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Mohammad Javad Zarif hosted Iraq's Fuad Hussein in Tehran, where they discussed several issues including the killing of Iranian general Qassem Soleimani.

Indian and Pakistan traded barbed rebuttals in the assembly hall Friday night.

7 dead in botched Egypt prison break

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7 dead in botched Egypt prison break

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

Britain unveils law to protect soldiers from prosecutions

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Britain unveils law to protect soldiers from prosecutions

The British government unveiled plans to provide "stronger legal protections" for military personnel and veterans who could ...

Helicopter carrying 'Russian mercenaries' crashes in Libya

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Helicopter carrying 'Russian mercenaries' crashes in Libya

The fate of four Russian soldiers, assumed to be Wagner mercenaries, remains unconfirmed following a crash in central Libya.

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Afghan government airstrikes kill 24 civilians: witnesses

The airstrikes come as Taliban and government-appointed negotiators are meeting for the first time in Qatar to discuss the future of Afghanistan.

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What's powering France's amoral alliance with UAE?

Comment: Paris has kept its extensive collaboration with the Emiratis curiously quiet. The 2019 revelations on UAE's shadowy behaviour in Yemeni ...

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Dozens killed in fighting as Afghan peace talks continue

Negotiators from both sides are currently meeting in Qatar but fighting has continued at home in the Nangarhar province.

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US: Helicopter makes emergency landing in Syria, no injuries

A US-led coalition helicopter made an emergency landing on Tuesday morning.

<em>US</em> to cut troops in Iraq to 3,000: <em>military</em>

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US to cut troops in Iraq to 3,000: military

General Kenneth McKenzie said the decision was 'due to our confidence in the Iraqi Security Forces' increased ability'.

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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 point'.

Stop using Islam as the yardstick for white terrorism

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Stop using Islam as the yardstick for white terrorism

Comment: On her show, TV host Joy Reid cast Islam and Muslims as the standard for radicalisation in the US, ignoring the country's own ...

Greece to boost <em>military</em> amid tension with neighbour Turkey

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Greece to boost military amid tension with neighbour Turkey

A tense stand-off with neighbouring Turkey has led to concerns of open conflict between the two NATO allies.

Fox News should fire veterans scandal reporter, Trump says

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Fox News should fire veterans scandal reporter, Trump says

President Trump has furiously defended himself in the wake allegations that he derided dead US soldiers, calling the reports 'fake ...

New Iranian game promises 'revenge' for <em>US</em> Soleimani killing

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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.

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US places sanctions on International Criminal Court prosecutor

'Today we take the next step, because the ICC continues to target Americans,' said Pompeo, announcing sanctions on Fatou Bensouda over the ...

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President Macron told Hezbollah MP 'prove you are Lebanese'

The French president reportedly met the Hezbollah official last month.

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Trump losing military support in election

Just 37.4 percent of active personnel in the US military support President Donald Trump's re-election, while 43.1 ...

Egypt army says 70 'militants' killed in North Sinai

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Egypt army says 70 'militants' killed in North Sinai

Egypt's army announced that more than 70 alleged militants have been killed in recent military operations in North Sinai.

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British soldier refuses to serve over Saudi arms sales

A British soldier under investigation by military police over a demonstration he attended against the war in Yemen spoke to The New ...

Libyans protest corruption, living conditions for third day

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Libyans protest corruption, living conditions for third day

Voicing anger at extended shortages of power, water and fuel in the oil-rich North African country, the demonstrators marched through the ...

UN in Libya urges probe after violence at protest

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UN in Libya urges probe after violence at protest

The UN urged Libyan authorities to launch a probe into violence that took place against protesters on Sunday.

Iran reveals new missile named after 'martyr Qasem Soleimani'

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Iran reveals new missile named after 'martyr Qasem Soleimani'

Iran has unveiled a new surface-to-surface missiles, amid continued tensions with Gulf states.

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