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Israelis kill two Palestinians in clashes over home demolition

JERUSALEM (AFP) – Israeli forces shot dead at least two Palestinians when clashes erupted during an operation Monday to destroy the West Bank home of a Palestinian accused of killing an Israeli hiker, the army said. Palestinian hospital sources reported the death of two Palestinians, while the Israeli military said ...

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Iraqi Kurds unearth another mass grave near Sinjar

A mass grave containing the bodies of dozens of Izadi Kurds murdered by Takfiri Daesh terrorists has been discovered in northern Iraq. Located near the newly-liberated Iraqi town of Sinjar, the mass grave contains the bodies of up to 60 Izadi men, women and children, Sinjar’s director of intelligence Qasim ...

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One civilian dead, four injured in southeast Turkey clashes

At least one civilian has been killed and four others have been injured in new clashes between Turkish security forces and members of the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) in Turkey’s southeastern province of Mardin. Police sources, speaking on condition of anonymity, said the clashes broke out in the city of ...

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Kurdish forces take control of Sinjar: Massoud Barzani

The president of Iraq’s Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) says the northern town of Sinjar has been liberated following battles with the Takfiri Daesh terrorists over the city. “The liberation of Sinjar will have a big impact on liberating Mosul,” Massoud Barzani  told reporters atop Mount Sinjar, overlooking the town, on ...

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Bahrainis denounce construction of UK naval base

People in Bahrain have staged rallies to express their anger at the construction of Britain’s new permanent military base in the tiny Persian Gulf country. On Friday, the outraged protesters took to the streets of Sanabis and Musalla villages near the capital Manama to slam the presence of the Royal Navy in Bahrain ...

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500 Kyrgyz nationals fighting for terrorists in Syria: Official

Authorities in Kyrgyzstan say hundreds of nationals from the Central Asian country have joined the ranks of extremist militant groups operating in Syria. Speaking at a press conference in the capital, Bishkek, on Friday, Kyrgyz Defense Council Secretary Temir Dzhumakadyrov said about 500 Kyrgyz citizens are currently fighting for militants ...

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Kurdish forces take control of Sinjar

Iraqi Kurdish Peshmerga forces are said to have gained full control over the Iraqi town of Sinjar, only a day after launching a major offensive to liberate it from Takfiri Daesh terrorists. On Friday, Kurdish Peshmerga forces entered Sinjar, situated over 400 kilometers (250 miles) northwest of the capital, Baghdad, ...

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Saudi protesters slam Sheikh Nimr’s death sentence

Protesters have taken to the streets in Saudi Arabia’s Eastern Province to express their anger at the Saudi top court’s death verdict against the prominent Shia cleric, Sheikh Nimr Baqir al-Nimr. The demonstrators called for Nimr’s release in a protest rally in the town of Awamiyah on Thursday, vowing to continue their ...

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