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Zarif and Assad both wore face masks as they held talks in the Syrian capital.

A mass grave was discovered near Eastern Ghouta's main town of Douma, an area formerly controlled by rebel group Jaish Al-Islam.

Syria truce on the rocks as airstrikes hit Idlib

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Syria truce on the rocks as airstrikes hit Idlib

Syrian regime airstrikes have hit Idlib again, as a shaky truce falters.

Syria rebels say Russia planning new Idlib offensive

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Syria rebels say Russia planning new Idlib offensive

Russia has stepped up bombing around Idlib in recent days.

Three Hamas police killed in Gaza militant attack

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Three Hamas police killed in Gaza militant attack

Hamas said three people have been killed in a militant attack by a fringe pro-Islamic State group.

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Fringe Gaza group blasts Hamas for being 'apostates'

Gaza-based group Jaish al-Islam has yet again accused Hamas of being infidels.

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Guards member killed in clashes with 'terrorists' in Iran

A firefight that took place late on Saturday in the Sistan-Baluchistan province killed a member of Iran's Revolutionary Guard and a Basij ...

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Russian soldiers fighting in Idlib campaign: Syria opposition

Russian troops are now engaged in the battle with Syrian rebels in Idlib province according to opposition sources.

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Hundreds attend funeral of Syria goalkeeper turned rebel icon

Hundreds of mourners attended the burial of a Syrian goalkeeper who became an icon of the Syrian revolution after he died of wounds sustained in ...

'Goalkeeper of the revolution' killed by Syrian regime forces

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'Goalkeeper of the revolution' killed by Syrian regime forces

Abdelbaset al-Sarout rose to fame as a goalkeeper in his hometown Homs. He died as a Free Syrian Army commander, known as the 'guardian ...

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Syria Weekly: A war on civilians in Idlib

The death toll continues to rise in Idlib, as Russia's targeting of hospitals and other civilian infrastructure is put under the spotlight.

Xavi's final game: This week in Middle East football

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Xavi's final game: This week in Middle East football

This week Spanish football legend Xavi Hernandez said farewell to the game as a player, ending his first chapter with Qatar's Al-Sadd.

White Helmets rescue centre bombed as Idlib assault continues

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White Helmets rescue centre bombed as Idlib assault continues

A White Helmets rescue centre has been destroyed as a Russian-led blitz of Syria's Idlib continues.

Flamenco in Qatar: This week in Middle East football

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Flamenco in Qatar: This week in Middle East football

Qatar has announced that Felix Sanchez will extend his contract until the 2022 World Cup in the country.

Syrian regime 'launches ground attack' on Idlib

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Syrian regime 'launches ground attack' on Idlib

The Syrian regime on Monday morning reportedly launched a major ground assault on the northern Idlib province, after almost a week of deadly ...

Paul McLoughlin

Syria Weekly: Corruption could save Idlib from assault

Idlib is in the cross hairs of Russian warplanes again, but the regime is unlikely to launch an offensive on the last Syrian opposition stronghold due to some unlikely factors.

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UN adds Pakistani militant chief to terror list

The United Nations on Wednesday added Masood Azhar, the leader of a Pakistan-based Islamist group, to its list of global terrorists after China ...

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Iran, Pakistan to form border 'reaction force' following attacks

Iran and Pakistan decided to set up a joint border force following a spat of deadly attacks by armed groups on their frontier.

Uri Levy

Lebanese football team refuses to play in Palestine

Lebanon's Nejmeh refused to enter the occupied West Bank, forfeiting its match to Hilal al-Quds, as derbies played out across the ...

Pakistan PM Khan visits neighbouring Iran amid strained relations

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Pakistan PM Khan visits neighbouring Iran amid strained relations

Pakistan's Prime Minister Imran Khan arrived in Iran for bilateral talks, a day after Islamabad urged Tehran to act against armed groups ...

Uri Levy

AFC clash shows Palestine's footballing development

No AFC Cup match had ever been played in the occupied Palestinian territories, until Jordanian champions Al-Wehdat this week took on ...

Pakistan snubs UAE meeting in protest over India invite

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Pakistan snubs UAE meeting in protest over India invite

Pakistan's foreign minister has said he will be skipping a meeting of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation over India's attendance.

Zarif resignation: Another demonstration of Iranian footballers' political power?

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Zarif resignation: Another demonstration of Iranian footballers' political power?

Javad Zarif came under attack earlier this month, after Esteghlal Tehran's right-back and Iranian national team defender Voria Ghafouri took to ...

Qassim Soleimani threatens Saudi Arabia with revenge after attack

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Qassim Soleimani threatens Saudi Arabia with revenge after attack

"I am warning you: Don't test Iran's tolerance," the overseas commander of Iran’s revolutionary guard said in the latest of a series of warnings ...

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