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Syria Kurds Demand Coalition Act to Halt Turkish Raids

A commander for Kurdish forces battling jihadists in northern Syria urged the U.S.-led coalition backing the offensive to prevent further Turkish strikes on their forces.

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Iraq Forces in Push to Retake UNESCO-Listed Hatra

Iraqi forces on Tuesday launched a fresh push southwest of Mosul to retake the Hatra area, which includes a U.N.-listed World Heritage site, a statement said.

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Iraq Forces Retake Large Mosul Neighborhood from IS

Iraqi forces retook full control of one the largest neighborhoods of west Mosul Tuesday from the Islamic State group after a week of intense fighting, a top commander said.

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Iraqi Kurds Call Deadly Turkish Strike 'Unacceptable'

Iraq's autonomous Kurdistan region on Tuesday said Turkish air strikes in which six of its security forces were killed overnight were "unacceptable."

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Netanyahu Snubs German Foreign Minister in NGO Row

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu canceled talks on Tuesday with Germany's foreign minister in a rare move after the visiting diplomat declined to call off meetings with rights groups critical of Israel's government.

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Turkish Strike in Iraq Kills Six Kurdish Security Forces

Turkish air strikes targeting local armed groups in northern Iraq killed six members of Kurdish security forces in an apparent accident on Tuesday, a senior official said.

"Six people were martyred, five from the peshmerga and the sixth from asayish," Lieutenant General Jabbar Yawar, secretary general of the peshmerga ministry in Iraq's autonomous Kurdish government, told AFP.

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Strikes on Northwest Syria Kill 12, Damage Field Clinic

Air strikes on a rebel-held village in northwest Syria early Tuesday killed 12 people and put a nearby field clinic out of service, a monitor said. 

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'March for Bread' Protesters Reach Key Yemen Port

Yemeni protesters reached the Red Sea city of Hodeida Tuesday, ending a weeklong march from the capital to demand the rebel-held port be declared a humanitarian zone. 

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Toll in Turkish Strikes on Syria Kurds Rises to 18

The toll in Turkish air strikes on Kurdish forces in northeast Syria on Tuesday rose to 18 killed, according to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights.

"The dead are fighters and media officials from the People's Protection Units (YPG)," said Observatory head Rami Abdel Rahman, who had earlier reported a toll of three people killed in the dawn raids. 

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ICC Unveils Arrest Warrant for ex-Gadhafi Security Chief

International judges on Monday unsealed an arrest warrant for Libya's former security chief, accusing him of carrying out war crimes in 2011 to quash opposition to late dictator Moamer Gadhafi.

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