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World News: New US air raid on Hashd commander in Iraq kills medics instead

There has been another air raid on a convoy in Iraq, reportedly targeting fighters from the Iraqi Popular Mobilisation Forces (PMF). The attack took place...

World News: Iran warns of revenge for US killing of Soleimani

Iran's supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has called for three days of national mourning after a US attack killed a senior commander of Iran's...

World News: Iran’s Qassem Soleimani killed in US air raid at Baghdad airport

General Qassem Soleimani, the head of Iran's elite Quds Force and architect of its regional security apparatus, has been killed following a US air...

World News: Turkey’s parliament approves military deployment to Libya

Turkey's parliament has approved a bill to deploy troops to Libya in support of the embattled United Nations-recognised Government of National Accord (GNA), paving...

World News: Netanyahu to seek parliamentary immunity in corruption cases

Israel's prime minister says he will seek parliamentary immunity in three corruption cases. It is a rare and contentious move and it is...

World News: US embassy protesters in Iraq ‘told to withdraw’

Supporters and members of the Iranian-backed Popular Mobilisation Forces, who have gathered outside the US embassy in Iraq, have been told to leave by...

World News: US carries out air raids in Iraq, Syria against Hezbollah

The US military carried out "defensive strikes" in Iraq and Syria against the Kataib Hezbollah armed group, the Pentagon said, two days after a...

World News: Ukraine government and separatists begin prisoners swap

Ukraine and pro-Russia separatists in the country's east have begun swapping prisoners. It is the second major release since Kyiv and Moscow agreed to exchange...

World News: Yemen: Blast hits military parade in al-Dhalea, kills 7

At least seven people have died in Yemen after a blast hit a military graduation parade. Yemen's Security Belt Forces say the explosion took place...

World News: Dozens killed in Mogadishu car bomb attack: Police

At least 30 people have been killed in a car bomb attack in the Somali capital Mogadishu. Dozens more are feared dead in the blast...

World News: Former Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf sentenced to death

Pakistan's former President Pervez Musharraf has been sentenced to death in a treason case. It relates to a nationwide emergency he imposed in November...

World News: Lebanon’s president delays consultations to name prime minister

Lebanon's president has postponed the process of picking a new Prime Minister, until Thursday. The news comes after another night of violence, security forces...

World News: UN Climate Summit: COP25 negotiators reach climate deal

A deal has been reached at the United Nations Climate Summit (COP25) in Spain after a two-day deadlock. The talks were aimed at deciding how...

World News: Sudan’s Omar al-Bashir sentenced to 2 years for corruption

Sudan's former President Omar al-Bashir has been sentenced to two years in prison on financial irregularity charges in the first of several cases against...

World News: Trump impeachment: Committee sends charges to full House for vote

A key committee of the US House of Representatives voted along party lines on Friday to approve two articles of impeachment against Donald Trump, charging...

World News: Ex-PM Tebboune elected Algeria’s new president

In Algeria, former Prime Minister Abdelmadjid Tebboune has been declared the winner of Thursday's presidential vote. Preliminary results show he won 58 percent of the...

World News: ‘No ifs, no buts’: Johnson says Brexit by January 31

Prime Minister Boris Johnson's party has claimed an emphatic victory in the UK’s general election - seen as a critical juncture in the Brexit...

World News: Jeremy Corbyn to resign as Labour leader after election defeat

The main opposition Labour Party is expected to win fewer than 200 seats - losing many in its traditional heartland. Its leader Jeremy Corbyn acknowledged...

World News: Boris Johnson scores landslide win in UK general election

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson's decision to call a snap election looks to have paid off. Official results from Thursday's vote are coming in but...

World News: India’s Parliament approves contentious citizenship bill

India's Parliament has approved a controversial citizenship bill that grants citizenship to minorities facing persecution from three neighbouring countries - but excludes Muslims. A day...

World News: Former Saudi consul-general accused in Khashoggi murder case

The State Department has just announced that Mohammed Al-Otaibi - the former consul-general of Saudi Arabia in Istanbul - is accused of gross human...

World News: Russia faces 4-year ban from Olympics

Russia has been accused of manipulating laboratory data, which was handed over to investigators. A key panel recommended banning Russia from hosting or competing...

World News: Tourists injured after volcanic eruption in New Zealand

New Zealand's Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has said there were about 100 people on the island at the time of the volcanic eruption. Al...

World News: US House to draft impeachment charges against Trump: Pelosi

US House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Thursday said she has instructed the House Judiciary Committee to draft articles of impeachment against President...

World News: Iraq parliament approves PM Adel Abdul Mahdi’s resignation

On Friday, an embattled Adel Abdul Mahdi formally submitted his offer to step down following the killing of more than 50 demonstrators by the...

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