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A US vessel fired warning shots at more than a dozen Iranian fast attack boats which buzzed close to a US Navy submarine in the narrow Strait of Hormuz.

Reactions poured in from around the world after violence sparked by days of unrest at Jerusalem's Al-Aqsa mosque compound.

Iran says may extend UN access on nuclear activities

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Iran says may extend UN access on nuclear activities

An agreement reached with the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) is due to expire soon, but Iran could extend it.

Palestinians killed, including three children, in Israeli strikes: report

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Palestinians killed, including three children, in Israeli strikes: report

At least nine were killed, including three children, in the besieged Gaza Strip in an explosion that the Palestinian health ministry has blamed ...

Israel seeks to turn Arab Jerusalem into ghetto: Bishara

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Israel seeks to turn Arab Jerusalem into ghetto: Bishara

As Israel continues to assault Palestinians in East Jerusalem, Azmi Bishara says it is trying to turn the city into a surrounded ‘ghetto’

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Israeli police bar 'Jerusalem Day' marches at Al-Aqsa

Israeli police have barred Jews from entering Al-Aqsa Mosque compound for the annual Jerusalem Day parades.

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Israeli settlers barricade themselves in Sheikh Jarrah home

Israeli settlers have steel-proofed a home belonging to the Al-Ghawi family of Sheikh Jarrah, while Israeli Knesset members stormed the ...

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New military letter warns Macron over 'survival' of France

There is a heavy social climate directed against Muslims in France, one year before the presidential election.

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Libya coastguard warns Italians against 'illegal' fishing

Libya's coastguard warned against "illegal" fishing in its waters, denying Italian claims it had wounded a fisherman as it fired shots during an ...

Tunisia leaders fight over command of country's security forces

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Tunisia leaders fight over command of country's security forces

Tunisia is embroiled in a constitutional crisis as the country's prime minister and president argue over who commands the country's security ...

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'Silence is not an option' for east Jerusalem Palestinians

Hundreds of Palestinians have been wounded and dozens arrested following Israeli police violence.

Sheikh Jarrah families refuse meeting with Palestinian-Israeli 'kingmaker' politician

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Sheikh Jarrah families refuse meeting with Palestinian-Israeli 'kingmaker' politician

Families threatened with eviction have refused a meeting with Mansour Abbas, a Palestinian-Israeli Islamist politician who previously expressed ...

US, UK lawmakers express support for Sheikh Jarrah Palestinians

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US, UK lawmakers express support for Sheikh Jarrah Palestinians

Politicians around the world are expressing support for Palestinian families facing expulsion from their homes in East Jerusalem.

#SaveSheikhJarrah social media campaign gains global support

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#SaveSheikhJarrah social media campaign gains global support

Activists are using the hashtag #SaveSheikhJarrah to raise awareness about Israel's forced expulsion of Palestinians from their homes in East ...

Guards ex-official promises 'powerful' government in Iran presidential run

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Guards ex-official promises 'powerful' government in Iran presidential run

The former Republican Guards Corps construction chief said he opposed polarisation in politics.

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Algeria remembers mass killings under French rule

Thousands of Algerians were killed during the Setif massacre.

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IS suspect Lisa Smith wins right to enter UK

A London court ruled in Smith's favour, accepting the defence’s claim that the Home Office ban is discriminatory under the European Convention.

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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.

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Film Review: Our Memory Belongs To Us

Film Review: Rami Farah and Signe Byrge Sørensen’s new documentary, premiered at CPH:DOX, documents the emotionally intense reunion of three ...

German spy agency to widen surveillance of Islamophobic Pegida

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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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Israeli forces kill two Palestinians attacking West Bank base

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

UN cautions Israel 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 Israel 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-<em>right</em> 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 ...

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