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Saudi ambassador to Washington 'will not return to US'

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Saudi ambassador to Washington 'will not return to US'

The Saudi ambassador to Washington, Prince Khalid bin Salman, will not be returning his post, reports said on Tuesday.

Date of publication: 16 October, 2018

UAE hired American 'death squad' to assassinate Yemeni opposition

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UAE hired American 'death squad' to assassinate Yemeni opposition

Elite US mercs were hired by ex-Palestinian strongman Mohammed Dahlan to assassinate Yemeni politicians deemed 'terrorists' by the UAE.

Reports: Saudi Arabia to admit Khashoggi killed in interrogation

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Reports: Saudi Arabia to admit Khashoggi killed in interrogation

Saudi Arabia will admit that journalist Jamal Khashoggi was killed during a botched interrogation, but would abdicate responsibility for the ...

Syria buffer 'on course' despite missed deadline: Moscow, Ankara

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Syria buffer 'on course' despite missed deadline: Moscow, Ankara

Russia and Turkey said on Tuesday their deal to set up a buffer zone in Idlib ...

Egyptians first to farm fish 3,500 years ago: study

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Egyptians first to farm fish 3,500 years ago: study

Scientists said that evidence of fish farming in Ancient Egypt dating back 3,500 years ago is the first documented evidence of the practice on earth.

Iran troops, intelligence officers 'abducted' on Pakistan border

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Iran troops, intelligence officers 'abducted' on Pakistan border

Iran's Revolutionary Guards blamed "terrorist groups that are guided and supported by foreign forces" for the abductions of its members.

Algeria's parliamentary speaker 'locked out' of building in protest

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Algeria's parliamentary speaker 'locked out' of building in protest

MPs used a chain and padlock to keep Algeria's parliamentary speaker out of the building, as pressure on him to resign continues to mount.

Iran admits to conducting 700 drone attacks in Syria

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Iran admits to conducting 700 drone attacks in Syria

Iran's Revolutionary Guard has admitted to carrying out 700 drone strikes against the Islamic State group in Syria.

Train crash in Morocco leaves at least six dead

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Train crash in Morocco leaves at least six dead

A train crash that took place 12 miles north of the capital Rabat killed six people, including the driver.

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Pompeo in Riyadh for crisis talks on missing journalist

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo landed in Saudi Arabia for urgent talks with King Salman on Tuesday surrounding the fate of missing Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi.

Yemen: 18m could suffer 'worst famine for 100 years'

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Yemen: 18m could suffer 'worst famine for 100 years'

Half of Yemenis could be affected by the world's worst famine in a century as economic crisis prices out people from buying food and civilian infrastructure is targeted by airstrikes.

Netanyahu's lawyer dies, throwing corruption case into uncertainty

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Netanyahu's lawyer dies, throwing corruption case into uncertainty

Israeli Prime Minister Binyamnin Netanyahu's lawyer died of cancer on Tuesday.

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More banking executives boycott Saudi investment conference

Chief executives of HSBC, Standard Chartered and Credit Suisse pull out of Saudi Arabia's business conference amid widespread concern over Khashoggi's fate.

German journalist Mesale Tolu returns to Turkey for trial

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German journalist Mesale Tolu returns to Turkey for trial

The German journalist of Turkish origin had previously spent months in ...

Hamas: Israel must quit 'empty threats' and lift blockade

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Hamas: Israel must quit 'empty threats' and lift blockade

Israel must focus on ending the crippling siege on Gaza instead of issuing empty threats of war, the Palestinian Hamas movement said.

Gaza border protests 'cannot continue', warns Israeli defence minister

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Gaza border protests 'cannot continue', warns Israeli defence minister

The Israeli defence minister's comments could foreshadow Israel stepping up its use of deadly force against Palestinian protesters at the Gaza separation fence.

'Catastrophic' tropical storm kills three in Oman, Yemen

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'Catastrophic' tropical storm kills three in Oman, Yemen

At least three people were killed and dozens injured by flash flooding in Yemen and neighbouring Oman.

Turkey to search Saudi consul's residence in Khashoggi case

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Turkey to search Saudi consul's residence in Khashoggi case

Turkish police will search the Saudi consul's residence as part of an ongoing investigation in the Khashoggi case.

Saudi Hollywood deal in possible jeopardy over Khashoggi affair

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Saudi Hollywood deal in possible jeopardy over Khashoggi affair

A number of Western businesses and media outlets are backing out of Saudi projects until Riyadh explains the disappearance of journalist Jamal ...

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UN rights chief urges lifting Saudi 'immunity' over Khashoggi

The UN human rights chief has called on the lifting of immunity of Saudi officials who are suspected to be involved in the alleged murder of Jamal Khashoggi.

Police shoot tractor crashing into cars near Turkey's parliament

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Police shoot tractor crashing into cars near Turkey's parliament

Turkish police shot the driver of a tractor in Ankara's city centre after he refused to stop and crashed into cars near the parliament building.

Australia PM hesitates as Jerusalem embassy move ignites outrage

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Australia PM hesitates as Jerusalem embassy move ignites outrage

Australia's Prime Minister is now starting to question a decision on moving its embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem after backlash.

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Palestinians protest Israeli closure of West Bank school

Israeli forces fired tear gas and rubber bullets as Palestinians in the occupied West Bank protested the school's closure on Monday.

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