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Four Pakistani soldiers killed in clash with militants

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Four Pakistani soldiers killed in clash with militants

Four Pakistani soldiers were killed in a clash with militants in the northwestern tribal region near the Afghan border, the military said on Sunday.

New Zealand mosque shooter to represent himself at sentencing

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New Zealand mosque shooter to represent himself at sentencing

New Zealand Muslim Association president Ikhlaq Kashkari questioned Tarrant's motives, saying victims could be re-traumatised if the gunman were ...

Houthis allow UN team to visit 'time bomb' tanker

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Houthis allow UN team to visit 'time bomb' tanker

A breach of the vessel would have disastrous results for Red Sea marine life ...

Iran's Khamenei urges fight against 'tragic' virus resurgence

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Iran's Khamenei urges fight against 'tragic' virus resurgence

Iran has been struggling to contain the outbreak since announcing its first cases in February.

Lebanese TV host to stand trial for insulting Erdogan

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Lebanese TV host to stand trial for insulting Erdogan

Neshan Der Haroutiounian is due to stand trial on October 8 for 'insulting' Turkey and its President Recep Tayyip Erdogan during a television show.

Gantz may 'veto' Israel's West Bank annexation plans

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Gantz may 'veto' Israel's West Bank annexation plans

Benny Gantz, who has disapproved of the unilateral annexation of the occupied West Bank will be given extra powers to veto in a new agreement.

Clashes erupt between allied army units in Yemen's Taiz

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Clashes erupt between allied army units in Yemen's Taiz

Clashes were reported between different units belonging to Yemen's government forces, including UAE-backed fighters.

Ghosn 'aiding' those who helped him flee to Lebanon

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Ghosn 'aiding' those who helped him flee to Lebanon

In a televised interview that aired late on Saturday, Ghosn confirmed that he is aiding those who helped smuggle him out of Japan.

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Haftar's forces set conditions for lifting oil blockade

Forces loyal to Khalifa Haftar want Libya's oil revenues to be distributed 'fairly' among rival factions.

Pro-Haftar forces say will maintain Libya oil blockade

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Pro-Haftar forces say will maintain Libya oil blockade

"The closure of ports and oil fields will be maintained until the demands of the Libyan people are satisfied," a statement published by the group said.

Kuwait investigates five social media influencers for 'money laundering'

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Kuwait investigates five social media influencers for 'money laundering'

Kuwaiti authorities will reportedly issue summons warrants against the influencers after intelligence is gathered.

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Iran says misaligned radar led to Ukrainian jet downing

This error "initiated a hazard chain" that saw further errors committed in the minutes before the plane was shot down, said a CAO document.

Top UK architect under fire over Saudi airport deal

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Top UK architect under fire over Saudi airport deal

Climate-concerned architects have demanded answers from Norman Foster and his ...

Pope 'distressed' over Turkey's Hagia Sophia conversion to mosque

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Pope 'distressed' over Turkey's Hagia Sophia conversion to mosque

"My thoughts go to Istanbul. I'm thinking about Hagia Sophia. I am very distressed," the pope said

Iraqi army launches military operation to secure oil-rich Kirkuk

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Iraqi army launches military operation to secure oil-rich Kirkuk

A number of security forces will take part in a new military campaign against Islamic State sleeper cells in the oil-rich Kirkuk governorate, Iraqi authorities confirmed on Saturday.

Palestinian prisoner in Israeli jail tests positive for Covid-19

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Palestinian prisoner in Israeli jail tests positive for Covid-19

Palestinian detainee Kamal Abu Wa'ar who was diagnosed with cancer last year has been tested for coronavirus.

New Tunisia protests over unemployment

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New Tunisia protests over unemployment

"Either we get a better life or we all die," demonstrators, including women, could be heard shouting.

Protesters pack Tel Aviv rally against virus cash crisis

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Protesters pack Tel Aviv rally against virus cash crisis

The event was organised by self-employed, small business and performing artists' groups angry at coronavirus curbs which have taken away their ...

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Erdogan rebuffs criticism over Hagia Sophia conversion to mosque

"Those who do not take a step against Islamophobia in their own countries ... attack Turkey's will to use its sovereign rights," Erdogan said.

World Council of Churches 'dismayed' over Hagia Sophia decision

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World Council of Churches 'dismayed' over Hagia Sophia decision

The council of 350 churches worldwide wrote to Turkey's president to express its opposition to the move.

Hagia Sophia resurrection paves way for 'Al-Aqsa liberation': Erdogan

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Hagia Sophia resurrection paves way for 'Al-Aqsa liberation': Erdogan

An Arabic-language statement published on the official Turkish presidency website said the move to 'resurrect' Hagia Sophia paves the way for the liberation of Jerusalem's Al-Aqsa mosque.

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Iraq PM vows to fight customs corruption

Customs offices are accused of getting kickbacks from traders in exchange for charging no or low import duties.

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