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The US criticised NATO ally Turkey after Ankara reportedly tested its Russian-made advanced air defence missile system.

'You will pay': Paris attacks suspect threatens police witness

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'You will pay': Paris attacks suspect threatens police witness

The main suspect in the trial of Paris terror attacks in 2015 threatened a policewoman during her testimony.

Turkey tests Russian-made S-400 defence system

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Turkey tests Russian-made S-400 defence system

Turkey's military has reportedly test-fired the Russian S-400 air defence system in the Black Sea province of Sinop.

The Lebanese board game fighting corruption with humour

Victoria Schneider

The Lebanese board game fighting corruption with humour

'Wasta', a new board game inspired by anti-government protests, takes aim at Lebanon's broken political system.

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HRW urges Algeria to free men jailed for homosexuality

Human Rights Watch has called on Algeria to release two men sentenced to three years jail for homosexual relations and 44 other people prosecuted in the same case.

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Israel rejects US F-35 sale to Qatar, citing QME

'Security and our superiority in the region are the most significant things,' Israel's intelligence minister said following Qatar's request for ...

Sofia Nitti

The heavy toll of coronavirus on Iraq's displaced

The pandemic has exacerbated a mental health crisis for internally displaced people in Iraq.

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US senators call for sanctions over Turkey's S-400 test

The Republican and Democratic senators have called for the Trump administration to impose sanctions amid reports Turkey will test the Russian ...

Qatar 'submits request' to purchase <em>F</em>-<em>35</em> from US

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Qatar 'submits request' to purchase F-35 from US

It follows the UAE's pursuit for the cutting-edge stealth fighter jet.

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Russia says 'no problem' selling Iran S-400 air defences

Russia’s ambassador to Iran said Moscow was willing to sell Tehran S-400 air defence systems when the UN arms embargo expires later this month, ...

Police exhume bodies of 3 Kashmir men

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Police exhume bodies of 3 Kashmir men

Bodies of the three men were returned to their families, after the Indian military said those it claimed were "unidentified Pakistani ...

Congress may allow Israel veto on UAE arms sale

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Congress may allow Israel veto on UAE arms sale

A bipartisan bill proposes to give Israel to veto any US arms sales to Arab countries, which could prove a major obstacle to the planned US-UAE ...

Macron demands Turkey explain 'jihadists' in Azerbaijan

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Macron demands Turkey explain 'jihadists' in Azerbaijan

Armenian and Azerbaijani forces intensified their shelling on Thursday as Macron said jihadist militants had been deployed to Nagorno Karabakh ...

Fighting by Armenia and Azerbaijan injures 4 journalists

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Fighting by Armenia and Azerbaijan injures 4 journalists

Four journalists have been wounded in fighting in the disputed region of Nagorno Karabakh.

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New Armenia, Azerbaijan shelling despite calls for halt

Fighting has persisted between Armenian and Azerbaijani forces despite fresh calls for a ceasefire from world leaders.

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Trump is urged to intervene in US-Saudi national trial

President Trump has been asked by US representatives to raise al-Haidar's case 'with the highest levels' of the Saudi government.

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Turkey, Iran deploy 'game-changing' drones in north Iraq

Drone use has expanded dramatically in northern Iraq since Turkey launched a new assault in June, analysts and residents say.

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France arrests 29 in anti-terror Syria financing sting

French police arrested 29 people in a sting operation targeting a terror financing network for jihadists in Syria.

Rights group commends Kuwait for new domestic violence law

Gaia Caramazza

Rights group commends Kuwait for new domestic violence law

On 20 September, the Kuwaiti National Assembly passed a law granting protections for the survivors of domestic violence.

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Macron and Turkey spar over Karabakh conflict

French President Emmanuel Macron condemned Turkey's statements backing Azerbaijan as armed conflict with Armenia over the region of Nagorny ...

An open letter to my motherland, Libya

Fatima Kried

An open letter to my motherland, Libya

Comment: Fatima Kried writes a plea for a more inclusive Libya.

Pentagon vows to help Israel keep military superiority

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Pentagon vows to help Israel keep military superiority

The question of whether the United States will sell the advanced F-35 fighters to the UAE cast a cloud over the UAE-Israel ...

UAE 'won't get <em>F</em>-<em>35</em> jets for 6-7 years'

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UAE 'won't get F-35 jets for 6-7 years'

David Friedman said it would take at least six years for the UAE to receive F-35 warplanes, warning Israelis not to make the ...

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