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The fate of four Russian soldiers, assumed to be Wagner mercenaries, remains unconfirmed following a crash in central Libya.

The US is looking to make a timely diplomatic breakthrough with Sudan, as the Arab state seeks to be removed from America's blacklist of state sponsors of terrorism.

Bahrain says it broke up Iran-backed militant attack plot

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Bahrain says it broke up Iran-backed militant attack plot

Bahraini authorities say that they foiled a plot by Iran-backed militants to attack diplomats and foreigners earlier this year amid heightened tensions in the Gulf.

GCC head arrives in blockaded Qatar following Riyadh visit

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GCC head arrives in blockaded Qatar following Riyadh visit

Nayef Falaj Al-Hajraf, the Secretary-General of the Gulf Cooperation Council [GCC] landed in Doha on Sunday.

Russian warplanes strike Idlib in heaviest bombardment since ceasefire

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Russian warplanes strike Idlib in heaviest bombardment since ceasefire

Russian warplanes on Sunday launched approximately 30 strikes on the rebel-held Syrian city of Idlib, following increasing disagreements with ...

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Afghan government airstrikes kill 24 civilians: witnesses

The airstrikes come as Taliban and government-appointed negotiators are meeting for the first time in Qatar to discuss the future of Afghanistan.

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Yemenis protest Israeli normalisation on Socotra island

A protest against Israeli normalisation erupted in Socotra on Saturday amid reports of an Emirati-Israeli intelligence gathering base ...

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US military strengthens deployment in Syria

The US military deployed more war apparatus in the region following tensions with Russia.

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What's powering France's amoral alliance with UAE?

Comment: Paris has kept its extensive collaboration with the Emiratis curiously quiet. The 2019 revelations on UAE's shadowy behaviour in Yemeni ...

Moria refugee camp: A tragedy waiting to happen

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Moria refugee camp: A tragedy waiting to happen

The fire that destroyed Greece's Moria refugee camp highlights the failure of a political calculus designed to create misery.

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Qatar rules out normalisation with Israel: official

Qatar's assistant foreign minister has assured that Doha will not follow the footsteps of the UAE and Bahrain in normalising relations with ...

Iran considers assassinating US ambassador to South Africa: report

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Iran considers assassinating US ambassador to South Africa: report

Two US officials have told a news magazine that Iran is considering assassinating the US ambassador to South Africa in revenge for the killing ...

Israel blockading Gaza Strip 'with UAE help': Aljazeera investigation

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Israel blockading Gaza Strip 'with UAE help': Aljazeera investigation

The UAE has been helping Israel to tighten its siege on Gaza by supporting them through the Bernice military base in Egypt, ...

Libyan protestors torch eastern government offices

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Libyan protestors torch eastern government offices

Protests began late on Thursday in Benghazi in the east, as anger boiled at regular power cuts, cash shortages and high fuel prices.

UK invests £23.8m in strategic naval <em>base</em> in Oman

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UK invests £23.8m in strategic naval base in Oman

A British military base in Oman will soon be tripled in size after the UK announced a £23.8m investment to expand the ...

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Hundreds decry corruption in rare protest in Libya's east

Protesters accuse the eastern government affiliated with Haftar of 'embezzling funds' intended for battling the coronavirus pandemic.

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Israel fires missiles at targets near Syria's Aleppo

Reports of Israeli attacks on Aleppo, the country’s second-largest city, located north of Syria and close to the Turkish border, are rare.

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Huge blast rocks Jordan military base

A huge ball of flames was seen rising into the sky after an explosion ripped through an arms depot near the Jordanian city of Zarqa at dawn on ...

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Rights group: Libya militias used machine guns on protesters

Human Rights Watch claims government-linked militias attacked, tortured and forcibly disappeared protesters last month.

In first, Myanmar soldiers face ICC over Rohingya atrocities

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In first, Myanmar soldiers face ICC over Rohingya atrocities

Two soldiers are in ICC custody, reports claim, after fleeing Myanmar and confessing to committing atrocities against Rohingya Muslims including ...

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Haniyeh makes historic trip to Lebanon's largest Palestinian camp

Hamas Chief Ismail Haniyeh was warmly received by Palestinian refugees in the Ein El-Hilweh refugee camp.

US wants Iran, not Russia, to leave Syria: report

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US wants Iran, not Russia, to leave Syria: report

Despite expanding its military presence in Syria and the Middle East, Moscow is not facing US retribution for its support of the Assad ...

Israel-UAE normalisation could see formation of 'anti-Iran alliance': Pompeo

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Israel-UAE normalisation could see formation of 'anti-Iran alliance': Pompeo

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo claimed the controversial normalisation of ties between the UAE and Israel could see the birth of an anti-Iran ...

Hezbollah, Hamas chiefs meet to discuss UAE-Israel normalisation

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Hezbollah, Hamas chiefs meet to discuss UAE-Israel normalisation

Hassan Nasrallah, head of the Iran-backed Shia Hezbollah movement, was pictured meeting Ismail Haniyeh, who heads the political bureau of Hamas, ...

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