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Two gunmen opened fire at a military parade in Khuzestan on the anniversary of the 1980-88 Iran-Iraq war, killing at least eight Revolutionary Guard fighters.

A Sudanese military jet has crashed near the city of Omdurman, killing the two pilots on board, the army said on Friday.

Saudis trying to quash Yemen war crimes probe: HRW

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Saudis trying to quash Yemen war crimes probe: HRW

Human Rights Watch accused Saudi Arabia of attempting to shut down a UN-backed war crimes investigation in Yemen, where it is leading a coalition battling Houthi rebels.

Russian jet downing 'won't stop' Israel's Syria bombing runs

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Russian jet downing 'won't stop' Israel's Syria bombing runs

An Israeli official said Israeli-Russian coordination in Syria remains unchanged despite the deadly downing of a Russian plane.

Ending UNRWA aid doesn't end the right of return

Ahmed Abu Artema

Ending UNRWA aid doesn't end the right of return

Comment: The most sacred of Palestinian rights does not gain its standing from the whims of a US president, but from international law, writes ...

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Afghan journalists reporting war dying in record numbers

The record number of journalists dying in Afghanistan is making media outlets question whether going out to cover a dangerous scene is really worth it.

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Mubarak sons released on bail in market manipulation case

Alaa and Gamal Mubarak paid bail charges as they await their trial over market manipulation in November.

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Israel to present Moscow with findings on plane downing

The leader of the Israeli air force will travel to Moscow on Thursday to hand over the findings on the Russian plane downed by Syria on Tuesday.

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Israeli forces kill Palestinian teenager in Gaza Strip

At least five Palestinians have been killed by Israeli military forces in the besieged Gaza Strip since Monday.

Russia to study Israeli data related to downed plane

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Russia to study Israeli data related to downed plane

Syrian forces mistook the Russian Il-20 for Israeli aircraft, killing all 15 people aboard on Monday.

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Myanmar journalist jailed for 'abusive' Suu Kyi posts

Ngar Min Swe was sentenced for sedition on Tuesday, Yangon's Western District Court spokesman Htay Aung confirmed.

Yemen central bank raises interest rates to boost riyal

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Yemen central bank raises interest rates to boost riyal

Since the start of a Saudi-led military campaign against Houthi rebels in March 2015, the Yemeni riyal has lost more than two-thirds of its ...

Two injured after car hits crowd outside London mosque

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Two injured after car hits crowd outside London mosque

The Almajlis al-Hussaini Centre expressed 'deep shock' at the attack which has left at least two people injured.

Trump: Syria downing Russian jet 'very sad thing'

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Trump: Syria downing Russian jet 'very sad thing'

Syrian regime defence systems accidentally shot down a Russian plane late on Monday, killing all 15 on board.

'Over five million children at famine risk in Yemen'

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'Over five million children at famine risk in Yemen'

Any disruption to food and fuel supplies coming through Yemen's Hodeida port may cause starvation on an unprecedented scale, Save the Children ...

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ICC to probe crimes against Rohingya Muslims

Hundreds of thousands have fled Myanmar in what rights groups say was the military's genocidal plan to remove the country's Rohingya Muslims.

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Germany frees Iraqi suspect in killing that sparked attacks

The 22-year-old Iraqi immigrant held as the main suspect in a deadly stabbing that sparked xenophobic mob violence in Germany last month was ...

Imad K. Harb

America must end its weapons deliveries to Saudi Arabia

Comment: The Saudi-led coalition's intervention in Yemen has only brought death and calamity, writes Imad K. Harb.

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Putin softens tone on Israel over downed Syria plane

Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Tuesday that "tragic accidental circumstances" led to the downing of a Russian warplane by the Assad ...

Hizballah-friendly neighbourhood names Beirut street after suspected Hariri assassin

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Hizballah-friendly neighbourhood names Beirut street after suspected Hariri assassin

A Beirut street has been named after a Hizballah military commander, and one of the main suspects in Rafik Hariri’s assassination.

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Saudi-led coalition 'kills 18 Yemen fishermen' in rebel-held Hodeida

The Saudi-led coalition fighting Yemen's Houthis rebels has reportedly killed several fishermen off the coast of the port city of Hodeida, a day ...

Italy urges Egypt's Sisi to solve Regeni case

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Italy urges Egypt's Sisi to solve Regeni case

Regeni, a graduate Cambridge University student who researched trade unions in Egypt, was 28 when he disappeared in Cairo on 25 January, 2016.

Egypt hotel couple's deaths 'inconclusive' after autopsy

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Egypt hotel couple's deaths 'inconclusive' after autopsy

British holidaymakers John and Susan Cooper died last month after falling ill suddenly during an all-inclusive stay at a plush hotel in Hurghada.

HSBC 'making a <em>killing</em>' from Israeli military

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HSBC 'making a killing' from Israeli military

HSBC has been targeted by activists in the UK over its links to weapon makers arming Israel.

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