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Thousands of camels stranded in Saudi Arabia will begin to be repatriated back to Qatar via Kuwait, local media have reported.

The death of Russian citizens in Syria last week has exposed the role of Moscow mercenaries in the multi-front conflict.

<em>US</em> forensics team searching for hostages' bodies in Syria

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US forensics team searching for hostages' bodies in Syria

A team of US criminal forensic investigators are searching mass graves in Syria, searching for the remains of IS foreign hostages murdered by group.

Nasrallah says <em>US</em> cannot fairly mediate Lebanon-Israel gas dispute Nasrallah says US cannot fairly mediate Lebanon-Israel gas dispute

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Nasrallah says US cannot fairly mediate Lebanon-Israel gas dispute

Hizballah leader Hassan Nasrallah has accused the US of taking Israel's side in an ongoing dispute over offshore drilling rights.

Bangladesh hands refugee list to Myanmar to begin repatriation Bangladesh hands refugee list to Myanmar to begin repatriation

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Bangladesh hands refugee list to Myanmar to begin repatriation

Bangladesh looks set to begin the controversial process of repatriating Rohingya refugees after handing over a list of 8,032 refugees to Myanmar.

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Former Guantanamo detainee acquitted in Morocco

Moroccan authorities acquit Yunis Chekkouri, who was held without charge by the US army for over 13 years.

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Qatar's Emir calls for new EU-style Arab security pact

Emir Thani called the months-long blockade of Qatar "futile", and said it was time for regional states to put their differences aside.

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Netanyahu to visit White House next month: US official

Israeli prime minister Binyamin Netanyahu is to visit the White House in March, a US official said, as he faces calls back home to step ...

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Turkey court jails journalists for life over coup links

Veteran journalists and writers Nazli Ilicak and the brothers Mehmet and Ahmet Altan were handed life sentences in a case that has raised alarm ...

Will Bibi's judges prioritise perks over principles?

Barak Barfi

Will Bibi's judges prioritise perks over principles?

Comment: Israeli PM Netanyahu's fate lies in the hands of avaricious coalition members, reluctant to cede their perks in the name of justice, ...

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Desperate to come home, Syrians brave mines in Raqqa

Some 60,000 people have returned to Syria's Raqqa, desperate to come home despite the huge number of IS-planted mines littering the city.

<em>US</em> senator ends block on arms sales to GCC

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US senator ends block on arms sales to GCC

Republican Senator Bob Corker said he will end the arms sales block which was a bid to pressure the Gulf states to find a solution to the ...

Ankara proposes joint <em>US</em>-Turkish presence in Syria's Manbij

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Ankara proposes joint US-Turkish presence in Syria's Manbij

The proposal, which US officials are reportedly considering, would have the YPG withdraw its forces to east of the Euphrates river.

<em>US</em>, Turkey 'will work together' in Syria: Tillerson US, Turkey 'will work together' in Syria: Tillerson

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US, Turkey 'will work together' in Syria: Tillerson

Rex Tillerson said the US will work with Turkey after tensions spiked over American policy in Syria and its support for a Kurdish ...

Turkey state of emergency 'chilling' for society: Rights chief

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Turkey state of emergency 'chilling' for society: Rights chief

The head of a European rights watchdog said Turkey's prolonged state of emergency following the July 2016 failed coup was concerning in its ...

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US 'deeply concerned' by Sudan political arrests

The US embassy in Khartoum has voiced concern about Sudan's crackdown as arrests of activists, political leaders and ordinary citizens continue.

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Israeli attorney general praises police graft probe into Netanyahu

Top lawyer praises investigations into alleged corruption offences committed by Israel's PM following police recommendations that the leader be ...

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NATO to expand Iraqi training mission

The NATO mission in Iraq could involve up to 200 personnel, and will have a non-combat mandate.

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Tillerson blasts Hizballah, one day after softening his rhetoric

During his trip to Beirut, the US secretary of state said that Hizballah's foreign entanglements aren't in the interests of Lebanese ...

Oman's foreign minister visits Jerusalem holy site Aqsa

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Oman's foreign minister visits Jerusalem holy site Aqsa

In a rare visit to Jerusalem's holy site, Oman's foreign minister encouraged all Arabs to visit the mosque, describing it as an "obligation".

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Moscow says five likely killed in US Syria strikes

Russia has acknowledged the deaths of five citizens, dismissing claims that at least 100 Russian mercenaries were killed in US strikes ...

Gideon Levy on Hamas, BDS and the Israeli occupation

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Gideon Levy on Hamas, BDS and the Israeli occupation

There is no tool more powerful than BDS and there is a chance for peace between Israelis and Palestinians, veteran Israeli journalist Gideon ...

Riyadh to cut oil production, drive prices up

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Riyadh to cut oil production, drive prices up

The increasingly cash-strapped kingdom which relies on oil revenues for more than 90 per cent of government spending wants to drive crude prices ...

Malaysia defends decision to host Israeli delegation

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Malaysia defends decision to host Israeli delegation

Malaysia has come under fierce criticism for allowing a high-level Israeli delegation to visit the Muslim-majority country.

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