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The United Nations Security Council meeting was originally scheduled for Friday, and was requested by Tunisia, Norway and China.

Armenia's acting PM accused Azerbaijan of 'encroachment' and convened an emergency meeting of his security council.

Egyptian foreign minister says Israeli aggression threatens two-state solution

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Egyptian foreign minister says Israeli aggression threatens two-state solution

Egypt's foreign minister said Israel's continued violations threatens a two-state solution and regional stability.

Iran to help ensure Syrian regime elections 'free, fair'

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Iran to help ensure Syrian regime elections 'free, fair'

Iran Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif offered to help with the upcoming elections, which are expected to be highly fraudulent.

UN Security Council to meet on Israel-Palestine conflict Friday

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UN Security Council to meet on Israel-Palestine conflict Friday

The UN Security Council is to hold an emergency meeting on the escalating conflict between Israel and the Palestinians despite ...

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Republicans oust Trump critic Cheney from leadership

Cheney warned her colleagues of the potential 'unravelling of our democracy' as Trump continues to 'mislead' millions of Americans.

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UN looks to end force on Sudan-South Sudan border

Both Sudan and South Sudan claim ownership of the oil-rich Abyei area. The UN force, known as UNISFA, has been in Abyei since 2011.

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Libya's latest unity government faces uphill battle

Interim Prime Minister Abdulhamid Dbeibah’s administration is charged with unifying Libya's institutions and preparing for elections on December ...

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Zarif in Damascus after new Iran ambassador appointed

Mehdi Sobhani was reportedly appointed based on the suggestion of Tehran’s foreign minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, who headed a delegation which ...

Organisation of Islamic Cooperation condemns Israeli violence against Palestinians

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Organisation of Islamic Cooperation condemns Israeli violence against Palestinians

The OIC also slammed Israel's continued settlement expansion and forced expulsions of Palestinians.

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Egypt reached out to Israel over tensions: FM

The Arab League has called for the ICC to include the latest attempts to evict Palestinians from their homes in east Jerusalem in an ongoing war ...

Arab, Muslim countries condemn Israel's assault on Gaza

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Arab, Muslim countries condemn Israel's assault on Gaza

Israel's overnight strikes on Gaza, which killed nine children, have drawn round condemnation from regional powers.

Arab League head blasts Israel for Gaza, Jerusalem violence

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Arab League head blasts Israel for Gaza, Jerusalem violence

The Arab League head has condemned Israeli attacks against the Palestinians, as operations in Gaza continue for a second day.

World powers call for calm after Jerusalem unrest

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World powers call for calm after Jerusalem unrest

Reactions poured in from around the world after violence sparked by days of unrest at Jerusalem's Al-Aqsa mosque compound.

Jordan protesters unite to demand Israel envoy's ouster

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Jordan protesters unite to demand Israel envoy's ouster

Pro-Palestinian demonstrators held angry protests on in Amman demanding an end to Jordan's peace treaty with Israel, following clashes between ...

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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.

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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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'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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Netanyahu vows to impose 'order' in Jerusalem

Israel vowed to restore order in Jerusalem after hundreds of Palestinian protesters were wounded, as a key court hearing on a flashpoint ...

UK activists protest Syrian refugee returns to Danish ambassador

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UK activists protest Syrian refugee returns to Danish ambassador

Syrian activists and their supporters have met the Danish ambassador to the UK to protest threatened deportations of refugees to areas around ...

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Tunisia leaders fight over command of country's security forces

Tunisia is embroiled in a constitutional crisis as the country's prime minister and president argue over who commands the country's security ...

Sheikh Jarrah families refuse <em>meeting</em> with Palestinian-Israeli 'kingmaker' politician

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Sheikh Jarrah families refuse meeting with Palestinian-Israeli 'kingmaker' politician

Families threatened with eviction have refused a meeting with Mansour Abbas, a Palestinian-Israeli Islamist politician who previously ...

Scores more Palestinians wounded as Israeli police attack protesters

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Scores more Palestinians wounded as Israeli police attack protesters

Scores of Palestinians were injured on Saturday as Israeli security forces used rubber bullets against Palestinian protesters at the Al-Aqsa ...

Turkey hits out at 'abominable'Israeli attacks on Palestinians

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Turkey hits out at 'abominable'Israeli attacks on Palestinians

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

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