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In-depth: Details have emerged from Beirut officials that allegedly reveal how Saudi Arabia turned on long-time ally Saad Hariri and forced him to resign as Lebanon's prime minister.

Comment: Former Leeds FC Managing Director David Haigh has turned to Scotland Yard's war crimes unit to bring his torturers to justice.

Netanyahu asked Trump to 'allow Israeli spy to immigrate'

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Netanyahu asked Trump to 'allow Israeli spy to immigrate'

New reports emerge on Tel Aviv's lobbying on behalf of a former US navy intelligence officer who served three decades in prison for spying for Israel.

Calls for exiled Egyptian footballer to join World Cup

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Calls for exiled Egyptian footballer to join World Cup

An online campaign led by thousands calls on blacklisted veteran midfielder Mohamed Aboutrika to play for Egypt at the World Cup in Russia next ...

Netanyahu attacks Israeli police over graft probe 'leaks'

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Netanyahu attacks Israeli police over graft probe 'leaks'

The Israeli prime minister attacked the police on Saturday after a news report on the impending renewal of investigations into his conduct in a ...

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Abbas 'waiting on Trump' before new steps in negotiations

Senior Palestinian figures said the Palestinian Authority has agreed to wait for a proposal from the US prior to taking any significant diplomatic steps towards peace with Israel.

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It is still possible to protest in Saudi Arabia

A group of exiled opposition figures are organising small-scale, anonymous protests in Saudi Arabia, with videos emerging of citizens mocking ...

Warda Mohamed and Tony Fortin

Exposed: France's arms dealers making a killing in Yemen

The long read: The US and UK are often lambasted for their sales of weaponry to Saudi Arabia. But France cannot be overlooked, write Warda ...

Roshan De Stone and David Suber

Crossing from Tunisia to Italy - 1980s vs. today

The stories of Tunisia's migrant workers and the difficulties they overcome in a world obsessed by borders and immigration controls.

Israeli police prevent marriage of 14-year-old bride

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Israeli police prevent marriage of 14-year-old bride

Israeli authorities placed a groom and a rabbi under house arrest after intervening in an illegal marriage ceremony involving an underage girl.

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'Jews must respect me' says Richard Spencer after riots

Spencer complained about Jews being 'vastly overrepresented in what you could call the establishment' and then demanded they respect him

Palestine's new electronic crime law 'suppresses freedom of expression'

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Palestine's new electronic crime law 'suppresses freedom of expression'

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas has been criticised by rights groups for introducing an electronic crime law which punishes anyone seen to ...

Report: Iran 'building Syria facility' to make long-range rockets

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Report: Iran 'building Syria facility' to make long-range rockets

Iran is building a facility in Syria to manufacture long-range rockets, a report on Israel's Channel 2 news said on Tuesday.

Only democracy in the Middle East? Far from it

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Only democracy in the Middle East? Far from it

Comment: Free speech is an integral part of any democracy. The legal case against respected Israeli-Canadian reporter and analyst David Sheen ...

Israel's Netanyahu 'wouldn't have to resign' if indicted

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Israel's Netanyahu 'wouldn't have to resign' if indicted

Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu could remain in office even if he is indicted on corruption charges, Israel's justice minister said on ...

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Anti-Qatar countries to drop demand on Al-Jazeera's closure

An anti-Qatar coalition of Arab nations look set to back down on a demand on Doha to close flagship media network Al-Jazeera.

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Poll: New centrist leader could revive Israel's Labor Party

Political newcomer Avi Gabbay could give Israel's Labor Party a huge boost if the centrist is elected leader, a poll has suggested.

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Seven Israeli military chiefs arrested over submarine corruption investigation

Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu will face questioning on his involvement in the vice scandal on Monday, after six ex-military chiefs were ...

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Survivor of Mosul blast wins top journalism prize

French journalist Samuel Forey of the Figaro newspaper was praised by the jury of the Albert Londres prize, after surviving a deadly blast in ...

Saudi Arabia and the UAE: Boycotting Qatar, embracing Israel

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Saudi Arabia and the UAE: Boycotting Qatar, embracing Israel

Analysis: The Saudi-led blockade of Qatar is closely linked to a bid for rapprochement with Israel, now no longer the main foe of some Gulf ...

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French female journalist dies of wounds from Mosul blast

Journalist Veronique Robert, wounded in the same landmine blast that killed two colleagues in the Iraqi city of Mosul earlier this week, has ...

Two foreign journalists killed in Mosul landmine explosion

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Two foreign journalists killed in Mosul landmine explosion

A landmine explosion Iraq's second largest city killed two foreign journalists covering the battle for Mosul, reports confirmed on Tuesday.

Israeli planes 'may soon be allowed' into Saudi airspace

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Israeli planes 'may soon be allowed' into Saudi airspace

Palestinian officials are said to be anxious about the prospect of such negotiations, as it could potentially normalise Arab-Israeli relations ...

Outrage as Palestinian authorities detain student for Facebook post

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Outrage as Palestinian authorities detain student for Facebook post

Outraged Palestinians slammed the detention of a 23-year-old student who was taken by the PA for criticising an official on Facebook.

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