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No arrests had yet been made and the motive for the attack was not immediately clear.

The US has imposed sanctions on Libya's Kaniyat militia, which is allegedly behind multiple murders, kidnapping and torture.

Kurdish and Turkey-backed fighters clash in Syria, 11 killed

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Kurdish and Turkey-backed fighters clash in Syria, 11 killed

The Monday night clashes near the town of Ein Issa were triggered by an attack by Turkey-backed gunmen on SDF positions, according to a monitor.

Turkey orders arrest of 101 over alleged PKK links

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Turkey orders arrest of 101 over alleged PKK links

Authorities accuse the Democratic Society Congress of links to the PKK militant group.

Libyan father seeks closure after son's forced disappearance

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Libyan father seeks closure after son's forced disappearance

When armed men picked up the 20-year-old Haitham al-Magri for interrogation from his home, his father Mohamed never expected it would be the ...

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Obituary: Prince Khalifa bin Salman, Bahrain's long-serving prime minister

Holding office until his death at 84, Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al-Khalifa was one of the world's longest-serving prime ministers.

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Suu Kyi forecast to triumph in virus-hit Myanmar election

The election is just the second since the Southeast Asian nation emerged from nearly half a century of junta rule in 2011.

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Seventeen bodies unearthed in Libyan mass graves

Five new mass graves were discovered this week in territory retaken from Khalifa Haftar's forces.

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World markets rally as markets shrug off election limbo

The world watches with baited breath as the US elections slowly draw to a close.

Turkey ends earthquake rescue mission

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Turkey ends earthquake rescue mission

Turkey has called off a mission to find and rescue survivors, five days after a powerful quake hit western Turkey, killing 116 people.

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'Miracle' girl rescued 91 hours after Turkey quake

Some 91 hours after the deadly earthquake struck Turkey's Izmir, a three-year-old girl was pulled from rubble.

Trump, Biden hit key states in last-minute campaigning

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Trump, Biden hit key states in last-minute campaigning

Donald Trump and Joe Biden are visiting key US swing states in a frantic last-minute push for votes prior to Tuesday’s elections in the US.

Palestine's olive harvest marred by rising Israeli settler violence

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Palestine's olive harvest marred by rising Israeli settler violence

In-depth: Attacks by Israeli settlers against Palestinians often intensify during the crucial olive harvest season.

Turkey: Police officers on trial for killing of lawyer

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Turkey: Police officers on trial for killing of lawyer

Three officers went on trial for killing lawyer Tahir Elci was while making a press statement on the destruction of a historic mosque in 2015.

Istanbul authorities ban Kurdish-language play

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Istanbul authorities ban Kurdish-language play

Turkish authorities banned a Kurdish adaptation of a well-known satirical play over concerns of 'public order', just hours before it was due to ...

Tallha Abdulrazaq

The legacy of Tehran's weaponised sectarianism in Iran-Iraq war

Comment: Sectarianism is seen as the tragic norm in today's Middle Eastern conflicts, but its roots were put down 40 years ago during the Iran-Iraq war, writes Talha Abdulrazaq

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Emirati ship to dock in Israeli port

A ship sailing from the Dubai port of Jebel Ali will arrive at Haifa Port on Monday morning.

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Turkey seeks new life for submerged tourist town

Concerns have been raised over Hasankeyf in Turkey's mostly Kurdish southeast, a town that stood for 12,000 years before the Ilisu Dam ...

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Malaysia PM criticises UN over coronavirus response

Muhyiddin Yassin called the United Nations' response to the covid-19 pandemic 'rather slow'.

Libyans caught between fear of pandemic and scepticism

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Libyans caught between fear of pandemic and scepticism

Without running water or electricity, instructions for Libyans to self-isolate bring their own set of problems.

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Karl Marx lookalike graces the dance floor in Turkey

A popular video shared on social media in Turkey shows the German communist's doppelganger throwing shapes at a wedding.

France seeks EU sanctions on Turkey over energy tensions

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France seeks EU sanctions on Turkey over energy tensions

French Minister for European Affairs Clement Beaune said the EU should consider sanctions against Turkey.

Israel to propose Saudi-Israel oil pipeline

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Israel to propose Saudi-Israel oil pipeline

Israel is considering extending its Eilat-Ashkelon pipeline 700 kilometres southeast to the Yanbu oil refineries in Saudi Arabia.

Indonesian non-maskers ordered to dig graves for coronavirus dead

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Indonesian non-maskers ordered to dig graves for coronavirus dead

Rule flouters in East Java were ordered to dig graves in pairs as punishment for not wearing masks.

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