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The Monday night clashes near the town of Ein Issa were triggered by an attack by Turkey-backed gunmen on SDF positions, according to a monitor.

A soldier and four militants were killed and another two soldiers were injured in a shootout near the Afghanistan border.

Afghan VP vows to track down Kabul attackers

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Afghan VP vows to track down Kabul attackers

Saleh said security agencies will find out the networks involved in the attack, which left 10 people dead and another 51 wounded.

Belgian policeman tried over death of Kurdish toddler

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Belgian policeman tried over death of Kurdish toddler

Mawda was fatally wounded in May 2018 when a policeman opened fire on a van being driven across Belgium by traffickers taking migrants ...

Israel strikes Hamas targets in Gaza after rocket attack

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Israel strikes Hamas targets in Gaza after rocket attack

Hamas targets in Gaza were struck by Israel's air force on Sunday.

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Israel says rocket fired from besieged Gaza

A rocket was fired from the besieged Gaza Strip to southern Israel, the army announced.

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IS claims Kabul rocket attacks that killed eight

Despite the IS claim, interior ministry spokesman Tariq Arian blamed the Taliban, saying "terrorists" had fired a total of 23 rockets.

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At least eight dead as rockets hit Kabul

Interior ministry spokesman Tariq Arian blamed the Taliban, saying "terrorists" had fired a total of 23 rockets.

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Central Kabul struck by barrage of rocket fire

Explosions rocked the Afghan capital on Saturday, as officials on Friday suggested a breakthrough in peace negotiations was expected to be ...

Iran's allies on high alert during Trump's final weeks

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Iran's allies on high alert during Trump's final weeks

Tehran has instructed its allies to be on high alert amid fears the outgoing Trump administration could launch attacks on Middle East targets.

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IS kills 11 pro-regime fighters in Syria clashes: monitor

Eleven regime loyalists were killed by the Islamic State group in Syria on Wednesday.

Israel air strikes hit Iran targets in Syria

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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.

Lebanon's impenetrable glass ceiling

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Lebanon's impenetrable glass ceiling

Comment: Women in Lebanon are fighting not just for better representation, but a complete overhaul of a male-dominated system that fosters ...

'Terrorist motive' in Saudi embassy shooting, Dutch prosecutors say

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'Terrorist motive' in Saudi embassy shooting, Dutch prosecutors say

Dutch prosecutors on Monday confirmed a shooting at the Saudi embassy in The Hague last week was carried out with terrorist intent.

'Makes no difference': Saudi minister slams German arms ban

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'Makes no difference': Saudi minister slams German arms ban

Saudi's foreign affairs minister said the Kingdom does not need German military equipment, as the European country prepares to once again ...

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Iranian forces pound rebels in northwest border region

The development comes a day after state media reported that "terrorists" who attempted to sneak into Iran's West Azerbaijan province killed three Iranian border guard.

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Israel strikes Hamas positions in Gaza

Israel said it struck Hamas underground infrastructure and military posts in Gaza on Sunday.

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Lebanon starts two-weeks of restrictions to stem virus

Lebanon, with a population of around six million, has been recording some 11,000 coronavirus infections on average each week, the health ...

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Gunmen kill 3 Iranian guards near Turkish border: report

The official IRNA news agency said the three were killed in a clash when "terrorists" tried to sneak into Iran’s West Azerbaijan province.

Afghan forces capture 'mastermind' of Kabul university attack

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Afghan forces capture 'mastermind' of Kabul university attack

At least 22 people were killed and another 27 wounded when three gunmen rampaged through the university on November 2, spraying ...

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Thousands rally in Armenia against disputed peace deal

Thousands of furious protesters rallied in the Armenian capital over a controversial peace agreement with Azerbaijan.

More than 10 dead after India-Pakistan Kashmir clash

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More than 10 dead after India-Pakistan Kashmir clash

Over 10 have been killed after India and Pakistan exchanged fire in occupied Kashmir.

Hundreds of civilians 'massacred' in growing Tigray crisis

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Hundreds of civilians 'massacred' in growing Tigray crisis

Scores of civilians, likely in the hundreds, have been killed as a result of escalating violence, according to Amnesty International.

US military flew terminally ill Bahrain premier to America

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US military flew terminally ill Bahrain premier to America

The US military flew Bahrain's late Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa in for treatment shortly before he died.

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