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The Netherlands is preparing a case against Syria's government over human rights violations at the UN's highest court.

Iran-backed militias will feel emboldened by a reduction of capable enemies on their doorstep, and could seek to expand their power and influence even further.

Kabul US Embassy warns of extremist attacks against women

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Kabul US Embassy warns of extremist attacks against women

The US warning comes as the Taliban and government-appointed negotiators are sitting together for the first time to try to find a peaceful end to decades of war.

Trump 'wanted to kill Assad' after <em>Syria</em> chemical attack

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Trump 'wanted to kill Assad' after Syria chemical attack

Trump had earlier denied reports that he planned to assassinate the Syrian leader.

Hezbollah pondering withdrawal from <em>Syria</em>, Lebanese political ally reveals

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Hezbollah pondering withdrawal from Syria, Lebanese political ally reveals

Iran-backed Hezbollah may pull deployed in Syria, the FPM leader said.

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Suspected Israeli strikes kill 10 pro-Iran fighters in Syria

At least 10 mostly Iraqi fighters were killed in suspected air strikes in Syria, a monitor said on Monday.

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Red Crescent worker killed in Syria attack

An attack on a vehicle belonging to the Red Crescent killed a staff member and injured another in northern Syria on Monday.

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Israel fires missiles at targets near Syria's Aleppo

Reports of Israeli attacks on Aleppo, the country’s second-largest city, located north of Syria and close to the Turkish border, are ...

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HRW calls on YouTube to preserve war crimes evidence

Human Rights Watch is calling for the retrieval of war crimes evidence that have been removed from social media.

Arab League ignores Palestinian call for UAE normalisation rebuke

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Arab League ignores Palestinian call for UAE normalisation rebuke

The Arab League accused Iran and Turkey of interfering in the affairs of Arab countries.

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US confirms planned troop withdrawal from Iraq

The US is planning scaling down its military presence in Iraq and Afghanistan.

US 'War on Terror' displaced 37 million people: <em>report</em>

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US 'War on Terror' displaced 37 million people: report

The humanitarian cost of the US' War on Terror has been huge, a new report has claimed, although its figures have been disputed by some.

Experts: Libya rivals UAE, Russia, Turkey violate UN embargo

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Experts: Libya rivals UAE, Russia, Turkey violate UN embargo

The new report follows a warning last week from the top UN official for Libya that the oil-rich country is at 'a decisive turning ...

Iran hosts second Indian minister in a week

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Iran hosts second Indian minister in a week

Two Indian ministers visited Tehran this week, authorities confirmed.

Over 200 UN staff in <em>Syria</em> 'infected with coronavirus'

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Over 200 UN staff in Syria 'infected with coronavirus'

The United Nations reported over 200 of its staff in Syria tested positive for Covid-19 amid the country's spike in virus cases, ...

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US wants Iran, not Russia, to leave Syria: report

Despite expanding its military presence in Syria and the Middle East, Moscow is not facing US retribution for its support of the Assad regime.

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Hezbollah, Hamas chiefs meet to discuss UAE-Israel normalisation

Hassan Nasrallah, head of the Iran-backed Shia Hezbollah movement, was pictured meeting Ismail Haniyeh, who heads the political bureau of Hamas, ...

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New Iranian game promises 'revenge' for US Soleimani killing

A new app game developed in Iran promises players revenge against the death of General Qasem Soleimani.

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Russia 'significantly bolstered support' for Wagner Group in Libya

In January, Russian President Vladmir Putin said that Russians in Libya were neither paid for nor represented by his government.

US: Turkey-sent Syrian fighters generate backlash in Libya

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US: Turkey-sent Syrian fighters generate backlash in Libya

The US Defence Department alleges Turkey sent around 5,000 Syrian mercenaries to fight alongside the UN-backed government in Libya.

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Where does STL verdict leave Lebanon's search for accountability?

Comment: Establishing the truth behind Hariri's killing and a string of other assassinations is an important step towards reconciliation, as ...

<em>Syria</em> targets Israeli missiles near Damascus

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Syria targets Israeli missiles near Damascus

Syria air defences targeted Israeli missiles south of the capital Damascus on Monday, Syrian regime news agency SANA said.

WFP warns 2.2 million more Syrians risk hunger

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WFP warns 2.2 million more Syrians risk hunger

The World Food Programme on Monday warned more than 2 million Syrians risk joining the fast swelling ranks of the hungry and poor in the ...

Nasrallah reveals Hezbollah rejected US 'money and power' deal

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Nasrallah reveals Hezbollah rejected US 'money and power' deal

The United States allegedly approached Hezbollah and offered it money and power, the group's leader said on Saturday.

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