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Trapped by Israeli checkpoints and border walls, thousands of unregistered Palestinians in the occupied West Bank feel doubly imprisoned as Israel continues to deny them IDs.

Seven suspected terrorists on trial in Paris after being arrested on the eve of the Euro 2016 competition

Oil prices surge after <em>attack</em> on Saudi oil site

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Oil prices surge after attack on Saudi oil site

Brent crude, the international standard, surpassed $70 per oil barrel for the first time in over a year following strikes on major oil facilities in Saudi Arabia

US Senator blames Biden for Saudi energy attacks

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US Senator blames Biden for Saudi energy attacks

Renewed attacks on Saudi's energy facilities is bringing the kingdom into global focus.

US will do 'what's necessary' after Iraq rocket <em>attack</em>

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US will do 'what's necessary' after Iraq rocket attack

The United States will "do what's necessary" to defend itself, Pentagon chief Lloyd Austin said Sunday.

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Biden signs order aimed at making voting easier

US President Joe Biden signed an executive order aimed at making it easier for Americans to vote.

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Pope celebrates largest mass of historic Iraq trip

To end his four-day Iraqi visit, Pope Francis chose to hold the largest mass of his trip in Erbil, the capital of Iraqi Kurdistan

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Israeli naval boats fire on Gaza fishermen, injuring two

Israel has injured two Palestinians in its latest attack on fishermen in the Gaza Strip, while its forces violently repressed ...

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Lebanon central bank governor to sue Bloomberg

The statement by the office of Lebanon’s embattled banking chief is not the first instance of a legal threat against a Western media outlet ...

Missile strikes on Syria oil refineries kill 4: monitor

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Missile strikes on Syria oil refineries kill 4: monitor

Missile strikes on makeshift oil refineries in northern Syria killed four people and injured more than 20 others, a war monitor said.

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Iran's Revolutionary Guard says airplane hijacking disrupted

The Guard's announcement did not identify the suspect and only said the hijacker sought to divert the flight to the "southern shores of the ...

Ten killed in Mogadishu blast: police

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Ten killed in Mogadishu blast: police

Al-Shabaab Islamists drove a rickshaw packed with explosives into a popular restaurant in Mogadishu, killing at least ten people and injuring 30 ...

Iraqis welcome Pope as 'messenger of unity'

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Iraqis welcome Pope as 'messenger of unity'

Pope Francis used the imagery of the fabrics that make up a carpet to illustrate how Iraq's single churches, each a thread, make up the ...

Pope urges Iraq to embrace its Christians on visit

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Pope urges Iraq to embrace its Christians on visit

Pope Francis opened his historic trip with a plea for Iraq's Muslims to embrace their Christian neighours as a precious resource.

US Senate meets under tight security after extremist threat

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US Senate meets under tight security after extremist threat

The Senate carried on with business as usual on Thursday. Yet worries persisted: the Capitol Police are pushing to extend the stay of the ...

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Will Pope Francis' visit help fix Iraq's many problems?

In-depth: Pope Francis' visit to Iraq is significant to Iraqis who have faced violence by scores of militant groups over previous years, but others doubt it will improve their lives

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Trump to be allowed back on YouTube

Donald Trump will be allowed back on YouTube but only when the threat of his inciting violence falls.

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Yemen’s army declares breakthrough in fight against Houthis

Yemeni government forces say they have thwarted suicide attacks in Marib by Houthi rebels, while fighting is continuing in the city of Taiz.

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Pope urges end to violence on historic Iraq trip

The pope is defying the pandemic and renewed security fears to make a "long-awaited" trip to comfort one of the world's oldest Christian ...

Pope Francis 'happy' to land in Iraq

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Pope Francis 'happy' to land in Iraq

Banners all over Najaf have celebrated "the historic encounter, between the minarets and the church bells".

Tunisian activist jailed for 'insulting' police while lodging complaint

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Tunisian activist jailed for 'insulting' police while lodging complaint

The lawyer of a Tunisian gay rights and democracy activist said she was accused of 'insulting' police officers and sentenced to prison while ...

Probe into Sweden knife <em>attack</em> looking at terror links

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Probe into Sweden knife attack looking at terror links

Sweden's Home Affairs Minister said that "initial information" led police to believe terrorism was a motive in the knife attack by an ...

Pope to visit Iraq as 'pilgrim of peace'

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Pope to visit Iraq as 'pilgrim of peace'

On the eve of his historic trip, Pope Francis extended the olive branch to those of other religious, describing himself as a "pilgrim of peace ...

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