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France will crack down on social media posts that put people in danger by divulging their personal details following the murder of a teacher last week.

The US Army says it has carried out a drone strike against Al-Qaeda-linked militants in Syria’s rebel-held Idlib province.

French women charged over stabbing of veiled Muslim women

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French women charged over stabbing of veiled Muslim women

The main suspect has been placed in preventive custody while her friend has been released on bail, sources close to the investigation have said.

French teacher's killer 'contacted pupil's father before attack'

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French teacher's killer 'contacted pupil's father before attack'

Decapitated teacher Samuel Paty was in touch with a parent who was leading an online campaign against him.

Erdogan denies pro-Turkey Syrians joining fight in Nagorno-Karabakh

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Erdogan denies pro-Turkey Syrians joining fight in Nagorno-Karabakh

Erdogan denied claims that Turkey had sent Syrian fighters in support of its ally Azerbaijan.

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France charges jihadist with murder in IS territory

Othman Garrido, 26, is believed to have arrived in the region in 2012, where anti-terror prosecutors say he committed murder.

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France accuses Turkey of military involvement in Karabakh

France has accused Turkey of militarily siding Azerbaijan in its conflict with Armenia.

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90 dead as Assad forces clash with IS: monitor

At least 90 combatants have been killed in clashes between regime forces and IS groups in the Orontes valley.

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Syria Kurds transfer foreign families from crowded Al-Hol camp

Kurdish authorities have started to transfer foreign women and their children from an overcrowded camp in northeast Syria.

IS suicide attack in Syria kills 17 regime troops

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IS suicide attack in Syria kills 17 regime troops

IS targeted the regime-controlled Taim oil field in Deir az-Zour with suicide bombings, shelling and machine gun fire, killing at least 17 ...

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US withdraws 2,500 troops amid uptick in Iraq attacks

Washington has withdrawn another 2,500 troops from Iraq as US assets in the country continue to be targeted in rocket attacks.

US, Algeria renew strategic alliance in troubled region

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US, Algeria renew strategic alliance in troubled region

"Algeria is a committed counter-terrorism partner," General Stephen Townsend, head of US Africa Command, said on a recent visit to Algiers.

Macron demands Turkey explain '<em>jihadists</em>' in Azerbaijan

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Macron demands Turkey explain 'jihadists' in Azerbaijan

Armenian and Azerbaijani forces intensified their shelling on Thursday as Macron said jihadist militants had been deployed to Nagorno Karabakh ...

Pentagon chief heads to Algeria for security talks

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Pentagon chief heads to Algeria for security talks

Mark Esper is the first US defence secretary to visit Algiers in almost 15 years.

Iraq ‘not happy’ with ‘dangerous’ US pullout threat

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Iraq ‘not happy’ with ‘dangerous’ US pullout threat

Iraq has expressed dissatisfaction with a US threat to pull out its diplomats and troops from the country in response to rocket attacks by ...

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US signs 10-year military cooperation pact with Tunisia

US Defence Secretary Mark Esper has signed a 10-year military cooperation agreement on a visit to Tunisia amid a continuing extremist threat in neighbouring Libya

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France arrests 29 in anti-terror Syria financing sting

French police arrested 29 people in a sting operation targeting a terror financing network for jihadists in Syria.

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US slap sanctions on Syrian central bank chief, businessman

The US slapped sanctions on Syria's central bank chief, as well as other 16 other people and institutions.

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Sudanese PM says debate needed before normalisation with Israel

Sudanese Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok has said that a deep debate was needed within society before any normalisation deal was signed with ...

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Iran accuses Saudis of shifting blame for 'crimes'

Iran's foreign ministry hit back at Saudi Arabia's remarks to the United Nations.

Dozens dead in IS, govt clashes in Syria's Raqqa

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Dozens dead in IS, govt clashes in Syria's Raqqa

At least 28 fighters were killed in clashes between Syria pro-regime forces and Islamic State militants in the northern province of Raqqa.

UN warns of possible 'war crimes' in Turkish-controlled Syria

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UN warns of possible 'war crimes' in Turkish-controlled Syria

Michelle Bachelet, the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, said the situation in areas of northern Syria controlled by Turkey was ...

Covid-19 heaps misery on Algeria's wilting vineyards

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Covid-19 heaps misery on Algeria's wilting vineyards

The coronavirus pandemic has impacted Algeria's wine industry.

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