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Death toll from Iraqi-Kurdish clashes reaches 31

Death toll from Iraqi-Kurdish clashes reaches 31

Iraqi federal and paramilitary forces on Sunday said they lost five men in last week's clashes with Kurdish fighters, bringing the death toll for all sides to 31.

Egypt court sentences 11 people to death for 'terrorism'

Egypt court sentences 11 people to death for 'terrorism'

An Egyptian court sentenced 11 people to death Sunday on accusations they joined a "terrorist organisation" and attempted to kill two police officers, a judicial official said.

Iraq's Abadi: 'hero' who tackled mission impossible

Iraq's Abadi: 'hero' who tackled mission impossible

When Haider al-Abadi was tasked with forming a new Iraqi government in August 2014, just weeks after a lightning offensive by the Islamic State group, many believed he would fail.

Hamas deputy leader says to continue Iran ties, armed fight

Hamas deputy leader says to continue Iran ties, armed fight

The deputy head of the Palestinian Islamist group Hamas vowed to keep close ties with Iran and to maintain its weapons, Iranian media reported on Sunday, rejecting Israeli preconditions for any peace talks.

US-backed forces seize major Syria oilfield

US-backed forces seize major Syria oilfield

A US-backed Arab-Kurd alliance announced on Sunday it had retaken one of Syria's largest oilfields from the Islamic State group in the east of country.

Heartbroken residents get a glimpse of ruins

Heartbroken residents get a glimpse of ruins

Tears streaming down her freckled face, 35-year-old Asya took in the shattered glass, gutted storefronts and crumbling cafes — all that remain of her favourite shopping street in Syria’s Raqqa.

UN fails to bridge differences in Libya faction talks

UN fails to bridge differences in Libya faction talks

The United Nations has failed to bridge differences between rival Libyan factions at month-long talks in Tunisia aimed at stabilising the oil producing nation and paving the way for elections.

Death toll rises to 16 in Egypt shootout

Death toll rises to 16 in Egypt shootout

Sixteen Egyptian policemen were killed in a shootout with militants on the road between Cairo and the Bahariya oasis in the Western Desert, the interior ministry said yesterday, in a rare flare-up outside the Sinai Peninsula.

16 policemen killed in Egypt shootout

16 policemen killed in Egypt shootout

Sixteen Egyptian policemen were killed in a shootout with militants on the road between Cairo and the Bahariya oasis in the country's Western Desert, according to an official toll released Saturday.

Tillerson praises Kuwaiti mediation to resolve Gulf crisis

Tillerson praises Kuwaiti mediation to resolve Gulf crisis

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson praised the role which Kuwait played ‘to diplomatically seek a resolution’ for the ongoing Gulf crisis ...

‘Historic’ Raqqa victory hailed but handover on hold

‘Historic’ Raqqa victory hailed but handover on hold

The Kurdish-led force that expelled the Islamic State group from Syria’s Raqqa hailed a “historic victory” yesterday in the devastated city’s stadium and vowed to hand power to a civilian administration.

Iraqi forces complete takeover of Kirkuk province after clashes

Iraqi forces complete takeover of Kirkuk province after clashes

Iraqi forces took control yesterday of the last district in the oil-rich province of Kirkuk still in the hands of Kurdish Peshmerga fighters following a three-hour battle, security sources said.

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