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Kurdish leader says he fears Islamic State comeback in Iraq

A senior Kurdish official has said there are growing indications that Islamic State is trying to make a comeback after an uptick in attacks in Iraq. → Read More

Exultant crowds gather for pope's Erbil Mass, despite coronavirus

Coronavirus was the last thing on schoolteacher Gladys Koffa's mind as she waited eagerly for Pope Francis to say Mass at Franso Hariri stadium in Erbil, the capital of Iraq's autonomous Kurdish region, on Sunday. → Read More

Exultant crowds gather for pope's Erbil Mass, despite coronavirus

Coronavirus was the last thing on schoolteacher Gladys Koffa's mind as she waited eagerly for Pope Francis to say Mass at Franso Hariri stadium in Erbil, the capital of Iraq's autonomous Kurdish region, on Sunday. → Read More

'Choose - I kill you or rape you': abuse accusations surge in Ethiopia's war

The young coffee seller said she was split from family and friends by an Ethiopian soldier at the Tekeze river, taken down a path, and given a harrowing choice. → Read More

'Choose - I kill you or rape you': abuse accusations surge in Ethiopia's war

The young coffee seller said she was split from family and friends by an Ethiopian soldier at the Tekeze river, taken down a path, and given a harrowing choice. → Read More

'Choose - I kill you or rape you': abuse accusations surge in Ethiopia's war

The young coffee seller said she was split from family and friends by an Ethiopian soldier at the Tekeze river, taken down a path, and given a harrowing choice. → Read More

'Choose - I kill you or rape you': abuse accusations surge in Ethiopia's war

The young coffee seller said she was split from family and friends by an Ethiopian soldier at the Tekeze river, taken down a path, and given a harrowing choice. → Read More

In Beirut port, all of Lebanon’s ills are laid bare

The first of many warnings about a deadly cargo in Beirut's port came in February 2014, about three months after its arrival. It was made by Colonel Joseph Skaf, described by his family as a diligent customs official. → Read More

Deadly firefight in Lebanon prompts warnings of more trouble

A deadly battle between Lebanese Sunnis and Shi'ites overnight prompted warnings of more violence as the country is pushed to breaking point by a financial meltdown and political tensions. → Read More

Nightmares, flashbacks, fatigue: Beirut faces mental health crisis after blast

More than two weeks after a massive explosion tore through Beirut killing 181 people and leaving entire neighbourhoods in ruins, Sandra Abinader still jumps at the slightest sound. → Read More

U.S. calls for credible probe into 'overwhelming' Beirut blast

The United States called on Saturday for a transparent and credible investigation into the massive port blast in Beirut that killed 172 people and said Lebanon could never go back to the days "in which anything goes" at its ports and borders. → Read More

Hardened Lebanese merchants battered by Beirut blast

Sleep Comfort survived Lebanon's 15-year civil war. But nothing could have prepared the high-end family furniture business for the Beirut port blast that destroyed swathes of the capital. → Read More

A collapsing economy and a family feud pile pressure on Syria’s Assad

A feud over money in Syria’s ruling clan shows a threat to Bashar al-Assad’s authority may ultimately come, not from the battlefield, but from once loyal allies and Syria’s collapsing economy. → Read More

Special report: A collapsing economy and a family feud pile pressure on Syria's Assad

In May, Syrian tycoon Rami Makhlouf, a cousin and long-time ally of President Bashar al-Assad, took a once unimaginable step. → Read More

Stranded Lebanese desperate to rebuild after blast

Sitting amid the debris, Lebanese on Wednesday expressed their frustration at the state for abandoning them in their desperate efforts to rebuild after last week's catastrophic Beirut port explosion compounded a dire financial crisis. → Read More

Death follows refugee family from Syrian war to Beirut blast

Ahmed Staifi's wife fled the relentless bombing in neighbouring Syria only to die in the biggest explosion ever to hit Beirut. → Read More

Lebanon's cabinet under pressure as ministers quit and anger grows over Beirut blast

Lebanese called for protests outside Baabda palace on Monday to demand President Michel Aoun step down after a massive explosion that has ignited anti-government protests and resignations by several ministers, with the justice minister the latest to go. → Read More

Lebanese call for an uprising after protests rocked Beirut

Some Lebanese called on Sunday for a sustained uprising to topple their leaders amid public fury over this week's devastating explosion in Beirut, and the country's top Christian Maronite cleric said the cabinet should resign. → Read More

Furious Lebanese count their losses from blast, plan demonstration

As Beirut mourns its dead and grapples with the scale of rebuilding after this week's massive blast, some Lebanese activists planned to demonstrate in the city on Saturday, angered by the government's response to the disaster. → Read More

'Only God can help': forlorn families await Beirut blast missing

As exhausted rescuers combed wreckage to find anyone still alive from the Beirut blast, three disconsolate families camped outside the port where their loved ones were last located. → Read More