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Israel fires fresh strikes on Gaza

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Israel fires fresh strikes on Gaza

The ceasefire had been agreed between Israel and Palestinian militants after two days of fighting in Gaza triggered by an Israeli strike on an Islamic Jihad commander.

Date of publication: 15 November, 2019

Protesters in Iraq celebrate football win against Iran

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Protesters in Iraq celebrate football win against Iran

For many, the triumph over Iran was a powerful symbol of their movement, which has left over 320 dead and thousands wounded.

After meeting Erdogan, US senator blocks genocide measure

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After meeting Erdogan, US senator blocks genocide measure

Lindsey Graham prevented a Democrat's effort to pass the resolution by unanimous consent barely an hour after meeting Erdogan.

State Department probe faults Iran envoy on employee removal

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State Department probe faults Iran envoy on employee removal

Donald Trump's appointees at the State Department discriminated against an ...

Amnesty calls for civilian prosecutors over Lebanon protester's death

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Amnesty calls for civilian prosecutors over Lebanon protester's death

The killing of peaceful protester Alaa Abou Fakhr should be investigated by civilian and not military prosecutors, Amnesty International said in a statement on Thursday.

Performers stabbed on stage in Saudi capital were Spanish

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Performers stabbed on stage in Saudi capital were Spanish

The stabbing happened on Monday evening when a foreign theatre troupe was performing at the city's King Abdullah Park.

Tear gas canisters kill four Iraq protesters in Baghdad

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Tear gas canisters kill four Iraq protesters in Baghdad

At least four Iraqi protesters died on Thursday after suffering 'gruesome wounds' from exploding tear gas canisters fired by security forces.

Hundreds attend funeral of slain Lebanese protester

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Hundreds attend funeral of slain Lebanese protester

The 38-year old father and local official, affiliated with the Progressive Socialist Party, was killed by a Lebanese soldier.

Lebanese activist released 'after being abducted' by military intelligence

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Lebanese activist released 'after being abducted' by military intelligence

Lebanese activist Khaldoun Jaber was released on Thursday after being abducted by intelligence officers, who beat him up and refused him access ...

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Egyptian woman arrested after criticising Sisi in viral video

Radwa Mohamed appeared in several videos on YouTube where she dismissed Sisi as an 'unsuccessful' president and mocked Egypt's first lady Instissar al-Sisi.

Syrian regime troops deploy along Turkish border

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Syrian regime troops deploy along Turkish border

Syrian regime troops have deployed along the Syrian-Turkish border following an agreement between Turkey and Russia, as Russian warplanes killed two children in rebel-held Idlib province.

Israeli airstrike massacre kills eight people from one family

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Israeli airstrike massacre kills eight people from one family

An Israeli airstrike on a home in the town of Deir al-Balah in the Gaza Strip has killed eight people from the Sawarka family, including two children.

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Kuwait government resigns after disputes in parliament

Kuwait's cabinet submitted its resignation on Thursday, days after the country’s minister of public works announced she would step down after being grilled by parliament.

Erdogan returns much-mocked 'tough guy' letter to Trump

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Erdogan returns much-mocked 'tough guy' letter to Trump

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said he had returned a letter that ...

Turkey to repatriate stranded American IS suspect

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Turkey to repatriate stranded American IS suspect

A suspected Islamic State group fighter stranded in a no man's land between Greece and Turkey will be repatriated to the US.

Pro-government violence threatens Lebanon’s mourning protesters demanding activist’s release

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Pro-government violence threatens Lebanon’s mourning protesters demanding activist’s release

Despite increasing violence from armed pro-government supporters, Lebanon’s protesters filled streets in Beirut and Baabda to mourn Alaa Abou Fakher and to call for the release of activist Khaldoun Jaber.

Torture survivors bring case against Syria officials from Norway

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Torture survivors bring case against Syria officials from Norway

Following in the footsteps of Germany, five former Syrian detainees have filed charges in Norway against 17 regime officials they accuse of murder, rape and torture in its notorious prisons.

Islamist-inspired leader elected Tunisia parliament speaker following controversial deal

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Islamist-inspired leader elected Tunisia parliament speaker following controversial deal

Veteran politician Rached Ghannouchi was voted house speaker by Tunisia’s parliament, following the party’s deal with the liberal Qalb Tounes ...

Biden okays Israel’s killing of Palestinian children, civilians

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Biden okays Israel’s killing of Palestinian children, civilians

The Democratic presidential candidate lamented the ‘intolerable’ conditions endured by Israeli civilians without mentioning the lethal impact of ...

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Trump dodges Syria issue to host ‘good friend’ Erdogan

Donald Trump lavished praise on Erdogan during talks at the White House, skirting around the two powers’ major disagreements in recent months.

Israel says Gaza strike kills Islamic Jihad commander

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Israel says Gaza strike kills Islamic Jihad commander

Palestinian officials say 34 people, including children, have been killed in Israeli airstrikes since Tuesday.

Netanyahu mocks Gantz minority gov with Palestinian alliance

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Netanyahu mocks Gantz minority gov with Palestinian alliance

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu asked Benny Gantz in a conference speech if he is really prepared to form a minority government with 'these people', meaning the Palestinian Joint List.

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Israel security minister threatens to assassinate more Palestinian 'enemies'

Far-right minister Naftali Bennett has threatened to kill more Palestinian 'enemies' as the assault on Gaza rages on.

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