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Syria's civil war: Qatar seeks end to Aleppo onslaught

Qatar calls for emergency session while opposition group labels Assad government's onslaught "crimes against humanity".

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Syria civil war: Opposition condemns assault on Aleppo

Syrian National Coalition group says governments attacks on Aleppo amount to war crimes and crimes against humanity.

assault on Aleppo

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Muqtada al-Sadr's supporters storm Iraq's parliament

Emergency declared in Baghdad after thousands break into fortified Green Zone against backdrop of continued violence.

al-Sadr's supporters

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Aleppo onslaught: 'Everyone expects it to get worse'

Air strikes hit residential areas in divided Syrian city as fighting between government and rebels escalates.

Fighting in Aleppo

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Iran elections: Rouhani allies win parliament poll

Conservative MPs lose majority in parliament for first time since 2004, as reformist and moderates score landslide win.

President Hassan Rouhani

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Iran: Hassan Rouhani's allies set for parliament win

State media say reformists and moderates won 128 seats in 290-member assembly in second round of voting.

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Vote counting under way in Iran's parliamentary runoff

Second round of parliamentary elections will determine outcome of 68 undecided seats, with reformists eyeing gains.

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Syria truce comes into effect but Aleppo excluded

Government agrees to cessation of fighting near Damascus and Latakia but no sign of let up in bombardment of Aleppo.

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Jordan lifts ban on Lebanese rock group Mashrou' Leila

Mashrou' Leila indie band, which sings about religious and sexual freedoms, permitted to perform after online uproar.

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Voting under way in Iran parliamentary runoff

Allies of President Hassan Rouhani seek to make major seat gains in second round after strong showing in first vote.

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