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    350 injured as troops open fire on Gaza protesters

    Reuters . Gaza border | Updated at 12:05am on May 05, 2018

    Israeli troops fired live rounds and tear gas at Palestinians thronging the Gaza-Israel border on Friday as part of a long-running protest, injuring about 350...

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    Iran won’t renegotiate nuclear deal

    Reuters . Ankara | Updated at 12:05am on May 04, 2018

    Iran’s foreign minister said on Thursday US demands to change its 2015 nuclear agreement with world powers were unacceptable as a deadline set by president...

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    Palestinian killed

    Agence-France-Presse . Gaza City | Updated at 12:05am on May 04, 2018

    A 19-year-old Palestinian shot by Israeli soldiers during protests and clashes along the Gaza border last week died from his wounds Thursday, the health ministry...

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    Israeli court convicts Arab poet of incitement

    Reuters | Updated at 08:05pm on May 03, 2018

    An Israeli court on Thursday convicted an Arab poet of online incitement to terrorism for using a poem as the soundtrack to images of Palestinians...

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    US pushes Riyadh to confront Tehran, stirs crisis: Khamenei

    Reuters | Updated at 06:46pm on April 30, 2018

    Iran's supreme leader on Monday hit out at the United States a day after new Secretary of State Mike Pompeo visited Riyadh, accusing Washington of...

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    Syrian army tightens noose around Palestinian camp

    Reuters . Amman | Updated at 12:51am on April 30, 2018

    Syrian troops on Sunday tightened the noose around a major Palestinian refugee camp held by Islamic State militants in southern Damascus where hundreds of civilians...

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    Qatar to scrap controversial exit system for workers: experts

    Agence-Presse . Doha | Updated at 12:05am on April 30, 2018

    Qatar could agree a deal within a fortnight to abolish its controversial exit visa system which requires workers to obtain their employers’ permission to leave...

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    Three killed, over 400 injured in Gaza as Israeli forces fire bullets

    Reuters . Gaza | Updated at 01:25am on April 28, 2018

    Israeli troops shot dead three protesters along the Gaza border on Friday, Gaza medics said, hours after the United Nations human rights chief criticised Israel...

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    Qatari fighter jets intercepted UAE civilian plane

    Reuters | Updated at 06:43pm on April 22, 2018

      Reuters   The United Arab Emirates said Qatari fighter planes intercepted a civilian aircraft carrying 86 passengers to Bahrain on Sunday, UAE state news...

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    Suicide attack on Kabul voter registration centre kills 57

    Agence France-Presse . Kabul | Updated at 11:50pm on April 22, 2018

    An Islamic State suicide bomber killed at least 57 people including women and children and wounded 119 outside a voter registration centre in the Afghan...