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Ollie Ryan Tucker

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Syrian rebels continue to be bombarded

A February military offensive aimed at breaking the resolve of Damascus’ last rebel pockets has resulted in a humanitarian catastrophe, with 400,000 Syrians trapped...
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Ollie Ryan Tucker examines terror charges against a British anti-ISIS fighter

James Matthews, a British volunteer who fought with the Kurdish YPG in Syria against ISIS, will be charged with a terror offence, Metropolitan Police...
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Iran: protests threaten status quo

On 28 December protests began across Iranian cities, with crowds chanting varied slogans expressing their frustration, both political and economic. Some cities saw explicitly...
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Hundreds dead after bombing in Sinai

At least 311 people have been left dead after Islamist militants attacked a mosque in Sinai, north- east Egypt. The attack took place during...
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Saudi-Lebanon rift grows

Lebanon and the wider region were left stunned by a series of bizarre events surrounding the Prime Minister, Saad Hariri, and Saudi Arabia. Though reaction...
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8 dead in Manhattan terror attack

A truck attack has killed at least eight in lower Manhattan after the driver mowed down pedestrians on a cycle path. The driver, Sayfullo...