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Monica Lewinsky walks off the stage after question about Bill Clinton

Monica Lewinsky walks off the stage after question about Bill Clinton

The former White House intern turned anti-bullying advocate said she was "clearly misled" by a top-rating TV host.

  • by Ruth Eglash

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Trump warns Syria not to 'recklessly attack' Idlib
Syria

Trump warns Syria not to 'recklessly attack' Idlib

US President warns Syrian President Bashar al-Assad and his allies Iran and Russia that hundreds of thousands of people could be killed.

  • by David Shepardson
Rival Iraq groups claim blocs to form government
Iraq

Rival Iraq groups claim blocs to form government

The new government will be tasked with rebuilding the country after a three-year war with Islamic State militants.

Blasts from area of military airport shake Syrian capital
Extremism

Blasts from area of military airport shake Syrian capital

There are conflicting reports about the cause of large explosions near Damascus. Syria claims it was an accident at a munitions dump but others blame Israeli air strikes.

Condemnation greets US cut to Palestinian refugee aid
USA

Condemnation greets US cut to Palestinian refugee aid

Donald Trump's own Secretary of State Mike Pompeo had argued against the drastic funding cut at a meeting this month, but son-in-law Jared Kushner prevailed.

  • by Edward Wong
US cancels funding for UN program for Palestinian refugees
USA

US cancels funding for UN program for Palestinian refugees

Palestinian refugees will no longer receive aid from the US as part of a major reshaping of Middle East policy under President Donald Trump.

  • by Karen DeYoung and Ruth Eglash
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Fearing 'perfect storm' UN urges evacuation of civilians from Idlib

Fearing 'perfect storm' UN urges evacuation of civilians from Idlib

The special envoy to Syria, Staffan de Mistura, fears a devastating impact on nearly three million people.

  • by Jamey Keaten
Iran is complying with nuclear deal restrictions, watchdog finds
Iran

Iran is complying with nuclear deal restrictions, watchdog finds

Donald Trump sensationally pulled the US out of the nuclear deal, alleging that Iran had not complied with the terms.

  • by Francois Murphy
Syrian army reportedly preparing Idlib assault, Russia navy ready
Syria

Syrian army reportedly preparing Idlib assault, Russia navy ready

Sources say the Syrian government is preparing a phased assault on Idlib, the last rebel holdout, as NATO says it's seen a build up of Russian vessels in the area.

  • by Laila Bassam & Angus McDowall
Saudi Arabia, UAE accused in UN report on Yemen war crimes
Yemen

Saudi Arabia, UAE accused in UN report on Yemen war crimes

The military coalition led by Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates in Yemen has killed thousands of civilians in airstrikes, UN investigators said.

  • by Nick Cumming-Bruce
Iran defiant: 'no third party' will limit its support to Syria
Politics

Iran defiant: 'no third party' will limit its support to Syria

Israel has expressed concern over Iran's growing influence in Syria, while the US has been pressing for Iran to withdraw its fighters from the war-torn country.

  • by Albert Aji