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Kuwait's cabinet submitted its resignation on Thursday, days after the country’s minister of public works announced she would step down after being grilled by parliament.

The ruler of Kuwait, Emir Sheikh Sabah al-Ahmad Al-Sabah, has been admitted to a hospital in the United States for "medical tests".

Anger after Israel shuts down Palestinian universities in Jerusalem

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Anger after Israel shuts down Palestinian universities in Jerusalem

Two Palestinian educational facilities were shut down by Israeli forces 'until further notice'.

Jerusalem on lock-down after alleged car-ramming attempt

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Jerusalem on lock-down after alleged car-ramming attempt

Israeli forces have sealed off the entrances to Jerusalem after a car hit a group of soldiers stationed in East Jerusalem.

Kuwait reinstates ban on Bangladesh workers over 'swelling numbers'

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Kuwait reinstates ban on Bangladesh workers over 'swelling numbers'

Kuwait has reportedly reintroduced a ban on hiring Bangladeshis after authorities eased previous restrictions on workers from the South Asian ...

Diana Alghoul

Palestinians hold Friday prayers outside evicted Jerusalem home

Palestinians joined a family in prayers outside a home they were evicted from by Israel, with protesters arrested, including a child.

Ylenia Gostoli

A Palestinian family's last days in their Jerusalem home

At their Jerusalem family home of over half a century, the Shamasneh Family's Eid celebrations were cut short when Israeli forces came knocking.

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Palestinian family evicted from Jerusalem home of 50 years

"They took us out and threw us outside. What greater injustice is there than this? We will most likely have to sleep on the streets."

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Palestinian family evicted after 50 years in Jerusalem home

The Shamasneh Family have lived in the same home in East Jerusalem's Sheikh Jarrah neighbourhood for five decades, but now ...

Kuwait names new oil minister as 'royal cabinet' formed

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Kuwait names new oil minister as 'royal cabinet' formed

Kuwait's prime minister formed a cabinet on Saturday that includes a new oil minister but keeps all the ruling family members, following ...

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Polls open in Kuwait amid feelings of deja-vu

Kuwaitis went to the polls on Saturday for the Gulf state's seventh general election in a decade, as the country struggles with low oil prices, ...

Jerusalem: Occupation 'cracking down on Muslim call to prayer'

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Jerusalem: Occupation 'cracking down on Muslim call to prayer'

Israeli authorities could soon try to ban or limit the call to prayer in occupied Jerusalem's mosques following complaints by Jewish residents, ...

Two killed in Jerusalem drive-by shooting

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Two killed in Jerusalem drive-by shooting

A Palestinian man has been killed after allegedly opening fire near an Israeli police station in occupied East Jerusalem, killing two.

Kuwait's parliament approves extra $500m for Eurofighter jets

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Kuwait's parliament approves extra $500m for Eurofighter jets

Kuwait's parliament has approved a draft law allowing the government to make an advance payment of $500 million as part of a Eurofighter jets ...

Kuwait to spend an additional $10 billion on arms

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Kuwait to spend an additional $10 billion on arms

Kuwait's parliament approved an extra $10 billion for military spending on Wednesday. The funds will allow the purchase of fighter jets, tanks ...

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'Even in prison, one can be free'

Profile: Kayla Mueller, the American aid worker kidnapped by IS, was a "free spirit" who travelled the globe to help others. Her hometown is paying tribute, and her family has released a revealing letter she wrote while in captivity.

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