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

A Palestinian Catholic priest has called on Christians to protect the Al-Aqsa Mosque after Israeli forces injured hundreds of Muslim worshippers there in a series of assaults.

Explosions heard in Jerusalem after Hamas rocket fire

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Explosions heard in Jerusalem after Hamas rocket fire

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

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’

Turkish foreign minister in fence-mending visit to Saudi

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Turkish foreign minister in fence-mending visit to Saudi

Turkey's foreign minister has visited Saudi Arabia for the first time since the murder of Jamal Khashoggi at the Saudi consulate in Istanbul in ...

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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 police beat Palestinian photographers in Jerusalem

Several journalists were injured when Israeli forces stormed the Al-Aqsa Mosque compound in Jerusalem.

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How the ‘Zarifgate tapes' exposed Iran’s bitter power struggle

In-depth: Leaked tapes of Foreign Minister Javad Zarif touched on the Revolutionary Guard and Qasem Soleimani, revealing deep political rifts.

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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 ...

Iraq journalist targeted in hit undergoes brain surgery

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Iraq journalist targeted in hit undergoes brain surgery

Journalist Ahmed Hassan has undergone brain surgery after being shot in the latest attack against anti-government activists in Iraq.

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Jerusalem Protests: Live Coverage and Updates

After increased aggression from Israeli settlers and authorities towards Palestinians, The New Arab is providing live and regular updates from ...

Palestinian-Israelis join protests as Israel ramps up Jerusalem violence

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Palestinian-Israelis join protests as Israel ramps up Jerusalem violence

Palestinian citizens of Israel have taken part in demonstrations in Haifa and Nazareth.

Jordan summons Israel diplomat as King Abdullah deplores violence

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Jordan summons Israel diplomat as King Abdullah deplores violence

Jordan has summoned Israel's envoy in Amman in protest of the ongoing violence against Palestinians at Jerusalem's Al-Aqsa Mosque, as ...

Yemenis in Marib gear up for Eid

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Yemenis in Marib gear up for Eid

In Marib, people are continuing to prepare for the end of Ramadan despite ongoing fighting around the city.

Kuwait lawmakers demand government drops support for two-state solution

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Kuwait lawmakers demand government drops support for two-state solution

Kuwait's parliament also called on the Arab League to condemn the 'ethnic cleansing' of East Jerusalem.

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IS landmines kill seven regime fighters in Syria: report

Islamic State militants have killed seven Syrian regime fighters in the Badia desert, a war monitor has reported.

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'Too soon' to discuss talks with Saudi, says Iran

Iran and Saudi Arabia cut ties in 2016 but resumed negotiations in Baghdad in April

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Turkey calls Israel 'apartheid state' amid assault on Palestinians

Turkey has called Israel an 'apartheid state' and demanded that it end its 'heinous and cruel' attacks on Palestinians, after hundreds of ...

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Fire erupts at Kuwait's largest oil field, two injured

The site is the second largest oil field in the world, and the production wasn't impacted.

Football teams show solidarity with Palestinian protesters

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Football teams show solidarity with Palestinian protesters

Football teams across the world are showing solidarity with Palestinian protesters in Sheikh Jarrah and Al-Aqsa.

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Tunisia begins week of strict coronavirus measures

Mosques, markets and non-essential shops will be closed and gatherings and celebrations banned, as the country battles with a severe Covid-19 ...

Hundreds injured as Israeli forces storm Jerusalem’s <em>Al</em>-Aqsa Mosque

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Hundreds injured as Israeli forces storm Jerusalem’s Al-Aqsa Mosque

Hundreds of Palestinian worshippers have been injured as Israeli forces stormed the Al-Aqsa Mosque firing tear gas and rubber bullets ...

Iraqi reporter seriously wounded day after activist's killing

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Iraqi reporter seriously wounded day after activist's killing

Journalist Ahmed Hassan was shot, in the latest attack against anti-government activists in Iraq.

'Israeli settler car' hits Palestinian pedestrians near <em>Al</em>-Aqsa Mosque

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'Israeli settler car' hits Palestinian pedestrians near Al-Aqsa Mosque

An Israeli settler car hit Palestinian civilians near the Lion's Gate at Al-Aqsa Mosque compound.

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