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A soldier and four militants were killed and another two soldiers were injured in a shootout near the Afghanistan border.

Months after the blast that devastated its capital, Lebanon plans to dispose of 49 containers of flammable chemicals from Beirut's port.

US attack risks 'full-fledged war', says adviser to Khamenei

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US attack risks 'full-fledged war', says adviser to Khamenei

An adviser to Iran's supreme leader has warned that any American attack on the Islamic Republic could set off a "full-fledged war" in the Middle East.

Ethiopia accuses WHO chief of backing native Tigray's leaders

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Ethiopia accuses WHO chief of backing native Tigray's leaders

The Tigray conflict has caused the displacement of some 200,000 people and growing.

Three Syrian soldiers killed in Israeli air strike: report

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Three Syrian soldiers killed in Israeli air strike: report

At least Syrian three soldiers were killed after the Israeli army launched air strikes in the country.

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Army identifies 5 Americans killed in Egypt helicopter crash

Five American soldiers, a French peacekeeper and a Czech officer were killed in the helicopter crash near Sharm el-Sheikh.

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Iran mocks Al-Qaeda number two killed in Tehran report

The senior Al-Qaeda leader, whose nom de guerre was Abu Muhammad al-Masri, was killed along with his daughter, Miriam, the widow of Osama bin ...

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Al-Qaeda's number two secretly killed in Iran: NYT

Abdullah Ahmed Abdullah, who was on the FBI's list of most wanted terrorists, was shot and killed in Tehran by two Israeli operatives, a report ...

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Shots fired at Saudi embassy in The Hague

The motive for the shooting was unclear. Police appealed for witnesses.

Libyan pleads guilty to murder over UK 'terror' stabbings

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Libyan pleads guilty to murder over UK 'terror' stabbings

A Libyan man pleaded guilty at a pre-trial hearing for stabbing six people, killing three, at a park in Reading, UK.

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Mariam Mohamed's death reignites Egypt's digital #MeToo movement

The death of a 24-year-old Egyptian woman in Cairo has served as another catalyst for the digital feminist movement in Egypt.

Lebanon to impose lockdown, curfew as virus surges

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Lebanon to impose lockdown, curfew as virus surges

Lebanon has broken daily records in recent weeks, straining the country’s medical sector where intensive care units are almost full and cannot ...

Russian military helicopter shot down in Armenia, two dead

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Russian military helicopter shot down in Armenia, two dead

Two crew members onboard a Russian military helicopter were killed when it was shot down near the border with Azerbaijan.

Ethiopia's Abiy replaces army chief as Tigray casualties mount

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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 ...

Austria's Muslims wary of backlash after attack

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Austria's Muslims wary of backlash after attack

One NGO, which documents anti-Muslim harassments and racism, has reported a an increase in incidents in the wake of the Vienna attack.

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US Election 2020: Joe Biden wins the presidency

Joe Biden and running mate Kamal Harris have won the 2020 US election after cinching the all-important battleground state of Pennsylvania.

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Yemen in Focus: UAE-backed STC 'violating rights in Socotra'

This week we focus on rights violations in Socotra, a US admission to civilian casualties and Yemen's at-risk heritage.

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Azerbaijani shelling kills 3 in Karabakh city, Armenia says

Three civilians were killed as Azerbaijani forces shelled Stepanakert, the main city of the disputed Nagorno-Karabakh region

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Lebanon to demolish blast-hit silos over safety fears

Lebanon will demolish grain silos at Beirut port that were severely damaged during the blast.

Jordanian mother and son shot dead in Nevada

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Jordanian mother and son shot dead in Nevada

Police officers arrived at the property to find the perpetrator hiding behind a vehicle holding a gun to the the young boy's head.

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Turkey ends earthquake rescue mission

Turkey has called off a mission to find and rescue survivors, five days after a powerful quake hit western Turkey, killing 116 people.

Palestinian fires on Israel troops, is shot dead: army

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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.

Turkey quake death toll rises to 100

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Turkey quake death toll rises to 100

Rescue workers in Izmir province are continuing to search tirelessly for survivors, while 147 are still in hospital.

Fire Brigades Union calls for investigation into Beirut blast

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Fire Brigades Union calls for investigation into Beirut blast

The joint call comes ahead of three-month anniversary of devastating 4 August blast that killed more than 200 people, including ten emergency ...

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