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    Syrian girls captured in viral photo fight for survival

    Agence France-Presse . Binnish, Syria | Updated at 12:00am on July 27, 2019

    The picture went viral on social media networks: two dust-covered Syrian girls, trapped in rubble, grab their baby sister from her shirt as she dangles...

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    Air strikes kill 12 civilians in northwest Syria

    Agence France-Presse . Beirut | Updated at 12:08am on July 26, 2019

    Air strikes by the regime and its Russian ally killed 10 civilians including three children in northwest Syria Thursday, a monitor said. Since late April,...

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    Iran challenges Trump claim drone at ‘bottom of sea’

    Agence France-Presse . Tehran | Updated at 12:00am on July 25, 2019

    Iran’s Revolutionary Guards on Wednesday denied losing a drone and challenged arch-enemy the United States to prove president Donald Trump’s claims they could find it...

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    Turkey unimpressed by US buffer zone ideas in Syria

    Agence France-Presse . Istanbul | Updated at 12:00am on July 25, 2019

    Turkey said Wednesday that it was not satisfied with the buffer zone solutions offered by the United States in northern Syria, aimed at preventing clashes...

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    Iran warns new British PM it will ‘protect’ Gulf waters

    Agence France-Presse . Tehran | Updated at 12:00am on July 24, 2019

    Iran warned Britain’s next prime minister Boris Johnson on Tuesday that it will ‘protect’ waters of the oil-rich Gulf, amid a standoff between the two...

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    Afghan president seeks ‘clarification’

    Agence-France-Presse . Kabul | Updated at 12:00am on July 24, 2019

    Afghan president Ashraf Ghani said Tuesday the US should clarify remarks president Donald Trump made about Afghanistan, including a claim he could easily win the...

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    Iran to meet with nuclear agreement parties on Sunday

    Agence France-Presse . Tehran | Updated at 03:29pm on July 23, 2019

    Iran said it would attend a meeting in Vienna on Sunday of diplomats from countries still...

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    Air strikes kill 43 civilians in Syria

    Agence France-Presse . Maaret al-Numan, Syria | Updated at 12:00am on July 23, 2019

    Regime and Russian air strikes killed 43 people in northwest Syria on Monday, most of them in a crowded market, a war monitor said, in...

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    Iran announces arrests, death sentences as CIA spy ring busted

    Agence-France-Presse . Tehran | Updated at 12:00am on July 23, 2019

    Iran arrested 17 suspects and sentenced some to death after dismantling a CIA spy ring, an official said Monday, as tensions soar between the Islamic...

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    Iran says seizure of UK-flagged tanker was ‘legal measure’

    Agence France-Presse . Tehran | Updated at 12:00am on July 23, 2019

    Iran’s seizure of a British-flagged oil tanker in the Strait of Hormuz was a ‘legal measure’, the spokesman for the Islamic republic’s government said on...

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