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Three protesters are said to have been killed and 73 injured in heavy clashes with security forces in Iraq's southern city of Nasiriyah.

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

US judge dismisses 'terrorism' case against Turkish state bank

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US judge dismisses 'terrorism' case against Turkish state bank

Some 876 plaintiffs, either victims or families of victims of an unspecified attack by an Iran-linked group, brought the case against Halkbank.

Turkey makes fresh arrests after US censure

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Turkey makes fresh arrests after US censure

Turkey brushed aside US condemnation of its crackdown on student protests as more arrests were carried out.

Erdogan compares LGBTQ+ and student protestors to terrorists

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Erdogan compares LGBTQ+ and student protestors to terrorists

'This country will not be a place where terrorists prevail. We will never allow this', Erdogan said when speaking about LGBTQ+ and student ...

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'We will fight for Germany,' Holocaust survivor to far-right

Holocaust survivor Charlotte Knobloch called for a stronger defence of Germany's 'fragile' democracy and issued a searing rebuke to the far right: 'We will fight for our Germany'

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Israeli forces kill Palestinian worker, arrest three youths

A Palestinian worker in the West Bank was killed by tear gas fired by Israeli forces, while Israeli troops detained three young men and ...

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Twin suicide bombings rock central Baghdad

A deadly twin suicide bombing has hit a market in Baghdad, killing at least 28, with the death toll expected to rise.

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Shias mourn miners killed in Pakistan attack

Thousands of mourners from Pakistan's minority Shia Hazara community protested the killing of miners in an attack claimed by the ...

Amid US tensions, Iran steps up uranium enrichment

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Amid US tensions, Iran steps up uranium enrichment

Iran said it had started the process to enrich uranium to 20 percent purity, well beyond the threshold set by its 2015 nuclear deal with major ...

Fuad Shahbazov

Turkey's rise and Iran's decline in the South Caucasus

Analysis: With Turkey asserting its influence in the South Caucasus region during the conflict in Nagorno-Karabakh, Iran must now adapt to a new ...

Israeli forces raid West Bank hospital, injure pregnant Palestinian

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Israeli forces raid West Bank hospital, injure pregnant Palestinian

Israeli forces stormed the courtyards of the Palestine Medical Complex in Ramallah, firing teargas canisters and rubber bullets at random, ...

Israeli strikes on Syria kill six: monitor

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Israeli strikes on Syria kill six: monitor

Israeli missiles killed at least six Iran-backed fighters in Syria.

Iran builds at underground nuclear facility amid US tensions

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Iran builds at underground nuclear facility amid US tensions

Tehran agreed to quit enriching uranium at the facility as part of the 2015 nuclear deal.

US clashes with Turkey at NATO talks

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US clashes with Turkey at NATO talks

A heated exchange reportedly took place between US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and a Turkish representative.

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Joe Biden nominates Antony Blinken as Secretary of State

Veteran White House advisor Antony Blinken has been nominated as Joe Biden's Secretary of State.

Paul McLoughlin

Syria Insight: What to expect under the Biden administration

After Joe Biden's election win, Syrians are waiting for signs that he will take a more considered approach towards the country's civil war.

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Israel strikes Hamas targets in Gaza after rocket attack

Hamas targets in Gaza were struck by Israel's air force on Sunday.

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Israel strikes Hamas positions in Gaza

Israel said it struck Hamas underground infrastructure and military posts in Gaza on Sunday.

Israeli army demolishes home of alleged Palestinian attacker

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Israeli army demolishes home of alleged Palestinian attacker

Israeli troops demolished the home of a Palestinian accused of killing an Israeli in a stabbing attack earlier this year.

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Two children killed in blast targeting Iraq pipeline

An investigation has been launched into the explosion in Muthanna province, south of Baghdad, that killed two children.

OPCW 'whistleblower' may have suppressed Syria chemical <em>attack</em> evidence

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OPCW 'whistleblower' may have suppressed Syria chemical attack evidence

A recently uncovered letter from the OPCW to former employee Brendan Whelan has cast serious doubts on his claims that a 2018 chemical weapons ...

Why US elections present Syrians with a complex dilemma

Amr Salahi

Why US elections present Syrians with a complex dilemma

Syrian Americans have been affected by Trump's discriminatory policies and his 'Muslim ban' but many of them fear that a Biden presidency will ...

Iran building underground nuclear facility: UN watchdog

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Iran building underground nuclear facility: UN watchdog

Iran continues to stockpile greater amounts of low-enriched uranium, but does not appear to possess enough to produce a weapon, Rafael Grossi, ...

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