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The Gaza bloodshed has shown most Gulf Arab citizens still support the Palestinians despite normalisation deals between their leaders and Israel.

Families arrived at the schools in pick-up trucks, on donkeys and by foot as the death toll from the Israeli bombardment continues to rise.

Rashida Tlaib urges US to condition Israel aid

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Rashida Tlaib urges US to condition Israel aid

Michigan Congresswoman Rashida Tlaib urged lawmakers to put conditions on US aid to Israel in light of fresh violence against Palestinians.

Algeria's Hirak has a secret weapon

Malia Bouattia

Algeria's Hirak has a secret weapon

Comment: After a year-long hiatus Algeria's Hirak is back on the streets, and this time is fortified by widespread industrial action and more ...

Syria releases online economy critics ahead of 'sham' elections

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Syria releases online economy critics ahead of 'sham' elections

Hundred of Syrians accused of minor infractions have been released as part of a general amnesty ahead of the upcoming presidential elections.

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Lebanese rush to petrol stations after fuel shortage scare

While officials have tried to reassure the Lebanese public that fuel supplies are assured, long queues were seen at gas stations as people panic-bought fuel.

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Algeria to ban unauthorised protests in 'new crackdown'

Demonstrations in Algeria have continued, as the Hirak protest movement demands seeks deep changes in the country.

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US, UK lawmakers express support for Sheikh Jarrah Palestinians

Politicians around the world are expressing support for Palestinian families facing expulsion from their homes in East Jerusalem.

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US, EU urge immediate resumption of Afghan peace talks

A meeting of top Western stakeholders concluded with a statement urging 'the immediate resumption, without pre-conditions' of talks ...

Algeria claims strikes exploited by 'subversive' plots

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Algeria claims strikes exploited by 'subversive' plots

Algeria on Thursday blamed subversive movements for increasing protests by trade unions.

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US sends more reinforcements for Afghan pullout: Pentagon

More heavy bombers and fighter jets have been deployed by Washington as it continues its withdrawal of troops from Afghanistan.

Yemeni conjoined twins arrive in Saudi Arabia for operation

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Yemeni conjoined twins arrive in Saudi Arabia for operation

Yemeni conjoined twins 'Yousuf and Yassin' travelled with their parents to Riyadh for a medical check.

Israel's Lapid faces daunting path to anti-Netanyahu govt

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Israel's Lapid faces daunting path to anti-Netanyahu govt

Yair Lapid has been given then opportunity to form a coalition government, after Benjamin Netanyahu failed to meet the deadline.

Ilhan Omar slams '$3.8 billion military aid' to Israel

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Ilhan Omar slams '$3.8 billion military aid' to Israel

Minnesota Congresswoman Ilhan Omar criticised the US for its military aid to Israel.

Why the local also matters this Ramadan

Malia Bouattia

Why the local also matters this Ramadan

Comment: This Ramadan, let's address issues close to home, such as supporting victims of racist policies and policing, writes Malia Bouattia.

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Iraqi militia calls for Sunnis villagers to be displaced

IS militants remain a threat in Iraq’s eastern Diyala province and areas north of Baghdad.

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Corruption complaint filed in France against Lebanese bank governor

Lebanese Central Bank Governor Riad Salameh is under scrutiny over alleged corruption and mismanagement.

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26 killed in Bangladesh boat accident

Dozens were killed in a maritime accident in Bangladesh on Monday.

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Syrian president declares amnesty as election approaches

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad issued a decree authorising the release of some prisoners ahead of elections, in a move unlikely to bring hope ...

Over 600 Europe-bound migrants returned to Libya: navy

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Over 600 Europe-bound migrants returned to Libya: navy

More than 600 migrants hoping to reach Europe from Libya have been stopped since Friday.

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Iraqi police questioned after 21 prisoners escape jail

Iraqi police were questioned after 21 prisoners escaped jail.

Remembering a Yemeni-American labour leader on May Day

Brooke Anderson

Remembering a Yemeni-American labour leader on May Day

Nagi Daifallah left Yemen for a better life, but died fighting for workers’ rights in California.

UN calls for new  Palestinian election date

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UN calls for new  Palestinian election date

UN Special Coordinator for the Middle East Peace Process, Tor Wennesland, said he understood the disappointment of the many Palestinians. 

UN ‘disturbed’ by Bahrain's 'disproportionate force' on jail sit-in

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UN ‘disturbed’ by Bahrain's 'disproportionate force' on jail sit-in

Bahrain's special forces reportedly used stun grenades and beat detainees in the country's main prison.

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