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Tensions rise after Iraq Kurds' independence vote

The vote in the autonomous Kurdish region of northern Iraq and some disputed areas is non-binding and will not lead automatically to independence, but is seen by the Kurds as a major step towards a long-cherished dream of statehood

The vote in the autonomous Kurdish region of northern Iraq and some disputed areas is ...

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Tensions rise after Iraq Kurds' independence vote

The judge rules that Kadri Gursel, one of Turkey's most respected journalists, could go ...

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Top Turkey journalist released after almost year in jail

Israel continues to build settlements 'at a high rate,' in defiance of UN Security ...

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Israel builds settlements 'at high rate' – UN

(3rd UPDATE) The non-binding vote on the Kurds' long-cherished dream of independence, ...

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Iraq Kurds defy Baghdad in historic independence vote

Authorities believe it is the first time that a fighter from the affluent city-state has ...

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Singapore ISIS fighter challenges Prince Harry in video

Trump is due to report to Congress on October 15 on whether Iran is still complying with ...

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Trump casts doubt over Iran nuclear deal after missile test

'The liberation of Aleppo and Palmyra, the lifting of the seige of Deir Ezzor and the ...

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Syria at UN says 'victory is now within reach'

State television carries footage of the launch of the Khoramshahr missile, which was ...

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Iran tests new medium-range missile, defying US warnings

'We can now conclusively say that the bomb that killed Buthaina's parents and siblings, ...

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US-made bomb used in fatal strike on Yemen children – Amnesty

'We will strengthen not only our missiles but also our air, land and sea forces... When ...

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Iran's Rouhani vows to boost missiles despite U.S. criticism