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Syria has accused Israel of carrying out at least seven airstrikes in the past two months alone, believed to have targeted Iranian and proxy interests.

Despite faring relatively well compared to some countries, Israel is already preparing for a second wave in coronavirus cases.

Rocket hits near US embassy in Baghdad

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Rocket hits near US embassy in Baghdad

One rocket hit near the US embassy in Baghdad early Tuesday morning, security sources told AFP, the first to land in the high-security zone in weeks.

17 attacks on Libya health centres this year

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17 attacks on Libya health centres this year

Seventeen attacks against health facilities have been recorded in Libya since the start of this year.

Turkey threatens retaliatory attacks on Haftar's forces in Libya

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Turkey threatens retaliatory attacks on Haftar's forces in Libya

Forces loyal to rogue General Haftar have fired rockets near Turkey's diplomatic residences in Libya and the country's only airport ...

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Child among 4 killed in attack on Libya's capital

Eastern-based rogue General Khalifa Haftar's forces launched an attack on the capital Tripoli on Saturday, the internationally-recognised government said.

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Libya government warns of escalation after attacks near embassies

An attack late on Thursday killed at least three civilians and wounded four others near the Italian ambassador's residence in Tripoli.

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Rockets hit Libya's capital, killing 15: ministry

Libya's Government of National Accord accused forces loyal to strongman Khalifa Haftar of carrying out the attacks.

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Three people killed as Haftar targets Tripoli diplomatic quarter

Three people have been killed and four injured as Haftar’s forces targeted the Italian and Turkish ambassadors’ residences in Tripoli after ...

<em>Rockets</em> strike US facility near Baghdad Airport

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Rockets strike US facility near Baghdad Airport

Three rockets have struck a military complex used by US troops near Baghdad International Airport

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Israeli missiles target Syrian military and 'chemical research lab'

Israel has carried out hundreds of airstrikes in Syria during the war.

IS exploits virus, political crisis to boost Iraq attacks

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IS exploits virus, political crisis to boost Iraq attacks

Iraq declared IS defeated in late 2017 but sleeper cells have survived in remote northern and western areas, where security gaps mean the group ...

Hundreds of Idlib refugees return home for Ramadan

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Hundreds of Idlib refugees return home for Ramadan

About one million Syrians fled Idlib and its surrounding countryside after Russian-backed government forces stepped up a campaign to retake the ...

Libya's Sarraj denounces EU arms embargo monitoring operation

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Libya's Sarraj denounces EU arms embargo monitoring operation

The GNA leader said the EU's operation IRINI to clamp down on arms imports to Libya is not sufficiently monitoring airspace and borders in ...

Haftar supporters rally despite heavy losses in Libya offensive

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Haftar supporters rally despite heavy losses in Libya offensive

Despite suffering major setbacks in his campaign to capture Tripoli, Haftar presented a plan for drafting a constitution and holding elections, ...

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Syria regime pounds western Aleppo amid continued ceasefire violations

On Thursday, unidentified aircraft targeted munition belonging to Turkey-backed Syrian rebels positioned in the border city of Ras al-Ayn in Haskeh province, killing and wounding several.

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Khalifa Haftar's forces kill four civilians in Tripoli

General Haftar's forces have intensified fighting in the region despite calls for a ceasefire by the UN over coronavirus fears.

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Gunman shoots dead 6 Afghan workers at US base

The shooting in Afghanistan's capital killed nine people who were on their way home from an American military base.

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UN mission slams 'alarming' escalation of Libya violence

The United Nations said it was alarmed by an escalation of violence in Libya, after forces loyal to a unity government this week retook towns ...

Egypt reduces support to Libya's Haftar due to pandemic

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Egypt reduces support to Libya's Haftar due to pandemic

Rogue Libyan general Khalifa Haftar has lost multiple towns to government forces this month as Egypt and France reportedly withdraw support.

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Libyan government forces counterattack Haftar militias in Tripoli

GNA forces counterattacked Haftar militias after the rogue general rained rockets down on the capital of Tripoli on Tuesday.

Haftar takes 'revenge' on Libya's capital after losing towns

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Haftar takes 'revenge' on Libya's capital after losing towns

Following heavy losses on Monday, Khalifa Haftar's forces have rained rockets on Libya's capital.

Turkish forces storm protest camp on strategic Syrian highway

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Turkish forces storm protest camp on strategic Syrian highway

Turkish forces have stormed a protest camp aimed at preventing Russian forces patrolling on the strategic M4 highway.

US officials: Missile defence systems now operating in Iraq

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US officials: Missile defence systems now operating in Iraq

New air defence systems are being installed in Iraq to protect US forces and allies, officials say.

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