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Sisi in Riyadh to patch-up Saudi-Egypt rift

23 April, 2017

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi is meeting with Saudi King Salman in Riyadh in bid to mend broken ties, according to sources.

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.

Taliban attack kills over 100 on Afghan military base

22 April, 2017

Over 100 military personnel, mainly young recruits, were killed in the deadly Taliban assault on an army base in northern Afghanistan.

US 'must suspend aid to Egypt over Sinai executions'

21 April, 2017

Leaked footage has shown Egyptian soldiers in the Sinai allegedly shooting dead unarmed, blindfolded detainees at point-blank range.

Video shows Egyptian soldiers 'executing' Sinai detainees

21 April, 2017

Leaked footage has shown Egyptian soldiers in the Sinai allegedly shooting dead unarmed, blindfolded detainees at point-blank range.

Baghdad summons Turkey's ambassador over remarks criticising Iran-backed militia

20 April, 2017

Iraq's foreign ministry summoned the Turkish ambassador over an interview in which President Recep Tayyip Erdogan described Iraq's Popular Mobilisation Forces as a "terrorist" organisation, officials said on Thursday.

Russian marine major killed in combat in Syria

20 April, 2017

A Russian marine major has been killed in Syria, Russian news agencies reported on Thursday, confirming an earlier report that one of Moscow's highest-ranking officers there had lost his life.

Iraqi forces capture more IS-held areas in west Mosul

20 April, 2017

Iraqi troops took two more neighbourhoods from IS in west Mosul on Thursday with Baghdad claiming that a senior operative responsible for chemical weapons was killed in the fighting.

Anger after Erdogan describes Iraq's state-sanction militias as 'terrorists'

20 April, 2017

Frictions continue between Ankara and Baghdad after Turkey's President Erdogan described Iraqi state militias as 'terrorist'.

Gaza's forgotten misery: Trapped between Israel and Egypt

20 April, 2017

As problems overwhelm Gaza, the closure of the Rafah crossing is overlooked writes Arafat

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