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US warns Pakistan against Afghan militant support

23 August, 2017

Washington says it wants to work with Pakistan as it expands its own support for Kabul in the battle against the Taliban, but warned it to close militant safe havens.

Saudi-led coalition airstrike kills scores of civilians in Yemen

23 August, 2017

A Saudi-led coalition airstrike killed at least 35 civilians, mainly farmers, near a Houthi camp on Wednesday morning, after a tense night in the Yemeni capital.

Houthis 'declare war' on ally Ali Abdullah Saleh

23 August, 2017

Tensions between Yemen's Houthi rebels and their ally deposed President Ali Abdullah Saleh have reached boiling point in recent hours threatening to erupt into armed conflict between the two sides

Joint Turkish-Iranian operation against Kurds 'on the agenda'

21 August, 2017

Erdogan said on Monday that a joint military operation with Iran against Kurdish factions was 'always on the agenda', a week after Tehran's top military commander visited Ankara for talks.

Iraqi forces make quick gains in IS-held Tal Afar

20 August, 2017

Iraqi forces have advanced from the south into Tal Afar, as the last Islamic State group militants prepare to 'fight to the death' in the stronghold.

Iran says top priority is to 'protect nuclear deal'

20 August, 2017

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said on Sunday that the top foreign policy concern for his new government is to protect a nuclear deal with world powers being scrapped by US.

Iraqi Shia militias 'train children' to fight in Kirkuk

20 August, 2017

An Iraqi Shia militia has allegedly established a large military camp near Kirkuk, dedicated to training children 'to take up arms'.

Israel extends Islamic cleric's detention over 'incitement'

18 August, 2017

An Islamic cleric accused of 'incitement' over a sermon he gave after a July attack that killed two policemen near Jerusalem's ultra-sensitive Haram al-Sharif compound has been remanded in custody.

German minister slams Erdogan's 'interference' in Germany's vote

18 August, 2017

"Erdogan's interference in Germany's electoral campaign shows that he wants to incite people in Germany against each other," Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel said.

Charlottesville police refused to help synagogue as neo-Nazis rioted

17 August, 2017

Parades of neo-Nazis chanted 'Seig Heil' outside the Charlottesville synagogue.

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