Category: Middle East

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Saudi corruption crackdown ‘ends with $106bn recovered’

Saudi Arabia has ended a sweeping crackdown on corruption ordered by Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, also known as MBS, ...

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Children ‘dying from hypothermia’ at camp in Syria

At least 29 children and newborns are reported to have died in a teeming camp in northeastern Syria over the ...

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Six Arab foreign ministers meet in Jordan ‘to align policy’

Six Arab foreign ministers have held a “consultative meeting” in Jordan on Thursday in a bid to unify their stances ...

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Palestine launches bid for full UN membership despite US veto

Palestine will launch a bid to become a full member of the United Nations, Palestinian Foreign Minister Riyad al-Maliki said ...

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Gunmen in deadly attack on Kenya hotel

Suspected militants have attacked a luxury hotel complex in Nairobi, killing a number of people. Gunfire and blasts were heard ...

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Saudi Arabia opens Khashoggi murder trial

The trial of 11 individuals over the murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi has begun in the Saudi capital, Riyadh, ...

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Israel to ‘worsen’ conditions for Palestinian prisoners

Israeli Public Security Minister Gilad Erdan has announced plans to “worsen” conditions for Palestinian prisoners in Israeli jails. The plans, ...

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Texas drive-by gunman kills seven-year-old girl

A manhunt is under way in Houston, Texas, for a gunman who attacked a young family in a drive-by shooting, ...

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Israeli ministers announce new right-wing party

Two Israeli ministers have announced their split from the religious-nationalist Jewish Home party and have set up a new right-wing ...

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Bahrain says work in Syria embassy ‘continuing’ after UAE move

Bahrain¬†has announced that “work is continuing” at its embassy in Syria, day after the UAE reopened its own diplomatic mission ...