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

OPCW found the nerve agent sarin and toxic chemical chlorine were likely used as weapons in two attacks in Syria.

Iran, Hizballah to remain in Syria until 'fully liberated'

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Iran, Hizballah to remain in Syria until 'fully liberated'

Lebanon's veteran Parliament Speaker Nabih Berri said that Iran and Hizballah will remain in Syria until the country regains its 'territorial integrity'.

Qatar responds to reported Saudi threat of military action

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Qatar responds to reported Saudi threat of military action

Qatar's foreign minister has responded to reported threats of military action from Saudi Arabia, warning that the move violates international ...

Saudi-based agents hacked Qatar state news website, documentary reveals

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Saudi-based agents hacked Qatar state news website, documentary reveals

Agents working in a Saudi ministry in the capital Riyadh were behind the hacking of Qatar's state-run news agency last year, a documentary has ...

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Malaysia detains suspected 'IS-linked' militants

In the past three months, 15 suspected militants were detained by Kuala Lumpur authorities, six of whom are Malaysians.

Sam Hamad

Assad brazenly denies what the whole world knows

Comment: Assad lies and lies on Russian TV, knowing he'll never be held accountable, writes Sam Hamad.

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'US and Russia close to war over Syria': Assad

World War III nearly erupted in Syria between the US and Russia, regime head Bashar al-Assad has claimed.

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Suspected militant Islamists behead 10 in Mozambique

Authorities have pledged to capture suspected Islamist militants who killed 10 villagers and are thought to be hiding in local forests.

Syria regime claims anti-IS forces targeted by 'US aircraft'

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Syria regime claims anti-IS forces targeted by 'US aircraft'

A military base close to Syria's border with Iraq was hit by airstrikes overnight, the Assad regime has claimed, but the US have denied aircraft ...

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Russia World Cup 'tainted by Syrian blood'

The Syrian Network for Human Rights has released a report documenting the most egregious Russian crimes in the Syrian war, ahead of the World ...

Scott Ritter has completely lost it on Syria

Stanley Heller

Scott Ritter has completely lost it on Syria

Comment: Once a voice of reason on WMDs in Iraq, Ritter has been taken in by conspiracy theories and propaganda to draw fundamentally flawed ...

Can Europe defend Iran?

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Can Europe defend Iran?

Analysis: Does the EU have enough diplomatic skills and economic potentials to keep the Iran deal alive and how will it respond to the US ...

OPCW confirms chlorine used in February <em>attack</em> in Syria

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OPCW confirms chlorine used in February attack in Syria

The chemical weapons' watchdog has said chlorine was 'likely' used in an attack in Syria's Saraqeb in February.

Taliban launch huge assault on western Afghan city

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Taliban launch huge assault on western Afghan city

Taliban militants have launched an offensive on the eastern Afghan city of Farah, as an insurgency against the government intensifies.

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Hundreds of children 'shot with live ammunition by Israel'

More than 250 Palestinian children in Gaza have been shot by live ammunition during Israel's attack on Great Return March protesters.

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Israel to confiscate Palestinian land in Nablus

The Israeli army has notified Palestinians that it will be confiscating privately owned Palestinian land in Nablus to benefit illegal ...

Paul Iddon

April showed Syrian conflict is as dangerous as ever

Analysis: Even though the Syrian conflict is almost a decade old, last month's deadly events prove it is still as devastating and dangerous as ...

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'Election results will protect Lebanon,' says pro-Hizballah party leader

Lebanese elections held on Sunday, the first in nine years, saw Hizballah's allies garner enough seats to block any attempt by its political ...

UN: Syria must respond to chemical weapons questions

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UN: Syria must respond to chemical weapons questions

Syria's government has refused to answer questions regarding its chemical weapons programme causing the UN 'deep concern'.

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Israel 'suffocates medical workers with gas bombs' in Gaza

Hundreds of Palestinians, including aid workers were suffocated by Israeli gas bombs during this week's Great Return March protests.

Israel: Human rights ‘do not apply' to Gaza protests

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Israel: Human rights ‘do not apply' to Gaza protests

Israel has dismissed a legal challenge of the Gaza protest killings by claiming the Great Return March demonstrations signified "acts of war" ...

Energy and geopolitical earthquake: The Saudi-Russian long-term oil deal

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Energy and geopolitical earthquake: The Saudi-Russian long-term oil deal

In-depth: Saudi Arabia and Russia’s closer political and commercial cooperation, going beyond regulation of oil prices, has indicated a new ...

Boycott Russia's 'War Cup', say Syria activists

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Boycott Russia's 'War Cup', say Syria activists

A group of Syria activists have picketed English Premiership football matches, asking football fans to boycott the upcoming World Cup in Russia.

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