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Marketplace air strikes ‘kill 80’ in Syria

The BBC reports: “Syrian activists say at least 80 people have died in government air strikes on a marketplace in the rebel-held town of Douma, near Damascus. Around 200 people were reportedly injured in the attack. Government forces have been … Continue reading

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Kabul hit by bomb attacks

The BBC reports on recent violence in the Afghan capital: “At least 35 people have died and hundreds more have been wounded in separate bomb attacks over the last 24 hours in the Afghan capital Kabul. A suicide bomber blew … Continue reading

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Suicide bomber strikes market in Afghanistan

The Washington Post reports on a suicide attack in Afghanistan: “A suicide blast tore through a crowded market in northwestern Afghanistan on Wednesday, killing more than a dozen people in an area where government forces have clashed recently with Taliban … Continue reading

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Don’t rule out a full-scale conflict in this tug of war

Hussein Ibish, a writer at The National, comments on the recent outbreak of violence between Israel and Hizbollah and the potential for this to develop into a larger conflict: The latest flare-up of violence between Israel and Hizbollah along both the … Continue reading

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