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Dangerous, immoral, predictable: Palestinians react to US settlement endorsement

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Dangerous, immoral, predictable: Palestinians react to US settlement endorsement

Palestinians across the globe vented anger but little shock over the Trump administration's latest pro-Israel turn that effectively green-lights illegal settlement expansion and annexation.

Date of publication: 19 November, 2019

Syrian Sufis fear extremists fighting alongside Turkish army

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Syrian Sufis fear extremists fighting alongside Turkish army

With the ongoing Turkish offensive in Syria, the Sufi community in Amudeh city, northern Syria, fear they may be one of their many victims.

Joint List's Odeh: Netanyahu trying to spark civil war

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Joint List's Odeh: Netanyahu trying to spark civil war

Head of the Palestinian Joint List alliance Ayman Odeh said Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was trying to 'spark a civil war' after racist ...

Russian mercenaries 'behead Syrian refugee' in gruesome leaked video

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Russian mercenaries 'behead Syrian refugee' in gruesome leaked video

Leaked video footage shows purported Russian mercenaries from the Wagner Group ...

Lebanon bank staff return to work after week-long strike

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Lebanon bank staff return to work after week-long strike

Bank workers have returned to work in Lebanon after going on strike over new regulations.

Three killed as Iran unrest continues amid internet blackout

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Three killed as Iran unrest continues amid internet blackout

At least five people are confirmed to have been killed in nationwide protests that erupted Friday after it was announced the price of petrol would be raised by 50 percent.

Trump supporter pleads guilty to Ilhan Omar death threat

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Trump supporter pleads guilty to Ilhan Omar death threat

Patrick Carlineo has been sentenced after sending Ilhan Omar a death threat.

Taliban commanders arrive in Qatar for prisoner swap

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Taliban commanders arrive in Qatar for prisoner swap

Three Taliban have arrived in Qatar as part of a prisoner swap deal.

EXCLUSIVE: Mass Iran spy leaks ‘accurate’, reveals Iraq official

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EXCLUSIVE: Mass Iran spy leaks ‘accurate’, reveals Iraq official

Infiltration, bribes and double agents: An investigation by US media has revealed how Iran cultivated a vast network of spies, informants and ...

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Three Algerians jailed over newborn hospital deaths

Three hospital managers were sentenced to jail over their 'negligence' that led to the death of eight newborns during a fire at a maternity ward in eastern Algeria.

Israel bombs Syria after rockets fired at Golan Heights

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Israel bombs Syria after rockets fired at Golan Heights

The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said rockets were fired at Israel from positions around the capital held by groups loyal to the Damascus regime.

Iran's Revolutionary Guards warn of 'decisive' crackdown against protesters

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Iran's Revolutionary Guards warn of 'decisive' crackdown against protesters

Iran's powerful armed force hinted at a looming crackdown against nationwide demonstrations opposing dramatic petrol price hikes, which authorities have blamed on 'hooligans'.

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Lebanese banks to reopen as withdrawal limits made official

Banks have been at the center of anti-government protests, as demonstrators accused them of corruption and mismanagement.

Activists block Iraq's main port, as southern cities revolt

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Activists block Iraq's main port, as southern cities revolt

Iraq's main Gulf port was forced to cut operations in half after protesters ...

Egyptian actor Amr Waked to star alongside Gal Gadot

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Egyptian actor Amr Waked to star alongside Gal Gadot

Amr Waked comes under fire after announcing he will star alongside Israeli lead actor Gal Gadot in the sequel of the American superhero film Wonder Woman.

Yemen's Houthis seize ship 'carrying oil rig'

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Yemen's Houthis seize ship 'carrying oil rig'

The UAE have accused Yemen's Houthi rebels of seizing two vessels in the Red Sea.

Syrian regime pilots killed as barrel bomb accidentally explodes

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Syrian regime pilots killed as barrel bomb accidentally explodes

Three Syrian regime pilots were killed at Hama airbase on Sunday when barrel bombs being loaded onto the chopper exploded.

Lebanon protests enter second month as demonstrators dig in

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Lebanon protests enter second month as demonstrators dig in

Thousands of Lebanese flooded main squares in Beirut, second city Tripoli in the north, and the southern port city of Sidon as well as other ...

Ragheb Alama says Lebanon needs a president like MbS

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Ragheb Alama says Lebanon needs a president like MbS

In response to criticism for accepting to perform a concert in the ultra-conservative kingdom, Alama praised the kingdom's de facto ruler.

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Egyptian newspaper runs discriminatory 'trinity of evil' headline

The editor of Egyptian newspaper Youm7 described the Muslim Brotherhood, Jewish people and Shia Muslims as the 'trinity of evil'.

Lebanon banks announce 'temporary' capital control measures amid protests

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Lebanon banks announce 'temporary' capital control measures amid protests

The Association of Banks in Lebanon agreed a set of temporary directives for commercial banks including, the association said Sunday, amid a worsening economic and political crisis.

Indonesia arrests dozens after IS-linked suicide bombing

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Indonesia arrests dozens after IS-linked suicide bombing

Indonesian authorities have arrested many Indonesian militants, after six were wounded in IS-linked suicide bombing in Medan.

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Israel's prime minister contender Gantz races to form government

Israeli opposition leader Gantz battles against time, towards forming a unity government.

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