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Prime Minister Mustafa Al-Kadhimi praised the readiness of Iraqi forces to assume the anti-IS combat role when coalition troops leave.

The rebels see Marib as a strategic prize that will give them more bargaining power in peace talks that Washington says must begin soon.

Israel strikes Gaza after rocket attack

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Israel strikes Gaza after rocket attack

The strikes hit two Hamas "training sites" in southern Gaza and another target in central Gaza, witnesses and security sources said.

Iran starts enriching uranium to highest level ever

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Iran starts enriching uranium to highest level ever

While 60% is higher than any level Iran previously enriched uranium, it is still lower than weapons-grade levels of 90%.

US Democrats question Biden $23 billion UAE arms sale

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US Democrats question Biden $23 billion UAE arms sale

An arms sale, brokered by Trump, and approved by Biden, will be reviewed by the Foreign Affairs Committee, over concerns that weapons could be ...

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Houthi missile attack starts fire at Saudi university

Saudi Arabia said that a Houthi drone attack started a fire at a university in the southwestern city of Jizan, as the US warned its citizens against Saudi travel.

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Increase in Afghanistan civilian deaths in compared to 2020

There has been a sharp increase in civilian deaths in Afghanistan compared to numbers in 2020, UNAMA found. It comes as Biden revealed his ...

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Canada blocks arms exports to ally Turkey

Canada on Monday blocked military arms exports to NATO ally Turkey.

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70 dead as fighting intensifies in Yemen's Marib

The fighting between pro-government forces and Houthi rebels for the strategic city of Marib in Yeman has cost 70 lives in the last day.

'Accident' at Iran's Natanz nuclear plant after centrifuge activation

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'Accident' at Iran's Natanz nuclear plant after centrifuge activation

Natanz nuclear site in Iran, largely built underground to withstand enemy airstrikes, had an "incident" concerning its electrical ...

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Somalia's political deadlock: Why have elections been delayed?

Analysis: International pressure is growing on Somalia's leaders to hold elections but talks to end the political impasse have repeatedly ...

Protesters commemorate anniversary of Syrian regime Douma chemical massacre

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Protesters commemorate anniversary of Syrian regime Douma chemical massacre

Protesters in Idlib gathered to remember the victims of the 2018 chemical weapons attack on Douma that killed 39, and to demand accountability.

US agrees to move 'remaining combat troops' from Iraq

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US agrees to move 'remaining combat troops' from Iraq

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

The Iraq Report: Saddam-era laws used to silence dissent

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The Iraq Report: Saddam-era laws used to silence dissent

Iraq is using Baathist-era laws to indict critics, prompting anger that penal codes imposed by a dictatorial regime are being used to crush ...

Battle for Marib key to Iran, US tension

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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 ...

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US blocks Iraq militia websites following Baghdad parade

The US Department of Justice has blocked two websites belonging to the pro-Iran Iraqi militia Kataib Hezbollah, following a parade by an affiliated group through Baghdad.

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Turkey denies reports of deal to open Syria crossings

Turkish officials have denied reports in Russian media that an agreement was reached with Ankara to open crossings between regime and rebel held ...

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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 ...

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Russia asks Turkey to open three Syrian crossing points

Russia has asked Turkey to reopen three crossing points between regime-held and rebel-held areas in Syria, citing ‘humanitarian’ concerns.

UK, France, Germany FMs meet Blinken to discuss Yemen

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UK, France, Germany FMs meet Blinken to discuss Yemen

The top diplomats of the US, UK, France and Germany held their first in-person meeting together on Tuesday.

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Top Islamic State group leader killed in Egypt's Sinai

The high-ranking Wilayat Sinai figure was reportedly killed in a joint operation by the Egyptian military and local tribal forces.

Houthis 'firing missiles indiscriminately' in Yemen's Marib: rights group

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Houthis 'firing missiles indiscriminately' in Yemen's Marib: rights group

A statement by Human Rights Watch on Tuesday has warned that unlawful shelling in Marib has led to further displacement and worsened Yemen's ...

Iran joins Houthis in dismissing Saudi Yemen ceasefire proposal

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Iran joins Houthis in dismissing Saudi Yemen ceasefire proposal

Saudi Arabia is hoping for a ceasefire with the Houthis following a spate of attacks on the kingdom.

Saudi Arabia offers ceasefire plan to Yemen rebels

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Saudi Arabia offers ceasefire plan to Yemen rebels

Saudi Arabia has a plan to offer a ceasefire to Yemen's Houthi rebels despite continued tensions and attacks.

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