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Turkish troops killed in helicopter crash near Iraq

Thirteen soldiers killed after helicopter hits high-voltage transmission line minutes after take-off.

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US begins sending weapons to Kurdish YPG in Syria

Despite condemnation from Turkey, US sends arms to YPG ahead of upcoming offensive to recapture Raqqa from ISIL.

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Lebanon bans Wonder Woman film over Israeli actress

Interior ministry halts film premier in cinemas because the lead role is played by a former Israeli soldier.

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Syrian rebels: US sends more arms against Iran threat

Stakes are high as Iran seeks to secure influence through Iraq, Syria and Lebanon in so-called 'Shia crescent'.

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Algeria and Morocco urged to assist Syrian refugees

UN urges both countries to take action to assure safe passage to 41 Syrian refugees stranded along the border for weeks.

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Lebanon calls for ban of Wonder Woman 2017 movie

Economy ministry says it seeks to ban the latest Wonder Woman film, because its lead actress is an Israeli.

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Turkey declares curfew in 43 villages in Diyarbakir

Turkish government launches security operation against PKK, declares curfew in four southeastern districts.

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Blasts strike Baghdad days into Ramadan, killing 27

Two attacks in the space of 12 hours roil Iraqi capital, with ISIL claim of first explosion at a busy ice cream parlour.

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Baghdad: Car bomb hits Karrada ice cream shop, 15 dead

ISIL car bomb also wounds at least 30 people as they gathered to enjoy a Ramadan evening after breaking their fast.

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Amnesty condemns activist deportation to Saudi Arabia

Qatar said the deportation took place on May 24 and was based on legal procedures and regional agreements.

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