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Unrest at Jerusalem holy site and two Palestinians killed in West Bank

Unrest at Jerusalem holy site and two Palestinians killed in West Bank Tue, 12 Mar, 2019

Palestinians threw a fire bomb at an Israeli police post at a site revered by Jews and Muslims in Jerusalem, and Israeli forces shot dead two Palestinians in the occupied West Bank, including one troops said attacked them with a knife.
Twenty-two civilians killed, including children, in north Yemen - U.N.

Twenty-two civilians killed, including children, in north Yemen - U.N. Tue, 12 Mar, 2019

Air strikes by the Saudi-led coalition killed at least 22 civilians, including women and children, in a village in northern Yemen.
U.S.-backed Syrian force attacks Islamic State enclave

U.S.-backed Syrian force attacks Islamic State enclave Mon, 11 Mar, 2019

 U.S.-backed Syrian forces launched an assault against the final Islamic State enclave in eastern Syria, aiming to wipe out the last vestige of its self-declared "caliphate" that once spanned a third of Iraq and Syria.
Netanyahu warns Hamas after Gaza unrest

Netanyahu warns Hamas after Gaza unrest Sun, 10 Mar, 2019

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu warned Hamas that Israel would not hesitate to launch a "large-scale operation" in Gaza, as daily exchanges with the Palestinian territory threatened a wider escalation.
Palestinian killed by Israeli fire in border clashes

Palestinian killed by Israeli fire in border clashes Fri, 08 Mar, 2019

 A Palestinian teenager was killed by Israeli fire during renewed clashes along the Gaza border, the enclave's health ministry said Thursday, with Israeli aircraft striking Hamas positions in response to the violence.
Israel hits Hamas sites after balloons with 'explosive device'

Israel hits Hamas sites after balloons with 'explosive device' Sun, 03 Mar, 2019

 Israeli aircraft have struck two Hamas observation points in the Gaza Strip, a security source said Sunday, after the army reported balloons carrying an "explosive device" were sent toward Israel.
Fierce fighting as US-backed Syrian forces advance on IS

Fierce fighting as US-backed Syrian forces advance on IS Sun, 03 Mar, 2019

Commanders of a U.S.-backed Syrian force fighting the Islamic State group in Syria say intense fighting is taking place as fighters advance toward the last piece of territory held by the extremists.
Five children killed in attack in Yemen's Hodeida: UN

Five children killed in attack in Yemen's Hodeida: UN Sun, 03 Mar, 2019

Five Yemeni children were killed in an attack on their home in flashpoint Hodeida province, the UN and medics said, months into a ceasefire agreed by the government and rebels.
At least 19 dead as Somali siege drags on

At least 19 dead as Somali siege drags on Fri, 01 Mar, 2019

At least 19 people have been killed in Somalia's capital Mogadishu, ambulance workers said Friday, as security forces fought to end a nearly 20-hour siege by Al-Shabaab insurgents.
At least 84 die fleeing Islamic State in Deir al-Zor in east Syria: U.N.

At least 84 die fleeing Islamic State in Deir al-Zor in east Syria: U.N. Fri, 01 Mar, 2019

At least 84 people, two-thirds of them young children, have died since December on their way to al-Hol camp in northeastern Syria after fleeing Islamic State in the Deir al-Zor region, the United Nations said on Friday.
Israel attorney general to indict Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on corruption charges

Israel attorney general to indict Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on corruption charges Thu, 28 Feb, 2019

Israel's attorney general announced Thursday he intended to indict Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on charges of bribery, fraud and breach of trust in a decision just weeks ahead of April elections.
UN envoy proposes new international forum for Syria

UN envoy proposes new international forum for Syria Thu, 28 Feb, 2019

The new United Nations envoy for Syria proposed Thursday that major powers create a common international forum to move the war-battered country toward peace.
Iran's president rejects resignation of his foreign minister

Iran's president rejects resignation of his foreign minister Wed, 27 Feb, 2019

 Iran's president rejected the resignation of his foreign minister on Wednesday, throwing his full support behind the diplomat who negotiated the country's nuclear deal with world powers as both men face growing pressure from hard-liners as the accord unravels under American pressure.
Turkish President Erdogan lashes out at Sisi over Egypt executions

Turkish President Erdogan lashes out at Sisi over Egypt executions Sun, 24 Feb, 2019

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan sharply criticised his Egyptian counterpart Abdel Fattah al-Sisi after the recent execution of nine people in Egypt, saying he refused to talk to "someone like him".
Mine blast kills more than 20 civilians in Syria

Mine blast kills more than 20 civilians in Syria Sun, 24 Feb, 2019

More than 20 civilians were killed Sunday in central Syria when a landmine left behind by jihadists exploded under a van, the state news agency SANA said.
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