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Congolese doctor, Yazidi activist win Nobel Peace Prize 2018 for combating sexual violence

Congolese doctor, Yazidi activist win Nobel Peace Prize 2018 for combating sexual violence Fri, 05 Oct, 2018

Denis Mukwege, a doctor who helps victims of sexual violence in the Democratic Republic of Congo, and Nadia Murad, a Yazidi rights activist and survivor of sexual slavery by Islamic State, won the 2018 Nobel Peace Prize on Friday.
Saudi Arabia rejects Iran's claim it backed parade attack

Saudi Arabia rejects Iran's claim it backed parade attack Tue, 25 Sep, 2018

 Saudi Arabia denied it had backed the gunmen who killed 25 people at a military parade in southwestern Iran over the weekend, almost half of them Revolutionary Guards, the Saudi state news agency reported on Tuesday.
Israel, Russia to improve Syria hotline after plane downed

Israel, Russia to improve Syria hotline after plane downed Fri, 21 Sep, 2018

An Israeli military official says its "deconfliction line" with Russia for their air forces in Syria will be improved after a Russian plane was hit by Syrian forces responding to an Israeli raid.
IS ambush kills 21 regime fighters in southern Syria: monitor

IS ambush kills 21 regime fighters in southern Syria: monitor Tue, 11 Sep, 2018

 An ambush by the Islamic State jihadist group has killed 21 regime fighters in Syria's southern province of Sweida, a Britain-based war monitor said on Tuesday.
EU condemns Egypt's mass death sentence

EU condemns Egypt's mass death sentence Tue, 11 Sep, 2018

The European Union on Tuesday condemned death sentences passed on 75 people in Egypt, saying there were "serious doubts" over whether the defendants had been given a fair trial.
Europe demand for more talks does not help Iran nuclear deal, cleric says

Europe demand for more talks does not help Iran nuclear deal, cleric says Tue, 04 Sep, 2018

Europe is not helping preserve the agreement on Iran's nuclear program by asking for additional negotiations on issues like missiles, Ayatollah Ahmad Jannati, a powerful anti-Western cleric, said Tuesday, according to the Islamic Republic News Agency. 
Israel closes people crossing with Gaza after border violence

Israel closes people crossing with Gaza after border violence Sun, 19 Aug, 2018

 Israel closed its only crossing for people with the Gaza Strip on Sunday except for humanitarian cases after border clashes, the latest tightening of its blockade on the Palestinian enclave.
Qatar says Saudi blocking hajj access to its citizens

Qatar says Saudi blocking hajj access to its citizens Sun, 19 Aug, 2018

Qatar on Sunday said its citizens were unable to take part in the annual hajj pilgrimage to Saudi Arabia as the two countries remain bitterly locked in a diplomatic dispute.
Syrian army urges people in Idlib to agree return of state rule

Syrian army urges people in Idlib to agree return of state rule Thu, 09 Aug, 2018

The Syrian army dropped leaflets over Idlib province on Thursday, urging people in part of the last big swathe of territory still held by rebels to agree to a return of state rule, telling them the seven year war was nearing its end.
At least 29 children killed in strike on Yemen bus

At least 29 children killed in strike on Yemen bus Thu, 09 Aug, 2018

 A strike on a bus in rebel-held northern Yemen killed at least 29 children Thursday, the Red Cross said, as the Saudi-led coalition faced a growing outcry over the attack.
Gaza rocket hits near southern Israeli city in show of defiance

Gaza rocket hits near southern Israeli city in show of defiance Thu, 09 Aug, 2018

A long-range rocket fired from Gaza struck an uninhabited area outside the largest city in southern Israel on Thursday, Israeli police said, hours after a Palestinian official said an end to a surge in cross-border fighting could be near.
Syrian government retakes Golan Heights frontier with Israel

Syrian government retakes Golan Heights frontier with Israel Mon, 30 Jul, 2018

The Syrian government regained control of the frontier with the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights for the first time in seven years on Monday, after Islamic State-linked militants gave up their last pocket of territory in the area.

Saudi-led coalition says destroyed Yemen rebel missile launch sites

Saudi-led coalition says destroyed Yemen rebel missile launch sites Sun, 29 Jul, 2018

 A military coalition led by Saudi Arabia said Sunday it had destroyed sites used by Huthi rebels in neighbouring Yemen to launch missiles at the kingdom.
More than 220 dead in IS attacks on southern Syria

More than 220 dead in IS attacks on southern Syria Wed, 25 Jul, 2018

A string of suicide blasts and raids claimed by the Islamic State group killed more than 220 people in southern Syria on Wednesday, in one of the jihadists' deadliest ever assaults in the country.
Rebels reach north Syria after south evacuations

Rebels reach north Syria after south evacuations Sat, 21 Jul, 2018

Hundreds of rebel fighters and their families arrived Saturday in northwestern Syria after their evacuation from a southern province under a deal with the regime.
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