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Analysis: Turkey's latest campaign in Iraq is an indication of how far it is willing to go, writes Paul Iddon.

In pictures: Traditions run deep in Kashmir during Ramadan and at Eid, despite the deadly ongoing conflict. Words by Aijaz Nazir, photos by Sameer Mushtaq.

Turkey hits Kurdish base in Iraq's Qandil Mountains region

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Turkey hits Kurdish base in Iraq's Qandil Mountains region

Turkey's president has said his country have begun an operation against bases of outlawed Kurdish militants in northern Iraq.

Turkey to drain north Iraq 'terror swamp', says Erdogan

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Turkey to drain north Iraq 'terror swamp', says Erdogan

Turkey's president has said his country will drain the "terror swamp" in northern Iraq in an operation against bases of outlawed Kurdish ...

US and Turkish troops to patrol Syria's Manbij

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US and Turkish troops to patrol Syria's Manbij

The Kurdish People's Protection Units announced this week that it would withdraw from Manbij as key brokers Ankara and Washington agreed on a ...

Eric Eikenberry

The magical thinking behind an attack on Hodeida

Comment: The steps between 'attack Hodeida' and 'peace', are less than clear, writes Eric Eikenberry.

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Afghan president announces Eid ceasefire with Taliban

Afghan President Ashraf Ghani has announced a ceasefire with the Taliban to coincide with the Muslim holy month of Eid.

The New Arab & agencies

Erdogan seeks to sway Turkey voters in Kurdish heartland

Erdogan attended rallies to win votes in a Kurdish majority city.

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Three Turkish soldiers killed by PKK in southeast

Three Turkish soldiers were killed and one wounded in a rocket attack by the PKK.

Assad brazenly denies what the whole world knows

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.

Jonathan Fenton-Harvey

Saudi Arabia and UAE's dangerous rivalry over Yemen

Analysis: Saudi Arabia and the UAE may be coalition partners providing military support to Yemen's Hadi, but their alliance is mostly one of ...

Two Egyptian soldiers, eight jihadists killed in Sinai operation

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Two Egyptian soldiers, eight jihadists killed in Sinai operation

Two Egyptian soldiers and eight Islamists have been killed in counter-terrorism clashes in the Sinai, the Egyptian military reported on Tuesday.

US and Turkey agree on 'roadmap' for Kurdish-held Manbij

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US and Turkey agree on 'roadmap' for Kurdish-held Manbij

Officials from the NATO allies met on Friday to agree on further security cooperation in relation to the Kurdish-held Syrian city.

Journalist covering Egypt's Sinai gets 10-year jail sentence

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Journalist covering Egypt's Sinai gets 10-year jail sentence

An Egyptian military court has jailed a freelance journalist for spreading false news and joining an outlawed group.5

Egypt's army intensifies home demolitions in Sinai campaign

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Egypt's army intensifies home demolitions in Sinai campaign

At least 3,000 homes and commercial properties have been destroyed in the Sinai Peninsula, where Egypt's army is waging a war against militants.

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Iraq's al-Sadr says next government will be 'inclusive'

Muqtada al-Sadr, whose coalition won the largest number of seats in Iraq's parliamentary elections, has sought to reassure Iraqis about their next government, saying it will be "inclusive".

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Erdogan assassination plot foiled ahead of Bosnia visit

Turkish authorities have allegedly thwarted a plot to assassinate President Erdogan during a visit to Bosnia on Sunday.

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Sinai’s security chief injured, manager killed in car bombing

The head of north Sinai's security division narrowly escaped an assassination attempt while his colleague was killed when a car bomb exploded in ...

The New Arab

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.

Abadi vows to work with Iraq election winners

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Abadi vows to work with Iraq election winners

Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi on Monday called for all political parties to respect the results of his nation's parliamentary election.

Francesca Mannocchi

The New Arab Meets: Mosul Eye founder Omar Mohammed

Interview: He called himself Mosul Eye and wrote about the atrocities of Islamic State in his city for two years. Francesca Mannocchi meets the ...

Kashmir: Where guns empty mothers' laps

Aamir Ali Bhat

Kashmir: Where guns empty mothers' laps

Photoblog: In Kashmir, Mother's Day for many women will be consumed by heartache and remembrance of sons lost to the area's ongoing conflict.

Turkey's Afrin operation stokes Yazidi fears and fuels displacement

Sylvain Mercadier

Turkey's Afrin operation stokes Yazidi fears and fuels displacement

In-depth: 'Now we are refugees once again - and only God knows what we will be tomorrow.'

Video shows Egyptian soldiers 'executing' Sinai detainee

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Video shows Egyptian soldiers 'executing' Sinai detainee

Footage reportedly showing Egyptian forces in Sinai executing an unarmed, blindfolded young man has emerged, according to Turkish-based al-Sharq ...

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