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Moscow has often denied its role in hitting civilian areas in Syria's civil war, but the video inadvertently shows it bombed a hospital

Russia's top diplomat urged the US to renew contacts with Moscow on Syria.

Pompeo questions Biden’s Syria <em>airstrike</em> despite Republican backing

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Pompeo questions Biden’s Syria airstrike despite Republican backing

US fighter jets dropped seven precision bombs in Syria, hitting seven targets including a crossing used by Iran-backed groups to move weapons across the border into Iraq.

US strikes 'Iranian-backed militant' site in Syria: Pentagon

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US strikes 'Iranian-backed militant' site in Syria: Pentagon

The US military launched an airstrike on facilities used by Iran-backed militias in Syria, the Pentagon said.

Sudan announces new cabinet with ex-rebels as ministers

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Sudan announces new cabinet with ex-rebels as ministers

The shake-up added two ministers from the military, with the remaining coming from Sudan's Forces Freedom and Change, the movement that led the ...

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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 terrorist organisation.

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Kosovo, Israel to formally establish diplomatic ties on Monday

Kosovo and Israel agreed to mutual recognition last year as part of a US-brokered agreement.

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Israel raids on Syria 'followed US intel, Pompeo-Mossad meeting'

A senior US intelligence official said the strikes, which reportedly killed 57 pro-Syrian regime fighters, targeted warehouses serving as a ...

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Iran ex-president's daughter blames Tehran for Syria atrocities

Faezeh Rafsanjani, the daughter of former Iranian president Ali Akbar Rafsanjani, has blamed Iran for the deaths of hundreds of thousands of ...

Officials: Attacks around Afghanistan kill at least 23

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Officials: Attacks around Afghanistan kill at least 23

Multiple attacks have occurred in Afghanistan as talks resume with the Taliban in the hope of ending the conflict.

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Soleimani video game set for release as Iran mourns

First-person shooter game 'General in the Shadows' is set at the 2014 siege of Amerli in Iraq.

Trump told Pentagon to turn Gulf aircraft carrier back

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Trump told Pentagon to turn Gulf aircraft carrier back

The aircraft carrier was leaving the Middle East when Trump instructed a u-turn.

In pictures: The Middle East bids farewell to 2020

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In pictures: The Middle East bids farewell to 2020

Here's our look at how the region said farewell to a year of change and challenges.

US aircraft carrier to leave Mideast amid Iran tension

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US aircraft carrier to leave Mideast amid Iran tension

The decision to send the USS Nimitz home could reflect a lack of consensus on whether Iran poses a heightened threat to strike during Trump's ...

Syrian soldier killed in Israeli strike near Damascus

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Syrian soldier killed in Israeli strike near Damascus

An Israeli airstrike near the Syrian capital killed one soldier and wounded three others, authorities said on Wednesday.

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Israeli strikes on Syria kill six: monitor

Israeli missiles killed at least six Iran-backed fighters in Syria.

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Afghan officials: Bomb, shooting attack in Kabul kill 3

Kabul's deputy provincial governor Mahbobullah Mohibi and his secretary died in a car bombing, while in a separate attack gunmen shot and killed ...

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US troop pullouts in Mideast raise fears of Iran

A senior U.S. military official with knowledge of the region said Monday that Iran may try to take advantage of America’s troop withdrawals.

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Senior Iranian Revolutionary Guard commander dies of Covid-19

Iranian media have reported that IRGC Brigadier-General Abdul Rasool Mahmudabadi, who fought alongside General Qasem Soleimani in Iraq and ...

US to reduce staff at Baghdad embassy amid tensions

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US to reduce staff at Baghdad embassy amid tensions

The decision stems from concern about a possible retaliatory strike on the first anniversary of the US airstrike that killed Qasem ...

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Iranian commander killed in airstrike on Syria-Iraq border

The IRGC commander was in the Syrian city of Albukamal when the strike took place.

Air strikes kill 19 Iran-backed fighters in Syria

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Air strikes kill 19 Iran-backed fighters in Syria

Airstrike likely carried out by Israel killed nearly two dozen Iran-backed fighters in Syria.

Iran's allies on high alert during Trump's final weeks

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Iran's allies on high alert during Trump's final weeks

Tehran has instructed its allies to be on high alert amid fears the outgoing Trump administration could launch attacks on Middle East targets.

What will a Biden presidency mean for Iraq?

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What will a Biden presidency mean for Iraq?

Analysis: Joe Biden has a contentious history in Iraq, but the president-elect's policies towards the country remain unclear.

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