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26 November 2014 Last updated at 06:59 ET

Raqqa air strikes 'kill dozens'

At least 36 civilians have been killed in air strikes by Syrian government warplanes on the Islamic State-held northern city of Raqqa, activists say.


Yemeni soldiers on a police vehicle in Sanaa, Yemen (25 November 2014)Eight hostages freed in Yemen raid

Yemeni troops take part in a raid to rescue a group of eight hostages being held by al-Qaeda, but there are conflicting reports of US involvement

SabahLebanese diva Sabah dies, aged 87

Lebanese singer and actress Sabah, popularly known as the "Diva of Music" in the Arab world, dies at the age of 87.

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