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Amnesty International found Eritrean soldiers killed hundreds of people during the Tigray conflict.

The three countries' top diplomats discussed reconstruction efforts and an initiative to combat global Islamophobia.

Amnesty seeks probe into civilian deaths in Karabakh conflict

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Amnesty seeks probe into civilian deaths in Karabakh conflict

Amnesty International urged Azerbaijan and Armenia to probe into civilian casualties during the conflict over the disputed Nagorno-Karabakh territory.

IS steps up Sinai fight with bombs in homes

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IS steps up Sinai fight with bombs in homes

The IED attacks that have multiplied in the vast, remote and sparsely populated region which authorities have declared off-limits to journalists.

Rights groups highlight UK’s role in fuelling Yemen’s conflict

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Rights groups highlight UK’s role in fuelling Yemen’s conflict

A new report by two NGOs has called on the UK to halt the sale of weapons to Saudi Arabia and the UAE, saying it is fuelling the Yemen ...

Sam Hamad

Protect and punish: Can sanctions avoid harming Syrians, too?

Comment: The Caesar Act's purpose is noble, but with the economy in ruins and Russia waiting in the wings, more sanctions risk entrenching Syrian misery, writes Sam Hamad.

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Libya's unity forces in battle to retake strategic Sirte

Sirte is the home of killed dictator Muammar Qaddafi and a key gateway to the country's major oil fields in the east.

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Libya's Sarraj denounces EU arms embargo monitoring operation

The GNA leader said the EU's operation IRINI to clamp down on arms imports to Libya is not sufficiently monitoring airspace and borders in ...

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Haftar supporters rally despite heavy losses in Libya offensive

Despite suffering major setbacks in his campaign to capture Tripoli, Haftar presented a plan for drafting a constitution and holding elections, ...

UAE supplying Libya's Haftar with Israeli air defences

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UAE supplying Libya's Haftar with Israeli air defences

The UAE has provided Haftar with advanced air defence systems from Israel in an attempt to salvage the warlord's Tripoli offensive which has ...

Sana Uqba

Yemen in Focus: UN's lax approach 'emboldens Houthi violence'

This week we focus on the response to an uptick in Houthi violence, the release of hundreds of prisoners, and more.

Russian airstrike on Idlib farm kills 16 displaced Syrians

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Russian airstrike on Idlib farm kills 16 displaced Syrians

A Russian airstrike on a farm sheltering displaced people in Idlib province has killed 16 civilians ahead of a meeting between Turkish president ...

Yemen in Focus: Saudi forces target tribal fighters

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Yemen in Focus: Saudi forces target tribal fighters

This week we focus on the escalation between Saudi forces and Yemen's tribal fighters, deadly coalition 'revenge' strikes and a prisoner swap.

Fate of Saudi crew in Yemen jet crash 'unknown'

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Fate of Saudi crew in Yemen jet crash 'unknown'

Two officers who were flying a Saudi fighter jet that crashed in Yemen's Al-Jawf are missing after the incident.

Assad regime helicopter shot down in northwest Syria: monitor

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Assad regime helicopter shot down in northwest Syria: monitor

An aircraft has been downed over the western countryside of Aleppo province, a war monitor said, in the second such incident this week.

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Saudi-led forces to face trial over Yemen violations

The cases being investigated include a 2018 air strike on a school bus in the northern region of Dahyan that killed at least 40 children.

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Syrian regime helicopter downed in Idlib, amid Turkey tensions

A helicopter belonging to either the brutal Assad regime or ally Russia was shot down whilst flying over Idlib.

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Destructive duo Assad and Putin meet in Damascus

Putin met Assad during a surprise visit to Syria after nearly a decade of war.

Amr Salahi

Syria: How Russia uses 'de-escalation agreements' to destroy cities

The city of Maaret al-Numan has been destroyed by Russia, a few days after negotiations over Syria in Astana concluded. There appears to be a ...

EXCLUSIVE: Israeli military ‘secretly training' Haftar militias in Libya

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EXCLUSIVE: Israeli military ‘secretly training' Haftar militias in Libya

Haftar’s LNA has been covertly receiving street warfare training from Israeli specialists in Libya, coordinated by Egypt in order to improve ...

Charlie Hoyle

How will UK elections impact the Middle East?

Brexit has dominated Britain's political landscape since 2016. But with general elections coming up, what can voters expect from the three main ...

Labour to halt arms sales to Israel, Saudi Arabia

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Labour to halt arms sales to Israel, Saudi Arabia

Labour vowed to 'conduct a root-and-branch reform of our arms exports regime so ministers can never again turn a blind eye to British-made ...

Libya air raid kills seven including foreign workers: ministry

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Libya air raid kills seven including foreign workers: ministry

Two Libyans and workers from Bangladesh, Egypt and Niger were killed when a biscuit factory in southern Tripoli was hit by an airstrike.

Airstrike kills children as Amnesty slams Libya 'war crimes'

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Airstrike kills children as Amnesty slams Libya 'war crimes'

Just hours after Amnesty International accused both sides of Libya's conflict of 'utter disregard' for the laws of war, an airstrike killed two ...

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