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IS defeated in Syria, but fight will continue: Trump

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IS defeated in Syria, but fight will continue: Trump

US President Donald Trump has said that IS have been defeated in Syria, but that the fight against the group will continue.

Date of publication: 23 March, 2019

Assad's unwillingness to compromise will further prolong Syria's war

Paul Iddon

Assad's unwillingness to compromise will further prolong Syria's war

Analysis: With Syria's regime reiterating its intention to use military force to retake all of the country, war is likely to continue, Paul Iddon writes.

Algeria opposition agree road map for Bouteflika exit

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Algeria opposition agree road map for Bouteflika exit

Algerian's opposition say they have a plan to end the country's political crisis.

Libyan supporters of Gaddafi-era intelligence chief protest in Tripoli

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Libyan supporters of Gaddafi-era intelligence chief protest in Tripoli

Abdullah al-Senussi was one of the most senior figures in the Gaddafi regime.

Riddle of Ancient Egyptian statues' broken noses revealed

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Riddle of Ancient Egyptian statues' broken noses revealed

An academic says he'd discovered the reason why so many Ancient Egyptian statues have been defaced.

Egyptian singer banned after slamming Egypt's free speech restrictions

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Egyptian singer banned after slamming Egypt's free speech restrictions

Egyptian singer Sherine has been banned from performing in her home country after a video surfaced showing her criticising Egypt's restrictions on free speech.

Eight children searching for scrap killed in Sudan blast

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Eight children searching for scrap killed in Sudan blast

An explosion in the Sudanese city of Omdurman has killed at least eight children.

More than 100 people murdered in Mali massacre

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More than 100 people murdered in Mali massacre

More than 100 people have been murdered by hunters in Mali.

New Zealand remembers mosque massacre victims during Friday prayers

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New Zealand remembers mosque massacre victims during Friday prayers

Thousands of New Zealanders, including Prime Minister Ardern, gathered opposite al-Nour mosque to observe the call to prayer and a Friday ...

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Islamic State group '100 percent' defeated in Syria: Trump

President Donald Trump showed reporters two maps of the region - one showing large areas once held by the group and a second that showed no presence.

Death toll from Mosul ferry disaster rises above 100

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Death toll from Mosul ferry disaster rises above 100

Over 100 people have died when a ferry capsized in northern Iraq.

Two Palestinians shot dead by Israeli forces in Gaza

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Two Palestinians shot dead by Israeli forces in Gaza

Two Palestinians, aged 18 and 29, were shot in separate incidents during a resumption of protests along the Gaza border.

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Trump possibly sent by God to save Israel: Pompeo

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has said God possibly sent down Trump to save the Jews.

US imposes new sanctions on Iran, targeting defence officials

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US imposes new sanctions on Iran, targeting defence officials

New sanctions target 31 Iranian scientists, technicians and companies ...

UN votes to increase human rights monitoring in Palestine

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UN votes to increase human rights monitoring in Palestine

A UN investigation found Israeli soldiers may have committed war crimes by shooting at unarmed Palestinian protesters during Gaza protests last year.

US committee demands access to Kushner's 'MbS WhatsApp messages'

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US committee demands access to Kushner's 'MbS WhatsApp messages'

Rep. Elijah Cummings has demanded access to alleged WhatsApp messages sent by Donald Trump's Middle East adviser and son-in-law Jared Kushner.

Mosul ferry disaster death toll rises to nearly 100

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Mosul ferry disaster death toll rises to nearly 100

The death toll from a Mosul ferry disaster has risen to nearly 100.

Protesters block Iraqi president's car over ferry sinking

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Protesters block Iraqi president's car over ferry sinking

Mosul's residents surround the Iraqi President's convoy, protesting in anger over the hundred who died when a ferry capsized in the Tigris ...

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