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At least 28 fighters were killed in clashes between Syria pro-regime forces and Islamic State militants in the northern province of Raqqa.

Clashes continued in the Syrian province of Idlib on Monday night despite Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov saying that the conflict between the regime and the opposition had ‘ended’.

Israeli jets bomb Gaza after Bahrain normalisation signing

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Israeli jets bomb Gaza after Bahrain normalisation signing

Israeli jets have bombed Gaza Wednesday morning just hours after the normalisation deal with Bahrain.

Two wounded in Israel after rockets fired from Gaza

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Two wounded in Israel after rockets fired from Gaza

Rocket fired into Israel from Gaza on Tuesday injured at least two people.

At Afghan peace talks, the hard work begins

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At Afghan peace talks, the hard work begins

Negotiations will be arduous and messy, delegates warned during the opening ceremony, and are starting even as deadly violence continues to grip ...

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Egypt brokers negotiations for Israel-Hamas prisoner swap

A delegation led by General Ahmed Abdel Khalek, Palestinian affairs chief in the Egyptian intelligence service, has shuttled between the two sides in a bid to broker the exchange.

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Doha talks could reshape Afghanistan, but peace not assured

US-backed talks between Afghanistan's government and the Taliban are major milestone in the 19-year conflict, but a peaceful outcome - or even a ...

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Afghanistan VP lightly wounded in deadly Kabul blast

The attack in the capital Kabul was quickly condemned as an attempt to frustrate the country's ongoing peace process.

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'Blood paint' smeared on path of Israel team bus

The protest act came ahead of an evening pro-Palestine demonstration, organised in response to calls to boycott the nations league match between ...

Gaza: De-escalation in exchange for health security

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Gaza: De-escalation in exchange for health security

Comment: Negotiations between Hamas and Israel to de-escalate in exchange for providing medical aid to Gaza could contribute to further ...

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Unending blockade: Gaza ceasefire reinstates Israel's preferred status quo

Analysis: The truce reflects Israel's policy of maintaining the status quo in the Gaza Strip - a permanent blockade.

Hamas announces deal to end Gaza-Israel escalation

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Hamas announces deal to end Gaza-Israel escalation

Gaza's Islamist rulers Hamas announced they have reached a Qatari-mediated deal to end more than three weeks of cross-border exchanges of fire ...

Israeli tanks target Hamas in Gaza after balloon attacks

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Israeli tanks target Hamas in Gaza after balloon attacks

Israel has bombed Gaza almost daily since August 6, in response to the airborne incendiary devices.

Israel resumes bombing besieged Gaza amid virus

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Israel resumes bombing besieged Gaza amid virus

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

Israel continues Gaza strikes after Qatar joins mediation bid

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Israel continues Gaza strikes after Qatar joins mediation bid

Israel has continued its airstrikes on the besieged Gaza strip despite a Qatari envoy joining efforts to negotiate an end to the tensions.

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Qatar envoy arrives in Gaza

Mohammed el-Emadi arrived with $30 million to help the territory of two million people, half of whom live under the poverty line.

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Four Palestinian fighters killed in Gaza explosion

An explosion in the besieged Gaza Strip has killed four fighters from the Islamic Jihad movement.

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Hamas urges leaders to press Israel over Gaza blockade

Hamas in a statement called on the international community and "decision-makers in the region" to "break their silence to bring an end" to the ...

Syria's Idlib region records first coronavirus death

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Syria's Idlib region records first coronavirus death

The three-million strong region has just recorded its first covid-19 related death.

Israeli tanks shell Gaza amid <em>truce</em> efforts

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Israeli tanks shell Gaza amid truce efforts

Gaza security officials said the fire hit Hamas observation posts near Al-Maghazi and Al-Bureij refugee camps and the city of Khan Yunis, ...

Egyptian mediators due in Gaza after week of conflict

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Egyptian mediators due in Gaza after week of conflict

Egyptian mediators are expected to arrive in Gaza to try and calm clashes with Israel that have gone on for one week.

Israel pounds Gaza as clashes over incendiary balloons continue

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Israel pounds Gaza as clashes over incendiary balloons continue

Israeli tanks have struck alleged Hamas positions in the Gaza Strip as clashes continue after the launch of incendiary balloons towards Israel ...

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