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Palestinians fear displacement from an annexed Jordan Valley

Israel’s Netanyahu has vowed to annex the valley and all of Israel’s far-flung West Bank settlements

19 Jun 2020 3:47 PM

Seven killed in police checkpoint attack in Afghan, Government suspects Taliban

The latest bloodshed comes as the Taliban and the Afghan government appear to move closer towards potential peace negotiations

13 Jun 2020 7:20 PM

Bomb explosion in Kabul mosque kills at least 4 people

Violence has spiked in recent weeks in Afghanistan with most of the attacks claimed by the Islamic State group affiliate

12 Jun 2020 8:10 PM

Turkey relaxes coronavirus restrictions further

Turkey had already lifted restrictions on intercity travel and allowed businesses to reopen after a sharp slowdown in new cases

10 Jun 2020 9:22 PM

Iran doctor freed in swap for US Navy veteran

Taerri, a dermatologist, had been charged with attempting to export a filter to Iran that he said was for vaccine research

08 Jun 2020 1:51 PM

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Israelis protest Netanyahu's plan to extend sovereignty over West Bank

Palestinians want an independent state in the West Bank, east Jerusalem and Gaza Strip, territories Israel captured in 1967 Middle East war

07 Jun 2020 11:46 AM

Saudi's Game Of Thrones: Pressure grows to release jailed prince

The detention of Prince Salman bin Abdulaziz and his father since January 2018 is part of a clampdown under the current Crown Prince

01 Jun 2020 12:12 PM

Hundreds attend funeral of Palestinian shot by Israeli police

The 32-year old man was suspected of carrying a weapon and shot at, but was later found to have been unarmed

01 Jun 2020 11:43 AM

Israeli forces kill unarmed autistic Palestinian man

The incident drew broad condemnations in the context of uprising over death of George Floyd in US

31 May 2020 3:14 PM

Islamic State kills Afghan journalist, technician in bus blast

Taliban and other Islamist insurgents have repeatedly targeted Afghan journalists, killing 15 in 2018, the worst year yet for Afghan media

31 May 2020 10:03 AM

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Israel police kill Palestinian mistaken for carrying weapons

There has been an uptick in violence in east Jerusalem and the occupied West Bank in recent days

30 May 2020 3:03 PM

Turkish mosques reopen for mass prayers

President Erdogan said many other sites like restaurants and cafes as well as libraries, parks and beaches will reopen from Monday

30 May 2020 11:55 AM

Israel looks to export its coronavirus coping skills

Covid-19 patients equipped with "oximeters" are contacted twice daily by medical teams who ask them to report their data

29 May 2020 3:32 PM

Turkey resumes intercity train services as coronavirus curbs ease

The virus has killed more than 4,300 people in Turkey, from nearly 160,000 infections

28 May 2020 3:16 PM

Taliban, Afghan president declare three-day ceasefire for Eid

The move came as fighting between the two sides had intensified despite the coronavirus pandemic

24 May 2020 12:56 PM

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Netanyahu first sitting prime minister to face criminal charges in Israel

Charges include illegally trading favours in exchange for positive coverage for himself in Israel's top-selling newspaper

24 May 2020 9:09 AM

Mosques to stay shut for Eid prayers in Saudi Arabia, UAE

Dubai government listed a series of Eid customs that should not be observed, including family visits and exchanging gifts or money

22 May 2020 6:00 PM

Khashoggi's sons forgive his killers citing Ramadan tradition

Five Saudi agents had been sentenced to death for Khashoggi's murder that cast a cloud of suspicion over the Saudi's crown prince

22 May 2020 2:48 PM

Afghan mosque attack kills eight worshippers breaking Ramadan fast

Taliban denies responsibility of the attack, saying Afghan security forces are to blame

20 May 2020 1:03 PM

US Navy issues warning to Iran

The notice to mariners follows president Donald Trump’s threat last month to fire on any Iranian ships that harass US Navy vessels

20 May 2020 9:12 AM

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