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

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

Israeli company signs unapproved deal with Chinese state-owned business

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Israeli company signs unapproved deal with Chinese state-owned business

Israel requires businesses to refer any deals that might affect vital infrastructure. It seems one company might not have got that memo.

What's next for Syria under the Biden administration?

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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 ...

Blinken pushes Turkey over Russian missiles

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Blinken pushes Turkey over Russian missiles

Washington's Secretary of State has pressed his Turkish counterpart over Ankara's purchase of the advanced S-400 air defence ...

Paul Iddon

Will Biden really curb arms sales to Saudi Arabia?

Analysis: The US is mulling limiting any future arms deals with Saudi Arabia to 'defensive' weapons. This has been tried before.

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Saudi coalition strikes advancing Yemen rebels

Air strikes were launched by the Saudi-led coalition in order to support the pro-government forces against the Houthi rebel advance on ...

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Kurdish fighters, pro-Turkey rebels clash in north Syria

Violent clashes have erupted near the Kurdish-held town of Ain Issa in northern Syria between Kurdish-led and pro-Ankara fighters.

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Saudi coalition strikes advancing Yemen rebels

The move came after a drone strike sparked a fire at a Riyadh oil refinery Friday.

Houthis claim drone attack on Saudi Arabia's Aramco

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Houthis claim drone attack on Saudi Arabia's Aramco

The Houthis have claimed a drone attack on an Aramco oil refinery in the Saudi city of Riyadh

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Erdogan chastises Biden for 'killer' Putin comment

'Mr Biden's comment about Putin does not suit a head of state,' said Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.

Afghan president replaces security ministers in surprise shake-up

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Afghan president replaces security ministers in surprise shake-up

In a surprise announcement, Ashraf Ghani dismissed two leading ministers charged with the country's faltering security

Houthis advance on Yemen's Marib after taking mountain: government

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Houthis advance on Yemen's Marib after taking mountain: government

Houthis have made major advances on Marib amid hours of clashes, Yemen's government said on Friday.

Iran report on downed Ukrainian jet absolves armed forces

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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.

Iron Dome now intercepts drones, missiles at same time

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Iron Dome now intercepts drones, missiles at same time

Israel announced changes to its "Iron Dome" defence shield, rendering it capable of intercepting drones, missiles and rockets ...

Thomas O. Falk

Russia's history of bombing civilian infrastructure in Syria

In-depth: While attempting to settle a dispute with Armenia over the effectiveness of its weapons, Russia inadvertently confirmed longstanding allegations that it deliberately bombs civilian targets in Syria.

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Greece, Turkey, meet for fresh talks on maritime dispute

NATO members Greece and Turkey meet in Athens Tuesday to try once more to settle their standoff over eastern Mediterranean borders and energy ...

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Syrian missile strike injures civilians in Turkish-rebel controlled area

Turkey's defence ministry and a monitoring group said that a missile strike wounded several civilians in northern Syria

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Turkey's military heads join naval drills off Aegean

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan vowed Saturday that Turkey would not give up on its rights in the eastern Mediterranean.

Syria intercepts Israeli missiles over Damascus: state media

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Syria intercepts Israeli missiles over Damascus: state media

Syrian air defences intercepted Israeli missiles over Damascus on Sunday, Syrian regime news agency SANA said.

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Russia releases video showing it bombed hospital in Aleppo

Moscow has often denied its role in hitting civilian areas in Syria's civil war, but the video inadvertently shows it bombed a hospital

Syria slams deadly US <em>air</em> strike on Iran-backed militias

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Syria slams deadly US air strike on Iran-backed militias

Syria criticised a deadly US air strike on Iran-backed militias as a bad omen from President Joe Biden's administration.

Were Biden's warnings to Sisi just empty threats?

Horriya Marzouk

Were Biden's warnings to Sisi just empty threats?

In-depth: A $200 million arms deal with Cairo has led many to question the seriousness of Biden's vow to take a tougher stance on human rights ...

Paris raps Pakistan over Alvi remarks on French Muslims

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Paris raps Pakistan over Alvi remarks on French Muslims

Paris summoned Islamabad's envoy after President Arif Alvi said a controversial anti-extremism bill in France showed laws "being changed in ...

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