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Palestinian leaders in the West Bank said on Thursday they would halt the security coordination with Israel, which was credited by some as helping...
Friday, March 6, 2015
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Saudi Arabia beheaded one of its citizens for murder Thursday, adding to what Amnesty International has called an unprecedented pace of executions in...
Thursday, March 5, 2015
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Updated at 3:40 am/pm (GMT+ 2): Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) militants have set fire to Iraqi oil wells in the Ajil field east of the city...
Thursday, March 5, 2015
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Israeli naval forces opened fire at a group of fishing boats off the Mediterranean coast west of the al-Sudaniyya neighborhood in the northern Gaza...
Thursday, March 5, 2015
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Peace talks aimed at ending 15 months of civil war in South Sudan appeared to have reached a stalemate on Thursday, with hours to go before a...
Thursday, March 5, 2015
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Updated at 4:18 pm (GMT+2): The Houthis seized the offices of a political conciliation body late on Wednesday, hours after President Abed Rabbo...
Thursday, March 5, 2015
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Some 945 people were arrested in February on suspicion of either involvement in “terrorist acts” or shootings, smuggling and drug trafficking, the...
Thursday, March 5, 2015
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Libya’s internationally-recognized government urged the UN Security Council on Wednesday to approve a request for military purchases as it struggles...
Thursday, March 5, 2015
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Updated at 11:29 am (GMT +2): Turkey hosts the largest number of refugees in the world amid a "staggering" growth in displacement from Syria, the UN...
Friday, February 27, 2015
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