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In the first time a political party has been targeted since the electoral campaign began last month, two bombs exploded near the Iraqi Communist Party HQ.

'I need you at the top of your game': News that Liverpool's beloved Mohamed Salah may break his fast ahead of Saturday's potentially career-defining game has fans' opinion split.

Israel 'shoots Palestinians in the foot' in Gaza

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Israel 'shoots Palestinians in the foot' in Gaza

At least two Palestinians were injured by gunfire on Friday after being shot in the foot by Israeli forces.

Syrians in Daraa warned of impending regime assault

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Syrians in Daraa warned of impending regime assault

Syrians in Daraa fear a new regime assault, as leaflets are dropped on the opposition province warning of an offensive.

Russia, Saudis to boost oil output 'by 1m bpd'

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Russia, Saudis to boost oil output 'by 1m bpd'

An angry tweet from President Donald Trump about high oil prices - along with uncertainties over Iran and Venezuela's oil supply - have ...

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Missiles hit Syrian regime airbase in Homs province

More airstrikes targeted Syrian regime positions on Thursday evening, with Hizballah fighters believed to be among the casualties.

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Saudi campaigner arrested in fresh crackdown on rights activism

As four women's rights campaigners were released from Saudi jails, another activist has been arrested in Riyadh's fresh crackdown on liberals.

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Two Palestinians injured by Israeli gunfire die from wounds

Two more Palestinians, aged 23 and 21, wounded by Israeli gunfire during border protests have died, according to Palestinian health ministries.

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Fourth Saudi women's rights activist released from detention

Walaa al-Shubbar, reportedly in her 20s has become the fourth woman to be released from detention in Saudi after a sweep earlier this ...

Saudi Arabia downs another Houthi missile over Najran

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Saudi Arabia downs another Houthi missile over Najran

Saudi air defences have downed another missile from Yemen, shot down over the southern city of Najran.

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Sudan teenager appeals death sentence for killing 'rapist' husband

Nineteen-year-old Noura Hussein has filed an appeal against the death sentence for her husband's 'intentional murder.'

Trump is throwing the Middle East under the bus

Emile Nakhleh

Trump is throwing the Middle East under the bus

Comment: Killing the Iran deal and moving the embassy to Jerusalem will only bring more instability and misery to the people of the region, ...

How right is the Left in the Islamic world?

Muhammed Nafih Wafy

How right is the Left in the Islamic world?

Comment: The Islamic Left may have ended up more Islamic and less leftist, but intellectuals' leftist utopia has long been abandoned even in the ...

Saudi Binladin Group to be slimmed down, renamed

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Saudi Binladin Group to be slimmed down, renamed

Following the Saudi Arabia's government control of the construction giant, the Binladen Group is set to be slimmed down and renamed.

Egyptian TV series causes outrage among Copts

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Egyptian TV series causes outrage among Copts

Egyptians have responded in outrage after a Ramadan series showed a man disguised as a priest committing fraud and smoking.

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Three Saudi women's rights activists freed from detention

Saudi authorities have released three prominent women's rights activists after a sweep earlier this month.

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US targets Iranian airlines for funneling fighters to Assad

US sanctions have been issued on a number of companies with links to Iranian airliners that Washington accuses of funneling weapons and fighters ...

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Sudan will 'continue to fight' in Saudi-led Yemen war

President Omar al-Bashir said Sudan will continue to support the Saudi-led coalition in Yemen amid growing calls to withdraw.

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Kurdish forces capture leading French IS commander

France witnessed a spate of IS terror attacks in 2015 and 2016.

'Pro-Assad' Congresswoman Gabbard loses key support ahead of primaries

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'Pro-Assad' Congresswoman Gabbard loses key support ahead of primaries

Hawaii's teacher's union revoked its support for Democrat 'rising star' Tulsi Gabbard, over her vocal support of Syrian dictator ...

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Saad Hariri set to continue as Lebanon prime minister

Outgoing Lebanon Prime Minister Saad Hariri is expected to retain his post, as the country forms a new government.

Congress urges Netanyahu to abandon Palestinian village demolition plans

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Congress urges Netanyahu to abandon Palestinian village demolition plans

Seventy-six members of the US Congress have signed a letter to Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu, urging him to end demolitions and ...

Israel boosts plan to build 3,900 new settler homes

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Israel boosts plan to build 3,900 new settler homes

Israel's defence minister said that thousands of new settlement units would be given final approval for construction as early as next week.

Yemen appoints UN ambassador as new foreign minister

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Yemen appoints UN ambassador as new foreign minister

Yemen's internationally-recognised President Abd Rabbo Mansour Hadi has appointed a new foreign minister.

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