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A deadly bomb exploded near the entrance of the city of Ras al-Ayn in northeastern Syria.

An explosive device damaged the facade of the American Institute for English Learning in the holy city of Najaf in Iraq.

Explosion in Tehran province kills 1, damages buildings: media

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Explosion in Tehran province kills 1, damages buildings: media

The explosion at a battery workshop near Tehran is the latest in a series of fires and blasts to hit Iran in recent months.

Enigmatic Afghan Vice-President Saleh vows to keep fighting

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Enigmatic Afghan Vice-President Saleh vows to keep fighting

Afghanistan's Vice President Amrullah Saleh has vowed to 'keep fighting'

Three killed in restaurant suicide <em>bomb</em> attack in Somalia

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Three killed in restaurant suicide bomb attack in Somalia

Three people were killed and seven injured in a suicide bomb attack in the Somali capital Mogadishu on Wednesday.

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Afghanistan VP lightly wounded in deadly Kabul blast

The attack in the capital Kabul was quickly condemned as an attempt to frustrate the country's ongoing peace process.

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Tunisian officer stabbed to death, authorities kill 3 'terrorists'

The attack took place in the tourist district of the city of Sousse, where 38 people, most of them Britons, were killed in a 2015 beachside ...

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Explosion in western Iran injures more than 200

A truck carrying a chlorine gas canister exploded, injuring hundreds but killing none.

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Where does STL verdict leave Lebanon's search for accountability?

Comment: Establishing the truth behind Hariri's killing and a string of other assassinations is an important step towards reconciliation, as ...

President Macron told Hezbollah MP 'prove you are Lebanese'

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President Macron told Hezbollah MP 'prove you are Lebanese'

The French president reportedly met the Hezbollah official last month.

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'End of the world': Countdown to Beirut's devastating blast

More than 180 people were killed when an explosion rocked the Lebanese capital earlier this month, devastating much of the city and changing ...

UN-backed court to deliver verdicts in Hariri assassination

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UN-backed court to deliver verdicts in Hariri assassination

The verdicts were delayed by nearly two weeks as a mark of respect for victims of Beirut's devastating explosion.

Deadly Beirut <em>blast</em> prompts new exodus from Lebanon

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Deadly Beirut blast prompts new exodus from Lebanon

Following the deadly blast in Beirut that happened two weeks ago, many families are looking to leave Lebanon, saying they no longer ...

Five killed after al-Shabaab attack on Somali hotel

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Five killed after al-Shabaab attack on Somali hotel

At least five people were killed in a gun and bomb attack by Al-Shabaab fighters on an upscale beachfront hotel in Somalia's capital, ...

Five dead in attack on Mogadishu hotel: security official

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Five dead in attack on Mogadishu hotel: security official

At least five have been killed when gunmen stormed an upscale hotel in Mogadishu.

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Beirut blast conspiracy theories flood social media

Within hours of the Beirut mega-blast, conspiracy theories on what caused the disaster in the Lebanese capital spread like wildfire on social media.

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Beirut buries more of its dead as world mobilises

Top foreign diplomats kept streaming into traumatised Beirut to show solidarity as Lebanon continues to bury more of its dead.

Azhar Al-Rubaie

Beirut blast raises fears in Iraq of weapons stockpiles

In Iraq, where weapons are stored in urban centres and unexploded bombs litter border areas, fears of a catastrophe are acute.

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Lebanese army indiscriminately attacked unarmed protesters: Amnesty International

Lebanese security apparatus have attacked unarmed protesters, including attacking medics.

Beirut <em>blast</em> death toll rises to 171: health ministry

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Beirut blast death toll rises to 171: health ministry

The death toll of the Beirut blast has risen to 171, according to a spokesperson for the health ministry.

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Lebanon government on brink over blast fallout

The under-fire cabinet, struggling to weather the political storm, was due to meet in the afternoon amid widespread demands for an end to an ...

Ex-porn star Mia Khalifa auctions infamous glasses for Lebanon

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Ex-porn star Mia Khalifa auctions infamous glasses for Lebanon

Porn star-turned-activist Mia Khalifa is selling her infamous glasses to raise money for the Lebanese Red Cross.

Lebanese justice minister resigns amid outrage over Beirut <em>blast</em>

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Lebanese justice minister resigns amid outrage over Beirut blast

Justice Minister Marie-Claude Najm has become the third Lebanese cabinet member to resign as angry protests continue over the deadly Beirut ...

Renewed Lebanon protests as ministers quit

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Renewed Lebanon protests as ministers quit

Two members of Lebanon's government have quit over a deadly blast that unleashed public rage against the country's ruling class.

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