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Twin attacks kill 20 police in Yemen’s Aden: sources
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Twin attacks kill 20 police in Yemen’s Aden: sources

Two separate attacks killed at least 20 police in Yemen’s government-held second city Aden Thursday, one by Shiite rebels and…
Iraqi PM orders Iran-backed militias into army command
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Iraqi PM orders Iran-backed militias into army command

Iraqi Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi issued has issued a decree seeking to bring mostly Iran-backed militias under the command…
Lebanese town bans Muslims from buying, renting property
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Lebanese town bans Muslims from buying, renting property

BEIRUT (AP) — Mohammed Awwad and his fiancee, both Muslims, recently found an affordable apartment for rent online in a…
In Baghdad walls come down, ushering freedom in
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In Baghdad walls come down, ushering freedom in

Baghdad has been undergoing major changes since the “Islamic State” group was removed from Iraq, and safety returned to the…
Iraqi Shi’ite groups deepen control in strategic Sunni areas
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Iraqi Shi’ite groups deepen control in strategic Sunni areas

MOSUL, Iraq (Reuters) – The only sign that Sunni-majority Mosul’s newest and busiest marketplace is in Shi’ite Muslim hands is…
Bahrain king restores 550 citizens’ nationality
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Bahrain king restores 550 citizens’ nationality

Bahrain’s King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa on Sunday ordered that 551 convicts have their nationality reinstated. The Gulf Arab…
Iraq seeks to reclaim leadership role, status in Arab world
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Iraq seeks to reclaim leadership role, status in Arab world

BAGHDAD (AP) — After decades of conflict, Iraq is seeking to reclaim a leadership role and status in the Arab…
Revolutionary Guards’ Soleimani flexes political muscle
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Revolutionary Guards’ Soleimani flexes political muscle

(Reuters) – Qassem Soleimani’s role in a political crisis in Iran highlights the influence of the leader of the Revolutionary…
Hezbollah slams Britain’s terrorist group listing
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Hezbollah slams Britain’s terrorist group listing

BEIRUT (Reuters) – The Lebanese group Hezbollah condemned on Friday the British government’s decision to list it as a terrorist…
Britain to ban Lebanon’s Hezbollah as terrorist group
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Britain to ban Lebanon’s Hezbollah as terrorist group

LONDON (Reuters) – Britain said on Monday it plans to ban all wings of Hezbollah due to its destabilizing influence…
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