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Iraq Since the US-Led Invasion of 2003

US-led forces invaded Saddam Hussein's Iraq in 2003 after claims it was harbouring weapons of mass destruction.

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30 Years since First Palestinian Intifada Erupted

Thirty years ago, on December 9, 1987, the first intifada or popular Palestinian uprising broke out, inflaming the occupied territories for six years.

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Trump's Jerusalem Move Brings Little Change, Big Risk

U.S. President Donald Trump's recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital may bring little immediate concrete change but risks sparking another round of violence in a conflict that has lasted decades.

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Jerusalem: City of Prayer and Conflict

U.S. President Donald Trump recognized Jerusalem as Israel's capital on Wednesday in a move that upturns decades of precedent and runs counter to international consensus.

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Yemen since Saleh's Departure

A timeline of the conflict in Yemen since a 2011 uprising that toppled president Ali Abdullah Saleh, whose former Huthi rebel allies said Monday had been killed.

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Prodigal Son: Saleh Saudi Overture Tips Yemen Balance

The prodigal son has returned: strongman Ali Abdullah Saleh's political swivel towards Riyadh could change the face and future of the war in Yemen, isolating his onetime allies the Huthis.

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Yemen Rebel Alliance Teeters as Strongman Turns to Saudis

The rebel alliance controlling Yemen's capital appeared to be crumbling Saturday as a strongman opposed to the internationally recognised government reached out to the Saudi-led coalition fighting the insurgents.

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Gaza's Bloody Hamas-Fatah Quasi Civil War

Gaza's quasi civil war of 2006-2007 killed hundreds of people and opened rifts between Palestinian political movements Fatah and Hamas which are still felt today.

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Thousands of Foreign Troops in Syria _ But Will They Leave?

Syria's long-running civil war may be winding down slowly, but the country is awash in weapons and a confounding array of local militias and thousands of foreign troops, some of which may never leave.

With crucial aid from allies Iran and Russia, President Bashar Assad has regained control over large areas of Syria in advances that appear to have put to rest the possibility of a military overthrow, at least for now. But his rule is extremely reliant on continued assistance from Iranian-sponsored militias, which have spread across the war-ravaged country.

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The Disputed Partition of Palestine 70 Years Ago

The UN plan that partitioned Palestine into two states, one Jewish and one Arab, was adopted 70 years ago.

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