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Palestinians urge snap ICC probe into 'Israeli war crimes'

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Palestinians urge snap ICC probe into 'Israeli war crimes'

The Palestinian foreign minister asked the International Criminal Court on Tuesday to open an 'immediate investigation' into alleged Israeli crimes committed against the Palestinian people.

Date of publication: 22 May, 2018

BP delays Scotland gas field work over Iran sanctions

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BP delays Scotland gas field work over Iran sanctions

The move comes following an announcement earlier this month that the US is pulling out of the landmark 2015 nuclear deal and imposing new sanctions on Iran.

Iran lawmakers demand Rouhani cut ties with UAE

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Iran lawmakers demand Rouhani cut ties with UAE

A group of Iranian lawmakers have called on the country's leader to review relations with the UAE.

Riyadh, Abu Dhabi 'used sleazy Washington lobbyists' against Qatar

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Riyadh, Abu Dhabi 'used sleazy Washington lobbyists' against Qatar

Saudi Arabia and the UAE have been dealing with a pair of controversial ...

Macron partners up with Putin to salvage Iran deal

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Macron partners up with Putin to salvage Iran deal

Russian President Vladimir Putin and French President Emmanuel Macron will hold direct talks on Iran on Thursday during Macron's two-day visit to Russia's St Petersburg.

Egypt journalist summoned to court for Al Jazeera phone-call

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Egypt journalist summoned to court for Al Jazeera phone-call

An Egyptian journalist has been summoned to court, accused of spreading 'fake news' and insulting the country's leader after she spoke to Qatari broadcaster Al Jazeera.

A city united: Manchester remembers 22 May bomb victims

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A city united: Manchester remembers 22 May bomb victims

Manchester stood united on Tuesday, as the city remembers the 2017 bombing at a pop concert that killed 22 people.

How different people stay healthy over the holy month

Diana Alghoul

How different people stay healthy over the holy month

Ramadan series: Staying fit during Ramadan is a challenge for almost every Muslim but that doesn't mean their stories are all the same...

Egypt Christian family feeds hundreds of Muslims during Ramadan

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Egypt Christian family feeds hundreds of Muslims during Ramadan

A Christian Egyptian family is organising daily feasts for hundreds Muslims marking the holy month of Ramadan, when Muslims fast from dawn to ...

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Syrian regime soldiers killed in surprise IS assault

At least 26 Syrian regime soldiers were killed in a surprise assault by IS fighters in the country's desert region.

Iran politician urges building of Sunni mosques in Tehran

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Iran politician urges building of Sunni mosques in Tehran

An Iranian politician has called on authorities to build mosques in the capital for the Shia-majority country's Sunni population.

Failed bomb disposal in Afghanistan shatters bus station

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Failed bomb disposal in Afghanistan shatters bus station

Despite security forces clearing the area around a suspected van, the powerful blast left 16 dead.

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Dozens injured after Saudi plane crash lands in Jeddah

A Saudi airliner has crash-landed at the Red Sea city of Jeddah, with dozens injured.

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Analysis: Does the EU have enough diplomatic skills and economic potentials to keep the Iran deal alive and how will it respond to the US re-imposed sanctions, writes Stasa Salacanin.

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Of Iran's 80 million people, estimates suggest under 50,000 are transgender, meaning their gender identity does not match the sex or gender they were identified as having at birth.

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