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    Roadside bomb kills four workers in Egypt's Sinai

    Associated Press | Updated at 08:56pm on October 02, 2016

    Security and medical officials in Egypt's turbulent Sinai Peninsula say four workers from the state electricity company have been killed when their car hit a...

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    Russian jets pound Aleppo as fighting rages inside city

    Reuters | Updated at 03:40pm on October 01, 2016

    Russian war planes struck rebel held areas north of Aleppo on Saturday as the army shelled the besieged old quarter in a major offensive, rebels...

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    Bangladeshi injured, Saudi soldier killed by Yemeni shells

    Agence France-Presse | Updated at 01:36am on October 01, 2016

    Shelling from Yemeni rebels killed a Saudi border guard and wounded three civilians including a Bangladeshi, the interior ministry said on Friday.The Tuwal district of...

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    Syria regime advances in Aleppo

    Agence France-Presse | Updated at 12:49am on October 01, 2016

    Syrian regime forces advanced in the battleground city of Aleppo on Friday, backed by a Russian air campaign that a monitor said has killed more...

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    Saudi warns over US 9/11 law

    Agence France-Presse | Updated at 12:40am on October 01, 2016

    Saudi Arabia has warned of ‘disastrous consequences’ from a United States law allowing 9/11 victims to sue the kingdom, in a major spike in tension...

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    French jets in action for Mosul

    Agence France-Presse | Updated at 12:28am on October 01, 2016

    French jets blasted off from an aircraft carrier Friday to go into operation over Iraq as the international coalition builds up for the looming battle...

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    Abbas, Netanyahu in rare handshake

    Agence France-Presse | Updated at 11:25pm on September 30, 2016

    Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas shook hands and spoke briefly at Shimon Peres’s funeral on Friday in a rare public...