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    Khashoggi murder happened under my watch: Salman

    Reuters . Riyadh | Updated at 11:54pm on September 26, 2019

    Saudi Arabia’s crown prince said he bears responsibility for the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi last year by Saudi operatives ‘because it happened under my...

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    Netanyahu faces tough odds in forming Israeli govt

    Agence-France-Presse . Jerusalem | Updated at 12:00am on September 27, 2019

    Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu launched into what could prove to be an impossible mission to form a new government Thursday after the president tasked...

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    Khamenei says Europe untrustworthy, condemns ‘hostility’

    Agence France-Presse . Tehran | Updated at 12:00am on September 27, 2019

    Iran’s supreme leader accused European governments of ‘hostility’ Thursday, saying their actions showed they cannot be trusted. ‘The Europeans present themselves as mediators and say...

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    Khashoggi murder 'happened under my watch,' Saudi crown prince says

    Reuters . Riyadh | Updated at 05:20pm on September 26, 2019

    Saudi Arabia's crown prince said he bears responsibility for the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi last year by Saudi operatives ‘because it happened under my...

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    Iraq PM meets with KSA crown prince over oil attacks

    Agence France-Presse . Riyadh | Updated at 03:49pm on September 26, 2019

    Saudi crown prince Mohammed bin Salman hosted Iraq’s prime minister Adel Abdel Mahdi for talks on Wednesday focused on attacks on the kingdom’s oil infrastructure,...

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    Netanyahu, Gantz set for new talks on Israel vote deadlock

    Agence-France-Presse. Jerusalem | Updated at 12:00am on September 26, 2019

    Israel’s president meets prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his challenger Benny Gantz on Wednesday as the clock begins ticking on a one-week deadline for him...

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    2m children out of school in war-torn Yemen: UN

    Agence-France-Presse . Sanaa | Updated at 12:00am on September 26, 2019

    Two million children are out of school in war-torn Yemen, a fourth of whom have dropped out since the conflict escalated in March 2015, the...

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    Egypt arrests journalists, blocks web sites after protests

    Agence France-Presse . Cairo | Updated at 12:23am on September 25, 2019

    In the wake of protests calling for president Abdel Fattah al-Sisi’s ouster, Egypt came under fire Tuesday for arrests of journalists and was accused of...

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    Iran blasts Europe’s ‘ridiculous’ accusations

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

    Iran on Tuesday rejected ‘ridiculous’ allegations that it carried out this month’s attack on Saudi oil infrastructure, after the leaders of France, Germany and Britain...

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    16 killed in Yemen air strikes

    Reuters . Dubai | Updated at 12:00am on September 25, 2019

    Air strikes blamed on the Saudi-led coalition killed at least 16 people in Yemen’s Houthi-controlled Dalea province on Tuesday, two residents and the Houthi-run al-Masirah...

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