Category: Middle East

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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 ...

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US clears $3.5bn Patriot missile sale to Turkey

The United States has said it approved a sale of $3.5bn in missiles to Turkey amid tensions between the NATO allies over ...

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Saudi outreach to Israel ‘faces setbacks’ after Khashoggi crisis

A covert US-backed initiative to improve ties between Saudi Arabia and Israel is facing setbacks after Crown Prince Mohammed bin ...