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At least 10 ambulances were sent by Egypt to transport Palestinians wounded by days-long indiscriminate Israeli bombardment on the besieged Gaza Strip.

Egypt said it would send 10 ambulances to the besieged coastal strip, where hundreds have been wounded in Israeli airstrikes.

Syrian regime, rebels take part in new prisoner swap

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Syrian regime, rebels take part in new prisoner swap

The exchange process took place on Wednesday afternoon at the Abu Al-Zendin crossing, according to local sources.

Armenian PM Nikol Pashinyan accuses Azerbaijan of 'subversive infiltration'

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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.

How Kurdish all-female-militias helped bring down the Islamic State

Muhammed Nafih Wafy

How Kurdish all-female-militias helped bring down the Islamic State

Book Club: Gayle Tzemach Lemmon's book is a riveting account of how an all-women Kurdish militia, aided by US Special Forces, racked up ...

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Rocket fire from Gaza kills two Israelis

Two Israelis are dead after rocket fire on Ashkelon, while 26 Palestinians have been killed in Israeli strikes across Gaza.

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Lebanese rush to petrol stations after fuel shortage scare

While officials have tried to reassure the Lebanese public that fuel supplies are assured, long queues were seen at gas stations as people ...

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Iran says warned US navy over 'unprofessional behaviour'

The US had earlier said the warning shots were fired after more than a dozen Iranian fast attack boats buzzed close to a US Navy submarine.

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Turkish soldier killed, 4 hurt in attack in Syria

A rocket attack on a Turkish military supply convoy in Syria’s northwestern Idlib province has killed one soldier and wounded four others, ...

US ship fires warning shots at Iranian boats

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US ship fires warning shots at Iranian boats

A US vessel fired warning shots at more than a dozen Iranian fast attack boats which buzzed close to a US Navy submarine in the narrow Strait of ...

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Explosions heard in Jerusalem after Hamas rocket fire

After increased aggression from Israeli settlers and authorities towards Palestinians, air raid sirens and explosions were hears in Jerusalem.

Libya coastguard warns Italians against 'illegal' fishing

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Libya coastguard warns Italians against 'illegal' fishing

Libya's coastguard warned against "illegal" fishing in its waters, denying Italian claims it had wounded a fisherman as it fired shots during an ...

'Illegal EU measures' linked to 2,000 refugee deaths: report

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'Illegal EU measures' linked to 2,000 refugee deaths: report

A report released by The Guardian has claimed that thousands of refugee deaths could be linked to 'illegal methods' used by some EU member states

Jordan partially reopens border posts with Syria, Saudi

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Jordan partially reopens border posts with Syria, Saudi

Jordan has reopened two border posts -- one with Saudi Arabia and the her with Syria -- which were closed due to the Covid-19 pandemic

26 killed in Bangladesh boat accident

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26 killed in Bangladesh boat accident

Dozens were killed in a maritime accident in Bangladesh on Monday.

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West Africans risk all to leave Tunisia

Facing racist abuse in Tunisia, West Africans are seeking a life-threatening boat trip to Europe for a better life.

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Vaccine campaign begins amid virus surge in rebel-held Syria

A Covid-19 vaccine campaign kicked off in Syria’s last rebel-held enclave this weekend.

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Syria at risk of health crisis amid Covid shortages

The suspension of Covid tests means health officials would no longer able to track the spread of the disease.

The New Arab Staff

Iraqi forces must stop IS incursions, President Salih warns

Iraq's president met with the army chief of staff to discuss the nation's security situation.

Gazan behind Mars drone says visiting home difficult

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Gazan behind Mars drone says visiting home difficult

While NASA's space engineer Loay Elbasyouni was able to launch an experimental helicopter from the surface of Mars, visiting his home city Gaza ...

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Covid-19 outbreak in northeast Syria leading to oxygen shortages

An International Rescue Committee (IRC) regional director said: 'The health system is struggling to cope, and the situation is deteriorating ...

Boat with 24 dead migrants arrives in Spain's Canaries

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Boat with 24 dead migrants arrives in Spain's Canaries

A Spanish maritime rescue vessel arrived with the wooden boat in tow at Tenerife's Los Cristianos port.

Israel says downed drone from Lebanon

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Israel says downed drone from Lebanon

The drone crossed into Israel in the eastern part of its UN-demarcated border with Lebanon, according to a statement by Israel's army.

US Navy fired warning shots on Iran boats: Pentagon

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US Navy fired warning shots on Iran boats: Pentagon

The crew of the USS Firebolt fired warning shots towards three attack craft operated by Iran's Revolutionary Guards, after they sped close to ...

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