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    Russian jets kill 25 in north-western Syria

    Reuters .  Amman | Updated at 12:10am on June 12, 2019

    Aerial strikes on Monday killed at least 25 people, mostly civilians, in north western Syria in the sixth week of a Russian-led military offensive that...

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    Saudi Arabia intercepts two drones from Yemen

    Agence France-Presse . Riyadh | Updated at 01:06pm on June 11, 2019

    Saudi air defence forces on Monday intercepted two drones launched by Huthi rebels from neighbouring Yemen

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    IAEA ‘worried about increasing tensions’ over Iran

    Agence France-Presse . Vienna | Updated at 12:10am on June 11, 2019

    The UN’s nuclear watchdog said Monday it was ‘worried about increasing tensions’ over Iran’s nuclear programme, after Tehran said it might stop respecting more...

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    New Zealand to withdraw troops from Iraq next year

    Reuters . Wellington | Updated at 12:10am on June 11, 2019

    New Zealand will withdraw its troops from Iraq by June next year, prime minister Jacinda Ardern said on Monday, ending a mission that helped train...

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    US ambassador helps Israel to annex part of W Bank: FM

    Reuters . Warsaw | Updated at 12:10am on June 11, 2019

    The Palestinian foreign minister said on Monday that comments by the US ambassador to Israel were intended to help Israel annex parts of the occupied...

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    Four Islamists killed in Sinai

    Agence France-Presse . Cairo | Updated at 12:10am on June 09, 2019

    Egyptian security forces killed four suspected jihadists in restive North Sinai allegedly involved in a deadly attack this week on a police checkpoint, the...

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    Dubai bus crash kills 17, including 12 Indians

    Agence France-Presse . Dubai | Updated at 02:18am on June 08, 2019

    Twelve Indians were among 17 people who were killed in Dubai when their bus crashed into a road sign after entering a restricted lane, police...

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    Syria flare-up leaves 83 fighters dead

    Agence France-Presse . Beirut | Updated at 02:17am on June 08, 2019

    Fierce clashes between government forces and jihadists have left 83 combatants dead in northwestern Syria in the past 24 hours, a Britain-based war monitor...

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    19 killed in Syria bombing

    Agence France-Presse . Azaz, Syria | Updated at 12:25am on June 04, 2019

    At least 19 people were killed Sunday in a car bomb near a bustling market and mosque in a rebel-held city in northwestern Syria, a...

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    Saudi, UAE slam Doha for ‘backtracking’ on Makkah talks

    Agence-France-Presse . Dubai | Updated at 12:25am on June 04, 2019

    Saudi Arabia criticised Qatar on Monday for rejecting the outcome of recent Makkahtalks on regional tensions with Iran, while the UAE accused...

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