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Ziad Itani, a Lebanese actor exonerated over charges of collaborating with Israel, has detailed the torture he faced while in detention.

An official in Niger said hundreds of African migrants in Algeria were abandoned in the desert with hardly any food and water before being rescued.

Last Kurdish YPG fighters leave Syria's Manbij

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Last Kurdish YPG fighters leave Syria's Manbij

The Kurdish People's Protection Units (YPG) led the 2016 offensive to rid Manbij of the Islamic State group and had kept military advisers in the town to train local forces.

Mossad had 'hours to break into Iranian nuclear facility'

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Mossad had 'hours to break into Iranian nuclear facility'

Details have emerged of how Mossad agents managed to break into Iran's nuclear facilities and gather key intelligence information for Israel.

Syria rebels begin evacuating 'cradle' of uprising in Daraa

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Syria rebels begin evacuating 'cradle' of uprising in Daraa

Hundreds of Syrian opposition fighters and their families were evacuated from Daraa in south Syria.

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Death toll from Pakistan rally blast increases to 130

The death toll from Friday's attack on a rally in Pakistan increased to 130, reports confirmed.

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Nine killed in Iraq as protests continue to rage

The death toll in the protests in southern Iraq has increased to nine and has left more than 250 injured, sources ...

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Three killed as worker opens fire at Saudi-Yemen border

A Saudi immigration worker opened fire at the only open border crossing between the kingdom and Yemen on Sunday, killing his ...

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House arrest confirmed for Israeli over Palestinian deaths

An Israeli suspect in a 2015 firebombing that killed a Palestinian toddler and his parents has been rejected an appeal against house arrest, his ...

Anger after Israel shuts down Palestinian universities in Jerusalem

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Anger after Israel shuts down Palestinian universities in Jerusalem

Two Palestinian educational facilities were shut down by Israeli forces 'until further notice'.

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Rouhani: US sanctions will not economically isolate Iran

Iranian President has asserted that US sanctions will not stop Iran from interacting with the rest of the world.

Al-Shabab claims responsibility for Mogadishu blast Al-Shabab claims responsibility for Mogadishu blast

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Al-Shabab claims responsibility for Mogadishu blast

Three al-Shabab militants were shot dead after an attack near Somalia's presidential palace in Mogadishu.

<em>The</em> Assyrians' challenge in a post-IS Syria

Sylvain Mercadier

The Assyrians' challenge in a post-IS Syria

In-depth: Assyrians of the Khabbur plain were targeted in the jihadists' assaults, and relied on the support of ...

Palestinian toddler murder suspect released to house arrest

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Palestinian toddler murder suspect released to house arrest

The July 2015 arson attack, allegedly by Jewish settlers, killed a Palestinian toddler and his parents, drawing international ...

<em>The</em> Iraq Report: Mosul a dystopian wasteland after IS

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The Iraq Report: Mosul a dystopian wasteland after IS

Our weekly round-up of events in Iraq covers the anniversary of the defeat of the Islamic State group, and protests ...

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IS-linked group seizes village in south Syria

An Islamic State group affiliate took control of Heet, near the Jordanian border, despite Russian and regime air strikes against them.

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The women of Soma: From housewives to thriving businesswomen

Feature: Turkish women in Soma are transforming themselves from housewives to businesswomen and earning a living for the first time in ...

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Protests gear up to greet Trump on UK visit

The US President lands in Britain on Thursday as part of a four-day state visit, widely opposed by campaigners against his hardline ...

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Mosul's vulnerable street children are being exploited

After losing parents either in the battle or during Islamic State's brutal three year occupation of Mosul, dozens of children have ...

Spain Supreme Court orders Madrid to increase refugee intake

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Spain Supreme Court orders Madrid to increase refugee intake

Spain's capital must take in at least 16,000 asylum seekers from Greece and Italy following a new Supreme Court ruling.

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Turkey jails Soma mine boss over 2014 disaster

Soma mine chief is jailed for 15 years over the 2014 disaster that killed 301 miners working at the site.

Putin set to meet Netanyahu and Iranian official

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Putin set to meet Netanyahu and Iranian official

Israeli prime minister is set to meet with the Russian president to discuss Iran's presence in Syria.

Iran bus, tanker collision Iran kills at least 11

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Iran bus, tanker collision Iran kills at least 11

A bus crash after midnight in the capital of Iran's Kurdistan province has left at least 11 people dead.

Trump goes to Europe: Performing triage

Robert E. Hunter

Trump goes to Europe: Performing triage

Comment: In Brussels, President Trump must reassert US commitment to the collective defence core principle of the NATO ...

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