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An Israeli suspect in a 2015 firebombing that killed a Palestinian toddler and his parents has been rejected an appeal against house arrest, his lawyers said.

The July 2015 arson attack, allegedly by Jewish settlers, killed a Palestinian toddler and his parents, drawing international condemnation.

Azerbaijan's sabre-rattling grows louder

Joshua Kucera

Azerbaijan's sabre-rattling grows louder

Comment: Azerbaijan has escalated its war rhetoric with Armenia over the Nagorno-Karabakh territory, and the shadow of the Kremlin is ever-present, writes Joshua Kucera.

Court strikes down confessions of Palestinian toddler murder suspects

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Court strikes down confessions of Palestinian toddler murder suspects

Jewish extremists are accused of an arson attack which killed an 18-month-old Palestinian baby and his parents in July 2015.

Russia says it 'tested' over 200 weapons in Syria

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Russia says it 'tested' over 200 weapons in Syria

A Russian MP has claimed Moscow's forces have trialled more than 200 new weapons in Syria, making the war-torn country a testing ground for ...

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Russia parliament ratifies deal to expand Syria naval facility

The agreement was signed in Syria in January and was sent last week by Russian President Vladimir Putin for ratification by the parliament's lower house.

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Russia to have semi-permanent military presence in Syria

Moscow has gave the green light for the semi-permanent presence of Russian military aircraft in Syria.

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Family of Palestinian toddler burned alive will sue Israel

Six-year-old Ahmed Dawabsheh's extended family are seeking an admission of responsibility and a payout from Israel over a firebomb attack that ...

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Dawabsheh 'not terror victim' and 'ineligible for compensation': Lieberman

Ahmed Dawabsheh, whose family was killed in a 2015 arson attack, does not qualify to be considered a "terror victim" and will therefore not ...

Syrian artists canvas conflict, exile at London exhibition

Martin Armstrong

Syrian artists canvas conflict, exile at London exhibition

The work of five Syrian artists living in exile detailing their experiences and emotions regarding Syria's devastating conflict was showcased ...

Cavit Talya

After the assassination: What next for Turkey and Russia?

Analysis: The killing of Andrei Karlov may have fundamental geopolitical consequences for the Middle East and beyond, writes Cavit Talya.

Facebook: Israeli security forces and the NYPD's new battleground

Nick Rodrigo

Facebook: Israeli security forces and the NYPD's new battleground

Comment: Like the NYPD in New York, Israeli authorities are using draconian laws and newly formed cyber units to monitor individuals engaged in ...

Russia: permanent Syria military presence, eyes on Cuba, Vietnam

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Russia: permanent Syria military presence, eyes on Cuba, Vietnam

Russia considers plans to resume its military presence in Vietnam and Cuba after ratifying a treaty that will see its troops stay in Syria ...

Another Dawabsheh home torched in Nablus village Another Dawabsheh home torched in Nablus village

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Another Dawabsheh home torched in Nablus village

Suspected Israeli extremists have firebombed a home in the occupied Palestinian territories, the same village that a family were killed - ...

Israel plans new settlement in outpost set for evacuation

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Israel plans new settlement in outpost set for evacuation

Israel's defence ministry plans for new settlement in the Amona outpost northern West Bank after it was intended for evacuation by the end of ...

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Israeli forces detain 12 Palestinians in West Bank raids

At least 12 Palestinians, accused of "suspected illegal activity", were arrested during pre-dawn raids on Tuesday by Israeli security forces across the occupied West Bank.

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Women in starvation-wracked Daraya demand the world's attention

Syrian women and children in the besieged Damascus suburb of Daraya are crying out in hunger, warning that deaths from starvation are imminent.

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Israeli lawmaker wants 'Jewish only' maternity wards

An Israeli lawmaker sparked anger Wednesday after he said he would not want his wife to give birth in a hospital next to Palestinian mothers.

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Home of witness in tragic Duma arson attack, fire-bombed

A key witness in an arson attack by suspected Jewish extremists in the West Bank which killed three people has seen his house set ablaze.

Ahmed Dawabsheh to meet Real Madrid stars

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Ahmed Dawabsheh to meet Real Madrid stars

Five-year-old Ahmed Dawabsheh whose family was killed in an arson attack against their home in the occupied West Bank by Jewish extremists is to ...

Ramona Wadi

Defiance in face Israeli humiliation: al-Qiq's hunger strike

Comment: The mistreatment of imprisoned journalist Mohammed al-Qiq is the latest attempt by Israel to weaken Palestinian resistance, writes ...

The Palestinian Authority's internalised colonial narrative

Ramona Wadi

The Palestinian Authority's internalised colonial narrative

Comment: Recent confirmation by Palestinian officials that security coordination with Israel will continue, underlined the schism between ...

War criminal among Syrian regime delegation to Geneva

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War criminal among Syrian regime delegation to Geneva

Among the Syrian regime’s delegation attending peace talks in Geneva on Friday was former state security officer Samer Baridi, accused of ...

Israelis charged over Palestinian baby burned alive

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Israelis charged over Palestinian baby burned alive

An Israeli court charges two suspects with murder over arson attack that killed three members of the Dawabsheh family, including an 18-month old ...

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