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Lebanese security forces have killed nine presumed members of IS following a hunt for suspects in the August 21 killing of two policemen and the son of a local mayor

The government and the rebel Houthis have agreed to exchanged some 1,000 prisoners.

Israel to hold talks with Lebanon on sea border

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Israel to hold talks with Lebanon on sea border

Lebanese, Israeli and US representatives are likely to attend a video conference to discuss the maritime dispute.

Germany presses Russia to release UN report on Libya

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Germany presses Russia to release UN report on Libya

The widely leaked report accuses a Kremlin-linked military contractor of violating the UN's arms embargo on Libya.

Explosions and gunfire over Tripoli

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Explosions and gunfire over Tripoli

Conflict in western Libya continues as factions grapple for power.

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16 drown in migrant shipwreck off Libya coast

Nearly two dozen migrants who had been fleeing the war-torn country died after the boat carrying them capsized.

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British police 'may deploy Israeli drones'

Police in the United Kingdom are considering using an Israeli drone which was utilised against Palestinians in the 2014 operation on the ...

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Qatar refuses to assume Arab League presidency

The position of Arab League president became vacant after Palestinian Foreign Minister Riyad al-Maliki resigned from the role.

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UK government accused of enabling Saudi warfare in Yemen

British MPs have urged the UK government to stop selling weapons to Saudi Arabia, accusing Downing Street of enabling the conflict and ...

Last stand in Yemen over oil-rich province

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Last stand in Yemen over oil-rich province

Iran-backed fighters have long held the capital Sanaa.

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Yemen's terrifying road to Taez on brink of collapse

The road of Hayjat al-Abed has not fallen into the hands of Houthi rebels.

Migrants accuse Greece of pushing them out to sea

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Migrants accuse Greece of pushing them out to sea

The Turkish coast guard says it rescued over 300 migrants 'pushed back by Greek elements to Turkish waters' this month alone.

Kosovo war crimes court arrests first suspect

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Kosovo war crimes court arrests first suspect

A Hague-based international tribunal investigating war crimes committed against Kosovo's during 1990s have arrested their first suspect.

Britain unveils law to protect soldiers from prosecutions

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Britain unveils law to protect soldiers from prosecutions

The British government unveiled plans to provide "stronger legal protections" for military personnel and veterans who could face war crimes ...

Houthis mark 2,000 days of 'resistance' in Sanaa

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Houthis mark 2,000 days of 'resistance' in Sanaa

Piles of food donated by tribesmen were displayed at Sanaa's Al-Sabeen Square as the rebels marked 2,000 days of 'resistance'.

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Jordan, Egypt, EU urge new Israel-Palestinian talks

The foreign ministers of Egypt, Jordan, France and Germany held a meeting to discuss the future fo the peace process.

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Arab leaders voice alarm at UN over Iran tensions

Arab leaders expressed their concerns in the virtual affair sessions of the General Assembly.

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Amnesty International slams abuse of refugees in Libya

Amnesty International has urged the EU to reconsider cooperation with Libya, saying that “appalling human rights abuses” were being committed ...

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The Hundred Years' War on Palestine

Book Club: Rashid Khalidi's masterful book traces a hundred years of colonial war against Palestinians, waged first by the Zionist movement and ...

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UN slashes Yemen health care over lack of funding

The United Nation slashed critical aid for war-torn Yemen due to a long-standing lack of funding.

Syrians no safer despite decrease in violence, UN says

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Syrians no safer despite decrease in violence, UN says

Despite a reduction in violence, Syrians remain subject to 'gross' human rights violations, a UN commission has said.

Four Arabs named among TIME's 'Most Influential People 2020'

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Four Arabs named among TIME's 'Most Influential People 2020'

Oscar-nominated Syrian filmmaker Waad Al-Kateab is listed among TIME magazine's 'Most Influential People of 2020'.

Kazakhstan suspends three airlines for breaking UN Libya embargo

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Kazakhstan suspends three airlines for breaking UN Libya embargo

Kazakhstan suspended three airlines for violating a UN embargo on supplying arms to war-torn Libya.

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