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Iran-backed fighters have long held the capital Sanaa.

The parents of Iyad Hallaq have filed a petition with Israel's High Court demanding they hand criminal charges the two officers involved in their son's fatal shooting

Saudi king and heir at 'loggerheads' over Israel normalisation

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Saudi king and heir at 'loggerheads' over Israel normalisation

A recent report sheds light on a rift between Saudi Arabia’s royal father-son duo, who are deeply divided over whether the Kingdom should forge a normalisation agreement with Israel.

Anti-Sisi protests erupt in Egypt's Suez

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Anti-Sisi protests erupt in Egypt's Suez

Footage that emerged online showed protesters chanting against Egypt's President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi on Friday, a days ahead of planned ...

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Israel braces for second coronavirus lockdown

Israelis are getting ready for a second coronavirus lockdown, which comes during new year celebrations

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Gunmen kill three Palestinians 'metres from Israeli checkpoint'

Two women and one man were shot dead by a group of four unknown assailants just metres from the Container checkpoint near Bethlehem.

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Israelis protest against second virus lockdown

Israel's decision to re-enter lockdown for three weeks on Friday, hours before Jewish New Year, has been met with protests in Tel Aviv.

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Lebanon PM presses on with crisis cabinet line-up effort

Prime Minister-designate Mustapha Adib has said he will continue attempts to form an emergency cabinet despite missing a French deadline.

Libya’s prime minister to resign amid peace talks

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Libya’s prime minister to resign amid peace talks

The prime minister of Libya’s internationally-recognized Government of National Accord announces his intention to resign in October amid ...

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Moria refugee camp: A tragedy waiting to happen

The fire that destroyed Greece's Moria refugee camp highlights the failure of a political calculus designed to create misery.

HRW urges Israel to release body of murdered Palestinian

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HRW urges Israel to release body of murdered Palestinian

Israeli authorities are still holding the body of Ahmed Erekat, a young Palestinian shot and killed by Israeli border guards as he drove to his ...

Iran summons German envoy for condemning wrestler's execution

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Iran summons German envoy for condemning wrestler's execution

Germany's ambassador was summoned in Tehran over tweets condemning the execution of a wrestler just days earlier.

Presidential elections: US wildfires ignite climate change row

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Presidential elections: US wildfires ignite climate change row

Trump was due to visit California for a briefing on record wildfires that have killed 35 people, as political opponents accused him of being in ...

Greece to 'end' Lesbos migrant crisis within a week

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Greece to 'end' Lesbos migrant crisis within a week

Many migrants refused to enter a new 3,000-capacity camp set up by authorities at Kara Tepe, a few kilometres from the destroyed Moria camp, ...

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Yemen protesters demand justice for worker 'killed by employers'

Abdullah al-Aghbary was killed by his employers just one week after starting his job at a mobile phone shop, reports confirmed, in a murder case that has shaken the nation.

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HRW: gang rape witnesses in Cairo arrested, smeared

Two acquaintances of the witnesses were also detained before they were all released on August 31.

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Huge blast rocks Jordan military base

A huge ball of flames was seen rising into the sky after an explosion ripped through an arms depot near the Jordanian city of Zarqa at ...

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Sudan floods threaten ancient archaeological gem

Rising Nile floodwaters are threatening to swamp an ancient archaeological site in Sudan, after some of the highest ever recorded river levels, ...

Turkey 'disappointed' by Kosovo's move to recognise Israel

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Turkey 'disappointed' by Kosovo's move to recognise Israel

Kosovo is set to place its Israel mission in Jerusalem and in exchange earn Israel's recognition, in moves to further legitimise its statehood.

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Stranded Syrian teenager dies on Lebanese-Syria border

A teenage girl has died on the Lebanese-Syrian border after being stranded with other Syrians who have been unable to exchange 100 dollars, as ...

Iran airs televised confession of wrestler after Trump tweet

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Iran airs televised confession of wrestler after Trump tweet

In the segment, Afkari is seen 'confessing' to stabbing a water supply company employee in the southern city of Shiraz amid ...

Tunisian officer stabbed to death, authorities kill 3 'terrorists'

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Tunisian officer stabbed to death, authorities kill 3 'terrorists'

The attack took place in the tourist district of the city of Sousse, where 38 people, most of them Britons, were killed in a 2015 ...

For Lebanese, recovery too heavy to bear after blast

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For Lebanese, recovery too heavy to bear after blast

Lebanese families are still struggling with rebuilding in the wake of the massive explosion centered at Beirut's port.

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