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Doctors in Aleppo continue to treat children in need, after a global crowdfunding campaign gathered enough donations to rehabilitate and run a new hospital for a whole year.

The Muslim Council of Britain has urged that an inquiry into comments about the niqab by former UK Foreign Minister Boris Johnson be taken seriously.

Fierce Syria regime bombardment kills 53 civilians

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Fierce Syria regime bombardment kills 53 civilians

At least 53 civilians including 28 children, have been killed in fierce bombardment on Friday that targeted rebel-held areas of northern Syria, a war monitor said updating an earlier toll.

UN Security Council to meet on Yemen bus massacre

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UN Security Council to meet on Yemen bus massacre

An attack by the Saudi-led coalition on a school bus in rebel-held northern Yemen on Thursday killed at least 29 children.

Canada asks European allies for support in Saudi dispute

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Canada asks European allies for support in Saudi dispute

Canada has been disappointed that Western powers including the United States - a key ally of Saudi Arabia - did not publicly support Ottawa in ...

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Leaflets dropped over Syria's Idlib call for 'reconciliation'

Helicopters dropped leaflets over parts of the rebel-held northwestern province of Idlib, calling on residents to reconcile with the regime as warplanes simultaneously pounded the region.

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Ban Boris, not the burqa

Comment: Boris Johnson's use of racist tropes to increase his popularity is proving disturbingly successful, writes Malia Bouattia.

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Second Syrian Druze hostage held by IS dies

The 65-year-old Syrian woman was among more than 30 people seized by IS two weeks ago as it unleashed a violent attack against the Druze ...

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Syrian regime shells Idlib as major assault looms

The province is the largest piece of territory still in rebel hands, and President Bashar al-Assad has warned it would be his military's next ...

Countries trading with Iran will lose US business: Trump

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Countries trading with Iran will lose US business: Trump

US President Donald Trump warned countries doing business with Iran will lose out on trade with the United States.

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Syrian senior chemical weapons scientist killed near Masyaf

Dr. Aziz Esber, director of the Center for Scientific Research in Masyaf was killed in an attack in Hama province near the town of Masyaf.

Russia talking to IS to free Druze abductees: preacher

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Russia talking to IS to free Druze abductees: preacher

The militants abducted 36 Druze women and children from a village in Suweida's east, said the Britain-based Syrian Observatory for ...

UN to convene Yemen talks in Geneva next month

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UN to convene Yemen talks in Geneva next month

The United Nations will invite warring sides in Yemen for talks on 6 September in Geneva to discuss a framework for peace negotiations.

OPCW says gaps in Syria’s chemical weapons declaration

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OPCW says gaps in Syria’s chemical weapons declaration

Syria's government has been accused repeatedly of using chemical weapons in the seven-year civil war, which it denies.

Jordan kills IS militants who tried to breach border

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Jordan kills IS militants who tried to breach border

The Jordanian army on Thursday said it had killed a number of Islamic State group militants who tried to approach its northern border with Syria.

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Call for Yemen ceasefire as Hodeida attacks escalate

A Save the Children poll found more than half of the British public want the UK Government to call for a ceasefire in Yemen.

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Iran’s parliament to question president over economic woes

Iran’s parliament announced on Wednesday it would hold a special session to question President Hassan Rouhani about the plummeting currency and ...

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IS jihadists cornered in pocket of south Syria: monitor

IS used the release of 30 Druze women and children it kidnapped last week as a bargaining chip to get themselves out of a pocket of Syria's ...

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UK 'pauses cooperation' with US over IS terror suspects

British authorities agreed to a “short-term pause” of the mutual legal assistance process with the US two IS terror suspects after a request ...

Women like us: British Muslimahs resist

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Women like us: British Muslimahs resist

Comment: As Muslim women we are held up as examples as long as our resistance is considered acceptable, and not a threat, writes Malia Bouattia.

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Nearly 250 dead in IS massacre in south Syria

A series of suicide attacks and dawn executions marked the worst bloodshed to hit Sweida province since the civil war began in 2011.

US sanctions entities 'linked to Syria chemical weapons programme'

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US sanctions entities 'linked to Syria chemical weapons programme'

There have been at least 85 chemical attacks across Syria since 2013.

Islamic State kills scores in southern Syria attacks

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Islamic State kills scores in southern Syria attacks

A string of Islamic State group attacks, including suicide blasts, killed at least 150 people in southern Syria on Wednesday.

Islamic State kills dozens in southern Syria attacks

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Islamic State kills dozens in southern Syria attacks

A string of Islamic State group attacks, including suicide blasts, killed at least 54 people in southern Syria on Wednesday.

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