Saudi to appoint new envoy to Iraq after #Saudi's surprise visit to #Baghdad

Saudi to appoint new envoy to Iraq

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#Opinion: What are the repercussions of #Israel’s secret #Aqaba meeting?

#Egypt #Saudi #Israel #US #Kerry

What are the repercussions of Israel’s secret Aqaba meeting?

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Militants attacked 2 Syrian security offices in #Homs with guns and suicide bombers, killing at least 42 people including a senior officer, according to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights

#Syria #SyrianUnrest #Terrorism

Attack on Syrian forces in Homs kills 42

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The occupied #WestBank city of #Hebron “represents Israel’s apartheid regime,” says Mustafa Al-Barghouti

#Barghouti made a speech during an event to commemorate the 23rd anniversary of the #massacre of Palestinian worshippers inside the #IbrahimiMosque in the city by an illegal Jewish settler

Hebron represents Israel’s ‘apartheid regime,’ says Al-Barghouti

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This was no “tragic” accident which nothing could prevent.

Israeli security officers deliberately – very deliberately – sentenced 17 year-old Ahmad Hassan Shubeir to death as a vindictive punishment for refusing to be blackmailed into working for them as an informant. They killed him as surely as if they had pulled a trigger by refusing him to exit #Gaza to get the medical treatment he...
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Israel’s inherent cruelty doomed a sick Palestinian teen to die

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The intention of the #Trump administration to designate Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) a terrorist organisation has stalled over warnings from defence and intelligence officials that the move could backfire

#Iran #US #IranDeal #NuclearDeal

Trump stumbles over listing Iran’s IRGC as terrorists

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The first #Saudi FM visit to #Iraq since 2003!

Saudi Foreign Minister Adel Al-Jubeir arrived in Baghdad on Saturday for a surprise visit...

Saudi minister pays surprise visit to Iraq

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#Bomb attack in #Iraq targets #Kirkuk #oil pipeline

#IraqsTurmoil #CrudeOil

Bomb attack in Iraq targets Kirkuk oil pipeline

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#Turkey’s prime minister called on the public today to back constitutional change that would greatly strengthen President Recep Tayyip #Erdogan’s powers, portraying the reform as a vote for stability at the start of campaigning ahead of an April referendum.

Turkey’s PM seeks votes for ‘strong, stable’ Turkey in presidential referendum

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A #Cairo court acquitted one of deposed Egyptian President Hosni #Mubarak’s closest aides in a retrial in a #corruption case

Egypt acquits Mubarak’s closest aides

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#Analysis: In #Dubai, the departure of Western #law firms may only be the beginning...

#UAE #Emirates

In Dubai, the departure of Western law firms may only be the beginning

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Israeli politicians have slams #UN for its criticism for the sentencing of 18 months which was handed down to #IDF soldier Elor #Azaria, who shot dead an already wounded Palestinian in #Hebron last year

#Israel #OccupiedPalestine #OccupiedHebron #HumanRightsAbuse

Israel slams UN criticism of ‘lenient’ sentence for army killer

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Iraqi warplanes have struck #Daesh targets inside #Syria in retaliation for recent attacks in #Baghdad announced Haider Al-Abadi

#Abadi #ISIS #Iraq

Iraq bombs Daesh targets in Syria for first time

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#Houthi militias and forces loyal to ousted President Ali Abdullah #Saleh, have destroyed or damaged 578 mosques in #Yemen and kidnapped 150 imams - some reports indicate the Houthis are obliging #imams to use sectarian slogans to incite people to kill, destroy property and create divisions within society.

Houthis and their allies destroy mosques and kidnap imams

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“We have sent our air force to carry out strikes on Daesh positions in the cities of Albukamal and Hosaiba inside Syrian territory,”

#Iraq PM Haidar Al-#Abadi announced he has issued orders to launch military strikes against #Daesh inside #Syria

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As Palestinians from across the globe entered the #PalestineAbroad conference hall in their thousands, each of them had their own their own story, their own reasons for their passion, but entered with one aim: to reaffirm their love and hope for Palestine.

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Conference for Palestinians Abroad kicks off in Istanbul

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More than 70 members of the #Knesset have signed a petition calling for the expulsion of Arab MK Basel Ghattas from parliament - via a second petition submitted by MK Ze'ev Elkin

#Israel #Discrimination #Israel #OccupiedPalestine #Ghattas #Elkin

Knesset petition to expel Arab MK

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#Israel shoots down #Hamas reconnaissance drone over the coast

Israel shoots down Hamas reconnaissance drone over the coast

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Libyan’s eastern military governor Abdul Razzaq Al-#Nazhuri has imposed another travel ban on all citizens aged 18-45.

The ban comes only a few days after Al-Nazhuri retracted the ban on women under the age of 60 from travelling without a male chaperone

#Libya

Libya Imposes Travel ban on those aged 18-45

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#US President Donald #Trump said on Thursday he likes the concept of a #TwoState solution to the #Israel-#Palestinian conflict, expressing his preference on the issue for the first time since sparking international criticism for appearing to back away from the longstanding bedrock of #MiddleEast policy

Trump likes two-state solution, but says he will leave it up to Israelis, Palestinians

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