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Trump demands Congresswomen he insulted apologise to US, Israel

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Trump demands Congresswomen he insulted apologise to US, Israel

US President Trump has demanded that ethnic-minority Congresswomen he insulted apologise to US and Israel for 'horrible things they have said'.

Date of publication: 21 July, 2019

Tortured Sudanese detainee dies in custody

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Tortured Sudanese detainee dies in custody

A doctors committee linked to Sudan's protest movement said a civilian detained and allegedly tortured by security agents in a central town has died in custody.

Turkey deports Syrians to war-torn Idlib amid rising racism

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Turkey deports Syrians to war-torn Idlib amid rising racism

An 18-year-old Syrian man and a number of Syrian youth were deported from Istanbul to Syria by Turkish police, despite possessing a temporary ...

United Kingdom considering 'freezing Iran assets' after tanker seizure

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United Kingdom considering 'freezing Iran assets' after tanker seizure

Measures taken by the United Kingdom against Iran could include the ...

Saudi Arabia releases Iranian oil tanker after two months

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Saudi Arabia releases Iranian oil tanker after two months

After two and half months, Saudi authorities have allowed an Iranian oil tanker to return to Iran amid heightened tensions in the region.

Guards member killed in clashes with 'terrorists' in Iran

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Guards member killed in clashes with 'terrorists' in Iran

A firefight that took place late on Saturday in the Sistan-Baluchistan province killed a member of Iran's Revolutionary Guard and a Basij militia fighter, said the official IRNA news agency.

Libya government fears Haftar prepping new push on Tripoli

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Libya government fears Haftar prepping new push on Tripoli

The GNA said on its Facebook page it was "concerned over reports of a pending military escalation by Haftar's forces in Tripoli.

Israel disperses anti-demolition protesters in West Bank

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Israel disperses anti-demolition protesters in West Bank

50 Palestinians who gathered at Sur Baher in east Jerusalem to protest the planned demolition of homes were dispersed by Israeli forces.

Lufthansa joins BA in cancelling all flights to Cairo

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Lufthansa joins BA in cancelling all flights to Cairo

Lufthansa and British Airways have both suspended flights to Egypt amid a Foreign Office terrorism warning.

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UK voices to Iran 'extreme disappointment' over seized tanker

Foreign Minister Jeremy Hunt expressed his 'extreme disappointment' after Tehran seized a UK-flagged tanker in the Gulf.

Africa Cup champs Algeria return to hero's welcome

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Africa Cup champs Algeria return to hero's welcome

Algeria's football heroes are welcomed back with a victory celebration after their stunning victory over Senegal in the Africa Cup of Nations final.

Twitter blocks accounts of Iranian state media outlets

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Twitter blocks accounts of Iranian state media outlets

Twitter clarified on Saturday that it suspended the accounts of Iranian state media outlets because of targeted harassment of people linked to the Baha'i faith.

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Hundreds of Palestinian protesters injured by Israeli live bullets

Dozens of Palestinians were injured during weekly 'March of Return' protests on the border between Gaza and Israel, after Israeli forces used live bullets and gas to disperse protesters.

#FreeZakzaky: Protesters demand Nigeria release of dying Muslim leader

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#FreeZakzaky: Protesters demand Nigeria release of dying Muslim leader

Concerns have been raised surrounding the fate of a prominent Muslim cleric and ...

Syrian Christian woman brutally tortured and murdered in Idlib

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Syrian Christian woman brutally tortured and murdered in Idlib

A retired Syrian-Armenian schoolteacher has been brutally reported in Idlib province.

Turkish mob attacks tourists displaying Iraqi-Kurdistan flag

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Turkish mob attacks tourists displaying Iraqi-Kurdistan flag

A video has emerged on YouTube showing a mob in the Turkish town of Caykara attacking tourists who displayed the flag of Iraqi Kurdistan

Iraqi-Kurdistan counter-terrorism units arrest suspect in Turkish diplomat murder

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Iraqi-Kurdistan counter-terrorism units arrest suspect in Turkish diplomat murder

It follows the murder of a Turkish diplomat and two Iraqi officials in Erbil earlier this week.

Saudi-led coalition launches anti-Houthi offensive in Yemeni capital

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Saudi-led coalition launches anti-Houthi offensive in Yemeni capital

A military operation targeting Houthi positions in Sanaa has commenced, the Saudi-led coalition said on Saturday.

Saudi Arabia officially confirms deployment of US troops

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Saudi Arabia officially confirms deployment of US troops

The Saudi defence ministry has officially confirmed that US troops will be deployed to Saudi Arabia as tensions with Iran increase.

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Tehran denies US 'delusional, baseless' downing of Iranian drone

Iran's armed forces dismissed Donald Trump's assertion that the US shot down an Iranian drone as 'baseless and delusional'.

Israel to allow Tlaib-Omar visit 'out of respect'

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Israel to allow Tlaib-Omar visit 'out of respect'

Israel will allow Congresswomen Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib to enter the state for an official visit in a few weeks, the US envoy to Israel confirmed.

US Navy destroys Iranian drone in 'defensive action': Trump

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US Navy destroys Iranian drone in 'defensive action': Trump

The US military shot down an Iranian drone on Thursday that came within 1,000 yards of one of its naval vessels in the Strait of Hormuz, President Donald Trump said.

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Who are the Squad and what do they represent?

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Ilhan Omar, Ayanna Pressley and Rashida Tlaib – also known as the Squad – have all been targets of Trump's series of racist and xenophobic attacks.

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