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Israeli airstrikes were launched in the Gaza Strip on Monday, following a series of cross-border exchanges that have erupted since Trump's recognition of Jerusalem as the Israeli capital

A wedding procession in Yemen was hit by Saudi-led coalition airstrikes, leaving at least ten women dead in the latest deadly attack in the war-torn country.

Pope Francis to meet Jordan's King Abdullah

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Pope Francis to meet Jordan's King Abdullah

Pope Francis will meet with Jordan's King Abdullah II at the Vatican next week in talks which will likely focus on Trump's decision to recognise Jerusalem as Israel's capital.

Dozens killed in two days of Yemen violence

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Dozens killed in two days of Yemen violence

Saudi-led airstrikes killed 28 Houthi rebels around Yemen's west coast, medics and security sources close to the insurgents said on ...

Russia must nudge Syria into peace deal: De Mistura

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Russia must nudge Syria into peace deal: De Mistura

The international mediator in the Syrian peace process has called on Russia to convince its ally the Syrian regime to conclude a deal with the ...

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Strikes kill 12 in rebel-run Yemen prison camp

A Houthi prison camp is the latest target of an intensified programme of Saudi bombings, leaving 12 dead and 80 wounded.

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Erdogan says US 'partner to bloodshed' over Jerusalem recognition

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan called the US a 'partner to bloodshed' on Monday after Donald Trump's recognition of Jerusalem as ...

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Netanyahu faces pressure in Europe amid Jerusalem decision

Netanyahu faces renewed pressure from Europe on Monday to reboot the moribund Israeli-Palestinian peace process following widespread criticism ...

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Saudi-led airstrikes target Yemen rebel 'training camp'

Saudi-led coalition airstrikes on a suspected Yemen rebel training camp northwest of the capital on Sunday killed at least 26 Houthi ...

UN says Yemen's Houthi missiles have 'common origin'

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UN says Yemen's Houthi missiles have 'common origin'

Missiles fired by Houthi rebels in Yemen towards Saudi Arabia have a 'common origin' says the UN, but refused to confirm Riyadh's claims they ...

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Clashes near US embassy in Lebanon over Jerusalem move

Protests denouncing Trump's Jerusalem announcement near the US embassy complex in Lebanon turned violent on Sunday as police fired tear gas and ...

Erdogan, Macron to urge US to repeal Jerusalem decision

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Erdogan, Macron to urge US to repeal Jerusalem decision

The Turkish and French leaders have agreed to join forces to dissuade Trump from following through on his controversial Jerusalem announcement.

Islamic State re-enters Syria's Idlib after clashes

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Islamic State re-enters Syria's Idlib after clashes

After several days of clashes, IS recaptures villages in Syria's Idlib province, four years after they were first expelled, as Russian ...

Erdogan steps up attacks on 'state of occupation' Israel

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Erdogan steps up attacks on 'state of occupation' Israel

Turkey's Erdogan has been bitterly opposed to the decision of US President Donald Trump to recognise Jerusalem and has called a summit of ...

Saudi coalition <em>airstrikes</em> 'kill dozens' in northern Yemen

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Saudi coalition airstrikes 'kill dozens' in northern Yemen

Saudi-led coalition airstrikes killed more than 23 civilians in the country's north on Friday, Yemeni officials said, as the kingdom ...

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Two Palestinians killed in Israeli airstrikes on Gaza

An Israeli airstrike on the Gaza Strip killed two Palestinians on Saturday, health officials in the besieged territory said, following heightened tensions over claims to Jerusalem.

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The narrowing distinctions between the PKK and its offshoots

Comment: Under fire from all sides, armed Kurdish groups are more likely to work together, writes Paul Iddon.

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Mosul Eye: Blogger who exposed IS atrocities reveals identity

When the city went dark under Islamic State's rule, Mosul Eye bravely documented its atrocities. Now, the blogger has ended his anonymity with ...

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Putin says IS suffers ‘complete defeat’ in eastern Syria

Russia's Putin said Wednesday that the Islamic State group has suffered a “complete defeat” in eastern Syria at the hands of Syrian troops and ...

Russian <em>airstrikes</em> kill 21 civilians in east Syria: monitor

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Russian airstrikes kill 21 civilians in east Syria: monitor

Russian airstrikes killed 21 civilians early Wednesday in a village held by the Islamic State group near the Euphrates River in eastern ...

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Saudi-led coalition intensifies Yemen airstrikes as US raises concerns

Saudi-coalition fighter jets carried out dozens of airstrikes in Yemen, as US Defence Secretary Jim Mattis said the humanitarian ...

Yemen's Houthi rebels call for dialogue with Saudi-led coalition

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Yemen's Houthi rebels call for dialogue with Saudi-led coalition

Yemen's Houthi rebels have called for peace talks with a Saudi-led coalition, a day after killing their former ally ex-President Ali Abdullah ...

Houthis rally in Sanaa after killing Yemen's Saleh

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Houthis rally in Sanaa after killing Yemen's Saleh

Thousands of Houthi supporters rallied in Sanaa on Tuesday as the rebels consolidated their grip on the Yemeni capital after killing former ally ...

Syria 'shoots down three Israeli missiles' near Damascus

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Syria 'shoots down three Israeli missiles' near Damascus

Syria's state news agency says Syrian air defence has shot down on Tuesday three Israeli missiles that were targeting a military post near the ...

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