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Egypt's intelligence chief has visited Tel Aviv to discuss the details of negotiations to reach a long-term truce between Israel and Hamas, pan-Arab daily Al-Hayat reported.

Saudi authorities are prosecuting a prominent detained cleric in a secret trial without legal representation, the cleric's son has said.

Russia's emerging rapport with Gulf state monarchies

Stasa Salacanin

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.

Overthrow govt or lose Hajj, Saudi newspaper tells Qataris

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Overthrow govt or lose Hajj, Saudi newspaper tells Qataris

A Saudi paper has demanded Qataris make a choice between support for their government or their religious obligations with attending Hajj.

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

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Israel 'asked US not to cut UNRWA funding'

Israel asked the US not to slash funding to the UN body for Palestinian refugees, UNRWA, to prevent angry protests and unrest in Gaza

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Gaza death toll rises following Israeli protest crackdown

Another Palestinian succumbed to his wounds after Israeli forces opened fire on a protest at the Gaza border, raising the death toll from Friday ...

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Israeli troops shoot dead Gaza medic, injure scores

Israeli troops have killed a Palestinian medic and injured 84 others on the border with the besieged Gaza Strip, the Gaza health ministry ...

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Gaza: Biggest flare-up since 2014 as Israel pounds enclave

Dozens of Palestinians were injured when Israel struck a cultural centre in Gaza alongside 200 'Hamas targets', while militants launched a ...

Dozens of children killed in Yemen bus attack

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Dozens of children killed in Yemen bus attack

An attack on a bus carrying children in rebel-held northern Yemen on Thursday left dozens of people dead or wounded.

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Israel launches airstrikes on Gaza, leaving one dead

Israel has launched regular airstrikes on the Gaza Strip in recent months, leaving dozens dead.

Swedish pro-Gaza ship activists deported from Israel

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Swedish pro-Gaza ship activists deported from Israel

The UN and human rights groups have appealed to Israel to end the siege on Gaza, which has had a devastating impact on the two million ...

Gaza: Talks for Israel ceasefire 'in final stages'

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Gaza: Talks for Israel ceasefire 'in final stages'

Talks mediated by the UN and Egypt over a deal to defuse tensions between Israel and the Gaza Strip are in "advanced stages," according to a ...

UN urges Israel to allow emergency aid into Gaza

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UN urges Israel to allow emergency aid into Gaza

The UN has urged Israel to allow fuel to enter the besieged Gaza Strip as the humanitarian crisis in the enclave persists.

Oman and Kuwait go gently into Saudi-Canada dispute

Paul McLoughlin

Oman and Kuwait go gently into Saudi-Canada dispute

Oman became the latest Gulf country to back Saudi Arabia in its diplomatic dispute with Canada, but used carefully guarded words.

Paul Iddon

An 'Arab NATO' against Iran: easier said than done

Analysis: The GCC is fractured, Oman has a legacy of neutrality and Qatar is under siege by other Gulf nations. Trump's bid to unite them all against Iran is doomed.

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Two killed in Gaza after Israel targets Hamas post

Israeli forces fired at Hamas positions in the Gaza Strip on Tuesday morning, killing at least two men and injuring others

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Palestinian teen shot by Israeli forces dies: ministry

Ahmed al-Ayeda was shot by Israeli forces on the first day of the Great Return March protests.

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Two Palestinians wounded in Israeli drone strike on Gaza

Israel's military said the strikes which targeted a militant base were in response to 'arson balloons' launched from Gaza.

Trump hotel 'received financial boost' after Saudi royal visit

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Trump hotel 'received financial boost' after Saudi royal visit

A visit by Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman to New York gave Donald Trump's hotel in the city a big boost.

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Palestinian teen dies after being shot by Israeli forces

A 15-year-old Palestinian teenager has died after being shot in the stomach by Israeli troops on Friday.

Saudi Arabia denies responsibility for Yemen market massacre

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Saudi Arabia denies responsibility for Yemen market massacre

Saudi Arabia has denied being responsible for one of the biggest killings of civilians in Yemen in years, when bombs struck a busy market in ...

Israel seizes second ship attempting to break Gaza siege

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Israel seizes second ship attempting to break Gaza siege

A second ship in a pro-Palestine flotilla attempting to break the siege on Gaza has been impounded by Israel.

Israel and Hamas close to striking 'broad ceasefire deal'

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Israel and Hamas close to striking 'broad ceasefire deal'

Egypt is trying to broker a broad cease-fire deal between Israel and Gaza’s Hamas rulers

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