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    Over 200 families trapped by IS in Syria: UN

    Reuters . Geneva | Updated at 12:00am on February 20, 2019

    Some 200 families are trapped in a shrinking area of Syria controlled by Islamic State, whose forces are stopping many from fleeing, UN human rights...

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    Iran suicide bomber was Pakistani

    Reuters . Geneva | Updated at 12:00am on February 20, 2019

    The man who carried out a suicide bombing which killed 27 members of Iran’s elite Revolutionary Guards near the border with Pakistan last week was...

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    19 Palestinians injured in Gaza clashes

    Agence France-Presse . Gaza City | Updated at 12:00am on February 19, 2019

    Nineteen Palestinians and one Israeli soldier were wounded Sunday during clashes in the northern Gaza Strip, the Israeli army and Palestinian medical sources said....

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    Khamenei warns Iran govt about deception by EU

    Reuters . Dubai | Updated at 12:00am on February 19, 2019

    Iran’s supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei on Monday warned his country’s government not to be deceived by European countries that say they want to salvage...

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    Khamenei says Europeans deceiving Iran over nukes

    Reuters . Dubai | Updated at 04:23pm on February 18, 2019

    Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei on Monday warned his country’s government not to be deceived by European signatories of the...

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    Saudi vows to de-escalate India-Pak tension

    Agence France-Presse . Islamabad | Updated at 10:45am on February 18, 2019

    Saudi Arabia vowed to ‘de-escalate’ rising tensions between Pakistan and India during a high-profile summit in Islamabad Monday as crown prince Mohammed bin Salman prepares...

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    Zarif says Israel looking for war

    Reuters . Munich | Updated at 12:00am on February 18, 2019

    Iran’s foreign minister accused Israel of looking for war and warned that its behaviour and that of the United States was increasing the chances of...

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    Iran ready to improve ties with Gulf: Rouhani

    Reuters . Dubai | Updated at 12:00am on February 18, 2019

    Iran is ready to work with all of its neighbours to secure peace in the Middle East in the face of US and Israeli aggression,...

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    Salman seeks allies on Asia tour

    Reuters . Islamabad | Updated at 12:00am on February 18, 2019

    Saudi Arabia’s crown prince Mohammed bin Salman on Sunday kicked off his tour of South Asia and China with a high-profile visit to Pakistan, but...

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    US general eyes long term IS threat in Iraq

    Reuters . Baghdad | Updated at 12:00am on February 18, 2019

    The general overseeing US forces in the Middle East flew into Iraq on Sunday for talks with US and Iraqi officials expected to focus on...

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