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US fighter jets dropped seven precision bombs in Syria, hitting seven targets including a crossing used by Iran-backed groups to move weapons across the border into Iraq.

Authorities in Tehran said a detailed response will be provided to address accusations by a UN expert over Tehran's accidental downing last year of a Ukrainian passenger jet.

UN expert says Iran lied in downing of airliner

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UN expert says Iran lied in downing of airliner

A UN official on Tuesday accused Iran of lying in its explanation of how it shot down a Ukrainian passenger jet near Tehran.

Moscow court upholds prison term for Kremlin critic Navalny

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Moscow court upholds prison term for Kremlin critic Navalny

A ruling to jail the Kremlin's most prominent opponent Alexei Navalny was upheld by a court in Russia on Saturday.

UAE dismantles Eritrea base

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UAE dismantles Eritrea base

A military base in Assab is being dismantled by the UAE as it winds down its involvement in the deadly war in Yemen.

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Russia rejects calls from Europe court to release Navalny

Moscow swiftly rejected a call by a European rights court to released jailed Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny on Wednesday.

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Western allies condemn Iraq rocket attack

A recent rocket attack in Kurdish Iraq has been condemned by numerous countries in a joint statement.

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US vows to help Iraq promote stability

The US is determined to prevent a resurgence of the Islamic State and create a stable atmosphere in Iraq.

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No Americans killed in Iraq rocket attack: US-led coalition

US Army Colonel Wayne Marotte did not provide further details about the citizenship of the killed contractor.

UN slams deadly Iraq rocket <em>attack</em> as 'reckless'

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UN slams deadly Iraq rocket attack as 'reckless'

Responding to the deadly rocket attack on Erbil, the UN's top representative in Iraq tweeted: "Such heinous, reckless acts pose grave ...

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Iraq rocket attack kills foreigner, wounds several US contractors

A volley of rockets targeting an airbase in Iraq's Kurdistan region killed a foreign civilian contractor and wounded five others and a US ...

Turkish sailors kidnapped off Nigeria return to Turkey

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Turkish sailors kidnapped off Nigeria return to Turkey

Turkish sailors kidnapped off Nigeria by pirates describe death threats and forest captivity following their release.

Dozens killed in overnight clashes in northern Yemen

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Dozens killed in overnight clashes in northern Yemen

The Iran-backed Houthi rebels launched an offensive to seize the northern city of Marib earlier this month.

Saudi Arabia foils new Houthi strike

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Saudi Arabia foils new Houthi strike

Saudi Arabia said it prevented a Houthi drone attack on a southern airport Saturday.

Yemen Houthis to leave US terror list Tuesday

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Yemen Houthis to leave US terror list Tuesday

The US designation of Yemen's Houthi rebels as a terrorist group will end Tuesday.

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Dozens dead as Houthi offensive in Yemen's north escalates

An attack in Yemen has killed dozens of Houthi fighters, as an offensive to seize Marib continues.

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Secret deal halts attacks on US's Baghdad embassy: reports

Prime Minister Mustafa Al-Kadhimi negotiated an agreement with Iran to stop missile attacks targeting the US embassy in Baghdad, intelligence ...

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Germany, Britain and France denounce attack on Saudi airport

Germany, France and the UK denounced an attack by Yemen's Houthi rebels on a Saudi Arabian airport.

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Saudi says Yemen rebel drone intercepted after Abha hit

Several drones attacked Abha's international airport in the kingdom's southwest on Wednesday prompting Washington to call for an end to ...

US urges Yemen's Houthis to end 'aggressive acts'

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US urges Yemen's Houthis to end 'aggressive acts'

The United States urged Yemen's Houthi rebels to halt all forms of aggression, just hours after a drone attack on Saudi Arabia's Abha ...

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Houthis claim responsibility for attack on Saudi airport

Yemen’s Houthi rebels have claimed responsibility for an attack on Abha International Airport which caused a civilian plane to ...

Houthi <em>attack</em> on Saudi <em>airport</em> 'leaves plane on fire'

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Houthi attack on Saudi airport 'leaves plane on fire'

A civilian plane has been engulfed in flames following a Houthi attack on Abha International Airport in southern Saudi Arabia, ...

Biden cancels Houthi terror designation, restoring Yemen aid

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Biden cancels Houthi terror designation, restoring Yemen aid

Joe Biden has cancelled Yemen's Houthi terror designation and restored critical humanitarian aid.

Missiles strike Baghdad <em>airport</em> amid new anti-IS operation

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Missiles strike Baghdad airport amid new anti-IS operation

No one claimed responsibility for the latest rocket attacks, but the US has blamed Iran-aligned militia factions for repeatedly targeting its ...

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