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Al-Shabaab militants attacked US and allied forces in Somalia on Saturday.

HSBC has been targeted by activists in the UK over its links to weapon makers arming Israel.

UN says Myanmar waging 'campaign against journalists'

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UN says Myanmar waging 'campaign against journalists'

A fresh report from the UN rights office decried Myanmar's "political campaign" against independent journalism, following the jailing of Reuters journalists for their reporting on a massacre of Rohingya Muslims.

Remember 9/11, but don't forget victims of its wars

Usaid Siddiqui

Remember 9/11, but don't forget victims of its wars

Comment: America's response to 9/11 unleashed illegal, ongoing wars and occupation that have killed hundreds of thousands, writes Usaid Siddiqui.

Iran, Turkey up-the-ante with targeted attacks on Kurdish adversaries

Paul Iddon

Iran, Turkey up-the-ante with targeted attacks on Kurdish adversaries

Analysis: Stepping up assassinations on foreign soil may spark unprecedented violent reactions, writes Paul Iddon.

Charlie Hoyle

Token Israeli funding for anti-Iran fighters in Syria withdrawn

Israel had paid anti-Iran fighters $75 a month, but had not supported rebel groups in their fight against Bashar al-Assad.

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Iran confirms missile strikes on Kurdish rebels in Iraq

The KDPI is Iran's oldest Kurdish movement and has seen several of its leaders assassinated by Tehran in the past.

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Fake accounts, trolls promote anti-Qatar misinformation amid blockade

Fake accounts, trolls and dubious hash-tags are being used in online misinformation campaigns amid political conflicts in the Arab world, ...

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US re-routes $300m in military support to Pakistan

The US has accused Pakistan of ignoring or even collaborating with groups which attack Afghanistan from safe havens along the border.

Yemen airport targeted in overnight air strikes

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Yemen airport targeted in overnight air strikes

Heavy air strikes struck the Yemeni capital of Sanaa overnight on Tuesday, with Houthi rebels blaming the Saudi-led coalition.

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US woman charged with helping Islamic State

The US Justice Department said a woman on Thursday was charged with providing material support to the jihadist group in Syria.

Russia says <em>drone</em> attacks on Syria base have increased

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Russia says drone attacks on Syria base have increased

The Hemeimim base in the province of Latakia serves as the main hub for Russian operations in Syria.

Saudi-led coalition recruiting, striking deals with al-Qaeda in Yemen

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Saudi-led coalition recruiting, striking deals with al-Qaeda in Yemen

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

Erdogan backs ally Maduro after failed 'assassination bid'

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Erdogan backs ally Maduro after failed 'assassination bid'

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan sent his best wishes to his Venezuelan counterpart Nicolas Maduro on Monday, after a failed assassination ...

Two Palestinians wounded in Israeli <em>drone</em> strike on Gaza

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Two Palestinians wounded in Israeli drone strike on Gaza

Israel's military said the strikes which targeted a militant base were in response to 'arson balloons' launched from Gaza.

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US military airstrike in Somalia kills 4 al-Shabab fighters

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

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.

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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.

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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 ...

Dozens killed in heavy fighting near Yemen's Hodeida

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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 ...

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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.

Houthis claim UAE airport <em>drone</em> attack

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Houthis claim UAE airport drone attack

The Abu Dhabi airport tweeted Thursday about an incident with a supply vehicle, but it's unclear whether it was referring to the Houthi claim.

Palestinian scientist, doctor die in 'unexplained circumstances' in Algeria

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Palestinian scientist, doctor die in 'unexplained circumstances' in Algeria

Two Palestinians from Gaza have been found dead in Algeria, sparking speculation they may have been murdered by Israeli spy agencies.

Israel responds to Gaza balloon protests with deadly violence

Rami Almeghari

Israel responds to Gaza balloon protests with deadly violence

Incendiary balloons have floated over Gaza's border fence in a show of protests by Palestinians, with Israel retaliating with lethal force, ...

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