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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.

Israel's military says it struck two Hamas tunnels during overnight raids on the besieged Gazan enclave.

Palestinian toddler murder suspect released to house arrest

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Palestinian toddler murder suspect released to house arrest

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

Blast near ballot warehouse in Iraq’s Kirkuk kills two

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Blast near ballot warehouse in Iraq’s Kirkuk kills two

A suicide bombing targeting a ballot warehouse in Iraq's Kirkuk killed at least two and wounded 21 others just days before a manual recount of ...

Hamas fires projectiles after Israel strikes Gaza refugee camp

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Hamas fires projectiles after Israel strikes Gaza refugee camp

Hamas fired a dozen projectiles overnight after Israeli strikes targeted a car belonging to a Hamas operative in Gaza.

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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.

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Israel bombards Gaza over fire kites, Hamas fires back

The Israeli military has said its warplanes struck nine Hamas targets in the besieged Gaza Strip in response to incendiary kites attacks.

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The Iraq Report: Iraqi democracy smoulders amid political violence

Investigating the fire at the ballot warehouse after the recount was ordered - our weekly round-up of the latest news from Iraq.

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Police among four arrested after Iraq ballot fire

Iraqi policemen were arrested following a fire at a warehouse holding ballot boxes.

Top Iran general in Baghdad after ballot warehouse '<em>arson</em>'

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Top Iran general in Baghdad after ballot warehouse 'arson'

The commander of Iran's Revolutionary Guards has reportedly arrived in the Iraqi capital after a "deliberate" fire ravaged a warehouse storing ...

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Fire engulfs Baghdad ballot storage ahead of vote re-count

A fire has ripped through a Baghdad warehouse containing over 3 million ballot papers as Iraq prepares for a manual recount of its general ...

Israel to cut Palestinian funds for '<em>arson</em> damages'

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Israel to cut Palestinian funds for 'arson damages'

Israel is planning to deduct from tax funds it collects for Palestinians to punish them for protesting the deadly siege and asserting their ...

Imam killed in South Africa mosque attack

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Imam killed in South Africa mosque attack

Attackers armed with guns and knives struck a mosque outside the South African city of Durban on Thursday and stabbed and imam to death.

Rohingya refugees in Kashmir face hate campaign

Aamir Ali Bhat

Rohingya refugees in Kashmir face hate campaign

In-depth: After fleeing their homes in Myanmar, Rohingya refugees in Jammu have yet to find security, reports Aamir Ali Bhat.

Spring brings deadly violence to Indian-administered Kashmir

Umar Lateef Misgar

Spring brings deadly violence to Indian-administered Kashmir

The latest erupted at the start of April, when Indian troops gunned down 13 armed fighters, as calls for ending Indian rule in occupied Kashmir ...

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Kashmir: The democracy that never was

Comment: Indian violence in Kashmir is not only authorised, but also incentivised by the state, writes Umar Lateef Misgar.

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Holy week hypocrisy, Canadian style

Comment: Religious leaders in Canada are right to speak out against hate crimes at home, but their double standards when it comes to ...

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Turkish newspaper portrays Merkel as Hitler

A newspaper aligned to Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has lashed out against German Chancellor Angela Merkel, accusing her of having a ...

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Arson attacks hit Turkish community sites in Germany

Turkish mosques and community centres continue to be targeted in Germany, with pro-Kurdish sites claiming the attacks were carried out by ...

Conflict fuelling arms exports to Middle East, Asia: Report

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Conflict fuelling arms exports to Middle East, Asia: Report

Weapons exports to the Middle East have more than doubled in the last five years, according to a new study.

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Mosques attacked as pro-Kurdish protests held across Europe

Kurdish protesters have clashed with police at German airport and disrupted UK stations, while two Turkish mosques in Germany were attacked over ...

Ethnic cleansing of Myanmar's Rohingya Muslims continues, UN says

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Ethnic cleansing of Myanmar's Rohingya Muslims continues, UN says

Some 700,000 Rohingya have fled over the border to Bangladesh since violence erupted in August, with horrifying testimonies emerging of murder, ...

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.

Saudi Arabia executes four Pakistani men

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Saudi Arabia executes four Pakistani men

Saudi Arabia on Thursday executed four Pakistani men convicted of raping and murdering a woman and raping her teenage son, the interior ministry ...

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