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Turkey referendum: Erdogan's AK Party claims victory

Prime Minister Binali Yildirim has claimed victory for the 'Yes' vote in the referendum to amend Turkey's constitution.

Turkey's crucial referendum

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Egypt: Aya Hijazi acquitted after years in detention

Egyptian-US citizen spent nearly three years in detention over accusations related to her NGO helping street children.

Aya Hijazi

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Flash floods kill at least 17 in northwest Iran

State television says 20 people still missing after flash floods triggered by heavy rains in Ajabshir and Azarshahr.

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Thousands stuck around Aleppo as evacuation deal stalls

Complex transfer is part of a deal that will see more than 10,000 people evacuated and hundreds of prisoners exchanged.

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Habib el-Adly: Seven-year jail sentence for corruption

Feared former interior minister Habib el-Adly sentenced to seven years in jail for embezzling public funds.

Habib el-Adly

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Aleppo blast: Syrian evacuation convoy targeted

As many as 39 killed after huge explosion targets bus convoy in Aleppo moving residents of two besieged Shia villages.

Fouaa and Kefraya

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Iran President Hassan Rouhani to seek second term

Upcoming vote will be seen, among other things, as a referendum on the landmark nuclear deal signed with world powers.

President Hassan Rouhani

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Russia, Syria and Iran warn US against further strikes

Allied foreign ministers meet in Moscow over Syrian war and warn Washington following cruise missile strike on airbase.

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Evacuation from Syria's Madaya and Zabadani begins

Residents tell of trauma and anxiety as buses transfer civilians and rebels from four towns as part of coordinated swap.

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US coalition mistakenly kills 18 allied Syrian rebels

US Central Command says air strike was supposed to hit an ISIL fighting position in Syria's northern Raqqa province.

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