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Tragedy and joy in this week's Middle East football

23 February, 2018

Iraqi football, as with football across the whole region, is full of amazing stories, many of them are tragic, but others are hopeful and reviving, writes Uri Levy

Iraq urges FIFA to lift ban on hosting internationals

22 February, 2018

Iraq is hoping renovated stadiums and a ban on bringing weapons to matches will convince FIFA to lift restrictions on it hosting international competitions on home turf.

Russia eschews UN condemnation of Iran over Yemen missiles

22 February, 2018

Russia is expected to veto a resolution that will impose sanctions on regional ally Iran for supplying weapons to Houthi rebels in Yemen

Lebanese president Michel Aoun makes historic visit to Iraq

21 February, 2018

Michel Aoun led a delegation to Iraq on the first visit by a Lebanese head of state to the war-scarred country for talks that included ways to eradicate terrorism.

Cutting deals with Islamic State in Syria

20 February, 2018

Comment: Deals to help IS fighters escape ensure the organisation's survival. If IS is to be properly wiped out, these deals must end, writes James Snell.

The US and Turkey's long-term plans for northern Syria

20 February, 2018

Agendas in northern Syria appear to be converging into a single policy: Maintaining long-term foreign presences on the ground, writes Paul Iddon.

Jordan opens job centre in Syrian refugee camp

19 February, 2018

Under a 2016 deal with donor countries Jordan promised to provide 200,000 work permits for Syrians over three years.

IS ambushes Iraqi Shia-led force, killing 27 fighters

19 February, 2018

Despite dwindling control of former strongholds, IS prove capable of carrying out deadly attacks, targeting Iraq's Shiite militias that have been key in ousting IS in recent months

'Do not test Israel’s resolve,' Netanyahu warns Iran

18 February, 2018

Tensions between the two countries have been building in recent months, with Israel fearing that Iran is trying to establish a permanent presence in Syria.

Iran's 'proxy armies' must stop: US

18 February, 2018

The US has warned that action must be taken to prevent Iran from continuing its "Hizballah-like" proxy armies to spread influence in the region.

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