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A mass killing and an attack on Kurdish political headquarters suggest ethno-sectarian tensions are flaring again, with many questioning whether Iraq can resolve such disputes under its current system.

Israel said fighter jets and other aircraft struck a weapons manufacturing site and 'underground infrastructure' in Gaza.

<em>Rocket</em> <em>fire</em> from Gaza after Israel says tunnel found

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Rocket fire from Gaza after Israel says tunnel found

Air raid sirens sounded in southern Israel near the Gaza Strip, which is controlled by Islamist group Hamas.

Armenia, Azerbaijan trade accusations of breaking new truce

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Armenia, Azerbaijan trade accusations of breaking new truce

The ex-Soviet neighbours agreed to a new truce from midnight on Sunday, as international mediators push for a stop to three weeks of heavy ...

Azerbaijan says it's struck enemy targets Nagorno Karabakh

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Azerbaijan says it's struck enemy targets Nagorno Karabakh

The fighting has prompted concern in the region, with Iran condemning the confrontation.

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Missile kills 12 in Azerbaijan city, escalating Karabakh conflict

Search and rescue teams look through the rubble for survivors in the latest round of rocket fire.

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The Iraq Report: US troop withdrawal risks drone warfare

A drawdown of American diplomacy and the withdrawal of US land forces could instead herald enhanced military involvement in Iraq using air ...

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Iran's dilemma in Nagorno-Karabakh

Analysis: Sharing borders with Armenia and Azerbaijan, Iran is walking a geopolitical tightrope with the crisis.

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Azerbaijan strikes inside Armenia as Karabakh fighting widens

Azerbaijan conducted attacks inside Armenia as the conflict over Nagorno-Karabakh continues to escalate.

'So, so frightened': civilians shelter from Karabakh shelling

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'So, so frightened': civilians shelter from Karabakh shelling

Ceaseless shelling by Armenian and Azebaijani forces has forced civilians of Nagorno-Karabakh to flee or hide underground in basements, on ...

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Armenia, Azerbaijan say Nagorno-Karabakh truce fails to hold

Both sides have accused each other of breaking a ceasefire brokered by Russia.

Shelling, missile <em>fire</em> ahead of Nagorno-Karabakh ceasefire

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Shelling, missile fire ahead of Nagorno-Karabakh ceasefire

The region's ombudsman Artak Beglaryan said Azerbaijan had fired missiles on civilian areas of its main city Stepanakert, which has been under ...

Israel claims <em>rocket</em> fired from Gaza

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Israel claims rocket fired from Gaza

Palestinian militants in the Gaza Strip fired a rocket at Israel late Monday, the army said, without reporting any casualties.

Exhausted Armenians gather at Karabakh border after fleeing fighting

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Exhausted Armenians gather at Karabakh border after fleeing fighting

Families are fleeing Nagorno-Karabakh to the Armenian border town of Goris, as first step to reaching Yerevan, 350 kilometres to the northwest.

Azerbaijan's second largest city targeted in fighting with Armenia

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Azerbaijan's second largest city targeted in fighting with Armenia

Azerbaijan has said Armenia carried out a "massive missile attacks" on its second largest city, killing one civilian and wounding four others.

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Turkey condemns Armenian 'attacks on civilians' in Azerbaijan city

The fighting over Karabakh, which broke out into renewed fighting seven days ago, intensified on Sunday as Armenian and Azerbaijani forces exchanged rocket fire.

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Civilians killed in rocket fire near Baghdad airport

Three Iraqi children and two women from the same family were killed Monday when a rocket targeting Baghdad airport, where US troops are ...

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Libyans caught between fear of pandemic and scepticism

Without running water or electricity, instructions for Libyans to self-isolate bring their own set of problems.

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Arab leaders voice alarm at UN over Iran tensions

Arab leaders expressed their concerns in the virtual affair sessions of the General Assembly.

Afghan government airstrikes kill 24 civilians: witnesses

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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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Israeli jets bomb Gaza after Bahrain normalisation signing

Israeli jets have bombed Gaza Wednesday morning just hours after the normalisation deal with Bahrain.

Two wounded in Israel after rockets fired from Gaza

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Two wounded in Israel after rockets fired from Gaza

Rocket fired into Israel from Gaza on Tuesday injured at least two people.

Egypt brokers negotiations for Israel-Hamas prisoner swap

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Egypt brokers negotiations for Israel-Hamas prisoner swap

A delegation led by General Ahmed Abdel Khalek, Palestinian affairs chief in the Egyptian intelligence service, has shuttled between the two ...

Syria blames blackout on alleged 'terrorist' pipeline attack

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Syria blames blackout on alleged 'terrorist' pipeline attack

An attack on a gas pipeline near Damascus has been blamed for a nationwide blackout, state news agency reported on Monday.

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