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    UN urges Saudi Arabia to open up Khashoggi murder trial

    Reuters . Geneva | Updated at 10:50am on March 29, 2019

    Saudi Arabia's secretive hearings for 11 suspects accused in the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi violate international law and should be open to the public...

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    US approved secret nuclear power work for Saudi Arabia

    Reuters . Washington | Updated at 01:36pm on March 28, 2019

    US energy secretary Rick Perry has approved six secret authorisations by companies to sell nuclear power technology and assistance to Saudi Arabia, according to a...

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    Palestinian killed by Israeli fire

    Agence-France-Presse . Ramallah | Updated at 12:00am on March 28, 2019

    A Palestinian was killed by Israeli forces in the occupied West Bank on Wednesday, the Palestinian health ministry said, adding he was working as a...

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    Syria requests UNSC meeting on Golan

    Agence France-Presse . United Nations | Updated at 12:00am on March 28, 2019

    Syria asked the United Nations Security Council on Tuesday to hold an urgent meeting on the US decision to recognise the Golan Heights as Israeli...

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    Seven killed in Yemen air strike: Save the children

    Agence France-Presse . Dubai | Updated at 11:56am on March 27, 2019

    At least seven people, including four children, were killed and eight injured in an air strike near a hospital in Yemen, Save the children said...

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    Yemenis rally in support of Houthis to mark war anniv

    Reuters . Sanaa | Updated at 12:00am on March 27, 2019

    Yemenis held a mass rally in Sanaa on Tuesday to show support for the Houthi movement on the fourth anniversary of a war that has...

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    Israel-Hamas fighting abates along Gaza border

    Reuters . Gaza | Updated at 12:00am on March 27, 2019

    Cross-border fighting between Israel and Hamas abated on Tuesday after a day of Palestinian rocket attacks and Israeli air strikes, but tensions remained high with...

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    Six hurt in central Israel rocket attack

    Reuters . Jerusalem | Updated at 10:51am on March 25, 2019

    Sirens sounded in central Israel while police and medics said that a house was on fire leaving six people injured on Monday after a suspected...

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    Yemen peace hangs on fragile truce as conflict far from over

    Agence-France-Presse . Dubai | Updated at 12:00am on March 25, 2019

    Four years after Saudi Arabia led a military intervention in Yemen to back the government against rebels’ the only hope for peace in a country...

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    Druze protest Trump’s backing of Israeli sovereignty on Golan

    Reuters . Majdal Shams | Updated at 12:00am on March 25, 2019

    Dozens of Druze Arabs’ some carrying Syrian flags and pictures of Syrian president Bashar al-Assad’ gathered on the Golan Heights on Saturday to protest US...