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The strikes hit two Hamas "training sites" in southern Gaza and another target in central Gaza, witnesses and security sources said.

A projectile fired from Gaza has struck southern Israel, the second such attack in as many days.

UN Security Council unanimously endorses progress in Libya: resolution

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UN Security Council unanimously endorses progress in Libya: resolution

The UN has offered unanimous support for the recent ceasefire in Libya that brought an end to the fighting in the country.

Biden: 'time to end' Afghanistan war with total pullout

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Biden: 'time to end' Afghanistan war with total pullout

US President Joe Biden is naming September 11 as the deadline by which the last US soldiers will have finally departed Afghanistan.

Morocco reportedly used a drone in Western Sahara

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Morocco reportedly used a drone in Western Sahara

Morocco is accused of having killed a senior Western Sahara independence fighter through the use of a drone.

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UN chief to South Sudan: progress before arms assessment

The UN Secretary-General has outlined 'three key benchmarks' ahead of May's assessment of the South Sudan arms embargo.

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UAE's Mohammed bin Zayed backs new Libyan government

Mohammed bin Zayed received Libya's interim PM on Wednesday, with official media reporting that he backs the new unity government.

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Polisario says police chief killed in Western Sahara

The Polisario Front said its police chief was killed in the disputed Western Sahara region.

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Libya Presidential Council announces creation of National Reconciliation Committee

The body will seek to establish justice and national solidarity among Libyans, Presidential Council head Mohamed Al-Menfi said.

Guterres sees role for UN monitors in Libya <em>truce</em>

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Guterres sees role for UN monitors in Libya truce

The UN Secretary General has called for a monitoring component in Libya to provide support and resources.

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Libya authorities release 120 captured pro-Haftar fighters

Fighters from Khalifa Haftar’s forces have been released by Libya authorities, after being captured in 2019.

Armenian separatists to make Russian official language

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Armenian separatists to make Russian official language

Armenian authorities in an Azerbaijani region passed a bill to designate Russian as a second official language.

Libya's Haftar to allow Turkish 'enemy' vessels to dock

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Libya's Haftar to allow Turkish 'enemy' vessels to dock

The rebel militia leader raised no objection to the entry of a Turkish-flagged commercial ships after multiple orders to prevent access to ...

Turkish prosecutor asks court to ban pro-Kurdish HDP party

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Turkish prosecutor asks court to ban pro-Kurdish HDP party

The pro-Kurdish Peoples' Democratic Party is facing disbandment, following calls from a Turkish prosecutor.

7 rockets target Iraq base housing US troops

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7 rockets target Iraq base housing US troops

Seven rockets targeted an Iraqi airbase housing US troops north of Baghdad, a security source said, the latest in a string of attacks Washington ...

Sam Hamad

How Syria's war defined a decade

Comment: A decade of war and displacement has left the root causes of Syria's revolution remain firmly in place, and its people no closer to liberation, writes Sam Hamad.

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The disingenuous promise of early elections in Iraq

Analysis: Mustafa al-Kadhimi is seeking to appease Iraq's protest movement by promising early elections, but politically astute Iraqis recognise ...

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US will do 'what's necessary' after Iraq rocket attack

The United States will "do what's necessary" to defend itself, Pentagon chief Lloyd Austin said Sunday.

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Polisario blames UN for 'political deadlock' over Western Sahara

Pro-independence rebels fighting Morocco for Western Sahara said the United Nations was responsible for "political deadlock" over the disputed ...

As peace deal drifts, South Sudan risks fresh crisis

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As peace deal drifts, South Sudan risks fresh crisis

South Sudan's unity government and its fragile peace process in doubt, and war may be looming on the horizon.

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Iraq rocket attack kills foreigner, wounds several US contractors

A volley of rockets targeting an airbase in Iraq's Kurdistan region killed a foreign civilian contractor and wounded five others and a US ...

Secret deal halts attacks on US's Baghdad embassy: reports

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Secret deal halts attacks on US's Baghdad embassy: reports

Prime Minister Mustafa Al-Kadhimi negotiated an agreement with Iran to stop missile attacks targeting the US embassy in Baghdad, intelligence ...

Morocco prime minister denounces Polisario 'media war'

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Morocco prime minister denounces Polisario 'media war'

Morocco has denied that three of its soldiers were killed by the Polisario Front, casting the claim as propaganda.

Two killed as multiple bombs rock Afghan capital

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Two killed as multiple bombs rock Afghan capital

At least two people, including a district police chief, have been killed as multiple bombs exploded in the Afghan capital Kabul.

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