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US urges Kurds to call off independence vote

Washington officials fear referendum will disrupt war against ISIL and hurt Iraqi PM al-Abadi's re-election chances.

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Iraqi forces attack ISIL in Akashat near Syria border

Offensive in Akashat, which is supported by US-led air alliance, aims to tighten Iraq's hold on its border with Syria.

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Egypt court upholds ex-president Morsi's life sentence

Top appeals court makes the final ruling, accusing the overthrown president for leaking secret state documents to Qatar.

Mohamed Morsi

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Iraqi Kurdish parliament backs independence referendum

Kurdish parliament agrees to go ahead with the September 25 vote despite opposition from central government in Baghdad.

Iraqi Kurdish parliament

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Rights groups slam Saudi arrests of religious figures

Amnesty International and HRW denounce 'politically motivated' recent detentions of religious scholars and preachers.

religious figures

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Assad forces advance against ISIL in central Syria

Syrian troops have been on the offensive against ISIL in central Syria for weeks under the cover of Russian air attack.

al-Bogheliyah, in Deir Az Zor

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Syria diplomatic talks: A timeline

MWC News tracks the diplomatic initiatives aimed at resolving the six-year war in Syria.

Syrian chief negotiator Bashar al-Jaafari

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Final de-escalation zones agreed on in Astana

Iran, Turkey and Russia unveil plan in Astana calling for end to hostilities in zones in mainly opposition-held areas.

 de-escalation zones

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Turkey's President Erdogan hosts Qatar's emir

Turkey's leader holds talks with the Qatari emir at his presidential palace in Ankara.

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UN to expand role in south Yemen

UN coordinator urges more assistance to southern provinces amid conflict and worsening humanitarian situation.

food shortages

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