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Moscow and Cairo signed a final contract on Monday that will see energy hungry Egypt light up with its first nuclear power plant.

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan called the US a 'partner to bloodshed' on Monday after Donald Trump's recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital led to worldwide protests.

New York explosion was ‘attempted terrorist attack’

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New York explosion was ‘attempted terrorist attack’

A man with a pipe bomb strapped to his body set off a crude explosive device at a subway close to Times Square on Monday, injuring himself and three others.

New best friends: Russia's Putin visits Cairo and Ankara

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New best friends: Russia's Putin visits Cairo and Ankara

Russian leader Vladimir Putin will begin a historic visit to Egypt and Turkey on Monday, two leading Sunni Muslim powers that have had complex ...

Saudi-led airstrikes target Yemen rebel 'training camp'

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Saudi-led airstrikes target Yemen rebel 'training camp'

Saudi-led coalition airstrikes on a suspected Yemen rebel training camp northwest of the capital on Sunday killed at least 26 Houthi fighters, ...

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UN says Yemen's Houthi missiles have 'common origin'

Missiles fired by Houthi rebels in Yemen towards Saudi Arabia have a 'common origin' says the UN, but refused to confirm Riyadh's claims they are Iranian supplied.

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Yemen rebels 'bury Saleh in closed funeral'

Yemen's former president Ali Abdullah Saleh, who was killed by his former rebel allies this week, was buried at his home village outside Sanaa ...

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Yemen rebels 'disrupt internet nationwide'

Yemen's Houthi rebels have been disrupting internet access nationwide as they consolidate their grip of the capital.

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Saudi coalition airstrikes 'kill dozens' in northern Yemen

Saudi-led coalition airstrikes killed more than 23 civilians in the country's north on Friday, Yemeni officials said, as the kingdom intensifies ...

The narrowing distinctions between the PKK and its offshoots

Paul Iddon

The narrowing distinctions between the PKK and its offshoots

Comment: Under fire from all sides, armed Kurdish groups are more likely to work together, writes Paul Iddon.

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Millions in South Sudan 'one step away from famine'

Almost two thirds of the remaining population in South Sudan are in desperate need of humanitarian aid.

Alone in Berlin: German mental health services failing refugees

Asher Kessler

Alone in Berlin: German mental health services failing refugees

In-depth: The specific mental health needs of refugees in Germany are being exacerbated by limited access to care and uncertainty about the ...

After IS, corruption should be Iraq's next target

Hadani Ditmars

After IS, corruption should be Iraq's next target

Analysis: The injustice of a corrupt state fuels recruitment to armed groups, notes Hadani Ditmars.

Mosul Eye: Blogger who exposed IS atrocities reveals identity

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Mosul Eye: Blogger who exposed IS atrocities reveals identity

When the city went dark under Islamic State's rule, Mosul Eye bravely documented its atrocities. Now, the blogger has ended his anonymity with ...

Yemen government recaptures Red Sea town from rebels

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Yemen government recaptures Red Sea town from rebels

Southern separatist fighters, backed by government forces and the Saudi-led coalition, allegedly took part in the offensive against the rebels, ...

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Car bomb hits Kurdish refugee camp in northern Iraq

A car bomb on Wednesday caused deaths in a Kurdish area of Iraq's northern Nineveh province, an official from the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan said.

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Iran denies US accusation of 'destabilising the region'

Tehran slammed comments by US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson who said Iran is carrying out “destabilising actions” by supporting groups across ...

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Did Yemen's Houthis fabricate Saleh killing video?

Yemeni government officials and loyalists to the former President Ali Abdullah Saleh believe the scenario surrounding his death was fabricated ...

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Gaddafi's son 'seeking comeback to Libya politics'

Saif al-Islam Gaddafi, freed after six years' detention, is seeking a comeback to Libyan politics, with observers saying he could find support ...

Saudi-led coalition intensifies Yemen airstrikes as US raises concerns

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Saudi-led coalition intensifies Yemen airstrikes as US raises concerns

Saudi-coalition fighter jets carried out dozens of airstrikes in Yemen, as US Defence Secretary Jim Mattis said the humanitarian situation is ...

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Britain 'thwarts plot to kill' PM Theresa May

Two men have been charged with a terror plot to kill British Prime Minister Theresa May, British media reported on Tuesday.

Houthi rebels seize pro-Saleh channel, hold journalists hostage

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Houthi rebels seize pro-Saleh channel, hold journalists hostage

Employees of a GPC-affiliated television channel in Yemen are allegedly being held hostage by Houthi rebels in the capital, Reporters Without ...

UN calls on all sides in Yemen to 'de-escalate'

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UN calls on all sides in Yemen to 'de-escalate'

The UN has called on all sides in Yemen to "de-escalate" and return to talks as the conflict there took an ominous turn with the ...

Yemen's Houthi rebels call for dialogue with Saudi-led coalition

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Yemen's Houthi rebels call for dialogue with Saudi-led coalition

Yemen's Houthi rebels have called for peace talks with a Saudi-led coalition, a day after killing their former ally ex-President Ali ...

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