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Four Palestinians were injured in clashes with Israeli police in annexed east Jerusalem, the Palestinian Red Crescent revealed.

An outlawed Pakistani Islamist political group freed 11 policemen almost a day after taking them hostage in the eastern city of Lahore.

Israel interrogates Al-Aqsa Mosque director amid 'Ramadan harassment'

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Israel interrogates Al-Aqsa Mosque director amid 'Ramadan harassment'

Sheikh Omar Al-Kiswani, the director of Al-Aqsa Mosque, was summoned and interrogated by Israeli intelligence.

Pakistan police and rangers taken hostage in anti-France protests

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Pakistan police and rangers taken hostage in anti-France protests

Supporters of the now-banned Tehreek-e-Labbaik Pakistan (TLP) radical party have taken at least seven hostages during an anti-France protest.

Israeli forces assault Palestinians outside Al-Aqsa Mosque: report

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Israeli forces assault Palestinians outside Al-Aqsa Mosque: report

Nine Palestinians were injured and one arrested after prayers at the Al Aqsa Mosque on Saturday night.

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French embassy advises citizens to leave Pakistan

Anti-French sentiments have been on the rise in Pakistan since the Charlie Hebdo magazine republished cartoons depicting the Prophet Mohammed ...

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Iran starts up advanced centrifuges in nuclear deal breach

By starting up the advanced centrifuges in breach of its faltering nuclear deal Iran is yet to reciprocate Washington's "very serious" ideas on ...

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Israeli forces re-arrest Palestinian prisoner one day after release

Israeli forces stormed the home of Majd Barbar and re-arrested him, one day after he was released from 20 years of detention, using ...

Jordan warns public as over 600,000 coronavirus cases recorded

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Jordan warns public as over 600,000 coronavirus cases recorded

Jordan has urged the public be more active in stopping the spread of coronavirus as it records more than 600,000 cases.

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Myanmar crackdown death toll passes 520

The civilian death toll in the Myanmar military's crackdown on protesters passed 520.

Palestinians march, plant trees to mark 45th Land Day

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Palestinians march, plant trees to mark 45th Land Day

Many Palestinians will mark Land Day from home this year in a bid to prevent the spread of Covid-19.

Five shot dead in violent Bangladesh demos against Modi

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Five shot dead in violent Bangladesh demos against Modi

Five supporters of the hardline Islamist Hefazat-e-Islam group were shot dead in Bangladesh after taking part in anti-Modi protests.

Yemen’s Houthis admit <em>tear</em>-<em>gas</em> caused fire which killed scores

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Yemen’s Houthis admit tear-gas caused fire which killed scores

Yemen’s Houthi rebels have admitted that tear gas fired by guards working for them caused a fire which killed at least 45 ...

BBC journalist detained as junta crackdown triggers Yangon exodus

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BBC journalist detained as junta crackdown triggers Yangon exodus

The BBC said it was "extremely concerned" about Burmese journalist Aung Thura. Much of Yangon has descended into chaos as some residents try to ...

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Clashes between Palestinians and Israeli forces in occupied Jenin

Clashes broke out between armed Palestinians and occupying Israeli forces in the West Bank city of Jenin.

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Facebook Live restricted in Jordan amid protests

Jordan demonstrations over coronavirus restrictions and nine deaths at a government hospital are ongoing.

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Jordanian police suppress anti-lockdown protests using tear gas

Hundreds protesters marched onto central Amman on Tuesday evening calling for an end to emergency Covid-19 legislation and for the government to ...

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Myanmar declares martial law in Yangon townships

Martial law was imposed in two Yangon townships after Myanmar's junta repressed violently demonstrations, leading to the death of at least 18 ...

Protests in Lebanon as local currency continues to slide

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Protests in Lebanon as local currency continues to slide

The Lebanese currency hit a new record low on Saturday, reaching about 12,500 pounds to the US dollar on the black market.

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Migrants demand international probe into deadly Yemen fire

Othman Gilto, head of the Ethiopian community in Sanaa, called for an international investigation into the fire that broke in a migrant facility ...

Myanmar 'shadow' parliament urges united opposition to coup

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Myanmar 'shadow' parliament urges united opposition to coup

A shadow opposition "parliament" called the Committee for Representing Pyidaungsu Hluttaw (CRPH) urged protestors to continue fighting to end ...

Myanmar protesters rally after overnight raids on opposition figures

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Myanmar protesters rally after overnight raids on opposition figures

Despite a heavy repression, thousands of Myanmar anti-coup demonstrators rallied on Sunday, following overnight raids in Yangon.

Israeli naval boats fire on Gaza fishermen, injuring two

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Israeli naval boats fire on Gaza fishermen, injuring two

Israel has injured two Palestinians in its latest attack on fishermen in the Gaza Strip, while its forces violently repressed anti-settlement ...

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