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Palestinian minister and chairman of the Commission Against the Wall and Settlements, Walid Assaf was shot in the ear by Israeli forces on Thursday.

Israel's High Court says the question of a Palestinian village slated for demolition is not whether residents of Khan al-Ahmar should be moved, but where the families should go.

Palestinian teenage 'hero' Ahed Tamimi released from Israeli prison

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Palestinian teenage 'hero' Ahed Tamimi released from Israeli prison

Palestinian icon Ahed Tamimi was released from Israeli prison on Sunday after enduring eight months of imprisonment.

The Palestinians shot dead by Israeli forces in Gaza

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The Palestinians shot dead by Israeli forces in Gaza

These are the Palestinians killed by Israeli live fire on Tuesday, as they protested against the move of the US embassy.

Saudi Aramco appoints first woman to board of directors

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Saudi Aramco appoints first woman to board of directors

A shake-up of Saudi Aramco's management has seen a number of new faces enter the boardroom, including the first woman.

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Ethiopians 'to replace' Filipino domestic workers amid Kuwait-Manila dispute

Ethiopian nationals will replace Filipino domestic workers in Kuwait, the Gulf state announced, after the Philippines banned its citizens from working in there following a murder of a maid.

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Kuwait 'sentences Filipina maid murderers to death by hanging'

A Lebanese-Syrian couple who murdered Filipina domestic worker Joanna Demafelis, whose body was found in a freezer earlier this year, have been ...

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Lebanese suspect charged with murdering Filipina maid in Kuwait

News of the murder of the woman sparked outrage in the Philippines, and shed further light on the conditions of Filipina domestic workers in the ...

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Netanyahu says African migrants a 'greater threat' than jihadis

Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu has praised an electrified fence running along the Israel-Egypt border, saying it kept out jihadists ...

Suspect in killing of Filipina maid interrogated in Lebanon

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Suspect in killing of Filipina maid interrogated in Lebanon

Lebanese officials say authorities in Beirut are interrogating a man who is suspected in the death of a Filipina maid whose body was found ...

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Lebanese suspect arrested over Filipina maid's freezer death

One suspect has been arrested over the gruesome death of a Filipina maid in Kuwait, which has escalated a diplomatic rift between the two ...

Israel begins distributing deportation notices to Africans

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Israel begins distributing deportation notices to Africans

Israeli authorities have begun distributing deportation notices to thousands of African migrants.

Protests in Israel over 'dangerous' deportation of African migrants

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Protests in Israel over 'dangerous' deportation of African migrants

Showdown could come to a head as Israel moves to deport 40,000 Africans in a plan the UN described as "incoherent and unsafe"

Holocaust survivors urge Netanyahu not to expel African migrants

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Holocaust survivors urge Netanyahu not to expel African migrants

Activists have published a public letter urging Israeli PM Binyamin Netanyahu not to go ahead with plans to expel 38,000 migrants.

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Israel to expel 40,000 African migrants

Israel moved to implement its plan to close a migrant detention centre and prepare to deport 40,000 Africans who entered the country illegally.

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Saudi minister detained in corruption sweep 'resumes work'

Saudi minister of state Ibrahim Assaf was pictured in a meeting with King Salman on Tuesday, signalling his release from the ...

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Saudi Arabia releases 23 high-level 'corruption' detainees

Saudi authorities freed 23 of 200 detained businessmen, royals and princes, Saudi paper Okaz reported on Tuesday, in what appears to be the ...

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Saudi Arabia releases former minister, businessman for monetary settlements

Saudi Arabia released more detainees arrested in a sweeping anti-corruption purge of the kingdom's elite, amid a report that authorities have ...

New Saudi ministers sworn in following palace purge

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New Saudi ministers sworn in following palace purge

Saudi Arabia's King Salman to replace the former National Guard chief and economy and planning minister on Monday.

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Saudi Arabia purge: Who was arrested?

Eleven princes and 38 others are being held after mass detentions in Saudi Arabia, including influential Saudi tycoon Prince al-Waleed bin ...

Five star jail: Saudi royals 'held in luxury hotels'

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Five star jail: Saudi royals 'held in luxury hotels'

Saudi Arabia has detained dozens of princes, businessmen, senior military officials and top officials in luxury hotels, reports have said, ...

Wife of Marwan Barghouti barred from prison visits

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Wife of Marwan Barghouti barred from prison visits

Israel Prison Service spokesman Assaf Liberati confirmed that Barghouti was barred from visiting for “security reasons” as a ...

‘No future’ for the last Arab-Christians of Israeli-occupied Golan

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‘No future’ for the last Arab-Christians of Israeli-occupied Golan

Before Israel's occupation, Christians accounted for 12 percent of the population of the Golan, which then had 340 villages and 150,000 ...

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