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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Iranian oil: 40 years of revolution, war, sanctions and bans

The isolation caused by poor relations with the United States and, in recent years, Tehran`s efforts to develop a nuclear capability have prevented Iran building output capacity.

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Procedures put in place to ensure it never happens again: Saudi foreign minister on Khashoggi's killing

Saudi Arabia's leadership will "see to it that the investigation is thorough and complete, Saudi Arabia's foreign minister Adel al-Jubeir said.

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Saudi Arabia hosts international investment summit despite Khashoggi killing backlash

Pakistan PM Imran Khan decided to attend the marquee event despite high profile pullouts

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Journalist Khashoggi's murder: US official meets Saudi crown prince despite global backlash

US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin on Monday held closed-door talks in Riyadh with Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, who has faced a global… Read Article

Khashoggi case: Turkish investigators enter Saudi consulate again; search consul's residence

The police reportedly used a drone over the residence of Otaibi, according to reports. 

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Watch: Israel closes border crossing with Gaza after rocket attack

Israeli residents began clearing rubble on Wednesday from a damaged two-storey house in Beersheba in southern Israel that was hit by a rocket… Read Article