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Turkey took aim at "Israel's abominable attacks" against Palestinians in the occupied holy city of Jerusalem, where dozens have been wounded in ongoing violence.

Ongoing Israeli violence and attacks against Palestinians in Jerusalem has prompted officials to call for an emergency Arab League meeting.

Dozens dead in blast near Afghan girls' school

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Dozens dead in blast near Afghan girls' school

More than 30 people were killed and dozens more wounded in an attack targeting a girls' school in Kabul, authorities said on Saturday.

#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 ...

Iran-backed militias controlling IS 'legacies' in Iraq: report

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Iran-backed militias controlling IS 'legacies' in Iraq: report

Iran-backed militias have sought to fill the vacuum left behind by the Islamic State group in Iraq, according to a Newslines Institute report.

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25 killed in blast near Afghan school: officials

The explosion took place in an area populated largely by the Shia Hazara community.

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UAE 'running Socotra tours without Yemen's permission': official

Abu Dhabi has operating touristic trips to Socotra island, in violation of Yemen and the island's sovereignty.

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Russia urges no 'escalation of violence' in Jerusalem

Moscow condemned attacks on civilians in occupied east Jerusalem.

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Iran urges UN to condemn Israel's Jerusalem 'war crime'

More than 200 Palestinians were injured in the Israeli police assault on Jerusalem's Al-Aqsa mosque complex.

EU urges authorities to 'de-escalate' Jerusalem tensions

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EU urges authorities to 'de-escalate' Jerusalem tensions

The European Union called on 'all sides' to stop 'violence and incitement' in occupied east Jerusalem.

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Armed men storm Libya presidential council HQ

The raid took place when the council was not in session.

200 Palestinians hurt after Israeli police storm <em>Al</em>-Aqsa: medics

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200 Palestinians hurt after Israeli police storm Al-Aqsa: medics

At least 88 people were hospitalised after Israeli forces fired rubber-coated bullets and tear gas at worshippers in Jerusalem.

Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Kuwait slam Israeli raid on <em>Al</em>-Aqsa

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Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Kuwait slam Israeli raid on Al-Aqsa

Leading Islamic bodies, including Egypt's Al Azhar University, also condemned Israel's actions in East Jerusalem.

Drone attack on Iraqi base hosting US troops

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Drone attack on Iraqi base hosting US troops

Attacks on Iraqi bases hosting US troops have been frequent since the killing of Iranian commander Qasem Soleimani.

Tunisia orders lockdown amid 'worst' ever health crisis

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Tunisia orders lockdown amid 'worst' ever health crisis

Announcing a partial lockdown for the week-long Eid al-Fitr holiday, Prime Minister Hichem Mechichi said the North African country was ...

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US envoy in Sudan for talks on Nile dam

US envoy Jeffrey Feltman, whose visit comes as part of a regional tour, is expected to meet with senior Sudanese officials during his two-day sojourn.

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Iran ally Hezbollah welcomes talks with Saudi Arabia

In a televised speech, Hezbollah leader Hassan Nasrallah expressed a belief that dialogue involving Iran at any level 'contributes to calming ...

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Israeli forces violently crack down on Palestinians in Jerusalem

At the Al-Aqsa mosque compound, Israeli police attacked worshippers with rubber bullets. The Palestinian Red Crescent has been forced ...

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Israeli police injure 14 Palestinians in Jerusalem’s Al-Aqsa compound

Israeli police stormed the Al-Aqsa mosque compound in east Jerusalem, violently clashing with worshippers who were marking the last ...

Detained Yemeni model in danger of 'virginity test': Amnesty

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Detained Yemeni model in danger of 'virginity test': Amnesty

Entisar Al-Hammadi is in danger of undergoing a 'forced virginity test', Amnesty International said, describing the practice as 'sexual ...

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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 ...

Opposition fighters withdraw from Mogadishu after deadly clashes

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Opposition fighters withdraw from Mogadishu after deadly clashes

Hundreds of opposition fighters withdrew from positions they had held in Mogadishu, Somalia's capital, since late April.

How Lebanese and Syrians became to settle in Jamaica

Yasmin Al-Najar

How Lebanese and Syrians became to settle in Jamaica

Often ignored, we explore how Lebanese and Syrian communities began to settle in Jamaica, and how their footprint has now cemented their place ...

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.

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