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Analysis: The future of the Afghan government looks bleak after the US military withdrawal, with the Taliban sensing victory.

Egypt's interior ministry said Monday it killed three "terrorist elements" in the Sinai Peninsula.

Military officials advised Biden to leave ‘residual Afghan force'

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Military officials advised Biden to leave ‘residual Afghan force'

Senior US military leaders reportedly believe there could be a resurgence of Al-Qaeda or that the Taliban could take Kabul.

High-ranking Iranian general dies of heart disease at 65

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High-ranking Iranian general dies of heart disease at 65

A high-ranking general key to Iran's security apparatus has died.

IS-linked Egypt <em>group</em> claims execution of Copt, 2 others

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IS-linked Egypt group claims execution of Copt, 2 others

An Islamic State-affiliated group claimed the execution of a Coptic Christian and two tribesmen in Egypt's restive ...

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Russia repatriates 34 orphans of IS families from Syria

Kurdish authorities in northeast Syria handed over 34 orphaned children, whose parents were suspected of belonging to the Islamic State group, to a Russian delegation to be repatriated.

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Top US envoy: terror threat has 'moved' from Afghanistan

The removal of US troops in Afghanistan will take place before the 20th anniversary of the September 11 attacks.

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Pakistan police and rangers taken hostage in anti-France protests

Supporters of the now-banned Tehreek-e-Labbaik Pakistan (TLP) radical party have taken at least seven hostages during an anti-France protest.

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Sudanese leader says Bashir may be handed to ICC

The head of Sudan's Sovereignty Council, Abdel Fattah al-Burhan, said the country may hand over ousted dictator Omar Bashir to the International ...

French mosque subsidy dropped in 'foreign meddling' row

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French mosque subsidy dropped in 'foreign meddling' row

The pullback came after Interior Minister Gerald Darmanin accused the eastern French city of supporting "foreign meddling" on French soil with ...

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Pro-Iran factions up the ante in Iraq

The drone strike marks "an escalation and a sign that Iran-backed militias will use various weapons to attack their targets."

Egyptian architects win Mosul mosque reconstruction competition

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Egyptian architects win Mosul mosque reconstruction competition

The architects' design will be used to rebuild the 12th-century Al-Nouri Mosque.

Iranian TV censors Tottenham v Man United over woman

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Iranian TV censors Tottenham v Man United over woman

Iranian state TV is regularly censored over words or images that do not align with the Islamic Republic's values.

One killed in market explosion in Iraq's capital

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One killed in market explosion in Iraq's capital

The cause of the Sadr City blast was not immediately known.

How violence prevents healing after <em>Islamic</em> <em>State</em>

Judit Neurink

How violence prevents healing after Islamic State

Comment: To begin healing in Iraq and Syria, we must find new strategies of acceptance that fight dehumanisation and radicalisation, writes ...

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Drone attack targets Iraq's Erbil airport in 'grand escalation'

The use of a drone marks an unprecedented escalation of the arms used to target US soldiers based in Erbil.

Ali Adam

How Israel is trying to derail Palestinian elections

In-depth: With Palestinian legislative elections fast approaching, Israel has ramped up measures to sabotage the vote.

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Rouhani calls 60 percent enrichment an answer to 'evilness'

Hasan Rouhani has said that raising the level of uranium enrichment is a direct response to the attack that targeted the Natanz enrichment ...

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Sudanese parties denounce repeal of Israel boycott bill

More than 24 political parties have denounced repealing the Israel boycott act, which has been in place since 1958.

Rebuilding Raqqa: Hope amid the ruins of war

Sofia Nitti

Rebuilding Raqqa: Hope amid the ruins of war

In-depth: Three years after being liberated from IS, Raqqa is still in ruins. But despite funding shortages and security challenges, residents ...

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Canada blocks arms exports to ally Turkey

Canada on Monday blocked military arms exports to NATO ally Turkey.

Tehran announces Ramadan starts Wednesday in Iran

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Tehran announces Ramadan starts Wednesday in Iran

Tehran, which is a majority Shia country, has announced that it will commence Ramadan on Wednesday.

Minors in Saudi Arabia face execution despite announced reforms

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Minors in Saudi Arabia face execution despite announced reforms

Despite Saudi authorities promising reforms in 2020, people who committed crimes as minors still face execution.

Irish MEPs promote militias accused of Iraq atrocities: video

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Irish MEPs promote militias accused of Iraq atrocities: video

Video footage has surfaced showing two Irish MEPs visiting a headquarters of the Iraqi Popular Mobilisation Forces militia, which has committed ...

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