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

Overnight Israeli strikes near the Syrian capital Damascus have killed eight fighters from pro-Iran militias, according to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights

Tigray leader says his people 'ready to die'

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Tigray leader says his people 'ready to die'

TPLF leader Debretsion Gebremichaelaccused Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed of issuing threats to buy time.

Syria's Assad: Lone survivor of Arab Spring

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Syria's Assad: Lone survivor of Arab Spring

Ten years on Syria's Bashar Al-Assad defied the odds, surviving international isolation and temporary loss of two thirds of the national ...

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Ethiopia army threatens 'no mercy' in assault on Mekele

Ethiopia's military warned civilian residents of Mekele to flee while they still can.

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Tigray forces fire rockets into neighbouring region of Ethiopia

Tens of thousands have fled conflict between Ethiopian government and Tigray forces this month.

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Ethiopia accuses WHO chief of backing native Tigray's leaders

The Tigray conflict has caused the displacement of some 200,000 people and growing.

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Israel air strikes hit Iran targets in Syria

Israeli warplanes killed ten Syrian and foreign fighters in strikes that hit Iranian targets in Syria.

US plans sales of top-end fighter jets to UAE

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US plans sales of top-end fighter jets to UAE

The US has agreed to sell top-of-the-line F-35 fighter jets to the UAE following normalisation.

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Russia strikes kill 78 rebels in Syria

Air strikes by Damascus regime ally Russia killed 78 Turkey-backed rebels in northwestern Syria, a monitor said, in the bloodiest surge in ...

Russia strikes kill 78 Turkey-backed rebels in Syria: monitor

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Russia strikes kill 78 Turkey-backed rebels in Syria: monitor

Russian airstrikes on Monday killed dozens of Turkey-backed rebels in Syria's northwest in the bloodiest surge in violence reported since more ...

Assad's assault on Idlib's schools

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Assad's assault on Idlib's schools

Destruction, displacement, a financial crisis and the Covid-19 pandemic have posed intractable challenges to Idlib's education system. But its ...

Russia violates Syria ceasefire with new Idlib airstrikes

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Russia violates Syria ceasefire with new Idlib airstrikes

Russia became a new member of the 47-seat UN human rights council on Tuesday.

Armenia, Azerbaijan say Nagorno-Karabakh truce fails to hold

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Armenia, Azerbaijan say Nagorno-Karabakh truce fails to hold

Both sides have accused each other of breaking a ceasefire brokered by Russia.

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Syria Insight: Russia's intervention five years on (Part 1)

In-depth: Five years have passed since Russia's intervention in Syria's war began. For Syrians, it is a time of loss and mourning.

Hadani Ditmars

Gaza Mon Amour: Love conquers all in charming satire

Love triumphs over tragedy in the Nasser brothers' touching satire on desire and despair in Gaza.

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IS suicide attack in Syria kills 17 regime troops

IS targeted the regime-controlled Taim oil field in Deir az-Zour with suicide bombings, shelling and machine gun fire, killing at least 17 ...

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Turkey, Iran deploy 'game-changing' drones in north Iraq

Drone use has expanded dramatically in northern Iraq since Turkey launched a new assault in June, analysts and residents say.

Russia marks brutal five-year intervention anniversary in Syria war

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Russia marks brutal five-year intervention anniversary in Syria war

Russia's intervention in the Syria war has cost thousands of lives.

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Pentagon vows to help Israel keep military superiority

The question of whether the United States will sell the advanced F-35 fighters to the UAE cast a cloud over the UAE-Israel deal.

UAE 'won't get F-35 jets for 6-7 years'

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UAE 'won't get F-35 jets for 6-7 years'

David Friedman said it would take at least six years for the UAE to receive F-35 warplanes, warning Israelis not to make the ...

Russian <em>warplanes</em> strike Idlib in heaviest bombardment since ceasefire

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Russian warplanes strike Idlib in heaviest bombardment since ceasefire

Russian warplanes on Sunday launched approximately 30 strikes on the rebel-held Syrian city of Idlib, following increasing ...

Iran gas attack victims say horrors are a warning

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Iran gas attack victims say horrors are a warning

Iraq's gas attack on Sardasht, a Kurdish town in northwestern Iran, is considered to be the first time chemical weapons deliberately targeted ...

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