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Kurdish militia fighters, YPG, fired five mortars at an observation post in Idlib staffed by Turkish troops to which the Turkish army fired back at the YPG

Senior Syrian opposition leader Riad Hijab quit his post as the head of the HNC on Monday, just a week before a new round of UN-sponsored peace talks in Geneva.

Five things Arab men need to stop saying

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Five things Arab men need to stop saying

Palestinian vlogger Laila Hzaineh's video of how Arab men really should think before speaking has gone viral

Civilians killed in regime bombing of besieged Damascus suburb

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Civilians killed in regime bombing of besieged Damascus suburb

Syrian regime forces have continued bombardment of a besieged Damascus suburb, killing more civilians on the sixth consecutive day of heavy ...

Israel to 'shut migrant centre and deport Africans'

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Israel to 'shut migrant centre and deport Africans'

Israel's cabinet voted to close a migrant detention centre, as Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu announced an agreement to deport 40,000 ...

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Morocco food stampede kills and injures many

At least 15 Moroccans have been killed and others injured during a stampede in a southern village when volunteers handed out food aid.

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Pogba dedicates comeback goal to Libya slave victims

Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba sent a powerful message of support to the victims of slavery in Libya on Saturday during a comeback goal ...

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Egypt orders detention of prominent activist over islands protest

An Alexandria court has ordered that a prominent Egyptian human rights activist remain in detention until her trial over illegal protesting ...

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Israeli soldiers shoot Palestinian teenager after alleged car-ramming attack

Israeli soldiers opened fire and severely wounded a Palestinian teenager after he allegedly rammed his car into two Israeli civilians in the ...

Air strikes bombard aid warehouse in Syria rebel bastion Air strikes bombard aid warehouse in Syria rebel bastion

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Air strikes bombard aid warehouse in Syria rebel bastion

Air strikes bombarded an aid warehouse in Douma, Eastern Ghouta, on Wednesday, days after the first delivery of food and medicine to the area in ...

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Israel demolishes home of Palestinian who killed three

The Israeli army on Wednesday demolished the home of a Palestinian who killed three Israelis, a routine tactic which critics say amounts to ...

Israel reward Saudi cleric's anti-Hamas comments with visit invitation

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Israel reward Saudi cleric's anti-Hamas comments with visit invitation

Israel's communications minister has welcomed a Saudi cleric's condemnation of Gaza-based Hamas as a 'terror organisation' and invited him to ...

Saudi Arabia to host Syria opposition meeting

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Saudi Arabia to host Syria opposition meeting

Saudi Arabia will host a meeting of the Syrian opposition later in November as the United Nations prepares to convene new peace talks with the ...

Heavy bombing wreaks havoc on Aleppo despite 'de-escalation zone'

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Heavy bombing wreaks havoc on Aleppo despite 'de-escalation zone'

Dozens of Syrian civilians, including 20 children, were killed on Monday in airstrikes on the northern province of Aleppo despite a ...

Hariri interview: Odd moments and social media reactions

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Hariri interview: Odd moments and social media reactions

A TV appearance by Lebanon's PM Saad al-Hariri on Sunday - thought to be under house arrest in Riyadh - was filled with bizarre moments ...

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Berlin art installation evokes Syria's war at Brandenburg Gate

Three upended buses appeared in front of the Brandenburg Gate in Berlin on Friday as part of an art installation by Syrian-German artist Manaf Halbouni.

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Bahrain alleges Iranian involvement in 'terrorist' pipeline explosion

Bahrain accuses Iran of involvement in an oil pipeline blast that has caused its closure and the suspension of oil exports to the kingdom from ...

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IS recaptures Syria town in bid to salvage 'caliphate'

Islamic State militants have recaptured the Syria border town of Albu Kamal in a fierce counter-attack after losing control of their last urban ...

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Trump, Putin agree 'no military solution' in Syria: Kremlin

US President Donald Trump and Russian leader Vladimir Putin agreed there was "no military solution" for the war in Syria, in a joint statement, ...

Syria: IS launch fierce counter-attack to recapture Albu Kamal

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Syria: IS launch fierce counter-attack to recapture Albu Kamal

Islamic State fighters have launched a blistering counter-attack on Albu Kamal in eastern Syria in a desperate attempt to claw back territory in ...

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Mauritania anti-slavery blogger facing execution released on appeal

Mauritanian blogger Cheikh Ould Mohamed Ould Mkheitir accused of blasphemy had his death penalty reduced to two years, after a case that has ...

Prince al-Waleed sells stake in Murdoch's 21st Century Fox

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Prince al-Waleed sells stake in Murdoch's 21st Century Fox

Prince al-Waleed bin Talal, who was arrested in last week's corruption crackdown in Saudi Arabia, has quietly sold off his $1.5 billion stake in ...

Civilians 'will die' if not evacuated from Eastern Ghouta

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Civilians 'will die' if not evacuated from Eastern Ghouta

The UN is warning that around 400 men, women, children need to be evacuated now and that 29 of them, including 18 children "will die if they are ...

Syrian regime, allies recapture last IS stronghold Syrian regime, allies recapture last IS stronghold

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Syrian regime, allies recapture last IS stronghold

Syrian regime forces and allied militias recaptured the last major Islamic State-held town in Syria on Wednesday, having launched an operation ...

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