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Julian Assange has been denied bail and must now remain in custody in Britain, a London court ruled.

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange faces a UK court ruling over whether he should be extradited to the United States on espionage charges.

Turkey evacuates observation posts in Syrian regime-held territory: source

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Turkey evacuates observation posts in Syrian regime-held territory: source

Turkish forces have evacuated seven military observation posts in regime-held areas of north-western Syria, a source has told Reuters.

'Reclaimed ruins': Azerbaijan shows off Karabakh conquests

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'Reclaimed ruins': Azerbaijan shows off Karabakh conquests

"If they don't leave on their own, we'll chase them out like dogs," President Ilham Aliyev said on the eve of a new ceasefire on Sunday.

UK judge refuses plea to dismiss new Assange allegations

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UK judge refuses plea to dismiss new Assange allegations

Lawyers for Julian Assange failed to persuade a British judge to throw out new US allegations against him, as he resumed his fight to avoid ...

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Morocco closes net on Marrakesh, Casablanca as virus spikes

Covid-19 infections have been on the rise since the start of August, reaching a rate of 1,000 new cases a day in the country of 35 million.

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Libya unity government retakes Haftar-held town

Another town has been won back by government forces as Haftar clashes with the UN-blacked GNA.

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Libya's UN-recognised govt claims full control of Tripoli, suburbs

Libya's UN-recognised government says it has 'full control' of Tripoli and its suburbs.

Sana Uqba

Yemen in Focus: Dozens dying in coronavirus 'infested' Aden

This week we focus on increasing deaths in Aden, the underreporting of coronavirus cases, and more clashes.

Iraqi Shia fighters killed in Islamic State attack

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Iraqi Shia fighters killed in Islamic State attack

Islamic State militants launched an attack on Iraqi Shia paramilitary fighters on Saturday, reports confirmed.

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Ramadan: Conservative MP fasting to 'share' experience with Muslims

A Tory MP has announced that he is observing fasting during the month of Ramadan, in an effort to better understand his Muslim constituents.

Turkish troops clash with Syria militants after protesters killed

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Turkish troops clash with Syria militants after protesters killed

Turkish troops have shot dead five protesters who were blocking the strategic M4 highway in Syria’s Idlib province, provoking a clash with ...

The Iraq Report: Islamic State is making a comeback

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The Iraq Report: Islamic State is making a comeback

The forces of the Islamic State are once more on the march.

UAE puts Dubai's souk district under coronavirus lockdown

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UAE puts Dubai's souk district under coronavirus lockdown

The district has been put under quarantine due to an outbreak of the coronavirus.

Germany to try suspected Assad aides on torture charges

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Germany to try suspected Assad aides on torture charges

The Higher Regional Court in Germany will hold the world's first global cirminal trial against Bashar al-Assad's aides.

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Dubai-based British journalist who killed wife has sentenced halved

A former news editor who killed his wife in Dubai has had his sentence reduced by half following an appeal over his initial 15-year sentence.

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'Unknown militants' target Syrian regime soldiers manning Daraa checkpoints

Three Syrian regime soldiers have been injured in attacks by unknown militants in Daraa Province, which has been restive ever since the Assad ...

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Journalist pleads Dubai for shorter prison sentence for murder

Before the court, Matthew’s legal defence pleaded the court to show him mercy in the name of the country’s Year of Tolerance.

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Rocket attack in Baghdad's Green Zone kills Iraqi soldier

Security officials said one of the Katyusha rockets landed about 100 meters away from the perimeter of the US Embassy.

Lebanon army remove protester roadblocks as anti-government demonstrations continue

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Lebanon army remove protester roadblocks as anti-government demonstrations continue

Lebanese security forces removed protester roadblocks as the country's anti-government protests continued into their tenth day.

Paul McLoughlin

Syria Weekly: Winter is coming to this refugee camp

Al-Hol camp's size exploded after the defeat of IS in Syria, but now it has become a place of limbo with violent incidents increasing.

Dubai-based British journalist who killed wife may walk free

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Dubai-based British journalist who killed wife may walk free

A British journalist who bludgeoned his wife to death at their Dubai home may walk free after having served just two years of a 15-year sentence.

Syrian regime forces ‘seize control of northern Hama province’

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Syrian regime forces ‘seize control of northern Hama province’

Regime TV reports that Syrian dictator Bashar Al-Assad’s forces have seized control of a swathe of villages in northern Hama province, which ...

Iraqi Christians supported Trump. Now he is deporting them

Charlie Hoyle

Iraqi Christians supported Trump. Now he is deporting them

Jimmy Aldaoud's tragic death casts light on the plight of Iraqi Chaldean deportees, a community that once saw Donald Trump as their saviour.

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