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The drone strike is the latest Israeli 'deterrent' against further incendiary kite and balloon protests, as Israel warns more protesters could be shot dead at the border.

A suicide bomber blew himself up in a crowd celebrating an unprecedented ceasefire in the war-torn country on Saturday, killing at least 26 people.

Pakistani Taliban leader Mullah Fazlullah killed in US-Afghan airstrike

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Pakistani Taliban leader Mullah Fazlullah killed in US-Afghan airstrike

A leading Pakistani militant has been killed in an airstrike in Afghanistan, despite a Eid ceasefire being in place.

US soldier killed, four wounded in Somalia attack

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US soldier killed, four wounded in Somalia attack

US, Somali and Kenyan forces working to clear a large area of al-Shabaab militants came under deadly attack in southern Somalia on Friday.

Saudi Arabia's model-less 'ghost fashion show' ridiculed online

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Saudi Arabia's model-less 'ghost fashion show' ridiculed online

Who needs models when you've got... drones? Model-less Saudi fashion show causes an online stir for replacing female flesh with flying robots.

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London teenager guilty of plot with all-female terror cell

Safaa Boular plotted the grenade and gun attack in London after the authorities intervened to stop her travelling to Syria to marry an IS fighter she had met online.

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Al-Qaeda in royal rumble with 'sinful' Saudi crown prince

Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsular has slammed Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman for hosting a WWE wrestling match in Jeddah.

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Al-Qaeda threatens 'sinful reformist' Saudi crown prince

Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula have warned Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman against reforms, such as allowing women to drive.

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Former Mossad chief claims Netanyahu planned strike on Iran

A former Mossad chief claimed that Israeli leader had given an order in 2011 to prepare an attack on Iran within 15 days.

Kuwait seeks UN backing for Palestinian protection in Gaza

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Kuwait seeks UN backing for Palestinian protection in Gaza

Kuwait has circulated a UN draft resolution on establishing an international protection mission for Palestinians in Gaza, following repeated ...

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Israel denies ceasefire with Hamas after overnight airstrikes

Israel has denied Hamas' announcement that a ceasefire has been achieved, launching strikes on Gaza.

Croatia blocks extradition of suspect in Hamas murder

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Croatia blocks extradition of suspect in Hamas murder

Croatia has blocked the extradition of a man suspected of involvement in the death of a Palestinian in Tunisia.

Two Saudi soldiers killed in Yemen border clashes

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Two Saudi soldiers killed in Yemen border clashes

Saudi Arabia has said that two of its soldiers were killed in fighting against Yemen's Houthi rebels as the kingdom reported foiling a ...

For real solidarity, stop arming Israel

Malia Bouattia

For real solidarity, stop arming Israel

Comment: The struggle for Palestinian rights is also a struggle against our own government's support for Israel's violent actions, writes Malia ...

Russia downs <em>drone</em> near military base in Syria

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Russia downs drone near military base in Syria

Russia's Syria air base in Latakia has come under attack again.

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Israeli tank shells Hamas post in Gaza

An Israeli tank fired into the Gaza strip, after a military post close to the border was burned down.

Paul Iddon

Could Iran sustain a war against Israel in Syria?

Analysis: Any full-scale Israel-Iran war that begins in Syria will not end there, writes Paul Iddon.

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Taliban retreats from western Afghan city following US-backed counterattack

The Taliban was forced out of the western Afghan city of Farah on Wednesday, after government commandos and US airstrikes forced back the ...

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The New Arab Meets: Mosul Eye founder Omar Mohammed

Interview: He called himself Mosul Eye and wrote about the atrocities of Islamic State in his city for two years. Francesca Mannocchi meets the ...

April showed Syrian conflict is as dangerous as ever

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April showed Syrian conflict is as dangerous as ever

Analysis: Even though the Syrian conflict is almost a decade old, last month's deadly events prove it is still as devastating and dangerous as ...

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Tunisia announces arrest over 2016 assassination of Hamas operative

Mohamed Zaouari, 49, was killed in a hail of bullets at the wheel of his car outside his house in Tunisia's second city Sfax in December 2016.

Would Russia respond to an Iranian-Israeli conflict in Syria?

Paul Iddon

Would Russia respond to an Iranian-Israeli conflict in Syria?

Analysis: Russia's role in Syria may very well depend on any future confrontation between Israel and Iran, writes Paul Iddon.

Russia 'intercepts <em>drone</em> attack' on its airbase in Syria

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Russia 'intercepts drone attack' on its airbase in Syria

Military drones have attacked a Russian airbase in western Syria, prompting air defence forces to intercept the offensive, Syrian news website ...

Saudi Arabia bans unauthorised <em>drone</em> use after palace breach

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Saudi Arabia bans unauthorised drone use after palace breach

Saudi Arabia's interior ministry has banned the use of drones in the kingdom, after a security breach at a royal palace sparked fears of a coup ...

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