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Five civilians in eastern Algeria were killed by a homemade roadside bomb.

Two explosions targeting a liquor store in Baghdad killed at least one person and injured another, local news reported.

IS attack kills 7 regime loyalists in east Syria

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IS attack kills 7 regime loyalists in east Syria

The attack came as the militia fighters were sweeping the town of Al-Shola for jihadist remnants, according to the monitor.

What does the future hold for Libya's Haftar?

Paul Iddon

What does the future hold for Libya's Haftar?

Analysis: With Haftar's allies divided, questions loom about the LNA leader's future role in Libya.

Iran, Israel and Turkey in a post-Arab Spring region

Stasa Salacanin

Iran, Israel and Turkey in a post-Arab Spring region

Analysis: Non-Arab powers have emerged as new regional centres of influence in the Middle East's changing geopolitical map.

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Two Algerian soldiers killed in clash with jihadists: ministry

A clash between jihadists and Algerian soldiers left two troops dead on Saturday, authorities said.

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Egyptian delegation meets GNA officials in Tripoli

The visit by the high-level Egyptian delegation was the first of its kind since 2014.

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Turkey vows 'retaliation' against attacks by east Libya strongman

Attacks against Turkey by rogue Libyan General Khalifa Haftar will have consequences, the Turkish defence minister said on Sunday.

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Turkish Defence Minister and delegation arrives in Libya

The Turkish group arrived in Libya following the passing of a law to continue deployment of Turkish troops for an additional 18 months.

Turkey bolsters influence across North Africa's Maghreb

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Turkey bolsters influence across North Africa's Maghreb

Turkish imports to the Maghreb region have risen sharply, especially "Made in Turkey" textiles.

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Six Syrian rebels killed in explosion as clashes continue

Six members of the Turkish-backed Ahrar al-Sham Syrian rebel group have been killed in an explosion in north-western Syria, as Turkey said it ...

Yemen in Focus: Women's group demands participation in government

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Yemen in Focus: Women's group demands participation in government

This week we focus on a women's movement that calls for the right to political participation.

How Putin's Russia helped crush the Arab Spring

Paul Iddon

How Putin's Russia helped crush the Arab Spring

Analysis: Putin has always endorsed authoritarian rule in the Middle East and Russia has profited significantly from the brutal subversion of ...

Iraq devises new security plan to guard liquor stores

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Iraq devises new security plan to guard liquor stores

Iraq's security forces will be deployed to protect liquor shops in the capital following vigilante attacks.

French jihadist caught trying to enter Turkey from Syria

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French jihadist caught trying to enter Turkey from Syria

Turkish security forces captured a wanted French jihadist attempting to to enter Turkey from Syria, authorities said on Monday.

Jonathan Fenton-Harvey

Macron and Sisi: Geopolitical ambitions eclipse human rights abuses

Analysis: Macron views Sisi's human rights violations as a minor inconvenience to France's strategic objectives in the region.

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ACLU demands records on Muslim prayer app data gathering

The advocacy group submitted a Freedom of Information act (Foia) request on Thursday alongside CUNY Law School’s Clear clinic.

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Tigray leader says his people 'ready to die'

TPLF leader Debretsion Gebremichaelaccused Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed of issuing threats to buy time.

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Ethiopia army threatens 'no mercy' in assault on Mekele

Ethiopia's military warned civilian residents of Mekele to flee while they still can.

Azerbaijan troops enter first district handed over by Armenia

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Azerbaijan troops enter first district handed over by Armenia

Azerbaijani troops entered the Aghdam district, one of three handed back to Baku in a Russian-brokered peace deal with Armenia.

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Libya rivals yet to start withdrawing forces: UN envoy

Libya's rival forces have failed to launch a withdrawal process under a ceasefire agreement, a UN envoy said.

Ethiopia state media shows alleged Tigrayan prisoners of war

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Ethiopia state media shows alleged Tigrayan prisoners of war

Violence in Tigray prompted thousands to flee to neighbouring Sudan.

Russia and Turkey's delicate balancing act in Nagorno-Karabakh

Jonathan Fenton-Harvey

Russia and Turkey's delicate balancing act in Nagorno-Karabakh

Analysis: With Western powers sidelined, Russia and Turkey have emerged as dominant powerbrokers in the conflict between Armenia and Azerbaijan.

UK to unveil 'largest military investment' in three decades

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UK to unveil 'largest military investment' in three decades

Boris Johnson is set to announce the largest investment in arms since the Cold War.

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