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Syrian regime forces continue pushing through Yarmouk refugee camp, intensifying bombardment in a bid to recapture remaining parts not under Assad's control.

Turkey's Cumhuriyet chief slammed 'absurd' charges against him and his staff, saying the government's allegations are a crime against journalism.

Egyptian star Mo Salah edges closer to Liverpool record

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Egyptian star Mo Salah edges closer to Liverpool record

Mo Salah scored two goals for Liverpool and made two assists, as the English team managed a surprise 5-2 win against Italian side Roma.

Syria group releases database of chemical attacks

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Syria group releases database of chemical attacks

A Syrian activist group has released a list of all suspected chemical attacks since 2012.

Photoblog: 'Inspirational' Elaf, <em>the</em> Syrian girl leading her family

Aaref Watad

Photoblog: 'Inspirational' Elaf, the Syrian girl leading her family

In pictures: Aaref Watad spends the day with ten-year-old Elaf al-Hussein, who is not letting the loss of a leg in an ...

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Russian TV 'coerced' Syrian boy into denying chemical attack

The presence of uniformed men in Russia 24's video report suggest interviewees could have been coerced into denying the Douma chemical attack took place.

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Saudi king awarded 'Personality of the Year'

Despite a deadly war in neighbouring Yemen, Saudi Arabia's King Salman has been awarded 'Personality of the Year' for his role in ...

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Israeli forces attack Palestinian school with tear gas

An Israeli attack on a Palestinian school left children struggling to breathe in the village of al-Lubban, north of Nablus.

Umar Lateef Misgar

Kashmir gunfight reveals extent of militant support

In-depth: A battle in Kashmir turned out markedly different to usual, reports Umar Lateef Misgar.

Syrian regime offensive targets IS tunnels, trenches in Damascus

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Syrian regime offensive targets IS tunnels, trenches in Damascus

The Hajar al-Aswad neighbourhood and the nearby Palestinian refugee camp of Yarmouk are the last parts of Damascus ...

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Pompeo scrapes through Senate confirmation panel after Paul's U-turn

The nominee for US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo secured a shock approval from a Senate panel, amid fears his bellicose approach to ...

Earthquake in southeastern Turkey leaves dozens injured

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Earthquake in southeastern Turkey leaves dozens injured

Turkey is a seismically active country, with periodic earthquakes mostly occurring along two major fault lines in the country.

Nine killed in Saudi-led strike on Yemen petrol station

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Nine killed in Saudi-led strike on Yemen petrol station

A Saudi-led coalition strike on a petrol station in Yemen left at least 9 civilians dead on Monday night, a day after a deadly raid on ...

Yemen rebels vow to avenge killing of political head

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Yemen rebels vow to avenge killing of political head

Following the coalition killing of Houthi leader Saleh al-Sammad, Yemeni rebels have said they will take revenge.

A cabinet of kleptocracy in Sisi's pseudo-parliament

Sam Hamad

A cabinet of kleptocracy in Sisi's pseudo-parliament

Comment: In Egypt's recent election Sisi was simply re-anointed as president without any fuss, but the ghosts of the ...

Shams Al-Shakarchi

Art of resistance: First Palestinian museum in US opens

Palestinian resistance through culture and creativity is being celebrated at the first museum of its kind in the US.

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Clashes erupt in Taiz after Red Cross worker killed

Fierce clashes in Taiz's Jahmaliah district left at least five pro-government soldiers dead, in an operation against militants ...

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Paris attacks suspect sentenced over Brussels shootout

Salah Abdelslam, the sole surviving suspect in the Paris attacks, was sentenced to 20 years for a shootout with Belgian police ...

Francesca Mannocchi

Tortured, disappeared, displaced: Libyans in the hands of smugglers

In-depth: Human traffickers are making fast cash on the migrant trade, yet many desperate people are willing to pay any price to ...

Mo Salah first Egyptian to win English player's award

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Mo Salah first Egyptian to win English player's award

Liverpool's Mo Salah has won the English Premiership's players' player of the year award, becoming the first Egyptian ...

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Saudi airstrikes 'kill scores' at Yemeni wedding

Saudi-led coalition airstrikes targeting a Yemeni wedding celebration near the Saudi border, which killed at least 50, including ...

Merkel suggests 'new anti-Semitism' from Arab refugees

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Merkel suggests 'new anti-Semitism' from Arab refugees

German Chancellor Angela Merkel has claimed there is a 'new phenomenon' of anti-semitism coming from Arab refugees.

Erdogan says state of emergency safeguards against terrorism, strikes

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Erdogan says state of emergency safeguards against terrorism, strikes

The Turkish leader defended the decision to renew the state of emergency for the seventh time, saying it ...

Are there really 'no good guys' in Syria?

Muhammad Idrees Ahmad

Are there really 'no good guys' in Syria?

Comment: The 'no good guys' argument places the largely peaceful Syrian uprising on the same moral plane as ...

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