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Iraq has once more emerged as an arena of competition between Turkey and Iran as the two historic rivals clash over Ankara's intervention against Kurdish separatists.

President Joe Biden said Iran should view a US air strike in eastern Syria as a warning.

Syria slams deadly US air <em>strike</em> on Iran-backed militias

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Syria slams deadly US air strike on Iran-backed militias

Syria criticised a deadly US air strike on Iran-backed militias as a bad omen from President Joe Biden's administration.

Pompeo questions Biden’s Syria airstrike despite Republican backing

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Pompeo questions Biden’s Syria airstrike despite Republican backing

US fighter jets dropped seven precision bombs in Syria, hitting seven targets including a crossing used by Iran-backed groups to move weapons ...

Iran promises response to Ukraine plane crash 'ambiguities'

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Iran promises response to Ukraine plane crash 'ambiguities'

Authorities in Tehran said a detailed response will be provided to address accusations by a UN expert over Tehran's accidental downing last year ...

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Iraq Rocket strikes on US 'message from Iran’

Rockets fired by groups loyal to Iran are being viewed as a message to the US and an attempt to get leverage.

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UN expert says Iran lied in downing of airliner

A UN official on Tuesday accused Iran of lying in its explanation of how it shot down a Ukrainian passenger jet near Tehran.

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US urges Iran restraint amid efforts to restart talks

Iran must refrain from any provocation as Washington steps up efforts to salvage the 2015 nuclear deal with Tehran.

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Massive Israeli military drill sends message to Hezbollah

Hezbollah chief Hassan Nasrallah warned Israel after an Israeli drill military drill simulated mock strikes on some 3,000 Hezbollah targets in ...

The Iraq Report: PKK, Iran-backed militias threaten Turkey

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The Iraq Report: PKK, Iran-backed militias threaten Turkey

Turkey is facing a dual threat from Kurdish militants and Iran-backed militias amid its military operation in northern Iraq.

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Dozens killed in overnight clashes in northern Yemen

The Iran-backed Houthi rebels launched an offensive to seize the northern city of Marib earlier this month.

Saudi Arabia foils new Houthi <em>strike</em>

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Saudi Arabia foils new Houthi strike

Saudi Arabia said it prevented a Houthi drone attack on a southern airport Saturday.

Secret deal halts attacks on US's Baghdad embassy: reports

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Secret deal halts attacks on US's Baghdad embassy: reports

Prime Minister Mustafa Al-Kadhimi negotiated an agreement with Iran to stop missile attacks targeting the US embassy in Baghdad, intelligence ...

Germany, Britain and France denounce attack on Saudi airport

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Germany, Britain and France denounce attack on Saudi airport

Germany, France and the UK denounced an attack by Yemen's Houthi rebels on a Saudi Arabian airport.

Saudi says Yemen rebel <em>drone</em> intercepted after Abha hit

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Saudi says Yemen rebel drone intercepted after Abha hit

Several drones attacked Abha's international airport in the kingdom's southwest on Wednesday prompting Washington to call for an end to Houthi ...

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Elbit protest highlights the power of unity in action

Comment: This joint action to protest Elbit sends an important message about the links between fighting colonialism, structural oppression and for climate justice, writes Malia Bouattia.

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US urges Yemen's Houthis to end 'aggressive acts'

The United States urged Yemen's Houthi rebels to halt all forms of aggression, just hours after a drone attack on Saudi Arabia's Abha ...

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Secret 'Zarif recording' suggests Iranian flight was 'deliberately downed'

A secret recording, said to be of Foreign Minister Zarif, appears to back claims that a Ukrainian flight was deliberately fired on by Iranian ...

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Al-Qaeda's leader in Yemen under arrest: UN report

The leader of Al-Qaeda's Yemeni affiliate has been under arrest for several months, in what will be seen as a huge breakthrough in the fight ...

Indonesia detains British woman on terror suspect list

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Indonesia detains British woman on terror suspect list

A spokesman for Indonesia's immigration authorities said that Manchester-born Tazneem Miriam Sailar's planned deportation would be 'facilitated' ...

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Israeli embassy in Delhi on high alert before blast

Ambassador Ron Malka said he was not surprised by Friday's attack on the New Delhi embassy.

Yemenis seek justice for 'unlawful' US <em>drone</em> <em>strike</em> killings

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Yemenis seek justice for 'unlawful' US drone strike killings

Two Yemeni families filed a petition against the US government over a drone killing of dozens of family members nearly a decade ago.

Israeli army says downed <em>drone</em> from Lebanon

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Israeli army says downed drone from Lebanon

"The IDF will continue to operate in order to prevent any attempt to violate Israeli sovereignty," the army said.

Khamenei hints Iran could <em>strike</em> Trump while out golfing

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Khamenei hints Iran could strike Trump while out golfing

Iran’s Supreme Leader posted a picture on Twitter that appeared to show Donald Trump on a golf course and a stealth bomber overhead.

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