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The attacks come as Iraq's prime minister discusses a possible timeline for the withdrawal of US troops with diplomat Brett McGurk.

Three rockets were fired Monday evening towards Iraq's Balad airbase north of Baghdad, a security source told AFP, but without causing US casualties or damage, the Pentagon said.

Two <em>rockets</em> target Baghdad airport base housing US troops

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Two rockets target Baghdad airport base housing US troops

Two rockets targeted an airbase at Iraq's Baghdad airport housing US-led coalition troops on Sunday, in the second such attack in 10 days, the Iraqi army said.

How warming Egypt-Turkey ties could impact the Middle East

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How warming Egypt-Turkey ties could impact the Middle East

Analysis: The beginning of a new chapter in Egypt-Turkey relations could also pave the way for changes in the wider region.

Israeli drone crashes in Gaza after failed rocket launch

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Israeli drone crashes in Gaza after failed rocket launch

An Israeli military spokesman confirmed the crash, saying that it occurred during 'routine activity.'

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Israel reopens Gaza fishing zone

A fishing zone off the coast of Gaza has been reopened, after Israel closed the area following rocket fire.

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Israel approves 'escalated use of force' against besieged Gaza

Israel's security cabinet gave approval ahead of time for PM Netanyahu and defence minister Gantz to command a strike.

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Palestinian leadership to meet Thursday to discuss postponing elections

Prime Minister Mohammad Shtayyeh said the elections would be discussed when representatives of all the main factions meet on Thursday.

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Israel seals Gaza waters to Palestinian fishermen

Palestinian fishermen will not be able to access waters off the Gaza coast.

Israel's Netanyahu urges 'calm' after days of Jerusalem violence

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Israel's Netanyahu urges 'calm' after days of Jerusalem violence

Netanyahu called for "calm on all sides" on Saturday, days after violence erupted in Jerusalem.

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Israel bombs Gaza after second night of Jerusalem violence

Israeli jets pounded Gaza after residents of the besieged Palestinian enclave protested in solidarity with Palestinians in east Jerusalem, who ...

‘We’re going to stay in Iraq,’ says US commander

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‘We’re going to stay in Iraq,’ says US commander

General Frank McKenzie of the US Central Command said American troops will remain in Iraq to fight IS, apparently contradicting earlier US ...

Three <em>rockets</em> hit Baghdad airport base housing US troops

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Three rockets hit Baghdad airport base housing US troops

It is the second attack on US interests in Iraq in less than a week.

Five wounded in attack on Iraq base hosting Americans

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Five wounded in attack on Iraq base hosting Americans

Five rockets targeted an Iraqi airbase hosting US soldiers and at least two projectiles hit the facilities of an American firm that ...

Israel strikes Gaza after rocket attack

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Israel strikes Gaza after rocket attack

The strikes hit two Hamas "training sites" in southern Gaza and another target in central Gaza, witnesses and security sources said.

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Gaza projectile hits southern Israel: army

A projectile fired from Gaza has struck southern Israel, the second such attack in as many days.

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Pro-Iran factions up the ante in Iraq

The drone strike marks "an escalation and a sign that Iran-backed militias will use various weapons to attack their targets."

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Israeli air strikes hit Gaza after rocket attack

Israeli fighter jets and attack helicopters struck the besieged Gaza Strip on Friday.

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Rocket fired from Gaza causes no injury in Israel

A rocket landed in the southern Israeli city of Sderot on Thursday, Israeli authorities claimed, though no casualties were reported.

Turkish soldier killed by rocket fire in Iraq

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Turkish soldier killed by rocket fire in Iraq

An Iraqi child was injured when another of the rockets landed in a nearby village.

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Drone attack targets Iraq's Erbil airport in 'grand escalation'

The use of a drone marks an unprecedented escalation of the arms used to target US soldiers based in Erbil.

Two <em>rockets</em> hit near Iraq airbase hosting US soldiers

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Two rockets hit near Iraq airbase hosting US soldiers

Two rockets hit in near proximity of an Iraqi airbase, injuring two American soldiers and one Iraqi civilian.

Yemen's Houthi rebels renew Marib campaign amid diplomatic push

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Yemen's Houthi rebels renew Marib campaign amid diplomatic push

Saudi-led coalition jets bombed the Houthi rebels as they continued the offensive to claim Marib, while UN and US diplomats traveled to Riyadh ...

Ethiopia PM says Eritrea to withdraw troops from Tigray

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Ethiopia PM says Eritrea to withdraw troops from Tigray

Abiy sent troops into Tigray on November 4 after blaming the region's once-dominant ruling party, the Tigray People's Liberation Front (TPLF), ...

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