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Three members of a "terrorist group" were arrested after a bomb was defused in Algeria's capital.

The presence of the militias to counter a Turkish offensive against the PKK in Sinjar has prompted fears of a new wave of Yazidi displacement, Jahour Ali said.

Egypt, Sudan sign military cooperation deal amid Ethiopia tensions

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Egypt, Sudan sign military cooperation deal amid Ethiopia tensions

Egypt and Sudan have held high-level talks and signed a military cooperation agreement amid continued tensions with Ethiopia over the Nile and clashes on the Sudanese-Ethiopian border.

UAE to withdraw foreign mercenaries from Libya: sources

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UAE to withdraw foreign mercenaries from Libya: sources

Some 5000 Sudanese and Chadian mercenaries are reportedly preparing to leave Libya, as a UN team has arrived to oversee the withdrawal of ...

Pentagon: US contractor dies in Iraq rocket attack

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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.

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Qatari FM in first post-reconciliation visit to Cairo

Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al-Thani will lead a Doha delegation at a ministerial session of the Cairo-based Arab League on Wednesday.

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Syria camp for IS relatives records 31 murders

At least 31 killings have rocked a camp holding Islamic State group relatives in Syria since early January.

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Why the battle for Marib could determine Yemen's future

Analysis: The Houthis' fight to capture Marib risks humanitarian disaster. As the government's final northern stronghold, Yemen's fate could ...

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US pressed to enforce Al Jazeera foreign agent ruling

The pro-Israel Lawfare Project has called on the Department of Justice to force AJ+ to register as a foreign agent.

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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HTS detains scores of more extreme jihadists in Syria

HTS have arrested three leaders of the more extremist jihadist group Hurras al-Din in north-western Syria, amid a continuing campaign ...

Rockets hit airbase in Iraq hosting US troops

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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.

US ambassador to UN demands information on Syria detainees

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US ambassador to UN demands information on Syria detainees

The US ambassador to the UN demanded that Syria publicise the status of detainees.

Saudi activist in court for first time since release

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Saudi activist in court for first time since release

In her first court appearance since her provisional release, Saudi activist Loujain Al-Hathloul appealed restrictions including a ...

Egypt, Sudan back DR Congo to mediate dam deadlock

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Egypt, Sudan back DR Congo to mediate dam deadlock

Egypt and Sudan proposed the Democratic Republic of Congo should lead efforts to restart talks over Ethiopia's Blue Nile mega-dam.

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US imposes sanctions on two Yemen Houthi commanders

The United States imposed sanctions on two commanders of Yemen's Houthi rebels, blaming them for civilian deaths.

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Sudanese plane makes emergency landing after cat attacks pilot

The feline stowaway attacked the plane's captain just half an hour into the flight, according to a local media report.

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Iraq gets first shipment vaccine from China

Iraq on Tuesday received 50,000 Sinopharm vaccines donated by China.

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Saudi Arabia demands pilgrims vaccinate against Covid-19

The Saudi minister of health has said in a circular that all Muslims wishing to undertake the Hajj in 2021 will need proof of vaccination.

Lebanon pound plummets to all-time low

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Lebanon pound plummets to all-time low

Before the latest hit, the Lebanese pound had briefly stabilised at 8,000-8,500 to the greenback in recent weeks.

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Saudi envoy disputes crown prince role in Khashoggi killing

Saudi Arabia’s U.N. ambassador disputed the U.S. intelligence report which concluded that the Saudi crown prince approved an operation to kill ...

Danish MP suggests cooperation with Assad to return refugees

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Danish MP suggests cooperation with Assad to return refugees

The suggestion comes in conjunction with efforts by the ruling centre-left government, headed by Mette Fredricksen, to provide "temporary ...

Houthi munition wounds five civilians in Saudi Arabia

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Houthi munition wounds five civilians in Saudi Arabia

A munition fired by Yemen's Houthi rebels wounded five civilians in a border village in southern Saudi Arabia, state media reported Tuesday, the ...

Groups ask France to probe 2013 Syria chemical attacks

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Groups ask France to probe 2013 Syria chemical attacks

A group of Syrian chemical attack survivors and Syrian rights groups filed a criminal complaint in France.

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