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A senior US intelligence official said the strikes, which reportedly killed 57 pro-Syrian regime fighters, targeted warehouses serving as a pipeline for components that support Iran's nuclear programme.

Iraqis chanting anti-US slogans mark year since Soleimani killing

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Iraqis chanting anti-US slogans mark year since Soleimani killing

Pro-Iranian supporters, many dressed in black, massed in Baghdad's central Tahrir Square to also condemn Iraqi Prime Minister Mustafa al-Kadhemi as a "coward" and an "agent of the Americans".

Saudi embassy attack 'mastermind' appointed to Iran judo federation

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Saudi embassy attack 'mastermind' appointed to Iran judo federation

Iranian media had named Shia cleirc Hassan Kordmihan as a 'mastermind' behind the attack on the Saudi embassy in 2016.

Iraqi refugee family is home at last

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Iraqi refugee family is home at last

From a first date that ended in bloody carnage in Baghdad, to finally entering their new home in The Netherlands, this is an epic tale of ...

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Controversial Israeli chief rabbi visits Dubai for school opening

Israeli Chief Rabbi Yitzhak Yosef has travelled to Dubai to open a Jewish nursery school, in the first ever visit by a sitting chief rabbi to an Arab country

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Couscous added to UNESCO list following Algeria, Morocco agreement

Couscous, a staple dish in both Algeria and Morocco has been given the UNESCO treatment

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New Dubai housing development to include synagogue

A synagogue and a kosher restaurant are to be included in a new housing development following a deal between an Israeli and Syrian ...

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Georgia's first Muslim senator reflects on America's political future

Sheikh Rahman was the first Muslim and Bangladeshi immigrant to be elected to Georgia's senate. Now his state could decide the direction of ...

Tunisian charged over fatal French church stabbings

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Tunisian charged over fatal French church stabbings

Police shot and seriously injured 21-year-old Tunisian national Brahum Aouissaoui, who was charged after his condition in hospital improved.

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Rita Ora flouts Covid-19 lockdown rules for Cairo gig

The 30-year-old singer flew by private jet to Cairo on November 21 to perform at an event, where Egyptian President Abdul Fattah al-Sisi was ...

France charges suspect in deadly 1982 Paris attack

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France charges suspect in deadly 1982 Paris attack

Walid Abdulrahman Abu Zayed was charged over a 1982 attack that was attributed to the Abu Nidal Organisation, which splintered from the militant ...

The soundtrack of the Arab uprisings in 10 songs

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The soundtrack of the Arab uprisings in 10 songs

Few of the pro-democracy protesters who took the Middle East by storm in 2011 had a flag to raise or leader to follow. But all had a song to ...

Refugees from Ethiopia conflict scratch a living in Sudan

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Refugees from Ethiopia conflict scratch a living in Sudan

Ethiopian refugees are restarting their lives in Sudan, saying 'they have nothing more to do' in their home country.

Al-Qaeda in North Africa appoints leader to replace Droukdel

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Al-Qaeda in North Africa appoints leader to replace Droukdel

Algerian Abu Obaida Yusuf al-Annabi was named as the head of Al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM).

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Fire erupts at Greek migrant camp on Samos

A fire at a Samos, an overcrowded migrant camp has destroyed tents.

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Cairo's 'City of the Dead' brought back to life

Since 2014, a series of projects financed by the European Union has changed the face of a small section of the sprawling necropolis.

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Trump supporters downcast but holding out until election 'certified'

In the parking lot of Jones Diner, the supporters of President Donald Trump aren't ready to accept a Joe Biden victory until the election ...

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Palestinian immigrant honoured for saving Vienna officer during attack

Osama Joda, a 23-year-old Muslim immigrant, was hailed as a hero for risking his life to save a police officer during a terror attack in Vienna.

Macron wavers on cartoon stance amid global backlash

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Macron wavers on cartoon stance amid global backlash

In an apparent bid to reach out to Muslims, Macron gave a long interview setting out his vision to Qatar-based TV channel Al-Jazeera, seeking to ...

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France seeks to uncover Nice attacker's links

French authorities are seeking to ascertain whether the young Tunisian man suspected of killing three people inside a Nice church had outside ...

2015 Mali attack was 'revenge' for Charlie Hebdo cartoons

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2015 Mali attack was 'revenge' for Charlie Hebdo cartoons

A Mauritanian jihadist told a trial that he had attacked a club in the capital Bamako in 2015, killing five people.

Saudi chain replaces Turkish burger with discounted 'Greek' patty

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Saudi chain replaces Turkish burger with discounted 'Greek' patty

As Saudi businesses move to boycott Turkish products, one Saudi fast food chain has decided to get petty over a patty.

Dubai goes kosher after Israel peace deal

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Dubai goes kosher after Israel peace deal

Restaurants and caterers in Dubai are rushing to prepare for what they hope will be a flood of Jewish visitors arriving on new direct flights.

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