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Syria army repels militant attack in Aleppo

The Syrian army has repelled yet another attack by foreign-backed militants in the northern flashpoint city of Aleppo. The army’s move comes as tension is still running high in Aleppo amid clashes between government forces and militants there. Meanwhile, the so-called Syrian Observatory for Human Rights reported that the militants detonated a ...

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‘At least 60 killed, 200 wounded in Iraq bomb attack’

Reports say at least 60 people have been killed and 200 others wounded in a truck bomb attack in Iraq’s Sadr City. Iraqi police officials say the massive truck bomb ripped through a popular Baghdad food market in the early morning hours. Officials, speaking on condition of anonymity, said the truck detonated ...

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Huge truck bomb in Baghdad market kills 62: Iraqi officials

BAGHDAD: A massive truck bomb ripped through a popular Baghdad food market in a predominantly Shia neighborhood in the early morning hours on Thursday, killing at least 62 people, police officials said. The Islamic State group claimed responsibility for the blast, saying it targeted a gathering place of Shiites and ...

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Militants kill three Syrians in Idlib despite ceasefire

Militants fighting against the Syrian government have killed at least three people in the countryside of Syria’s northwestern city of Idlib despite the announcement of a ceasefire there. According to media outlets on Wednesday, Takfiri militants fired rockets on the areas of Fuaa and Kafraya, where a ceasefire had reportedly ...

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Saudi attacks on Yemen’s Sa’ada claim seven lives

At least seven people, including two women and a child, have been killed in the latest Saudi attacks on the Yemeni province of Sa’ada. Local media outlets reported on Wednesday that Saudi warplanes bombarded the district of Razih in Sa’ada, a northwestern province, at least four times, killing a man and ...

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Turkish warplanes bombard PKK positions in SW Turkey

Turkish warplanes have bombarded the positions of Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) militants in the southwestern part of the country as President Recep Tayyip Erdogan pledges to press on with a campaign against the group. According to Turkey’s military, the Turkish fighter jets on Tuesday bombarded the positions of the PKK in ...

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Iran says can transit Qatar gas to Europe

  Iran has raised a new option to export natural gas to Europe which it says involves extra supplies from Qatar.  Mohsen Jalalpour, the president of Iran Chamber of Commerce, Industries, Mines and Agriculture, has told reporters Iran can take Qatar’s gas and transit it to Turkey to be pumped ...

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Agreement evades Turkey’s coalition talks

The leaders of Turkey’s ruling and main opposition parties have failed to come to an agreement on forming a coalition government that would end the country’s political cul-de-sac. On Monday, Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu, who leads the ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP), met with Kemal Kilicdaroglu, the head ...

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Turkish fighter jets bomb 17 PKK positions in southeast Turkey

Turkish fighter jets have carried out air raids against 17 positions of the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) in the country’s southeast, the Turkish army says. Turkish fighter jets have carried out air raids against 17 positions of the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) in the country’s southeast, the Turkish army says. “Seventeen ...

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