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[Israel] PM threatens to polygraph ministers over pre-Trump leaks

Top aide says ‘impossible to work’ after media reports on security cabinet meeting, including Netanyahu cautioning on Trump’s personality
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Hezbollah urges Lebanon plan for Syria refugee return

Beirut (AFP) - The head of Lebanon's powerful Hezbollah movement on Sunday urged the government to coordinate with Damascus to help refugees to return now that "large areas" of Syria are "safe"....
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Syria’s president said he would ‘welcome’ American troops into his country to fight ISIS

DAMASCUS – Syrian President Bashar Assad told Yahoo News he would “welcome” U.S. troops into his country as part of a “genuine” effort to fight terrorists that also includes a “rapprochement between the Russians and the Americans.”...
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Reports Syrian regime hanged 13,000 prisoners branded ‘fake news’ by Bashar al-Assad

An Amnesty International report which claimed that up to 13,000 people have been hanged in a Syrian prison as part of an “extermination” campaign, has been called “fake news” by the country's president, Bashar al-Assad....
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Qatar slaps travel ban on rights lawyer: NGO

Dubai (AFP) - Authorities in Qatar have barred a prominent human rights lawyer and former justice minister from leaving the country, a rights group said on Friday....
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Israel parliament legalises settler outposts on Palestinian land

Jerusalem (AFP) - The Israeli parliament has finalised a controversial law legalising dozens of Jewish outposts built on private Palestinian land in the occupied West Bank....
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Israel's Netanyahu calls on 'responsible' nations to join Iran sanctions

LONDON (Reuters) - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu appealed to Britain to join new sanctions against Iran as he met his British counterpart Theresa May in London on Monday, while she cautioned about Israel's plans for new settlements in occupied territory....
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Israeli forces begin evacuation of West Bank outpost

AMONA, West Bank (AP) — Israeli forces began an operation Wednesday to evacuate settlers from a West Bank outpost, a long-delayed move that had posed a serious threat to Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's narrow coalition, which is dominated by ultranationalists who support settlements....
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In a first, Emirati foreign minister defends Trump visa ban

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The United Arab Emirates' top diplomat on Wednesday came out in defense of President Donald Trump's order temporarily barring citizens from seven Muslim-majority countries from entering the United States....
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Saudis Bankroll Taliban, Even as King Officially Supports Afghan Government

KABUL, Afghanistan — Fifteen years, half a trillion dollars and 150,000 lives since going to war, the United States is trying to extricate itself from Afghanistan. Afghans are being left to fight their own fight. A surging Taliban insurgency, meanwhile, is flush with a new inflow of money....
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