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Lebanon army kills wanted IS militant in border raid

22 April, 2017

Lebanon’s army says it has killed a Syrian Islamic militant fighter during a raid in the country’s east.

Israel targets Syria positions after Golan mortar fire

21 April, 2017

Israel's army said Friday it had targeted positions inside Syria in retaliation for mortar fire that struck the northern part of the occupied Golan Heights.

Post-referendum Turkey extends state of emergency, seeks capital punishment

18 April, 2017

Turkey's cabinet has swiftly extended the state of emergency another three months after Erdogan won a controversial referendum granting him greater powers, as he hinted at reinstating the death penalty.

British MPs call for Assad's wife to lose citizenship

17 April, 2017

UK lawmakers are calling on the government to strip Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's wife of her British citizenship, for supporting her husband's regime during the country's ongoing war.

US 'mother of all bombs' kills IS-militants in Afghanistan

14 April, 2017

The GBU-43/B Massive Ordnance Air Blast bomb hit Islamic State positions in the Achin district in the eastern Nangarhar province on Thursday.

Huge fire destroys French refugee camp

11 April, 2017

A huge fire has destroyed one of the biggest migrant camps in France housing 1,500 people, which started after a brawl involving hundreds of Afghans and Kurds.

Egyptian Christians bury dead after IS church bombings

10 April, 2017

Egyptian Christians are burying their dead a day after at least 44 people were killed in twin suicide bombings at Palm Sunday services in two separate cities.

Fresh Gaza protests after Palestinian pay cut

08 April, 2017

Tens of thousands took to a square in central Gaza City Saturday in the largest protest since the 30-percent cut was announced.

Erdogan blames 'murderer Assad' for Syria chemical attack

05 April, 2017

The Turkish president called Bashar al-Assad a "murderer" blaming the Syrian president for the chemical weapons attack that killed scores of people, including children, in rebel-held town on Tuesday.

Kuwait signs new energy supply deal with Egypt

05 April, 2017

Kuwait will supply Egypt with two million barrels of crude per month and 1.5 million tonnes of petroleum products annually over three years.

Hundreds of Turkish diplomats, soldiers seek asylum in Germany

03 April, 2017

The wave of requests for safe haven follows last July's failed coup against President Erdogan and a subsequent crackdown, which has seen more than 100,000 people arrested or dismissed.

Bahrain king approves military trials for civilians

03 April, 2017

Bahrain's King Hamad bin Issa al-Khalifa on Monday approved a constitutional amendment granting military courts the right to try civilians accused of terrorism.

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