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A local dispute has morphed into broader fighting in West Darfur's capital, marking the worst outbreak of violence in the restive region since a peace agreement was signed in October.

“Yemenis are crowding into markets and shops to stockpile whatever they can afford. Families are terrified that no more food or other supplies will make it into the country.”

Five civilians killed in Algeria bomb blast: ministry

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Five civilians killed in Algeria bomb blast: ministry

Five civilians in eastern Algeria were killed by a homemade roadside bomb.

How a multiracial coalition powered Georgia's Democrats to victory

Brooke Anderson

How a multiracial coalition powered Georgia's Democrats to victory

In-depth: Georgia's different minority communities worked together to help tip the balance in Senate runoffs, ultimately shaping the trajectory ...

Israeli troops shoot and injure 22-year-old man in Hebron

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Israeli troops shoot and injure 22-year-old man in Hebron

The unnamed Palestinian man, 22, is being treated for moderate wounds to his leg after he was shot by Israeli soldiers.

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Yemen's Houthis defiant as US labels rebels 'terrorists'

Yemen's Houthis were defiant after Washington said it will designate the Iran-backed rebels as terrorists, a last-ditch move under President Donald Trump.

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Defying humanitarian warnings, Pompeo brands Yemen's Houthis as 'terrorists'

The US moved to designate Yemen's Houthis as a terror organisation on Sunday, in a last minute Trump administration move that will only be ...

Sofia Nitti

A year after Soleimani's killing, tensions simmer in Iraq

In-depth: Iran has promised to avenge Soleimani's killing, but the proliferation of more independent armed militias in Iraq could be an ...

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Iraqis chanting anti-US slogans mark year since Soleimani killing

Pro-Iranian supporters, many dressed in black, massed in Baghdad's central Tahrir Square to also condemn Iraqi Prime Minister Mustafa al-Kadhemi ...

Two Algerian soldiers killed in clash with jihadists: ministry

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Two Algerian soldiers killed in clash with jihadists: ministry

A clash between jihadists and Algerian soldiers left two troops dead on Saturday, authorities said.

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Israel says it hit 50 Syria targets in 2020

Israel's military says it hit 50 targets in Syria throughout 2020.

Russia warns Haftar against resuming Libya hostilities

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Russia warns Haftar against resuming Libya hostilities

Russia's foreign minister also pledged to aid Libya's Tripoli-based government.

Peacekeeping mission in Sudan's Darfur ends, stoking fears

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Peacekeeping mission in Sudan's Darfur ends, stoking fears

Sudan's United Nations-African Union peacekeeping mission in Darfur is set to end its 13-year operation on Thursday.

UN chief seeks monitors for Libya's fragile ceasefire

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UN chief seeks monitors for Libya's fragile ceasefire

In a letter to Security Council members, the secretary-general asked to set up a monitoring group.

Turkey's rise and Iran's decline in the South Caucasus

Fuad Shahbazov

Turkey's rise and Iran's decline in the South Caucasus

Analysis: With Turkey asserting its influence in the South Caucasus region during the conflict in Nagorno-Karabakh, Iran must now adapt to a new ...

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Gaza forces fire rockets to mark Israel conflict anniversary

The drills come days after Hamas accused Israel of launching strikes that damaged a children's hospital.

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Algeria seizes nearly $100,000 militants' ransom cash

The defence ministry said the cash was an "instalment of the ransom" paid out in a controversial October agreement.

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Russia to send reinforcements to Syria flashpoint region

It follows clashes between Turkish-backed Syrian fighters and Kurdish militias in northern Syria.

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In town brutalised by IS, Iraq tests its power

The Iraqi government is attempting to restore control over Sinjar, the Yazidi homeland previously controlled by a web of paramilitary ...

US deepens sanctions on Syria, targets Assad's in-laws

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US deepens sanctions on Syria, targets Assad's in-laws

The new sanctions target Syria's central bank, Bashar Assad's in-laws, and others.

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Rockets target US embassy in Iraq as tensions flare

A volley of rockets exploded near the US embassy in Baghdad, as tensions mount ahead of the anniversary of the US killing top Iranian general ...

Is the Arab Spring still relevant a decade later?

Amr Salahi

Is the Arab Spring still relevant a decade later?

In-depth: Ten years after the Arab Spring broke out, the hopes of protesters for democracy and social justice have failed to materialize, but ...

Obama's memoir and the Arab Spring

Horriya Marzouk

Obama's memoir and the Arab Spring

Barack Obama's recollection of his early White House years reopens the debate about the former US president's controversial Middle East policy.

Iraqi activist shot dead by masked gunmen in Baghdad

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Iraqi activist shot dead by masked gunmen in Baghdad

Salah al-Iraqi was well-known for his role in the rallies that erupted in Baghdad and the Shia-majority south last year, slamming the government ...

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