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President Joe Biden said Iran should view a US air strike in eastern Syria as a warning.

Clashes between Iraqi security forces and anti-government demonstrators in the city of Nasiriyah left four protesters dead.

Syria slams deadly US air strike on Iran-backed militias

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Syria slams deadly US air strike on Iran-backed militias

Syria criticised a deadly US air strike on Iran-backed militias as a bad omen from President Joe Biden's administration.

Trial sparks a wave of desperation in Iraq's Kurdistan

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Trial sparks a wave of desperation in Iraq's Kurdistan

Comment: The trial of five Kurdish activists and journalists for 'spying' has left Kurds furious with their leaders. As hardship increases, they ...

US warned Russia of Syria strikes minutes ahead: Lavrov

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US warned Russia of Syria strikes minutes ahead: Lavrov

Russia's top diplomat urged the US to renew contacts with Moscow on Syria.

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HRW urges Iran to probe deadly shooting on border

Monday's shooting in the border area near the town of Saravan killed at least 10 people and wounded five, HRW said, citing Baluchi activists.

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Pompeo questions Biden’s Syria airstrike despite Republican backing

US fighter jets dropped seven precision bombs in Syria, hitting seven targets including a crossing used by Iran-backed groups to move weapons ...

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US strikes 'Iranian-backed militant' site in Syria: Pentagon

The US military launched an airstrike on facilities used by Iran-backed militias in Syria, the Pentagon said.

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US-led coalition to expand IS prison in Syria

The International Coalition is to double the size of a prison in Syria which holds thousands of Islamic State fighters.

Three southern Iraqi protesters dead amid after deadly crackdown

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Three southern Iraqi protesters dead amid after deadly crackdown

Three protesters are said to have been killed and 73 injured in heavy clashes with security forces in Iraq's southern city of Nasiriyah.

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Civilians in the crossfire: Turkey's fight against the PKK

In-depth: Turkey has relaunched military operations in northern Iraq to target PKK fighters. Sofia Nitti reports from the autonomous ...

US and Europe to 'remain calm' despite Iranian 'provocations'

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US and Europe to 'remain calm' despite Iranian 'provocations'

US and EU diplomats have said they won't respond to Iranian 'provocations'

Iran promises response to Ukraine plane crash 'ambiguities'

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Iran promises response to Ukraine plane crash 'ambiguities'

Authorities in Tehran said a detailed response will be provided to address accusations by a UN expert over Tehran's accidental downing last year ...

Turkey rescues 7-year-old Yazidi girl in IS raid

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Turkey rescues 7-year-old Yazidi girl in IS raid

A young Yazidi girl has been rescued by Turkish police in Ankara and two Islamic State members have been arrested.

Biden to 'downgrade' anti-IS envoy role in US reshuffle

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Biden to 'downgrade' anti-IS envoy role in US reshuffle

The reshuffle is seen as another sign the Biden government is refocusing on other areas of the world.

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German 'IS leader' handed lengthy prison sentence

Abu Walaa has been sentenced to 10 years and six months for running a jihadist network and helping fighters travel to Syria and Iraq.

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Iraqi militia denies involvement in attacks against US forces

Kataeb Hezbollah, an Iraq paramilitary group considered to be among those closest to Iran, denied their involvement in recent attack ...

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Iraq Rocket strikes on US 'message from Iran’

Rockets fired by groups loyal to Iran are being viewed as a message to the US and an attempt to get leverage.

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UN expert says Iran lied in downing of airliner

A UN official on Tuesday accused Iran of lying in its explanation of how it shot down a Ukrainian passenger jet near Tehran.

US urges Iran restraint amid efforts to restart talks

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US urges Iran restraint amid efforts to restart talks

Iran must refrain from any provocation as Washington steps up efforts to salvage the 2015 nuclear deal with Tehran.

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US Capitol attack leaders 'linked to YPG', says Erdogan

The Turkish president claimed that the leaders of the US Capitol attack had YPG links.

Turkey probes pro-Kurdish MP over '<em>Iraq</em> visit'

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Turkey probes pro-Kurdish MP over 'Iraq visit'

HDP representative Dirayet Dilan Tasdemir is 'under investigation for belonging to a terrorist organisation'.

Turkey's Erdogan seeks 'win-win' relationship with US

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Turkey's Erdogan seeks 'win-win' relationship with US

After years of fractious ties between the NATO allies, Turkey's president said he wants to establish a "win-win" relationship with the United ...

Rockets target Iraqi airbase hours after deadly IS clashes

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Rockets target Iraqi airbase hours after deadly IS clashes

Iraq's Al-Balad airbase was targeted with at least four rockets on Saturday, just hours after clashes between Islamic State militants and Iraqi ...

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