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Comment: It is the face of a father who has to choose between buying food for his family or buying medicine for his sick wife, writes UNICEF's Henrietta H Fore.

The Syrian regime launched intensive airstrikes on the city of Nawa in the southern Daraa province late on Tuesday, with reports of multiple casualties.

Russian airstrike kills Syrians marching in Golan Heights protest

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Russian airstrike kills Syrians marching in Golan Heights protest

Syrians displaced from the Assad regime's brutal assault on Daraa were killed during a Russian airstrike as they marched towards the Golan Heights.

Trump: Russia's junior partner in the White House

Sam Hamad

Trump: Russia's junior partner in the White House

Comment: With Trump and Putin closer than ever, things can only get worse for Syrians, writes Sam Hamad.

UAE 'copied Israel lobby' in subverting UK policy: report

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UAE 'copied Israel lobby' in subverting UK policy: report

A newly-published report has claimed that the UAE used 'clandestine' lobbying tactics in the US and UK to steer government and public opinion ...

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Syrian regime, rebel forces clash close to Israeli-occupied Golan

Battles in an area close to Israeli occupied Golan Heights raged on Monday, as rebels and regime forces fight for a key observation post.

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Israel strikes Hamas sites days after Gaza ceasefire brokered

The strikes came after the heaviest exchange of fire between Israel and Palestinian fighters in Gaza since a 2014 war.

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Netanyahu warns of 'lengthy battle' with besieged Gaza

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu warned officials in southern Israel that a lengthy battle with besieged Gaza is about to take place as the ...

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Gaza ceasefire holds after Israel's biggest strikes since 2014

The ceasefire announced by Hamas has largely held, restoring some calm after some of the biggest airstrikes seen in the strip since the ...

Civilian deaths in war-torn Afghanistan hit record high: UN

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Civilian deaths in war-torn Afghanistan hit record high: UN

The toll of 1,692 fatalities was one percent more than a year earlier and the highest for the period since 2009, according to UN figures.

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Abbas meets Putin, expresses concern over US decisions

The leaders discussed the Jerusalem embassy move and Trump's so-called "deal of the century".

Israel kills two children, injures scores during Gaza <em>airstrikes</em>

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Israel kills two children, injures scores during Gaza airstrikes

Two children have been killed and at least fourteen Palestinians have been seriously injured by Israeli airstrikes on the besieged Gaza ...

Israel launches <em>airstrikes</em> on Gaza in afternoon raids

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Israel launches airstrikes on Gaza in afternoon raids

Israel has bombed an agricultural field in the process of targeting Hamas positions in the besieged Gaza Strip.

Violence flares as Israel strikes besieged Gaza Strip

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Violence flares as Israel strikes besieged Gaza Strip

Israel's military says it struck two Hamas tunnels during overnight raids on the besieged Gazan enclave.

Israel strikes Syrian posts after drone incursion

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Israel strikes Syrian posts after drone incursion

The airstrikes hit the southwestern Quneitra province that borders on the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights.

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Media activists fear for their lives in southwestern Syria

Since July 19, government forces have captured most of southwestern Daraa province and control much of the border with Jordan

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Saudi Arabia pardons soldiers over Yemen conflict

At least 10,000 people have been killed in Yemen's civil war, which has displaced two million people, helped spawn a cholera epidemic, and ...

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UN envoy meets Yemen president in push for truce

The UN envoy for Yemen, Martin Griffiths met with President Abedrabbo Mansour Hadi on Tuesday, in the latest efforts to broker a truce between ...

Paul Iddon

After Daraa, will Assad reconquer all of Syria?

Analysis: Tens of thousands of rebels remain in Idlib, Kurds hold several territories and US troops are also active in the north, notes Paul ...

Saudi Arabia says Houthi missile intercepted from Yemen

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Saudi Arabia says Houthi missile intercepted from Yemen

The Houthi rebels said a short-range ballistic missile had been fired at a military "supply depot" on Saudi Arabia's western coast.

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UAE-backed troops take over Aden airport from Yemen government

The transport minister in Yemen's internationally recognised government has said UAE security forces have taken control of all of its capital ...

Iraqis struggle with social anxiety after Islamic State rule

Marta Bellingreri

Iraqis struggle with social anxiety after Islamic State rule

Feature: War, death and destruction has left many unable to leave their homes after living in fear under Islamic State rule, writes Marta ...

Israel strikes Syria at Golan frontier

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Israel strikes Syria at Golan frontier

Israel targeted a Syrian post in the Golan Heights, a day after a cabinet minister warned it would attack regime forces advancing against ...

UN backs efforts to start new Yemen peace talks

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UN backs efforts to start new Yemen peace talks

The Security Council on Thursday gave strong backing to efforts by UN Special Envoy Martin Griffiths to start new talks between Yemen's warring ...

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