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Hundreds of thousands of Iranians took to the streets in an annual show of solidarity with Palestinians, marking Al-Quds Day with chants against Israel, Saudi Arabia and the US.

US-led coalition airstrikes on two Syrian provinces targeting extremists have killed almost 500 civilians over the past month, more than double a previous 30-day toll.

UAE threatens Qatar to take list of demands 'seriously'

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UAE threatens Qatar to take list of demands 'seriously'

The UAE has threatened Qatar to take a list of harsh demands drawn up by its neighbours seriously or the diplomatic crisis in the Gulf would turn into a "divorce".

Turkey sends first ship-load of food to Qatar

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Turkey sends first ship-load of food to Qatar

Turkey has faced increasing pressure from Riyadh over its support for Qatar and may soon face sanctions itself, according to one Egyptian source ...

Bomber blows himself up among civilians fleeing Mosul

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Bomber blows himself up among civilians fleeing Mosul

An official said it was difficult to get a definitive casualty toll because the ...

Israeli forces restrict al-Aqsa worshippers with increased security checks

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Israeli forces restrict al-Aqsa worshippers with increased security checks

The Palestinian Authority accused Israel of Judaicising the old city of Jerusalem, after increased security checks restricted worshippers from reaching al-Aqsa mosque on the final Thursday evening of Ramadan.

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London mosque attacker charged with terrorism-related murder

A British man who mowed down Muslim worshippers with a van outside of a mosque in London this week was charged on Friday with terrorism-related murder and attempted murder.

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US to 'disarm Kurdish YPG' after Islamic State defeat

The US has told Turkey that it will take back weapons supplied to the Kurdish YPG militia in Syria after the Islamic State group is defeated, Turkish defence sources said.

Saudi-led anti-Qatar alliance 'to punish Turkey for backing Doha'

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Saudi-led anti-Qatar alliance 'to punish Turkey for backing Doha'

A Saudi-led alliance against Qatar is planning to slap economic sanctions on Turkey for its support for Doha during the ongoing diplomatic ...

Turkey, Russia to deploy forces in Syria's Idlib

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Turkey, Russia to deploy forces in Syria's Idlib

Turkish and Russian forces will be deployed in Syria’s Idlib region as part of a 'de-escalation' agreement brokered by Russia, Turkey’s ...

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Qatar Airways: American Airlines bid 'a strong investment'

The comments followed criticism from the chief executive of American Airlines over Qatar Airways’ interest in buying up to 10 percent of the US carrier's shares.

Morocco busts 'IS-linked cell plotting tourist attacks'

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Morocco busts 'IS-linked cell plotting tourist attacks'

Security services in Morocco dismantled a suspected "terrorist cell" linked to the Islamic State group accused of plotting major attacks on tourist sites.

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Egypt's Sisi declares three-month extension of state of emergency

Egypt's president has ordered a three-month extension of a state of emergency declared after twin church bombings in April.

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Local al-Qaeda leader in Yemen 'killed by US airstrike'

The Pentagon has confirmed the death of al-Qaeda emir in Yemen's Shabwa province following a US airstrike.

Second batch of Turkish troops deploys to Qatar

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Second batch of Turkish troops deploys to Qatar

A second batch of Turkish troops arrived in Qatar's Al-Udeid airbase on ...

Bad news for Saudi oil plans as prices slump

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Bad news for Saudi oil plans as prices slump

Libya, Nigeria and the US have increased their overall output since the start of 2017, damaging an OPEC plan to cut output and stabilise the price per barrel.

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Yemen to get cholera vaccines as death toll mounts

The UN health agency and partners have agreed to send 1 million doses of cholera-vaccine to Yemen to help stanch a spiraling and increasingly deadly outbreak in the impoverished country,

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Macron says Assad removal no longer priority for France

France no longer sees the removal of President Bashar al-Assad as a priority in the Syrian conflict, President Macron said Thursday, making the policy official for the first time.

UK government 'acted unlawfully' in preventing Israel pensions boycott

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UK government 'acted unlawfully' in preventing Israel pensions boycott

The high court ruled on Wednesday that pensions companies must be allowed to boycott Israeli investments on an ethical basis, finding that ...