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Iran-Iraq earthquake: Rescuers in race for survivors

Aid agencies, Turkey send help as death toll reaches more than 400 after 7.3 magnitude tremor hits Iran and Iraq.

Iran-Iraq earthquake

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Saad Hariri says he will return to Lebanon in days

Eight days after his shock resignation, Lebanese PM denies rumours he is being held against his will in Saudi Arabia.

Beirut cafe

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Iran-Iraq earthquake: More than 300 die in heavy tremor

Powerful 7.3 magnitude tremor strikes Iran-Iraq border, killing at least 61 people on Iranian side, state media says.

Sulaymaniyah

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Palestinians mark anniversary of Arafat's death in Gaza

Residents of Gaza have commemorated the 13th anniversary of the death of Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat, founder of the Fatah movement. Organisers hailed the event as a national day of unity.

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Mass graves 'of ISIL victims' found in Iraq's Hawijah

At least 400 suspected ISIL victims, many wearing prison uniforms, found buried at military base formerly used by ISIL.

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Iran rejects Macron's call for talks on missile issue

Iran says defence affairs not negotiable in response to President Macron's call for dialogue over its missile programme.

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Hariri 'held for refusing to confront Hezbollah'

Sources tell Reuters that Saudi Arabia is looking to replace PM Hariri over his unwillingness to oppose Hezbollah.

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Iran rejects involvement in Bahrain pipeline blast

Tehran calls allegations it targeted an oil pipeline near Bahrain's capital 'baseless and cheap'.

Bahrain pipeline blast

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EU and UN: Saudi easing of Yemen blockade not enough

The EU's commissioner for humanitarian aid and crisis management, said that more steps were needed.

Cargo ship

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Iraqi forces advance on ISIL-held Rawa in Anbar

Fighters believed to be holding 10,000 civilians hostage in Euphrates Valley town of Rawa as they lose nearby villages.

The Rawa operation

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Citizens should 'carefully consider' travel due to 'terrorist' threats and cross-border violence, State Department says.

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