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    Air strike kills 28 civilians in Syria’s Deir Ezzor: monitor

    Agence France-Presse | Updated at 01:21pm on July 13, 2018

    An air strike has killed 28 civilians in one of the last holdouts of the Islamic State group in Syria’s eastern province of Deir Ezzor,...

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    State media confirms deal with rebels for Daraa city

    Agence France-Presse . Damascus | Updated at 12:32am on July 13, 2018

    Syrian state media on Wednesday confirmed a deal between the regime and rebels for opposition fighters to hand over their heavy weapons in the southern...

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    Amnesty fears war crimes in UAE-run Yemen prisons

    Agence France-Presse | Updated at 11:20am on July 12, 2018

    Human rights violations in a string of Yemeni prisons run by the United Arab Emirates could amount to war crimes, Amnesty International...

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    27 regime fighters killed in northwest Syria

    Agence France-Presse . Beirut | Updated at 02:30am on July 11, 2018

    Rebels and Islamist forces killed more than two dozen pro-government fighters in a joint attack in a northwestern stronghold of Syrian president Bashar al-Assad’s regime,...

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    Coalition faces stalemate in Yemen’s main port city

    Reutes . Dubai | Updated at 12:55am on July 10, 2018

    A Saudi-led coalition has made no major gains in its offensive to wrest control of Yemen’s Hodeidah port from the Iran-aligned Houthis, leaving it without...

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    Turkey train disaster leaves 24 dead, hundreds hurt

    Agence France-Presse | Updated at 11:49am on July 09, 2018

    Twenty-four people were killed and hundreds injured when a train packed with weekend passengers derailed in northwest Turkey due to ground erosion after heavy rains,...

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    Lifting of emergency rule: Turkey sacks more than 18,000 personnel

    Reuters | Updated at 12:27pm on July 08, 2018

    Turkey issued a decree on Sunday dismissing more than 18,000 civil servants, half of which were from the police force, ahead of this month’s expected...

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    Syrian rebels agree surrender deal with regime

    Agence France-Presse . Daraa | Updated at 12:05am on July 08, 2018

    The Syrian regime on Friday reached a deal with rebels for the surrender of the remaining opposition-held cities and towns in the southern province of...

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    Waves of strikes pound Syria after talks fail

    Agence France-Presse . Daraa | Updated at 12:57am on July 06, 2018

    Waves of air strikes pounded rebel-held areas of southern Syria on Thursday as pro-regime forces launched their most intensive bombing campaign yet in a two-week-old...

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    Scuffles as Israel readies to demolish Bedouin village

    Agence France-Presse . Khan al-Ahmar | Updated at 11:29pm on July 04, 2018

    Scuffles broke out on Wednesday between Israeli authorities and protesters who feared preparations were underway to raze a Bedouin village in a strategic part of...