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Lebanon's Hezbollah have been accused of hiding missiles in Beirut schools.

In-depth: Amid large-scale grassroots campaigning and growing political influence, Minnesota's Somali community has become a key voting bloc in the swing state.

Thousands of boys chained, tortured in Sudan Islamic schools

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Thousands of boys chained, tortured in Sudan Islamic schools

Boys as young as five-years-old have been found chained and tortured at Islamic schools in Sudan, a new BBC investigation reveals.

Yemen rebels slam WFP after Nobel Peace Prize win

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Yemen rebels slam WFP after Nobel Peace Prize win

Yemen's Houthi rebels, who were previously accused of diverting humanitarian aid in the war ravaged country, criticised the World Food ...

The Iraq Report: Beirut blast sends political shockwaves

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The Iraq Report: Beirut blast sends political shockwaves

The tragedy in Beirut has reignited calls by Iraqis for militant factions and groups linked to the government to remove their weapons stockpiles ...

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Egypt sends troops to Syria to 'fight for Assad'

Turkish and Syrian news agencies have reported that Egypt sent 150 soldiers to the frontlines in northwestern Syria to assist the Assad regime in its war against the rebels.

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Yemen's Houthis drop 'tax' threat that jeopardised aid

A threat to impose tax on aid has been dropped by the Houthi rebels, marking a major step in ending the world's biggest humanitarian crisis.

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Yemen in Focus: UAE, Sudan announce withdrawal of troops

This week we focus on the UAE's withdrawal from Yemen, a gradual Sudanese reduction of troops and more.

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Yemen aid effort threatened by Houthi rebel 'obstruction'

The Houthis have been accused of systematic interference and layers of bureaucracy imposed by SCMCHA, the rebel's aid body that was created late ...

Iran's missile strike against US in Iraq was symbolic

Paul Iddon

Iran's missile strike against US in Iraq was symbolic

In a symbolic move of revenge, Iran fired an estimated ten Fateh-313 missiles at the Ain al-Asad military base in Iraq's Anbar ...

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Haftar's Libya forces take control of Gaddafi hometown

Rogue general Khalifa Haftar's forces said they seized Sirte airport on Monday.

Trump says Islamic State leader 'died like a dog'

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Trump says Islamic State leader 'died like a dog'

Baghdadi killed himself and three of his children with a suicide vest as US special operations forces approached his position, the US president ...

Turkey, Syrian Kurds claim credit in Baghdadi death operation

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Turkey, Syrian Kurds claim credit in Baghdadi death operation

Ankara and the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces have rushed to claim credit for their efforts in the operation that killed IS leader Abu ...

Islamic State leader 'killed himself' during US raid

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Islamic State leader 'killed himself' during US raid

Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi reportedly committed suicide during a US military raid in Syria's Idlib region, US media reported.

Did Israeli long-range drones bomb Iran-linked targets in Iraq?

Ali Bakeer

Did Israeli long-range drones bomb Iran-linked targets in Iraq?

Israel reportedly late last month launched strikes on Iranian targets deep inside Iraq, a move which could shift power dynamics and trigger new ...

Paul Iddon

China is 'heavily contributing' to Middle East drone proliferation

China has supplied armed drones to several Middle East countries, contributing greatly to the proliferation of these weapons in the troubled region in clear contravention of the MTCR's noble objectives.

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IS chief Baghdadi threatens revenge attacks following defeat

In the first video of Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, the Islamic State chief acknowledged recent defeats but vowed to launch "revenge" attacks.

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IS chief appears for first time in five years

Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, who has been announced dead on several occasions, has appeared for the first time in five years in a new ...

The New Arab

Exclusive: US warplanes drop $25-million reward leaflets for Baghdadi

US warplanes dropped leaflets over Iraq offering reward of $25 million in return for information that would lead to the capture or killing of ...

The Iraq Report: Shia militias begin purges

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The Iraq Report: Shia militias begin purges

This week's round-up of under-reported news from Iraq focuses on the ruthless efforts of powerful factions within the PMF to consolidate power.

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#Jan25: New campaign remembers Egypt's 'fallen heroes'

'Killed in Egypt' aims to document the fallen heroes of the revolution and all the victims of the extrajudicial killings going on since 2011.

Journalists in Kashmir face tough challenges

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Journalists in Kashmir face tough challenges

Twenty-one journalists have so far been killed in Kashmir, either directly targeted or caught in the crossfire while reporting, as dozens more ...

Could the Russia-Turkey deal avert disaster in Idlib?

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Could the Russia-Turkey deal avert disaster in Idlib?

Analysis: The deal has bought more time for international diplomacy, but Syrians remain wary - and who could blame them?

Iran, Turkey up-the-ante with targeted attacks on Kurdish adversaries

Paul Iddon

Iran, Turkey up-the-ante with targeted attacks on Kurdish adversaries

Analysis: Stepping up assassinations on foreign soil may spark unprecedented violent reactions, writes Paul Iddon.

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