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Iran's sanctions target US firms that provide arms and equipment to Israel "for use against the Palestinians", state news agency IRNA said on Sunday.

The Iraqi speaker of parliament has expressed concern over an air raid that killed more than 200 civilians in western Mosul where US-backed troops are fighting IS.

Rebel court sentences Yemen president to death

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Rebel court sentences Yemen president to death

The court found President Abedrabbo Mansour Hadi guilty of 'instigating attacks by Saudi Arabia' and 'undermining the independence and integrity of the Republic of Yemen.'

Egypt commuters furious as Cairo metro doubles ticket price

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Egypt commuters furious as Cairo metro doubles ticket price

Egypt has doubled the price of tickets on Cairo's busy metro network, which carries millions of commuters a day, angering Egyptians battling ...

Erdogan eggs on EU to reject Turkey bid

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Erdogan eggs on EU to reject Turkey bid

Erdogan has lashed out again in the diplomatic row with the European Union ...

Laptop ban hits Dubai for millions of weekend travellers

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Laptop ban hits Dubai for millions of weekend travellers

Around 1.1 million people are expected to pass through the world's busiest international airport as the city marks UAE spring break, Dubai Airports said.

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Thousands attend Gaza funeral of assassinated Hamas chief

Mazen Faqha was killed by unknown assailants close to his Gaza home on Friday. During funeral processions participants called for revenge against Israel.

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Saudi embassy confirms UK attacker worked in Saudi Arabia

Khalid Masood taught English in Saudi Arabia from November 2005 to November 2006 and again from April 2008 to April 2009.

Muslim-led crowdfund raises over $30K for London attack victims

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Muslim-led crowdfund raises over $30K for London attack victims

A crowdfunding campaign led by Muslim man to fundraise for the victims of the recent Westminster attack in London has raised over $30,000 in a ...

Spotlight falls on Raqqa as Tillerson to visit Turkey

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Spotlight falls on Raqqa as Tillerson to visit Turkey

Turkey is a key NATO ally to the US. However Washington's faith in Kurdish forces currently marching on IS de facto capital threatens to derail ...

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Mosul rescue workers recount horror of devastating air raid

In Mosul at the scene of a devastating air raid, which killed as many as 200 civilians, Civil Defence responders spoke of the horrors civilians are facing.

Deadly airstrike rocks besieged Damascus suburb

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Deadly airstrike rocks besieged Damascus suburb

In the last week rebel forces have launched a new offensive on the Syrian capital from east Ghouta. In response regime forces have upped airstrikes, with civilian death tolls rising.

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Dozens killed in prison airstrike in Syria's Idlib

The dead included both prisoners and prison guards, while a number of prisoners were shot dead as they attempted to flee after airstrikes struck the prison.

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Egypt hands journalists one-year suspended jail sentence

An Egypt appeals court on Saturday handed the former head of the journalists' union and two members a suspended one-year jail sentence for "harbouring fugitives".

Tunisia calls in UK envoy over 'unjustified' laptop ban

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Tunisia calls in UK envoy over 'unjustified' laptop ban

The North African country protested against what it called an "unjustified" ban ...

Video: Israeli forces drag crying 8-year-old boy in Hebron

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Video: Israeli forces drag crying 8-year-old boy in Hebron

A video of a crying little boy being dragged around by Israeli forces and forced to help find other children accused of throwing stones was released by rights group B'Tselem.

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Russia trying to gain influence in Libya: US general

Russia is trying to expand its influence in Libya through a combination of military means and oil and weapons sales, a top US general said Friday.

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Teenager shot in the head by Bahraini police dies

Eighteen year old Mustafa Hamdan died of cardiac arrest on Friday, nearly two months after he was shot in the head by Bahraini security forces.

Israel ignores UN resolution to end illegal settlement building

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Israel ignores UN resolution to end illegal settlement building

The UN has found that Israel ignored a Security Council resolution demanding the halt of settlement building on Palestinian territories, Middle ...