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Jordan summons Israeli envoy over Temple Mount 'violations'

In the statement, Jordon further condemned the closure of the mosque's gates and restrictions placed on worshippers' entry under any circumstances.

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Bahrain takes legal action against Pakistanis who held anti-India rally after Eid prayers

Bahrain also urged citizens to not politically exploit religious occasions.

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Iranian state TV shows 'smuggled fuel' aboard a seized foreign oil tanker

The elite Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC) has a navy base on Farsi Island which is located north of the Strait of Hormuz.

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Britain and US will regret detaining our oil tanker: Iran’s elite Revolutionary Guards deputy commander

A deputy commander in Iran's Revolutionary Guards said that retaliatory actions will be announced against Britain soon, without giving further details.

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1,048 killed, over 5500 injured due to infighting in Tripoli: WHO

Apart from the infighting in Tripoli, Libya has also witnessed tribal fighting in southern Libya. 

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Mass grave discovered in Syria's Raqqa highlighting Islamic State's brutality

Five of those bodies were found shackled and wearing an orange jumpsuit

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War clouds loom over the Gulf: Pros and cons of pre-emptive strike on Iran

The Pentagon approved an additional 1,000 troops to the region after a recent attack on commercial tankers in the Gulf of Oman that the US blames on Iran.

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United Nations chief Antonio Guterres urges Iran to stick to nuclear deal after breaching cap

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif earlier said Iran had crossed the 300 kilogram limit imposed under the nuclear deal.

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15 killed in Israeli airstrikes targeting Iranian sites on Syria 

The group said it was not clear if the six civilians, including an infant, were killed by the attacks near Damascus and in Homs province, or by some other secondary explosion.

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Iran says it has broken enriched uranium stockpile limit set by 2015 nuclear deal

Iran has breached a 300kg (660lb) limit on its stockpile of low-enriched uranium set under a 2015 nuclear deal with world powers.
 

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Iran claims shooting down American drone, US military declines to comment

The incident took place in the coastal Hormozgan province, facing the Persian Gulf.

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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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