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The United States said it hopes a reported list of demands prepared by an anti-Qatar alliance would be "reasonable and actionable", amid an ongoing blockade of the small emirate.

Analysis: Washington has shot down aircraft threatening its allies in Syria, and will likely shoot down more, writes Paul Iddon.

Australia's military suspends air operations over Syria

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Australia's military suspends air operations over Syria

Australia has suspended airstrikes in Syria after Russia threatened to target US-led coalition planes in response to the US downing of a regime military jet, a defence spokesperson has said.

Dozens killed in suspected coalition airstrike on Yemen market

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Dozens killed in suspected coalition airstrike on Yemen market

Dozens of civilians were killed on Sunday, after a suspected Saudi-led coalition airstrike targeted a market in the northern Saada province, ...

'Unfit' Yemen Airways flight carrying 188 loses engine mid-flight

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'Unfit' Yemen Airways flight carrying 188 loses engine mid-flight

More than 180 passengers on board a Yemen Airways flight survived a potential tragedy on Thursday, after an 'unfit' plane, returned to Aden ...

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German FM warns Qatar crisis could lead to war

Germany's foreign minister has warned the dispute between Qatar and other Arab countries could lead to war in the Gulf.

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Qatar isolation could damage Gaza reconstruction: NGO

A recent decision to sever diplomatic ties with Qatar could damage the reconstruction of the Gaza Strip, the secretary general of the Norwegian ...

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Mosul will be liberated in 'one week': Iraqi media

The recapture of Mosul from Islamic State group will be complete in one week, local reports said on Monday, as Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi ...

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Libyan militant group behind 'US ambassador killing' dissolves

Ansar al-Sharia, a Libyan jihadi militant group, announced it will dissolve, following repeated air raids on another al-Qaeda linked group in ...

Libyan al-Qaeda linked militants deny involvement in Egypt massare

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Libyan al-Qaeda linked militants deny involvement in Egypt massare

Al-Qaeda linked Libyan militants Mujahideen Shura Council in Derna have denied involvement in a deadly attack on Egypt's Coptic Christians as ...

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UAE deploying US-made planes to support rival Libyan authority

According to a report in TIME magazine at least six US-manufactured combat aircraft have been deployed in Libya in support of rogue general ...

Al-Qaeda linked Syrian alliance threatens rebels over ceasefire agreement

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Al-Qaeda linked Syrian alliance threatens rebels over ceasefire agreement

Hayat Tahrir al-Sham has made explicit threats to moderate Syrian rebel groups, saying it will target any faction that abides to a ...

Syrian regime jets bomb rebel positions near Jordan border

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Syrian regime jets bomb rebel positions near Jordan border

Syrian regime war planes struck rebel positions early on Tuesday close the Jordanian border, where talk of an impending ...

Explaining Syria's 'de-escalation' zones and why some are worried

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Explaining Syria's 'de-escalation' zones and why some are worried

Explaining Syria's new 'safe zones' and how they work, and why many are worried about their vagueness

Syria 'safe zones' come into effect but fighting continues

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Syria 'safe zones' come into effect but fighting continues

Gunfire and shelling was reported in parts of Syria said to be includes in Russian-sponsored safe zones which came into effect at midnight ...

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Syria 'poisoning' stray dogs, as Damascus' pest population explodes

Damascus is suffering not only from war but also an outbreak of pests, while stray dogs take over abandoned neighbourhoods in the capital.

Robert Cusack

Truce in Libya? Haftar and Serraj agree to elections

A leaked agreement from a meeting between Serraj and Haftar calls for elections in Libya by March 2018 and reaffirms both factions' commitment ...

Robert Cusack

Russia, Syrian regime stepping up attacks on Idlib hospitals

Russian and Syrian warplanes bombed eleven medical facilities in the rebel-held province of Idlib in April, according to local media sources.

Robert Cusack

Sudan 'drops barrel bombs' on Darfur as war resumes

Sudan could break the conditions that would see international financial sanctions lifted after a ceasefire in Darfur province was shattered by ...

Israeli strikes hit arms depot near Damascus airport

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Israeli strikes hit arms depot near Damascus airport

Israeli airstrikes on Thursday targeted an arms supply hub operated by Hizballah near Damascus airport, where weapons from Tehran are regularly ...

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Civilian deaths from Russian airstrikes 'highest since Aleppo's fall'

The death toll from Russia's fierce bombardment of Syria has shot up over the past two months, coinciding with regime ground offensives, and ...

US angered by 'uncoordinated' Turkish strikes on Kurdish forces US angered by 'uncoordinated' Turkish strikes on Kurdish forces

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US angered by 'uncoordinated' Turkish strikes on Kurdish forces

Turkish war planes struck Kurdish fighters again in Syria and Iraq and Tuesday, drawing an angry response from the US which is ...

Pro-Syrian regime fighters killed after Israel strikes 'weapons warehouse'

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Pro-Syrian regime fighters killed after Israel strikes 'weapons warehouse'

Israeli forces have hit Syria again after 'air strikes' hit a weapons' depot at a pro-regime base in the Golan Heights, killing at least three ...

Syrian forced evacuations resume following Rashideen massacre

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Syrian forced evacuations resume following Rashideen massacre

Hundreds of civilians left their homes in Syrian towns on Wednesday, as part of a series of deals between the regime and rebels to abandon ...

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