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After increased aggression from Israeli settlers and authorities towards Palestinians, air raid sirens and explosions were hears in Jerusalem.

The US Navy announced Sunday it seized an arms shipment of thousands of assault weapons, machines guns and sniper rifles hidden aboard a ship in the Arabian Sea.

Scores more Palestinians wounded as Israeli police attack protesters

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Scores more Palestinians wounded as Israeli police attack protesters

Scores of Palestinians were injured on Saturday as Israeli security forces used rubber bullets against Palestinian protesters at the Al-Aqsa Mosque and Sheikh Jarrah district of east Jerusalem.

Israeli intellectuals call for ICC war crimes investigation

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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.

What if they'd been shouting, "Death to the Jews!"?

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What if they'd been shouting, "Death to the Jews!"?

Comment: In the wake of Jerusalem's anti-Arab violence, Dominique Vidal questions how the world would react if the shoe were on the other foot.

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Israeli drone crashes in Gaza after failed rocket launch

An Israeli military spokesman confirmed the crash, saying that it occurred during 'routine activity.'

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Israel reopens Gaza fishing zone

A fishing zone off the coast of Gaza has been reopened, after Israel closed the area following rocket fire.

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Palestinian leadership to meet Thursday to discuss postponing elections

Prime Minister Mohammad Shtayyeh said the elections would be discussed when representatives of all the main factions meet on Thursday.

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Israel seals Gaza waters to Palestinian fishermen

Palestinian fishermen will not be able to access waters off the Gaza coast.

Iranian general hints at Tehran's involvement in Israel strike

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Iranian general hints at Tehran's involvement in Israel strike

General Bagheri suggested such 'operations' would bring Israel's leaders 'back to their senses'.

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Israel's Netanyahu urges 'calm' after days of Jerusalem violence

Netanyahu called for "calm on all sides" on Saturday, days after violence erupted in Jerusalem.

'Drone attack' blamed for Iran tanker <em>fire</em> off Syria

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'Drone attack' blamed for Iran tanker fire off Syria

The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said an Iranian tanker was targeted in an assault off Syria's coast.

Jordan blames Israel for extremist attacks on Palestinians

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Jordan blames Israel for extremist attacks on Palestinians

Jordan said that as an occupying power, Israel is responsible for racist far-right attacks which have injured scores of Palestinians in ...

Israel bombs Gaza after second night of Jerusalem violence

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Israel bombs Gaza after second night of Jerusalem violence

Israeli jets pounded Gaza after residents of the besieged Palestinian enclave protested in solidarity with Palestinians in east Jerusalem, who ...

Iraq PM hints at progress on coalition troop withdrawal

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Iraq PM hints at progress on coalition troop withdrawal

Prime Minister Mustafa Al-Kadhimi praised the readiness of Iraqi forces to assume the anti-IS combat role when coalition troops leave.

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Western powers condemn attacks in Kurdish Iraq: statement

"Together, our governments will support the government of Iraq's investigation into the attacks to ensure that those responsible will be held accountable."

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Pro-Iran factions up the ante in Iraq

The drone strike marks "an escalation and a sign that Iran-backed militias will use various weapons to attack their targets."

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One killed in market explosion in Iraq's capital

The cause of the Sadr City blast was not immediately known.

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Ambassador: UAE played part in India-Pakistan cease-fire

The UAE had previously been linked to a February ceasefire agreement between India and Pakistan over the disputed Kashmir region.

Turkish soldier killed by <em>rocket</em> <em>fire</em> in Iraq

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Turkish soldier killed by rocket fire in Iraq

An Iraqi child was injured when another of the rockets landed in a nearby village.

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Drone attack targets Iraq's Erbil airport in 'grand escalation'

The use of a drone marks an unprecedented escalation of the arms used to target US soldiers based in Erbil.

Darfur governor says death toll in clashes now 132

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Darfur governor says death toll in clashes now 132

Intercommunal clashes between the Massalit and Arab communities in Sudan's Darfur region have now taken the lives of 132 people.

US agrees to move 'remaining combat troops' from Iraq

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US agrees to move 'remaining combat troops' from Iraq

The US agreed to remove all remaining combat forces from Iraq.

Israel targets Hamas sites in assault on besieged Gaza

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Israel targets Hamas sites in assault on besieged Gaza

Israeli warplanes targeted Palestinian fishermen and Hamas sites in the besieged Gaza Strip.

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