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US President Donald Trump has ordered the removal of most US troops from Somalia.

The advocacy group submitted a Freedom of Information act (Foia) request on Thursday alongside CUNY Law School’s Clear clinic.

Russia and Turkey's complex regional rivalry

Ruslan Trad

Russia and Turkey's complex regional rivalry

Analysis: Conflict dynamics in both Syria and Nagorno-Karabakh are part of a broad field of confrontation between Moscow and Ankara, stretching from North Africa to the Caucasus.

Australian war crimes report details what Afghans always knew

Emran Feroz

Australian war crimes report details what Afghans always knew

Comment: It shouldn't have taken a report into Australian war crimes to foreground the trauma Afghans have been reporting for years, writes ...

CIA officer killed in Al-Shabaab car bomb attack: report

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CIA officer killed in Al-Shabaab car bomb attack: report

The unnamed officer was taking part in a raid alongside Somali and US special forces when a car bomb was detonated.

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Syria Insight: Idlib comes under focus after Turkish movements

Syria's Idlib remains a hive of military activity despite a Russian-Turkish ceasefire meant to reduce violence in the densely populated province.

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Israel warns citizens not to talk politics with Emiratis

Israel has warned its citizens not to discuss democracy, the royal family, or other taboo issues with Emiratis during their trips to the UAE.

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Iranian commander killed in airstrike on Syria-Iraq border

The IRGC commander was in the Syrian city of Albukamal when the strike took place.

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Rebel shelling kills 7 Yemen children: medics

Doctors without Borders appealed to 'all armed groups to abide by international humanitarian law and take all necessary precautions to avoid ...

Syria graduate doctors to battle Covid-19 in rebel hub

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Syria graduate doctors to battle Covid-19 in rebel hub

In Idlib and adjacent parts of Aleppo province, opposition officials have recorded almost 15,766 novel coronavirus infections in total, ...

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Israel fears Iran revenge attacks on citizens in UAE

Israeli tourists in the UAE could be targets in revenge attacks, according to media reports.

Iran mulls response to killing of nuclear scientist

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Iran mulls response to killing of nuclear scientist

Debate raged in Iran over how and when to respond to a top nuclear scientist's assassination, blamed on arch-foe Israel, as his body was ...

Rockets target Eritrea capital after Ethiopia declares Tigray victory

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Rockets target Eritrea capital after Ethiopia declares Tigray victory

Addis-Ababa based diplomats told AFP that multiple rockets fired Saturday night appeared to have targeted Asmara's airport and military ...

Remembering the Detroit Arab Workers strike for Palestine

Diana Alghoul

Remembering the Detroit Arab Workers strike for Palestine

The Detroit Arab Workers strike won a very important battle in the United Auto Workers divesting from Israeli partners and left a legacy in the ...

Ethiopia's Abiy says Tigray fighting 'completed'

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Ethiopia's Abiy says Tigray fighting 'completed'

Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed said Saturday that military operations in the country's northern Tigray region were "completed"

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Heavy shelling hits capital of Ethiopia's Tigray: reports

Ethiopia's military "has started hitting with heavy weaponry and artillery the centre of Mekele".

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Fresh rocket attack from Ethiopia's Tigray region targets Eritrea

At least one rocket recently fired from Ethiopia's Tigray region targeted neighbouring Eritrea, according to regional diplomats.

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Saudi-led coalition strikes Houthis near Sanaa

The Saudi-led international coalition has carried out airstrikes against Houthi rebels near the Yemeni capital Sana'a

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CIA officer killed in Somalia: US media

The veteran officer was a member of the CIA's Special Activities Center, a paramilitary branch that carries out some of the US intelligence ...

Morocco upholds jail terms for Sahrawis over 2010 killings

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Morocco upholds jail terms for Sahrawis over 2010 killings

The court has upheld life sentences for 23 Sahrawis over the killings of 11 security personnel 10 years ago.

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Air strikes kill 19 Iran-backed fighters in Syria

Airstrike likely carried out by Israel killed nearly two dozen Iran-backed fighters in Syria.

Rights groups highlight UK’s role in fuelling Yemen’s conflict

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Rights groups highlight UK’s role in fuelling Yemen’s conflict

A new report by two NGOs has called on the UK to halt the sale of weapons to Saudi Arabia and the UAE, saying it is fuelling the Yemen war.

Dismay as US considers troop pullout from Somalia

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Dismay as US considers troop pullout from Somalia

A Biden administration is considering taking troops out from Somalia.

Iran frees British-Australian academic in exchange for three Iranians

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Iran frees British-Australian academic in exchange for three Iranians

Iranian state TV has reported that authorities have freed Kylie Moore-Gilbert, a British-Australian academic held in the country for over two ...

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