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    Putin orders Russian forces to start pulling out of Syria

    Reuters | Updated at 04:40pm on December 11, 2017

    President Vladimir Putin on Monday ordered Russian forces in Syria to start withdrawing, saying that after a two year military campaign, Moscow and...

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    Israel, Turkey leaders trade insults over US Jerusalem decision

    Agence France-Presse | Updated at 10:05am on December 11, 2017

    Relations between Israel and Turkey took a bitter turn Sunday as their leaders traded accusations of involvement in terrorism, days after the US recognition of...

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    Thousands march in Tel Aviv to protest against Netanyahu, corruption

    Reuters | Updated at 09:15am on December 10, 2017

    Thousands of Israelis protested in Tel Aviv on Saturday for the second consecutive week against government corruption and prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu, who is under...

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    New protests flare over Trump’s Jerusalem declaration

    Agence France-Presse . Jerusalem | Updated at 12:05am on December 11, 2017

    New protests flared in the Middle East and elsewhere Sunday over US president Donald Trump’s declaration of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, a move that has...

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    Israel strike kills two Palestinians

    Agence France-Presse | Updated at 12:05am on December 10, 2017

    An Israeli air strike on a Gaza base of Hamas's military wing killed two people on Saturday, health officials of the territory's Palestinian Islamist rulers...

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    Two Palestinians dead in ‘day of rage’, US isolated at UN

    Agence France-Presse | Updated at 08:41am on December 09, 2017

    Clashes, Palestinian rocket fire and Israeli air strikes killed at least two people and wounded dozens of others on Friday in violence linked to US...

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    Protests sweep Muslim world

    Agence France-Presse . Amman | Updated at 12:05am on December 09, 2017

    Tens of thousands of people took to the streets of Muslim and Arab countries across the world Friday to protest against US president Donald Trump’s...

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    Hamas calls for new Intifada against Israel

    Reuters | Updated at 03:38pm on December 07, 2017

    The powerful Palestinian Islamist group Hamas called on Thursday for a new uprising against Israel after US president Donald Trump's recognition of Jerusalem as the...

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    Arabs, Europe, UN reject Trump’s recognition of Jerusalem as Israeli capital

    Reuters | Updated at 01:49pm on December 07, 2017

    Arabs and Muslims across the Middle East on Wednesday condemned the US recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital as an incendiary move in...

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    UNSC to meet Friday on Jerusalem

    Agence France-Presse . United Nations | Updated at 08:35am on December 07, 2017

    The UN Security Council will meet on Friday in emergency session to discuss the decision by US President Donald Trump to recognise Jerusalem as Israel’s...