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Syrian regime, rebel forces clash close to Israeli-occupied Golan

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Syrian regime, rebel forces clash close to Israeli-occupied Golan

Battles in an area close to Israeli occupied Golan Heights raged on Monday, as rebels and regime forces fight for a key observation post.

Date of publication: 16 July, 2018

Syria state media: Israel bombs military post in Aleppo

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Syria state media: Israel bombs military post in Aleppo

Syrian state media accused Israel of targeting a military airport in north Syria.

Last Kurdish YPG fighters leave Syria's Manbij

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Last Kurdish YPG fighters leave Syria's Manbij

The Kurdish People's Protection Units (YPG) led the 2016 offensive to rid Manbij of the Islamic State group and had kept military advisers in ...

UAE court dismisses criminal case against Abraaj equity boss

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UAE court dismisses criminal case against Abraaj equity boss

An Emirati court Sunday dismissed a criminal case against the head of embattled ...

Pope puts Lebanon on 'list of Christian pilgrimage sites'

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Pope puts Lebanon on 'list of Christian pilgrimage sites'

Lebanon will join the Vatian's official list of official Christian pilgrimage sites in 2019

Israeli charged with passing land sales information to PA

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Israeli charged with passing land sales information to PA

An Israeli has been charged with passing on information to Palestinian authorities around West Bank land sales to Israelis.

Saudi newspaper 'forgets' the next World Cup in Qatar

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Saudi newspaper 'forgets' the next World Cup in Qatar

The Saudi-led anti-Qatar agenda has spared nothing, from hajj to sports, with the World Cup the latest target of pro-Riyadh media.

Israel frees Turkish woman charged with aiding Hamas

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Israel frees Turkish woman charged with aiding Hamas

Israeli authorities released a Turkish women who had been arrested and accused of helping the Palestinian Hamas movement while visiting the ...

US urges Turkey to dump Russia's S-400 for Patriot

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US urges Turkey to dump Russia's S-400 for Patriot

US concerns that Ankara may be leaning towards the Kremlin for military hardware, has seen Washington hold talks with Turkey its own missile ...

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Israel strikes Hamas sites days after Gaza ceasefire brokered

The strikes came after the heaviest exchange of fire between Israel and Palestinian fighters in Gaza since a 2014 war.

NATO 'ready to welcome' Saudi Arabia and Oman

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NATO 'ready to welcome' Saudi Arabia and Oman

A UAE-based news publication said NATO is ready to welcome in Saudi Arabia and Oman to its Istanbul cooperation initiative.

Putin declares summit with Trump 'very successful'

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Putin declares summit with Trump 'very successful'

Putin has praised the 'frank and business-like atmosphere' of the summit, saying that the talks with Trump were 'very successful'.

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UAE prince seeks asylum in rival Qatar

A UAE prince sought asylum in London's Qatar embassy, exposing tensions between the Emirati royal family

Kuwait scrambles to pre-empt fallout from south Iraq unrest

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Kuwait scrambles to pre-empt fallout from south Iraq unrest

Unrest in southern Iraq has sparked unease across the border in Kuwait, as ...

Netanyahu warns of 'lengthy battle' with besieged Gaza

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Netanyahu warns of 'lengthy battle' with besieged Gaza

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu warned officials in southern Israel that a lengthy battle with besieged Gaza is about to take place as the military deploys its Iron Dome system.

Controversial UK arms fair kicks-off, despite human rights outcry

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Controversial UK arms fair kicks-off, despite human rights outcry

BAE Systems, MBDA, and Raytheon, which make combat aircraft and bombs used by Saudi forces in Yemen, will attend an international arms fair in the UK this week.

Maradona: 'In my heart, I am Palestinian'

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Maradona: 'In my heart, I am Palestinian'

Football legend and longtime supporter of the Palestinian cause Diego Maradona has told PA President Mahmoud Abbas 'I am Palestinian' during a short encounter in Moscow.

Exonerated Lebanese actor reveals torture details

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Exonerated Lebanese actor reveals torture details

Ziad Itani, a Lebanese actor exonerated over charges of collaborating with Israel, has detailed the torture he faced while in detention.

Turkey stops registering newly-arrived Syrian refugees

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Turkey stops registering newly-arrived Syrian refugees

HRW said that the suspension of registration for refugees is leading to unlawful deportations, coerced returns to Syria, and the denial of ...

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Three injured in Saudi Arabia following 'Yemen projectile attack'

A projectile fired from Yemen has injured three people, including a child, when it hit the southern Saudi region of Jizan.

Iran criticises Saudi Arabia for pumping 'above target'

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Iran criticises Saudi Arabia for pumping 'above target'

In a snide to Saudi Arabia, Iran warned that an agreement by OPEC members to increase production last month does not allow countries to pump above target.

Middle East airlines limit Iraq flights following unrest

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Middle East airlines limit Iraq flights following unrest

Airlines in the Middle East and elsewhere have limited flights to cities such as Najaf following protests and unrest in Iraq.

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Pressure piles on Tunisian prime minister amid economic crisis

Tunisia's president has called on hiws premier to resign,following months of clashes over reforms and economic policy.

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Feature: Turkish women in Soma are transforming themselves from housewives to businesswomen and earning a living for the first time in their lives, writes Charlie Faulkner.

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