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Saudi crown prince approved secret campaign against dissidents

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Saudi crown prince approved secret campaign against dissidents

Arabia's powerful Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman approved a secret campaign to silence dissenters, The New York Times reported on Sunday.

Date of publication: 18 March, 2019

Outrage as Israelis praise New Zealand mosque massacre

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Outrage as Israelis praise New Zealand mosque massacre

A Palestinian human rights organisation has called on Tel Aviv to take action against Israelis who have shown support for the Christchurch terror attacks that killed 50 Muslim worshipers.

Husband of victim says he forgives NZ mosque terrorist

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Husband of victim says he forgives NZ mosque terrorist

A man whose wife was killed in the Christchurch attack as she rushed back into a mosque to rescue him said he harbours no hatred toward the ...

Israel court bars Jewish Power election candidate Ben-Ari

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Israel court bars Jewish Power election candidate Ben-Ari

Israel's supreme court disqualified the leader of the extreme-right Jewish ...

'Thousands' still inside last IS pocket as bombardment continues

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'Thousands' still inside last IS pocket as bombardment continues

Thousands of civilians remain inside the town of Baghouz as bombardment to oust IS from the area continues.

Iran rights lawyer won't appeal new jail ruling

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Iran rights lawyer won't appeal new jail ruling

Iranian human rights lawyer Nasrin Sotoudeh will not appeal a 12-year prison sentence imposed on her last week.

Palestinian Hamas affiliate found dead in Sinai

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Palestinian Hamas affiliate found dead in Sinai

A young Palestinian affiliate of Hamas was found killed in Sinai, tribal sources told The New Arab.

Australia boosts security for mosques, places of worship

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Australia boosts security for mosques, places of worship

Australian mosques boost security in the wake of the mosque massacres in New Zealand.

Israeli settler dies from wounds in West Bank attack

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Israeli settler dies from wounds in West Bank attack

Ahiad Ettinger, a 47-year-old rabbi who lived in the Eli settlement in the occupied West Bank, was shot in the gun and knife attack on Sunday.

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Dealer who sold arms to mosque attacker rejects responsibility

David Tipple, the managing director of Gun City said 'nothing extraordinary' was detected about Brenton Tarrant when he was purchasing his firearm that he used to carry out his massacre.

New Zealand to announce gun reforms after mosque attacks

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New Zealand to announce gun reforms after mosque attacks

New Zealand's Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has said gun law reforms will be announced within 10 days.

Turkish high-level delegation in New Zealand for Muslim solidarity

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Turkish high-level delegation in New Zealand for Muslim solidarity

A delegation of Turkish officials has arrived in New Zealand following a deadly mosque attack in Christchurch, the state-run Anadolu news agency reported.

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Tensions rise over burials of New Zealand shooting victims

Islamic custom dictates that the deceased should be buried within 24 hours, but authorities said the complex investigation into the massacre of 50 worshippers makes that difficult.

Tunisia seeks extradition of Ben Ali brother-in-law from France

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Tunisia seeks extradition of Ben Ali brother-in-law from France

Tunisia's justice ministry said it had learned from the Interpol office in ...

Pakistan to award courage of citizen killed in Christchurch

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Pakistan to award courage of citizen killed in Christchurch

A Pakistani victim of the Christchurch attack who apparently tried to tackle the gunman before being shot dead will be awarded posthumously in his home country for his courage.

Funerals for Ethiopia crash victims but little to bury

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Funerals for Ethiopia crash victims but little to bury

Relatives of the 17 Ethiopian victims gathered with hundreds of others at Holy Trinity Cathedral in Addis Ababa, sobbing and holding portraits of their loved ones.

UN condemns Hamas for 'violently' crushing Gaza protests

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UN condemns Hamas for 'violently' crushing Gaza protests

The UN has condemned Hamas for using force, including against women and children, in crushing protests that have been ongoing in the besieged Gaza Strip.

Mine blasts kill at least 17 people in Syria

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Mine blasts kill at least 17 people in Syria

Landmines left behind by jihadists have killed at least 17 people in Syria in a 24-hour period at the weekend, a war monitor said on Sunday.

Gantz calls for probe after 'Iranian sex tape hack'

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Gantz calls for probe after 'Iranian sex tape hack'

Benny Gantz and his allies are calling for a probe after his phone was allegedly hacked by Iran, saying he believes the hacking was done by his ...

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'Quran shelf saved my life': NZ Christchurch attack survivor

Survivor of the Christchurch Mosque attack Abdul Kadir Ababora talks about his ordeal as he played dead during the attack.

NZ female Muslim officer's emotional speech after mosque attacks

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NZ female Muslim officer's emotional speech after mosque attacks

The country's highest ranking Muslim police officer gave an emotional speech as she spoke at a vigil for the victims of the Christchurch mosque attacks.

Italy's Salvini says 'Islamic extremism' only threat

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Italy's Salvini says 'Islamic extremism' only threat

Italy's far-right Interior Minister Matteo Salvini has said "Islamic extremism" is the only threat to the country in the wake of deadly attacks on two New Zealand mosques.

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Man drives into Australia mosque in 'Islamophobic copycat attack'

A Queensland mosque faced an Islamophobic attack on Saturday evening, just a day after an Australia ring-wing terrorist killed 51 worshippers in a New Zealand mosque.

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    Palestinian workers on a Gaza farm in Beit Lahiya.

  • Vaccination campaign in Yemen

    Girls receive vaccinations against measles in Sana, Yemen's capital.

  • Horses in Turkey

    Herds of horses near the foothills of Erciyes mountain in Kayseri, Turkey.

  • Deaf students in Gaza

    Deaf Palestinian students in Gaza receive lessons in a school.

  • Syrian children of war

    Portraits of Syrian child victims of war in Turkey's Hatay.

  • Palestinian women make wooden toys

    Palestinian women in Gaza make wooden toys before Christmas.

  • Sunset in Cairo

    Evening views of Cairo, Egypt's capital.