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One of Jordan's best-known businessmen Sabih al-Masri has been released from his mysterious detention in Saudi Arabia, allegedly due to King Abdullah vocal anti-Israel stance following the US

Muslim clerics in Indonesia have called for the boycott of US products as the Asian country hold's it largest protests against Donald Trump's decision to recognise Jerusalem as Israel's capital.

Israeli forces detain, attack Palestinians as Jerusalem protests continue

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Israeli forces detain, attack Palestinians as Jerusalem protests continue

One activist from Salah-al-Din in East Jerusalem was detained after engaging in protests on Saturday and another two people were injured in Damascus Gate.

Houthis slam US charges that Iran is arming them

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Houthis slam US charges that Iran is arming them

A Houthi spokesperson tweeted late on Friday that Washington is "fabricating lies" to escape the repercussions of its recent decision to ...

Over half Syrian refugees in Lebanon in 'extreme poverty'

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Over half Syrian refugees in Lebanon in 'extreme poverty'

Over the last six years of the war, the refugee population has sunk further into debt and poverty with 58% of households now living in extreme ...

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Israelis march against corruption amid Netanyahu probe

Thousands of Israelis marched on Saturday night for the third week running in central Tel Aviv to demand legal action against 'corrupt' people in the government and their resignation.

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Fatah calls for 'angry' protests against Pence Jerusalem visit

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas's Fatah party on Saturday called for mass demonstrations next week to protest against a visit to Jerusalem ...

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Turkey plans to open Palestine embassy in Jerusalem

Turkey's top diplomat has said it plans to open an embassy in east Jerusalem once the world recognises an independent Palestinian state.

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Jordanian businessman Sabih al-Masri detained in Saudi Arabia

Jordan's best-known businessman Sabih al-Masri and head of the influential Arab Bank has been held in Saudi Arabia, allegedly over King Abdullah ...

Trump's Jerusalem move 'ends Oslo accords', warns Fatah official

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Trump's Jerusalem move 'ends Oslo accords', warns Fatah official

Fatah's vice-chairman has warned Washington's recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital has effectively ended the Oslo peace accords.

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Stockholm summons Iraqi ambassador following execution of Swedish national

Iraq has broken precedent and executed a European dual national, sparking anger at his home in Sweden and sparking fears that more non-Iraqis ...

How IS became a military threat in Iraq, Syria

Jonathan Fenton-Harvey

How IS became a military threat in Iraq, Syria

In-depth: While the Islamic State group’s reign of terror in Iraq and Syria is virtually over, multiple reports throughout its existence show ...

Florida man jailed for 15 years for vandalising mosque

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Florida man jailed for 15 years for vandalising mosque

Florida man Michael Wolfe, 37, was sentenced after pleading guilty to leaving bacon at the doorstep of a mosque and vandalising the place of ...

Four Palestinians killed in clashes as <em>anti</em>-Trump protests continue Four Palestinians killed in clashes as anti-Trump protests continue

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Four Palestinians killed in clashes as anti-Trump protests continue

Four Palestinians have been killed by Israeli forces on Friday during protests against Washington's recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital ...

Inclusive Christmas? First ever <em>Muslim</em> pantomime hits the UK

Sami Rahman

Inclusive Christmas? First ever Muslim pantomime hits the UK

Apparently Muslims need to integrate more, and what better way to do that than to have a Muslim panto?

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Pence to delay Middle East visit following Palestinian snub

Before Pence delayed his visit, Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas’ aides had said he will not be meeting the US vice president when he visits the region.

Omar Mashjari

Divided in mourning: A family and country after Saleh

Comment: Accused of corruption during his rule and devastation after it, Saleh was Yemen's strongman who many loved to hate, writes Omar ...

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MSF: 6,700 Rohingya killed in month of Myanmar violence

Thousands of Rohingya were shot, burned alive or beaten to death in the first month of a Myanmar military crackdown on rebels in Rakhine state, ...

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Abbas: UN should replace US as Palestine-Israel mediator

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas said the United States has disqualified itself as a mediator following the Jerusalem move, breaking with ...

Israel closes Gaza border crossings as strikes intensify

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Israel closes Gaza border crossings as strikes intensify

Israel closed its Gaza border crossings on Thursday after a week of intense rocket fire by Palestinian militants sparked by US President Donald ...

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Saudis, Emiratis pledge €130 million for Sahel 'anti-terror force'

Saudi Arabia has pledged 100 million euros for the G5 Sahel force, a five-nation anti-terror force in the Sahel region of West Africa

Netanyahu 'not impressed' by <em>Muslim</em> leaders' Jerusalem statements

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Netanyahu 'not impressed' by Muslim leaders' Jerusalem statements

Israeli PM says he is "not impressed" after an emergency meeting for Islamic leaders urged the world to "recognise the State of Palestine and ...

Israel intercepts two Gaza rockets after earlier strikes Israel intercepts two Gaza rockets after earlier strikes

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Israel intercepts two Gaza rockets after earlier strikes

Cross-border fire continues to be exchanged with Israeli military intercepting two rockets fired from Gaza after strikes earlier in the day left ...

Israeli army spokesman gets byline in Saudi outlet Elaph

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Israeli army spokesman gets byline in Saudi outlet Elaph

A news website has become the first mainstream Saudi outlet to run an article co-written by a serving Israeli army officer, adding further ...

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