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Syrian rebels counter-attack after government advances

Syrian rebels counter-attack after government advances

A rebel group backed by Turkey will send reinforcements to the front lines of the last major rebel enclave in northern Syria to oppose a government offensive, it said on Thursday.

Israel advances plans for 2,300 settlement homes in blow to peace

Israel advances plans for 2,300 settlement homes in blow to peace

Israel has advanced plans for more than 2,300 settlement homes in the occupied West Bank, the latest in a surge of such approvals since US President Donald Trump took office, an NGO said on Tuesday.

Iraqi army advances on IS-held Fallujah

Iraqi army advances on IS-held Fallujah

The Iraqi army stormed to the southern edge of Fallujah under US air support yesterday and captured