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Israel has reopened a key border crossing, one of Gaza's main lifeline, after destroying a 'mile long' tunnel in the weekend.

Two Palestinians have been killed as violent clashes erupt across the West Bank and Gaza, after Israeli forces enforced a crackdown following Wednesday's fatal shooting of an Israeli settler.

Book review: Fire and Fury, but little else

James Snell

Book review: Fire and Fury, but little else

Book review: Wolff's book purports to be an account of the Trump administration written by someone who roamed the White House without supervision and oversight, writes James Snell.

Netanyahu's son under fire after 'strip club' tape

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Netanyahu's son under fire after 'strip club' tape

Last year Yair Netanyahu came under fire for posting an allegedly anti-Semitic caricature online aimed at his father's left-wing critics.

Assad moves on Idlib, but Ghouta leaves regime vulnerable

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Assad moves on Idlib, but Ghouta leaves regime vulnerable

While Assad has retaken more than half of the country with a string of victories against rebels, the Damascus suburb of Eastern Ghouta remains a ...

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Anger mounts in Palestine over Trump's Jerusalem move

Palestinians in Gaza and the West Bank continue protesting for the fourth week in a row over Trump's decision to recognise Jerusalem as Israel's capital.

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Britain gave Assad 'green light' to massacre: UK minister

Britain's non-intervention in Syria following a chemical attack four years ago gave Assad the "green light" to continue murdering his ...

Shams Al-Shakarchi

Israel attacking medical teams in Palestine, charity says

Israel is failing to credibly and impartially investigate reported violations and attacks on medical teams and Palestinians, Medical Aid for ...

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IS claims deadly suicide bombing of Pakistan church

A suicide bomb attack on a Pakistan church claimed by IS killed at least eight people and wounded 30 during a Sunday service, just over ...

Pakistan church hit by deadly suicide <em>attack</em>

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Pakistan church hit by deadly suicide attack

More than eight people were killed and 30 injured when two suicide bombers attacked a church in Pakistan during a Sunday service just days ...

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Israeli forces detain, attack Palestinians as Jerusalem protests continue

One activist from Salah-al-Din in East Jerusalem was detained after engaging in protests on Saturday and another two people were injured in ...

Four Palestinians killed in clashes as anti-Trump protests continue Four Palestinians killed in clashes as anti-Trump protests continue

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Four Palestinians killed in clashes as anti-Trump protests continue

Four Palestinians have been killed by Israeli forces on Friday during protests against Washington's recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital ...

Israeli security guard stabbed as Jerusalem protests flare up

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Israeli security guard stabbed as Jerusalem protests flare up

A Palestinian stabbed and seriously wounded an Israeli security guard in Jerusalem on Sunday, amid unrest over the White House's declaration of ...

Erdogan 'open to working with Assad' against Syrian-Kurds

Paul Iddon

Erdogan 'open to working with Assad' against Syrian-Kurds

Analysis: Continued US support for Kurds on the other side of the Turkish border will likely push Ankara to deal with Damascus, writes Paul ...

Explosion in central Israel kills three

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Explosion in central Israel kills three

Local media reports say the explosion took place at a store for construction material in the city of Jaffa and was likely caused by an ...

Sam Hamad

Eastern Ghouta: A ghetto of hunger and fear

Comment: Despite the brutal reality of life under siege, Abdelmalik remains resolutely opposed to the kind of sectarianism upon which Assad has thrived, writes Sam Hamad.

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Russia claims body exposing Assad's chemical weapons crimes 'dead'

Russia has been highly critical of the JIM's findings that the brutal Syrian government, its close ally, used chlorine gas in at least ...

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Russia blocks extension of investigation into Syria chemical attacks

Russia used its Security Council veto for the second time in two days to block an extension of the Joint Investigative Mechanism's mandate.

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Erdogan pledges military support for Qatar on Doha visit

Turkey's President Erdogan pledged continued military support for blockade-hit Qatar following a visit to Doha on Wednesday.

Israel threatens to demolish two Palestinian schools

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Israel threatens to demolish two Palestinian schools

Two Palestinian schools in the occupied West Bank are under threat of demolition, the Norwegian Refugee Council reported, after an Israeli court ...

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US urges UN to maintain Syria chemical experts

The top US, British, French and German diplomats urged the Security Council Wednesday to renew the mandate of experts charged with determining ...

Yemen reacts to the destruction of Sanaa's Sabaeen Square

Khalid Al-Karimi

Yemen reacts to the destruction of Sanaa's Sabaeen Square

In-depth: The New Arab asked a number of Sanaa residents for their reaction to this weekend's punitive bombing on al-Sabaeen Square, writes ...

US wants Iran 'held to account' for Houthi missile

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US wants Iran 'held to account' for Houthi missile

Washington's ambassador to the UN has called for international action to hold Iran to account after a ballistic missile was fired from Yemen on ...

Assad-backers Russia accuse US of blocking aid in Syria

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Assad-backers Russia accuse US of blocking aid in Syria

Assad's main ally Russia, which has helped regime forces conduct a devastating bombing campaign in Syria, has accused the US of denying refugees ...

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