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

Iran has secured multi-million dollar contracts for Iranian power companies in war-torn Aleppo, reaping the rewards of its pivotal backing for the Syrian regime in the country's brutal six-year war.

Russian warplanes kill dozens of civilians in Deir az-Zor

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Russian warplanes kill dozens of civilians in Deir az-Zor

Observatory head Rami Abdel Rahman said nine children were among those killed fleeing fighting and that "dozens" of people were wounded in the strikes

Rights group demands probe into Yemen airstrikes

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Rights group demands probe into Yemen airstrikes

An international rights group has denounced a Saudi-led military coalition for failing to investigate airstrikes in Yemen that led to the ...

Russia establishes security zone north of Aleppo

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Russia establishes security zone north of Aleppo

Russia's military on Wednesday said it had set up a security zone north of Aleppo to prevent clashes between Kurdish fighters and oppositions ...

Usaid Siddiqui

America, not Pakistan is responsible for failings in Afghanistan

Comment: The narrative that Pakistan has hampered American efforts to 'rebuild' Afghanistan is a fallacy that American governments are happy to peddle to avoid criticism, writes Usaid Siddiqui.

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UN chief denies Saudi pressure over Yemen child-rights report

The UN chief has denied the Saudi-led coalition in Yemen is pressuring him over a draft UN report condemning Riyadh for its role in child deaths ...

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Iraqi forces take 'full control' of Tal Afar

The Iraqi military has announced it has 'fully liberated' the city of Tal Afar from the Islamic State group, dealing another blow to the ...

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Hundreds of thousands of Saleh supporters rally in Yemen

In a major show of force for disposed president Ali Abdullah Saleh, hundreds of thousands of Yemenis descended on the capital Sanaa on Thursday.

Two million displaced Iraqis return to 'liberated homes'

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Two million displaced Iraqis return to 'liberated homes'

Residents of cities and villages that were captured by the Islamic State since 2014 have returned home following Iraq's operations against the ...

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Russia intensifies airstrikes on IS-stronghold Deir az-Zour

Russia has upped its air campaign in Syria to help President Bashar Assad's forces drive IS militants from their stronghold in Deir ...

Dozens dead in US-led Raqqa strikes, as peace-talks delayed

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Dozens dead in US-led Raqqa strikes, as peace-talks delayed

At least 42 civilians died on Monday as a result of US-led air strikes on Syria's IS-held stronghold of Raqqa, a monitor said, as ...

Iraqi forces capture villages in IS-held Tal Afar

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Iraqi forces capture villages in IS-held Tal Afar

Iraqi government forces made fresh assault on one of the Islamic State group's last strongholds in the country.

Iraqi forces make quick gains in IS-held Tal Afar

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Iraqi forces make quick gains in IS-held Tal Afar

Iraqi forces have advanced from the south into Tal Afar, as the last Islamic State group militants prepare to 'fight to the death' in the ...

Thousands flee as Iraq airstrikes pound IS-held town

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Thousands flee as Iraq airstrikes pound IS-held town

Iraqi and coalition forces have stepped up air raids on Tal Afar, ahead of a ground offensive to drive out Islamic State group ...

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More Yemen airstrikes in half-a-year than whole of 2016

International bombardment and street fighting have increased significantly this year, paving the way for a cholera epidemic to spread to half a million people.

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Turkey detains Russian 'planning drone attack on US warplane'

Turkish authorities detained a Russian suspected member of the Islamic State for allegedly plotting a drone attack on an American warplane at a ...

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The Iraq Report: Iran implicated in bombing Shia shrines

Analysis: Welcome to The New Arab's weekly digest of events in Iraq

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Syrian minister wants to boost tourism as war rages

Syria's tourism minister wants to boost the country's tourism industry with the opening of international flights, as a bloody war rages on in ...

A glimmer of hope as MSF opens Kunduz clinic

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A glimmer of hope as MSF opens Kunduz clinic

MSF secured Pentagon assurances that medics would not be targeted, but the military has either botched air raids or ...

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Haftar fighter jet shot down in east Libya

A fighter jet from General Khalifa's east Libyan militia has been shot down following an air raid on Derna.

Libya's Haftar 'provided with Israeli weaponry following UAE-mediated meetings'

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Libya's Haftar 'provided with Israeli weaponry following UAE-mediated meetings'

Libyan General Haftar has reportedly been receiving Israeli military aid following meetings with Israeli intelligence that were mediated by the ...

Israel detains senior Hamas officials in West Bank <em>raids</em>

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Israel detains senior Hamas officials in West Bank raids

Israeli security forces detained 25 members of the Hamas movement during overnight arrest raids in the occupied West Bank on Sunday.

Hizballah and Syrian regime launch operation on Lebanon border Hizballah and Syrian regime launch operation on Lebanon border

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Hizballah and Syrian regime launch operation on Lebanon border

Hizballah and Syrian regime forces have launched operations on both sides of the Lebanese border to clear rebel fighters.​

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