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Libyan Navy Says More than 300 Migrants Rescued

The Libyan navy said Sunday 335 migrants had been rescued and one body recovered in separate operations off the coast, as they tried to cross the Mediterranean to reach Europe.

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'Dozens Killed' as Syria Regime Forces Battle Jihadists

Pro-regime forces were locked in heavy fighting with insurgents Sunday near a jihadist-run town in northwestern Syria, leaving dozens of combatants dead, a war monitor said.

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Car Bomb Kills Kurdish Police Officer in Northeast Syria

A car bomb killed a police officer and wounded two other people Sunday in the Kurdish-majority city of Qamishli in northeast Syria, police said, the second such attack in just over a month.

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Yemen Huthi Rebels Appoint 'Ambassador' in Tehran

Yemen's Iran-linked Huthi rebels have appointed an "ambassador" in Tehran, a step condemned by the internationally recognized government as a breach of international laws.

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3 Killed as Israel Fires on 'Armed' Gazans after Rocket Attack

Israel said it opened fire on armed Palestinians on Gaza's border overnight and Hamas's health ministry reported three dead Sunday, the latest in a series of incidents along the tense barrier.

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Syria Regime Strikes Kill Mother, 6 of Her Children

Regime air strikes on Saturday killed a woman and six of her children in northwest Syria, a war monitor said, a day after Russian bombardment pummelled a nearby displacement camp.

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Separatists Vacate Key Offices in Yemen's Aden

Southern separatists vacated key public buildings in Yemen's second city Aden on Saturday that they had seized from unionist forces loyal to President Abedrabbo Mansour Hadi, his information minister said.

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Israeli Warplanes Hit Gaza after Palestinian Rocket Attack

Israeli warplanes struck at least three targets in the Gaza Strip early on Saturday but caused no apparent casualties, a Palestinian security source said.

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Airstrikes Kill 15 Civilians in Northwest Syria

Air strikes Friday by Syria's regime and its Russian ally killed 15 civilians, most of them in a camp for the displaced in Idlib province, a war monitor said. 

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U.S.-Turkey Syria Operations Center Starts Next Week

A U.S.-Turkey operations center aimed at creating a safe zone in northern Syria to manage tensions between Ankara and a U.S.-backed Kurdish militia will be fully operational next week,  the Turkish defense minister said Friday.

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