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The Kabul blast has killed at least 12 worshippers, with 15 more injured, according to the police.

The US has withdrawn from the Kandahar Airfield, though an official handover is expected after Eid Al-Fitr, officials have said.

Is the Labour Party 'failing' Palestine?

Nick McAlpin

Is the Labour Party 'failing' Palestine?

In-depth: As Palestinians are facing increasing Israeli violence, can British party politics keep up?

UNSC virtual public meeting on Palestine-Israel now Sunday: diplomats

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UNSC virtual public meeting on Palestine-Israel now Sunday: diplomats

The United Nations Security Council meeting was originally scheduled for Friday, and was requested by Tunisia, Norway and China.

Afghanistan violence continues despite three-day Eid <em>ceasefire</em>

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Afghanistan violence continues despite three-day Eid ceasefire

Violence has escalated since May 1, when the US began formally withdrawing its troops in line with a plan to pull out its last 2,500 troops by ...

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Armenian PM Nikol Pashinyan accuses Azerbaijan of 'subversive infiltration'

Armenia's acting PM accused Azerbaijan of 'encroachment' and convened an emergency meeting of his security council.

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Muslims mark Eid with support for Palestinians

Muslims around the world began marking a sombre Eid al-Fitr on Thursday amid rising hostilities between Israel and Palestinians, in the second ...

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Afghans mark Eid as ceasefire pauses deadly violence

A three-day ceasefire agreed by the warring Taliban and Afghan government comes into force today.

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Imprisoned pro-Haftar fighters freed in Libya

Seventy-eight prisoners who fought on the side of eastern Libyan warlord Khalifa Haftar have been freed in Tripoli ahead of the Eid al-Fitr ...

UN Security Council to meet on Israel-Palestine conflict Friday

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UN Security Council to meet on Israel-Palestine conflict Friday

The UN Security Council is to hold an emergency meeting on the escalating conflict between Israel and the Palestinians despite opposition from ...

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Libya's latest unity government faces uphill battle

Interim Prime Minister Abdulhamid Dbeibah’s administration is charged with unifying Libya's institutions and preparing for elections on December ...

Yemenis in Marib gear up for Eid

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Yemenis in Marib gear up for Eid

In Marib, people are continuing to prepare for the end of Ramadan despite ongoing fighting around the city.

Taliban declare three-day Afghan <em>ceasefire</em> for Eid holiday

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Taliban declare three-day Afghan ceasefire for Eid holiday

The Taliban declared a three-day ceasefire in Afghanistan to mark this week's Eid al-Fitr holiday.

Armed men storm Libya presidential council HQ

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Armed men storm Libya presidential council HQ

The raid took place when the council was not in session.

Biden’s brewing problem in Ethiopia

Alex de Waal

Biden’s brewing problem in Ethiopia

Comment: A brutal regional conflict broke out last November and shows no signs of winding down, writes Alex de Waal.

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Yemen PM visits Marib as Houthi desperation grows

Yemen's prime minister has visited conflict-torn Marib in a show of support and strength, as UN-brokered ceasefire effort falters.

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Saudi walks diplomatic high wire on Iran, Yemen

Secret talks between Saudi Arabia and Iran are aiming to end years of hostilities, and bring the brutal war in Yemen to a peaceful conclusion.

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Merkel urges withdrawal of foreign fighters from Libya

German Chancellor Angela Merkel has urged Turkey to help push for a withdrawal of foreign fighters from Libya following a video call with ...

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UN envoy says push for Yemen ceasefire is faltering

UN envoy Martin Griffiths has warned that efforts to achieve a ceasefire in Yemen’s bloody conflict are faltering amid continued ...

UN Libya envoy submits elections proposal amid deep divisions

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UN Libya envoy submits elections proposal amid deep divisions

Forum members remain divided on whether to pass the draft proposal submitted by Jan Kubis, according to sources.

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Syrian 'mercenaries' sentenced to life by Armenia

Armenia accused Turkey of sending Syrian mercenaries to fight alongside Azerbaijani forces, a claim denied by Ankara.

Turkey ambassador in UAE as tensions ease

The New Arab

Turkey ambassador in UAE as tensions ease

Turkey and the UAE have been locked in a dispute over proxy wars in the Middle East and North Africa. The new ambassador is a sign to ease those ...

Libya urges Turkey 'cooperation' over foreign troops pullout

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Libya urges Turkey 'cooperation' over foreign troops pullout

Libya's new interim government urged Turkey to "cooperate" over the withdrawal of foreign troops and mercenaries from the country, to help ...

Optimism, fear as US begins Afghanistan pullout

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Optimism, fear as US begins Afghanistan pullout

Residents in the former Taliban bastion of Kandahar expressed optimism as the US began its withdrawal of troops.

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