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Turkey to 'boycott' US electronics, says Erdogan

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Turkey to 'boycott' US electronics, says Erdogan

The Turkish president told supporters they could turn to Samsungs, rather than iPhones, and other goods made by non-US firms.

Date of publication: 14 August, 2018

Russia's emerging rapport with Gulf state monarchies

Stasa Salacanin

Russia's emerging rapport with Gulf state monarchies

Analysis: Saudi Arabia and the UAE are now looking to Russia for security partnerships as well as economic cooperation, writes Stasa Salacanin.

Egypt arrests 13 Brotherhood members on Rabaa massacre anniversary

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Egypt arrests 13 Brotherhood members on Rabaa massacre anniversary

The arrests come on the fifth anniversary of the largest mass killing in Egypt's history, when police fired on supporters of Mohammed Morsi.

Oil tanker 'explodes' off coast of Oman

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Oil tanker 'explodes' off coast of Oman

An oil tanker has exploded off the coast of Oman, with a search underway to ...

30,000 Islamic State members still in Iraq, Syria: UN

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30,000 Islamic State members still in Iraq, Syria: UN

IS still has up to 30,000 members in Syria and Iraq and its global network, along with that of al-Qaeda, poses a rising threat, according to an alarming UN report.

US-made bomb 'discovered at Yemen school bus bomb site'

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US-made bomb 'discovered at Yemen school bus bomb site'

Remnants of US-made bomb were reportedly found at the site of the Saudi strike on a Yemeni school bus in Saada confirmed to have killed 51 people including 40 children.

Migrant rescue ship stranded after EU countries refuse entry

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Migrant rescue ship stranded after EU countries refuse entry

Italy and Malta, the two countries closest to the ship, have said it would not allow the rescue migrant ship to dock at its ports.

Israel to illegally confiscate land from Palestinian villager

Diana Alghoul

Israel to illegally confiscate land from Palestinian villager

Israeli forces have started to level land in the Palestinian village of Einabous, south of Nablus, to expand settlements considered illegal ...

Three Palestinians die on 'lawless' Israeli construction sites

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Three Palestinians die on 'lawless' Israeli construction sites

Four labourers, including three Palestinians, died on Monday in building site accidents in Israel, signalling an alarming 'lawlessness' in the ...

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Three killed in blast on Baghdad's Sadr district

A woman and a child were among three people killed in an blast that struck the Shia bastion of Sadr City in the Iraqi capital on Tuesday, security sources said.

Libyan MP hurt during gunfight outside parliament

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Libyan MP hurt during gunfight outside parliament

Lawmaker Saleh Hashem was injured breaking up a fight after shots were fire in Tobruk, reports said on Tuesday.

Tunisian environmentalist tackles litter with beach challenge

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Tunisian environmentalist tackles litter with beach challenge

Mohamed Oussama Houij set out in July to walk a 300-kilometre (185-mile) stretch of coastline in northern Tunisia and clean up 30 beaches along the way.

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Yemen 'awaiting' peace talks invitation: UN ambassador

Yemen's ambassador to the UN said his government had not yet been invited to peace talks planned for next month, but that it was open to attending despite low expectations.

UK government to meet after 'terrorist attack' in London

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UK government to meet after 'terrorist attack' in London

The UK government is holding an emergency meeting after Tuesday's car ramming ...

Human Rights Watch demands probe into 2013 Rabaa massacre

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Human Rights Watch demands probe into 2013 Rabaa massacre

Human Rights Watch made the appeal a day before the five-year anniversary of the worst mass killing in Egypt's history.

Kurdish-led SDF visits Damascus for second round of talks

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Kurdish-led SDF visits Damascus for second round of talks

A delegation from the Syrian Democratic Council discussed local administration and decentralisation with the Syrian government in Damascus, local news reported.

14 Afghan soldiers killed after Taliban overrun northern base

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14 Afghan soldiers killed after Taliban overrun northern base

The capture of the Chenaya base in Faryab comes days after the insurgents launched a brazen assault on Ghazni just two hours from Kabul.

UK: Man detained after crashing car into Parliament barriers

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UK: Man detained after crashing car into Parliament barriers

A male driver was detained after he crashed his car into the UK Parliament in London on Tuesday morning.

40 children killed in Yemen bus strike: Red Cross

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40 children killed in Yemen bus strike: Red Cross

A new casualty toll announced by the International Committee of the Red Cross said forty children were among 51 people killed in a Saudi-led ...

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Toll from blast in Syria's Idlib rises to 69

The death toll of an explosion at a weapons depot in northwestern Syria has risen to 69, including 17 children, according to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights

US seeking to stab Turkey 'in the back': Erdogan

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US seeking to stab Turkey 'in the back': Erdogan

The US is seeking to stab its NATO ally in the back, according to Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.

Militants responsible for Jordan attack 'share IS ideology'

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Militants responsible for Jordan attack 'share IS ideology'

Jordan's interior minister said that those responsible for the latest attacks on police officers supported the extremist Islamic State group.

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Turkey pushes refugee return with new Syria 'safe zones'

President Erdogan wants to create more safe areas in Syria to encourage refugees to return home from Turkey.

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Analysis: The GCC is fractured, Oman has a legacy of neutrality and Qatar is under siege by other Gulf nations. Trump's bid to unite them all against Iran is doomed.

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Activists in Tunisia are urging local notaries to act in accordance with the law following reports that Muslim women are still unable to marry their non-Muslim partners.

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