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The Saudi-led coalition, which has boasted of victories against al-Qaeda in Yemen, made secret deals with the militant group, an AP investigation revealed.

The US military has carried out an airstrike in Somalia that killed four members of the al-Shabab extremist group.

Flying into trouble: Middle East <em>drone</em> wars

CJ Werleman

Flying into trouble: Middle East drone wars

Comment: The need for clear and unambiguous controls on the use and proliferation of drones has never been greater, writes CJ Werleman.

Iraq national squad to play first-ever West Bank match

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Iraq national squad to play first-ever West Bank match

Iraq's national team will travel to the West Bank on Thursday ahead of a friendly game with the Palestinian national squad in Ramallah.

Saudi-led coalition 'destroys' Yemen rebel missile launch sites

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Saudi-led coalition 'destroys' Yemen rebel missile launch sites

A military alliance led by Saudi Arabia said it had destroyed sites used by Houthi rebels in neighbouring Yemen to launch missiles into the ...

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Dozens killed in heavy fighting near Yemen's Hodeida

Local witnesses and officials in Yemen say that dozens have been killed in recent days in the ongoing battle for control of the Houthi-held district of Zabid in Hodeida province.

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Saudi-led coalition resumes airstrikes on Hodeida

The coalition airstrikes on the Yemeni port city follow a Houthi attack on two Saudi oil tankers in the Red Sea on Wednesday.

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Yemen's Houthis claim 'drone attack' on Saudi Aramco facility

Yemen's Houthi rebels claimed that a drone attack was the reason for a fire at a Saudi Aramco plant on Wednesday. The oil giant has ...

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Egypt 'pressures Hamas' to stop sending fire-kites from Gaza

Egypt has reportedly pressured Gaza's Hamas rulers to prevent incendiary kites and balloons from being launched into Israel.

Kabul hosts Palestine football friendly match

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Kabul hosts Palestine football friendly match

Kabul will host Palestine in a football friendly to mark Afghanistan's independence day.

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#WorldCup2018: The Palestinian team that could have been

A visualisation of a Palestinian 'starting 11' highlights the brutal effect of Israeli occupation on talented young players.

Israel <em>strikes</em> Syrian posts after <em>drone</em> 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.

Syrian regime claims Israeli missiles blocked near Occupied Golan

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Syrian regime claims Israeli missiles blocked near Occupied Golan

Israeli missiles were reportedly fired in Syria near the occupied Golan Heights and blocked by the regime's air defence system

Putin set to meet Netanyahu and Iranian official

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Putin set to meet Netanyahu and Iranian official

Israeli prime minister is set to meet with the Russian president to discuss Iran's presence in Syria.

Israeli Patriot missile 'intercepts <em>drone</em> from Syria'

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Israeli Patriot missile 'intercepts drone from Syria'

Israel has been on alert in recent weeks over fighting in the south of neighbouring Syria.

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Israel imposes sanctions on Gaza over 'incendiary kite attacks'

Israel has closed Gaza's only goods crossing, reduced the fishing zone, and blacklisted a TV channel, as it retaliates against the latest protest tactic by Palestinians of 'burning kites'.

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Syria says Israeli strikes target air base

Syria accused Israel of "aggression" after Iranian fighters were targeted by missiles at a Homs air base.

Malia Bouattia

Protests must reject Trump's politics, not just his personality

Comment: Protests around Trump's visit must speak out against racism and injustice in all its forms, in the US and the UK alike, writes Malia ...

Karim Traboulsi

Eco-jihadism: Somali terror group al-Shabab ban single-use plastic bags

Not the Onion: The announcement was made in a broadcast by Radio Andalus, an official mouthpiece of the militant group.

Air <em>strikes</em> kill five as southern Syria assault looms

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Air strikes kill five as southern Syria assault looms

Five were killed in airstrikes in Daraa, as the Syrian regime threatens an assault in Syria's south.

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Israel bombs Gaza target for flying 'burning protest kites'

The drone strike is the latest Israeli 'deterrent' against further incendiary kite and balloon protests, as Israel warns more ...

US soldier killed, four wounded in Somalia attack

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US soldier killed, four wounded in Somalia attack

US, Somali and Kenyan forces working to clear a large area of al-Shabaab militants came under deadly attack in southern Somalia on Friday.

Al-Qaeda in royal rumble with 'sinful' Saudi crown prince

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Al-Qaeda in royal rumble with 'sinful' Saudi crown prince

Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsular has slammed Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman for hosting a WWE wrestling match in Jeddah.

Al-Qaeda threatens 'sinful reformist' Saudi crown prince

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Al-Qaeda threatens 'sinful reformist' Saudi crown prince

Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula have warned Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman against reforms, such as allowing women to drive.

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