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Gulf States, Canada vow to boost cooperation against terrorism

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Gulf States, Canada vow to boost cooperation against terrorism

GCC foreign ministers joined forces with their Canadian counterpart in the Saudi city of Jeddah on Monday to declare their commitment to eradicate terrorism.

Egypt's Sisi to launch 'Israel-friendly' peace initiative

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Egypt's Sisi to launch 'Israel-friendly' peace initiative

The Egyptian strongman, who has been on increasingly friendly terms with Israel, will reportedly launch a proposal for peace between Israel and ...

'No Arab teachers in our schools', say Israeli parents

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'No Arab teachers in our schools', say Israeli parents

A new poll has found that 41 percent of Israelis reject the presence of Arab ...

Yemen's warring factions meet face to face

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Yemen's warring factions meet face to face

Houthi rebels and the Yemeni government have returned to face-to-face negotiations after the government pulled out last week.

Saudis sentenced to death for grisly murder of Indians

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Saudis sentenced to death for grisly murder of Indians

Three Saudi men have been handed death sentences for torturing five Indian men in eastern Saudi Arabia before burying them alive.

Six soldiers killed in southeast Turkey bomb attack

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Six soldiers killed in southeast Turkey bomb attack

Six Turkish soldiers were killed in a bomb attack on a military convoy in the southeastern Van province on Tuesday, which the army blames on PKK militants.

Jordanian BDS activists rally against 'pro-Israel' parliament

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Jordanian BDS activists rally against 'pro-Israel' parliament

Furious Jordanian activists on Tuesday organised protests against parliament for allowing Israel to invest in Jordan's sovereign wealth fund.

Explosion rocks Yemen's Sanaa University Explosion rocks Yemen's Sanaa University

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Explosion rocks Yemen's Sanaa University

Fatalities have been reported in an explosion on Tuesday at Sanaa University, where student-organised protests have been common since the Arab ...

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Russia calls for 'silence' following failed Syria offensive

Moscow has called for a 72-hour "regime of silence" in Syria's restive East Ghouta and Daraya following a stymied attack on opposition-held areas.

Iran hardliner appointment temporarily closes door to reform

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Iran hardliner appointment temporarily closes door to reform

The ultra-conservative Ayatollah Ahmad Jannati is set to lead Iran's Assembly of Experts, which selects the country's next supreme leader, apparently blocking the moderate camp's political ascendency.

Syria says Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Turkey behind deadly blasts

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Syria says Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Turkey behind deadly blasts

Damascus blames the Syrian opposition's regional backers for trying to derail the peace process with bombs that killed 150 in Assad's coastal strongholds on Monday.

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Egyptian army says 13 militants killed in northern Sinai

Egypt's security forces draw fresh blood in their ongoing battle against insurgents in the volatile Sinai Peninsula.

Saudi officer killed by landmine on Yemen border

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Saudi officer killed by landmine on Yemen border

The blast also wounded three border guards, state media has announced.

Operation Fallujah: US 'officially involved'

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Operation Fallujah: US 'officially involved'

The US State Department has confirmed it is providing crucial intelligence and support for forces battling the Islamic State group in Fallujah.

Egyptian investigators split on EgyptAir explosion claims

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Egyptian investigators split on EgyptAir explosion claims

Allegations that an explosion brought EgyptAir Flight 804 have been denied by the head of the Egypt's forensic authority just hours after an investigator said this scenario is most likely.

Tunisia's Ennahdha re-elects party leader after ditching political Islam Tunisia's Ennahdha re-elects party leader after ditching political Islam

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Tunisia's Ennahdha re-elects party leader after ditching political Islam

Video: Rached Ghannouchi has been re-elected leader of Tunisia's formerly Islamist movement, Ennahdha, as the party makes formal steps towards separating its religious and political activities.

How Gaza's fishermen get caught in Israel's nets

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How Gaza's fishermen get caught in Israel's nets

Exclusive: The New Arab reveals how the Israeli Shin Bet intelligence agency uses threats, coercion and inducements to force hard-hit Gazan ...

Operation Fallujah: 'Hizballah fighters' killed Operation Fallujah: 'Hizballah fighters' killed

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Operation Fallujah: 'Hizballah fighters' killed

As airstrikes and fierce battles take government troops closer to another Islamic State group bastion, emerging reports suggest dozens of ...

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Palestinian girl shot dead by Israeli troops

An unidentified Palestinian girl has been shot dead at a checkpoint in the West Bank.

IS-claimed bombings 'kill over 100' in Syrian regime strongholds IS-claimed bombings 'kill over 100' in Syrian regime strongholds

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IS-claimed bombings 'kill over 100' in Syrian regime strongholds

Video: At least seven coordinated blasts have hit loyalist towns on the Syrian coast, killing dozens and injuring more. [Developing story]

'Tenfold effort' needed to save Egypt's tourisim

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'Tenfold effort' needed to save Egypt's tourisim

Major efforts are needed to bring tourists back to Egypt, the country's Tourism Minister Yehia Rashed said on Sunday, though he sought to downplay the latest disaster.

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Gaza's 'Spiderboy' seeks to set world record

Palestinian 12-year-old Mohammed al-Sheikh is dubbed 'Spiderboy' for his spine-bending body contortion skills, which he now wants to use to set a new world record.

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