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An attack on Syrian regime forces on Monday killed 22 Iraqi militia forces.

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Jerusalem churches cry foul over Israeli tax law

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Jerusalem churches cry foul over Israeli tax law

In February, the Jerusalem municipality began enforcing tax collection on church property, while lawmakers in the parliament worked on advancing a law that would allow expropriation of church property.

Hashd al-Shaabi fighters killed by 'US airstrike in Syria'

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Hashd al-Shaabi fighters killed by 'US airstrike in Syria'

More than 50 fighters allied to the Damascus regime, most of them foreign, were killed in Sunday night's raid on Al-Hari in eastern Syria.

Peace marchers arrive in Kabul as Taliban ends ceasefire

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Peace marchers arrive in Kabul as Taliban ends ceasefire

Dozens of protesters calling for peace and reconciliation made the 430-mile trek from Taliban stronghold Helmand to the Afghan capital.

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US-led coalition denies bombing pro-regime positions in eastern Syria

Nearly 40 foreign fighters allied to Syria's regime were killed in the overnight bombing in Al-Hari in Syria's eastern Deir az-Zour province, controlled by regional militias loyal to Assad.

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Syria state media: US-led coalition hit regime position

The US-led coalition targeted regime positions in Deir Ezzor, according to the Syrian state news agency.

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Taliban rejects ceasefire as Afghanistan suicide attack kills dozens

A suicide attack in restive eastern Afghanistan on Sunday killed at least 18 people in a crowd celebrating the Eid holiday, the second ...

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Libya oil chief calls for militias to withdraw

The head of Libya's state oil company on Saturday called on militias who have launched an offensive in the country's 'oil crescent' region to ...

Islamic State claims <em>attack</em> on Afghanis celebrating ceasefire

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Islamic State claims attack on Afghanis celebrating ceasefire

A suicide bomber blew himself up in a crowd celebrating an unprecedented ceasefire in the war-torn country on Saturday, killing at least 26 ...

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Haftar's jets strike rival militia targeting Libya oil terminals

The attack on the oil facilities comes after feuding Libyan leaders, including Haftar, agreed to try to hold elections this December in ...

World Cup: Iran tops group, Egypt suffers without Salah

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World Cup: Iran tops group, Egypt suffers without Salah

The most Middle East World Cup ever has kicked off, with Iran currently topping Group B and Egypt suffering without Mo Salah, writes Uri Levy in ...

UN top court to hear Qatar case against UAE

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UN top court to hear Qatar case against UAE

Qatar has condemned the "campaign of political and economic coercion" during a year-long blockade.

Syrian regime shelling on cemetery during Eid family visits

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Syrian regime shelling on cemetery during Eid family visits

Syrian regime shelling has killed two people, as they observed an Eid al-Fitr tradition of visiting family members' graves on the holy month.

Yemen rebel <em>attack</em> kills dozen outside Hodeida

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Yemen rebel attack kills dozen outside Hodeida

Medical sources report a Houthi attack has left 12 Yemeni soldiers dead south of Hodeida, as part of a Saudi-led offensive on the port.

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World Cup LIVEBLOG: Iran v Morocco

Minute-by-minute updates from Iran and Morocco's opening game in their 2018 FIFA World Cup campaigns.

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Nuclear diplomacy with North Korea and Iran

Comment: Compared to Obama's Iran deal, Trump's nuclear 'diplomacy' with North Korea looks weak and disappointing, writes Paul R. Pillar.

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Three dead in armed attack on Turkish MP visit

At least three people have killed and several injured in southeast Turkey, when an MP from the country's ruling party attended Suruc for an ...

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Three dead in armed attack on Turkish MP visit

At least three people have been shot dead and several injured in southeast Turkey, following an attack by an MP from the country's ...

Sweden calls on UN to demand Hodeida offensive freeze

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Sweden calls on UN to demand Hodeida offensive freeze

The UN should call for an end to the UAE and Saudi-led offensive on the port of Hodeida, Sweden has said, which aid agencies fear could plunge ...

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World Cup kick-off! Russia-Saudi Arabia LIVEBLOG

Minute-by-minute updates from the opening match of the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia

Key Libya oil port closes following fresh militia clashes

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Key Libya oil port closes following fresh militia clashes

A Libyan oil port has been forced to halt exports, following clashes between fighters loyal to renegade general Khalifa Haftar and rival ...

Yemenis flee as Saudi-led coalition pounds Hodeida port

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Yemenis flee as Saudi-led coalition pounds Hodeida port

The Saudi-led offensive continues in its second day against the Yemeni rebel-held port as aid agency warnings increase.

Two stabbed to death in South Africa mosque <em>attack</em>

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Two stabbed to death in South Africa mosque attack

Two people have been murdered and several others injured, when a man launched an attack on Muslim worshipers at a mosque in South ...

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