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Qatar on Monday denied it had banned flights from Saudi Arabia landing in the emirate to transport Muslim pilgrims to Mecca, after an accusation by authorities in Riyadh.

Palestinian officials await a 'clear vision' from the US on resuming negotiations with Israel, with President Abbas saying chaos in the White House is affecting efforts for peace.

Turkey slams 'arrogant' German reaction to Erdogan poll call

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Turkey slams 'arrogant' German reaction to Erdogan poll call

Turkey on Saturday lashed out at "arrogant" German reaction to comments by President Erdogan urging ethnic Turks in Germany to vote against both parties in Chancellor Angela Merkel's ruling coalition.

Clearing Iraq of US, IS explosives could take decades

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Clearing Iraq of US, IS explosives could take decades

The top US commander in Iraq says American troops will assist in the effort to locate unexploded bombs dropped there by the US-led coalition.

Spanish police search for Moroccan imam following Barcelona attacks

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Spanish police search for Moroccan imam following Barcelona attacks

Investigators searched the home of Abdelbaki es Satty, an imam who abruptly ...

Hamas slams Palestinian Authority for its 'violations against journalists'

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Hamas slams Palestinian Authority for its 'violations against journalists'

Gaza-based Hamas have accused the Palestinian Authority (PA) security services of 'waging war against journalists, in the West Bank.

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Spain grants conditional release to German-Turkish writer

Ankara's efforts to extradite an Erdogan critic from Spain have been frustrated after Dogan Akhanli was granted conditional release in Madrid.

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State funeral for Pakistan's German-born 'Mother Teresa'

Pakistan laid to rest German-born Catholic nun Ruth Pfau on Saturday in a state funeral where she was honoured for devoting her life to eradicating leprosy in the country.

Danish FM admits selling mass-surveillance technology to Saudi Arabia

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Danish FM admits selling mass-surveillance technology to Saudi Arabia

Denmark's foreign minister has for the first time acknowledged that the government allowed the sale of surveillance technology to authoritarian ...

Qatar contacts UN, files ICAO complaint over aviation threats

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Qatar contacts UN, files ICAO complaint over aviation threats

Qatar on Saturday took further action with international organizations over the Saudi-led blockade, sending a letter to the UN chief and filing ...

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Deaths, injuries reported as rockets strike Damascus business fair

Rocket fire killed five people and injured dozens more on Sunday near the Damascus International Fair, a key business gathering being held for the first time in five years.

South Sudan world's 'most difficult place' for aid workers

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South Sudan world's 'most difficult place' for aid workers

South Sudan is the most difficult place in the world for aid workers, a senior UN official said on Friday, with at least 15 killed so far in 2017.

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Shell loads Libya oil for first time in years

Shell loaded 600,000 barrels of crude oil from the Libyan port of Zueitina on Saturday, industry sources said, its first cargo from the war-torn country in over five years.

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Lebanese army raises Spanish flag on recaptured IS position

Lebanese soldiers waging an offensive on IS jihadists near border with Syria pictured raising Spain's flag on a recaptured militant position, in solidarity following an IS-claimed terror attack in Barcelona