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A senior Egyptian intelligence delegation has arrived in the Gaza Strip to negotiate with Hamas regarding a potential prisoner swap with Israel.

Uncut scenes of the second season of an Iranian TV show posted online pushed viewers to suspect censorship from the government.

Lebanon to <em>swap</em> medical expertise for Iraqi oil

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Lebanon to swap medical expertise for Iraqi oil

Lebanon and Iraq have signed a deal to exchange oil for medical supplies, which is hoped will solve each country’s respective problems.

Obama's Kenyan Muslim 'beloved grandmother' dies aged 99

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Obama's Kenyan Muslim 'beloved grandmother' dies aged 99

Mama Sarah will be buried Tuesday at her home, in line with Islamic traditions.

Will Biden's Afghanistan peace plan succeed?

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Will Biden's Afghanistan peace plan succeed?

Analysis: The US president's Afghanistan peace deal may alienate the very people it aims to bring together, the Afghan government and Taliban ...

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Interpol 'drops arrest warrant for Ahlam al-Tamimi'

Tamimi is wanted by the US for her role in the 2001 bombing of a Jerusalem restaurant.

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Hamas official: Hamas' Gaza leader Yahya Sinwar re-elected

Yahya Sinwar has been elected as the head of Hamas' political wing and will serve another four years.

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British-Iranian academic released from Iran prison recounts 'suicidal thoughts'

Former Iran detainee Kylie Moore-Gilbert has opened up about her harrowing seven-month ordeal in solitary confinement.

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Family urges release of UK man detained in India

Arms dealer Christian Michel, 59, has been detained in India since December 2018 after being extradited from the United Arab Emirates over a ...

Venezuela 'swaps' jet fuel for Iran's gasoline

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Venezuela 'swaps' jet fuel for Iran's gasoline

Iran is allegedly receiving jet duel from Venezuela in exchange for gasoline as part of a 'swap deal' concocted by both countries’ oil ...

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Yemen prisoner swap talks end with no deal: UN

Talks on a possible prisoner exchange between Yemen's warring parties concluded Sunday with no deal after a month of wrangling, the UN said.

Israel arrests four Palestinians for 'throwing snow' at settler

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Israel arrests four Palestinians for 'throwing snow' at settler

The four Palestinian boys were arrested in Hebron and are now under investigation by Israeli police.

Israel and Syria <em>swap</em> prisoners in Russia-mediated deal

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Israel and Syria swap prisoners in Russia-mediated deal

Israel and Syria swapped prisoners in a deal brokered by Russia.

2 Syrians held in Israel to be released

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2 Syrians held in Israel to be released

Israel and Syria have agreed to a prisoner swap that was brokered by Russia.

Gunmen kill Afghan radio journalist in car ambush

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Gunmen kill Afghan radio journalist in car ambush

Besmullah Adel Aimaq, editor-in-chief of Voice of Ghor radio, was killed en route to Firoz Koh city, the capital of Ghor province, said Aref ...

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Pakistan repays $1 billion to Saudi Arabia: officials

A Pakistani official was quoted as saying that 'China has come to our rescue'.

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China bails-out Pakistan to return $2 billion Saudi debt

Pakistan reportedly returned $1 billion to Saudi Arabia on Monday, and plans to pay the remaining $1 billion to be paid in January.

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Azerbaijan, Armenia swap prisoners from Nagorno-Karabakh conflict

Azerbaijan and Armenia announced the start of a prisoner exchange, more than a month after a peace deal was signed ending weeks of fighting over ...

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Iran accuses Kylie Moore-Gilbert of spying in misinformation campaign

A report aired on Iranian state-run television claimed that the British-Australian academic was a spy for Israel.

Haftar's capture of Italian fishermen sparks diplomatic storm

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Haftar's capture of Italian fishermen sparks diplomatic storm

In-depth: Haftar's forces have detained a crew of Sicilian fishermen for over 90 days, igniting a diplomatic stand-off with Italy.

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Academic freed in Iran ‘blown away’ by support

Middle East scholar Kylie Moore-Gilbert said she was 'totally blown away' by efforts from friends and family to secure her release.

Academic arrives in Australia after Iran release

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Academic arrives in Australia after Iran release

Academic Kylie Moore-Gilbert returned to Australia on Friday amid reports she was detained after Iranian authorities discovered she was in a ...

Iran frees British-Australian academic in exchange for three Iranians

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Iran frees British-Australian academic in exchange for three Iranians

Iranian state TV has reported that authorities have freed Kylie Moore-Gilbert, a British-Australian academic held in the country for over two ...

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