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Israel closes Gaza border crossing damaged by Palestinians

Israel closes Gaza border crossing damaged by Palestinians

Dozens of Palestinian demonstrators broke into the Gaza side of the terminal on Friday, setting a pipeline that delivers gas from Israel alight and torching a goods conveyor belt.

Syria's main crossing with Turkey reopens, monitor says

Syria's main crossing with Turkey reopens, monitor says

Syria's main border crossing with Turkey reopened on Wednesday, days after it was closed because of fighting between two rival jihadist groups, a monitoring group said.

Pakistan reopens Afghan border crossing after closure over clashes

Pakistan reopens Afghan border crossing after closure over clashes

Pakistani security forces have reopened a major border crossing with neighbouring Afghanistan after a 22-day closure following clashes with Afghan security forces in which more than a dozen Pakistanis were killed.

Pakistan 'inflicts heavy losses' on Afghan border forces

Pakistan 'inflicts heavy losses' on Afghan border forces

Pakistan's military on Sunday said it had killed more than 50 Afghan soldiers in a clash on a major border crossing two days earlier, a claim quickly rejected by Kabul.

Syrian rebels fight off Islamic State suicide attack

Syrian rebels fight off Islamic State suicide attack

Syrian rebels repelled on Sunday a suicide attack by Islamic State militants on a military base near a border crossing into Iraq and a rebel convoy headed to the base, leaving at least four dead and several injured.

Syrian rebels seize crossing along Iraq border

Syrian rebels seize crossing along Iraq border

A group of Syrian rebel fighters late Friday seized control of a crossing on the Iraqi border, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said.

Turkey ready to open its border to Syrian refugees: Erdogan

Turkey ready to open its border to Syrian refugees: Erdogan

Turkey is ready "if necessary" to let in tens of thousands of Syrian refugees trapped on its border after fleeing a regime assault, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said.