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Deadly clashes between Armenia and Azerbaijan in Nagorno-Karabakh explained

Deadly clashes between Armenia and Azerbaijan in Nagorno-Karabakh explained

Soldiers carry coffins during a funeral for soldiers killed in the Nagorno-Karabakh war at a military cemetery in the Armenian capital Yerevan, March 2, 2021. Aris Messinis/AFP via Getty Images hide caption toggle title Aris Messinis/AFP via Getty Images Soldiers carry coffins during a funeral for soldiers killed in the Nagorno-Karabakh war at a military …

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At least 24 killed in border clashes between Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan

At least 24 killed in border clashes between Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan

Despite the ceasefire, Kyrgyzstan reported “heavy fighting” with Tajikistan over the disputed border. Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan have blamed each other for fighting on the border that has killed at least 24 people, injured dozens and prompted mass evacuations. Kyrgyzstan’s health ministry said earlier on Saturday that 24 bodies had been transported to hospitals in Batken …

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Deadly clashes erupt between Armenia and Azerbaijan

Deadly clashes erupt between Armenia and Azerbaijan

Azerbaijan has reported heavy losses of its troops after a massive border clash with Armenia. Armenia and Azerbaijan have reported new border clashes that have resulted in the death of an unspecified number of Azerbaijani troops. The fighting that erupted earlier on Tuesday marked the latest outbreak between the main foes, who have fought a …

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Sadr calls on supporters to end Baghdad protests after violent clashes

Sadr calls on supporters to end Baghdad protests after violent clashes

Sadr calls on supporters to end protests Iran closes borders ahead of Shiite pilgrimage next month 22 killed in Baghdad clashes; worst in years Violence erupts after Sadr announces his withdrawal from politics BAGHDAD, Aug 30 (Reuters) – Iraqi powerful cleric Moqtada al-Sadr ordered his followers to end protests in central Baghdad on Tuesday to …

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Iraqi cleric tells loyalists to leave streets after clashes

Iraqi cleric tells loyalists to leave streets after clashes

BAGHDAD (AP) — An influential Iraqi cleric called on his supporters to withdraw on Tuesday from the capital’s government district, where two days of violence with security forces led to a deep political crisis across the country upgrade. In a televised address, Muqtada al-Sadr gave his supporters an hour to leave – within minutes some …

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Iraq's powerful al-Sadr quits politics and clashes erupt, two killed

Iraq’s powerful al-Sadr quits politics and clashes erupt, two killed

Sadr supporters storm government headquarters Pastor’s loyalist, Iran-backed rival throws stones Political gridlock puts Iraq’s recovery in limbo Clergy wants parliament dissolved, early elections Baghdad, Aug. 29 (Reuters) – Iraq’s powerful Shiite Muslim cleric Moqtada al-Sadr’s decision to quit politics over a political deadlock has sparked support for his supporters Clashes with supporters of an …

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Violent clashes between rival militias in Libyan capital Tripoli leave at least 23 dead, 140 wounded

Violent clashes between rival militias in Libyan capital Tripoli leave at least 23 dead, 140 wounded

Overnight, fierce fighting broke out in the capital, rival factions exchanged fire, and several loud explosions resounded throughout the city. Pictures and videos circulating on social media showed the extent of the clashes, with dozens of buildings including homes destroyed and several cars smashed and burned. The UN-backed Government of National Unity (GNU) said on …

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