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Medics and rescue workers said that military fatalities on the two government and Houthi sides had reached a total of 70 between Saturday and Sunday

Ismail Haniyeh congratulated Qatar's Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani in a meeting in Doha on Sunday.

Thousands of US forces to leave Iraq 'within days'

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Thousands of US forces to leave Iraq 'within days'

Iraqi Prime Minister Mustafa Al-Kadhimi on Wednesday vowed his country will no longer serve as a playground for regional and global disputes, saying most US troops will leave within days.

Tunisia pushes for UN monitors for Libya's frail ceasefire

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Tunisia pushes for UN monitors for Libya's frail ceasefire

Tunisia, the current president of the UN Security Council, called for a resolution sending international monitors to support Libya's brittle ...

Five women killed in Yemen wedding attack

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Five women killed in Yemen wedding attack

Local officials said five women were killed, and children were among seven others wounded, when what appeared to be an artillery shell hit the ...

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The New Arab's Most Important Stories from 2020

A retrospective of our coverage of 2020's leading stories

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Rouhani says Trump will be 'ousted from life'

Iran is marking the first anniversary of the assassination of its top military commander, General Qasem Soleimani.

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Russia warns Haftar against resuming Libya hostilities

Russia's foreign minister also pledged to aid Libya's Tripoli-based government.

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UN chief seeks monitors for Libya's fragile ceasefire

In a letter to Security Council members, the secretary-general asked to set up a monitoring group.

Gaza forces fire rockets to mark Israel conflict anniversary

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Gaza forces fire rockets to mark Israel conflict anniversary

The drills come days after Hamas accused Israel of launching strikes that damaged a children's hospital.

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Russia, Turkey to develop military ties despite US sanctions

Moscow and Ankara's military cooperation would not be deterred by US sanctions on Turkey, Russia's FM said.

Rockets target US embassy in Iraq as tensions flare

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Rockets target US embassy in Iraq as tensions flare

A volley of rockets exploded near the US embassy in Baghdad, as tensions mount ahead of the anniversary of the US killing top Iranian general ...

US will 'react' if Iran seeks to avenge Soleimani

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US will 'react' if Iran seeks to avenge Soleimani

Washington is "prepared to react" if Tehran launches an attack to mark the anniversary of the killing of Qasem Soleimani, the head of US forces ...

Six Syrian rebels killed in explosion as clashes continue

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Six Syrian rebels killed in explosion as clashes continue

Six members of the Turkish-backed Ahrar al-Sham Syrian rebel group have been killed in an explosion in north-western Syria, as Turkey said it ...

Armenia says six fighters hurt in Karabakh <em>truce</em> violation

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Armenia says six fighters hurt in Karabakh truce violation

Armenia reported several hours of clashes on Saturday, including with heavy artillery, in the Hardut region of the disputed province, after ...

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Karabakh ceasefire breached, says Russian army

Russia's army reported a breach of the November ceasefire between Azerbaijan and Armenia.

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Two coalition convoys hit in Iraq: security sources

"Qasem al-Jabbarin," a group which has identified itself as part of the Iran-linked "Islamic Resistance" network in Iraq, claimed responsibility ...

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In Baku, Erdogan hails Azerbaijan 'glorious' win over Armenia

The Turkish president visited Azerbaijan, where he said that the conflict is not over but congratulated the country's 'glorious win'.

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Eastern Libyan rebel forces seize Turkish ship

The Turkish ship was reportedly headed for the western Libyan city of Misrata.

Two Russian reporters held in Turkey

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Two Russian reporters held in Turkey

Two Russian journalists were arrested by Turkish police for allegedly filming a drone production unit without permission.

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Eight people killed in shelling in Yemen's Hodeida

There has been an uptick in fighting in and around the lifeline port of Hodeida.

Erdogan to visit Azerbaijan after Karabakh ceasefire

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Erdogan to visit Azerbaijan after Karabakh ceasefire

The Turkish president will be visiting the territory in an effort to smooth relations following skirmishes and clashes.

Haftar's capture of Italian fishermen sparks diplomatic storm

Dario Sabaghi

Haftar's capture of Italian fishermen sparks diplomatic storm

In-depth: Haftar's forces have detained a crew of Sicilian fishermen for over 90 days, igniting a diplomatic stand-off with Italy.

Syria Insight: Idlib comes under focus after Turkish movements

Paul McLoughlin

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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