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Omer Faruk Gergerlioglu received a two-year-and-a-half sentence upheld by Turkey’s Court of Appeal, after being outspoken about Turkish government on social media.

Regime-ally Russia killed at least 21 Islamic State group jihadists in the Syrian desert in one day.

Killings surge in Syria camp housing Islamic State families

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Killings surge in Syria camp housing Islamic State families

Al-Hol camp in northeastern Syria is being plagued by assassinations, as calls for the repatriation of foreigners increase.

French minister warns of 'Islamo-leftism' in universities

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French minister warns of 'Islamo-leftism' in universities

Frederique Vidal has caused controversy by saying that “Islamo-leftism" is present in French universities.

Syria hardliners release American held in Idlib: monitor

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Syria hardliners release American held in Idlib: monitor

Bilal Abdul Kareem has been released by Hayat Tahrir al-Sham after being held for six months.

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Israeli strikes on Syria kill 6 militia fighters: monitor

Observatory head Rami Abdel Rahman said all the fighters killed were "pro-government" forces.

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Syria intercepts Israeli missiles over Damascus: regime media

Israel launched missile strikes against several targets near Damascus, prompting the activation of air defences, Syrian state media said.

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Row over teacher's 'Islamism' claims in Paris suburb

The school teacher had accused the French government of underestimating the threat of Islamist extremism, sparking a row with the suburb's mayor.

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Morocco faces questions over factory drownings

At least 28 people died when heavy rain flooded a basement factory in the port city of Tangiers, prompting calls for justice in Morocco.

IS ambush kills 26 pro-regime fighters in Syria: monitor

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IS ambush kills 26 pro-regime fighters in Syria: monitor

The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said an ambush in the province of Deir Ezzor came as the convoy combed the area for jihadists, ...

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Egypt frees Jazeera journalist after 4 years jail: security

There had been repeated calls for his release, including from human rights watchdog Amnesty International, after a Cairo prosecutor in May 2019 ...

Syria responds to 'Israeli aggression': state media

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Syria responds to 'Israeli aggression': state media

Syrian state media said the country responded to Israeli strikes on the country on Wednesday.

Migration in post-Brexit Britain: How will refugees be affected?

Milica Cosic

Migration in post-Brexit Britain: How will refugees be affected?

In-depth: Britain's departure from the European Union could have serious implications for its migration policy.

IS attack kills 19 in central Syria: monitor

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IS attack kills 19 in central Syria: monitor

Islamic State militants killed 19 Syrian regime personnel and allied militia fighters in Hama.

Car bombs kill 11 in Turkish-held north Syria: monitor

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Car bombs kill 11 in Turkish-held north Syria: monitor

The first attack near a cultural centre in the town of Azaz has killed six civilians, including a young girl.

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One killed in northeast Syria pro-regime rally

Damascus and the Kurds have mostly coexisted, but tensions have risen in recent weeks with both sides accusing the other of restricting goods movements to areas under their control.

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Car bomb kills 4 in northern Syria

The explosion killed four Turkey-backed rebel fighters, according to activists.

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Anti-Muslim attacks in France up 53% in 2020: report

The National Observatory of Islamophobia warned of rising incitement against French Muslims.

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Morocco's ex-con YouTubers in the spotlight

Former inmate of Morocco’s prisons have taken to YouTube to share their stories of life in prison and warn against a life of crime.

Why Tunisia's disenfranchised youth are taking to the streets

Alessandra Bajec

Why Tunisia's disenfranchised youth are taking to the streets

In-depth: A groundswell of youth unrest has swept across Tunisia, fuelled by economic frustration and the broken promises of the post-revolution ...

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Israeli army says downed drone from Lebanon

"The IDF will continue to operate in order to prevent any attempt to violate Israeli sovereignty," the army said.

Israeli strikes kill 4 civilians in Syria: state media

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Israeli strikes kill 4 civilians in Syria: state media

"The Israeli aggression resulted in the martyrdom of a family, including a father, mother and two children"

Three Syrian soldiers killed near Golan Heights

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Three Syrian soldiers killed near Golan Heights

Three Syrian soldiers were killed when gunmen attacked their outpost close to the demarcation line with the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights, the ...

Islamic State's resurgence is Syria is going unnoticed

Sam Hamad

Islamic State's resurgence is Syria is going unnoticed

Comment: The root causes of Islamic State in Syria were never adequately addressed, and now, as the world is distracted, a resurgence seems ...

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