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Some 2,500 insurance claims submitted after the Beirut port explosion already add up to $425 million, with 7,500 more claims expected to be filed in the coming days.

Jaish Al-Adl, which was formed in 2012, have targeted Iranian military and security forces in numerous deadly skirmishes and suicide bombings.

Somali governor killed in Al-Shabaab suicide blast: official

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Somali governor killed in Al-Shabaab suicide blast: official

Abdisalan Hassan Hersi, governor of Nugaal region, succumbed to his injuries after being rushed to a hospital in the capital of Puntland.

Brother of Manchester Arena bomber found guilty of murder

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Brother of Manchester Arena bomber found guilty of murder

Hashem Abedi's brother Salman detonated a suicide bomb during an Ariana Grande concert at the Manchester Arena in 2017, killing 22 people and ...

Baghdad's four decades of conflict and strife

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Baghdad's four decades of conflict and strife

In-depth: From 1980 until now, the Iraqi capital has faced a series of conflicts, instability, and violence. This year marks 40 years since this ...

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Lebanon's post-Civil War generation flock to streets without fear

Since the start of Lebanon's massive country-wide protests, youngsters have been constantly on the front lines of the protests calling for economic and political reforms following decades of alleged corruption.

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Car bomb kills two in rebel-held Syrian town

A car bomb attack killed two people in a Syrian border town controlled by Turkish forces.

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UN chief calls for immediate ceasefire in Idlib

The UN Secretary-General has called for an immediate ceasefire in northwestern Syria, as Al-Qaeda affiliated Hayat Tahrir al-Sham launched a ...

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Car bomb attacks target Syrian regime forces in Aleppo

A source within Hayat Tahrir al-Sham said the group had targeted Iran-backed militias west of Aleppo.

<em>Car</em> bombing kills seven in Syria's rebel-held Azaz

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Car bombing kills seven in Syria's rebel-held Azaz

At least seven people were killed Sunday in a car bomb that hit a rebel-held city in northwestern Syria, a war monitor said.

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Four dead in Al-Shabaab car bomb near Somali capital

A bomb struck near the town of Afgoye about 30 kilometres (20 miles) west of the capital, killing four people and wounding several others ...

Turkish soldiers among 10 killed by Syria <em>car</em> bomb

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Turkish soldiers among 10 killed by Syria car bomb

Ankara has strongly condemned a suspected YPG car bomb which killed three Turkish soldiers and seven allied Syrian fighters at a ...

Turkish military plane evacuates Somalia bomb victims

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Turkish military plane evacuates Somalia bomb victims

Turkey sent a military plane to evacuate victims of a deadly bombing, as well as doctors to tend to the wounded on Sunday, less than 24 hours ...

Scores dead in 'massive' <em>car</em> bomb blast in Mogadishu

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Scores dead in 'massive' car bomb blast in Mogadishu

A massive car bomb exploded in the Somali capital Mogadishu on Saturday, leaving at least 90 dead and scores injured - with the death ...

Five killed in <em>car</em> bomb near Turkish-Syrian border

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Five killed in car bomb near Turkish-Syrian border

Five people were killed in a car bomb explosion in Saluk, as suspected Israeli strikes hit regime positions in Deir az-Zour.

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Lebanon's revolution finds an unlikely parallel in Malta

Comment: In both her native Malta, and her adopted Lebanon, Lara Uhlenhaut sees a clear political awakening; a new generation desperate to break away from traditional forms of politics.

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Triple bombing kills scores in Syria's Qamishli

An Armenian priest and his father were also killed on Monday in an assassination claimed by the Islamic State group.

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Taliban suicide car bomber kills four Afghan troops

The Taliban claimed responsibility for the attack on an Afghan special forces base which killed four soldiers and wounded three others.

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Somalia's Al-Shabaab use woman suicide bomber in UN attack

Wednesday's attack in the Somali capital Mogadishu - a rare instance of a female Al-Shabaab suicide bomber - left seven people dead and the ...

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Car explodes in Reyhanli close to Syria-Turkey border

A car has exploded in Reyhanli, Turkey, where in 2013 two car bombs detonated killing at least 50 people and injuring ...

<em>Car</em> bomb blasts wound 18 in eastern Libya

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Car bomb blasts wound 18 in eastern Libya

At least 18 people injured following two car bomb explosions that targeted a military unit in Libya's eastern coastal city of Derna.

Can Iraq finally realise its potential for tourism?

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Can Iraq finally realise its potential for tourism?

In-depth: With a $78 million budget allocation this year to repair its heritage sites and improve infrastructure, Iraq is in high hopes of ...

'Mastermind' of deadly 2013 Turkey bombing sentenced to life

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'Mastermind' of deadly 2013 Turkey bombing sentenced to life

Yusuf Nazik, accused of masterminding the 2013 Reyhanli bombings, was sentenced to 53 aggravated life sentences on Monday.

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