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Washington has reached out to Iraqi cleric Moqtada al-Sadr, who had previously led uprisings against the 2003 invasion.

Comment: It is now perfectly clear that Trump's administration has no interest in diplomacy with Iran, and is simply bent on regime change, writes Kaveh L. Afrasiabi.

The US is becoming a pariah state

CJ Werleman

The US is becoming a pariah state

Comment: The United States' ill-conceived and diabolically executed 'war on terror' began the rapid erosion of the idea of the US as a stabilising force, writes CJ Werleman.

For real solidarity, stop arming Israel

Malia Bouattia

For real solidarity, stop arming Israel

Comment: The struggle for Palestinian rights is also a struggle against our own government's support for Israel's violent actions, writes Malia ...

Palestinians urge snap ICC probe into 'Israeli <em>war</em> crimes'

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Palestinians urge snap ICC probe into 'Israeli war crimes'

The Palestinian foreign minister asked the International Criminal Court on Tuesday to open an 'immediate investigation' into alleged Israeli ...

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Failed bomb disposal in Afghanistan shatters bus station

Despite security forces clearing the area around a suspected van, the powerful blast left 16 dead.

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Egypt's army intensifies home demolitions in Sinai campaign

At least 3,000 homes and commercial properties have been destroyed in the Sinai Peninsula, where Egypt's army is waging a war against ...

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Russia World Cup 'tainted by Syrian blood'

The Syrian Network for Human Rights has released a report documenting the most egregious Russian crimes in the Syrian war, ahead of the ...

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Russia downs drone near military base in Syria

Russia's Syria air base in Latakia has come under attack again.

UN chief urges Hizballah to halt Syria military action

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UN chief urges Hizballah to halt Syria military action

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres strongly criticised Hizballah for operating as the most heavily armed militia and a political party in ...

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Israel minister threatens Palestinian lawmaker over Gaza solidarity protest

Israel's defence minister has said a Palestinian lawmaker should be in prison after he tried to visit people injured during protests against ...

Houthi missile hits crowded market in Yemen's Marib

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Houthi missile hits crowded market in Yemen's Marib

A Houthi missile has hit a crowded market in the Yemeni city of Marib left five dead and dozens wounded.

Israeli tank shells Hamas post in Gaza

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Israeli tank shells Hamas post in Gaza

An Israeli tank fired into the Gaza strip, after a military post close to the border was burned down.

'Few signs of progress' in Afghanistan

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'Few signs of progress' in Afghanistan

Contrary to US military claims, a US government watchdog said there are few signs of progress in Afghanistan.

Scott Ritter has completely lost it on Syria

Stanley Heller

Scott Ritter has completely lost it on Syria

Comment: Once a voice of reason on WMDs in Iraq, Ritter has been taken in by conspiracy theories and propaganda to draw fundamentally flawed ...

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Israel summons foreign ambassadors over Gaza UN vote

The UN Human Rights Council voted Friday to send a team of international war crimes investigators to probe the deadly shootings in Gaza.

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Palestinian FM to press ICC on war crimes probe

Palestinian foreign minister Riyad al-Maliki was to arrive in The Netherlands on Monday ahead of talks with the chief prosecutor of the world's ...

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Saudi anime airs on Japan TV for first time

A Saudi animated cartoon series has aired on Japanese television for the first time, the state-run Saudi Press Agency has reported.

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Regime says Damascus 'completely secure', declares victory in capital

This marks the first time since the civil war began in 2011 that regime forces control the capital and all its suburbs.

How Iran's role differs in Syria and Yemen <em>war</em>

Austin Bodetti

How Iran's role differs in Syria and Yemen war

Analysis: The differences in Iranian involvement in the Syrian and Yemeni wars offer insights into Tehran's priorities, writes Austin Bodetti.

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Lebanon's Fairouz releases song honouring victims of Gaza massacre

One of the Arab world's most beloved singers has released a song to express solidarity for the recent victims of Israeli massacres of ...

US in Syria 'for at least six more months'

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US in Syria 'for at least six more months'

The news illustrates the competing tension of Trump wanting a speedy withdrawal from Syria while at the same time delivering a final blow to IS.

Iran: 'No one can force us to leave Syria'

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Iran: 'No one can force us to leave Syria'

Bashar al-Assad is heavily reliant on the ground on Iranian-led foreign fighters from Iraqi, Pakistani and Afghan militias, along with Lebanon's ...

Portuguese theatre director cancels Israel show over Gaza massacre

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Portuguese theatre director cancels Israel show over Gaza massacre

Tiago Rodriguez said he did not want his work to condone a government "that violates human rights" after Israel gunned down dozens of ...

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