Osama Bin Javaid

Osama Bin Javaid

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Saudi town unrest forces thousands from their homes

Local activists say thousands removed against their will from Awamiya during security operation in mostly Shia town.

Saudi town unrest forces thousands from their homes

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Turkey 'seeks' to boost military presence in Qatar

Qatar's armed forces have concluded a joint military exercise with Turkey as the two countries seek stronger relations.

Turkey 'seeks' to boost military presence in Qatar

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Gulf blockade boosts local Qatar industries

Crisis creates new opportunities of self-reliance for local companies that used to depend on imports from blockading states.

Gulf blockade boosts local Qatar industries

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Erdogan urges Saudi to play main role in solving Gulf crisis

Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says Saudi Arabia, a key player involved in the regional blockade against Qatar, will have to play the biggest role in solving the Gulf diplomatic crisis.

Erdogan urges Saudi to play main role in solving Gulf crisis

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Scores injured in Morocco protests

At least 72 security personnel and 12 protesters hurt during unrest in the northern port city of Al Hoceima.

Scores injured in Morocco protests

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Sunni and Shia forces join hands in Mosul fight

Shia-led Iraqi forces are trying to win over Mosul’s mainly Sunni population. A Sunni fighting force is helping the army build confidence among locals and identify ISIL targets. Al Jazeera's Osama Bin Javaid reports from Erbil, Northern Iraq.

Sunni and Shia forces join hands in Mosul fight

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Iraq: Thousands of children at risk in Mosul conflict

At least 100 children are known to have been killed in the latest violence in the Iraqi city of Mosul. The UN’s children’s agency says the actual number is likely to be much higher.

Iraq: Thousands of children at risk in Mosul conflict

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Iraqis advance on last ISIL district outside Mosul old city

Iraqi forces have retaken another neighbourhood in their fight against ISIL in west Mosul. The capture of Zanjili leaves the areas of Shifa and Bab Sinjar under control by the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant.

Iraqis advance on last ISIL district outside Mosul old city

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Mosul battle: Fleeing civilians caught in crossfire

More than 10,000 Iraqis have been forced from their homes because of fighting between government forces and ISIL in Mosul over the past two days.

Mosul battle: Fleeing civilians caught in crossfire

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Iraq charities boost aid for the displaced in Ramadan

More than three million Iraqis have been forced from their homes in recent years due to conflict. Among them, about a million who have been displaced because of the current battle for the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant group's stronghold of Mosul.

Iraq charities boost aid for the displaced in Ramadan

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Mosul returnees struggle for basic necessities

It has been three years since ISIL took control of the city of Mosul in northern Iraq. US-backed Iraqi forces launched a major operation to retake the city in October.

Mosul returnees struggle for basic necessities

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Germany sounds warning on Iraqi Kurds' independence vote

Germany's foreign minister has warned that plans for a referendum on Kurdish independence could worsen tensions in Iraq. On Wednesday leaders of the autonomous Kurdistan Regional Government announced plans to hold the vote in September.

Germany sounds warning on Iraqi Kurds' independence vote