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Prince William begins controversial visit to Israel, Palestinian territories

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Prince William begins controversial visit to Israel, Palestinian territories

The official visit marks the first time a royal family member makes an official visit to both Israel and the Occupied Palestinian territories.

Date of publication: 25 June, 2018

South Sudan rivals to hold fresh talks on Monday

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South Sudan rivals to hold fresh talks on Monday

South Sudan President Salva Kiir and arch-rival Riek Machar will meet in Khartoum for their second round of talks in almost two years.

Parents of Sudanese teen facing death penalty speak out

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Parents of Sudanese teen facing death penalty speak out

The parents of a Sudanese teenager facing death penalty for killing her husband, who she accuses of rape, have spoken for the first time about ...

Saudi woman takes victory lap in Formula One car

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Saudi woman takes victory lap in Formula One car

Racing driver Aseel al-Hamad hit the track ahead of the French Grand Prix as ...

Abolish Kafala: Lebanon domestic workers protest 'slave like' conditions

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Abolish Kafala: Lebanon domestic workers protest 'slave like' conditions

Migrant domestic workers in Lebanon took to the streets on International Domestic Workers' Day to demand the end of the unjust Kafala system and call for recognition of their rights

Italy refuses to rescue 1000 refugees in Mediterranean

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Italy refuses to rescue 1000 refugees in Mediterranean

Italian minister has told NGOs not to rescue 1000 refugees on potentially unsafe boats off Libya.

Erdogan on victory: I will make Turkey a superpower

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Erdogan on victory: I will make Turkey a superpower

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan declared victory in Turkey's presidential and parliamentary elections on Sunday, vowing in his victory speech to make Turkey a 'top ten' world power

Jordan 'will refuse' Syrians fleeing regime offensive on Daraa

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Jordan 'will refuse' Syrians fleeing regime offensive on Daraa

Jordan's government said "we simply cannot receive more" as thousands of civilians flee a looming regime assault on rebel-held towns in Daraa ...

Mass protests sweep through Tehran as Iranian currency plummets

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Mass protests sweep through Tehran as Iranian currency plummets

The shopkeepers of Tehran's bazaars have gone on strike as the rial hits record lows, while protesters take to the capital's streets calling for ...

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World Cup LIVEBLOG: Saudi Arabia v Egypt

Don't miss a moment in Russia2018 as Egypt and Saudi Arabia battle it out for their first win of the tournament. Keep refreshing this page for updates.

Large 'meteor' strikes Morocco desert, sparking hunt for remains

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Large 'meteor' strikes Morocco desert, sparking hunt for remains

A meteor seems to have struck Morocco's southwestern desert region, lighting up the night sky and creating a loud explosion, news website Alyaoum24 reported.

Egypt TV anchor declares Erdogan rival winner of elections

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Egypt TV anchor declares Erdogan rival winner of elections

An Egyptian television TV anchor has declared the main rival to Turkey's president in a weekend presidential election as the winner of the vote despite official results.

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Iraq to manually recount ‘suspect’ ballots only

Only ballot boxes suspected to have been affected by fraud will be sent to Baghdad for a manual recount, in a bid to speed up the laborious process.

Italy interior minister heads to Libya amid migrant crisis

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Italy interior minister heads to Libya amid migrant crisis

Matteo Salvini recently generated heavy international criticism for barring the ...

Saudi says two Yemen rebel missiles intercepted over Riyadh

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Saudi says two Yemen rebel missiles intercepted over Riyadh

Saudi air forces intercepted two missiles over Riyadh which they say were fired from Houthi-held territory in Yemen.

Philippines president to visit Kuwait after worker abuse scandal

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Philippines president to visit Kuwait after worker abuse scandal

Relations between the Philippines and Kuwait soured after the corpse of domestic worker Joanna Demafelis was found in a freezer.

Netanyahu met with Saudi crown prince in Amman: report

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Netanyahu met with Saudi crown prince in Amman: report

The two countries share a number of strategic interests, including their desire to rollback Iran's regional influence.

Ronaldo begs rowdy Iran fans to let him sleep

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Ronaldo begs rowdy Iran fans to let him sleep

Hundreds of Iranian football fans gathered outside the Portugal team's hotel and tried to stop them sleeping ahead of Monday's decisive World ...

Egypt FA denies Mo Salah considering quitting team

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Egypt FA denies Mo Salah considering quitting team

Sources close to the Liverpool forward had claimed Mo Salah is unhappy over being used as a 'political' pawn in a meeting with Chechen leader ...

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Syria's Assad threatens north offensive as south assault looms

Syria's president has threatened that regime forces could storm the north of the country to recapture areas out of its control, as a major offensive looms in the south.

Air strikes kill five as southern Syria assault looms

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Air strikes kill five as southern Syria assault looms

Five were killed in airstrikes in Daraa, as the Syrian regime threatens an assault in Syria's south.

Turkey lira climbs 3 percent after Erdogan election win

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Turkey lira climbs 3 percent after Erdogan election win

Investor confidence was shored up after Erdogan secured a decisive victory, ending worries political uncertainty would drive down the currency.

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France arrests 10 suspects over plot to attack Muslims

Ten far-right suspects were arrested over a plan to commit a "violent act" against Muslims in France.

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