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Iraq has summoned the Turkish envoy after a Turkish drone killed two high-ranking Iraqi officers.

Two of Lebanon's top leaders were warned about the 2,750 tonnes of ammonium nitrate that caused the deadly Beirut blast, a report said.

Turkish drone kills 2 Iraqi officers in Kurdish region

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Turkish drone kills 2 Iraqi officers in Kurdish region

An alleged Turkish drone attack killed two Iraqi officers in the north of the country on Tuesday, authorities said.

Beirut Explosion: Be angry, not just sad, for Lebanon

Karim Traboulsi

Beirut Explosion: Be angry, not just sad, for Lebanon

The New Arab's Managing Editor, Karim Traboulsi, writes a scathing indictment of the Lebanese government and its negligence over the devastating ...

Netanyahu offers Lebanon aid following Beirut blasts

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Netanyahu offers Lebanon aid following Beirut blasts

Benjamin Netanyahu says he instructed his National Security Council to make contact with UN Middle East envoy Nickolay Mladenov "in order to ...

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Israel says it thwarted an attack on Syria border

The Israeli army said on Monday that it had thwarted an attempt by a militant cell in Syria to plant explosive devices along its northern border with Syria.

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Egypt executes 7 over killing of policeman in 2013

Seven people have been executed by Egyptian authorities for their alleged involvement in the killing of a police officer in 2014, officials ...

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IS occupies four villages in Egypt's Sinai

Wilayat Sinai, Egypt's Islamic State group affiliate, has occupied four villages in the north of the Sinai peninsula for nearly a week.

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Iraq launches new action against IS in Diyala province

The Iraqi army has lanuched a new phase of a major operation against remnants of the Islamic State extremist group in Diyala province, as locals ...

Iran says passengers can sue US for endangering flight

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Iran says passengers can sue US for endangering flight

Iran has lodged a complaint with the ICAO and plans to submit a protest letter to the UN Security Council and secretary general.

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Indonesia jails leaders of Al-Qaeda-linked extremist group

The court said Wijayanto, 56, who took over JI's top job in 2009, recruited Indonesians to fight and train with groups, including an Al-Qaeda ...

Erbil denies handing Syria Kurd official's niece to Turkey

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Erbil denies handing Syria Kurd official's niece to Turkey

The interior ministry in northern Iraq's semi-autonomous Kurdish region dismissed the accusation from the family of Dalia Mahmoud Muslim, ...

Islamic State suspects held in Turkey as attacks planned

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Islamic State suspects held in Turkey as attacks planned

Turkey has suffered a number of attacks by Islamic State militants over the last five years.

Belgium to try Iranian diplomat in bomb case

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Belgium to try Iranian diplomat in bomb case

Prosecutors allege the diplomat and three others planned to bomb a meeting for an exiled Iranian opposition movement.

Cyber conflict: Iran and Israel’s new frontier of war

Narjas Zatat

Cyber conflict: Iran and Israel’s new frontier of war

There has been no confirmation that explosions in Iranian facilities are the result of cyber-attacks, but it has got experts talking.

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Three Pakistani soldiers killed in militant attack

At least three Pakistani soldiers were killed in an attack launched in the country's troubled southwest, just days after a similar assault killed four security forces near the Afghan border.

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US demands $879 million from Iran over Saudi attack

Saudi Hezbollah allegedly carried out the attack by driving an explosives-laden truck into the eight-story Khobar Towers complex where ...

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Yemen Houthis threaten to attack 'Saudi royal palaces'

A Houthi spokesman has said that 'sensitive sites' within the kingdom are now in the group's radar.

Ahmad Abdelhalim

Egypt is targeting 'evil people' instead of fighting Covid-19

Comment: Sisi is using propaganda tinged with patriotism and tailor-made emergency legislation to target people who dare to speak out against ...

India-Pakistan proxy war a real threat in post-US Afghanistan

Syed Fazl-e-Haider

India-Pakistan proxy war a real threat in post-US Afghanistan

Analysis: The withdrawal of US troops from Afghanistan could see a proxy war emerge between India and Pakistan.

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US killing of Qassem Soleimani 'unlawful', says UN expert

A UN expert found the US' killing of Iranian military commander Qassem Soleimani to be in contravention of international law.

Houthis threaten to target Saudi military sites following strikes

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Houthis threaten to target Saudi military sites following strikes

The spokesman for Yemen’s Houthi rebels has threatened to target military and government strikes in Saudi Arabia after the Saudi-led coalition ...

The Iraq Report: Pro-Iran militias reassert dominance over Kadhimi

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The Iraq Report: Pro-Iran militias reassert dominance over Kadhimi

Iran's proxies have dealt a humiliating blow to Iraq's newly incumbent Prime Minister Mustafa al-Kadhimi, who has now exposed the limits of his ...

Saudi-led coalition launches operation against Yemen rebels

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Saudi-led coalition launches operation against Yemen rebels

The coalition strike effectively ends a unilateral ceasefire it declared in April, announced as part of efforts to combat the coronavirus ...

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