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French President Emmanuel Macron is expected to emphasise the importance of the Iran nuclear deal and trade ties with Europe during his meeting with US President Donald Trump.

Following the coalition killing of Houthi leader Saleh al-Sammad, Yemeni rebels have said they will take revenge.

Saudi airstrikes 'kill scores' at Yemeni wedding

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Saudi airstrikes 'kill scores' at Yemeni wedding

Saudi-led coalition airstrikes targeting a Yemeni wedding celebration near the Saudi border, which killed at least 50, including the bride.

G7 present common front against Russia's 'malign activities'

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G7 present common front against Russia's 'malign activities'

Fears about President Donald Trump's plans for the Iran nuclear deal remained prominent as G7 foreign ministers attempted to show a united front ...

Palestinian activists: "Bodies on the streets" of Yarmouk

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Palestinian activists: "Bodies on the streets" of Yarmouk

Civilians were killed in regime shelling on a Palestinian refugee camp on the edges of the capital.

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Saudi Arabia shoots down Yemen rebel missile: state media

Sunday's strikes are the latest in a series of rebel bombardments on Saudi territory.

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Syrian army pounds IS-held district in capital's south

Heavy regime bombardment pounded a southern district of Syria's capital on Saturday, state media and a monitor said, as government forces ...

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Inspectors take samples from Douma chemical massacre site

Chemical weapons inspectors said that they have taken samples from the Syrian town of Douma, where a gas attack killed dozens of civilians.

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International inspectors enter scene of Syria's latest chemical massacre

Chemical inspectors have finally entered the Syrian town of Douma, where a gas attack killed dozens of civilians.

Russia hints at partition of Syria, touts S-300 deployment

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Russia hints at partition of Syria, touts S-300 deployment

Russia has hinted Syria could be partitionned as disparate belligerents continue to hold on to territory across Syria alongside the regime of ...

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Iran, Iraq, Syria, Russia hold 'anti-terrorism' meet

Iran, Iraq, Syria and Russia held a meeting in Baghdad Thursday of military and security officials to coordinate "anti-terrorism" efforts, the ...

Iraq launches airstrikes in Syria in coordination with Assad

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Iraq launches airstrikes in Syria in coordination with Assad

Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi declared final victory over the Islamic State group in December but it still poses a threat from pockets ...

Syria chemical attack probe stalls as regime 'hides evidence'

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Syria chemical attack probe stalls as regime 'hides evidence'

The team from the world's chemical arms watchdog has not been able to begin its field work in Douma, where dozens were killed in a suspected 7 ...

Trump's Syria 'action' is a triumph for Assad

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Trump's Syria 'action' is a triumph for Assad

Comment: The coalition's attack on Assad's chemical weapons bases demonstrates they have no intention whatsoever of making a meaningful ...

US-led <em>strikes</em> 'failed to deter' Assad from chemical warfare

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US-led strikes 'failed to deter' Assad from chemical warfare

US-led missile strikes against the Syrian regime have failed to destroy its chemical stockpiles and have not deterred their use in ...

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Iran's Rouhani: 'We will produce any weapons we need'

During an ostentatious military parade, Iran's Rouhani puts on a show of defiance over ballistic missiles, but stresses it 'does not intend any aggression' against neighbouring countries.

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Assad's regime will return to 'business as usual' brutality

Comment: Not only did Trump's much vaunted strikes fail to threaten Assad; they have actually bolstered him, writes James Snell.

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France's Macron won't 'break' Turkey-Russia alliance: Ankara

Turkey slammed Emmanuel Macron's alleged attempts to create a rift between Ankara and Moscow on Monday, suggesting the French president will be ...

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Washington seeking Arab force to replace Syria presence: report

President Donald Trump has repeatedly expressed interest in extricating the US from its foreign entanglements.

Syria missile attack 'false alarm', state media says

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Syria missile attack 'false alarm', state media says

State media reports that Syrian regime air defences shot down missiles over the central Homs region have been retracted.

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Syria shoots down missiles over Homs, state TV reports

Two missiles were shot down by Syrian air defences over the central Homs region, state-run TV said, days after Western strikes ...

Lieberman says Russia cannot 'limit' Israeli actions in Syria

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Lieberman says Russia cannot 'limit' Israeli actions in Syria

Israel's defence minister says his country will maintain 'total freedom of action' in Syria in response to a question on Russian criticism.

Chemical arms experts due in Douma Wednesday, Russians say

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Chemical arms experts due in Douma Wednesday, Russians say

UN weapons inspectors are expected to arrive in Douma on Wednesday, following US-led missile strikes.

France earmarks 50 million euros for Syria aid projects

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France earmarks 50 million euros for Syria aid projects

Macron said the decision was made "in the face of the critical humanitarian situation" in the war-torn country.

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