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Israeli forces secretly crossed a ceasefire line with Syria and destroyed two Syrian regime military outposts near the Golan Heights last month, according to Israeli reports.

The Syrian Islamist Ahrar Al-Sham rebel group is facing a major split between it political leadership and its military wing, which the Hay’at Tahrir Al-Sham group is encouraging.

Former sailor details misconduct by SEALs pulled from Iraq

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Former sailor details misconduct by SEALs pulled from Iraq

A female ex-sailor revealed horrible misconduct committed by Navy SEALS in Iraq.

Israel says it thwarted an attack on Syria border

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Israel says it thwarted an attack on Syria border

The Israeli army said on Monday that it had thwarted an attempt by a militant cell in Syria to plant explosive devices along its northern border ...

HRW: Greece must investigate asylum seeker mass expulsions

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HRW: Greece must investigate asylum seeker mass expulsions

Human Rights Watch is calling on Greece to investigate forced expulsion of asylum seekers at the Turkish border.

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Turkey expands offensive against Kurdish rebels in north Iraq

Turkey is being asked to answer for its actions in bombing Kurdish rebels in Iraq.

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Turkey conducts ‘show of force’ drill in Libyan waters

The Turkish navy has conducted an air and naval exercise in the sea off Libya, in what state news agency Anadolu calls a ‘show of force’ amid ...

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Syrians, Turkey prepare for new conflict in Idlib

The Syrian regime has been positioning forces near rebel-held territory as Russian planes carry out airstrikes, as Idlib residents and Turkish ...

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US may carry out wide-ranging operation against Iranian militias

Syrian opposition sources say the US and Syrian groups may carry out an air and ground operation against Iranian militias in eastern Syria.

Israel's former army chief appointed foreign minister

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Israel's former army chief appointed foreign minister

Ex-military chief Gabi Ashkenazi, who presided over the brutal 2008-2009 Gaza War, has secured the foreign affairs role for the Blue and White ...

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Egypt forms force to attack Turkish ships off Libya

The Egyptian military has trained Libyan fighters to carry out attacks on Turkish ships in defence of its ally, rogue general Khalifa Haftar.

The rise and fall of the South Lebanon Army

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The rise and fall of the South Lebanon Army

The return to Lebanon of Amer Fakhoury has reopened old wounds, casting light once again on the brutal legacy of the South Lebanon Army during ...

Russian airstrikes kill 27 civilians in Idlib and Aleppo

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Russian airstrikes kill 27 civilians in Idlib and Aleppo

Women and babies were among the dead, as Syrian regime forces and their Russian allies resumed their campaign seize decisive control of the ...

Navy SEAL pardoned by Trump called 'evil' by comrades

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Navy SEAL pardoned by Trump called 'evil' by comrades

Video testimony provided to war crimes investigators and published by The New York Times showed former members of Eddie Gallagher's elite ...

Taliban claims killing of US soldier in Afghanistan

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Taliban claims killing of US soldier in Afghanistan

A US soldier has been killed in an alleged Taliban attack in northern Afghanistan.

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Turkey to build military base in Libya: reports

Ankara will build a base in Libya’s Tripoli after completing its expansion in Qatar, reports said.

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Princess Haya back in London for legal battle

Princess Haya is in London to resume her custody battle with her estranged husband, Emir of Dubai Sheikh Al-Maktoum. She has also applied for a ...

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Trump fires indignant navy chief over Iraq murder case

Richard Spencer penned a searing resignation letter to Donald Trump, after the president intervened to reverse the demotion of a US Navy Seal ...

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US Navy banned from expelling SEAL over war crimes

The Navy had launched a procedure that could end with Edward Gallagher and three other members of his unit being stripped of their Trident pins.

US official brands new Islamic State leader a 'nobody'

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US official brands new Islamic State leader a 'nobody'

A US official described Islamic State's new leader Abu Ibrahim al-Hashimi al-Quraishi as a 'nobody', saying the US is 'not impressed'.

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US knows who Islamic State's new leader is: Trump

Islamic State on Thursday confirmed Baghdadi's death and named his replacement as Abu Ibrahim al-Hashimi al-Quraishi.

Pentagon releases first video, photos of Baghdadi raid

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Pentagon releases first video, photos of Baghdadi raid

The US pentagon released footage of the special operations raid that targeted former IS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi in Idlib, Syria.

Islamic State media channel to 'broadcast announcement soon'

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Islamic State media channel to 'broadcast announcement soon'

The announcement will come in the wake of the death of its former leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi in a US commando raid over the weekend.

Informant who fingered IS leader set to become millionaire

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Informant who fingered IS leader set to become millionaire

The well-placed Islamic State operative who gave up Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi's location is likely to receive some or all of the $25 million US ...

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