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Egypt held military funerals Thursday for three policemen killed as they prevented four convicts on death row from staging a prison break.

HTS have used bomb-laden vehicles to target regime positions.

Donald Trump in new 'racist attack' against Ilhan Omar

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Donald Trump in new 'racist attack' against Ilhan Omar

The US president addressed a crowd of supporters during a campaign rally, where he accused Ilham Omar of trying to run the country.

Freed Taliban have returned to battlefield: top Afghan official

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Freed Taliban have returned to battlefield: top Afghan official

A top Afghan official said some of the Taliban prisoners who were released by the Afghan government as a condition for peace talks have resumed ...

US military strengthens deployment in Syria

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US military strengthens deployment in Syria

The US military deployed more war apparatus in the region following tensions with Russia.

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Syria drone strike kills top Tunisian jihadist

A drone strike believed to have been carried out by the United States in northwestern Syria.

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Doha talks could reshape Afghanistan, but peace not assured

US-backed talks between Afghanistan's government and the Taliban are major milestone in the 19-year conflict, but a peaceful outcome - or even a ...

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Will UAE-Israel deal draw Tel Aviv into Yemen's war?

Divided opinion over the normalisation deal risks complicating already tense relations among Yemen's political factions.

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Trump to announce US troop withdrawals from Iraq, Afghanistan

An announcement from the president is expected on Wednesday, according to an official.

Journalist found Mali jihadists' rules for women, trial hears

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Journalist found Mali jihadists' rules for women, trial hears

Dutch journalist Harald Doornbos testified to the ICC against alleged jihadist police chief Al Hassan Ag Abdoul Aziz Ag Mohamed Ag ...

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IS claims knife killing of Tunisian National Guard

In a statement, IS said its "fighters" had carried out the Tunisia attack.

Toppled Mali president flies to UAE for medical treatment

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Toppled Mali president flies to UAE for medical treatment

Mali's former president was toppled in a coup last month.

Tunisian officer stabbed to death, authorities kill 3 'terrorists'

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Tunisian officer stabbed to death, authorities kill 3 'terrorists'

The attack took place in the tourist district of the city of Sousse, where 38 people, most of them Britons, were killed in a 2015 beachside ...

Mali junta opens talks on power handover

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Mali junta opens talks on power handover

The talks in Bamako are being held under junta chief Assimi Goita but he was not present on Saturday, according to military sources.

Jihadists net $140 million from Burkina gold mine raids

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Jihadists net $140 million from Burkina gold mine raids

Millions of dollars worth of gold have been mined by jihadists in four years.

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Turkey, Pakistan, Al-Azhar condemn Charlie Hebdo's Mohammed cartoons

'The insistence on the criminal act to republish these offensive cartoons embeds hate speech further and inflames the emotions of faithful followers of religions,' Al-Azhar said after the cartoon's reappearance

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Trial opens over Charlie Hebdo attacks that stunned France

Fourteen people accused of aiding gunmen attack the offices of Charlie Hebdo and a Kosher supermarket went on trial under tight security, five ...

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Israel launches new airstrikes on southern Syria

Israel has launched hundreds of strikes in southern Syria.

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Northeast Syria families say Turkey cut their water

Repeated interruptions to Hasakeh's water supplies have put locals at greater risk of contacting the coronavirus.

Syria's Idlib region records first coronavirus death

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Syria's Idlib region records first coronavirus death

The three-million strong region has just recorded its first covid-19 related death.

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Syria Insight: Jolani's outreach campaign highlights HTS' many challenges

Idlib province has seen a rivalry between rival jihadist factions.

Iraq PM to meet Trump, US troops on agenda

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Iraq PM to meet Trump, US troops on agenda

The meeting comes amid a spate of attacks on American targets by pro-Iranian fighters.

Russia given green light to expand Syria airbase

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Russia given green light to expand Syria airbase

Russia has been given approval to expand its airbase in Latakia province.

US calls on Iraq to dismantle armed groups

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US calls on Iraq to dismantle armed groups

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has urged Iraq to take action against armed groups amid increasing attacks in the country.

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