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The offices of Iranian-backed paramilitary group Asaib Ahl al-Haq were set ablaze over the weekend, as Iraq witnesses bubbling tensions between the protest movement and Iran-linked factions.

Foreign Minister Nikos Dendias acknowledged the presence of Turkish forces in the area but said Greek soil had not been 'occupied by foreign forces'.

What another fired watchdog reveals about shady US-Saudi deals

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What another fired watchdog reveals about shady US-Saudi deals

Comment: The sacking of State Department watchdog Steve Linick is the latest example of the Trump administration abusing its power to privilege relations with Saudi Arabia, writes Josh Ruebner.

24-year-old survivor recalls horror of Pakistan plane crash

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24-year-old survivor recalls horror of Pakistan plane crash

Ninety-seven people were killed after a passenger plane crashed into a residential area in Pakistan's Karachi, authorities confirmed.

Libya government retakes several Tripoli districts from Haftar forces

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Libya government retakes several Tripoli districts from Haftar forces

Khalifa Haftar's LNA forces suffer further setbacks in their bid to seize Libya's capital from government control.

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80 bodies recovered, more feared dead in Pakistan crash

Officials have confirmed two survivors so far from the crash in the southern Pakistani city of Karachi.

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Sudan vehicle crash kills at least 43

A vehicle collision on a highway in Sudan's Darfur region killed at least 43 people, police said.

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The Iraq Report: Raising of LGBT flag sparks outcry

The colourful LGBT flag was raised in Baghdad to mark the International Day Against Homophobia, prompting praise but mostly backlash online and ...

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Tripoli forces seize another key town

The UN recognised government gained ground and managed to wrest a town from Haftar's forces.

Norwegian prosecutors seek 21-year sentence for mosque shooter

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Norwegian prosecutors seek 21-year sentence for mosque shooter

Norwegian prosecutors have called for Philip Manshaus, who admits opening fire in a mosque near Oslo in 2019, to be given the toughest ...

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Indian police beat man 'thinking he was Muslim'

The police officers thought Deepak Bundele was Muslim because of his beard, officials allegedly told him.

Outrage over travel vlogger's Yemen stay during coronavirus pandemic

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Outrage over travel vlogger's Yemen stay during coronavirus pandemic

Polish social media influencer Eva Zu Beck has come under fire for her 'selfish' and 'immoral' stay on Yemen's remote Socotra island.

Taliban leader affirms commitment to peace deal with US

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Taliban leader affirms commitment to peace deal with US

The leader of the Taliban says that his group is committed to a peace deal signed in February with the US, amid increasing violence between ...

Gunmen kill seven Afghan worshippers in attack on mosque

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Gunmen kill seven Afghan worshippers in attack on mosque

Gunmen opened fire on worshippers praying in a mosque north of Kabul on Tuesday night, killing seven and wounding twelve, amid a spike ...

US warns Gulf vessels to stay clear of warships

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US warns Gulf vessels to stay clear of warships

Gulf vessels should stay at least 100 metres away from US Navy ships or risk being 'interpreted as a threat', Washington has warned.

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Trump's inspector general purge and the death of dissent

Comment: Destroying the credibility and effectiveness of the inspector general system means that no civil servant will feel comfortable reporting any sort of abuse or violations, writes Elizabeth Shackelford.

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Syrian child killed by sniper as Aleppo refugees return

A child has been killed by sniper fire in Syria’s western Aleppo province as refugees returned to their homes following a period of ...

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UN: Rise in civilian deaths by Taliban, Afghan forces

The UN report blamed the Taliban for killing 208 civilians last month and also said that operations by Afghan forces in April had killed 172 ...

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Pirates attack tanker off Yemen coast, causing minor damage

The Gulf of Aden has seen nine reported pirate attacks this year.

White House hits out at 'Deep State' conspiracy

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White House hits out at 'Deep State' conspiracy

The White House hit back at fierce criticism over the firing of the State Department's top watchdog, suggesting he was a disloyal member of a ...

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Somali governor killed in Al-Shabaab suicide blast

Ahmed Muse Nur, the governor of Somalia's north-central Mudug province, was killed in a Al-Shabaab attack on Sunday.

Sudan soldier kills two on 'speeding rickshaw'

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Sudan soldier kills two on 'speeding rickshaw'

Two people were killed after allegedly speeding past a military checkpoint during a strict round-the-clock curfew in the capital Khartoum.

Haftar's forces hit Libya displacement shelter, killing two

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Haftar's forces hit Libya displacement shelter, killing two

At least two people were killed after Haftar forces targeted a displacement shelter on Saturday, reports confirmed.

Man charged in 2006 Iraq slayings should remain jailed

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Man charged in 2006 Iraq slayings should remain jailed

Iraqi-American Ali Yousif Ahmed Al-Nouri is remaining in jail on charges of participating in the 2006 killings of two police officers in Iraq.

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