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Three airplanes were damaged as Lebanese revellers celebrated the arrival of 2021.

Stray bullets from such gunfire are a source of constant worry across the country, but Lebanese authorities have struggled to stamp out the often deadly tradition.

Mosul review: Netflix's war film invites polarised responses

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Mosul review: Netflix's war film invites polarised responses

Mosul tells the gruelling story of the Nineveh SWAT team's battle against the Islamic State, but overlooks civilian testimonies and the sacrifices of ordinary people.

Investigators name Nashville bomber, say he died in blast

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Investigators name Nashville bomber, say he died in blast

Authorities named Anthony Warner, 63, as the sole suspect in the explosion that tore through downtown Nashville on Christmas Day.

New Pakistan-India clashes erupt along restive Kashmir border

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New Pakistan-India clashes erupt along restive Kashmir border

Two Pakistani soldiers were killed in clashes along the heavily militarised Line of Control (LoC), Pakistan’s military said.

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Sudan PM: regional meeting on Ethiopia conflict agreed

Sudan's premier said he had agreed with his counterpart in Addis Ababa to hold an urgent meeting of a bloc of east African countries to resolve the crisis in Ethiopia.

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Sudan's PM visits Ethiopia amid refugee crisis

Sudanese Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok made the first visit by a foreign leader to Ethiopia's Tigray region since fighting broke out in November.

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First foreign aid convoy reaches capital of Ethiopia's Tigray

The foreign convoy arrives amid a humanitarian crisis brought about by armed conflict.

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US says Eritrea involvement "credible" in Ethiopia's Tigray conflict

Ethiopia has repeatedly denied Eritrean involvement in the conflict.

Palestinian teen killed in clashes with Israeli army

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Palestinian teen killed in clashes with Israeli army

A Palestinian teenager was killed in clashes with the Israeli army in the occupied West Bank, according to the Palestinian health ministry.

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Libya teachers, parents mobilise to fix battle-scarred school

Libyan teachers and parents are using the limited means at hand to repair buildings devastated by a year-long battle for Tripoli

Jordan to open Western Sahara consulate following UAE move

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Jordan to open Western Sahara consulate following UAE move

Jordan will follow the UAE and open a consulate in the Western Sahara region of Morocco.

Morocco carries out work in disputed Western Sahara

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Morocco carries out work in disputed Western Sahara

Morocco has carried out work in an area of the disputed Western Sahara amid a crisis between the kingdon and the Polisario Front.

Fresh exchanges of fire in Western Sahara: UN

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Fresh exchanges of fire in Western Sahara: UN

Morocco and the pro-independence Polisario Front have exchanged fresh gunfire in the Western Sahara.

More than 10 dead after India-Pakistan Kashmir clash

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More than 10 dead after India-Pakistan Kashmir clash

Over 10 have been killed after India and Pakistan exchanged fire in occupied Kashmir.

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Ethiopia's Abiy replaces army chief as Tigray casualties mount

Scores of soldiers have been wounded, amid reports of deaths, after Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed sent federal troops and aircraft into Tigray in a major escalation of a long-running feud.

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At least 19 killed after gunmen storm Kabul University

At least 19 people were killed and 22 wounded in the attack on Kabul University.

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Hariri's comeback met with scorn and apathy in Lebanon

In-depth: Saad Hariri is back by unpopular demand after winning the backing of a narrow majority, almost exactly a year after he resigned amidst ...

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Turkey: Police officers on trial for killing of lawyer

Three officers went on trial for killing lawyer Tahir Elci was while making a press statement on the destruction of a historic mosque in 2015.

Yemeni teachers accuse Houthis of killing 1,579 educators

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Yemeni teachers accuse Houthis of killing 1,579 educators

The Yemeni Teachers Syndicate accused the Houthi rebels of killing and detaining thousands of teachers, academics and administrators since 2014.

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Palestinian man killed by Israeli forces for 'throwing firebombs'

Israeli army forces shot dead on Monday a Palestinian man the military says threw Molotov cocktails at soldiers near his West Bank village of ...

Explosions and <em>gunfire</em> over Tripoli

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Explosions and gunfire over Tripoli

Conflict in western Libya continues as factions grapple for power.

Three Lebanese soldiers killed in hunt for 'terrorist': army

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Three Lebanese soldiers killed in hunt for 'terrorist': army

Three Lebanese soldiers were killed and another wounded while attempting to arrest a suspected "terrorist" at his north Lebanon home, the army ...

Clashes in Beirut 'between supporters of Saad Hariri, brother'

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Clashes in Beirut 'between supporters of Saad Hariri, brother'

Local reports suggesting the violence was sparked between supporters of ex-PM and leader of the Future Movement Saad Hariri and his brother ...

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