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The missiles used in the devastating 4 January strike on unarmed military cadets in the Libyan capital has been traced back to a UAE-controlled drone

Warning sirens sounded before dawn in Israeli communities near the border as the pre-dawn air strikes and shelling prompted Hamas to launch a salvo of six rockets in retaliation.

Blackout in Syria after 'terrorist attack' on gas pipeline

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Blackout in Syria after 'terrorist attack' on gas pipeline

Syria has suffered a major power cut following a gas pipeline blast.

The erasure of Yarmouk refugee camp

Leila al-Shami

The erasure of Yarmouk refugee camp

Bombed, starved and besieged, Palestinian residents of Yarmouk refugee camp now face being permanently displaced as the Assad regime ...

12 pro-regime fighters killed in Syria clashes: monitor

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12 pro-regime fighters killed in Syria clashes: monitor

Another 17 pro-regime fighters were wounded while on the jihadist-led side six fighters died in clashes on Monday.

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Seven Syrian regime soldiers killed in Idlib clashes

At least seven Syrian regime soldiers have been killed and nine others injured in clashes with rebels in the Jabal al-Zawiya area of southern Idlib province.

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Syrian tycoon says targeted companies were evading US sanctions

Rami Makhlouf said that overseas companies being targeted by the Syrian regime were set up to evade US sanctions.

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Syrian regime bombs Idlib amid fears of major offensive

The Syrian regime has bombed villages in rebel-held Idlib province, injuring two people, as humanitarian workers said that they feared a new ...

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Two children killed, three injured in Syria mine explosions

Two children have been killed and three others injured when two mines exploded in Syria’s Raqqa and Idlib provinces as violence continued across ...

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Clashes resume on Azerbaijan-Armenia border

At least 16 people on both sides have been killed since clashes erupted on Sunday between the ex-Soviet republics.

Pakistan <em>shelling</em> kills at least 5 Afghan villagers: officials

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Pakistan shelling kills at least 5 Afghan villagers: officials

The incident occurred when Pakistani security forces were erecting a fence along the border with Afghanistan.

Nine soldiers dead in fighting on Armenia-Azerbaijan border

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Nine soldiers dead in fighting on Armenia-Azerbaijan border

The skirmishes mark the most serious spike in hostilities since 2016, when scores were killed in four days of fighting.

Syria facing 'unprecedented' hunger crisis amid coronavirus outbreak: UN

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Syria facing 'unprecedented' hunger crisis amid coronavirus outbreak: UN

The United Nations has warned that Covid-19 and the deteriorating economic situation in Syria could prove to be a cocktail of disaster for the ...

Sisi has no business drawing 'red lines' in Libya

Ahmed Sewehli

Sisi has no business drawing 'red lines' in Libya

Comment: Egypt's undemocratic aims and interference in Libya are unwelcome, writes Ahmed Sewehli.

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HTS clashes with new jihadi formation in Idlib province

HTS have clashed with jihadi groups such as Hurras Al-Din in Idlib.

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Syria says it intercepted drone on Mediterranean coast

The unknown drone was shot down close to a Russian airbase and other important military installations.

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Turkish air strikes kill 5 civilians in northern Iraq

Five civilians and one Turkish soldier are confirmed killed as Ankara launches a cross-border offensive in northern Iraq where it says Kurdish ...

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Turkey expands offensive against Kurdish rebels in north Iraq

Turkey is being asked to answer for its actions in bombing Kurdish rebels in Iraq.

Iraq demands Turkey 'stop bombardment, withdraw forces' from north

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Iraq demands Turkey 'stop bombardment, withdraw forces' from north

Iraq wants Turkey to withdraw its forces from the North in an operation dubbed 'Claw Tiger'.

Paul McLoughlin

Syria fighting could lead to coronavirus outbreak in Idlib

There are fears of an escalation in fighting in Idlib province, potentially leading to a new humanitarian crisis.

US court hears torture case against Libya's Haftar

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US court hears torture case against Libya's Haftar

Libyan families are seeking $85 million against Khalifa Haftar and his two sons, dual US-Libyan citizens, over extrajudicial killings and ...

Syria regime mobilises supporters after Suweidah anti-Assad protests

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Syria regime mobilises supporters after Suweidah anti-Assad protests

Suweidah province has seen large-scale protests against the Syrian regime.

Russian forces resume deadly air strikes on Syria's Idlib

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Russian forces resume deadly air strikes on Syria's Idlib

Strikes on southern Idlib province, which killed a displaced civilian and injured five more, signal the Russian-backed Syrian regime is ramping ...

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