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

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.​

US-backed Syrian forces advancing against IS in Raqqa

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US-backed Syrian forces advancing against IS in Raqqa

US-backed forces said they have seized a new neighbourhood from the Islamic State group in Raqqa, northern Syria.

Civilian deaths soar in Iraq, Syria: monitoring group

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Civilian deaths soar in Iraq, Syria: monitoring group

The US-led coalition attacking the Islamic State group in Iraq and Syria killed as many as 744 civilians in June, an independent monitor has ...

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Iraq forces clear last IS pockets in 'liberated Mosul'

Iraqi forces fought to eliminate the last pockets of Islamic State group resistance in Mosul on Monday after PM Abadi visited the devastated city to congratulate troops on securing victory.

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Mixed messages about US-Russia vision to end Syria war

President Putin says Russia is enjoying a new period of cooperation with the US under Trump, but the state department still insists Assad must ...

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Pentagon affirms US-Qatar military cooperation amid Gulf crisis

US Defence Secretary Jim Mattis has affirmed his country's 'commitment to continued US-Qatar cooperation' and 'strategic partnership' amid a ...

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Daraa 'de-escalation' masks Assad's ethnic cleansing in Syria

Comment: Daraa, like Aleppo before it, could fall without the world batting an eyelid. The remaining population would be cleansed, and Assad's ...

Iraqi military pushes deeper into IS-held Mosul

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Iraqi military pushes deeper into IS-held Mosul

The Iraqi military is close to having 'complete control' of Mosul city, after troops captured more territory in the densely-packed district held ...

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Israel hits Gaza in overnight air raids

Israel says it hit a Hamas bases in Gaza after a rocket was fired from the besieged enclave.

Iraq official denies Russian report of killing IS leader

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Iraq official denies Russian report of killing IS leader

An air raid that Russia claimed killed the leader of the Islamic State group has reportedly killed an elderly hay dealer and his ...

HRW criticises US for using white phosphorous against IS

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HRW criticises US for using white phosphorous against IS

Human Rights Watch says the US-led coalition fighting Islamic State in Syria and Iraq is endangering civilians by using artillery-delivered ...

US-backed force pierces into Raqqa, dozens of civilian casualties

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US-backed force pierces into Raqqa, dozens of civilian casualties

US-backed Syrian fighters broke into the western part of the IS group's stronghold on Saturday, they and a monitor said, opening up a second ...

Syrian Arab-Kurdish fighters advance deeper into IS-held Raqqa

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Syrian Arab-Kurdish fighters advance deeper into IS-held Raqqa

Fighters from the Syrian Democratic Forces have taken two neighbourhoods from IS in Raqqa, yet heavy US airstrikes has put civilians at risk.

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US-led coalition warplanes 'shower Syria's Raqqa with white phosphorus'

US-led coalition warplanes have used white phosphorus munitions in the Islamic State group's Syrian bastion of Raqqa, endangering the lives of civilians, local activists have said.

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Syrian regime jets pound Daraa after rebel attacks

Regime forces pounded parts of the southern city of Daraa with airstrikes and artillery fire on Monday, one day after rebels attacked government ...

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East Libyan forces surge through central desert oasis towns

East Libyan forces have captured a number of oasis towns in the country's central desert region, after Egyptian airstrikes helped them overcome ...

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Libya parliament leader 'gave Egypt permission to bomb militants'

The head of Libya's parliament reportedly gave the green light to Egypt to launch air raids on militants in response to a ...

Dozens of civilians 'killed in airstrikes' on Iraq's Mosul

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Dozens of civilians 'killed in airstrikes' on Iraq's Mosul

Reports of at least 200 civilians killed in airstrikes targeting Mosul's Az Zanjili district on Tuesday, as Iraqi forces push to recapture the ...

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Sudan's foreign minister cancels Egypt visit as tensions simmer

Sudan's foreign minister has cancelled a trip to Egypt as relations between the neighbouring countries have been fraught with tension over a ...

Egypt 'deploys special forces to Libya' to back Haftar

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Egypt 'deploys special forces to Libya' to back Haftar

Egypt has sent "dozens of military personnel" to Libya to back its close ally Khalifa Haftar as Cairo presses ahead with attacks on terrorist ...

Egypt to continue Libya airstrikes after Coptic Christian massacre

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Egypt to continue Libya airstrikes after Coptic Christian massacre

Egypt's military said Monday that it plans to press ahead with military operations against terrorist training camps in Libya after the Islamic ...

Russian ministers in Egypt discuss Libya and Syria conflicts

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Russian ministers in Egypt discuss Libya and Syria conflicts

Russia's Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and his Egyptian counterpart Sameh Shoukry discussed the conflicts in Libya and Syria as they met in ...

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