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Eight rights groups including Human Rights Watch called on Lebanese authorities on Wednesday to investigate reports of a massive espionage campaign traced back to a government security agency.

Lebanese intelligence 'hacks smartphones' in mass spying operation

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Lebanese intelligence 'hacks smartphones' in mass spying operation

Lebanon's security agency has been tied to a global hacking scheme using bogus versions of apps like WhatsApp to turn phones into cyber-spying devices targeting thousands, according to a report.

Blackwater founder says mercenaries should tackle Libya migrant crisis

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Blackwater founder says mercenaries should tackle Libya migrant crisis

Founder of private military company Blackwater, Erik Prince, has suggested mercenaries should police migrants within Libya, saying his plan ...

The UAE is 'employing' Blackwater to run its army

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The UAE is 'employing' Blackwater to run its army

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

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Jordan declares Syria border 'military zone' after bombing

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

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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 ...

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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 ...

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Eight Dutch IS militants 'executed' in Syria

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

UN fears mass exodus from Syrian city of Aleppo UN fears mass exodus from Syrian city of Aleppo

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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 ...

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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.

22 dead after Greece-bound migrant boat sinks off Turkey

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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 ...

Yemen's rebels fire into Saudi Arabia

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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

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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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