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Israel shot down its own drone, thinking it had come from Lebanon.

A Lebanese man and his daughter have been shot dead in Tehran amid reports that the man was a Hezbollah activist.

Netanyahu warns Hezbollah after Israeli strike in Syria

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Netanyahu warns Hezbollah after Israeli strike in Syria

The Israeli military struck targets in Syria after it said militants tried to plant explosives in the Israeli-controlled Golan Heights.

Iraqi general who 'abandoned Mosul' released from jail

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Iraqi general who 'abandoned Mosul' released from jail

Iraqi General Mahdi Gharawi, who was accused of desertion and treason for allowing IS to take over Mosul in 2014, was released from prison to ...

US extends national emergency for Lebanon citing Hezbollah tensions

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US extends national emergency for Lebanon citing Hezbollah tensions

The growing power of Hezbollah constitutes an 'extraordinary threat to the national security and foreign policy of the United States', Trump ...

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Afghan talks back on track as new ceasefire agreed

The truce is only the third official respite in Afghanistan's conflict since the war started in 2001.

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Lebanon PM Diab accuses Israel of 'dangerous military escalation'

It comes after a reported cross-border clash between Hezbollah and Lebanon on Monday.

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Lebanon's Hezbollah denies involvement in Israel border clash

Clashes along the Israel-Lebanon border on Monday did not involve Hezbollah fighters, the Lebanese Shia group said.

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UN mission urges 'maximum restraint' after Lebanon-Israel border clashes

As tensions eased along the Israel-Lebanon border on Monday, the United Nations' peacekeeping force urged maximum restraint.

Israeli military 'in combat' with Hezbollah on Lebanon border

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Israeli military 'in combat' with Hezbollah on Lebanon border

Tensions have been on the rise after Israel killed a Hezbollah fighter in Syria last week.

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Despite tensions, Hezbollah says all-out war with Israel 'unlikely'

Tensions between Israel and Lebanese militant group Hezbollah have been mounting for weeks.

North Syria border town blast kills 8: Report

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North Syria border town blast kills 8: Report

The blast scorched market stalls and scattered produce in the town of Ras al-Ayn along the border with Turkey.

Israel violates Lebanese airspace 29 times in 48 hours

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Israel violates Lebanese airspace 29 times in 48 hours

Israel has not responded to the airspace violation claims.

Afghan government <em>airstrike</em> 'kills at least 14'

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Afghan government airstrike 'kills at least 14'

District elders and well wishers had arrived to welcome Ghulam Nabi, a Taliban fighter released as part of a prisoner exchange.

Israeli military on high-alert for potential Hezbollah attack

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Israeli military on high-alert for potential Hezbollah attack

Israel is reinforcing its northern border after the Lebanese group Hezbollah threatened to retaliate for an airstrike near Damascus ...

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Iran president calls Iraqi premier's visit 'turning point'

Iran will work to support 'stability and security in Iraq', President Rouhani said after meeting with the Iraqi premier.

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The Iraq Report: Coronavirus cases spiral out of control

While Iraq saw a relatively under-reported spread of Covid-19 in the first five months of 2020, June alone saw a 600 percent spike in infections.

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Russian planes 'strike Turkish-controlled city in northern Syria'

Suspected Russian warplanes have bombed the Turkish-controlled city of Al-Bab in northern Syria, one day after a roadside bomb targeted a joint ...

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Five children among dozen killed in Yemen air strike

At least 12 people were killed in an airstrike blamed by rebels on the Saudi-led coalition.

7 children, 2 women killed in Yemen air strike

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7 children, 2 women killed in Yemen air strike

Seven children and two women were killed in an air raid in northwest Yemen, a UN agency said Monday, as Riyadh said it intercepted missiles ...

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Dubai-based broadcaster uses gaming clip for 'Libya airstrike' footage

Activists close to the GNA believe that the strikes were carried out by Emirati Mirage 2000-9 fighter jets taking off from Egypt's Al-Barani ...

Iraq sets up border posts to 'prevent Turkish advance'

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Iraq sets up border posts to 'prevent Turkish advance'

Ankara has established at least a dozen posts inside Iraqi territory as part of a military campaign to rout members of the PKK.

Iraq launches operation against IS, anti-US militias in Baghdad

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Iraq launches operation against IS, anti-US militias in Baghdad

The Iraqi government has launched a new operation against IS militants in the north of Baghdad, which security sources say will also target ...

Afghan healthcare deliberately targeted, says UN

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Afghan healthcare deliberately targeted, says UN

The United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) said it had registered 12 such acts of violence between March 11 and May 23 against ...

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