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A military base close to Syria's border with Iraq was hit by airstrikes overnight, the Assad regime has claimed, but the US have denied aircraft operated in the area.

Russia has backed Syria's regime for several decades but intervened militarily in its war in 2015, turning the tides for Assad.

Yemen's Ella al-Shamahi: Unearthing the past, preserving the future

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Yemen's Ella al-Shamahi: Unearthing the past, preserving the future

The New Arab Meets: Paleoanthropologist Ella al-Shamahi is on a mission to unearth the history of mankind, while fighting to preserve its future.

Syria and IS 'reach truce' after south Damascus battles

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Syria and IS 'reach truce' after south Damascus battles

A ceasefire agreement between IS and the Syrian regime was declared on Saturday, despite reports of the regime continuing their siege, resulting ...

Putin assures Assad 'all foreign forces' will leave Syria

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Putin assures Assad 'all foreign forces' will leave Syria

Russia's Vladimir Putin has told Syria President Bashar al-Assad that 'all foreign forces' will soon leave the war-torn country.

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Mukhbaza: Yemeni chefs bring Aden's seashore to Sheffield

Yalla, let's eat! Continuing our review series of Middle Eastern restaurants, we visit al-Diyafa, where an authentic Yemeni restaurant takes you on a journey back to the coast of Aden.

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Syria 'has every right to defend itself', says Iran

As tensions between Iran and Israel escalate, Tehran voiced its support for Syrian self-defence against Israeli aggression, slamming the ...

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World leaders respond to Israeli-Iranian tensions in Syria

World leaders scrambled to respond to escalating Israeli-Iranian tensions in war-torn Syria after a series of overnight airstrikes.

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Bahrain: Israel 'right to defend itself' following Syria strikes

Israel has a right to 'defend itself', Bahrain's Foreign Minister Sheikh Khalid al-Khalifa said on Twitter, after the Israeli military struck ...

Israel trying to 'force Iran's surrender', says Revolutionary Guard

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Israel trying to 'force Iran's surrender', says Revolutionary Guard

The Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps' deputy has said recent escalations in the region are mere attempts to force Iran to 'surrender'.

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Israel strikes 'all Iranian targets in Syria': Lieberman

Israel's Defence Minister Avigdor Lieberman claimed Tel Aviv hit nearly all Iran's infrastructure in Syria, during a security conference on ...

Israel strikes targets in Syria after Golan missile fire

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Israel strikes targets in Syria after Golan missile fire

Israel launched repeated rounds of rocket fire into Syria early on Thursday after Israel's military said Iranian forces had fired missiles at ...

Iranian forces 'fire rockets' on Israeli positions in Golan

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Iranian forces 'fire rockets' on Israeli positions in Golan

Iranian forces in Syria fired around 20 rockets and missiles at Israeli army positions in the part of the Golan Heights occupied by Israel, the ...

Suspected Israeli strike near Damascus kills nine pro-regime fighters

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Suspected Israeli strike near Damascus kills nine pro-regime fighters

The strikes on Iran-backed Syrian forces comes hours after Trump announced the US withdrawal from the nuclear deal.

Why women in Kashmir are struggling with marriage

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Why women in Kashmir are struggling with marriage

Society: From dowry demands to 'physical appearance requests', Sana Fazili speaks to women in Kashmir battling with maintaining their ...

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Syria rebels surrender arms in new deal with regime

Syrian Observatory for Human Rights monitoring group said Syrian rebels began surrendering their heavy weapons after reaching a new deal with the Syrian government.

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'Fake news': A growing new threat to press freedom

Comment: The lack of a strong US voice promoting the basic value of press freedom has emboldened governments from China to Pakistan, writes ...

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Syrian rebels agree to withdraw from Homs enclave

A rebel official said the Russian-brokered deal would see the regime take control of the enclave in Homs province, with rebels handing over ...

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Forced evacuations see extremists leave southern Damascus

Militants from Hayat Tahrir al-Sham are leaving Yarmouk in southern Damascus, the latest forced displacement deal brokered by the regime ...

Syrian army renews push on rebel pockets

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Syrian army renews push on rebel pockets

Assad's forces are seeking to recapture the last-remaining besieged areas in Syria.

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'Israeli missile' kills dozens of pro-Assad fighters in Syria

Fighters supporting the Assad regime, mainly Iranians, were killed in an attack on military bases in northern Syria, a monitor said.

Deadly clashes erupt between Syria regime, US-backed forces: monitor

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Deadly clashes erupt between Syria regime, US-backed forces: monitor

Six US-backed SDF fighters have been killed in the clashes in Deir az-Zour, a monitor said.

Syria says deal reached with opposition in southern Damascus

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Syria says deal reached with opposition in southern Damascus

Another deal has been reached, the latest in a series, between opposition fighters and regime forces, as Assad continues to retake ...

Syria regime bombardment kills 17 civilians in south Damascus

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Syria regime bombardment kills 17 civilians in south Damascus

Syrian regime air strikes and shelling killed 17 civilians including seven children on Friday in the Palestinian camp of Yarmouk in southern ...

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