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Bahrain Shiite cleric gets suspended jail term

Dubai (AFP) - A Bahraini court on Sunday sentenced revered Shiite cleric Isa Qassim to a suspended one-year jail term for illegal fundraising and money laundering, a judicial source said.
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Saudi looks to assert regional role with Trump summit

Riyadh (AFP) - Saudi Arabia is looking to assert its regional leadership against Iran by hosting a summit between visiting US President Donald Trump and Muslim leaders from around the world, analysts say....
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Israel Plans 15,000 Settler Apartments in East Jerusalem

Housing Ministry Talks Massive Construction Projects Across Green Line...
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Cholera outbreak adds to war-torn Yemen's misery

A cholera outbreak in Yemen is gaining momentum, adding to the misery of the Arab world’s poorest country which is already wracked by war and on the brink of famine. ...
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Abbas Ready to Sign Peace Deal with Israel, Sources Say

Trump Visit to Israel Will Seek Similar Assurances From Netanyahu...
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Suspected killer of Hamas commander arrested: leader

Gaza City (Palestinian Territories) (AFP) - Hamas has arrested the suspected murderer of one of its key military commanders in Gaza, the Palestinian Islamist movement's leader said Thursday, while maintaining Israel was behind the March assassination....
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Hezbollah says future war would be on Israeli territory

BEIRUT (Reuters) - Lebanese Hezbollah said on Thursday that any future conflict between the Shi'ite group and Israel could take place inside Israeli territory, as tensions rise between the arch foes....
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Hamas says Ismail Haniyeh chosen as Islamic group's leader

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — The Hamas Islamic militant movement that controls the Gaza Strip announced Saturday it had chosen its former Gaza prime minister Ismail Haniyeh as the group's new political chief....
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Netanyahu slams 'absurd' UN vote on Jerusalem

Jerusalem (AFP) - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Tuesday slammed an "absurd" UNESCO resolution he said denies the Jews' historical connection with Jerusalem by presenting Israel as an occupying power there....
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Hezbollah Sides with Resistance Seeking ‘Full Liberation’ of Palestine, Official Says

TEHRAN (Tasnim) – A top official of Lebanon’s Hezbollah said the movement stands by the resistance that sticks to the goal of liberating the entire Palestine unconditionally. ...
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