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US fighter jets dropped seven precision bombs in Syria, hitting seven targets including a crossing used by Iran-backed groups to move weapons across the border into Iraq.

Rockets fired by groups loyal to Iran are being viewed as a message to the US and an attempt to get leverage.

The Iraq Report: PKK, Iran-backed militias threaten Turkey

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The Iraq Report: PKK, Iran-backed militias threaten Turkey

Turkey is facing a dual threat from Kurdish militants and Iran-backed militias amid its military operation in northern Iraq.

US trying to 'seize illegal Iranian oil' aboard tanker

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US trying to 'seize illegal Iranian oil' aboard tanker

The attempt to seize Iranian oil stands in stark contrast to the Biden administrations broader overtures to Tehran.

Meet the Palestinian DJ who sparked a political storm

Ziad Al-Qattan

Meet the Palestinian DJ who sparked a political storm

In-depth: The arrest of DJ Sama after hosting a techno event in the West Bank reveals a deeper set of tensions within Palestinian society.

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Five pro-Assad Palestinian fighters killed in clashes with IS

Five members of the pro-Assad Liwaa al-Quds Palestinian militia have been killed in clashes with the Islamic State extremist group in the Syrian desert near the town of Sukhna.

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Iran Guards deny losses in Israel Syria strikes

An Iranian official denied Thursday that recent Israeli strikes on eastern Syria led to any deaths.

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Pompeo to accuse Iran of Al-Qaeda links

Pompeo has fired a long list of warnings to Iran, as he sees out his final days as Secretary of State.

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Israel steps up attacks on Iranian targets in Syria

Israel has launched three rounds of strikes in Syria over the past ten days.

Palestinian media organisations boycott Facebook over censorship

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Palestinian media organisations boycott Facebook over censorship

Dozens of Palestinian media organisations have held a temporary boycott of Facebook in protest at the social networking giant's censorship of ...

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US flies two B-52 bombers to Middle East

Concerned that an attack could occur on the anniversary of Soleimani’s death, the US sends two B-52 bombers to the Arabian peninsula in a show ...

Iraq issues arrest warrant for Trump over Soleimani killing

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Iraq issues arrest warrant for Trump over Soleimani killing

A judge in Baghdad's investigative court has issued an arrest warrant for Trump over the killing of Soleimani, which took place in Baghdad.

Soleimani video game set for release as Iran mourns

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Soleimani video game set for release as Iran mourns

First-person shooter game 'General in the Shadows' is set at the 2014 siege of Amerli in Iraq.

Iran general hints Soleimani could be avenged 'inside America

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Iran general hints Soleimani could be avenged 'inside America

Authorities in the United States said a threat has been made by unknown perpetrators to avenge the killing of Iranian Commander Qasem Soleimani.

Palestinians in Jerusalem face a struggle for survival

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Palestinians in Jerusalem face a struggle for survival

In-depth: Settler groups are engaged in a house-by-house struggle for Jerusalem, using Israel's legal system to take over Palestinian homes.

Sofia Nitti

A year after Soleimani's killing, tensions simmer in Iraq

In-depth: Iran has promised to avenge Soleimani's killing, but the proliferation of more independent armed militias in Iraq could be an even greater threat to stability.

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Baghdad procession marks anniversary of Iran general's death

Mourners marched on the road towards Baghdad airport, with the scene of the bombing that killed Qassem Soleimani and Abu Mahdi al-Muhandis ...

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British-Iranian crooner pays tribute to Soleimani with English-language ballad

The "world has become a total mess" since the killing of Qasem Soleimani last year, singer Hassan Tavakoli opines in the song.

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Iran chooses Lebanon, Syria as Soleimani legal representatives

Lebanon, Syria and Iraq are among the countries chosen to represent Iran through international legal channels.

Iranian prosecutor says UK firm assisted in Soleimani assassination

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Iranian prosecutor says UK firm assisted in Soleimani assassination

A top Tehran prosecutor says more than 2,000 'international documents' could support legal action against the London-based security firm

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Iran commander vows revenge as Soleimani killing anniversary looms

Retaliation could even come from 'inside your own house', Quds Force chief Esmail Ghaani warned the US.

Rouhani says Trump will be 'ousted from life'

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Rouhani says Trump will be 'ousted from life'

Iran is marking the first anniversary of the assassination of its top military commander, General Qasem Soleimani.

Iran honours Soleimani, killed a year ago by US

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Iran honours Soleimani, killed a year ago by US

Iran is mourning the first anniversary of the death of military commander Qasem Soleimani.

US bomber mission over Gulf cautions Iran

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US bomber mission over Gulf cautions Iran

America flew bombers over the Gulf in an effort to warn Iran against attacking the US.

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