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10 Gazans killed after Israeli strike sparks cross-border fire

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10 Gazans killed after Israeli strike sparks cross-border fire

Gaza's health ministry reported a total of 10 people killed and more than 40 wounded in the Palestinian enclave after the killing of Islamic Jihad commander sparked cross-border violence.

Date of publication: 12 November, 2019

Iraqi protesters face crackdown as UN boosts mediation efforts

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Iraqi protesters face crackdown as UN boosts mediation efforts

The United Nations stepped up pressure on Iraq's government to enact a raft of reforms as protesters continued to fill the streets.

Syria rights group reveals horrors of 'world's worst prison'

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Syria rights group reveals horrors of 'world's worst prison'

Sednaya Prison in Damascus has been described as the world's worst prison, where thousands have died under torture.

Govt violence and intimidation sows fear among Iraq protesters

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Govt violence and intimidation sows fear among Iraq protesters

Alongside a violent crackdown, Iraq's protesters are facing a broader campaign ...

Uighur researchers say China running more 'concentration camps'

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Uighur researchers say China running more 'concentration camps'

The East Turkistan National Awakening Movement said on Tuesday it has documented nearly 500 camps and prisons run by China to detain Uighur Muslims.

Israeli airstrike kills Islamic Jihad commander in Gaza

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Israeli airstrike kills Islamic Jihad commander in Gaza

A commander in Palestinian militant group Islamic Jihad was killed by targeted Israeli airstrikes in Gaza.

EU says Israeli settlement goods must be labelled

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EU says Israeli settlement goods must be labelled

The EU has taken a step to regulating food coming from Israeli-occupied territories by urging they must be labelled as being settlement products.

Who was slain Islamic Jihad leader Baha Abu al-Ata?

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Who was slain Islamic Jihad leader Baha Abu al-Ata?

The Gaza military commander killed in an Israeli airstrike kept a low profile, but what is known about Baha Abu al-Ata, and why did Israel want ...

Islamic Jihad threatens 'war with Israel' after Gaza strikes

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Islamic Jihad threatens 'war with Israel' after Gaza strikes

Islamic Jihad and Hamas say Israel 'crossed red line' in a series of strikes in Gaza and Syria.

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Israel targets Damascus home of Islamic Jihad official

Israeli airstrikes in Damascus have hit the home of an Islamic Jihad commander, killing his son.

Saudi Arabia grants 'premium residency' to 73 foreigners

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Saudi Arabia grants 'premium residency' to 73 foreigners

Saudi Arabia is offering 'Premium Residency' for foreigners to live in the kingdom, at a starting price of $26,000 per year....

King Abdullah tours Jordanian land reclaimed from Israel

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King Abdullah tours Jordanian land reclaimed from Israel

King Abdullah made the popular decision to end Israeli control of two areas of Jordan.

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New Israeli airstrikes in Gaza kill Palestinian militant

One Palestinian has been killed and several others wounded in new Israeli attacks on Gaza following the earlier assassination of a senior Islamic Jihad leader.

Palestinian killed by Israeli soldiers for 'no reason'

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Palestinian killed by Israeli soldiers for 'no reason'

An Israeli army probe into the death of Omar al-Badawi found he posed no threat ...

Afghanistan announces prisoner swap with Taliban to free hostages

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Afghanistan announces prisoner swap with Taliban to free hostages

Afghan President Ashraf Ghani announced his government would release three Taliban figures in an effort to free an American and an Australian professor held captive since 2016.

Yemen in Focus: UAE makes U-turn on Houthi rebels

Sana Uqba

Yemen in Focus: UAE makes U-turn on Houthi rebels

This week we focus on UAE's 'friendly' gesture toward the Houthis, the government's return to Aden and much more.

Jordan thwarts 'terrorist operation' against US, Israeli embassies
 

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Jordan thwarts 'terrorist operation' against US, Israeli embassies  

Jordanian intelligence foiled a plan by two suspected militants against the US and Israeli embassies, as well as a US military base in southern Jordan.

Erdogan threatens to release Turkey's IS prisoners to Europe

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Erdogan threatens to release Turkey's IS prisoners to Europe

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has threatened to release the IS prisoners it holds in response to EU sanctions on Ankara.

Dozens of rockets fired after Israel assassinates Palestinian commander

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Dozens of rockets fired after Israel assassinates Palestinian commander

Dozens of rockets have been fired at Israel from the besieged Gaza Strip after a Palestinian commander was assassinated earlier on Tuesday in an ...

Federica Marsi

Lebanon's Ponzi-scheme economy is broken. Protesters want a solution

Dispatch: Lebanon's already crippled economy has plunged into crisis amid widespread protests in the country. Protesters want a radical solution

Iraq's Sistani, UN call for 'serious' reforms amid protests

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Iraq's Sistani, UN call for 'serious' reforms amid protests

Both the United Nations' top official and Iraq's most senior cleric are calling on the government to get 'serious' about reforms.

Palestinian in leaked Israeli shooting video tells of ordeal

Yousef Alhelou

Palestinian in leaked Israeli shooting video tells of ordeal

A video went viral last week showing a Palestinian as he was shot in the back by Israeli police officers, while they laughed. Karam al-Qawasmi spoke to The New Arab

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Saudi Arabia abducted Saudi critics, activists from Geneva: reports

Hassan al-Omari was abducted by the authorities in October 2017 and Hassan al-Kanani in March this year, according to the Saudi-focused human rights group Prisoners of Conscience.

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