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Next week's election in Pakistan is all set with a colourful cast, high drama and politically charged espionage.

Israel's foreign ministry has complained about a 'manipulative' tweet, for listing Palestinians dead before the Israelis.

Israel evacuates White Helmets in multinational resettlement mission

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Israel evacuates White Helmets in multinational resettlement mission

Jordan authorised the UN to organise the passage of 800 Syrian citizens via Israel, to be resettled in western countries, the kingdom said.

Gaza crossing 'will open if Hamas sticks to ceasefire'

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Gaza crossing 'will open if Hamas sticks to ceasefire'

Defence Minister Avigdor Lieberman said Gaza's crossing may open later on in the week, if Hamas commits to a ceasefire, as Israeli bombings ...

UN chief fears 'devastating conflict' after Gaza <em>attacks</em>

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UN chief fears 'devastating conflict' after Gaza attacks

The UN chief urged both sides "to step back from the brink" of a conflict after a seven-hour Israeli assault on the Gaza Strip.

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10 Iran Revolutionary Guards killed in border clash

Iran's Revolutionary Guard said at least 10 members were killed in an insurgent attack long the border with Iraq.

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Building on Afghanistan's fleeting ceasefire

Comment: Getting the US to engage in direct talks with the Taliban is the best way to kickstart Afghanistan's long overdue peace process, says ...

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Palestinian toll climbs as Israel unleashes strikes across Gaza

At least four Palestinians have been killed by Israeli fire in a fresh round of attacks on the besieged enclave.

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Africa won the World Cup

Comment: Until France treats it's migrants, Muslims and people of colour as equals, they have every right to call this victory their own, writes ...

Bombs and mortars rock Iraq's restive city of Kirkuk

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Bombs and mortars rock Iraq's restive city of Kirkuk

A series of explosives in the northern Iraqi city of Kirkuk has injured at least 11 people.

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Egypt 'pressures Hamas' to stop sending fire-kites from Gaza

Egypt has reportedly pressured Gaza's Hamas rulers to prevent incendiary kites and balloons from being launched into Israel.

Russian airstrike kills Syrians marching in Golan Heights protest

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Russian airstrike kills Syrians marching in Golan Heights protest

Syrians displaced from the Assad regime's brutal assault on Daraa were killed during a Russian airstrike as they marched towards the Golan ...

Protesters demand scholar Tariq Ramadan's release ahead of trial

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Protesters demand scholar Tariq Ramadan's release ahead of trial

Protesters have gathered outside French embassies and consulates around the world to express solidarity with detained Muslim academic Tariq ...

Jewish groups worldwide voice support for pro-Palestine BDS movement

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Jewish groups worldwide voice support for pro-Palestine BDS movement

The initiative was spearheaded by the US-based Jewish Voice for Peace organisation and 36 other Jewish groups from 15 countries signed the joint ...

Scores of Taliban captives released in Afghan commando raid

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Scores of Taliban captives released in Afghan commando raid

Fifty-four Taliban prisoners have been released from captivity in Afghanistan, following a raid by commandos on Tuesday.

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Algeria to retry militant attackers' 'mentor' expelled from France

A radical preacher, described as a mentor to militants, will be retried in France.

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Syria rebels behead suspected IS militants following Idlib assassinations

Four suspected IS militants were beheaded by Hayat Tahrir al-Sham this weekend, following a wave of assassinations of rebel leaders in Idlib ...

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Netanyahu warns of 'lengthy battle' with besieged Gaza

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu warned officials in southern Israel that a lengthy battle with besieged Gaza is about to take place as the ...

Madiha Raza

Liberation and destruction: Remembering Mosul one year on

Blog: British aid worker Madiha Raza was in Mosul days after the Iraqi city was 'liberated' from the Islamic State group. A year on, she recalls ...

Pressure piles on Tunisian prime minister amid economic crisis

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Pressure piles on Tunisian prime minister amid economic crisis

Tunisia's president has called on hiws premier to resign,following months of clashes over reforms and economic policy.

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Seven dead in suicide attack at Afghan ministry

At least seven people were killed after a suicide attack in Kabul.

Death toll from Pakistan rally blast increases to 130

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Death toll from Pakistan rally blast increases to 130

The death toll from Friday's attack on a rally in Pakistan increased to 130, reports confirmed.

Multiple casualties in suicide attack near Afghan ministry: police

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Multiple casualties in suicide attack near Afghan ministry: police

A suicide attacker blew himself up in front of a government ministry in Kabul on Sunday, killing at least 7 people, police said.

Palestinians finally buried after Israel held corpses for months

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Palestinians finally buried after Israel held corpses for months

The corpses of three Palestinian men were returned to their families and put to rest in their hometowns after Israeli authorities confiscated ...

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