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Save the Children said the new figures mean that in the last six months, the total number of food-insecure children across the country has risen to more than 4.6 million.

Turkey has strongly denied claims it's sending Syrian fighters to Azerbaijan.

Death toll rises in Karabakh clashes

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Death toll rises in Karabakh clashes

Yerevan and Baku have been locked in a territorial dispute over the ethnic Armenian region of Nagorny Karabakh for decades, with deadly fighting flaring up last July and in 2016.

Lebanese security forces kill nine suspected IS members

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Lebanese security forces kill nine suspected IS members

Lebanese security forces have killed nine presumed members of IS following a hunt for suspects in the August 21 killing of two policemen and the ...

US doubles bounty on new Islamic State leader

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US doubles bounty on new Islamic State leader

A $5 million bounty for information leading to the arrest of the new Islamic State leader has been doubled, US authorities said on Thursday.

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Coronavirus crisis mounting in refugee camps

Covid-19 cases in refugee camps across the Middle East have spiked in the last month.

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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 ...

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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 ...

Paul McLoughlin

Syria Insight: Cautious hope for change with constitution talks

A meeting between Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov and Syrian President Bashar Al-Assad could point to fundamental changes in the war.

Turkey's Erdogan lashes out at 'incapable' Macron

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Turkey's Erdogan lashes out at 'incapable' Macron

Erdogan and Macron have frequently found themselves in wars of words over conflicts ranging from Libya and Syria to Turkey's maritime ...

Austin Bodetti

Ireland's growing influence in the Middle East

Unburdened by the colonial legacies dogging other countries in Western Europe, Ireland has received a warm reception in the Arab world.

Iran 'moving towards third wave of Covid-19' says official

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Iran 'moving towards third wave of Covid-19' says official

After a brief decline last month, coronavirus infections and deaths are now surging in Tehran, with the rest of the country likely to follow

Restrictions imposed amid unprecedented coronavirus outbreak in rebel-held <em>Syria</em>

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Restrictions imposed amid unprecedented coronavirus outbreak in rebel-held Syria

Local authorities in opposition held areas of northern Syria have ordered the closure of restaurants, cafes and other public ...

<em>Syria</em> drone strike kills top Tunisian jihadist

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Syria drone strike kills top Tunisian jihadist

A drone strike believed to have been carried out by the United States in northwestern Syria.

Hezbollah pondering withdrawal from <em>Syria</em>, Lebanese political ally reveals

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Hezbollah pondering withdrawal from Syria, Lebanese political ally reveals

Iran-backed Hezbollah may pull deployed in Syria, the FPM leader said.

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Red Crescent worker killed in Syria attack

An attack on a vehicle belonging to the Red Crescent killed a staff member and injured another in northern Syria on Monday.

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Coronavirus kills businessman uncle of Syria's Assad

Mohamed Makhlouf, one of the most prominent Syrian businessmen during the 1970s and 1980s, was taken to hospital in the capital Damascus on ...

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Arab League ignores Palestinian call for UAE normalisation rebuke

The Arab League accused Iran and Turkey of interfering in the affairs of Arab countries.

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Macron urges EU to unite over Turkey's 'unacceptable' conduct

Turkey is 'no longer a partner' in the eastern Mediterranean region, Macron said.

Daughter of Syrian Oscar-nominated documentary filmmaker goes to school

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Daughter of Syrian Oscar-nominated documentary filmmaker goes to school

The documentary filmmaker won several awards for her documentary about life in Aleppo during Bashar al-Assad's seige.

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Turkey nabs bomb suspect from Syrian regime stronghold

Ercan Bayat is the second suspect in the 2013 Reyhanli bombings to be detained by Turkish authorities from Syria.

Australian women, children 'abducted' from <em>Syria</em> refugee camp: reports

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Australian women, children 'abducted' from Syria refugee camp: reports

A number of Australian women and children were forcibly removed from a Syrian camp housing the families of Islamic State fighters, Australian ...

<em>Syria</em> Kurds transfer some IS-linked foreign families from camp

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Syria Kurds transfer some IS-linked foreign families from camp

Syrian Kurds have transferred the 'least radical' women and children linked to IS to rehabilitation.

Hezbollah, Hamas chiefs meet to discuss UAE-Israel normalisation

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Hezbollah, Hamas chiefs meet to discuss UAE-Israel normalisation

Hassan Nasrallah, head of the Iran-backed Shia Hezbollah movement, was pictured meeting Ismail Haniyeh, who heads the political bureau of Hamas, ...

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