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Iraqi parties are holding talks to form a new government at the back of the resignation of Prime Minister Adel Adel Mahdi on Saturday, following months of violent protest.

UAE diplomat Abdul-Hakim Naimi praised Syrian President Bashar Assad's 'wise leadership' during a ceremony in Damascus to mark UAE's National Day.

Scores killed, injured in bloody day of Syria airstrikes

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Scores killed, injured in bloody day of Syria airstrikes

At least 19 people have been killed and 50 injured in dozens of airstrikes by the Assad regime and Russia in Idlib province, following a stalled regime ground offensive.

Amnesty: Yemen's disabled are neglected, and suffering

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Amnesty: Yemen's disabled are neglected, and suffering

Yemen's disabled population are 'most at risk and most marginalised' in the world's worst humanitarian crisis, says human rights group Amnesty ...

Egypt's non-oil sector activity contracts for fourth consecutive month

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Egypt's non-oil sector activity contracts for fourth consecutive month

Activity in Egypt's non-oil private sector has fallen to its lowest since ...

Jordanian MPs urge prisoner exchange with Israel

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Jordanian MPs urge prisoner exchange with Israel

A group of Jordanian politicians has called for the government to swap an Israeli citizen detained on drug charges with all nationals imprisoned in Israel.

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Israeli soldier bites Palestinian security guard at Al-Aqsa Mosque

Mohanad Idris was spat at, choked and bit by an Israeli soldier at the Al-Aqsa compound. But now Israeli police are saying he instigated the attack.

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Lebanese protesters injured in clashes with army at highway

Lebanese protesters have clashed with the army on a highway in Beirut.

Malaysia slams tattoo exhibition as 'porn' over half-naked pics

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Malaysia slams tattoo exhibition as 'porn' over half-naked pics

The Muslim-majority country had initially supported the three-day show which ended Sunday but after seeing the pictures said it did not reflect ...

'Roads of death': Tunisia bus accident death toll rises

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'Roads of death': Tunisia bus accident death toll rises

At least 26 people were killed when their bus careered into a ravine in the northwest of Tunisia, officials said in a new toll.

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GCC summit move to Saudi Arabia made official

It remains unclear why the Gulf Cooperation Council decided to move the location for next week's meeting from the UAE to Saudi Arabia.

Kitchen porter Mohammed pinned attacker on break

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Kitchen porter Mohammed pinned attacker on break

A kitchen porter was among one of the heroes who stopped Usman Khan during his knife rampage on Friday.

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Thirteen Pakistanis killed in Jordan farm blaze

Thirteen Pakistanis, including eight children, were killed in a blaze that broke out shortly after midnight on Monday in Karamah in the Jordan Valley.

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Qatar and UAE compete for Gulf Cup semi-final place

The two regional rivals will meet in the semi-finals of the Gulf Cup.

Israel slams 'shameful' European recruits to Iran sanctions-busting system

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Israel slams 'shameful' European recruits to Iran sanctions-busting system

Israel's Benjamin Netanyahu slammed six new European members of a barter ...

Saudi claims it released citizens arrested last month

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Saudi claims it released citizens arrested last month

An anonymous Saudi official said 11 citizens detained last month have been released and that although they haven't been indicted, charges could still be issued.

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Prince William visits Kuwait ahead of four-day Gulf tour

His visit will comprise of trips to the capital cities, Kuwait City and Muscat, as well as exploring both nations’ natural landscapes learn about regional environmental policies.

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Ten civilians killed after Syria regime targeted packed marketplace

The Syria regime killed nearly 300 civilians last month.

Khamenei blames Iran protests on 'dangerous foreign conspiracy'

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Khamenei blames Iran protests on 'dangerous foreign conspiracy'

Amnesty International says it believes at least 143 people have been killed in a crackdown on the protests, something Iran disputes without ...

Saudi, UAE royals discuss plans for $70 billion refinery

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Saudi, UAE royals discuss plans for $70 billion refinery

A plan to build a multi-billion dollar oil refinery in western India was discussed during a meeting between Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman and ...

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Israel could 'end UK security cooperation' if Corbyn elected

The embattled Israeli leader, who was charged last week with bribery, fraud and breach of trust, made the remarks during a visit to London in September.

Israeli bulldozers kill man while demolishing Palestinian houses

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Israeli bulldozers kill man while demolishing Palestinian houses

A Palestinian man was killed after his car was hit by an Israeli bulldozer engaged in the illegal demolition of houses belonging to detainees accused of killing an Israeli ex-soldier.

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Iran announces joint naval exercises with Russia and China

Hossein Khanzadi, commander of the Iranian navy, has announced in a press conference that Iran will be conducting joint naval drills with Iran and Russia in the Indian Ocean.

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Iraq launches a new bloody crackdown on protesters

At least 18 people were killed in Iraq, as security forces opened fire on protesters again.