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Iraq's parliament has been stormed by hundreds of Shia Muslim in protest against ongoing deadlock in approving a new cabinet. Supporters of Shia cleric Moqtada...

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Between $500 million and $800 million in cash from ISIS funds has been destroyed in airstrikes, a US military official says. In a briefing to...

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The US will send 250 additional military personnel to Syria to support local militias in the fight against ISIS, officials have said. The goal, they...

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Dubai developer Emaar Properties is planning to build a new tower that will surpass the Burj Khalifa, currently the world's tallest building. The government-backed company...

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A bridge linking Saudi Arabia to Egypt will be built over the Red Sea, King Salman has announced. In a statement, King Salman of Saudi...

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Part of the passengers on board a hijacked EgyptAir plane that was forced to divert to Cyprus have been freed, the airline says. The Egyptian...

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Syrian army has re-captured the ancient city of Palmyra from ISIS, say state media and a monitoring group. The Syrian government forces had been gaining...

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Syrian army has entered the ancient town of Palmyra seized by ISIS last year, state TV has said. According to observers, the government forces have...

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Syrian army has reached the outskirts of the ancient city of Palmyra, after driving back ISIS militants. According to the UK-based Syrian Observatory for Human...

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Russian troops have started to withdraw from Syria after yesterday's surprise announcement by President Vladimir Putin. The first planes left Hmeimim air base in Syria...

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Senior ISIS commander Omar Shishani died from injuries sustained in a recent US air strike in north-eastern Syria, the Pentagon has confirmed. Earlier reports had...

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Russian President Vladimir Putin has surprisingly ordered his troops to start withdrawing the "main part" of its forces in Syria from March 15. Vladimir Putin...

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Lebanese officials have unveiled a plan tackle the eight-month Beirut garbage crisis. A landfill site will be temporarily opened and two new sites will be...

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Auschwitz death camp survivor Yisrael Kristal has become the world's oldest man, the Guinness World Records organization says. Yisrael Kristal was born near Zarnow in...

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Iranian billionaire Babak Zanjani has been sentenced to death for corruption, justice officials say. Babak Zanjani, 42, was arrested in December 2013 after accusations that...

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Iran’s reformists have won a landslide victory in Tehran, in the first elections since the country signed a nuclear deal with world powers. With 90%...

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A Syrian truce has come into effect after five years of civil war. The "cessation of hostilities" began at midnight on February 27 with early...

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Iran is voting in two key elections - the first since a deal with world powers over its nuclear program and the lifting of...

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Russia and the US have agreed on a Syrian ceasefire scheduled to come into effect at midnight on February 27, a draft of the...

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Former UN Secretary General Boutros Boutros-Ghali has died at the age of 93. Boutros Boutros-Ghali died at a Cairo hospital on February 16, Egypt's state...

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Russia has firmly rejected accusations of war crimes over the bombing of hospitals in Syria. Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said "those who make such statements...

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A number of people have been killed after airstrikes hit three hospitals in northern Syria, doctors and witnesses say. According to Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF),...

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Six people have been shot dead after a gunman opened fire at an education department office in Saudi Arabia's southern Jazan province, officials have...

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The Israeli vulture detained in Lebanon on suspicion of spying for Israel has been returned home after UN peacekeepers intervened. The huge vulture, which has...

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Israel’s ex-President Shimon Peres has been taken to hospital after suffering chest pains, 10 days after he had a small heart attack. Shimon Peres, 92,...