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The US is to deploy the Israeli-manufactured Iron Dome rocket interception system, used against Palestinian factions before, in bases in Gulf countries

No one claimed responsibility for the latest rocket attacks, but the US has blamed Iran-aligned militia factions for repeatedly targeting its assets in Iraq.

Twin suicide bombings rock central Baghdad

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Twin suicide bombings rock central Baghdad

A deadly twin suicide bombing has hit a market in Baghdad, killing at least 28, with the death toll expected to rise.

Officials: Suicide bombs rock central Baghdad, 6 dead

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Officials: Suicide bombs rock central Baghdad, 6 dead

A twin suicide bombing has struck Baghdad, killing at least six and wounding dozens of others.

Israel injures Palestinian man during overnight attacks on Gaza

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Israel injures Palestinian man during overnight attacks on Gaza

The Israeli military injured a Palestinian man in the besieged Gaza Strip when a shell hit his home in a refugee camp.

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Israeli warplanes strike the besieged Gaza Strip

There were no reports of any damage from Palestinian rockets, with Israeli army sources indicating they had landed in the Mediterranean sea

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Official: Gunmen kill two women judges in Afghan capital

The killing of two women judges who worked for Afghanistan's high court comes amid a wave of targeted killings which the government have accused ...

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Amnesty seeks probe into civilian deaths in Karabakh conflict

Amnesty International urged Azerbaijan and Armenia to probe into civilian casualties during the conflict over the disputed Nagorno-Karabakh ...

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A year after Soleimani's killing, tensions simmer in Iraq

In-depth: Iran has promised to avenge Soleimani's killing, but the proliferation of more independent armed militias in Iraq could be an even ...

Iraqis chanting anti-US slogans mark year since Soleimani killing

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Iraqis chanting anti-US slogans mark year since Soleimani killing

Pro-Iranian supporters, many dressed in black, massed in Baghdad's central Tahrir Square to also condemn Iraqi Prime Minister Mustafa al-Kadhemi ...

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Iran Guards vow response to 'any action' amid tensions

Salami was speaking on the eve of the first anniversary of the US killing of top Iranian military commander Qasem Soleimani in a Baghdad drone ...

In pictures: The Middle East bids farewell to 2020

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In pictures: The Middle East bids farewell to 2020

Here's our look at how the region said farewell to a year of change and challenges.

US aircraft carrier to leave Mideast amid Iran tension

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US aircraft carrier to leave Mideast amid Iran tension

The decision to send the USS Nimitz home could reflect a lack of consensus on whether Iran poses a heightened threat to strike during Trump's ...

Israel says it hit 50 Syria targets in 2020

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Israel says it hit 50 Syria targets in 2020

Israel's military says it hit 50 targets in Syria throughout 2020.

Iran honours Soleimani, killed a year ago by US

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Iran honours Soleimani, killed a year ago by US

Iran is mourning the first anniversary of the death of military commander Qasem Soleimani.

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US bomber mission over Gulf cautions Iran

America flew bombers over the Gulf in an effort to warn Iran against attacking the US.

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Gaza forces fire rockets to mark Israel conflict anniversary

The drills come days after Hamas accused Israel of launching strikes that damaged a children's hospital.

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Biden says Trump Pentagon stalling transition, creating security risks

US President-elect Joe Biden has said that Donald Trump’s recent appointees at the Pentagon were stalling and refusing to provide necessary ...

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Iran warns Israel not to cross Gulf 'red lines'

Iran's foreign ministry said risks would be raised "high" if the Tehran's "red lines" are crossed, following media reports that an Israeli ...

At least 4 dead in Kabul explosions targeting police

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At least 4 dead in Kabul explosions targeting police

Four others were wounded in the blasts in Afghanistan's capital on Saturday morning.

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Hamas says 'barbaric' Israeli strike damaged Gaza children's hospital

Hamas has denounced overnight Israeli airstrikes on the Gaza Strip as “barbaric”, saying that they damaged the Al-Dorra Children’s Hospital

Israeli jets strike Gaza after rockets fired across border

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Israeli jets strike Gaza after rockets fired across border

Israel has targeted a number of sites in Gaza after the army said Palestinian militants had fired rockets into the south of the country.

Iran warns Trump against 'adventurism'

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Iran warns Trump against 'adventurism'

Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammed Jawad Zarif wrote on Twitter that the US president would bear "full responsibility for any adventurism on his ...

Israel open to German efforts to expand Iran deal

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Israel open to German efforts to expand Iran deal

Israel's ambassador to Berlin, Jeremy Issacharoff, said he welcomed more active involvement of Germany in Middle East diplomacy.

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