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Supreme Court 'partially' reinstates Trump's controversial travel ban

26 June, 2017

President Donald Trump's controversial travel ban targeting citizens from six predominantly Muslim countries was partially reinstated by the US Supreme Court on Monday.

Morocco king slams development delays in restive north

26 June, 2017

Morocco's King Mohammed VI has slammed ministers for delays in a development programme designed to ease tensions in a region rocked by months of protests.

US govt websites hacked with pro-IS messages

26 June, 2017

Websites in Ohio and Maryland were plastered with Islamic State group propaganda on Sunday night, US officials said.

Jewish group cancels meeting with Netanyahu after prayer spat

26 June, 2017

The Jewish Agency said it was calling off its dinner with Netanyahu to protest his government’s decision to scrap plans for a mixed-gender prayer area at the Western Wall.

Death toll in Pakistan's oil-tanker fire rises to 157

26 June, 2017

The death toll from a massive fuel truck fire that crashed in Pakistan on Sunday has risen to 157, officials confirmed, as four more victims died overnight.

Two thirds of Mosul Old City 'retaken from IS'

25 June, 2017

Iraqi forces battled deep into the devastated historical heart of Mosul and closed in fast on the last pockets of IS, retaking two thirds of the Old City on Sunday.

Israeli settlers angry at 'freeze in settlement expansion'

25 June, 2017

Netanyahu announced the approval to build 300 illegal settlement homes in the Beit El settlement, but settlers say they were told the plans have already been halted

Assad performs Eid prayers while continuing 'intolerable' massacres

25 June, 2017

Syria's Bashar al-Assad joined Muslim worshippers at the Nouri Mosque for prayers on the first day of the three-day holiday on Sunday, despite an ongoing onslaught in the war-torn country.

Spain rescues more than 200 refugees from Mediterranean

25 June, 2017

Spain's sea rescue service rescued more than 200 refugees from the Mediterranean Sea on Saturday, after confirming more than 400 were saved this week alone.

Dutch officials slam 'unnecessary' extradition row with Morocco

25 June, 2017

Dutch officials slammed Morocco's "incomprehensible and unnecessary" decision to summon its ambassador home in a row about the extradition of an alleged drug trafficker on Sunday.

Hundreds dead, injured in Pakistan oil-tanker fire

25 June, 2017

More than 100 people died in Pakistan when an oil-tanker carrying 40,000 litres of petrol overturned on a highway, prompting locals to rush to the scene on Sunday morning.

Pakistan issues first transgender passport to activist

25 June, 2017

Pakistan has issued its first third-gender passport to a transgender activist, who hailed the move as a step forward for the marginalised community in the deeply conservative South Asian country.

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