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Javid Dehghan Khalad was put to death early in the morning in the restive southeastern province of Sistan-Baluchistan, Mizan Online reported.

Two of the three men executed in southeast Sistan-Baluchistan province had been convicted of working with the jihadist Jaish al-Adl group, responsible for a string of high-profile anti-government

Syria Insight: Russia's intervention five years on (Part 1)

Paul McLoughlin

Syria Insight: Russia's intervention five years on (Part 1)

In-depth: Five years have passed since Russia's intervention in Syria's war began. For Syrians, it is a time of loss and mourning.

Syria Insight: German court case highlights Assad's torture legacy

Paul McLoughlin

Syria Insight: German court case highlights Assad's torture legacy

Syria Insight: A German court case has gripped the Syrian diaspora in Europe, shedding light on Assad's notorious campaign of torture.

Iran Revolutionary Guard convoy targeted by 'roadside bombs'

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Iran Revolutionary Guard convoy targeted by 'roadside bombs'

Jaish Al-Adl, which was formed in 2012, have targeted Iranian military and security forces in numerous deadly skirmishes and ...

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Iran's Zarif meets Assad in Syria for 'Idlib talks'

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

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Syria regime discovers mass grave near Damascus

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

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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.

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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.

Guards member killed in clashes with 'terrorists' in Iran

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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 ...

Russian soldiers fighting in Idlib campaign: Syria opposition

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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.

Hundreds attend funeral of Syria goalkeeper turned rebel icon

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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 ...

Paul McLoughlin

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.

Uri Levy

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.

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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.

Tahir Hussain Sofi

India faces severe Rooh Afza crisis, Pakistan offers help

Could India and Pakistan come together this Ramadan over the famous rose-flavoured sherbet?

Flamenco in Qatar: This week in Middle East football

Uri Levy

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.

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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 ...

Syria Weekly: Corruption could save Idlib from assault

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 ...

UN adds Pakistani militant chief to terror list

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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 ...

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

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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.

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