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The US House voted on Wednesday to block $8.1 billion in arms sales to Saudi Arabia and other allies, a rebuke of Donald Trump.

US President Donald Trump on Wednesday appeared unfamiliar with the work and cause of Nobel laureate Nadia Murad as she pleaded with him to help the Yazidis of Iraq.

Turkey slams US move banning Ankara from F-35 programme

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Turkey slams US move banning Ankara from F-35 programme

Turkey on Wednesday lambasted an "unfair" US move to exclude the country from NATO's F-35 stealth fighter jet programme.

'Multiple' migrants killed in Turkey bus crash

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'Multiple' migrants killed in Turkey bus crash

More than fourteen people were killed and another 28 wounded in the crash after the driver lost control of the vehicle close to Turkey's border ...

Turkish translation of Paulo Coelho 'deleted mention of Kurdistan'

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Turkish translation of Paulo Coelho 'deleted mention of Kurdistan'

Language has frequently been a battleground for tensions between the Turkish ...

Twelve Israelis detained in Cyprus over alleged gang rape

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Twelve Israelis detained in Cyprus over alleged gang rape

Twelve Israeli tourists were remanded in custody in Cyprus on Thursday over the alleged gang rape of a British teenager at her hotel in the popular resort of Ayia Napa.

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Turkish defence industry will bounce back post-F-35, chief says

Several Russian officials have indicated that Moscow could supply Ankara with its own Su-35 jets in place of the F-35s.

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US to deploy 500 troops to Saudi Arabia

Hundreds of American soldiers will be deployed to Saudi Arabia as tensions with Iran continue to boil over.

‘Let 'em leave’: Trump renews racist attack on congresswomen

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‘Let 'em leave’: Trump renews racist attack on congresswomen

The US president has come under fire for his xenophobic comments, but a recent poll finds a majority of Republicans agree with his racist ...

US places six-block radius travel restrictions on Iranian diplomats

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US places six-block radius travel restrictions on Iranian diplomats

The US also imposed travel restrictions on UN diplomats from Syria, North Korea, Russia, China and Cuba.

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Russian soldiers fighting in Idlib campaign: Syria opposition

Russian troops are now engaged in the battle with Syrian rebels in Idlib province according to opposition sources.

Amnesty joins campaign to prevent Israel deporting Omar Shakir

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Amnesty joins campaign to prevent Israel deporting Omar Shakir

Omar Shakir had his work permit removed in May 2018 and was ordered to leave the country within two weeks, citing links to the BDS movement outlawed by Israel.

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Iran's Revolutionary Guards detains 'foreign' tanker 'smuggling oil'

The capture of the tanker is the latest in a series of incidents that have seen tensions with the regional power rise.

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Rapper 50 Cent to perform at controversial Saudi concert

The Jeddah World Fest has announced that 50 Cent will perform in Saudi Arabia, just a week after superstar Nicki Minaj pulled out of another concert in the kingdom.

Extradited brother of Manchester bomber arrested in Britain

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Extradited brother of Manchester bomber arrested in Britain

Libya on Wednesday extradited the brother of suicide bomber Salman Abedi, who ...

Three Syrians killed following mosque collapse in Aleppo

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Three Syrians killed following mosque collapse in Aleppo

Three people were killed and dozens injured on in the Syrian city of Aleppo after a mosque damaged by Syrian regime’s airstrikes collapsed.

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IS-linked Egypt militants behead four people in Sinai

Egyptian security officials say militants have beheaded four people in the restive northern Sinai Peninsula.

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Manny Pacquiao denies planned Khan fight in Saudi Arabia

Philippines boxer Manny Pacquiao has said that rumours a fight with the UK's Amir Khan in Saudi Arabia are not true.

US-backed SDF denies selling Syrian oil to Israel

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US-backed SDF denies selling Syrian oil to Israel

The SDF, who control an area with vast amounts of oil, denies selling oil to Israel.

Libya extradites brother of Manchester Arena bomber to UK

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Libya extradites brother of Manchester Arena bomber to UK

Libya on Wednesday extradited the brother of suicide bomber Salman Abedi, who attacked a concert in Manchester in May 2017 killing 22 people, ...

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Saudi Arabia using Umrah to lure pilgrims into tourism

Officials of the ultraconservative kingdom told local media Umrah pilgrims will no longer be barred from travel outside of Mecca, Medina and Jeddah.

Turkey's Erdogan condemns deadly Erbil attack on consular staff

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Turkey's Erdogan condemns deadly Erbil attack on consular staff

The attackers are reportedly still at large, with roads out of Erbil closed by security forces in order to apprehend the perpetrators who killed at least two people.

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ICJ orders Pakistan to review alleged spy's death sentence

Pakistan must review the death penalty for an alleged Indian spy, a world court has said.

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Egypt set for 'big government reshuffle' in autumn

A planned ministerial reshuffle in Egypt's parliament could potentially unseat incumbent Prime Minister Moustafa Madbouly.