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The fighting erupted as security forces carried out an operation to disarm civilians in the area which has seen deadly inter-communal clashes.

Ankara resumed gas exploration in the disputed Eastern Mediterranean this week after Athens signed a maritime borders agreement with rival Egypt.

Medics say 25 dead in ethnic <em>clashes</em> in Sudan

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Medics say 25 dead in ethnic clashes in Sudan

25 people have been killed during ethnic group clashes in Port Sudan.

Turkish drone kills 2 Iraqi officers in Kurdish region

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Turkish drone kills 2 Iraqi officers in Kurdish region

An alleged Turkish drone attack killed two Iraqi officers in the north of the country on Tuesday, authorities said.

Flights resume out of Libya's Tripoli after four-month suspension

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Flights resume out of Libya's Tripoli after four-month suspension

After a four-month suspension, flights have resumed from Libya's Tripoli airport.

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Yemen investigates reports of ammonium nitrate at port

Following Tuesday's tragic explosion at Beirut port, authorities have launched an investigation into the alleged presence of ammonium nitrate in Aden.

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Iraq removes 'highly dangerous' material from Baghdad airport

Highly dangerous material was relocated from Baghdad's International Airport to a military site on Sunday, Iraqi authorities said.

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Fourth Lebanese minister resigns as security chiefs questioned

Lebanese Finance Minister Ghazi Wazni resigned on Monday, bringing the embattled government closer to collapse, as a judge questioned security ...

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Lebanon government on brink over blast fallout

The under-fire cabinet, struggling to weather the political storm, was due to meet in the afternoon amid widespread demands for an end to an ...

Lebanese justice minister resigns amid outrage over Beirut blast

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Lebanese justice minister resigns amid outrage over Beirut blast

Justice Minister Marie-Claude Najm has become the third Lebanese cabinet member to resign as angry protests continue over the deadly Beirut ...

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Sudan imposes curfew after tribal clashes kill 4

At least four people were killed and 35 others injured after clashes erupted in Port Sudan.

World pledges direct aid to Lebanon's people, bypassing government

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World pledges direct aid to Lebanon's people, bypassing government

World leaders pledged more than 250 million euros for disaster-struck Lebanon, conference host France said, with the emergency aid to be ...

Iraqi-donated oil arrives in disaster-stricken Lebanon

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Iraqi-donated oil arrives in disaster-stricken Lebanon

Iraqi-donated oil has arrived in Lebanon after travelling through the Syrian border on Sunday.

Macron urges speedy global response to Lebanon disaster

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Macron urges speedy global response to Lebanon disaster

Emmanuel Macron hosted Donald Trump and other world leaders for the virtual conference to drum up aid for Lebanon.

One dead, 230 injured in protests following Beirut explosion

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One dead, 230 injured in protests following Beirut explosion

Described by activists as "Saturday of revenge" and "Judgement Day", wide-scale demonstrations in Beirut turned violent leaving one dead and ...

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Furious Lebanese vow new protests over deadly mega-blast

While the exact circumstances that led to the blast are not yet known, protesters say it could not have happened without corruption and incompetence from the ruling class.

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Lebanon minister quits in first govt resignation over blast

Manal Abdel Samad has resigned from her position as information minister on Sunday.

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Over 10,000 Israelis take part in renewed anti-Netanyahu protests

Israeli police are continuing to crack down on growing anti-Netanyahu demonstrations, violently dismantling a protest encampment the day after ...

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Palestinian killed by Israeli fire during West Bank clash

A Palestinian woman died after being shot near clashes between Palestinian youths and Israeli troops in the occupied West Bank.

Afghan forces, Taliban clash after ceasefire end

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Afghan forces, Taliban clash after ceasefire end

Two clashes broke out Wednesday in the eastern province of Ghazni.

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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 ...

Desperation, misery in Kashmir a year after Indian clampdown

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Desperation, misery in Kashmir a year after Indian clampdown

India has reimposed a curfew on the Muslim-majority region ahead of the first anniversary of the decision to strip Kashmir of its autonomy.

12 pro-regime fighters killed in Syria <em>clashes</em>: monitor

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12 pro-regime fighters killed in Syria clashes: monitor

Another 17 pro-regime fighters were wounded while on the jihadist-led side six fighters died in clashes on Monday.

Afghan ceasefire holds as hundreds of Taliban prisoners freed

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Afghan ceasefire holds as hundreds of Taliban prisoners freed

"You almost forget that there has been a war in this country for 40 years," one Jalalabad resident said.

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