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A Saudi-led coalition airstrike killed at least 35 civilians, mainly farmers, near a Houthi camp on Wednesday morning, after a tense night in the Yemeni capital.

In-depth: Gazans are desperate for Egypt to lift the blockade on the embattled Strip, reports Rami Almeghari.

Italian father slain in front of kids in Barcelona

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Italian father slain in front of kids in Barcelona

Bruno Gulotta, 35, was one of two Italian nationals killed in Thursday's attack on Las Ramblas, which left 14 people dead and over 100 injured.

Speaking music to power: A study in Reformations

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Speaking music to power: A study in Reformations

Blog: 500 years after the start of the Protestant Reformation, music still fuels protest and foments revolution, writes Hadani Ditmars.

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.

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This interfaith Lebanese wedding has caused quite a stir

Images of the church wedding involving a hijab-wearing Muslim woman to a Christian man in southern Lebanon has sparked controversy in the multi-religious Middle East state.

Amal Awad

Palestine, where 'occupation' dangles from the name

The long read: Australian journalist and author Amal Awad journeys to her parents' homeland, Palestine, where negotiating heritage and border ...

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Bashar al-Assad's white supremacist fans in Charlottesville

The Facebook page of a man arrested over a car-ramming attack in Charlottesville, Virginia appear to show his support for Syrian regime head ...

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Riyadh moves to silence cleric for insulting deceased actor

Saudi authorities have moved to silence a cleric who issued a fatwa banning Muslims from commemorating the death of Kuwait's most prominent ...

Charlottesville: Car-ramming suspect charged with murder

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Charlottesville: Car-ramming suspect charged with murder

Police identify 20-year-old James Fields as the suspected driver of a car that ploughed into an anti-racism demonstration killing at least one ...

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UAE confirms four soldiers killed in Yemen helicopter crash

Four soldiers from the UAE were killed when their helicopter crashed during a mission in Yemen while taking part in a Saudi-led campaign ...

Turkey detains Russian 'planning drone attack on US warplane'

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Turkey detains Russian 'planning drone attack on US warplane'

Turkish authorities detained a Russian suspected member of the Islamic State for allegedly plotting a drone attack on an American warplane at a ...

Canada 'urgently' investigating use of vehicles in Saudi crackdown

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Canada 'urgently' investigating use of vehicles in Saudi crackdown

Canada is working "with a real sense of urgency" to investigate whether Canadian-made military vehicles were used by Saudi forces in an ...

West Bank barrier graffiti mocks Trump's love of walls

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West Bank barrier graffiti mocks Trump's love of walls

Two murals have appeared on the wall between Bethlehem and Israel depicting Donald Trump hugging the barriers and tell one, "I'm going to build ...

Bikini-clad women in Saudi Arabia? Yes, really...

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Bikini-clad women in Saudi Arabia? Yes, really...

The new project to develop part of Saudi Arabia's coastline into a luxury tourism resort will be regulated by laws of 'international standard', ...

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New Saudi resort to allow relaxed approach to Speedos

The new project to develop part of Saudi Arabia's coastline into a luxury tourism resort will be regulated by laws of 'international standard', possibly leading to a more liberal atmosphere.

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Clashes in Jaffa after Israeli forces kill Palestinian youth

Palestinian residents of Jaffa are protesting at the killing of a 20-year-old by Israeli forces, accusing police of acting like a 'criminal ...

Amal Awad

Meeting Rula Quawas

Comment: The death of Jordanian professor Rula Quawas is a great loss; she shaped many lives and staunchly defended women's rights. Amal Awad ...

Paul McLoughlin

Hizballah and Lebanon army open new front against IS

The Lebanese army and Hizballah fighters have extended their campaign into eastern Lebanon's Ras Baalbeck, with a new offensive against IS after ...

Body of 'tortured' Egyptian teenager discovered days after arrest

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Body of 'tortured' Egyptian teenager discovered days after arrest

Egyptians demand answers after a Coptic teenager was found dead, bearing alleged signs of torture after being detained for two days.

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Turkey PM reassures German execs over 'terror claims'

Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim has held a breakfast meeting with German executives as a bitter row between Ankara and Berlin continues.

Taking Raqqa with Pride: 'Queer militia' raises rainbow flag

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Taking Raqqa with Pride: 'Queer militia' raises rainbow flag

Blog: A newly formed 'queer militia' is defiantly raising the rainbow flag in the heart of Islamic State militants' so-called caliphate in Syria.

And Here I Am: Theatre as AK-47

Hadani Ditmars

And Here I Am: Theatre as AK-47

Society: A new one-man-show tells the true story of a refugee jihadist who renounced violence to become an actor thanks to Jenin's famed Freedom ...

Parviz Tanavoli and his triumphant Lions of Iran

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Parviz Tanavoli and his triumphant Lions of Iran

Blog: Tanavoli's exhibition in Tehran offers a rich, complex take on his nation's history, notes Hadani Ditmars.

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