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Thousands of mourners from Pakistan's minority Shia Hazara community protested the killing of miners in an attack claimed by the Islamic State group.

A clash between jihadists and Algerian soldiers left two troops dead on Saturday, authorities said.

IS claims Syria bus ambush that killed 37 soldiers

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IS claims Syria bus ambush that killed 37 soldiers

IS had attacked regime soldiers as they travelled home for holidays in the eastern province of Deir Ezzor, killing 37.

Far-right French politician proposes 'internment camps for radicalised Muslims'

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Far-right French politician proposes 'internment camps for radicalised Muslims'

The bill's author, Guillaume Peltier, is a former member of the far-right party National Front.

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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Al-Qaeda leader 'died one month ago', reports claim

Rumours on the death of Al-Qaeda chief Ayman Al-Zawahiri have been circulating online, with reports suggesting he died of natural causes one month ago.

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Yemen in Focus: UAE-backed STC 'violating rights in Socotra'

This week we focus on rights violations in Socotra, a US admission to civilian casualties and Yemen's at-risk heritage.

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More than 10 Somali soldiers killed in Al-Shabab ambush

At least 10 Somali soldiers have been killed in an attack by the Al-Qaeda-linked extremist group Al-Shabab near the town of Afgoye

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Israel recruiting Shin Bet officers to spy on Palestinian-Israelis

The Israeli military is allegedly recruiting former members of the Shin Bet to spy on Palestinian citizens of Israel.

Iran to declare Bahrain and UAE 'enemy states'

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Iran to declare Bahrain and UAE 'enemy states'

General Bagheri's comments escalate the rhetoric of Iranian officials, who warned Bahrain's deal made it a partner to Israel’s "crimes" and ...

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Campaigners to file UN complaint over Saudi prince's detention

The Geneva-based MENA Rights Group and the London-based ALQST are expected to file a complaint to the United Nations over the ...

Iraq launches operation against militias following Basra killings

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Iraq launches operation against militias following Basra killings

Iraqi security forces have launched a new operation in Basra against secretive militias responsible for recent killings of anti-corruption ...

Five killed after al-Shabaab attack on Somali hotel

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Five killed after al-Shabaab attack on Somali hotel

At least five people were killed in a gun and bomb attack by Al-Shabaab fighters on an upscale beachfront hotel in Somalia's capital, officials ...

US military investigating claim of Iraq-Kuwait border blast

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US military investigating claim of Iraq-Kuwait border blast

An alleged blast that rocked the Iraq-Kuwait border is being investigated by the US military.

20 dead in Afghan prison raid claimed by IS

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20 dead in Afghan prison raid claimed by IS

Fighting was raging one day after gunmen stormed the prison in the eastern city of Jalalabad.

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Iran president calls Iraqi premier's visit 'turning point'

Iran will work to support 'stability and security in Iraq', President Rouhani said after meeting with the Iraqi premier.

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Messages claiming Iran nuclear site fire deepen mystery

A released photo and video broadcast by Iranian state television of the site showed a two-story brick building with scorch marks and ...

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Satellite image: Iran blast was near suspected missile site

The blast shook homes, rattled windows and lit up the horizon early Friday in the Alborz Mountains.

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Pressure grows on MBS to release jailed Saudi prince

A $2 million US lobbying effort and petitions from European lawmakers are piling pressure on Saudi Arabia to release a philanthropist prince ...

Billionaire Saudi banking tycoon dead at 79, family says

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Billionaire Saudi banking tycoon dead at 79, family says

Saleh Abdullah Kamel, founder of the banking and real estate conglomerate Dallah Albaraka Group, died in a hospital at age 79.

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Car bomb kills nine Afghan intelligence officials

At least 40 other security personnel were wounded in the attack, with eight in critical condition.

US blames horrific Kabul maternity hospital attack on IS

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US blames horrific Kabul maternity hospital attack on IS

The United States has claimed the vicious attack on a maternity hospital in Kabul was perpetrated by Islamic State militants.

Violence flares in Afghanistan as funeral, hospital attacked

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Violence flares in Afghanistan as funeral, hospital attacked

The flare-up in violence comes as Afghanistan grapples with myriad crises including a rise in militant operations across the country and a surge ...

Egypt kills 18 suspected militants in Sinai raid

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Egypt kills 18 suspected militants in Sinai raid

At least 18 suspected militants were killed in North Sinai, authorities said on Sunday.

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