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    UN chief warns against rising anti-Muslim hatred

    Agence France-Presse . Cairo | Updated at 12:00am on April 03, 2019

    UN chief Antonio Guterres warned Tuesday against growing hatred of Muslims, less than a month after a deadly attack on mosques in New Zealand killed...

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    Slain Saudi journalist Khashoggi’s children paid by kingdom: report

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 12:17pm on April 02, 2019

    The children of murdered Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi have received multimillion-dollar homes and are being paid thousands of dollars per month by...

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    Erdogan suffers major setbacks in local elections

    Reuters . Ankara | Updated at 10:53am on April 01, 2019

    Tayyip Erdogan’s ruling AK Party was on track on Monday to lose control of Turkey’s two biggest cities, Istanbul and Ankara, in a stunning local...

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    Four killed as thousands protest at border, but Gaza-Israel truce holds

    Agence France-Presse . Gaza City | Updated at 12:01pm on March 31, 2019

    Five rockets were launched from the Gaza Strip into Israel, prompting Israeli tanks to respond by firing on Hamas military posts early Sunday, hours after...

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    Thousands rally at Gaza-Israel border as truce holds

    Agence France-Presse . Gaza City | Updated at 12:30am on March 31, 2019

    Tens of thousands of Gazans gathered at the Israeli border Saturday to mark a year since protests and clashes erupted there, but fears of mass...

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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...