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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.

Turkish media said commando forces landed in Metina, northern Iraq, while warplanes dropped bombs on Kurdish militant targets.

Arabian coins found in US may unlock pirate mystery

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Arabian coins found in US may unlock pirate mystery

The attack on a 17th-century Indian ship carrying pilgrims returning from Mecca sparked the 'first worldwide manhunt'.

New fragments of Dead Sea Scroll uncovered in <em>cave</em>

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New fragments of Dead Sea Scroll uncovered in cave

Archaeologists have discovered a third fragment if the Dead Sea Scrolls.

Erdogan sues opposition rival in row over Iraq deaths

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Erdogan sues opposition rival in row over Iraq deaths

Turkey’s president has accused his opponents of saying that he was responsible for the deaths of 13 police officers.

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US seeks to defuse row with Turkey over ‘terrorists'

The US is attempting to ease tensions with Turkey, following their hesitancy to blame the PKK for the killing of 13 Turks.

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Erdogan accuses US of backing 'terrorists' in Iraq

The Turkish leader said it was a "farce" that the US was waiting for confirmation on whether Ankara's account of the ...

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Ankara: Kurdish rebels executed 13 Turks in north Iraq

Turkey accused Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) rebels of executing 13 Turkish nationals, mainly members of the security forces, whom ...

Turkey says 13 killed by militants in N.Iraq

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Turkey says 13 killed by militants in N.Iraq

The PKK has claimed the captives were Turkish security forces killed as a result of Ankara's offensive.

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Ethiopia's Tigray conflict revives bitter disputes over land

Despite efforts to the contrary by international and regional actors, the bloody conflict in Tigray continues.

<em>The</em> facade of women's rights in Saudi Arabia

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The facade of women's rights in Saudi Arabia

In-depth: The decision to transfer imprisoned activist Loujain al-Hathloul to a terrorism tribunal is proof that little progress has ...

Israeli settlers pray for Trump at occupied Hebron mosque

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Israeli settlers pray for Trump at occupied Hebron mosque

Israeli settler leaders held prayers for a Trump victory in upcoming US presidential elections at the Ibrahimi Mosque in the ...

Anger in Iraq as government stalls Farhatiya killings investigation

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Anger in Iraq as government stalls Farhatiya killings investigation

The Iraqi government has delayed the publication of an investigation into last week's killings in Farhatiya, where at least ...

Israel to approve settler homes in flashpoint Hebron area

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Israel to approve settler homes in flashpoint Hebron area

The anti-occupation group Peace Now revealed Israeli plans to approve construction of Jewish settler homes in a flashpoint area of ...

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Ethiopia says will not 'cave in' after Trump remarks

US President Donald Trump voiced anger at Ethiopia over its construction of a huge dam on the Nile River and appeared to suggest that Egypt may destroy it.

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France returns 25,000 stolen archaeological artefacts to Morocco

The items were seized by French customs authorities between 2005-2006.

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Afghan villagers fear militants' return outside shadow of US

Afghan locals now say the recent withdrawal of foreign troops has left them exposed to militant attacks.

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Turkey seeks new life for submerged tourist town

Concerns have been raised over Hasankeyf in Turkey's mostly Kurdish southeast, a town that stood for 12,000 years before the Ilisu Dam ...

US military investigating claim of Iraq-Kuwait border blast

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US military investigating claim of Iraq-Kuwait border blast

An alleged blast that rocked the Iraq-Kuwait border is being investigated by the US military.

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Palestinian family living in cave face eviction by Israel

Israeli occupation authorities have threatened to demolish the West Bank cave that a Palestinian family have sought sanctuary ...

Officials long warned of explosive chemicals at Beirut port

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Officials long warned of explosive chemicals at Beirut port

Lebanese authorities had raised the alarm on the dangerous stockpile of explosive material at Beirut's port at least 10 times ...

Lebanon president 'knew' of chemicals at port in July

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Lebanon president 'knew' of chemicals at port in July

Michel Aoun has revealed that he knew about the huge stockpile of ammonium nitrate at the port last month.

A Place Between Two Places: <em>The</em> Qur'anic Barzakh

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A Place Between Two Places: The Qur'anic Barzakh

Book Club: George Archer's thought-provoking study traces the conceptual history and philosophy of the afterlife in Islam.

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