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Turkey has reportedly warned that a Syrian offensive on rebel-held Idlib would "completely destroy" deals brokered during Astana talks.

Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman has assertively tackled corruption since launching a purported anti-corruption probe in November 2017.

After Daraa, will Assad reconquer all of Syria?

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After Daraa, will Assad reconquer all of Syria?

Analysis: Tens of thousands of rebels remain in Idlib, Kurds hold several territories and US troops are also active in the north, notes Paul Iddon.

Egypt rejects French findings that fire caused plane crash

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Egypt rejects French findings that fire caused plane crash

The Airbus A320 was flying from Paris to Cairo on 19 May, 2016 when it crashed into the Mediterranean, killing everyone on board, including 40 ...

Billionaire witness in Netanyahu graft case quits own company

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Billionaire witness in Netanyahu graft case quits own company

An Australian businessman who reportedly tried to curry favour with Israel's PM through luxury gifts has stepped down from Consolidated Press ...

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Paris attacks suspect linked to IS Jordan pilot killing

Osama Krayem, a Swede of Syrian origin, could face war crimes charges over the grisly murder of Jordanian pilot Maaz al-Kassasbeh.

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Turkey investigates actress for 'record rape in Medina' tweet

A Turkish actress has come under fire for tweeting against the return of death penalty to Turkey alluding to the 'record rape' in Saudi holy ...

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Leader of French anti-Muslim group suspected of plots released

The retired police officer had been arrested along with nine other people by anti-terror police in June in an operation that spanned France, ...

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Netanyahu defends wife ahead of corruption trial

Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu defended his wife ahead of trial in an impassioned speech on Monday.

Mohammed bin Salman hires 'disgraced' former executive as adviser

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Mohammed bin Salman hires 'disgraced' former executive as adviser

Former Siemens CEO Klaus Kleinfeld had made his 'comeback' to the corporate world with a Saudi leap of faith, when he was chosen to lead NEOM ...

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Former Malaysian Prime Minister Razak arrested in corruption probe

Veteran Malaysian leader Najib Razak has been arrested by anti-corruption investigators, following allegations of misuse of state funds.

Former Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak arrested for corruption

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Former Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak arrested for corruption

Malaysia's veteran former Prime Minister Najib Razak has been arrested for suspected corruption.

US-led coalition admits killing 40 civilians in Syria school

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US-led coalition admits killing 40 civilians in Syria school

A US-led coalition fighting IS has admitted to killing 40 civilians in an airstrike on a school sheltering displaced civilians near IS former ...

Razak's former deputy selected as new BN leader

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Razak's former deputy selected as new BN leader

Ousted Malaysian leader Najib Razak's party has chosen his former deputy as its new leader

UN chemical watchdog gains new powers, Russia threatens quitting

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UN chemical watchdog gains new powers, Russia threatens quitting

The OPCW chemical weapons watchdog has been granted extra powers allowing it to identify perpetrators of toxic arms attacks in Syria, as Russia ...

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France arrests 10 suspects over plot to attack Muslims

Ten far-right suspects were arrested over a plan to commit a "violent act" against Muslims in France.

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New Malaysia Central Bank governor selected

Nur Shamsiah Mohamad Yunus revealed the plundering of the state investment fund by the previous government.

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Trump election campaign chief jailed, following 'witness tampering' charges

US President Donald Trump's campaign manager has been detained on judge's orders, as part of a probe into alleged Russian interference ...

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HRW: Israel committing war crimes in Gaza

Human Rights Watch says Israeli officials who authorised the use of live ammunition against Palestinians who approached the fence should be held ...

Myanmar meets to establish 'independent <em>probe</em>' into Rohingya massacres

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Myanmar meets to establish 'independent probe' into Rohingya massacres

Myanmar's army and government have met to discuss establishing an independent probe into the military's ethnic cleansing of the ...

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Iraq's Sadr forms alliance ahead of electoral probe

Iraq's decision to call for a manual recount has not stopped coalition agreements continuing, as populist Shia cleric Muqtada Sadr make headway.

Malaysia's bank chief resigns as corruption <em>probe</em> continues

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Malaysia's bank chief resigns as corruption probe continues

Malaysia's central bank chief has resigned as the new government continues its corruption probe against former leader Najib Razak.

Israeli troops shoot dead relative of Ahed Tamimi

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Israeli troops shoot dead relative of Ahed Tamimi

The 21-year-old protester Izzideen Tamimi was shot dead in the West Bank after allegedly throwing a stone that struck an Israeli soldier.

Syria hospitals attacked 'after locations shared with Russia'

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Syria hospitals attacked 'after locations shared with Russia'

Despite the UN mechanisms placed to cut down on strikes on health facilities in Syria, attacks in 2018 so far exceed last year's total, ...

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