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‘An eye for an eye’: Missile strikes near Israeli nuclear reactor, prompting retaliation

‘An eye for an eye’: Missile strikes near Israeli nuclear reactor, prompting retaliation

Iran, which maintains troops and proxies in Syria, accused Israel of a recent attack on its Natanz nuclear facility - and vowed revenge.

  • by Josef Federman

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Iran rattled as Israel repeatedly strikes key targets

Iran rattled as Israel repeatedly strikes key targets

The steady drumbeat of attacks, which intelligence officials said were carried out by Israel, highlighted the seeming ease with which Israeli intelligence was able to reach deep inside Iran’s borders.

  • by Ben Hubbard, Farnaz Fassihi and Ronen Bergman
Is Dubai Princess Latifa still alive? The UN wants proof

Is Dubai Princess Latifa still alive? The UN wants proof

The 13 experts, including members of a panel that deals with enforced disappearances, are calling for Latifa’s immediate release.

  • by Nick Cumming-Bruce
Cheered by vaccine success, Israel’s masks come off

Cheered by vaccine success, Israel’s masks come off

With about 56 per cent of the Israeli population fully vaccinated against COVID-19, the country has begun to ease health restrictions.

  • by Isabel Kershner
Scores injured, 11 killed in Egypt train crash

Scores injured, 11 killed in Egypt train crash

At least eight train wagons ran off the railway line in the accident north of Cairo.

  • by Samy Magdy
Iran state television names suspect in Natanz nuclear facility attack

Iran state television names suspect in Natanz nuclear facility attack

Iran says the alleged saboteur fled the country an hour before it’s nuclear facility was damaged.

  • by Kareem Fahim
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Little to show for allied involvement in Afghanistan

Little to show for allied involvement in Afghanistan

The withdrawal of troops once again leaves Afghans at the mercy of the Taliban.

  • by Amin Saikal
‘It didn’t need a redesign’: Iraqis hit out at plan to rebuild Mosul mosque destroyed by IS

‘It didn’t need a redesign’: Iraqis hit out at plan to rebuild Mosul mosque destroyed by IS

Al Nouri mosque gained global notoriety in 2014 as the site where Abu Bakr Al Baghdadi anointed himself head of a restored caliphate.

  • by Campbell MacDiarmid
Yemeni model ‘abducted from the street’ after doing photoshoot without hijab

Yemeni model ‘abducted from the street’ after doing photoshoot without hijab

Entesar Al-Hammadi was arrested in the Yemeni capital in February with two friends as they travelled to a film set.

  • by James Rothwell
Biden’s top diplomat in Afghanistan to sell US troop withdrawal decision

Biden’s top diplomat in Afghanistan to sell US troop withdrawal decision

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken made an unannounced visit to sell Afghan leaders and a wary public on President Joe Biden’s decision to withdraw all American troops from the country.

Egypt seizes the Ever Given, says owner owes $US900m over Suez Canal blockage

Egypt seizes the Ever Given, says owner owes $US900m over Suez Canal blockage

“The vessel is now officially impounded,” Lieutenant General Osama Rabie told Egypt’s state-run television. “They do not want to pay anything.”

  • by Samy Magdy