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A soldier and four militants were killed and another two soldiers were injured in a shootout near the Afghanistan border.

Pakistani counterterrorism police said they killed two al-Qaeda militants with plans to carry out 'subversive activities'.

Saudi girl filmed with pistol on back of motorbike

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Saudi girl filmed with pistol on back of motorbike

A Saudi girl was filmed while boasting a pistol in plain sight while on the back of a motorbike.

Anti-Shia protesters march for second day in Karachi

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Anti-Shia protesters march for second day in Karachi

Vast crowds of men thronged downtown Karachi - Pakistan's largest city and a major business and industrial hub - many of them waving pro-Sunni ...

Five killed after al-Shabaab attack on Somali hotel

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Five killed after al-Shabaab attack on Somali hotel

At least five people were killed in a gun and bomb attack by Al-Shabaab fighters on an upscale beachfront hotel in Somalia's capital, officials ...

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Five dead in attack on Mogadishu hotel: security official

At least five have been killed when gunmen stormed an upscale hotel in Mogadishu.

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Palestinian-Israeli mother and son injured in Haifa shootout

A 57-year-old mother and her 23-year-old son were lightly wounded after being shot at in the Hadar neighbourhood in Haifa.

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MSF closes Kabul program after May maternity hospital attack

MSF had been working at the clinic since 2014, providing free-of-charge maternity and neonatal care. Last year, 16,000 babies were delivered at ...

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The human cost of Saudi Arabia's dystopian Neom megacity

The killing of a tribal activist has shone a spotlight on the Western firms helping to build Saudi Arabia's Neom megacity.

India expels Pakistan embassy officials for alleged spying

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India expels Pakistan embassy officials for alleged spying

Two officials at Pakistan's High Commission in New Delhi were being expelled for "espionage activities", India's foreign ministry said late ...

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Six killed following shootout between families in Saudi Arabia

Saudi prosecutors are investigating a deadly mass shooting in Asir province, allegedly sparked by a dispute between two families.

Rare Saudi resistance hits futuristic megacity project

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Rare Saudi resistance hits futuristic megacity project

Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman's dream project hit a new roadblock when a member of the local Huwaitat tribe was gunned down after he ...

Egyptian policeman, seven militants killed in clashes in Cairo

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Egyptian policeman, seven militants killed in clashes in Cairo

One policeman and seven militants have been killed in an armed clash in the Cairo suburb of Amiriyah in the lead up to Coptic Holy Week.

June Rain: A powerful portrait of identity and division

Ramona Wadi

June Rain: A powerful portrait of identity and division

Book Club: Jabbour Douaihy's powerful novel is a poignant portrayal of community, identity and division in Lebanon.

Egyptian authorities kill 'IS-affiliated militants' in restive Sinai region

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Egyptian authorities kill 'IS-affiliated militants' in restive Sinai region

Egyptian security forces killed 17 suspected IS militants, as the state's campaign against an insurgency in the Sinai nears its two year ...

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US troops killed by uniformed gunman in Afghanistan

Three Afghan commandos and two US soldiers were killed in an attack in the eastern Afghan province of Nangarhar on Saturday.

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Saudi forces kill two 'terrorists' in Dammam shootout

Saudi state media have reported that security forces have killed two wanted 'terrorists' following a shootout in a residential ...

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Egypt 'covered up' murder of Giulio Regeni, Italy says

Giulio Regeni, a 28-year-old doctoral researcher at Britain's Cambridge University, disappeared in Cairo in January 2016.

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IS attack SDF forces as Turkey operation begins

Islamic State militants have launched attacks on Kurdish-led forces in Raqqa just before the beginning of a Turkish military operation in ...

Egyptian forces kill 15 suspected militants in restive Sinai

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Egyptian forces kill 15 suspected militants in restive Sinai

Egyptian security forces have killed 15 suspected militants in northern Sinai according to a statement by the interior ministry, amid continued ...

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Egypt awaits: Will Friday see huge anti-Sisi protests?

In-depth: Egyptian contractor Mohammed Ali has exposed huge government waste and corruption angering Egyptians. This week he has called for a ...

Egypt says six Muslim Brotherhood members killed in '<em>shootout</em>'

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Egypt says six Muslim Brotherhood members killed in 'shootout'

Egyptian state media has accused the Muslim Brotherhood of influencing protesters currently calling for Sisi's overthrow.

Egypt security forces kill 11 militants in restive Sinai

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Egypt security forces kill 11 militants in restive Sinai

11 militants were killed by Egyptian security forces in North Sinai, where Egypt has been fighting an insurgency since the ouster of president ...

Hizballah MP resigns after allegedly shooting his daughter's ex-husband

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Hizballah MP resigns after allegedly shooting his daughter's ex-husband

Nawaf Al-Moussawi and a dozen gunmen attempted to storm a police station where his daughter and her ex-husband had been brought following a ...

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