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A young Yazidi girl has been rescued by Turkish police in Ankara and two Islamic State members have been arrested.

Yemen's Iran-backed Houthi militia group has used schools and other educational facilities to “lure” children into the ranks of their military, a new report by two rights groups says.

Lord's Resistance Army commander guilty of war crimes: ICC

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Lord's Resistance Army commander guilty of war crimes: ICC

Dominic Ongwen was found guilty of crimes including the crime of forced pregnancy relating to women he took as sex slaves.

US extends 'TPS' protections for Syrian immigrants

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US extends 'TPS' protections for Syrian immigrants

The US renewed the temporary protected status (TPS) granted to thousands of Syrians stranded in America.

Hillary Clinton and daughter creating Kurdish militia TV series

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Hillary Clinton and daughter creating Kurdish militia TV series

Hillary and Chelsea Clinton have acquired TV rights to the book 'The Daughters of Kobani: A Story of Rebellion, Courage, and Justice' to develop ...

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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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Iraqis angry but unsurprised over Blackwater pardons

Following the pardon of four men who were found guilty of opening fire on unarmed civilians, Iraqi citizens have expressed their anger.

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Australia PM slams Chinese tweet showing soldier killing child

A Chinese government spokesman posted the fake image to twitter amid escalating tensions between Canberra and Beijing.

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Armenians at a crossroads as out of Karabakh

For Armenians still reeling from defeat in recent fighting with Azerbaijan, the peacekeepers who deployed under a Moscow-brokered peace deal are ...

Iran's allies on high alert during Trump's final weeks

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Iran's allies on high alert during Trump's final weeks

Tehran has instructed its allies to be on high alert amid fears the outgoing Trump administration could launch attacks on Middle East targets.

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Iraq's Yazidis crown new spiritual leader

Ali Alyas has been formally named as the Yazidi 'Baba Sheikh'.

Israeli settlers, <em>soldiers</em> attack schools and nurseries: report

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Israeli settlers, soldiers attack schools and nurseries: report

There have been at least a dozen attacks per month over the past year-and-a-half in the West Bank, with settlers targeting school children.

Saudi Arabia recruited children for Yemen war: report

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Saudi Arabia recruited children for Yemen war: report

Families of child soldiers reported being targeted by Saudi-led forces due to their dire economic situation.

Dozens killed as Armenia-Azerbaijan fighting enters second day

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Dozens killed as Armenia-Azerbaijan fighting enters second day

Dozens have been killed in clashes between Armenia-Azerbaijan, reports confirmed, as the fighting entered its second day.

Clashes between Azerbaijan, Armenia leave at least 23 dead

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Clashes between Azerbaijan, Armenia leave at least 23 dead

Clashes between Azerbaijan and Armenia over the disputed Nagorny Karabakh region have claimed at least 23 lives, as Turkey vowed to support ...

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Will Sudan's historic deal with rebels finally bring peace?

The peace agreement to end devastating wars in Darfur, South Kordofan and Blue Nile could be a key turning point in Sudan's democratic transition.

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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.

Narjas Zatat

US soldiers are using TikTok in Syria

US soldiers stationed in Syria uploaded a video asking the locals about Lebanese-American former adult actress Mia Khalifa.

Malia Bouattia

As BDS gains ground, Palestinian activists pay the price

Comment: Intimidation and detention without charge, as in the case of Palestinian activist Mahmoud Nawajaa, is a common Israeli tactic aided by ...

Mental health crisis plaguing Yazidi <em>child</em> survivors of IS

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Mental health crisis plaguing Yazidi child survivors of IS

Thousands of Yazidi children are facing an unprecedented mental and physical health crisis, including post-traumatic stress, anxiety and ...

Nazli Tarzi

Review: Once Upon a Time in Iraq

Once Upon a Time in Iraq is a gripping but fragmented portrayal of a nation torn apart by war.

Russian planes 'strike Turkish-controlled city in northern Syria'

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Russian planes 'strike Turkish-controlled city in northern Syria'

Suspected Russian warplanes have bombed the Turkish-controlled city of Al-Bab in northern Syria, one day after a roadside bomb targeted a joint ...

Rocket fired at Baghdad airport following string of attacks

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Rocket fired at Baghdad airport following string of attacks

A rocket landed near Baghdad airport overnight but did not explode, an Iraqi security source said, after two other rocket attacks targeted ...

Photo of toddler and slain grandfather angers Kashmiris

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Photo of toddler and slain grandfather angers Kashmiris

Indian troops allegedly shot 65-year-old Bashir Ahmed Khan in front of his 3-year-old grandson, before placing the child on his ...

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