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A projectile fired from Yemen has injured three people, including a child, when it hit the southern Saudi region of Jizan.

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu warned officials in southern Israel that a lengthy battle with besieged Gaza is about to take place as the military deploys its Iron Dome system.

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.

Israel kills two children, injures scores during Gaza airstrikes

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Israel kills two children, injures scores during Gaza airstrikes

Two children have been killed and at least fourteen Palestinians have been seriously injured by Israeli airstrikes on the besieged Gaza Strip.

Iranian police kill man during protests over water shortages

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Iranian police kill man during protests over water shortages

Iran's state-run news agency says police killed a man while trying to disperse a protest over water scarcity.

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Tortured, detained, disappeared: UAE abuses rife in southern Yemen

Security forces trained and financed by the United Arab Emirates in southern Yemen have engaged in enforced disappearances, torture and arbitrary arrests during the country's war, reveals a new report.

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Suicide attack strikes Afghan security forces in Jalalabad

Afghan's Jalalabad, the capital of Nangarhar province, has been the scene of numerous attacks recently as militants step up activity in the ...

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Tunisia pays tribute to security forces killed in attack

Tunisia paid tribute to six members of its security forces killed in a militant attack as the country hoped for a surge in tourism.

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Mosul's healthcare system running at a third of capacity

Medical charity MSF has called for urgent action to rebuild Mosul's healthcare infrastructure amid 'extremely slow' reconstruction efforts.

Bahrain's top Shia cleric leaves to UK for treatment

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Bahrain's top Shia cleric leaves to UK for treatment

Bahrain's top Shia cleric Sheikh Isa Qassim left Manama for treatment in London on Monday following a deterioration in his health.

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Four killed in Saudi Arabia checkpoint shootout

A drive-by shooting left four dead at a checkpoint in the Qassim region of Saudi Arabia.

Basra protester killed by police during unemployment rallies

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Basra protester killed by police during unemployment rallies

One protester was killed and at least five others injured when Iraqi police violently dispersed demonstrations in the southern city of Basra on ...

Two Saudi students drown trying to save American children

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Two Saudi students drown trying to save American children

Two Saudi students have drowned after they attempted to children who were swept away at a US river.

Saudi coalition hits Houthi rebels outside Yemen's Hodeida

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Saudi coalition hits Houthi rebels outside Yemen's Hodeida

Hodeida is the latest battlefront in a war that has killed nearly 10,000 people since 2015 and pushed Yemen to the brink of famine.

Syrian rebels agree to surrender Daraa towns to regime

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Syrian rebels agree to surrender Daraa towns to regime

Syrian rebels have agreed to handover the town of Ibta to Bashar al-Assad's regime, with other areas expected to surrender as part of a Russian ...

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Russian airstrike on Daraa basement kills 17 Syrian civilians

At least 46 people have been killed in two days of airstrikes on Daraa, as the Syrian regime intensifies its assault on the opposition area.

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Migrants land in Malta as EU nations reach deal

A ship carrying hundreds of rescued migrants has finally been allowed to dock in Malta as eight EU countries agree to take them in.

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Syrian strikes target hospitals in regime's new Daraa offensive

More than 150 raids were launched in Daraa as the regime turns its attention in the province that birthed the Syrian uprising seven years ago.

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Kuwait emir's eldest son undergoes major surgery

Sheikh Nasser Sabah Al Sabah underwent surgery abroad to remove a lung tumour.

Egypt state broadcasting employee killed by masked gunmen

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Egypt state broadcasting employee killed by masked gunmen

Egypt's troubled northern Sinai was rocked by three attacks this week, including an assassination-like murder of a broadcasting employee.

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Women in Kashmir left blind by India's counter-insurgency crackdown

In-depth: Indian troops' brutal use of pellet shotguns against Kashmiri protesters has left thousands partially or fully blinded, including ...

Saudi Arabia gears up to lift women driving ban

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Saudi Arabia gears up to lift women driving ban

This Sunday, Saudi Arabia will lift the world's only ban on women driving, a milestone for women who have had to rely on drivers, male ...

Houthis vow to fight on after losing Hodeida airport

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Houthis vow to fight on after losing Hodeida airport

Yemen's Houthi rebels vowed to fight on after pro-government forces seized Hodeida airport from them on Wednesday, in a major step towards ...

Media world mourns Yemeni journalist tortured by Houthis

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Media world mourns Yemeni journalist tortured by Houthis

Press freedom watchdogs have decried the death of Yemeni journalist Anwar al-Rakan, who was subject to torture and starvation at the hands of ...

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