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Muslim Brotherhood blames Egyptian authorities for Morsi's 'deliberate slow death'

Egypt’s first democratically elected president, Islamist leader Mohammed Morsi collapsed in court while on trial Monday and died.

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US envoy hints Israeli-Palestinian peace plan delayed to November

The Trump administration had already delayed its presentation of the plan until after Israel's April 9 elections, but those polls failed to yield a government and a new election is slated for…

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Saudi prince blames Iran for tanker attacks, says won’t hesitate on ‘threats’

Mohammed bin Salman warns kingdom does ‘not want a war in the region’ but will not allow harm to its ‘people, sovereignty, interests’.

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Iran says does not 'presently' believe in mediation with US, plays down chances of a military clash

The moves are the latest spike since US President Donald Trump withdrew from a landmark 2015 deal on Iran's nuclear programme and reimposed sanctions.

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Iran has suffered from terrorists operating from Pakistan: Imran Khan to President Rouhani

During a joint press conference with President Rouhani, Pakistan PM said that the two countries will not allow any militant group to operate from Pakistan.

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Downgrade of Palestinian mission in Jerusalem to take effect today: US

The Jerusalem consulate general will be replaced by a new Palestinian affairs unit within the embassy.

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Kazakh leader appoints new PM after sacking government

'The head of state signed a decree appointing (Askar) Mamin prime minister of Kazakhstan,' Nazarbayev's office said on its Twitter account.

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US-backed Syrian fighters close in on last Islamic State-held area in eastern Syria

IS still retains territory in the part of Syria that is mostly under the control of the Russian- and Iranian-backed Syrian government.

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Saudi attorney general seeks death penalty for accused in Khashoggi killing

The names of the 11 defendants have not been officially released.

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US pullout from Syria angers Iraq

Trump’s decision to keep a military presence in Iraq angered the country's lawmakers who have been requesting a US withdrawal for many years.

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Syrian surprise: How Trump's phone call changed the war

In the phone call two weeks ago, Trump had been expected to deliver a standard warning to the Turkish president over his plan to launch a crossborder attack targeting US-backed Kurdish forces in…

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Jesus walked on this biblical lake - now it needs a saviour

The Sea of Galilee is not isolated, it is part of a water basin comprising the Jordan River and the Dead Sea, too. If it shrinks, everything else shrinks faster.

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Israeli air strike destroys Hamas TV building

No injuries were immediately reported and workers were believed to have evacuated after the warning shots.

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Jordan-Syria border area comes back to life

In areas close to the Jaber border, Syrian goods have started showing up in markets. 

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In Yemen, a child dies every 10 minutes from easily preventable diseases

According to UNICEF, 1.8 million Yemeni children under the age of five suffer from acute malnutrition, and the lives of 400,000 severely affected children are under threat.

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