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Stephen Rapp has said that there is mountains of evidence fo war crimes linked to Bashar Al-Assad.

Turkish authorities banned a Kurdish adaptation of a well-known satirical play over concerns of 'public order', just hours before it was due to open in Istanbul.

Jordan, Egypt, EU urge new Israel-Palestinian talks

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Jordan, Egypt, EU urge new Israel-Palestinian talks

The foreign ministers of Egypt, Jordan, France and Germany held a meeting to discuss the future fo the peace process.

Palestinian tribal leaders stand against women’s equality treaty

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Palestinian tribal leaders stand against women’s equality treaty

Palestinian tribal leaders have issued a statement calling for withdrawal from the CEDAW treaty, which prohibits discrimination against women, ...

UAE army whistleblower 'missing' after exposing military corruption

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UAE army whistleblower 'missing' after exposing military corruption

The whereabouts of Colonel Mohammed Saeed al-Zaabi, who revealed compromising information on the Gulf state’s military, is currently unknown.

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A movable feast: Merriam-Webster adds 'iftar' to its dictionaries

Iftar, a meal Muslims enjoy to break their Ramadan fast, has been added to the US dictionary Merriam-Webster.

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Annual Day of the Endangered Lawyer dedicated to Egypt

Lawyers' organisations today sent an appeal letter to the Egyptian government calling on it to drop charges against detained lawyers.

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Palestinian negotiator awaiting lung-transplant in Virginia as health deteriorates

“My lungs have not been working,” Erekat said while connected to an oxygen-support system

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Trump pledges US aid in Lebanon fight against IS

Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri welcomes continued military aid from Washington, however, but has advised caution on prospect of broader US ...

Manchester stands united in wake of concert attack

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Manchester stands united in wake of concert attack

Communities across Manchester came together in a show of unity in the aftermath of Monday's deadly bomb attack at a pop concert that left 22 ...

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Brother of Medina bomber was protecting Mecca during attack

Faez al-Buluwi, the brother of the man that detonated a device targeting security forces in the holy Medina city, was on his shift as a security ...

Saudi Arabia arrests 19 in connection with terror attacks

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Saudi Arabia arrests 19 in connection with terror attacks

12 out of 19 suspects arrested after Monday's explosions in the kingdom are Pakistani nationals.

Football mirrors politics as Saudi-Iran FA dispute kicks off

Taufiq Wan

Football mirrors politics as Saudi-Iran FA dispute kicks off

Reflecting the Middle East's often-complex diplomatic wranglings, the football associations of Saudi Arabia and Iran have clashed over the ...

Should Riyadh annex part of Yemen?

Al-Araby al-Jadeed staff

Should Riyadh annex part of Yemen?

Blog: A leaked letter from tribal figures urging Saudi Arabia to annex the Yemeni province of Hadramaut has proven unsurprisingly controversial.

Arab leaders in Moscow for Syria, IS talks

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Arab leaders in Moscow for Syria, IS talks

Leaders from Jordan, Saudi Arabia, UAE, and Egypt are in Moscow Tuesday for talks with President Putin on the war in Syria, IS and possible ...

Alex Wright

Egyptian court upholds pro-Sisi anchorman’s jail sentence

A court in Egypt has upheld a jail sentence and fine against Ahmad Moussa, a TV anchorman and a well-known supporter of the Sisi regime.

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Maliki may face probe into fall of Mosul

An enquiry into the Iraqi army's defeat in Mosul may implicate the former prime minister.

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