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Shi'ite militias launch counter-offensive against IS

Shi'ite Muslim militiamen and Iraqi army forces launched a counter-offensive against Islamic State insurgents near Ramadi on Saturday, a militia spokesman said, aiming to reverse potentially devastating gains by the jihadi militants.

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Thousands of Yemeni troops side with President Hadi

The Yemeni commander of a vast military district covering half the country's border with Saudi Arabia pledged support to Saudi-backed President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi on Sunday, local officials said. The announcement puts at l

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Yemeni president's forces seize Aden airport

Supporters of Yemeni President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi seized Aden's international airport on Thursday after battles with rival forces that left at least six people dead, a local official and medics said. Hadi's troops depl

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Yemeni president's forces seize Aden airport

Supporters of Yemeni President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi seized Aden's international airport on Thursday after battles with rival forces that left at least six people dead, a local official and medics said. Hadi's troops depl

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US troops likely needed in Iraq to battle IS: Hagel

Outgoing Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said in an interview on Friday the United States might eventually need to send non-combat ground troops to Iraq to help turn back Islamic State forces. Hagel, who announced his resignation un

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France deploys 10,000 troops at home after Paris attack

France will deploy 10,000 soldiers on home soil by Tuesday and post almost 5,000 extra police officers to protect Jewish sites after the killing of 17 people by Islamist militants in Paris last week, officials said. Speaking a day

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Iran ready to provide Iraq with arms to fight 'terror'

Tehran has not received a request from Baghdad to supply it with weapons but is ready to do so if asked, Iran's deputy foreign minister said on Tuesday during a visit to Moscow. Hossein Amir-Abdollahian said that Tehran had no

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Iranian army enters Iraq as US explores options

Iran's elite Revolutionary Guards are fighting alongside Iraqi troops against militants in northern Iraq. Tehran's direct involvement in Iraq's battle comes as leading Shi'ite cleric Grand Ayatollah Ali Al Sistani

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Army deployed in Assam as violence leaves 31 dead

India deployed troops to the state of Assam on Saturday after 31 Muslims were gunned down in three days of what police said were attacks by tribal militants who resent the presence of immigrants from neighboring Bangladesh. The un

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Russia playing out 'Crimean act' in E. Ukraine

Separatist action in eastern Ukraine where pro-Russia demonstrators have occupied public buildings shows a "second stage" of special operations by Russia is under way aimed at breaking up Ukraine, its interim president said on Monday.

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