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    Palestinian killed in Israeli air strike

    Reuters . Jerusalem/Gaza | Updated at 12:00am on May 05, 2019

    Gaza militants fired dozens of rockets into Israel on Saturday and an Israeli air strike killed one Palestinian as hostilities flared across the border for...

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    10 Bangladeshis killed in Saudi road accident identified

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 06:42pm on May 03, 2019

    Ten Bangladeshi workers killed in a road accident in Saudi Arabia on Wednesday were identified by the Bangladesh embassy in Riyadh, said officials on Friday...

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    Sixth US, Taliban peace talks begin today

    Reuters. Kabul | Updated at 11:56am on May 01, 2019

    American and Taliban officials are meeting on Wednesday in Qatar to resume talks aimed at ending a 17-year war in Afghanistan, a Taliban official said....

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    Workers on front line against US: Rouhani

    Agence France-Presse . Tehran | Updated at 12:00am on May 01, 2019

    President Hassan Rouhani called on Iranian workers Tuesday to boost non-oil exports and import substitution, telling them they were ‘on the front line’ against America...

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    IS chief refers to Syria defeat

    Agence France-Presse . Baghdad | Updated at 12:00am on May 01, 2019

    The Islamic State group’s elusive supremo Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi made his first purported appearance in five years in a propaganda video released Monday, acknowledging IS’s...

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    Russian ‘siege’ chokes Syrian camp in shadow of US base

    Reuters . Amman | Updated at 02:32pm on April 28, 2019

    It was only when his children began to starve that Abdullah al-Amour decided time had come to leave the sanctuary of Rukban camp with his...

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    Leaving nuclear treaty one of many choices: Iran

    Reuters . Dubai | Updated at 01:42pm on April 28, 2019

    Quitting a treaty designed to stop the spread of nuclear weapons is one of Iran’s ‘numerous choices’ after the United States tightened sanctions on...

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    Qatar to abolish exit visa system by year’s end: UN

    Agence France-Presse . Doha, Qatar | Updated at 02:47am on April 27, 2019

    Qatar is set to abolish its controversial exit visa system for all foreign workers by the end of the year, the UN’s International Labour Organization...

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    17 killed in Syria blast

    Reuters . Amman | Updated at 12:00am on April 25, 2019

    At least 17 people were killed on Wednesday in an explosion in the centre of Jisr al Shughour, a rebel-held city in northwestern Syria, a...

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    Israel destroys home of Palestinian

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

    Israel’s military on Wednesday destroyed the West Bank home of a Palestinian accused of having killed two Israelis in March, the army said.Soldiers surrounded the...