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In-depth: A battle in Kashmir turned out markedly different to usual, reports Umar Lateef Misgar.

Iraq executes 11 convicted of 'terrorism': ministry

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Iraq executes 11 convicted of 'terrorism': ministry

Iraq has executed 13 people including 11 convicted on charges relating to "terrorism", the justice ministry said on Monday, as the country prepares for next month's elections.

Bombing at <em>funeral</em> for Iraqi anti-IS fighters kills dozens

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Bombing at funeral for Iraqi anti-IS fighters kills dozens

At least 25 people were killed and 18 injured in Thursday's bomb attack on funerals for Iraqi fighters killed by extremists, according to a new ...

Dozens killed as bomb hits anti-IS fighters' <em>funeral</em>

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Dozens killed as bomb hits anti-IS fighters' funeral

The Islamic State group have claimed responsibility for another deadly attack in northern Iraq, targeting a funeral for Shia ...

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Kashmir: The democracy that never was

Comment: Indian violence in Kashmir is not only authorised, but also incentivised by the state, writes Umar Lateef Misgar.

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Gaza buries journalist killed covering Palestine mass protests

Hundreds attended the funeral of a well-known Palestinian journalist in Gaza on Saturday who was killed while covering mass protests ...

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Death toll from Gaza protest killings rises to nine

At least nine Palestinians died from Israel gunfire during a protest on the Gaza border Friday, with many more critically injured.

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Legendary Palestinian singer Rim Banna laid to rest

Palestinian icon Rim Banna was buried in her home town Nazareth after a nine year battle against breast cancer.

Militants kill two polio workers in Pakistan's tribal region

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Militants kill two polio workers in Pakistan's tribal region

A Taliban faction has claimed responsibility for a deadly attack on aid workers in Pakistan's tribal region.

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New law lets Israeli police hold corpses of Palestinians

Israeli lawmakers have passed a controversial bill allowing police to hold the corpses of alleged Palestinian assailants indefinitely, ...

The women shaping Amman

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The women shaping Amman

Women are the vanguard of Jordan's artistic scene, forging new paths at the intersections of creative industry, reports Marta Bellingreri.

Suspect in killing of Filipina maid interrogated in Lebanon

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Suspect in killing of Filipina maid interrogated in Lebanon

Lebanese officials say authorities in Beirut are interrogating a man who is suspected in the death of a Filipina maid whose body was found ...

Lebanese suspect arrested over Filipina maid's freezer death

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Lebanese suspect arrested over Filipina maid's freezer death

One suspect has been arrested over the gruesome death of a Filipina maid in Kuwait, which has escalated a diplomatic rift between the two ...

Israeli tank fires into besieged Gaza following border unrest

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Israeli tank fires into besieged Gaza following border unrest

Days of clashes on the Gaza border has seen Israel firing a tank shell into the besieged territory.

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Desperate to come home, Syrians brave mines in Raqqa

Some 60,000 people have returned to Syria's Raqqa, desperate to come home despite the huge number of IS-planted mines littering the city.

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Family of Iran environmentalist demand post-mortem

The family of an environmentalist who died in an Iranian prison have called for a post-mortem rejecting claims by officials that they had ...

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World mourns loss of Pakistani rights activist Asma Jahangir

Jahangir faced death threats, beatings and imprisonment to win landmark human rights cases while standing up to dictators.

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Police officer buried in graveyard for Kashmir's 'martyrs'

In-depth: In the graveyard of Ashtengu village in Indian-administered Kashmir, a police officer and a civilian are laid to rest side by side, ...

Syrian 'revenge bombings' of opposition towns kill over 200 Syrian 'revenge bombings' of opposition towns kill over 200

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Syrian 'revenge bombings' of opposition towns kill over 200

Syrian opposition territories around Damascus and in Idlib have been subjected to ferocious airstrikes by regime and Russian planes for a fourth ...

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Palestinian killed after stabbing attempt near Israeli settlement

Hamza Zamareh, 17, was shot dead by Israeli forces after attempting to stab a security guard outside a settlement near Hebron, as a surge of ...

Israeli army kills Palestinian during West Bank raid

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Israeli army kills Palestinian during West Bank raid

Israeli forces had apparently entered the city to search for a Palestinian who stabbed and killed an Israeli settler near the major West Bank ...

Protesters lambast Lebanese government for 'passiveness against femicide'

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Protesters lambast Lebanese government for 'passiveness against femicide'

Eight women - including a 15-year-old girl who committed suicide - have been killed as a result of male violence since December.

Militants attack Save the Children offices in Afghanistan's Jalalabad Militants attack Save the Children offices in Afghanistan's Jalalabad

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Militants attack Save the Children offices in Afghanistan's Jalalabad

Armed militants stormed the offices of Save the Children in eastern Afghanistan on Wednesday morning after carrying out a blast nearby, with one ...

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