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Syria <em>strike</em> blamed on Israel kills 22 Iraqi fighters

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Syria strike blamed on Israel kills 22 Iraqi fighters

An attack on Syrian regime forces on Monday killed 22 Iraqi militia forces.

Hashd al-Shaabi fighters killed by 'US airstrike in Syria'

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Hashd al-Shaabi fighters killed by 'US airstrike in Syria'

More than 50 fighters allied to the Damascus regime, most of them foreign, were killed in Sunday night's raid on Al-Hari in eastern Syria.

Peace marchers arrive in Kabul as Taliban ends ceasefire

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Peace marchers arrive in Kabul as Taliban ends ceasefire

Dozens of protesters calling for peace and reconciliation made the 430-mile trek from Taliban stronghold Helmand to the Afghan capital.

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US-led coalition denies bombing pro-regime positions in eastern Syria

Nearly 40 foreign fighters allied to Syria's regime were killed in the overnight bombing in Al-Hari in Syria's eastern Deir az-Zour province, controlled by regional militias loyal to Assad.

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Saudi Arabia says new Yemen missile intercepted

Saudi air defences said they have intercepted a missile fired from rebel-held territory in Yemen.

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Syria state media: US-led coalition hit regime position

The US-led coalition targeted regime positions in Deir Ezzor, according to the Syrian state news agency.

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Israel bombs Gaza target for flying 'burning protest kites'

The drone strike is the latest Israeli 'deterrent' against further incendiary kite and balloon protests, as Israel warns more ...

Islamic State claims attack on Afghanis celebrating ceasefire

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Islamic State claims attack on Afghanis celebrating ceasefire

A suicide bomber blew himself up in a crowd celebrating an unprecedented ceasefire in the war-torn country on Saturday, killing at least 26 ...

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Haftar's jets strike rival militia targeting Libya oil terminals

The attack on the oil facilities comes after feuding Libyan leaders, including Haftar, agreed to try to hold elections this December in line ...

World Cup kick-off! Egypt-Uruguay LIVEBLOG

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World Cup kick-off! Egypt-Uruguay LIVEBLOG

Minute-by-minute updates from Egypt's opening game in its 2018 FIFA World Cup campaign, against South America titans Uruguay.

Pakistani Taliban leader Mullah Fazlullah killed in US-Afghan airstrike

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Pakistani Taliban leader Mullah Fazlullah killed in US-Afghan airstrike

A leading Pakistani militant has been killed in an airstrike in Afghanistan, despite a Eid ceasefire being in place.

Nuclear diplomacy with North Korea and Iran

Paul R. Pillar

Nuclear diplomacy with North Korea and Iran

Comment: Compared to Obama's Iran deal, Trump's nuclear 'diplomacy' with North Korea looks weak and disappointing, writes Paul R. Pillar.

World Cup kick-off! Russia-Saudi Arabia LIVEBLOG

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World Cup kick-off! Russia-Saudi Arabia LIVEBLOG

Minute-by-minute updates from the opening match of the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia

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Coalition airstrike kills 10 civilians in northeast Syria: monitor

The coalition has to date acknowledged 892 civilian deaths from airstrikes, but monitors say the real tally is much higher.

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Iraq's civilian death toll drops by nearly 80 percent

Iraq's civilian death toll has dropped by nearly 80 percent since authorities declared victory over the Islamic state militant group, according ...

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UN chief calls for investigation of Syria strikes

More than 2 million people in Idlib currently need humanitarian assistance, including hundreds of thousands of Syrians evacuated from cities ...

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Saudi Arabia says new Yemen missile intercepted

Saudi Arabia has intercepted a missile fired from rebel-held territory in Yemen.

Israel stages surprise Golan military drill amid Iran tensions

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Israel stages surprise Golan military drill amid Iran tensions

The surprise drill comes as Netanyahu warns that the Syrian regime is "no longer immune" from Israeli retaliatory airstrikes in the border area ...

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Three killed in Saudi Arabia following Houthi missile attack

Three civilians have been killed when a Houthi missile fired from Yemen hit the town of Jizan, in southern Saudi Arabia.

Tensions emerge between Assad allies as Syria's war unwinds

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Tensions emerge between Assad allies as Syria's war unwinds

Since September 2015, Assad's forces have been making strong gains on the ground against insurgents thanks to Russian air cover and ground ...

Taliban agrees to unprecedented ceasefire for Eid in Afghanistan

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Taliban agrees to unprecedented ceasefire for Eid in Afghanistan

Afghanistan's government and the Taliban have agreed an unprecedented ceasefire ahead of the country's Eid celebrations.

Yes, Arabs should forget about Palestine

Diana Alghoul

Yes, Arabs should forget about Palestine

Palestinians don't want a state so the Arab League can hold hands as they enter al-Aqsa. Palestinians need a state for their security, stability ...

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