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Russian forces kill '120 ISIL fighters' in Syria's east

Large number of fighters, including foreign mercenaries, killed in air raids in Deir Az Zor, Russian officials say.

Deir Az Zor

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Iran's Zarif slams US 'addiction' to sanctions

Foreign minister says that Iran could withdraw from nuclear deal in the event of US breaches.

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US agrees to sell THAAD missile defence to Saudi Arabia

The possible sale of the advanced system can go ahead if congress does not object within 30 days.

THAAD interceptor

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Erdogan: Turkey backing FSA rebels in new Idlib push

Turkish president says operation in province largely controlled Hay'et Tahrir al-Sham is led by the Free Syrian Army.

Idlib push

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Reports: Attack foiled near Saudi palace in Jeddah

US Embassy in Saudi Arabia cautions citizens after unconfirmed reports of foiled attack near Al Salam Palace in Jeddah.

Jeddah

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Saudi rejects UN blacklisting over Yemen child deaths

Saudi Arabia dismisses UN report criticising its role in the Yemen war, says its figures are inaccurate and misleading'.

Abdallah al-Mouallimi

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US military halts exercises over Qatar-Gulf crisis

Joint army drills with Gulf Arab allies cancelled 'out of respect for the concept of inclusiveness', US army says.

Gulf Arab allies

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UN blacklists Saudi-led alliance for Yemen child deaths

Saudi-led alliance added to the UN chief's annual list of shame for killing and maiming 683 children during 2016.

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Jalal Talabani laid to rest in Sulaimaniyah funeral

Media close to Iraq's central government critical of funeral ceremony 'because coffin was not draped by the Iraqi flag'.

The coffin of former Iraqi President Talabani

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Iraq: What is the strategic importance of Hawija?

The capture of Hawija leaves just one remaining area under ISIL's control in Iraq.

outskirts of Hawija

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US-backed rebels oust ISIL fighters 'with little damage' after a 'large-scale' push to seize Syria's biggest oilfield.

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