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    Iran says it may pull out of nuclear treaty over Europe dispute

    Agence France-Presse . Tehran | Updated at 02:08am on January 21, 2020

    Iran said Monday it will consider withdrawing from the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons if a dispute over its atomic programme goes before...

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    Three protesters killed in Baghdad as deadline expire

    Agence France-Presse . Baghdad | Updated at 12:33am on January 21, 2020

    Three protesters were killed on Monday in the Iraqi capital, medics said, as demonstrators across the country ramped up pressure on the government to implement...

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    World powers agree new push for Libya peace

    Agence France-Presse . Berlin | Updated at 12:21am on January 21, 2020

    World leaders committed to ending all foreign meddling in Libya’s civil war at a Berlin summit Sunday, and to uphold a weapons embargo as part...

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    Egypt extends state of emergency to three years

    Agence France-Presse . Cairo | Updated at 12:13am on January 21, 2020

    Egypt’s state of emergency is set to reach the three-year mark by April after the government announced it would extend it by another three months...

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    Lebanon protests turn violent

    Agence France-Presse . Beirut | Updated at 12:29am on January 20, 2020

    Almost 400 people were wounded during running battles between Lebanese anti-government protesters and security forces in Beirut Saturday, rescuers said, the heaviest toll since the...

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    80 soldiers killed in Yemen attack

    Agence France-Presse . Dubai | Updated at 01:15pm on January 19, 2020

    More than 80 Yemeni soldiers have been killed and scores injured in a missile and drone attack blamed on Huthi rebels in central Yemen, medical...

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    Europe will face terror threat if Tripoli government falls: Erdogan

    Agence France-Presse . Istanbul | Updated at 10:31pm on January 18, 2020

    Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan has warned Europe it could face new threats from terrorist organisations if Libya’s UN-recognised government in Tripoli were to fall...

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    Lebanese block roads as protests enter 4rth month

    Agence France-Presse . Beirut | Updated at 10:28pm on January 18, 2020

    Protesters blocked several main roads across Lebanon on Friday as unprecedented demonstrations against a political elite accused of corruption and incompetence entered their fourth...

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    Russia strike kill five civilians in NW Syria

    Agence France-Presse . Bala, Syria | Updated at 10:09pm on January 18, 2020

    An air strike Saturday by Syrian regime ally Russia killed five civilians, including four members of the same family, in an opposition bastion in the...

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    11 US troops injured in last week’s Iran attack

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 01:11am on January 18, 2020

    At least 11 American troops were injured in an Iranian attack on an Iraqi base where American soldiers were deployed, US Central Command said Thursday,...