• Thursday, Jan 23, 2020
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US-Iran tensions: Fury, tears as crowds...

Thousands gather in Baghdad to mourn...

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Sat, Jan 4 2020

Mourners vow to take ‘revenge’ as thousands take part in a mass ceremony to pay respect to...

Bangladeshis in Iraq asked to maintain...

Bangladeshis in Iraq asked to maintain...

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Sat, Jan 4 2020

Bangladesh Embassy will remain open 24/7 to extend consular services to expatriates

New air strike on pro-Iran convoy in...

New air strike on pro-Iran convoy in...

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Sat, Jan 4 2020

It came hours ahead of a planned a mourning march for Iranian Quds Force commander Qasem Soleimani

Infographic: Iran’s Qassem...

Infographic: Iran’s Qassem...

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Fri, Jan 3 2020

US has killed Iran’s top military leader General Qassem Soleimani - head of the elite Quds Force...

World reacts to US killing of Iran's...

World reacts to US killing of Iran's...

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Fri, Jan 3 2020

The air strike on Baghdad airport is an act of aggression on Iraq and a breach of its sovereignty that...

Iran and US: Months of escalating...

Iran and US: Months of escalating...

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Fri, Jan 3 2020

The strikes are in retaliation for rocket attacks against US interests in Iraq, including one in which...

Iran names deputy Quds Force commander...

Iran names deputy Quds Force commander...

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Fri, Jan 3 2020

Ghaani became deputy commander of the Quds Force, the overseas arm of Iran's Revolutionary Guards,...

Israel puts military on heightened alert...

Israel puts military on heightened alert...

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Fri, Jan 3 2020

In Gaza, Hamas - which has long enjoyed financial and military support from Tehran - condemned Soleimani's...

Iraqi PM: Killing of Soleimani will...

Iraqi PM: Killing of Soleimani will...

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Fri, Jan 3 2020

‘The assassination of an Iraqi military commander who holds an official position is considered...

Iran supreme leader vows 'severe revenge'...

Iran supreme leader vows 'severe revenge'...

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Fri, Jan 3 2020

Soleimani was one of the most popular figures in Iran and seen as a deadly adversary by America and its...

Fatah supporters hold rare Gaza...

Fatah supporters hold rare Gaza...

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Thu, Jan 2 2020

No Palestinian elections have been held since 2006, apart from local polls, but Abbas has recently pushed...

Yemen's southern separatists pull out...

Yemen's southern separatists pull out...

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Thu, Jan 2 2020

Recent violence in Shabwa is part of an ongoing struggle for influence between forces loyal to Hadi and...

Syria death toll for 2019 lowest in...

Syria death toll for 2019 lowest in...

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Wed, Jan 1 2020

Fighting has raged on three major fronts in Syria during the past year

US Embassy in Baghdad evacuated as violent...

US Embassy in Baghdad evacuated as violent...

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Tue, Dec 31 2019

They threw stones at the gate while others chanted, 'No, no, America! No, no, Trump!'

Iraq warns US ties at stake after deadly...

Iraq warns US ties at stake after deadly...

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Tue, Dec 31 2019

At least 25 fighters were killed in Sunday night's attacks, which saw US planes hit several bases...

US strikes on pro-Iran group in Iraq...

US strikes on pro-Iran group in Iraq...

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Mon, Dec 30 2019

'The strikes killed 25 and wounded 51, including commanders and fighters'

Turkey says will not withdraw from army...

Turkey says will not withdraw from army...

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Sun, Dec 29 2019

Turkey, worried over a new wave of refugees from the Idlib region, is pressing for a fresh ceasefire...

Iraq protesters lock down oil field,...

Iraq protesters lock down oil field,...

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Sun, Dec 29 2019

Pro-Iranian and other political factions have since wrangled over finding a successor -- so far without...

28 killed in Egypt road accidents

28 killed in Egypt road accidents

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Sun, Dec 29 2019

At least 22 men and women who worked for a clothing factory were killed and eight others injured

Iraqi protesters torch buildings, block...

Iraqi protesters torch buildings, block...

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Thu, Dec 26 2019

Government offices and schools remain closed across almost all of Iraq's south

17 civilians killed in 3rd attack on...

17 civilians killed in 3rd attack on...

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Thu, Dec 26 2019

The attacks come despite relative calm in Yemen,  backed by a Saudi-led military coalition and the...