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Three members of the same family, all of which firefighters called to the scene, have been missing since the deadly port blast rocked Beirut last week.

Humanity or hypocrisy? Israel has offered aid to Lebanon following the port explosion, 14 years after it destroyed swathes of Beirut and killed thousands in the 2006 war

Lebanon president 'knew' of chemicals at port in July

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Lebanon president 'knew' of chemicals at port in July

Michel Aoun has revealed that he knew about the huge stockpile of ammonium nitrate at the port last month.

Turkey announces resuming eastern Mediterranean energy search

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Turkey announces resuming eastern Mediterranean energy search

Turkey announced its intention to search for energy in the eastern Mediterranean, despite conflict with Greece in the past.

'Armageddon' at Beirut hospitals after blast hurt medics, patients

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'Armageddon' at Beirut hospitals after blast hurt medics, patients

The deadly explosion that struck Beirut left Lebanese medical staff sustaining the same injuries as their patients.

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What we know about the Lebanon explosions

Here are the main takeaways from the massive blast that devastated Lebanon's capital Beirut.

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Apocalyptic scenes as blasts ravage Beirut

The confirmed death toll stood at 73 at 2:00 am but with more than 3,000 wounded and hospitals struggling to cope, a much higher final count ...

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Yemen's Houthis down 'US spy drone' near Saudi border

A US spy drone was downed by Yemen's Houthis near the border with Saudi Arabia, the rebels said on Sunday.

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The Iraq Report: Coronavirus cases spiral out of control

While Iraq saw a relatively under-reported spread of Covid-19 in the first five months of 2020, June alone saw a 600 percent spike in infections.

Houthis have 'bank of targets' in Saudi, UAE, Israel

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Houthis have 'bank of targets' in Saudi, UAE, Israel

Abdullah Yahya Al-Hakim, chief of Houthis' intelligence and reconnaissance body, said the rebel group has a bank of vital targets in Saudi ...

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Yemen's Houthis claim strike on Saudi oil facility

A coronavirus ceasefire for Yemen has broken apart.

Houthis allow UN team to visit 'time bomb' tanker

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Houthis allow UN team to visit 'time bomb' tanker

A breach of the vessel would have disastrous results for Red Sea marine life and tens of thousands of impoverished people who depend on fishing ...

UN to hold crisis Yemen talks as tanker decays

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UN to hold crisis Yemen talks as tanker decays

The UN is holding talks on Yemen as a tanker on a Yemeni coast could rupture, causing disastrous consequences for Red Sea marine life.

The Iraq Report: Assassination of Hisham al-Hashimi sparks outcry

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The Iraq Report: Assassination of Hisham al-Hashimi sparks outcry

Hisham al-Hashimi's killing sparked an outpouring of grief, with many perceiving his murder as the latest manifestation of how powerful ...

How Egypt's sexual harassment problem could usher in #MeToo

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How Egypt's sexual harassment problem could usher in #MeToo

With sexual assault cases increasing, and a growing body of voices online refusing to back down, some critics argue there could be a reckoning ...

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Rocket fired at Baghdad airport following string of attacks

A rocket landed near Baghdad airport overnight but did not explode, an Iraqi security source said, after two other rocket attacks targeted American diplomatic and military installations at the weekend.

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Rockets target American sites in Iraq despite militia arrests

Two rocket attacks have targeted American sites in and around Baghdad on Saturday night, wounding a child, despite recent arrests of suspected ...

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The Iraq Report: Pro-Iran militias reassert dominance over Kadhimi

Iran's proxies have dealt a humiliating blow to Iraq's newly incumbent Prime Minister Mustafa al-Kadhimi, who has now exposed the limits of his ...

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Powerful explosion rocks health clinic in Iranian capital

At least 19 people have been killed after an explosion rocked the Iranian capital on Tuesday evening, state media reported.

Millions of Yemeni children may starve amid coronavirus pandemic

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Millions of Yemeni children may starve amid coronavirus pandemic

The number of malnourished Yemeni children could greatly increase this year, UNICEF has warned, as the war-torn country struggles with ...

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Tehran blast caused by gas explosion, Iran authorities say

The Iranian defence ministry says that an explosion at an industrial gas tank, which caused no casualties, was the cause of a huge ...

Family of slain Saudi activist slam NEOM 'compensation plan'

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Family of slain Saudi activist slam NEOM 'compensation plan'

Saudi Arabia has been accused of offering NEOM compensation money 'under threats' to members of the Huwaiti tribe who were evicted to make way ...

US upholds troop-cut target of 8,600 in Afghanistan

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US upholds troop-cut target of 8,600 in Afghanistan

Marine Gen. Frank McKenzie gave no indication of when US forces would be further reduced.

400 Afghan security personnel killed or wounded by Taliban

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400 Afghan security personnel killed or wounded by Taliban

Violence had dropped across much of Afghanistan since the Taliban announced a three-day ceasefire on May 24, but officials have accused the ...

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