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Three Syrian soldiers were killed when gunmen attacked their outpost close to the demarcation line with the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said.

Shortly after taking office in 2017, Donald Trump imposed travel restrictions barring entry to US for nationals from seven Muslim-majority countries.

Sudan bans flights over Ethiopia border hotspot

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Sudan bans flights over Ethiopia border hotspot

Sudan banned flights over a flashpoint border area with Ethiopia.

Iraq war veteran named as woman shot by police

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Iraq war veteran named as woman shot by police

Ashli Babbitt, who had served in the United States Air Force, was named by police as the woman killed when protestors stormed the Capitol.

Ethiopia accuses Sudan of killing civilians amid border dispute

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Ethiopia accuses Sudan of killing civilians amid border dispute

Ethiopia has accused Sudanese forces of looting and killing civilians amid an ongoing dispute over a fertile border area.

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Biden calls on pro-Trump mob to 'pull back'

President-elect Joe Biden condemned the mob of Trump supporters that stormed the US Capitol.

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Explosions rock Saudi military headquarters in Yemen's Abyan

At least two explosions were heard near the Shakra High School building in Abyan, where the Saudi-led coalition has reportedly set up base.

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Blackwater Iraq killings 'akin to My Lai massacre': investigator

FBI investigator John Patarini said he was 'disgusted' with President Trump's actions.

Elijah J. Magnier

The fear inspired by Blackwater, US military in Iraq

Though Nisour Square was 13 years ago, the release of the Blackwater guards from prison opened up old wounds for the families of those killed, ...

Libya's Haftar urges troops 'drive out' Turkish forces

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Libya's Haftar urges troops 'drive out' Turkish forces

Khalifa Haftar has called on his fighters to 'drive out' Turkish forces backing Libya's UN-recognised government

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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 Navy official says 'uneasy deterrence' reached with Iran

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US Navy official says 'uneasy deterrence' reached with Iran

Vice Admiral Samuel Paparo described having a "healthy respect" for Iran's navy.

The Iraq Report: Sadr makes a gamble for power

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The Iraq Report: Sadr makes a gamble for power

The powerful cleric's political ambitions have been branded a cynical ploy by youth protesters who have been demonstrating against corruption, a ...

Russia and Turkey's complex regional rivalry

Ruslan Trad

Russia and Turkey's complex regional rivalry

Analysis: Conflict dynamics in both Syria and Nagorno-Karabakh are part of a broad field of confrontation between Moscow and Ankara, stretching ...

Three dead as rival protesters clash in southern Iraq

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Three dead as rival protesters clash in southern Iraq

Three people were shot dead and dozens wounded in southern Iraq, according to medics

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Iran's Revolutionary Guard launches aircraft-carrying ship

Iran launched a heavy warship Thursday capable of carrying helicopters, drones and missile launchers.

Carmen Geha

Lebanon's impenetrable glass ceiling

Comment: Women in Lebanon are fighting not just for better representation, but a complete overhaul of a male-dominated system that fosters ...

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Suu Kyi forecast to triumph in virus-hit Myanmar election

The election is just the second since the Southeast Asian nation emerged from nearly half a century of junta rule in 2011.

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Trump backers converge on vote centres in Michigan, Arizona

The protests came as the president insisted without evidence that there were major problems with the voting and the ballot counting.

The race is close, but would Trump accept defeat?

Diana Alghoul

The race is close, but would Trump accept defeat?

The political path to victory is one thing, but with Trump threatening to take legal action if he loses then the race for the presidency could ...

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Palestinian fires on Israel troops, is shot dead: army

The alleged assailant has been named as Bilal Adnan Rawajbah - a captain in the Palestinian security services.

Saudi girl filmed with pistol on back of motorbike

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Saudi girl filmed with pistol on back of motorbike

A Saudi girl was filmed while boasting a pistol in plain sight while on the back of a motorbike.

How US blackmail pushed Sudan to normalise Israel ties

Nour Odeh

How US blackmail pushed Sudan to normalise Israel ties

Analysis: The normalisation deal between Sudan and Israel was the result of political and financial extortion by the Trump administration.

Turkey: Police officers on trial for killing of lawyer

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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.

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