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Video footage has surfaced showing two Irish MEPs visiting a headquarters of the Iraqi Popular Mobilisation Forces militia, which has committed human rights abuses before, and praising the group.

Despite the country's oil wealth, the promise of a booming future has remained beyond grasp for most, especially those now coming of age.

Ex-NATO commander suggests extending <em>US</em> presence <em>in</em> Afghanistan

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Ex-NATO commander suggests extending US presence in Afghanistan

NATO's former top commander has suggested a six-month extension to the US presence in Afghanistan as the 1 May withdrawal deadline looms.

Human Rights Watch slams Chad over 'ruthless pre-election crackdown'

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Human Rights Watch slams Chad over 'ruthless pre-election crackdown'

Human Rights Watch has slammed Chad over its treatment of dissenters as its president, Idriss Deby Itno, seeks a sixth term in office.

<em>US</em> agrees to move 'remaining combat <em>troops</em>' from <em>Iraq</em>

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US agrees to move 'remaining combat troops' from Iraq

The US agreed to remove all remaining combat forces from Iraq.

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Jordan king to address nation on palace turmoil

After the dramatic events involving Prince Hamzah, the king of Jordan has announced that he will make an address.

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US-Iraqi strategic dialogue begins amid pro-Iran militia threats

Pro-Iran Iraqi militias issued a statement threatening to resume attacks on US troops.

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Battle for Marib key to Iran, US tension

The city of Marib has been facing an assault by Iran-back Houthi rebels and Saudi airstrikes that are trying to push back the advancing forces.

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Iran prosecutor says 10 indicted for Ukraine plane shootdown

Ten officials in Iran have been indicted over the Ukrainian passenger plane tragedy, however Iran released a report absolving armed ...

Jordan's Abdullah turns to family mediation on palace turmoil

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Jordan's Abdullah turns to family mediation on palace turmoil

Jordan's King Abdullah II agreed to enter mediation to heal a rift within the royal family, the palace said, after his half-brother Prince ...

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Two rockets hit near Iraq airbase hosting US soldiers

Two rockets hit in near proximity of an Iraqi airbase, injuring two American soldiers and one Iraqi civilian.

Key dates <em>in</em> Jordan's history

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Key dates in Jordan's history

Since its independence in 1946, Jordan has been through major events that defined its History.

<em>US</em> lifts Trump sanctions on Hague prosecutor, seeking cooperation

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US lifts Trump sanctions on Hague prosecutor, seeking cooperation

The US will lift sanctions on ICC prosecutor Fatou Bensouda, previously imposed by the Trump administration.

<em>US</em> couple arrested over plan to join IS

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US couple arrested over plan to join IS

James Bradley, 20, of New York and Arwa Muthana, 29, from Alabama were stopped on Wednesday as they stepped onto the gangplank of a cargo ship ...

Gamers slam 'dehumanising' Fallujah battle video game trailer

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Gamers slam 'dehumanising' Fallujah battle video game trailer

A first-person shooter game depicting one of the US' most bloody battles of the Iraq War is set for release later this year.

Hakim Charles Khatib

What's next for Syria under the Biden administration?

Analysis: Washington is still weighing up its approach to Syria, but the power balance that Russia, Turkey and Iran have built will not be easy to change.

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US, Iraq to hold talks over American troop presence

Iraqi officials confirmed they had sent a formal request to Biden's administration for a date to resume strategic talks on bilateral relations ...

Hannah Wallace

Will Biden's Afghanistan peace plan succeed?

Analysis: The US president's Afghanistan peace deal may alienate the very people it aims to bring together, the Afghan government and ...

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Iran report on downed Ukrainian jet absolves armed forces

Iran released a report on the Ukrainian passenger jet it shot down killing 176 people, which absolves the armed forces.

Assassination campaign targets intellectuals <em>in</em> Afghanistan

Charlie Faulkner and Rick Findler

Assassination campaign targets intellectuals in Afghanistan

An increasing threat against judges, journalists, intellectuals and human rights defenders has generated a powerful climate of fear among the ...

Samuel Ramani

Rising Iran-Turkey tensions in Iraq and Russia's dilemma

Analysis: While the extent and duration of Turkey's anticipated military intervention in Sinjar is unclear, Russia is watching the ...

12,300 Sinai buildings razed by Egypt army: HRW

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12,300 Sinai buildings razed by Egypt army: HRW

Human Rights Watch have razed thousands of buildings in the Sinai Peninsula, actions that could amount to war crimes.

<em>Iraq</em> spy agency blasts militia leader for UAE claims

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Iraq spy agency blasts militia leader for UAE claims

Qais Al-Khazali, the head of the Iran-backed Asaib Ahl Al-Haq, claimed the movement of 300 Iraqi intelligence officers to the country's border ...

7 rockets target <em>Iraq</em> base housing <em>US</em> <em>troops</em>

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7 rockets target Iraq base housing US troops

Seven rockets targeted an Iraqi airbase housing US troops north of Baghdad, a security source said, the latest in a ...

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