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Australia urges evacuations ahead of ‘catastrophic’ fire threat

Authorities in Australia’s eastern states of Queensland and New South Wales declared a state of emergency on Monday as the region prepared for “catastrophic” fire conditions.

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Number of Syrian refugees crossing into Iraq from Syria has increased significantly, says UN

After Turkey launched its military offensive in the region, the number of refugees crossing to Iraq from northeastern Syria has increased significantly in recent times, according to the United Nations (UN).

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The Turkish Invasion of Rojava

While the international community publicly fears the brutality of the Turkish intervention in northern Syria, it unofficially welcomes this intervention as the one and only solution to bring peace to the region. The war against Syria ends with one more crime.

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Donald Trump’s suggestion of protection for Syrian oilfields sparks anger among Kurdish refugees

Donald Trump says he may keep a small force of US soldiers in Kurdish-controlled Syria to protect the region’s oilfields.

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Turkey’s relationship with NATO tested over Syria operation

Days after Turkey launched a military operation against Kurdish fighters in northeastern Syria, NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg warned Ankara against destabilising the region.

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Iranian officials discuss regional developments with the Pakistani PM

In an effort to help decrease tensions between Iran and Saudi Arabia, Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan visited Tehran today to talk with high-ranking Iranian officials.

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Erdogan ‘rolled’ spineless Trump on Syria

Over the weekend, President Donald Trump said he’d support a Turkish military excursion into northern Syria.

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Explained: Why Turkey wants a military assault on Syrian Kurds

Turkey appears poised to launch an imminent military incursion against a US-backed, Kurdish-led militia alliance in northeast Syria, setting the stage for potential bloodbath and instability across the region for years to come.

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Foreign Isis fighters in Syria ‘should face war crimes tribunal’

Foreign Islamic State fighters held in overcrowded prisons and lawless refugee camps in north-east Syria – including about 60 Britons – should be put on trial there as part of an international effort to de-radicalise the region, according to senior local officials.

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Trump ready to hear Rouhani’s proposal for security in the Persian Gulf

After days of uncertainty over the visa issue, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani is heading to New York to attend the annual gathering of the United Nations General Assembly.

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Iran will present regional security plan at UNGA: Rouhani

Warning foreign forces to ‘stay away’ from the region, Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani said that he will present a security plan for the Persian Gulf at the United Nations General Assembly this week.

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Australia offers Trump only limited commitment on Iran – PM

Australia is not getting involved with the United States in its pursuit of aims in relation to Iran, beyond a commitment to freedom of navigation in the region, Prime Minister Scott Morrison said after talks with U.S. President Donald Trump.

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Brazil deforestation rises in August, adding to Amazon fire worries

Deforestation in Brazil’s Amazon rainforest rose for the fourth straight month in August from a year earlier, according to preliminary government data released on Friday, adding to concerns over fires already ravaging the region.

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Iranian commanders hit back at Netanyahu’s recent threats

Days after the Israeli prime minister’s threat against Iran that the Israeli F-35 fighter jects can reach anywhere in the region, Iranian defense minister warns Tel Aviv of a crushing response if it start a military act against Iran. Meanwhile, a high-ranking IRGC commander says the enemies do not dare initiate any act against Iran.

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Oil tankers avoid Mideast refuelling hub after ship attacks

Oil tanker owners are avoiding sending their ships to the Middle East’s main refuelling hub after a spate of attacks on vessels in the past two months ratcheted up tensions and highlighted the growing risks of operating in the region.

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