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Suicide car bomb kills 21 north of Baghdad

21 November, 2017

At least 21 people were killed and dozens more injured after a suicide car exploded in the middle of a fruit and vegetable market in Tuz Khurmatu, north of Baghdad.

Head of Syrian opposition's HNC quits amid intensifying violence

21 November, 2017

Senior Syrian opposition leader Riad Hijab quit his post as the head of the HNC on Monday, just a week before a new round of UN-sponsored peace talks in Geneva.

Iraq to send foreign jihadists' families to home countries

20 November, 2017

Around 300 wives and children of foreign IS militants captured in Mosul will be returned to their home countries, a senior Iraqi official said on Monday.

France to take in refugees rescued from Libya

20 November, 2017

France will be the first country to welcome African refugees evacuated from Libya to Niger by the UN refugee agency, French officials announced Monday.

Syria army, allied militias retake IS stronghold Albu Kamal

19 November, 2017

Syria regime forces and allied militias have recaptured Albu Kamal, the Islamic State group's last urban stronghold in the country.

Libya opens investigation into migrant 'slave auctions'

18 November, 2017

Libya's UN-backed government says it will investigate the operation of 'slave markets' following the release of shocking footage from an alleged slave auction.

Iran: 'Biased' France is stoking Middle East tensions

17 November, 2017

Iran's foreign ministry has accused France of echoing 'warmongering' Saudi concerns and stoking regional tensions between Tehran and Riyadh.

Qatar sets $200 minimum wage for migrant workers

16 November, 2017

World Cup 2022 host Qatar has come under heavy criticism for its treatment of foreign workers. In its latest labour overhaul, authorities have set a minimum wage of $200.

Save the Children: 130 children die daily in Yemen

16 November, 2017

Save the Children said that a continuing blockade by the Saudi-led coalition along with the continuation of fighting is likely to further increase the death rate in Yemen.

Air strikes bombard aid warehouse in Syria rebel bastion

16 November, 2017

Air strikes bombarded an aid warehouse in Douma, Eastern Ghouta, on Wednesday, days after the first delivery of food and medicine to the area in nearly three months.

Erdogan pledges military support for Qatar on Doha visit

15 November, 2017

Turkey's President Erdogan pledged continued military support for blockade-hit Qatar following a visit to Doha on Wednesday.

Israel demolishes home of Palestinian who killed three

15 November, 2017

The Israeli army on Wednesday demolished the home of a Palestinian who killed three Israelis, a routine tactic which critics say amounts to collective punishment.

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