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Satellite anti-piracy coalition combats TV piracy

The Broadcast Satellite Anti-Piracy Coalition, which was recently launched, has taken important steps in the battle against the region’s vast number of pirate TV channels. Key industry players combined forces to raise awaren

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Libyan militia reach deal to end airport battle

A Libyan militia battling a rival armed group over control of the country's biggest airport is ready for a peaceful solution after five days of heavy fighting, a spokesman said, hours after shells hit the terminal building. Th

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Iran wrestles with tough choices in Iraq

Iran is wrestling with a complex array of historic alliances and enmities as it tries to develop a coherent response to the swift advance of hostile Sunni militants in neighbouring Iraq, said experts. Despairing of its protege Nur

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Maliki alienated Iraq's Sunnis, says US secret report

US intelligence agencies have repeatedly warned top government officials that Iraq's Shi'ite Prime Minister Nuri al Maliki and his policies were gravely antagonizing his country's Sunni population, two US security officials said on F

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Gunmen attack Karachi airport academy

Two gunmen on a motorcycle opened fire on Karachi's airport academy and fled after Pakistani forces retaliated, a spokesman for the Airports Security Force said on Tuesday. The Pakistani Taliban claimed responsibility for the

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Rebels battle for strategic Syria border post

Islamist fighters in Syria battled President Bashar al-Assad's forces for control of a border crossing with Turkey close to the Mediterranean on Saturday, part of an offensive aimed at opening up a rebel link to the sea. They

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Use your body as a bar bell, say fitness experts

Man versus machines? In the realm of fitness at least man seems to be winning.   Despite a gym floor bulging with weight-lifting equipment, fitness experts said the only thing people need to push, pull and lift i

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Syrian forces step up fight against rebels in Homs

Syrian forces fought with rebel groups in Homs on Monday in a battle seen as crucial to the government's attempts to divide rebels and carve out links between the capital and President Bashar al-Assad's coastal strongholds.

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Assad forces take Aleppo village, reopen supply line

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's forces seized a village southeast of the city of Aleppo on Friday, reopening a supply line to the country's biggest city where they have been battling rebels for eight months, a monitoring group said.

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Syria rebels seize dam, blast on Turkish border

Rebels have captured Syria's biggest hydro-electric dam and battled army tank units near the center of Damascus, activists said as the opposition renewed an offer on Monday to negotiate the departure of President Bashar al-Assad.

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