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Israeli police found the body of a renowned Palestinian dancer days after he went missing at sea.

Officials hope the plane's black box flight recorder will provide answers into the devastating crash.

24-year-old survivor recalls horror of Pakistan plane crash

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24-year-old survivor recalls horror of Pakistan plane crash

Ninety-seven people were killed after a passenger plane crashed into a residential area in Pakistan's Karachi, authorities confirmed.

80 bodies recovered, more feared dead in Pakistan crash

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80 bodies recovered, more feared dead in Pakistan crash

Officials have confirmed two survivors so far from the crash in the southern Pakistani city of Karachi.

Pakistan passenger plane crashes in residential area

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Pakistan passenger plane crashes in residential area

A Pakistan passenger plane believed to be carrying over 100 people crashed in the city of Karachi.

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Turkey denies jets harassed Greek defence minister

Greek defence sources said on Sunday the encounter occurred after its jets intercepted Turkish aircraft in what are common but at times dangerous manoeuvres by two NATO allies.

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Greece claims Turkish jets harassed defence minister

Greece condemned what it called harassment of its defence minister and army chief by Turkish jets over a small island in the Aegean Sea.

Joe Macaron

The Fakhoury fiasco and US-Lebanese relations

Comment: While Amer Fakhoury has been freed from detention, the ramifications of his case are far from over in Lebanon, writes Joe Macaron.

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Top Syrian generals 'watched chemical attack' on Idlib village

A Bellingcat investigation revealed that Syria's top brass likely gathered to watch a chlorine attack on Latamenah hospital.

In UN session, Syria denounced over chemical weapons

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In UN session, Syria denounced over chemical weapons

Britain, Estonia and Germany slammed Syria over its alleged use of chemical weapons in a closed door Security meeting held over videoconference.

Paul McLoughlin

Syria Weekly: Assad regime finally acknowledged as chemical culprit

The OPCW for the first time attributed blame for Syria chemical attacks, but activists are sceptical about its significance.

Watchdog 'explicitly blames' Syria regime for chemical weapons attacks

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Watchdog 'explicitly blames' Syria regime for chemical weapons attacks

For the first time since the Syria conflict erupted in 2011, the global chemical weapons watchdog explicitly blamed President Bashar al-Assad's ...

What 'butcher' Fakhoury's rescue says about Lebanese sovereignty

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What 'butcher' Fakhoury's rescue says about Lebanese sovereignty

Comment: The US illegally rescued alleged torture mastermind Amer Fakhoury, exposing both US and Lebanese disregard for national sovereignty, ...

Religion in conservative Mideast adapts to coronavirus

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Religion in conservative Mideast adapts to coronavirus

Leading Muslim clerics have widely backed scientifically-based measures to contain the virus, notably by supporting crowd size restrictions ...

Lebanon summons US envoy over airlifting of ex-Israel collaborator

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Lebanon summons US envoy over airlifting of ex-Israel collaborator

A security source said on Thursday that Amer Fakhoury left the country in a helicopter from the US embassy heading to an unknown ...

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US hails release of citizens in Iran and Lebanon

The US hailed the release of jailed citizens in Iran and Lebanon.

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US 'smuggles' Israel collaborator Amer Fakhoury out of embassy

Defying a court-ordered travel ban, a US marine helicopter was seen landing on the embassy roof and is thought to have taken the ...

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UK police to review disappearance of Dubai ruler's daughter

A UK court ruled this week that Sheikha Shamsa was likely abducted off the streets of Cambridge by her father, Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al ...

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Dubai ruler threatened wife, orchestrated daughters' abduction, court rules

Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum led a far-reaching campaign of intimidation against his estranged wife and 'ordered and orchestrated' the ...

Three Syrian soldiers wounded by Israeli fire near Golan

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Three Syrian soldiers wounded by Israeli fire near Golan

Syrian soldiers have been wounded by Israeli fire after a suspected Israeli missile strike near the occupied Golan Heights in Syria has ...

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34 Turkish soldiers killed in deadly Syrian regime airstrike

At least 34 Turkish soldiers were killed in Syrian regime airstrikes in Idlib and several more were badly injured in a huge regime attack.

Under UAE pressure, Egypt holds military funeral for Mubarak

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Under UAE pressure, Egypt holds military funeral for Mubarak

The UAE allegedly pressured Sisi to hold a full-honours funeral for Mubarak, during which he praised Mubarak's military service but made no ...

US accuses Julian Assange of endangering sources

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US accuses Julian Assange of endangering sources

As Julian Assange's court case unfolds, the US accused the WikiLeaks founder of endangering the lives of intelligence sources.

Quake in Iran kills nine in neighbouring Turkey

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Quake in Iran kills nine in neighbouring Turkey

The epicentre of the quake, which struck at 9:23 am (0553 GMT), was near the Iranian village of Habash-e Olya, less than 10 kilometres (six ...

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