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Turkish police search Saudi consulate again in Khashoggi case

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Turkish police search Saudi consulate again in Khashoggi case

A team of Turkish investigators searched the Saudi consulate in Istanbul for a second time after investigating the consul's residence.

Date of publication: 18 October, 2018

Missing Egyptian ex-lawmaker 'detained by security forces', says wife

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Missing Egyptian ex-lawmaker 'detained by security forces', says wife

Shaymaa Afifi says that her husband Mustafa el-Nagar, 38, went missing while travelling in the southern city of Aswan nearly three weeks ago and may be detained by security forces.

UN to deliver aid to Syrians near Jordan border

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UN to deliver aid to Syrians near Jordan border

The UN is arranging an aid convoy to tens of thousands of Syrians stranded in the desert near the Jordanian border, it announced on Wednesday.

Water pollution in Iraq threatens Mandaean religious rites

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Water pollution in Iraq threatens Mandaean religious rites

Iraq's soaring water pollution is threatening the religious rites of its ...

Sudan appoints new peace envoy to S.Sudan

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Sudan appoints new peace envoy to S.Sudan

Former ambassador to Juba, Jamal al-Sheikh, was put in charge of "following the implementation" of the peace deal signed last month.

'Iconic' Istanbul photographer Ara Guler dies aged 90

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'Iconic' Istanbul photographer Ara Guler dies aged 90

Photography legend Ara Guler, famed for iconic images of Istanbul, died in the Turkish capital on Wednesday.

US Senators urge Trump to disclose Saudi financial ties

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US Senators urge Trump to disclose Saudi financial ties

US senators on Wednesday asked Donald Trump and his company to publicly disclose any financial ties to Saudi Arabia.

German Islamic State bride faces terrorism charges

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German Islamic State bride faces terrorism charges

A German woman who married an Islamic State militant and moved to Syria and Iraq has faced terrorism charges.

EU praises work of outgoing Syrian special envoy

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EU praises work of outgoing Syrian special envoy

European Union ambassadors in a joint statement praised the work of outgoing Syrian special envoy Staffan de Mistura.

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Khashoggi case: Istanbul police search Saudi consul's residence

A team of police and prosecutors, including forensics experts in white overalls, entered the residence of Mohammed al-Otaibi, a day after he flew out of Istanbul for Riyadh.

Two dead including six-year-old child in Tunisia floods

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Two dead including six-year-old child in Tunisia floods

Repeated autumnal flooding has sparked anger among residents of the marginalised region, who accuse authorities of neglecting flood defence systems.

Pakistan in 'active efforts' to recover abducted Iran troops

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Pakistan in 'active efforts' to recover abducted Iran troops

Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi met his Iranian counterpart Javad Zarif in Islamabad and briefed him "about the active efforts" to locate 11 Iranian security personnel.

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Tunisian fighter jet crashes into sea during exercise

A Tunisian F-5 jet disappeared from radar screens as it flew off the coast of Bizerte in northern Tunisia before crashing into the sea.

Iran stays quiet on Khashoggi case amid global uproar

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Iran stays quiet on Khashoggi case amid global uproar

As of Wednesday, Iran government had yet to make any official comment on the ...

Iran calls US sanctions on paramilitary force 'blind vindictiveness'

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Iran calls US sanctions on paramilitary force 'blind vindictiveness'

Iran called new US sanctions against its paramilitary Basij group an act of "blind vindictiveness" on Wednesday.

Comoros clashes worsen despite official claims

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Comoros clashes worsen despite official claims

Comoros' government claimed on Wednesday that clashes that have rocked the country have subdued.

Hamas denies responsibility for Israel rocket fire

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Hamas denies responsibility for Israel rocket fire

Hamas denounced the rocket firing into Israel as 'irresponsible'.

ICC prosecutor 'keeping close eye' on Gaza violence

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ICC prosecutor 'keeping close eye' on Gaza violence

The International Criminal Court's chief prosecutor Fatou Bensouda warned on Wednesday she was keeping a close eye on the situation in the ...

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