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Five Israeli LYNX rocket launchers were delivered to eastern Libya-based warlord Khalifa Haftar by the UAE.

Two rocket attacks have targeted American sites in and around Baghdad on Saturday night, wounding a child, despite recent arrests of suspected militiamen from the pro-Iranian Kataeb Hezbollah group

Three rockets land near US oil company in Iraq

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Three rockets land near US oil company in Iraq

The rockets targeted the site of Halliburton in the Burjesia area in the oil-rich Basra province early on Monday. No casualties were reported.

Yemen in Focus: UAE's withdrawal brings proxies to fore

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Yemen in Focus: UAE's withdrawal brings proxies to fore

This week we look at the official UAE reduction of troops in Yemen, more snakey coalition moves in Yemen, and general who is in 'major' trouble.

Hadi sacks military official for fierce Saudi-UAE coalition criticism

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Hadi sacks military official for fierce Saudi-UAE coalition criticism

An arrest warrant by Yemen's president has been issued for Major General Mohsen Khasrof after slamming the Saudi-led coalition for failing to ...

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Tunisia sentences 41 to death over 2014 attack

A Tunisian court has sentenced 41 jihadists to death over an attack that killed 15 soldiers on the border with Algeria in 2014, prosecutors said on Saturday.

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Israel strikes Syria, after rockets land in Galilee

The rockets appeared to be errant fire from clashes between regime and rebels forces as fighting intensifies in western and southern Syria.

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Israel responds to Gaza balloon protests with deadly violence

Incendiary balloons have floated over Gaza's border fence in a show of protests by Palestinians, with Israel retaliating with lethal force, ...

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Saudis intercept Yemen rebel missile as camp toll rises

A Yemeni rebel missile was intercepted over Saudi Arabia Friday, a Saudi-led coalition said, as the death toll from a rebel attack on a Yemeni ...

Saudi-led coalition airstrikes hit 'Yemen rebels' arms supply'

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Saudi-led coalition airstrikes hit 'Yemen rebels' arms supply'

The Saudi-led coalition launched a series of air raids in Yemen on Thursday, as fighting between Yemeni pro-government militias and Houthi ...

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Iraqis finally putting out oil fires set by IS

For months, residents of the Iraqi town of Qayyara have lived under a dark cloud of toxic fumes released by oil well fires lit by retreating ...

Palestinians open Yasser Arafat's bedroom to the public

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Palestinians open Yasser Arafat's bedroom to the public

The 5-square metre room is the centrepiece of the new Arafat Museum, which opens to the public on Thursday to coincide with the 12th anniversary ...

Saudi-led coalition airstrikes kill 21 Yemenis ahead of Eid

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Saudi-led coalition airstrikes kill 21 Yemenis ahead of Eid

At least 21 civilians were killed in coalition raids in Yemen, just days ahead of annual Eid celebrations to mark the end of the Hajj pilgrimage.

Israel strikes Syria regime forces after Golan mortar fire

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Israel strikes Syria regime forces after Golan mortar fire

The Israeli air force hit Syrian regime forces after mortar fire from its war-wracked neighbour struck the Israeli-occupied zone of the Golan ...

Saudi Arabia intercepts two Houthi ballistic missiles

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Saudi Arabia intercepts two Houthi ballistic missiles

Two ballistic missiles launched by Houthi rebels in Yemen were intercepted by Saudi's air defence on Tuesday morning, the Arab coalition has ...

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US planes hit IS in Libya for second day

As pro-government forces close in, Islamic State group militants were hit by more US air raids in Libya's coastal city of Sirte.

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Egyptian actress 'kidnapped' by 'Islamic State' pranksters

Actress Hiba Magdi was left trembling and in tears after getting caught in a horrifying television prank.

Usaid Saddiqui

In loving memory of Rachel Corrie: Palestine's American hero

Comment: Corrie paid the ultimate price in solidarity with Palestinians, but her sacrifice has inspired millions, writes Usaid Saddiqui.

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The social media gun-runner: Buying Libyan weaponry on Facebook

Want to buy a rocket launcher? Try Instagram. Business is booming in Libya's post-Gaddafi arms trade on social media platforms.

Saudi-led coalition announces end of Yemen ceasefire

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Saudi-led coalition announces end of Yemen ceasefire

The Saudi-led coalition has announced an end to the ceasefire in Yemen after accusing the Iranian-backed rebels of frequent violations since it ...

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Rocket war: Yemen rebels and Saudis exchange missile fire

Saudi Arabia has warned Yemeni Houthi rebels it will launch punitive air raids in response to a wave of rebel rocket attacks on Saudi ...

Belgian man named as mastermind behind Paris attacks

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Belgian man named as mastermind behind Paris attacks

A French official has identified the suspected mastermind of the Paris attacks, that left over 100 dead, as Belgian national Abdelhamid Abaaoud, ...

Beyond the airstrikes: Russian troops geoloacted across Syria

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Beyond the airstrikes: Russian troops geoloacted across Syria

A number of Russian soldiers have been geoloacted in Syria, including near Hama, Aleppo and Homs, Russian bloggers said on Sunday.

Washington says Assad must go, but timing 'negotiable'

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Washington says Assad must go, but timing 'negotiable'

US could accept a resolution to Syrian conflict that allows President Assad to remain in power for an unspecified time, US Secretary of State ...

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