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Saudi forces say they have captured leader of Yemen branch of Islamic State

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Saudi special forces have captured the leader of the Yemeni branch of the Islamic State militant group, the Saudi-led military coalition fighting in Yemen...

U.N.’s Bachelet says 55,000 linked to IS in Syria, Iraq should be tried or...

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U.N. human rights chief Michelle Bachelet said on Monday that 55,000 captured Islamic State fighters, including foreigners, and their families detained in Syria and...

U.S. prods Iran for talks to ease Gulf tensions; Tehran dismisses sanctions threat

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U.S. President Donald Trump said on Sunday he was not seeking war with Tehran after a senior Iranian military commander warned any conflict in...

Trump warned Tehran a U.S. attack was imminent, called for talks

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Iranian officials told Reuters on Friday that Tehran had received a message from U.S. President Donald Trump warning that a U.S. attack on Iran...

Iran shoots down U.S. military drone in Gulf region

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Iran has shot down a U.S. drone which the elite Revolutionary Guards said on Thursday was flying over southern Iran, raising fears that a...

Turkey to push for trial of Egypt government over Mursi death

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Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan on Wednesday vowed to try to ensure the Egyptian government is tried in international courts for the death of former...

Saudi crown prince linked to Khashoggi murder in U.N. report

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Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman and other senior officials should be investigated over the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi given credible evidence against...

Russia and Turkey broker ceasefire in Syria’s Idlib

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Russia and Turkey have brokered a complete ceasefire in Syria’s Idlib province between Syrian government forces and rebels, Russian news agencies cited the Russian...

Syrian fighters burning crops, using food as “weapon of war”

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Fighters have set fire to thousands of acres of wheat and other crops in northwest Syria in a campaign that has turned food supplies...

Turkish military launches operation against militants in northern Iraq

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Turkey’s military launched an operation with commandos, backed by artillery and air strikes, against Kurdish militants in a mountainous area of northern Iraq, the...

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Raw deal for defence in SONA

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Last week’s State of the Nation Address (SONA) by President Cyril Ramaphosa, also Commander-in-Chief of the South African National Defence Force (SANDF), sadly did...