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Russia is further expanding its influence in Syria by helping UN peacekeepers patrol the demilitarised zone between the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights

A Turkish court rejected a new appeal to free US pastor Andrew Brunson, whose detention has sparked a severe crisis in relations between Turkey and the United States.

Somali-American Ilhan Omar wins <em>US</em> primary

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Somali-American Ilhan Omar wins US primary

The American Congress looks set to receive two Muslim women after Somali-American state legislator claimed victory in her primary following Palestinian-American Tlaib's success.

Jordanian-American gets death penalty for Houston 'honour killings'

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Jordanian-American gets death penalty for Houston 'honour killings'

A Jordanian-American man convicted of killing two people was sentenced to death on Tuesday.

Australian politician calls for 'Muslim ban'

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Australian politician calls for 'Muslim ban'

Queensland senator Fraser Anning has called for a final solution to immigration, a term used by the Nazis.

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American Islam scholar Reza Aslan detained by Israel intelligence

American author Reza Aslan said he was detained for hours at the Israel border and separated from his family.

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Last-minute Eurovision deal secures Israel as 2019 host

Israel resolved a funding dispute last minute threatening their ability to host Eurovision 2019, with the broadcaster paying the guarantee hours ...

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Russia's emerging rapport with Gulf state monarchies

Analysis: Saudi Arabia and the UAE are now looking to Russia for security partnerships as well as economic cooperation, writes Stasa Salacanin.

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Syria says deal struck with Jordan to return refugees

Syrian media have reported that Damascus and Amman have struck a deal to return refugees back home to Syria.

Egypt arrests 13 Brotherhood members on Rabaa massacre anniversary

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Egypt arrests 13 Brotherhood members on Rabaa massacre anniversary

The arrests come on the fifth anniversary of the largest mass killing in Egypt's history, when police fired on supporters of Mohammed Morsi.

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South-east Asian IS fighters: Where are they now?

Analysis: Since the fall of IS' self-proclaimed caliphate, some fighters from south-east Asia have returned home, but many remain in the region, ...

Libyan MP hurt during gunfight outside parliament

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Libyan MP hurt during gunfight outside parliament

Lawmaker Saleh Hashem was injured breaking up a fight after shots were fire in Tobruk, reports said on Tuesday.

Three killed in blast on Baghdad's Sadr district

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Three killed in blast on Baghdad's Sadr district

A woman and a child were among three people killed in an blast that struck the Shia bastion of Sadr City in the Iraqi capital on Tuesday, ...

Three Palestinians die on 'lawless' Israeli construction sites

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Three Palestinians die on 'lawless' Israeli construction sites

Four labourers, including three Palestinians, died on Monday in building site accidents in Israel, signalling an alarming 'lawlessness' in the ...

Migrant rescue ship stranded after EU countries refuse entry

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Migrant rescue ship stranded after EU countries refuse entry

Italy and Malta, the two countries closest to the ship, have said it would not allow the rescue migrant ship to dock at its ports.

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Kurdish-led SDF visits Damascus for second round of talks

A delegation from the Syrian Democratic Council discussed local administration and decentralisation with the Syrian government in Damascus, local news reported.

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Turkey to 'boycott' US electronics, says Erdogan

The Turkish president told supporters they could turn to Samsungs, rather than iPhones, and other goods made by non-US firms.

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14 Afghan soldiers killed after Taliban overrun northern base

The capture of the Chenaya base in Faryab comes days after the insurgents launched a brazen assault on Ghazni just two hours from Kabul.

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US-made bomb 'discovered at Yemen school bus bomb site'

Remnants of US-made bomb were reportedly found at the site of the Saudi strike on a Yemeni school bus in Saada confirmed to have killed ...

40 children killed in Yemen bus strike: Red Cross

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40 children killed in Yemen bus strike: Red Cross

A new casualty toll announced by the International Committee of the Red Cross said forty children were among 51 people killed in a Saudi-led ...

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Journalist's work on display, 6 years after Syria abduction

The photos of journalist Austin Tice will be exhibited, 6 years after he was abducted in Syria.

Netanyahu made secret Egypt trip for Gaza talks

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Netanyahu made secret Egypt trip for Gaza talks

Netanyahu engaged in secret talks with the Egyptian President on Gaza

<em>US</em> soldier killed in Afghanistan

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US soldier killed in Afghanistan

A US soldier was killed after an improvised explosive device detonated in Helmand province in Afghanistan.

Netanyahu: Israel questioning of <em>US</em> journalist was mistake

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Netanyahu: Israel questioning of US journalist was mistake

Netanyahu "half-apologised" after an American Jewish journalist was interrogated at Tel Aviv airport.

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