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'Told Donald Trump US-Iran war would be disastrous': Pakistani prime minister Imran Khan claims conflict will cause 'global poverty'
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'Told Donald Trump US-Iran war would be disastrous': Pakistani prime minister Imran Khan claims conflict will cause 'global poverty'

Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan on Wednesday said he has told US President Donald Trump that a war with Iran would have disastrous consequences

Donald Trump doubles down on threat to attack Iran's cultural sites, warns Iraq of levying punishing sanctions if US troops are expelled
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Donald Trump doubles down on threat to attack Iran's cultural sites, warns Iraq of levying punishing sanctions if US troops are expelled

President Donald Trump insisted Sunday that Iranian cultural sites were fair game for the US military, dismissing concerns within his own administration that doing so would constitute a war crime under international law

In blowback to Soleimani's death, Iran draws out of 2015 nuclear deal, says no limits on enrichment; Iraqi Parliament calls for expulsion of foreign troops
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In blowback to Soleimani's death, Iran draws out of 2015 nuclear deal, says no limits on enrichment; Iraqi Parliament calls for expulsion of foreign troops

The blowback over the US killing of a top Iranian general mounted Sunday as Iran announced it will no longer abide by the limits contained in the 2015 nuclear deal and Iraq's Parliament called for the expulsion of all American troops from Iraqi soil

Qassem Soleimani death: Amid escalating tensions over US embassy attack, Donald Trump opted for extreme measure of killing Iranian general
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Qassem Soleimani death: Amid escalating tensions over US embassy attack, Donald Trump opted for extreme measure of killing Iranian general

In the chaotic days leading to the death of Major General Qassem Soleimani, Iran’s most powerful commander, top American military officials put the option of killing him — which they viewed as the most extreme response to recent Iranian-led violence in Iraq — on the menu they presented to President Donald Trump. They didn’t think he would take it.

‘USA wants no more threats’: Donald Trump says Washington will target 52 Iranian sites if Tehran retaliates over Qassem Soleimani's death
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‘USA wants no more threats’: Donald Trump says Washington will target 52 Iranian sites if Tehran retaliates over Qassem Soleimani's death

President Donald Trump issued a stark warning to Iran on Saturday, threatening to hit dozens of targets in the Islamic Republic 'very fast and very hard' if it retaliates for the targeted killing of the head of Iran's elite Quds Force

US, Iran exchange military threats after killing of Qassem Soleimani; Democrats question timing of attack
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US, Iran exchange military threats after killing of Qassem Soleimani; Democrats question timing of attack

The United States and Iran exchanged escalating military threats on Friday as President Donald Trump warned that he was “prepared to take whatever action is necessary” if Iran threatened Americans and Iran’s supreme leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, vowed to exact vengeance for the killing on Trump’s order of Iran’s most valued general

Donald Trump says aim of killing Qassem Soleimani was to 'stop a war', not start one; sends 3,000 more troops to West Asia
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Donald Trump says aim of killing Qassem Soleimani was to 'stop a war', not start one; sends 3,000 more troops to West Asia

President Donald Trump said on Friday he ordered the killing of a top Iranian general “to stop a war,” not start one, but in the tense aftermath the Pentagon braced for retaliation by sending more troops to West Asia

Qassem Soleimani's assassination marks decisive moment in US-Iran confrontation, will have global repercussions
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Qassem Soleimani's assassination marks decisive moment in US-Iran confrontation, will have global repercussions

The death of that one man marks a moment of decisive confrontation between the United States and Iran, with enormous consequences for the region, and the world beyond.

Twitterati makes #WWIII trend after US kills top Iranian commander Soleimani in airstrike on Baghdad international airport
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Twitterati makes #WWIII trend after US kills top Iranian commander Soleimani in airstrike on Baghdad international airport

The killing of top Iranian commander Qassem Soleimani in a US strike at Baghdad's international airport and Tehran's vow of revenge in response on Friday morning caused Twitterati, nervous about the possible outbreak of conflict between Washington and Tehran culminating in World War III, to do what they do best: post memes, pictures and videos on social media and get #WWIII trending.

