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    UN chief calls for investigation of Syria strikes

    Agence France-Presse | Updated at 12:33pm on June 11, 2018

    UN secretary-general Antonio Guterres on Sunday called for an investigation of air strikes believed to have been carried out by Russian jets in...

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    AFP photographer hit as Israel fires on Gaza protesters

    Agence France-Presse . Gaza City | Updated at 09:42pm on June 09, 2018

    An AFP photographer was shot in the leg as Israeli troops opened fire on Palestinian demonstrators along the Gaza border on Friday, the health ministry...

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    Israeli troops kill four Palestinians as Gaza protest resumes

    Reuters | Updated at 11:13am on June 09, 2018

    Israeli troops killed four Palestinians and wounded hundreds of others on Friday with live fire and tear gas used against protesters at...

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    Air strikes kill 44 civilians in Syria

    Agence France-Presse . Beirut | Updated at 01:41am on June 09, 2018

    Air strikes thought to have been carried out by Russian jets on a rebel-held residential area in northwestern Syria have killed 44 civilians, a Britain-based...

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    Israeli troops kill four as Gaza protest resumes

    Reuters . Gaza | Updated at 01:45am on June 09, 2018

    Israeli troops killed four Palestinians and wounded hundreds of others on Friday with live fire or tear gas used against protesters at the Gaza border,...

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    Air strikes kill 38 in Syria’s Idlib

    Reuters | Updated at 01:41pm on June 08, 2018

    Air strikes on a village in Syria’s rebel-held Idlib province have killed at least 38 people overnight, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said...

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    Qatar accuses Saudis of reckless behaviour as Arab row enters 2nd year

    Reuters . Dubai/Doha | Updated at 12:34am on June 06, 2018

    Qatar accused Saudi Arabia of ‘reckless behaviour’ that is tearing apart a pro-Western Gulf bloc in the wake of a report that Riyadh threatened military...

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    Qatar crisis creates new Gulf with no winners

    Agence France-Presse . Doha | Updated at 12:45am on June 04, 2018

    The year-old acrimonious dispute between Qatar and its neighbours is forging a new Gulf, potentially transforming what was a stable region of the Arab world,...

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    Saudi Arabia reshuffles cabinet with eye on culture

    Agence France-Presse . Riyadh | Updated at 12:05am on June 03, 2018

    Saudi Arabia announced another cabinet reshuffle Saturday with a heavy focus on culture and religion, as the kingdom undergoes a major image overhaul....

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    US vetoes UN resolution on protecting Palestinians

    Agence-France-Presse | Updated at 12:05am on June 03, 2018

    The United States vetoed Friday an Arab-backed UN draft resolution calling for measures to protect the Palestinians but failed to win any backing for its...

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