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Reports are emerging of ex-Blackwater CEO's increasing involvement in the UAE's military affairs, with few, if any, UAE citizens actually involved in its army exercises.

Video: Jordan has declared the Syria border a militant zone after an attack killed six Jordanian soldiers.

Where do Islamic State and al-Qaeda get their explosives?

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Where do Islamic State and al-Qaeda get their explosives?

Where do the explosives used by terrorist groups and insurgents that have killed many thousands in the Arab world come from? The New Arab studies seven countries to find out.

Sinai, Rafah crossing top points in Egypt-Hamas talks

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Sinai, Rafah crossing top points in Egypt-Hamas talks

A delegation of Hamas leaders is meeting with top intelligence officials in Egypt to patch up relations with the neighbouring country and find ...

Eight Dutch IS militants 'executed' in Syria

The New Arab

Eight Dutch IS militants 'executed' in Syria

The fighters had been caught trying to flee Islamic State-held territory amid an ongoing dispute.

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UN fears mass exodus from Syrian city of Aleppo

Video: Huge crowds of Syrians, mainly women and children, continue to wait at the Turkish border crossing, as Ankara fears a new influx of refugees fleeing violence in Syria.

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Turkey police block new migrant march to Greek border

A new march by mainly Syrian migrants who are trying to reach Europe overland from Turkey has been blocked by police outside Istanbul on Monday.

AAAJ and agencies

22 dead after Greece-bound migrant boat sinks off Turkey

Rescue efforts continue after a vessel sank off Turkey's southwest coast, as Hungary seals its border to stem the influx of refugees and EU ...

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Yemen's rebels fire into Saudi Arabia

Houthi rebels fired rockets and mortars into Saudi Arabia on Tuesday, killing at least three people and purportedly capturing five soldiers, ...

Islamic State <em>Group</em> 'preparing' Saudi border attack

Othman al-Mukhtar

Islamic State Group 'preparing' Saudi border attack

Intelligence reports suggest that increased IS militant activity on the Iraq-Saudi Arabia border suggest the extremist group are ...

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