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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's housing minister is planning to build a new settlement close to the blockaded Gaza Strip in relation to mass protests and the worst flare-up since a 2014 war.

Israeli airstrikes pound Gaza after rocket fire

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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.

Thousands attend <em>funeral</em> for Gaza nurse killed by Israel

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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.

Egypt mourns death of film icon Madiha Yousri

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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.

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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 ...

Umar Lateef Misgar

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 ...

Syed Shahriyar

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 ...

Israeli snipers kill disabled protester in Gaza massacre

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Israeli snipers kill disabled protester in Gaza massacre

A disabled Palestinian activist was killed by Israeli sniper fire during mass protests in Gaza on Monday - the bloodiest day in the besieged ...

Britain's role in Yemen: Radical change must happen now

Joe Odell

Britain's role in Yemen: Radical change must happen now

Comment: Through weapons sales to Saudi Arabia, UK arms dealers continue to profit handsomely from the tragedy in Yemen, writes Joe Odell.

UK Home Secretary Amber Rudd resigns over immigration scandals

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UK Home Secretary Amber Rudd resigns over immigration scandals

Leaked documents reveal Rudd lied to a committee of UK lawmakers over the country's immigration policies, the latest in a series of scandalous ...

Sajid Javid named Home Secretary after Amber Rudd resignation

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Sajid Javid named Home Secretary after Amber Rudd resignation

Amber Rudd resigned as Home Secretary, claiming she "inadvertently misled" lawmakers about deportation targets for illegal immigrants.

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Funeral held for Lebanese aid worker killed in Yemen

A Lebanese humanitarian worker from the International Committee of the Red Cross has been laid to rest in his hometown a week after being shot dead in Yemen.

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Saudi Arabia shoots down four Houthi missiles

Saudi Arabia shot down four missiles fired from southern Yemen aimed at the city of Jizan, as rebels held a funeral for a slain ...

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Saudi-led Yemen airstrike kills 'dozens of Houthis and commanders'

A Saudi-led airstrike on a ministry building in Yemen has killed dozens of 'Houthi fighters', including commanders, Riyadh has claimed.

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Palestinians bury Gaza journalist killed by Israeli fire

Hundreds of Palestinians have participated in the funeral of a Gaza journalist who died after being shot by Israeli troops while ...

A meditation on war and peace

Hadani Ditmars

A meditation on war and peace

As war rages across the Middle East, taking time to honour the victims can only bring us closer to our own humanity, writes Hadani Ditmars.

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Palestinian journalist shot by Israeli snipers in Gaza dies

Unarmed journalist Ahmed Abu Hussein, 25, died on Wednesday after being shot by Israeli forces in Gaza

Kashmir gunfight reveals extent of militant support

Umar Lateef Misgar

Kashmir gunfight reveals extent of militant support

In-depth: A battle in Kashmir turned out markedly different to usual, reports Umar Lateef Misgar.

Iraq executes 11 convicted of 'terrorism': ministry

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Iraq executes 11 convicted of 'terrorism': ministry

Iraq has executed 13 people including 11 convicted on charges relating to "terrorism", the justice ministry said on Monday, as the country ...

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