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Hamas is in talks with Egypt to secure the release of a fisherman shot and wounded by Egyptian forces on Friday in an incident which saw his two brothers killed.

The Palestinian Centre for Human Rights has strongly condemned the killing of two brothers that were fishing along the Egypt-Palestine maritime border.

Taliban kill 28 police in southern Afghanistan - officials

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Taliban kill 28 police in southern Afghanistan - officials

Taliban militants have killed 28 paramilitary policemen in clashes in southern Afghanistan, with one official saying that the policemen were killed after they surrendered and the Taliban denying this.

Relatives of IS 'Beatles' victims relieved as trial nears

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Relatives of IS 'Beatles' victims relieved as trial nears

The relatives of two Britons killed by the Islamic State group welcomed a UK high court's decision permitting the UK to share evidence about two ...

UK rules alleged IS members can face US trial

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UK rules alleged IS members can face US trial

A British court has dismissed a challenge by the mother of an alleged IS member, paving the way for a pair of so-called 'Beatles' militants to ...

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Iran summons German envoy for condemning wrestler's execution

Germany's ambassador was summoned in Tehran over tweets condemning the execution of a wrestler just days earlier.

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Saudi Arabia's Khashoggi verdict makes a mockery of justice

Comment: A verdict commuting the sentences of those involved in Khashoggi's murder exposes Saudi Arabia's disinterest in justice and must push ...

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Iran executes young wrestler despite global outcry

The sentence against Navid Afkari was carried out on Saturday morning in Adelabad prison in Shiraz.

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Lawrence of Arabia’s home restored as tourist attraction

TE Lawrence's Red Sea home is being renovated and turned into a tourist attraction.

Iranian wrestler faces <em>execution</em>, prompting international sports defence

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Iranian wrestler faces execution, prompting international sports defence

The case of Navid Afkari has drawn international interest, with world sports organisations jumping to his defence and critics claiming Iran is ...

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Turkey 'will not deport' Iranian anti-hijab activist: officials

Reports claimed the Turkish government promised it will not deport Shariatmadari, and that her detention was simply due to problems with her ...

Turkey slams Saudi Khashoggi ruling

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Turkey slams Saudi Khashoggi ruling

Turkey on Monday said a Saudi court ruling overturning five death sentences in the 2018 murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi did not meet global ...

UN expert dismisses Saudi verdict in Khashoggi case

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UN expert dismisses Saudi verdict in Khashoggi case

"The Saudi Prosecutor performed one more act today in this parody of justice," Agnes Callamard said.

Trailer released for The Dissident, the upcoming Khashoggi documentary

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Trailer released for The Dissident, the upcoming Khashoggi documentary

Khashoggi documentary, The Dissident, dives into the late journalist's career, how and why he became persona non grata in Saudi Arabia.

Saudi court sentences seven to death for 2014 killings

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Saudi court sentences seven to death for 2014 killings

Seven defendants were handed the death penalty and three others given 25-year prison terms after being convicted of killing seven people during ...

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Saudi Arabia to review death sentences for three minors

Ali Al-Nimr, Dawoud Al-Marhoon and Abdullah Al-Zaher were arrested as minors on protest-related charges, are set to have their death sentences reviewed

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US closer to prosecuting 'IS Beatles' after UK ruling

The British IS militants could soon be tried in the US.

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Al-Qaeda blows up Yemen clinic after executing dentist

The extremist group executed and crucified the dentist, who militants accused of aiding US drone strikes.

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Yemeni Al-Qaeda execute dentist for 'spying'

AQAP has executed a dentist for spying for the government and the US

Iran executes man for killing guard in 2017-18 protests

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Iran executes man for killing guard in 2017-18 protests

Iran executed a man convicted of killing a member of the Revolutionary Guards during deadly 2017-18 protests.

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Iran, UAE top diplomats discuss virus in rare talks

Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said he discussed the region's coronavirus outbreaks and other issues with his Emirati counterpart ...

Loujain al-Hathloul turns 31 in a Saudi prison cell

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Loujain al-Hathloul turns 31 in a Saudi prison cell

Comment: Loujain al-Hathloul's imprisonment and torture is an international problem, and it requires an international solution, writes Alainna ...

Egypt executes 7 over killing of policeman in 2013

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Egypt executes 7 over killing of policeman in 2013

Seven people have been executed by Egyptian authorities for their alleged involvement in the killing of a police officer in 2014, officials ...

Iran's top court halts death sentence of young protesters

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Iran's top court halts death sentence of young protesters

An appeals court had upheld their death sentence over leading riots, committing robbery and sending video of their activities to foreign media.

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