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UK Labour Party votes to freeze Israel arms sales

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UK Labour Party votes to freeze Israel arms sales

As the proposal was put forward, hundreds of delegates stood and waved Palestinian flags inside the conference hall in Liverpool, chanting 'Free Palestine!'

Date of publication: 25 September, 2018

Trump has no plans to meet Iran's 'lovely' Rouhani

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Trump has no plans to meet Iran's 'lovely' Rouhani

US President Donald Trump has claimed that he turned down offers to meet his Iranian counterpart, as the two prepare for a tense encounter in New York.

Qatar pledges massive funding for schoolgirls in developing countries

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Qatar pledges massive funding for schoolgirls in developing countries

The emir of Qatar has pledged to fund education for one million school girls in developing countries over the next three years, state-run media ...

Saudi football kingpin quits Egypt after fans chant insults

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Saudi football kingpin quits Egypt after fans chant insults

A Saudi football kingpin has announced that he will pull millions of dollars of ...

Life returns to Idlib, but fear remains

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Life returns to Idlib, but fear remains

Traders are back in the marketplace, and the children are going to school, but for how long?

The fight for women's rights in the Middle East

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The fight for women's rights in the Middle East

Special coverage: More than 300 features, blogs, opinion articles and news stories from rage to resistance, inside the real fight for women's rights in the Middle East.

Trump touts patriotism, blasts 'ideology of globalism' at UN

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Trump touts patriotism, blasts 'ideology of globalism' at UN

Donald Trump took shot at international institutions and Iran's 'bloody agenda' in his second UN General Assembly speech as president.

An end to Jerusalem football racism?

Uri Levy

An end to Jerusalem football racism?

Has a new chapter been opened in the fierce rivalry between Beitar Jerusalem and Bnei Sakhnin?

Family of Palestinian killed in Israeli custody seeks justice

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Family of Palestinian killed in Israeli custody seeks justice

The family of a Palestinian man who was allegedly beaten to death by Israeli soldiers while in custody have said they will take legal action in ...

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World Bank: Gaza Strip economy is in ‘free fall’

“A combination of war, isolation, and internal rivalries has left Gaza in a crippling economic state and exacerbated the human distress"

Tunisian women stand up for right to marry non-Muslims

Alessandra Bajec

Tunisian women stand up for right to marry non-Muslims

Despite a change in Tunisia's legislation, the fight over inter-religious marriages is not over yet as many women still face problems when trying to marry outside of Islam.

Lebanon’s parliament approves Arms Trade Treaty, angering Hizballah

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Lebanon’s parliament approves Arms Trade Treaty, angering Hizballah

Lebanon’s parliament has ratified the international Arms Trade Treaty, angering Hizballah legislators, some of whom walked out in protest.

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Iran video 'threatens missile strikes' on UAE, Saudi Arabia

The video shows a graphic of a sniper rifle scope homing in on UAE’s capital, Abu Dhabi, and also on Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

Iran-backed militia lays siege to Iraqi village

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Iran-backed militia lays siege to Iraqi village

The PMF was instrumental in fighting the Islamic State group, but the Shia ...

Nearly 170 charged with forming 'Bahrain Hizballah'

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Nearly 170 charged with forming 'Bahrain Hizballah'

Analysts have expressed scepticism about previous Bahraini allegations of Iranian and Hizballah involvement.

Egypt governor bans 'unpatriotic' Mickey Mouse from schools

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Egypt governor bans 'unpatriotic' Mickey Mouse from schools

Egyptian children in one of the country's provinces are coming back to school this year with one minor change, Disney characters have been blacklisted.

Saudi-led offensive 'causing mass civilian casualties' in Yemen's Hodeida

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Saudi-led offensive 'causing mass civilian casualties' in Yemen's Hodeida

Civilian casualties have increased by 164 percent since pro-government forces, backed by Saudi coalition air strikes, launched an assault on Hodeida.

Iran supreme leader says Saudi, UAE funded Ahvaz attackers

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Iran supreme leader says Saudi, UAE funded Ahvaz attackers

Iran's supreme leader has directly accused Gulf rivals Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates of funding the attackers who killed 24 people ...

Furious with Israel, Russia gives Assad advanced anti-aircraft system

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Furious with Israel, Russia gives Assad advanced anti-aircraft system

The announcement follows the downing of a Russian plane in Syria that Moscow has placed sole blame on Israel.

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IS releases alleged footage of Iran Ahvaz attack gunmen

The Islamic State group has released a video purportedly showing three of the gunmen who carried out an attack on a military parade that killed 24 people.

Egypt sentences 20 to death over police killings

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Egypt sentences 20 to death over police killings

An Egyptian court on Monday upheld death sentences for 20 people convicted of killing 13 policemen during violent unrest after the military overthrow of president Mohamed Morsi in 2013.

UNRWA staff strike over cutbacks after US ends funding

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UNRWA staff strike over cutbacks after US ends funding

The one-day protest closed more than 250 schools as well as medical centres and food aid distribution sites.

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Italy adopts decree making it easier to expel migrants

Interior Minister Matteo Salvini defended the new bill, calling it "a step forward to make Italy safer".

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