Iran's Qassem Soleimani dead: Hard-liner top general stoked violence in Iraq, then mediated the conflict to stay indispensable
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Iran's Qassem Soleimani dead: Hard-liner top general stoked violence in Iraq, then mediated the conflict to stay indispensable

In July 2018, after President Donald Trump warned Iran’s president not to threaten the United States, a rejoinder came not from the Iranian leader but from a shadowy military figure perhaps just as powerful.

US slaps sanctions on Turkey, demands Ankara end assault against Kurdish militants as Syrian regime returns to north
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US slaps sanctions on Turkey, demands Ankara end assault against Kurdish militants as Syrian regime returns to north

The United States slapped sanctions on Turkey Monday as it demanded an end to the deadly incursion against Syrian Kurdish fighters

US to withdraw remaining 1,000 troops from north Syria after Turkey steps up assault; Damascus strikes deal to redeploy Kurdish forces along border
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US to withdraw remaining 1,000 troops from north Syria after Turkey steps up assault; Damascus strikes deal to redeploy Kurdish forces along border

The United States said on Sunday it will withdraw its remaining 1,000 troops from northern Syria in the face of a Turkish offensive and Syria’s army struck a deal with Kurdish forces to redeploy along its border with Turkey

United Nations says Turkey's deadly assault on Kurdish positions in northeast Syria could displace up to 400,000
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United Nations says Turkey's deadly assault on Kurdish positions in northeast Syria could displace up to 400,000

The UN said that there were many other humanitarian consequences to the military assault, which is being conducted on multiple fronts along the border

Turkey steps up assault against Kurdish militants in northern Syria defying threats of US sanctions, international protests
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Turkey steps up assault against Kurdish militants in northern Syria defying threats of US sanctions, international protests

Turkish soldiers and militia allies battled their way into a strategic Kurdish border town as they stepped up their assault on northeastern Syria in defiance of mounting international protests and threats of US sanctions

Turkey to continue operation against Kurdish militants in northern Syria despite 'threats', says Recep Tayyip Erdogan
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Turkey to continue operation against Kurdish militants in northern Syria despite 'threats', says Recep Tayyip Erdogan

Turkey will not stop its operation against Kurdish militants in northern Syria, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Friday, dismissing what he called 'threats' from other countries.

'We can come any night without warning,' warns Recep Tayyip Erdogan as US pullout leaves Kurdish militants in Syria vulnerable
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'We can come any night without warning,' warns Recep Tayyip Erdogan as US pullout leaves Kurdish militants in Syria vulnerable

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Monday that his army was ready to launch operations against Kurdish militants in Syria at any moment following the US announcement that it would not stand in the way.

United Nations to investigate attacks on humanitarian facilities in northwest Syria, says Secretary-General Antonio Guterres
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United Nations to investigate attacks on humanitarian facilities in northwest Syria, says Secretary-General Antonio Guterres

The United Nations will investigate several attacks on UN-supported facilities and other civilian sites in northwest Syria, Secretary-General Antonio Guterres announced on Thursday.

UN humanitarian chief on Syria: Take action to end 'bloody onslaught', else it will create worst humanitarian disaster
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UN humanitarian chief on Syria: Take action to end 'bloody onslaught', else it will create worst humanitarian disaster

The UN humanitarian chief urged the Security Council to take action to end the 'bloody onslaught' in Syria's last opposition-held stronghold, warning that continued violence could create the worst humanitarian disaster of the 21st century.

Syrian girl, who clinged on to her baby sister's t-shirt in heart-breaking air-bombing photo, dies after saving younger one's life
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Syrian girl, who clinged on to her baby sister's t-shirt in heart-breaking air-bombing photo, dies after saving younger one's life

The picture went viral on social media networks: two dust-covered Syrian girls, trapped in rubble, grab their baby sister from her shirt as she dangles from a bombed-out building.

Air strikes by Syria and Russia kill 28 people in embattled Idlib despite ceasefire announced by Moscow
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Air strikes by Syria and Russia kill 28 people in embattled Idlib despite ceasefire announced by Moscow

Assad Regime and Russian airstrikes have killed 28 people including seven civilians in embattled Idlib, Northwest Syria