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Pompeo scrapes through Senate confirmation panel after Paul's U-turn

24 April, 2018

The nominee for US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo secured a shock approval from a Senate panel, amid fears his bellicose approach to diplomacy will shatter fragile international ties.

Erdogan blasts opposition for bolstering new party

24 April, 2018

Turkey's leader has criticised opposition groups for facilitating the entry of a new political party into the country's snap elections.

Somali military faction raid UAE-backed army camp

23 April, 2018

Somali troops trained by the UAE fled their posts when a rival faction raided their camp to steal weapons.

Egypt bans water-intensive crops, alarm mounts over Ethiopia dam

23 April, 2018

The construction of the Grand Renaissance Dam has been a major point of contention among Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan.

Iranian commander threatens to destroy Israel within 25 years

23 April, 2018

Major General Abdolrahim Mousavi said the Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps will support the destruction of Israel.

Malaysia releases images of suspects in Palestinian assassination case

23 April, 2018

Malaysian authorities released computer-generated images of the motorcyclists suspected of being involved in the drive-by shooting that killed a Palestinian lecturer in Kuala Lumpur.

Bahrain's foreign minister calls for prosecution of Al Jazeera

23 April, 2018

The Bahraini official said that in addition to the 13 demands issued by a Saudi-led anti-Qatar bloc to Doha, is that Al Jazeera should be prosecuted for 'spreading lies'.

Death toll from Gaza protest killings rises to 40

23 April, 2018

As Gaza protests enter the fourth week, two Palestinians have succumb to their wounds seeing the death toll rise to 40, following Israel's use of live fire at the demonstrations.

Greece slams Turkish leader's 'unacceptable' soldier swap proposal

23 April, 2018

Turkey's President Erdogan suggested exchanging two Greek soldiers for eight Turkish servicemen who fled after the 2016 coup attempt.

Kuwait arrests 2 Filipinos over maid escapes

23 April, 2018

Kuwaiti authorities arrest two Filipino nationals amid renewed tensions between the Gulf state and the Philippines.

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