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Social media users slammed the perceived exclusion of Black Muslim beauty bloggers at this year's Dubai-based Modest Fashion Week.

Syria's state news agency says Syrian air defence has shot down on Tuesday three Israeli missiles that were targeting a military post near the capital, Damascus.

How Saleh's Yemen gamble cost him his life

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How Saleh's Yemen gamble cost him his life

Former President Ali Abdullah Saleh made one too many gambles during his decades in Yemeni politics, which has ultimately cost the veteran statesman his life.

Syria 'intercepts Israeli missiles' outside Damascus

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Syria 'intercepts Israeli missiles' outside Damascus

Syrian state media has said army units have intercepted Israeli missiles outside the capital Damascus, although some damage has been caused by ...

Head of Syrian opposition's HNC quits amid intensifying violence

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Head of Syrian opposition's HNC quits amid intensifying violence

Senior Syrian opposition leader Riad Hijab quit his post as the head of the HNC on Monday, just a week before a new round of UN-sponsored peace ...

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Iran's General Soleimani spotted with Iraqi fighters in Syria

Iran's General Qassem Soleimani has been filmed with Iraq's Popular Mobilisation Forces in eastern Syria, in new footage that emerged on Sunday.

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Syria army, allied militias retake IS stronghold Albu Kamal

Syria regime forces and allied militias have recaptured Albu Kamal, the Islamic State group's last urban stronghold in the country.

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Israel 'ready to defend' Syrian village after Golan attack

The Israeli military said it was ready to protect the Druze village of Hader on the Syrian side of the Golan Heights after fighting between ...

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Syria opposition rejects Russia-hosted peace conference

Moscow's proposal to hold a "Congress of Syrian National Dialogue" this month was announced at the end of the latest round of talks in the ...

IS 'executed' 116 in Syria town revenge campaign

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IS 'executed' 116 in Syria town revenge campaign

The Islamic State group executed dozens of civilians in the Syrian desert this month, a monitor said on Monday, in a gruesome massacre as the ...

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Rebel shelling kills four civilians in Damascus: monitor

Rebel shelling on the Syrian capital Damascus killed four civilians on Sunday, a Britain-based monitor and a medical source said.

Syria regime, allies 'capture Mayadeen from IS'

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Syria regime, allies 'capture Mayadeen from IS'

Syrian regime troops and allied forces captured the city of Mayadeen from the Islamic State group on Saturday, state media said.

Syrian regime 'completely encircle' IS in al-Mayadeen

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Syrian regime 'completely encircle' IS in al-Mayadeen

Damascus says it has trapped a large group of IS militants in Deir az-Zour, after regime troops entered the eastern Syrian city of al-Mayadeen, ...

Russian air strikes kill 14 civilians in eastern Syria

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Russian air strikes kill 14 civilians in eastern Syria

Russian air strikes killed 14 people fleeing across a river on rafts in eastern Syria as renewed fighting across the country took an ...

Syria forces close to surrounding IS in Deir az-Zour

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Syria forces close to surrounding IS in Deir az-Zour

Syrian regime forces are close to surrounding Islamic State militants in Deir az-Zour, bringing them in a direct race with US-backed Syrian ...

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Assad regime says Syrian Kurdish autonomy negotiable

The Assad regime is open to negotiations with Kurds over giving them some form of self-rule in Syria once Islamic State is defeated, according to the Syrian foreign minister.

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Islamic New Year: Seven fast facts you should know

Muslims around the world are observing the Islamic New Year on Thursday, here are seven fast facts you should know about the event.

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Dina Tokio perfectly shuts down anti-Muslim trolls

Video: Dozens of YouTube viewers who left hateful comments on Dina Tokio's channel have come in for a whooping this week, and we are loving it.

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Regime, Russia airstrikes hit four hospitals in Syria’s Idlib

Syrian regime and Russian airstrikes hit four hospitals inside a “safe zone” in the northwestern province of Idlib, killing at least one ...

Turkish troops mass on Syria border to 'enter Idlib'

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Turkish troops mass on Syria border to 'enter Idlib'

A convoy of Turkish army vehicles are positioned on the Syrian border, ready to enter rebel-held Idlib province as part of a Russian-Turkish ...

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Iran 'cashes in' on Syria intervention with Aleppo contracts

Iran has secured multi-million dollar contracts for Iranian power companies in war-torn Aleppo, reaping the rewards of its pivotal backing for ...

Syrian regime break IS siege on Deir az-Zor airport

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Syrian regime break IS siege on Deir az-Zor airport

Syrian state TV has announced a three-year IS siege on Deir az-Zor airport has been broken by pro-regime forces.

Russian troops killed amid regime advance on Deir ez-Zour

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Russian troops killed amid regime advance on Deir ez-Zour

The Russian defence ministry says two Russian troops have been killed in shelling in Syria’s east as regime forces broke the IS siege on Deir ...

#FreeHisham: Calls to free 'silenced' Yemeni political commentator increase

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#FreeHisham: Calls to free 'silenced' Yemeni political commentator increase

Calls to free a popular Yemeni political commentator who was 'silenced' after being abducted by armed rebels more than 17 days ago continue.

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