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Israel feels threatened by incendiary balloons floated over Gaza's border fence and has retaliated with lethal force, reports Rami Almeghari.

Protesters in Iraq have accused authorities of deliberately cutting internet access before security forces attack and open fire on them to prevent demonstrators sharing footage of abuses online.

Netanyahu praises Hungary's Orban as 'true friend of Israel'

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Netanyahu praises Hungary's Orban as 'true friend of Israel'

Netanyahu welcomed Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban, calling him a "true friend of Israel" despite the outcry over the visiting leader's past remarks that have been interpreted as anti-Semitic.

Palestine delegation makes UN presentation despite US visa delays

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Palestine delegation makes UN presentation despite US visa delays

Alleged attempts by the US and Israel to scupper Palestine's efforts to present a report on poverty in the occupied territories have failed, ...

HRW slams Morocco over journalist's 3-year jail term

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HRW slams Morocco over journalist's 3-year jail term

Hamid el Mahdaoui was sentenced in June for "not denouncing" attempts to harm state security

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Egypt 'pressures Hamas' to stop sending fire-kites from Gaza

Egypt has reportedly pressured Gaza's Hamas rulers to prevent incendiary kites and balloons from being launched into Israel.

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Russian airstrike kills Syrians marching in Golan Heights protest

Syrians displaced from the Assad regime's brutal assault on Daraa were killed during a Russian airstrike as they marched towards the Golan ...

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Libya state oil company shuts terminal after attack

Crude exports at Libya's Zawiya terminal was halted on Tuesday, after an attack in which four workers were kidnapped, prompting a decrease in ...

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Iraq seeks Saudi help with crisis as protests continue

This comes after Iran scaled back the quantity of electricity shared with Iraq as Tehran grapples with its own domestic tensions.

Jewish groups worldwide voice support for pro-Palestine BDS movement

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Jewish groups worldwide voice support for pro-Palestine BDS movement

The initiative was spearheaded by the US-based Jewish Voice for Peace organisation and 36 other Jewish groups from 15 countries signed the joint ...

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Iraq troops deployed across Baghdad to quell protests

Iraqi counter-terrorism forces have been deployed across the capital Baghdad, as protests rallies continued into their second week, putting the ...

Israel halts Gaza fuel, gas transfers to punish Hamas

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Israel halts Gaza fuel, gas transfers to punish Hamas

Israel will cease transferring gas and fuel through the Kerem Shalom crossing until next Sunday following clashes with Hamas.

Controversial UK arms fair kicks-off, despite human rights outcry

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Controversial UK arms fair kicks-off, despite human rights outcry

BAE Systems, MBDA, and Raytheon, which make combat aircraft and bombs used by Saudi forces in Yemen, will attend an international arms fair in ...

Thousands rally in Morocco for jailed Rif opponents

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Thousands rally in Morocco for jailed Rif opponents

Under the watchful eyes of the police, protesters in Morocco's Rabat marched towards parliament on Sunday, brandishing pictures of jailed Rif ...

Demonstrators killed as Iraq protests continue Demonstrators killed as Iraq protests continue

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Demonstrators killed as Iraq protests continue

Two demonstrators were killed in southern Iraq, as protests against unemployment continued.

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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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US official applauds Iran sanctions, says linked to unrest

A Treasury official said Washington's use of sanctions are tied to protests that have rocked Iran, but stopped short of saying regime change is ...

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Protests gear up to greet Trump on UK visit

The US President lands in Britain on Thursday as part of a four-day state visit, widely opposed by campaigners against his hardline policies.

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Germany charges Iranian diplomat over opposition rally bomb plot

Assadollah Assadi is suspected of supplying a Belgian couple with TATP explosive to attack an Iranian opposition group rally.

Anti-Trump NBA star visits Israel on 'propaganda tour'

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Anti-Trump NBA star visits Israel on 'propaganda tour'

High-profile, all-expenses-paid visits by sporting celebrities have long been used by Israel as part of a strategy to whitewash the occupation ...

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Tension grips Iraq's Basra after protester killed

Basra's residents continued to take to the streets after a protester was shot dead by police on Sunday, demanding the killer faces justice and ...

Israel seizes Gaza boat seeking to break naval blockade

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Israel seizes Gaza boat seeking to break naval blockade

Hundreds of people had gathered to see off the boat carrying nine passengers, including four Palestinians wounded in Israeli attacks.

What will Jeremy Hunt mean for Palestinians?

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What will Jeremy Hunt mean for Palestinians?

Comment: What will Britain's new foreign secretary mean for Palestinians? CJ Werleman explores.

Israel imposes sanctions on Gaza over 'incendiary kite attacks'

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Israel imposes sanctions on Gaza over 'incendiary kite attacks'

Israel has closed Gaza's only goods crossing, reduced the fishing zone, and blacklisted a TV channel, as it retaliates against the latest ...

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