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Ceasefire between Hizballah and rebels reached on Lebanon-Syria border

27 July, 2017

Hizballah and Syrian rebel forces will end fighting on all fronts in areas near the Lebanese border town of Arsal, after a ceasefire was reached between the two parties.

Israel bars US activists under controversial anti-BDS law

26 July, 2017

Israel has implemented a controversial new policy which keeps out non-citizens who publicly support a boycott of Israel or work for an organisation that does.

South Sudan starves as aid agencies fail to deliver

25 July, 2017

Only 30% of the annual target has been reached so far, more than half-way through the year, a UN official in Khartoum has warned.

Thousands protest in Jordan after deadly embassy shooting

25 July, 2017

Thousands protested in Jordan on Tuesday during the funeral of a teenager killed by an Israeli security guard at Israel's embassy in Amman.

Deadly Syrian regime airstrikes on Ghouta break ceasefire agreement

25 July, 2017

Syrian regime airstrikes on an opposition-held area east of Damascus killed eight people overnight, despite a truce that was supposed to have taken effect at the weekend, a monitor said.

Dozens killed by Taliban car bomb in Kabul

24 July, 2017

More than 24 people were killed and 42 wounded on Monday after a car bomb struck a bus carrying Afghan government employees through a Shia neighbourhood in Kabul.

Gaza border 'will reopen' under controversial Hamas-Dahlan deal

24 July, 2017

Former Fatah strongman Dahlan has for the first time revealed details of a power-sharing deal with former arch rivals Hamas, saying the Gaza border could be opened imminently.

Israel embassy guard kills two Jordanians, including doctor

24 July, 2017

An Israeli embassy guard shot dead a teenage Jordanian who allegedly attacked him with a screwdriver at the Israeli embassy in Amman, while a second Jordanian doctor was killed 'accidentally'.

Turkey re-arrests human rights activists, blasts German 'interference'

23 July, 2017

Turkish security forces have re-arrested two activists previously detained but then released in a controversial case which has seen Germany lambaste the country's human rights record.

Qatar and French energy giant launch 25-year joint venture

11 July, 2017

State-owned Qatar Petroleum and French energy giant Total will formally launch a 25-year joint venture to develop the Al Shaheen oil field this week.

Libya strongman in UAE for talks on military 'cooperation'

09 July, 2017

Libyan strongman Khalifa Haftar has met with UAE leaders for talks on military cooperation, state media said Sunday, days after announcing the retaking of second city Benghazi from extremists.

Boris Johnson urges against 'unwelcome' Qatar blockade

08 July, 2017

Boris Johnson arrived in Kuwait on Saturday, to meet representatives from Gulf nations involved in the ongoing Qatar blockade, after visiting Saudi Arabia a day earlier.

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