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  • Turkey attacks Kurdish militia in northern Syria
    Turkey attacks Kurdish militia in northern Syria
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    The Turkish military conducted a series of at least 10 artillery fire attacks targeting Kurdish militia in the Afrin district in northern Syria, Haberturk TV reported on Friday.

    The report noted that Kurdish forces responded to t...

  • Turkey to launch military operation in Afrin, Syria
    Turkey to launch military operation in Afrin, Syria
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    Turkey's Defense Minister Nurettin Canikli stated on Friday that the country will launch a military operation in the district of Afrin, a region in northern Syria close to the Turkish border.

    Speaking to Turkish A Haber TV, t...

  • Erdogan vows to destroy new Syrian Border Force
    Erdogan vows to destroy new Syrian Border Force
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    Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan threatened on Monday to destroy the newly established border security force on the border with Syria, calling it a "terrorist army." Turkey sees the militia, dominated by Kurds and Syrian ...

  • Baghdad attacks death toll climbs to 38, over 100 injured
    Baghdad attacks death toll climbs to 38, over 100 injured
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    The death toll following the double suicide bombing in central Baghdad on Monday climbed to 38 with at least another 105 people wounded in the blasts, Iraqi officials stated.

    Earlier, Iraq's Interior Ministry confirmed...

  • 9 injured in masked attack in Russian school
    9 injured in masked attack in Russian school
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    A teacher and eight students were stabbed by two masked attackers in school number 127 in the city of Perm, Russia, local authorities said on Monday. Seven victims, including the teacher, were taken to the hospital, a source told RIA Nov...

  • Two suicide bomb attacks in Baghdad kill 26
    Two suicide bomb attacks in Baghdad kill 26
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    At least 26 people have been killed and over 60 were injured in a double suicide bombing in central Baghdad on Monday morning, AFP reported citing Iraqi health officials.

    Iraq's Interior Ministry confirmed the death of 16 civ...

  • Hamas official injured in Lebanon car bomb attack
    Hamas official injured in Lebanon car bomb attack
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    Hamas official Abu Hamza Hamdan was among the several people wounded in a car bomb attack in the city of Sidon in Lebanon on Sunday, local media reported.

    According to a source cited by the Daily Star, the explosion happened afte...

  • Iraq: Russia has active role in post-war restoration
    Iraq: Russia has active role in post-war restoration
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    Russia has an active role in the post-war restoration of Iraq and its economy, while Russian companies could help with the capital investment process on the Iraqi market, Baghdad's government spokesman Saad Hadithi told Sputnik on Th...

  • Russia: Terrorists capable of drone attacks worldwide
    Russia: Terrorists capable of drone attacks worldwide
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    The Russian Defense Ministry said on Thursday that the militants who attacked the Russian military in Syria with drones, acquired advanced drone technology that can be used "for terrorist purposes" to launch attacks all over th...

  • Turkish FM: Russia, Iran ought to stop Assad
    Turkish FM: Russia, Iran ought to stop Assad
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    Turkish Minister of Foreign Affairs Mevlut Cavusoglu called on Russia and Iran to fulfill their obligations as guarantor states in Syria, Anadolu Agency reported on Wednesday. He claimed the recent offensive of the Syrian government forc...

  • Turkey summons Russian, Iranian envoys over Syria ceasefire breaches
    Turkey summons Russian, Iranian envoys over Syria ceasefire breaches
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    Russian and Iranian ambassadors have been summoned by the Turkish Foreign Ministry over alleged ceasefire violations committed by the Syrian government, a source from the ministry stated on Tuesday. According to the source, Syrian govern...

  • Netanyahu: Israel helped prevent major terror attacks in Europe
    Netanyahu: Israel helped prevent major terror attacks in Europe
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    Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu told NATO member states representatives on Tuesday that his country's intelligence services helped prevent a numerous "major" terror attacks, including "many" in Euro...

  • Russian military prevents drone attacks on its Syrian bases
    Russian military prevents drone attacks on its Syrian bases
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    The Russian military has successfully thwarted a number of drone attacks launched by militant groups on its compounds in Syria, Moscow's Ministry of Defense stated on Monday. As many as 13 drones were involved in the assault, while n...

  • Houthi rebels shoot down Saudi jet in Yemen: report
    Houthi rebels shoot down Saudi jet in Yemen: report
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    A Saudi coalition fighter jet crashed down in a Houthi-controlled part of Yemen after being hit by the rebels' air defense forces, Houthi's Saba news agency reported on Sunday. The aircraft was allegedly shot down over the Saada ...

  • Syrian army captures key part of Idlib province
    Syrian army captures key part of Idlib province
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    Syrian government forces have taken control of the strategically important town of Sinjar in the country's Idlib province, Sputnik reported on Sunday citing well-informed sources. Sinjar was previously held by fighters of Jabhat Fata...