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Protests were held during a funeral for 29 Yemeni children killed in a Saudi-led coalition air strike.

Egypt, the birthplace of Christian monasticism, is home to some of the world's most ancient monasteries, nestled in the country's barren desert.

Algerian court convicts Berber activist for 2014 remarks

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Algerian court convicts Berber activist for 2014 remarks

Salim Yezza had previously denounced 'Islamo-Arab violence' against the Berber ethnic minority in his home province of Ghardaia.

Erdogan vows revenge after 'PKK bomb' kills mother, baby

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Erdogan vows revenge after 'PKK bomb' kills mother, baby

A mother and her 11-month-old baby were killed in a roadside bomb attack blamed on the outlawed Kurdistan Workers Party.

Coptic Christian bishop found dead in Egypt monastery

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Coptic Christian bishop found dead in Egypt monastery

Egyptian security officials say Bishop Epiphanius' head was smashed and there were injuries to his back.

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Ethiopia buries slain architect of Grand Renaissance Dam

Hundreds gathered at the funeral of Simegnew Bekele, the chief engineer of Ethiopia's controversial Grand Renaissance Dam project who was found killed in mysterious circumstances this week

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Thousands bury 11-year-old, 2 others killed by Israeli fire

Thousands attended funerals of three Palestinians killed by Israeli army fire during a protest, including an 11-year-old, a 17-year-old and a ...

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Syrian regime must return 'remains of disappeared', Amnesty says

Amnesty said in its Thursday statement that at least 82,000 people have been subjected to forced disappearances since the conflict began.

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Israeli forces shoot dead Palestinian teenager in occupied Bethlehem

Palestinian teenager, Arkan Mizher, has died after being shot in the head by Israeli forces on Sunday night.

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.

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Saudi-led coalition airstrike 'kills 11' at Yemen wedding party

At least 11 people have been killed after Saudi-led coalition aircraft bombed a wedding in the rebel-held northern province of Saada, the ...

Israeli forces kill Palestinian attempting to cross from Gaza

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Israeli forces kill Palestinian attempting to cross from Gaza

Israeli soldiers opened fire on four Palestinians who infiltrated from the Gaza Strip on Monday and sought to set an unmanned sniper post ...

Prince William vows to make Palestinian-Israeli resolution lifelong mission

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Prince William vows to make Palestinian-Israeli resolution lifelong mission

Sources inside Buckingham Palace say Prince William has made a lifelong commitment to solving the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.

Outrage as Israel blocks off <em>funeral</em> of slain Palestinian

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Outrage as Israel blocks off funeral of slain Palestinian

Mourners of 21-year-old Izzideen Tamimi were blocked off from the funeral march in the West Bank by a convoy of Israeli soldiers.

Israel minister plans settlement near Gaza amid tensions

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Israel minister plans settlement near Gaza amid tensions

Israel's housing minister is planning to build a new settlement close to the blockaded Gaza Strip in relation to mass protests and the worst ...

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Israeli airstrikes pound Gaza after rocket fire

A dozen targets in the Gaza Strip were struck by Israeli missiles on Sunday, just hours after thousands attended the funeral of a female volunteer medic killed by Israeli snipers.

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Thousands attend funeral for Gaza nurse killed by Israel

Razan al-Najjar, 21, a volunteer with the Gaza health ministry, was fatally shot in the chest near Khan Yunis on Friday.

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Egypt mourns death of film icon Madiha Yousri

Millions of Egyptians are mourning the death of Madiha Yousri who died aged 97 from age-related health problems.

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Prince William to be first royal to visit Palestine

Prince William will be the first British royal to make an official visit Palestine and Israel.

The Iraq Report: Post-election horse-trading kicks off

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The Iraq Report: Post-election horse-trading kicks off

Our weekly round-up of events in Iraq this week focuses on negotiations to form a government after no one party won an overall majority.

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Denmark to pull special forces out of Iraq

NATO-member Denmark said it will withdraw its special forces from Iraq, who have been taking part in the US-led coalition against the Islamic ...

Professor-turned-militant gunned down in Kashmir

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Professor-turned-militant gunned down in Kashmir

In-depth: Militant groups are proving attractive even to middle classes, as India intensifies its crackdown in Kashmir, writes Umar Lateef ...

Suicide bomber targets Baghdad <em>funeral</em>

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Suicide bomber targets Baghdad funeral

At least eight people have been killed in northern Baghdad as a suicide blast ripped through a funeral gathering, the first terror ...

Photoblog: Kashmir's spring of violence

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Photoblog: Kashmir's spring of violence

In pictures: India, Pakistan and Kashmiri militants have long fought over this embattled region, and civilians are paying the price of a renewed ...

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