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The health directorate for Syria's rebel-held northwest said it expected to receive 120,000 doses of the AstraZeneca vaccine by next month.

Yemen journalist Adel Al-Hasani was arrested in September and has reportedly been tortured and mistreated by forces loyal to the UAE.

Victims sue Saudi for attack at Florida military base

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Victims sue Saudi for attack at Florida military base

Victims and their families claim that Riyadh knew Mohammed Saeed Alshamrani, a Saudi air officer, had been radicalised but failed to act.

Sudan floats currency, part of measures to overhaul economy

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Sudan floats currency, part of measures to overhaul economy

The move was a key demand by the International Monetary Fund.

Pentagon chief urges immediate reduction in Taliban violence

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Pentagon chief urges immediate reduction in Taliban violence

US Defence Secretary Lloyd Austin said Afghanistan's peace process depends on the Taliban reducing attacks.

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Ending the forever war in Afghanistan

Comment: If the Biden administration is to avoid a new spiral of violence after a US withdrawal from Afghanistan, it must first determine what will come after, writes Carl Bildt.

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Houthis accuse Yemen government of fighting alongside IS

It is not the first time the Houthis have claimed they are fighting against IS and Al Qaeda, alongside the Yemeni government.

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IS claims killing of 4 Tunisia soldiers, beheading: SITE

IS claimed responsibility for the February 3 killing of four soldiers in a rugged region of central Tunisia.

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Taliban 'clearly' behind violence in Afghanistan: US

The commander of US forces in the Middle East said the Taliban are "clearly" responsible for violence in Afghanistan.

NATO chief urges peace talks

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NATO chief urges peace talks

Jens Stoltenberg has called for further peace talks between the Taliban and Afghan government.

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NATO holds post-Trump talks as Afghanistan decision looms

NATO defence ministers held their first talks since US President Joe Biden took office, with the future of the organisation's 9,600-strong ...

Syria hardliners release American held in Idlib: monitor

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Syria hardliners release American held in Idlib: monitor

Bilal Abdul Kareem has been released by Hayat Tahrir al-Sham after being held for six months.

NATO eyes post-Trump reset as Afghanistan call looms

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NATO eyes post-Trump reset as Afghanistan call looms

NATO defence ministers meet for their first talks since US President Joe Biden took over from Donald Trump.

France maintains Sahel force to 'decapitate' <em>Al</em>-<em>Qaeda</em> groups

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France maintains Sahel force to 'decapitate' Al-Qaeda groups

Macron pledged to keep French troops in the Sahel region of western Africa, to help to "decapitate" Al-Qaeda-linked insurgent ...

How should Turkey's military presence in Syria be assessed?

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How should Turkey's military presence in Syria be assessed?

Analysis: Has Ankara's role in northern Syria made any positive impact, or will it ultimately be counterproductive?

Brooke Anderson

Can Biden fulfil Obama's promise of closing Guantanamo Bay?

In-depth: The Biden administration has launched a formal review of the military prison camp, a controversial symbol of the excesses of America's 'war on terror'.

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US Capitol riot probe planned, Trump's legal woes mount

Most Republicans in the US Senate voted to acquit Donald Trump in last week's impeachment trial, but the former president's woes are far from ...

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Taliban warn Nato to continue troop withdrawal in Afghanistan

The Taliban warned NATO against seeking a "continuation of war", as the alliance weighs a planned withdrawal from Afghanistan.

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France meets Sahel leaders as it mulls troop drawdown

France and five allies meet next week to discuss the Sahel's jihadist insurgency.

Biden aides “attempt to shut down” Guantanamo prison

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Biden aides “attempt to shut down” Guantanamo prison

This revives efforts undertaken by Barack Obama’s administration to close the high-security prison, referred to as “a stain on America’s global ...

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Somali opposition leaders 'no longer recognise president'

The nation was supposed to choose the next president on February 8 but the deadline was missed as the central government and federal states ...

Koch ads urge Biden to withdraw troops from Afghanistan

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Koch ads urge Biden to withdraw troops from Afghanistan

The seven-figure ad campaign comes as the Biden administration reviews a US-Taliban peace agreement.

US shakes Yemen policy, but long road to peace

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US shakes Yemen policy, but long road to peace

Biden's decisions last week mark a reversal of policies by his predecessor Donald Trump, a staunch backer of Saudi Arabia and a fierce opponent ...

Coronavirus pandemic increases risk of IS resurgence: UN

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Coronavirus pandemic increases risk of IS resurgence: UN

The UN report says IS could seek to “end its marginalisation from the news” with a new wave of violence.

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