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Saudi king orders crown prince to revamp intelligence agency

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Saudi king orders crown prince to revamp intelligence agency

King Salman has ordered his son, Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, to revamp intelligence agency, according to state media.

Date of publication: 19 October, 2018

UAE warns against 'destabilising' Saudi Arabia over Khashoggi case

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UAE warns against 'destabilising' Saudi Arabia over Khashoggi case

The UAE has taken Saudi Arabia's side in a dispute over the alleged murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi.

Turkish investigators search Istanbul forest for Khashoggi remains

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Turkish investigators search Istanbul forest for Khashoggi remains

Turkish police are searching a forest near Istanbul for the body of Jamal Khashoggi, who is believed to have been murdered in the Saudi ...

Saudi consulate staff testify to Turkish prosecutor about Khashoggi

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Saudi consulate staff testify to Turkish prosecutor about Khashoggi

Turkish state news has reported that staff members of the Saudi consulate in ...

Israeli soldiers open fire on Gaza protesters

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Israeli soldiers open fire on Gaza protesters

Israeli forces have opened fire on protesters on the Gaza border during Friday demonstrations.

Palestinian photojournalist wins war correspondents award

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Palestinian photojournalist wins war correspondents award

A Gaza-based photojournalist has received top honours in the photo category at the 25th Bayeux-Calvados War Correspondents Prize.

Malaysian pro-Palestine NGO files lawsuit against Israel

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Malaysian pro-Palestine NGO files lawsuit against Israel

A Malaysian pro-Palestine NGO is filing an ICC lawsuit against Israel for violating a 2016 UN Security Council resolution.

Turkey denies providing Khashoggi tape to US

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Turkey denies providing Khashoggi tape to US

Turkey has denied it has provided tapes of Khashoggi's murder to the US.

Slain Libyan rebel commander's supporters stage oil port protest

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Slain Libyan rebel commander's supporters stage oil port protest

A Libyan tribe has staged a protest at an eastern oil port in protest against the appointment of a new government minister accused of killing a ...

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Trump says Khashoggi likely dead, warns of 'severe' response

US President Donald Trump says it "certainly looks" like missing journalist Jamal Khashoggi is dead, adding that consequences will have to be "very severe" if Saudis are responsible.

Washington Post publish Khashoggi's final column

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Washington Post publish Khashoggi's final column

Khashoggi's final article has been published by the Washington Post, where the journalist laments the falling press freedoms in the Arab world the day, on the day he went missing.

Twitter suspends bot network that pushed pro-Saudi fake news

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Twitter suspends bot network that pushed pro-Saudi fake news

A network of bots that pushed pro-Saudi tweets has been taken down by Twitter.

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Malaysia's ex-deputy PM slapped with 45 graft-related charges

Malaysian opposition leader Ahmad Zahid Hamidi pleaded not guilty to 45 charges levelled against him by a court on Friday.

UK hate preacher Anjem Choudary released from prison

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UK hate preacher Anjem Choudary released from prison

British preacher Anjem Choudary has been released from jail, although he is ...

Rights groups demand independent UN probe over Khashoggi case

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Rights groups demand independent UN probe over Khashoggi case

Four major rights groups said an independent UN probe would guarantee Saudi Arabia is unable to 'whitewash' any alleged crimes.

The fight for human rights in Saudi Arabia

Madeleine Miller

The fight for human rights in Saudi Arabia

The disappearance of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi should not be viewed in isolation. There are suspected to be thousands of Saudi prisoners of conscience, writes Madeleine Miller.

US offers reward for jihadist behind attacks over Jerusalem

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US offers reward for jihadist behind attacks over Jerusalem

The United States on Thursday offered a $5 million reward to find the al-Qaeda leader who urged worldwide attacks on Jews and Americans after Washington recognised Jerusalem as Israel's capital.

Israel ramps up armoured forces on Gaza border

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Israel ramps up armoured forces on Gaza border

Israeli has reportedly deployed the largest number of armoured forces on the Gaza border since the 2014 war.

Gaza is imploding, UN envoy warns

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Gaza is imploding, UN envoy warns

UN envoy for the Middle East warned on Thursday that the Palestinian enclave is imploding amid economic struggles and rising tensions with ...

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Palestinians slam 'ideological' decision to close US Jerusalem consulate

Washington downgraded its diplomatic mission to the Palestinians and put it under Israeli control, a further blow to their rights under the Trump administration.

EU, Arab leaders to hold first summit in Egypt

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EU, Arab leaders to hold first summit in Egypt

European Union and Arab leaders will meet in Egypt in late February for their first summit, officials said on Thursday.

Flash floods strike Tunisia, leaving at least five dead

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Flash floods strike Tunisia, leaving at least five dead

Recent floods come just one month after separate storms left several dead in the North African country.

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US to appoint Qatar ambassador amid Gulf row

The White House announced that US President Donald Trump intends to nominate Mary Phee as ambassador to Qatar.

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