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A letter posted online by the country's information minister marks Eritrea's first explicit admission of its role in the war in Ethiopia's northern Tigray region.

"Together, our governments will support the government of Iraq's investigation into the attacks to ensure that those responsible will be held accountable."

UN says aid situation worsening in Tigray

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UN says aid situation worsening in Tigray

The UN's aid chief warned the humanitarian crisis in Ethiopia's conflict-hit Tigray region is worsening, where people are now dying of hunger.

Biden evokes son during speech explaining withdrawal from Afghanistan

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Biden evokes son during speech explaining withdrawal from Afghanistan

US President Joe Biden spoke about his late son Beau during a speech laying out his reasons to withdraw troops from Afghanistan.

Increase in Afghanistan civilian deaths in compared to 2020

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Increase in Afghanistan civilian deaths in compared to 2020

There has been a sharp increase in civilian deaths in Afghanistan compared to numbers in 2020, UNAMA found. It comes as Biden revealed his ...

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Drone attack targets Iraq's Erbil airport in 'grand escalation'

The use of a drone marks an unprecedented escalation of the arms used to target US soldiers based in Erbil.

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Biden: 'time to end' Afghanistan war with total pullout

US President Joe Biden is naming September 11 as the deadline by which the last US soldiers will have finally departed Afghanistan.

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Syrian regime soldiers killed in attacks in Daraa, Idlib

Two Syrian regime soldiers were killed in an attack in the southern province of Daraa, while opposition forces ambushed a regime ...

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Iraqi-Kurds dismiss reports of 'attack on Israeli Mossad'

Kurdish authorities in northern Iraq have denied reports of an Israeli intelligence foothold in the region.

UK blocks bid to limit prosecution period for <em>soldiers</em>

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UK blocks bid to limit prosecution period for soldiers

Former NATO Secretary George Robertson said the bill would have 'undermined some of the most basic legal standards for which this nation was ...

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Israel shocked by self-immolation of traumatised ex-soldier

Israeli leaders have expressed shock and consternation over the self-immolation of a former soldier who was suffering as a result of the 2014 ...

Israel prevents Al-Aqsa call to prayer as Ramadan begins

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Israel prevents Al-Aqsa call to prayer as Ramadan begins

Palestinian presidential spokesman Nabil Abu Rudeineh called for the international community to take 'serious action' after Israeli forces ...

'Humiliated' Israeli ex-soldier self-immolates outside defence ministry rehabilitation office

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'Humiliated' Israeli ex-soldier self-immolates outside defence ministry rehabilitation office

Itzik Saidian had complained at a lack of care from Israel's defence ministry after his departure from the army.

British-Palestinian filmmaker Farah Nabulsi's wins BAFTA for 'The Present'

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British-Palestinian filmmaker Farah Nabulsi's wins BAFTA for 'The Present'

A British-Palestinian filmmaker won a prestigious award for her short film, 'The Present'.

Palestinian teenager lost an eye due to 'Israeli bullet'

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Palestinian teenager lost an eye due to 'Israeli bullet'

A 14-year-old Palestinian child lost an eye after being shot in the eye with a 'sponge-tipped bullet' by an Israeli soldier.

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Morocco reportedly used a drone in Western Sahara

Morocco is accused of having killed a senior Western Sahara independence fighter through the use of a drone.

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Jihadist suicide bomber kills six at Somali cafe: police

An Al-Shabaab suicide bomber killed seven civilians in an attack outside a cafe in the Somali town of Baido, 250 kilometres northwest of the ...

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Pentagon chief to visit Israel amid Iran talks

The visit of the highest ranked member of the Biden administration to Israel comes as Washington tries to return to Iran's nuclear deal, a deal ...

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Saudi executes three soldiers for 'high treason'

Riyadh's defence ministry named the three soldiers as Mohammed bin Ahmed, Shaher bin Issa and Hamoud bin Ibrahim without identifying ...

Dozens killed as fighting intensifies in Yemen's Marib

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Dozens killed as fighting intensifies in Yemen's Marib

A pro-government source said Houthi rebels seized some territory in the fighting northwest of Marib and that 22 government soldiers had ...

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Hamas says Israel’s snub of ICC 'no surprise’

Basim Naem has said that Israel’s dismissal of the ICC probe is no surprise, but also expressed hope.

Syria responds to 'Israeli aggression': state media

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Syria responds to 'Israeli aggression': state media

Syrian state media reported Damascus responded to "Israeli aggression".

Egyptian delegation arrives in Gaza for prisoner swap talks

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Egyptian delegation arrives in Gaza for prisoner swap talks

A senior Egyptian intelligence delegation has arrived in the Gaza Strip to negotiate with Hamas regarding a potential prisoner swap with Israel.

Oil spill off Israel reaches south Lebanese beaches

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Oil spill off Israel reaches south Lebanese beaches

The Lebanon Diving Center detail their efforts on cleaning up South Lebanon's tainted shoreline following a massive oil spill off the coast of ...

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