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Palestine resigned its presidency of the Arab League, which began this month and was due to end next March, in protest at Bahrain and the UAE’s normalisation deals with Israel

Housing Minister Yaakov Litzman criticised the anticipated lockdown measure as extreme and said it would cause undue suffering to the public.

Lebanon: from deadly explosion to new PM

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Lebanon: from deadly explosion to new PM

On August 4, one of the biggest ever non-nuclear explosions destroyed swathes of the capital. By the end of the month, a new Prime Minister was named.

Mali wakes up to military rule after president <em>resigns</em>

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Mali wakes up to military rule after president resigns

Malian President Boubacar Keita resigned from office after a military coup.

Fourth Lebanese minister <em>resigns</em> as security chiefs questioned

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Fourth Lebanese minister resigns as security chiefs questioned

Lebanese Finance Minister Ghazi Wazni resigned on Monday, bringing the embattled government closer to collapse, as a judge questioned security ...

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Lebanese justice minister resigns amid outrage over Beirut blast

Justice Minister Marie-Claude Najm has become the third Lebanese cabinet member to resign as angry protests continue over the deadly Beirut blast which killed scores of people.

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Over 10,000 Israelis take part in renewed anti-Netanyahu protests

Israeli police are continuing to crack down on growing anti-Netanyahu demonstrations, violently dismantling a protest encampment the day after ...

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Lebanon ambassador to Jordan resigns over government 'negligence'

Tracy Chamoun said she was resigning in protest against 'negligence, theft and lying' by the government.

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Lebanese FM Nassif Hitti resigns amid economic crisis

Dissatisfied with the government's performance, Lebanon's foreign minister handed in his resignation amid an economic crisis.

Tunisia's Ennahdha seeks new government as 'corrupt' PM <em>resigns</em>

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Tunisia's Ennahdha seeks new government as 'corrupt' PM resigns

Tunisian Prime Minister Elias Fakhfakh is facing calls for a travel ban amid an ongoing investigation into alleged corruption, as Tunisia's ...

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Tunisia PM resigns after political row

Fakhfakh has had a strained relationship with Tunisia's largest party, Ennahdha.

South Lebanon judge <em>resigns</em> following ruling against US ambassador

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South Lebanon judge resigns following ruling against US ambassador

Judge Mohamad Mazeh tendered his resignation after he was questioned for slapping a year-long gag order on airing or publishing comments made by ...

Top Lebanese finance ministry official <em>resigns</em> amid crisis

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Top Lebanese finance ministry official resigns amid crisis

The finance ministry's director general said his resignation was a rejection of the ruling elite's handling of the ongoing economic crisis.

Atlanta police chief <em>resigns</em> after officer kills black man

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Atlanta police chief resigns after officer kills black man

Chief Erika Shields resigned after an officer fatally shot 27-year-old Rayshard Brooks during an arrest, injecting fresh anger into protests ...

Cairo film festival's art director <em>resigns</em> over past tweets

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Cairo film festival's art director resigns over past tweets

Ahmed Shawky has resigned from Cairo's international film festival following outcry at past social media posts that activists say celebrate ...

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Israel parliament speaker resigns rather than convene a vote

Israel's parliamentary speaker Yuli Edelstein resigned on Wednesday.

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UN chief names new head of Palestinian refugee agency

The UN has appointed a new chief for its crisis-stricken Palestinian refugees agency.

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UN Libya envoy resigns suddenly, citing 'stress' of role

Salame announced his sudden resignation in a post on Twitter, only days after a fragile ceasefire between the Libya's rival governments was ...

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Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad resigns

Analysts suggest that the Malaysian PM may not be gone for good, and that the resignation is a political move to create a new majority.

Sudan's intelligence chief <em>resigns</em> amid killings

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Sudan's intelligence chief resigns amid killings

Sudan's intelligence service chief General Abu Bakr Mustafa had resigned.

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Iran anchor resigns after 'lying for 13 years'

Iran is turning into a tinderbox as demonstrators protest over the death of over 170 passengers on a civilian plane after Iranian forces ...

Iraq's prime minister falls but the system remains

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Iraq's prime minister falls but the system remains

Following Adel Abdul Mahdi's resignation as prime minister, Iraqi protesters remain unsatisfied with the ethnosectarian quotas which have ...

Kuwait government <em>resigns</em> after disputes in parliament

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Kuwait government resigns after disputes in parliament

Kuwait's cabinet submitted its resignation on Thursday, days after the country’s minister of public works announced she would step down after ...

Jordan thwarts 'terrorist operation' against US, Israeli embassies 

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Jordan thwarts 'terrorist operation' against US, Israeli embassies 

Jordanian intelligence foiled a plan by two suspected militants against the US and Israeli embassies, as well as a US military base in southern ...

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