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Mohamed Nasheed, 53, underwent 16 hours of life-saving operations for injuries to his head, chest, abdomen and limbs in the Maldivian capital after a bomb blast late Thursday.

At the Al-Aqsa mosque compound, Israeli police attacked worshippers with rubber bullets. The Palestinian Red Crescent has been forced to open a field hospital to treat those injured.

Israeli police injure 14 Palestinians in Jerusalem’s Al-Aqsa compound

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Israeli police injure 14 Palestinians in Jerusalem’s Al-Aqsa compound

Israeli police stormed the Al-Aqsa mosque compound in east Jerusalem, violently clashing with worshippers who were marking the last Friday of the month of Ramadan.

Israeli army to demolish home of drive-by shooting suspect

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Israeli army to demolish home of drive-by shooting suspect

Human rights organisations have long denounced Israel's home razing policy as a form of collective punishment.

The Present: A tragic exposé of everyday Israeli occupation

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The Present: A tragic exposé of everyday Israeli occupation

Film Review: Farah Nabulsi's Oscar-nominated short-film documents the everyday dehumanisation of Palestinians under a torturous occupation. ...

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Pakistani PM due in Saudi Arabia to enhance relations

Pakistani PM Imran Khan is due to meet Saudi leaders in the Red Sea city of Jeddah during a three-day visit.

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Activists say Instagram 'censoring' posts on Israel's forced evictions

Activists say that Instagram is deleting posts about the forced evictions taking place in Sheikh Jarrah.

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German spy agency to widen surveillance of Islamophobic Pegida

The president of Saxony's LfV domestic intelligence agency said Pegida 'acts as a hinge between extremists and non-extremists'.

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Israel 'not a country, but a terrorist base': Khamenei

Iran's Ayatollah Ali Khamenei made the comments in televised remarks marking Quds Day.

Israeli forces kill two Palestinians attacking West Bank base

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Israeli forces kill two Palestinians attacking West Bank base

The attack happened at the Salem base outside the occupied West Bank town of Jenin.

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Israeli intellectuals call for ICC war crimes investigation

The group said it is deeply suspicious of Israel's claim that it can conduct a credible investigation into its own alleged crimes.

Facebook removes Palestinian pro-Fatah account network

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Facebook removes Palestinian pro-Fatah account network

Some 450 accounts from the Palestinian territories were banned by the social media giant.

UN cautions <em>Israel</em> over possible eviction-related 'war crimes'

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UN cautions Israel over possible eviction-related 'war crimes'

The UN warning over possible war crimes comes amid continued protests in the Sheikh Jarrah neighbourhood.

EU powers urge <em>Israel</em> to halt settlement expansion

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EU powers urge Israel to halt settlement expansion

France, Germany, Italy, Spain and Britain urged Israel to refrain from expanding illegal settlements in the West Bank.

Sheikh Jarrah protests continue as far-right lawmaker visits

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Sheikh Jarrah protests continue as far-right lawmaker visits

Demonstrations have continued in Sheikh Jarrah as a far-right Israeli lawmaker visited the neighbourhood in support of the Jewish settlers.

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Mosques full while Pakistan's Covid wards at breaking point

Pakistan's mosques are full of worshippers despite a travel ban during Eid and far greater disruption to schools and other areas of life.

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UN disarmament chief discovers new Syrian chemical warfare agent

The UN's disarmament chief declared the discovery to the United Nations Security Council, as the US and Russia clashed over international ...

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Qatar's emir sacks finance minister amid corruption charges

Qatar's emir relieved Finance Minister Ali Shareef al-Emadi of his duties on Thursday after an arrest warrant was issued over corruption ...

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Jordan sanctions Syria activist for 'illegal activities’

Jordan has moved Syrian activist Hasna al-Hariri to Azraq Camp for her unspecified "illegal activities”.

Morocco accuses Germany of 'hostile acts’

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Morocco accuses Germany of 'hostile acts’

Morocco has expressed its anger with Germany over its position on the status of Western Sahara.

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Sheikh Jarrah residents brace for Israeli Supreme Court ruling

Reports suggest that Israel's Supreme Court could issue a ruling as early as next week.

No agreement reached with settlers: Sheikh Jarrah residents

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No agreement reached with settlers: Sheikh Jarrah residents

Reports suggest that Israel's Supreme Court could issue a ruling as early as next week.

Abu Dhabi crown prince visits Saudi Arabia for talks

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Abu Dhabi crown prince visits Saudi Arabia for talks

Abu Dhabi's crown prince visited Jeddah for talks with Saudi Arabia's powerful crown prince.

US 'concerned' after <em>Israel</em> fast-tracks bill to legalise outposts

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US 'concerned' after Israel fast-tracks bill to legalise outposts

An Israeli parliamentary committee has fast-tracked legislation to authorise 70 settlement outposts in the West Bank, which are considered ...

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