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Analysis: Turkey's latest campaign in Iraq is an indication of how far it is willing to go, writes Paul Iddon.

The EU's controversial 2016 deal with Turkey to curb the flow of migrants appears to have worked, with asylum seeker applications down nearly 45 percent.

Jewish artefacts feared stolen amid chaos of Syria war

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Jewish artefacts feared stolen amid chaos of Syria war

Activists have raised concerns about Jewish artefacts that appear to have been stoled from Syria and sold outside the country.

Erdogan in major Istanbul rally ahead of <em>Turkey</em> vote

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Erdogan in major Istanbul rally ahead of Turkey vote

Erdogan held a mega rally ahead of next weekend's elections in Turkey.

Jailed Kurdish leader makes appeal ahead of <em>Turkey</em> vote

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Jailed Kurdish leader makes appeal ahead of Turkey vote

Former leader of the HDP party Selahattin Demirtas addresses a rally from prison.

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Red Cross urges Europe to show migrant 'solidarity'

The Aquarius migrants rescued off Libya's coast last weekend were left in high-seas limbo after Italy and Malta bickered over who should accept them, sparking a major migration row.

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Jewish artefacts disappear from Damascus in fog of war

Jewish artefacts, including ancient parchment torahs from one of the world's oldest synagogues, have gone missing from Damascus amid the ongoing ...

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Turkey prime minister claims Israel 'tampered' Eurovision win

Turkish Prime Minister Yildrim has claimed that Israel only won the Eurovision as a political move.

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Turkey hits Kurdish base in Iraq's Qandil Mountains region

Turkey's president has said his country have begun an operation against bases of outlawed Kurdish militants in northern Iraq.

World Cup LIVEBLOG: Iran v Morocco

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World Cup LIVEBLOG: Iran v Morocco

Minute-by-minute updates from Iran and Morocco's opening game in their 2018 FIFA World Cup campaigns.

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Three dead in armed attack on Turkish MP visit

At least three people have killed and several injured in southeast Turkey, when an MP from the country's ruling party attended Suruc ...

Three dead in armed attack on Turkish MP visit

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Three dead in armed attack on Turkish MP visit

At least three people have been shot dead and several injured in southeast Turkey, following an attack by an MP from the country's ...

Erdogan will lift state of emergency 'after election win'

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Erdogan will lift state of emergency 'after election win'

Turkey President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has vowed to immediately lift the country's state of emergency if he is re-elected this month.

US and <em>Turkey</em> reach agreement over Syria's Manbij

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US and Turkey reach agreement over Syria's Manbij

Turkey and the US have agreed to a plan for the contested Syrian city of Manbij, which is controlled by the Kurdish-led Syrian ...

120 countries at UN condemn Israel over Gaza killings

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120 countries at UN condemn Israel over Gaza killings

The UN voted to condemn Israel for the killing of more than 100 Palestinians in Gaza and rejected a US bid to put the blame on Hamas on ...

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The Iraq Report: Iraqi democracy smoulders amid political violence

Investigating the fire at the ballot warehouse after the recount was ordered - our weekly round-up of the latest news from Iraq.

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US man jailed for trying to join IS

Arafat Nagi claimed he joined the terrorist group as a way to help the humanitarian effort in Syria.

James Snell

Raqqa's rapid 'liberation' was flawed from the outset

Comment: A quick liberation of Raqqa was the coalition's sole aim, and it was pursued insensibly and destructively, writes James Snell.

Uri Levy

The great guide to Middle East World Cup teams

Five Middle East and North African national teams will play in Russia 2018, the most Middle Eastern World Cup ever.

Ethnicity vs religion: What does being a Muslim mean?

Khaled Diab

Ethnicity vs religion: What does being a Muslim mean?

Comment: In western Europe and the US, 'Muslim' is often used as a marker of ethnic origin, rather than of religion, writes Khaled Diab.

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Syrian orphans who fled Aleppo find new home

Nearly 50 children orphaned by the Syrian war escaped their hometown of Aleppo after they appeared in a video and appealed for their lives as ...

<em>Turkey</em> to drain north Iraq 'terror swamp', says Erdogan

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Turkey to drain north Iraq 'terror swamp', says Erdogan

Turkey's president has said his country will drain the "terror swamp" in northern Iraq in an operation against bases of outlawed Kurdish ...

Brothers of the Gun: A memoir of Syria's war

Charlie Hoyle

Brothers of the Gun: A memoir of Syria's war

The New Arab Meets: Syrian journalist Marwan Hisham and American artist Molly Crabapple speak about their powerful new book 'Brothers of the ...

Nearly one million Syrians displaced in 2018, UN says

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Nearly one million Syrians displaced in 2018, UN says

More than 920,000 people were displaced inside Syria during the first four months of 2018, the highest level in the seven-year conflict.

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