubai, family says

Jamshid Sharmahd, a member of a militant Iranian opposition group, appears to have been taken from Dubai to Oman and then onwards to Iran.

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Iran says passengers can sue US for endangering flight

Iran has lodged a complaint with the ICAO and plans to submit a protest letter to the UN Security Council and secretary general.

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US-led coalition in Iraq hands over Basmaya military base

The pullout comes in line with coalition plans to withdraw from bases across Iraq and consolidate in Baghdad and at the Ain ...

Syrian regime bombs Idlib amid fears of major offensive

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Syrian regime bombs Idlib amid fears of major offensive

The Syrian regime has bombed villages in rebel-held Idlib province, injuring two people, as humanitarian workers said that they feared a new ...

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Deadly 'PKK bombing' and Syrian rebel clashes kill civilians

A bombing in Ras Al-Ain and intra-rebel clashes have rocked an uneasy peace in northern Syria.

US presence in Iraq 'cause of insecurity', says Khamenei

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US presence in Iraq 'cause of insecurity', says Khamenei

Prime Minister Mustafa al-Kadhemi of Iraq met Ayatollah Ali Khamenei in the Iranian capital during his first trip abroad since taking ...

Iran executes man convicted of spying for CIA, Mossad

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Iran executes man convicted of spying for CIA, Mossad

"Mahmoud Mousavi Majd's sentence was carried out on Monday morning over the charge of espionage so that the case of his betrayal to his country ...

Iran executes man convicted of spying for CIA: judiciary

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Iran executes man convicted of spying for CIA: judiciary

Reza Asgari, an Iranian citizen who had formerly worked at the defence ministry's aerospace division, was executed last week, according the ...

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