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Two gunmen opened fire at a military parade in Khuzestan on the anniversary of the 1980-88 Iran-Iraq war, killing at least eight Revolutionary Guard fighters.

An Israeli official said Israeli-Russian coordination in Syria remains unchanged despite the deadly downing of a Russian plane.

Israel to present Moscow with findings on plane downing

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Israel to present Moscow with findings on plane downing

The leader of the Israeli air force will travel to Moscow on Thursday to hand over the findings on the Russian plane downed by Syria on Tuesday.

Syria's chaos takes to the skies, following Russian downing

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Syria's chaos takes to the skies, following Russian downing

The 'accidental downing' of a Russian military plane by the Syrian regime highlights the potential for conflict between the country's warring ...

Saudi-led coalition 'kills 18 Yemen fishermen' in rebel-held Hodeida

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Saudi-led coalition 'kills 18 Yemen fishermen' in rebel-held Hodeida

The Saudi-led coalition fighting Yemen's Houthis rebels has reportedly killed several fishermen off the coast of the port city of Hodeida, a day ...

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Israel holds Assad 'fully responsible' for downing Russian plane

Israel's military expressed 'sorrow' for the deaths of the Russian crew members of a downed plane, but blamed the Syrian regime for the incident.

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Members of Yemen's Bahai minority could face death penalty

Two dozens members of Yemen's Bahai minority could be executed, following 'trumped up charges' by rebels in control of the capital, Amnesty has ...

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Russia threatens retaliation against Israel over downed Syria plane

Russian Defence Minister Sergei Shoigu spoke to Israeli counterpart Avigdor Lieberman, telling him Moscow holds Israel responsible for the ...

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Russian plane disappears off Syria coast, following 'Israel strikes'

A Russian aircraft has gone missing off Latakia coast, following a series of Israeli air raids in Syria.

Yemen pro-govt forces renew assault on rebel-held Hodeida

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Yemen pro-govt forces renew assault on rebel-held Hodeida

Yemen pro-government forces backed by Saudi Arabia have renewed an offensive on the rebel-held port city of Hodeidah.

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Two Palestinians killed in Israel strike on Gaza border

Two Palestinians were killed on the Gaza border with Israel, after at least 26 Palestinians were shot during renewed protests.

Putin, Erdogan agree Idlib plan

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Putin, Erdogan agree Idlib plan

Russia and Turkey have come to a deal on Idlib, north Syria, where Russia was expected to support a regime offensive.

Iraq deploys troops along border to monitor 'Turkey violations'

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Iraq deploys troops along border to monitor 'Turkey violations'

Iraq will deploy security forces along the mountainous border with Turkey and take action against Ankara at the United Nations over air ...

Idlib civilians head underground in fear of <em>air</em> attacks

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Idlib civilians head underground in fear of air attacks

Some three million people live in the area and the United Nations has warned that a full-scale regime assault could spark the century's worst ...

UN seeks <em>air</em> bridge to aid Yemeni cancer patients

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UN seeks air bridge to aid Yemeni cancer patients

The UN wants to open a humanitarian air corridor to evacuate Yemenis suffering from chronic illnesses in the war-torn country.

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Doctors and nurses rally against Syria regime Idlib offensive

Medical workers in Idlib demonstrated against the targeting of hospitals by regime forces.

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UN's Yemen envoy in Sanaa, as 32 rebels killed

Fierce clashes and Saudi-led air strikes near Hodeida have killed 32 rebels as the UN envoy for Yemen arrived in Sanaa on a ...

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Israel's Netanyahu says 'enforcing red lines' after Syria strike

Israel has not officially confirmed or denied a report by Syrian state news agency SANA of an attack late Saturday on Damascus international ...

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Israeli missiles target Damascus airport: state media

The Syrian state news agency said the country's air defences shot down a number of Israeli projectiles targeting Damascus international ...

Germany can't 'look away' if Assad uses chemical weapons

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Germany can't 'look away' if Assad uses chemical weapons

Earlier on Wednesday, the US warned Assad against using any chemical weapons ahead of the anticipated regime offensive on Idlib.

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US 'certifies' UAE-Saudi 'efforts' in reducing Yemen civilian deaths

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has said that he has 'certified' that the Saudi-led coalition is making efforts to reduce civilian casualties ...

US-backed forces launch 'last battle against IS' in Syria

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US-backed forces launch 'last battle against IS' in Syria

The US has confirmed the Syrian Democratic Forces' announcement that the battle against IS in Deir az-Zour has launched after months of trying ...

Assad 'has been warned' over chemical weapons use: Mattis

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Assad 'has been warned' over chemical weapons use: Mattis

"He's been warned, and so we'll see if he's wised up," the US defence secretary told Pentagon reporters.

Germany considers joining US-led <em>strikes</em> on Syria

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Germany considers joining US-led strikes on Syria

The move would also signal a U-turn for Chancellor Angela Merkel, who has previously said Germany would not take part in 'military missions' in ...

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