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Hillary and Chelsea Clinton have acquired TV rights to the book 'The Daughters of Kobani: A Story of Rebellion, Courage, and Justice' to develop a female Kurdish militia drama.

Checkpoints will return to Iraq following last week's attack in Baghdad that killed over 30 people.

Iraq hangs three people convicted of terrorism: security source

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Iraq hangs three people convicted of terrorism: security source

Iraq has hanged three people convicted of ‘terrorism’ soon after rights groups warned that hundreds were at risk of execution in the aftermath of a deadly IS suicide bomb

Rights groups fear Iraq execution spree following IS attack

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Rights groups fear Iraq execution spree following IS attack

Rights groups fear that Iraqi authorities may carry out hundreds of executions in retaliation for a deadly IS suicide bombing.

UK must stop supplying arms to Egypt regime: CAAT

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UK must stop supplying arms to Egypt regime: CAAT

CAAT has urged the UK government to stop supplying arms to Egypt's military regime.

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Arab Spring exiles look back on Egypt uprising

A decade after the January 25 uprising, thousands of protesters are estimated to have fled to escape the President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi government, which is now considered even more oppressive.

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Muslim groups submit UN complaint over France's 'structural Islamophobia'

A collective of organisations has called on the UN to take action and put an end to anti-Muslim actions and policies in France.

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Assassination attempt targets Syrian son of 'Russia’s man'

Gunmen opened fire on Bassel Haswani in Yabroud, just days after his father was linked to the purchase of the shipment of ammonium nitrate that ...

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The Iraq Report: Deadly terror in Baghdad suicide bombings

While there is obvious fury at the Islamic State, Iraqis have also expressed outrage at security forces and pro-Iran militias ...

Why designating Yemen's Houthis as terrorists is a mistake

Stasa Salacanin

Why designating Yemen's Houthis as terrorists is a mistake

Analysis: Designating the Houthis as a foreign terrorist organisation could choke humanitarian supplies to Yemen and torpedo diplomatic efforts ...

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IS claims Baghdad twin bombing that killed 32

The Islamic State group claimed responsibility for a twin suicide bombing that killed 32 people and wounded 110 in ...

12 murdered in Syria camp in two weeks: UN

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12 murdered in Syria camp in two weeks: UN

Twelve murders took place in just over two weeks at a displaced camp in northeast Syria.

Twitter blocks Chinese embassy account over Uighur tweet

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Twitter blocks Chinese embassy account over Uighur tweet

Twitter has blocked the account of the Chinese embassy in the US after its post about Uighur women.

Muslim <em>group</em> denounces racist graffiti

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Muslim group denounces racist graffiti

The Council on American-Islamic Relations has condemned racist white nationalist graffiti found in two US states.

Twin suicide bombings rock central Baghdad

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Twin suicide bombings rock central Baghdad

A deadly twin suicide bombing has hit a market in Baghdad, killing at least 28, with the death toll expected to rise.

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Officials: Suicide bombs rock central Baghdad, 6 dead

A twin suicide bombing has struck Baghdad, killing at least six and wounding dozens of others.

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FBI vetting troops in DC amid fears of attack

US defense officials are worried about an insider attack involved in securing President-elect Joe Biden’s inauguration, prompting the National ...

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Five pro-Assad Palestinian fighters killed in clashes with IS

Five members of the pro-Assad Liwaa al-Quds Palestinian militia have been killed in clashes with the Islamic State extremist ...

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Official: Gunmen kill two women judges in Afghan capital

The killing of two women judges who worked for Afghanistan's high court comes amid a wave of targeted killings which the government have accused ...

Iraq urges Facebook, Twitter to reconsider militia accounts ban

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Iraq urges Facebook, Twitter to reconsider militia accounts ban

In a statement on Friday, Iraq's Media and Communications Commission called on Facebook and Twitter to review a decision to ban accounts linked ...

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Billionaire right-winger Adelson buried in Jerusalem

Billionaire Republican donor Sheldon Adelson was buried in Jerusalem.

<em>Islamic</em> State's resurgence is Syria is going unnoticed

Sam Hamad

Islamic State's resurgence is Syria is going unnoticed

Comment: The root causes of Islamic State in Syria were never adequately addressed, and now, as the world is distracted, a ...

US troops cut to 2,500 in Afghanistan and Iraq

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US troops cut to 2,500 in Afghanistan and Iraq

"Today, the United States is closer than ever to ending nearly two decades of war and welcoming in an Afghan-owned, Afghan-led peace process."

Anti-terror chief says US needs new domestic terrorism laws

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Anti-terror chief says US needs new domestic terrorism laws

New York's anti-terrorism chief called on the US to introduce new domestic terrorism laws to cover

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