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Heavy Syrian regime bombing has killed three emergency workers from the White Helmets, while six children were also killed in Damascus air raids.

Images posted by Russia's Ministry of Defence which allegedly showed the US aiding the Islamic State militant group in the Middle East on Tuesday were stills from a video game.

Russia blamed for horrific Syria market bombing

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Russia blamed for horrific Syria market bombing

Russia has been blamed for air raids on a busy Syrian market in a rebel town on Monday that left at least 61 people dead.

Riyadh 'to reopen' Yemen airports, seaports following international pressure

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Riyadh 'to reopen' Yemen airports, seaports following international pressure

Riyadh has said that the Saudi-led coalition fighting rebels in Yemen will begin reopening airports and seaports, days after closing them over a ...

Berlin art installation evokes Syria's war at Brandenburg Gate

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Berlin art installation evokes Syria's war at Brandenburg Gate

Three upended buses appeared in front of the Brandenburg Gate in Berlin on Friday as part of an art installation by Syrian-German artist Manaf ...

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IS recaptures Syria town in bid to salvage 'caliphate'

Islamic State militants have recaptured the Syria border town of Albu Kamal in a fierce counter-attack after losing control of their last urban bastion in the country.

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Turkey arrests dozens of 'IS-linked' foreigners headed for Syria

Istanbul police have arrested 83 foreigners planning to go to Syria and suspected of links to IS as Turkey continues a string of anti-terror ...

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Rising 'terrorist threat' in Egypt's Western Desert

In-depth: A new surge in militancy is emerging in Egypt's west, with the army already struggling to cope with an insurgency in the eastern Sinai ...

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Saudi Arabia seals 'all Yemen borders' after Houthi missile

The Saudi-led coalition has enforced a new embargo on Yemen, closing land, sea and air links to the war-torn country.

Saudi-coalition strikes on Sanaa hit rebel-held defence ministry

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Saudi-coalition strikes on Sanaa hit rebel-held defence ministry

Multiple air raids struck Yemen's capital Sanaa over the weekend, striking the rebel-controlled defence ministry, reports ...

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Dozens of 'IS miltants' killed in US Somalia airstrikes

Six US missiles hit an IS base in Buqa village, northeastern Somalia, killing 'several terrorists', Washington has said.

Fierce clashes in Syria's Deir az-Zour kill 73 fighters

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Fierce clashes in Syria's Deir az-Zour kill 73 fighters

The fiercest fighting between Syrian regime forces and IS since the siege of Deir az-Zour was broken in September resulting in the deaths of 73 ...

Five-month battle with IS ends in Philippine city

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Five-month battle with IS ends in Philippine city

Islamic State militants in the city of Marawi were completely cleared after a five-month long battle, the military confirmed on Monday.

Israel warns it will intensify response to Syrian fire

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Israel warns it will intensify response to Syrian fire

Israel has warned it will step up its response to stray fire that has repeatedly spilled over the Syrian border after fire hit the ...

US strikes kill 'dozens' of IS militants in Yemen

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US strikes kill 'dozens' of IS militants in Yemen

US military strikes kill dozens of IS militants at the group's training camps in central Yemen, a US Central Command statement said on Monday.

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Anti-war voices magnify over human rights violations in Yemen

Comment: More pressure is coming for the Saudi-led Arab coalition in Yemen, after the UN placed Saudi Arabia on a human rights blacklist last week, writes Khalid Al-Karimi.

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Syrian regime airstrike on Idlib market kills children

At least 11 civilians, including two children, were killed in Syrian regime airstrikes on a market in Idlib province's Maaret al-Numan

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Libya says remains found of Copts beheaded on beach

The remains have been unearthed of 21 Coptic Christians beheaded by extremists on a Libyan beach two years ago, the interior ministry said on ...

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Syrian regime forces enter IS-held Mayadeen

Syrian government forces prepare to deal a 'severe blow' to the IS group amid mounting concerns about civilian casualties.

Russian <em>air</em> 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 ...

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Russian airstrike 'kills 38 fleeing civilians' in Deir az-Zour

A Russian airstrike killed at least 38 civilians on Wednesday as they attempted to cross the Euphrates River to escape fighting in eastern ...

IS attack kills at least four in Libya's Misrata

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IS attack kills at least four in Libya's Misrata

At least four people have been killed in an IS suicide bomb attack at the main court building in Libya's third-largest city Misrata, security ...

Video shows two Russian men captured by IS forces

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Video shows two Russian men captured by IS forces

Islamic State group have paraded two captured Russians following a surprise counter-offensive by the militants in eastern Syria.

September 'deadliest month for Syrians' in 2017

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September 'deadliest month for Syrians' in 2017

Of the 955 Syrian civilians killed in September were 207 children, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights has said.

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