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Aleppo, Syria’s largest city and its former commercial center, had its airport closed for years because of the conflict.

Analysis: With rapid changes in the Middle East amid a fluid geopolitical landscape, Turkey could be poised to mend ties with Israel.

Syria's White Helmets awarded funds to produce PPE

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Syria's White Helmets awarded funds to produce PPE

The award-winning NGO will produce millions of pieces of personal protective equipment to protect volunteers, healthcare workers and displaced Syrians from Covid-19.

UN chief Guterres set to name new Libya envoy

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UN chief Guterres set to name new Libya envoy

A letter sent to the UN Security Council has named former Slovakian foreign minister Jan Kubis as new UN envoy to Libya

Three Pakistani soldiers killed in shootout near Afghan border

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Three Pakistani soldiers killed in shootout near Afghan border

Three Pakistani soldiers were killed in a shootout with militants near the Afghan border.

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Sudan bans flights over Ethiopia border hotspot

Sudan banned flights over a flashpoint border area with Ethiopia.

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Five civilians killed in Algeria bomb blast: ministry

Five civilians in eastern Algeria were killed by a homemade roadside bomb.

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UK company cancels Turkey exports over Karabakh drone use

A number of Western companies have been pressured not to supply parts to Turkish drone giant Baykar.

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Germany deports 26 Afghan refugees despite 'threats to life'

Germany has attracted criticism for its decision to continue to deport Afghan refugees in the midst of a pandemic.

Azerbaijan invites allies Turkey and Pakistan to 'rebuild Nagorno-Karabakh'

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Azerbaijan invites allies Turkey and Pakistan to 'rebuild Nagorno-Karabakh'

The three countries' top diplomats discussed reconstruction efforts and an initiative to combat global Islamophobia.

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Iran Guards deny losses in Israel Syria strikes

An Iranian official denied Thursday that recent Israeli strikes on eastern Syria led to any deaths.

Turkmenistan, Afghanistan open new rail and power links

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Turkmenistan, Afghanistan open new rail and power links

Turkmenistan and Afghanistan have introduced new transport, power and communications links.

Amnesty seeks probe into civilian deaths in Karabakh <em>conflict</em>

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Amnesty seeks probe into civilian deaths in Karabakh conflict

Amnesty International urged Azerbaijan and Armenia to probe into civilian casualties during the conflict over the disputed ...

Israel raids on Syria 'followed US intel, Pompeo-Mossad meeting'

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Israel raids on Syria 'followed US intel, Pompeo-Mossad meeting'

A senior US intelligence official said the strikes, which reportedly killed 57 pro-Syrian regime fighters, targeted warehouses serving as a ...

US-sanctioned Syrian airline delivers WFP aid to Libya

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US-sanctioned Syrian airline delivers WFP aid to Libya

The United Nation's World Food Programme used US-sanctioned Syrian airline Cham Wings to deliver aid to Libya, prompting outrage online.

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Pompeo to accuse Iran of Al-Qaeda links

Pompeo has fired a long list of warnings to Iran, as he sees out his final days as Secretary of State.

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Yemen's Houthis defiant as US labels rebels 'terrorists'

Yemen's Houthis were defiant after Washington said it will designate the Iran-backed rebels as terrorists, a last-ditch move under President ...

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How Europe's inhumane border is keeping refugees in Africa

Comment: Europe's 'externalisation' policies have essentially pushed its borders deep into Africa, write Tara Ansari Esfahani and Mohammed Harun ...

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Armenian leader says Karabakh conflict unresolved

Armenia's Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan insisted that key issues surrounding the conflict over Nagorno-Karabakh were in limbo, in a ...

Yemen's Houthis defiant as aid agencies fear terror label

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Yemen's Houthis defiant as aid agencies fear terror label

Yemen's rebel leaders brushed off the designation, while one of the largest aid agencies active in the war-torn country said the move would ...

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Israeli warplanes fly low over Beirut terrorising Lebanese

Security sources and witnesses said Israeli jets flew several times over the capital at medium altitude, according to local media.

Defying humanitarian warnings, Pompeo brands Yemen's Houthis as 'terrorists'

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Defying humanitarian warnings, Pompeo brands Yemen's Houthis as 'terrorists'

The US moved to designate Yemen's Houthis as a terror organisation on Sunday, in a last minute Trump administration move that will only be ...

US launches work on consulate in disputed Western Sahara

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US launches work on consulate in disputed Western Sahara

The United States started the "process of establishing" a consulate in contested Western Sahara, after Washington recognised Morocco's ...

Iran ex-president's daughter blames Tehran for Syria atrocities

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Iran ex-president's daughter blames Tehran for Syria atrocities

Faezeh Rafsanjani, the daughter of former Iranian president Ali Akbar Rafsanjani, has blamed Iran for the deaths of hundreds of thousands of ...

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