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

Strikes hit a zone in north Syria held by Kurdish militia on Saturday night, a monitor said.

Syrian 'father of martyrs' raises orphaned grandchildren

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Syrian 'father of martyrs' raises orphaned grandchildren

Abderrazaq Khatoun is 83 years old and raising 11 orphaned grandchildren whose parents were lost during the conflict

Myanmar protesters rally after overnight raids on opposition figures

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Myanmar protesters rally after overnight raids on opposition figures

Despite a heavy repression, thousands of Myanmar anti-coup demonstrators rallied on Sunday, following overnight raids in Yangon.

Netanyahu blames Iran for boat attack, says 'striking' back

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Netanyahu blames Iran for boat attack, says 'striking' back

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu accused Iran on Monday of a recent attack on an Israeli-owned ship and said Israel was "striking back" the ...

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Syria slams deadly US air strike on Iran-backed militias

Syria criticised a deadly US air strike on Iran-backed militias as a bad omen from President Joe Biden's administration.

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Myanmar generals under renewed pressure after G7 condemnation, sanctions

A statement from the G7 group of wealthy nations deploring violence against protesters comes after Washington slapped sanctions against another ...

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Clashes between Iraqi forces and IS leave 7 dead

At least five jihadists and two security personnel were shot dead in the skirmishes.

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Gunmen kidnap 'hundreds' of schoolboys in central Nigeria

Hundred of schoolchildren and some teachers have been kidnapped by gunmen in Nigeria, who were disguised in military uniforms.

Bereaved Gazans look to ICC for closure

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Bereaved Gazans look to ICC for closure

Palestinians in the besieged Gaza Strip hope Israel will face justice at the Hague over alleged war crimes in 2014.

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Leaked intelligence trove reveals Iran's anti-US operations in Iraq

A report based on a 2018 Iranian intelligence cables shows Iran's attempts at recruiting informants who had access to US personnel and ...

The Iraq Report: Feared IS leader killed in <em>raid</em>

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The Iraq Report: Feared IS leader killed in raid

The Islamic State's most powerful operative in Iraq has been killed by counter-terrorism and security forces, striking a serious blow to the ...

CIA officer killed in Al-Shabaab car bomb attack: report

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CIA officer killed in Al-Shabaab car bomb attack: report

The unnamed officer was taking part in a raid alongside Somali and US special forces when a car bomb was detonated.

Fighting nears key Karabakh town as Azerbaijani forces advance

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Fighting nears key Karabakh town as Azerbaijani forces advance

Azerbaijani forces are nearing on the key hilltop town of Shusha.

Russia strikes kill 78 rebels in Syria

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Russia strikes kill 78 rebels in Syria

Air strikes by Damascus regime ally Russia killed 78 Turkey-backed rebels in northwestern Syria, a monitor said, in the bloodiest surge ...

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Rocket fire from Gaza after Israel says tunnel found

Air raid sirens sounded in southern Israel near the Gaza Strip, which is controlled by Islamist group Hamas.

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Eastern Libyan forces claim IS leader killed in raid

The IS self-declared 'emirate' in Libya, fell to government forces in 2016.

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Campaigners to file UN complaint over Saudi prince's detention

The Geneva-based MENA Rights Group and the London-based ALQST are expected to file a complaint to the United Nations over the 'arbitrary' ...

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Cyprus singer shines spotlight on refugees

Cypriot singer Alexia Vassiliou remembers her life as a refugee.

The young migrants risking everything to escape Greece

Aram Balakjian

The young migrants risking everything to escape Greece

In Patras, young Afghan migrants strive to reach western Europe. For those willing to endure an often brutal journey, the dream of building a ...

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Turkish army seizes PKK ammunition cache in northern Iraq

The haul includes scores of AK-47 rifles, shot guns and anti-aircraft gun ammunition.

US military chief visits Israel amid tensions with Iran

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US military chief visits Israel amid tensions with Iran

The visit comes days after a suspected Israeli air raid on Damascus killed five foreign fighters, including a member of the ...

Five children among dozen killed in Yemen <em>air</em> strike

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Five children among dozen killed in Yemen air strike

At least 12 people were killed in an airstrike blamed by rebels on the Saudi-led coalition.

Saudi <em>air</em> strikes in Yemen's Al-Jawf province kill seven

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Saudi air strikes in Yemen's Al-Jawf province kill seven

Since May, tensions have been rising between Saudi Arabia and Yemen's Houthis.

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