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    Muslim world needs another Intifada in defense of al-Quds: Tehran conference

    Senior Muslim figures attending the international Islamic Unity Conference in Iran's capital Tehran have slammed a US decision to recognize Jerusalem al-Quds as Israel’s “capital,”

    West Asia
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    The billionaires, lobbyists, and Christian extremists behind Trump’s Jerusalem move

    Hours after US president Donald Trump declared yesterday that the US would move its Israeli embassy to Jerusalem, US allies from Malaysia to Indonesia to France to Britain, condemned the move.

    West Asia
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    Google 'declares' Jerusalem as Israel's capital

    Google and Russia's Yandex on Thursday started showing Jerusalem as Israel's capital on their search engines and maps, not long after President Donald Trump announced that the U.S. recognized.

    Technology
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    Qatar, France sign fighter jet deal amid Gulf crisis

    Qatar's ruling emir and French President Emmanuel Macron signed 12 billion euros ($14 billion) in deals during the French president's visit to Doha on Thursday, including the purchase of 12 French-made .

    Southeast Asia
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    Hamas calls for new intifada over Trump's Jerusalem move

    Leader of the Palestinian resistance movement Hamas, Ismail Haniyeh called for new intifada, Arabic for "uprising," Thursday, saying U.S. President Donald Trump's decision on Jerusalem was.

    West Asia
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    China says Indian drone 'invaded' its airspace, crashed

    An Indian drone has ‘invaded’ China’s airspace and crashed, China’s Defence ministry said on Thursday, months after the neighbours ended one of their worst border standoffs in decades.

    South Asia
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    Eight nations seek Security Council meeting on Jerusalem

    Eight countries called Wednesday for an urgent meeting of the UN Security Council after the United States said it recognized Jerusalem as Israel's capital.

    World
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    Iran reacts to Trump's 'very dangerous' Jerusalem decision

    Amid US President Donald Trump’s move to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, Iranian leaders have stated that Tehran won’t tolerate any aggression against holy Islamic sites.

    West Asia
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    With His Jerusalem Move, Trump Flings Gas Can Over A Region Aflame

    Israelis captured Arab East Jerusalem, home to third holiest mosque in Islam after Mecca and Medina, from Jordan in the 1967 Middle East War then later annexed it in a move not recognized internationally.

    West Asia
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    Gen Soleimani Ignores Letter Sent By CIA Boss

    CIA Director Mike Pompeo said Saturday that he sent a letter to a top Iranian military official warning him that the United States would hold Tehran accountable for any attacks it conducted on American.

    West Asia
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    Saleh's killing changes balance in Yemen

    Ali Abdullah Saleh seized power in Yemen in 1978, when he was only 36 years old. He lost it in 2012, when the 'Arab spring' was in full spate, and had been trying to get it back ever since.

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    EU warns US to avoid changes in Jerusalem’s status

    The European Union on Tuesday warned of possible "serious repercussions" if U.S. President Donald Trump decides to recognize Jerusalem as the Israeli capital and move the U.S. embassy there.

    World
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    Saudi jets continue to bomb Sana'a despite calls for humanitarian ceasefire

    The UN has stressed that despite calls for a humanitarian ceasefire in Yemen, Saudi Arabia continues to bomb the capital Sana'a.Airstrikes have continued while ground fighting and shelling have been reduced.

    West Asia
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    Turkey could cut diplomatic ties with Israel over Jerusalem: Erdogan

    President Tayyip Erdogan said on Tuesday Turkey could go as far as breaking off diplomatic ties with Israel if the United States formally recognizes Jerusalem as the Israeli capital.

    West Asia
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    CIA chief: Saudi, Israel may set up 'joint military headquarters'

    CIA Director Mike Pompeo says Saudi Arabia is working directly with Israel on confronting "challenges" in the Middle East, suggesting that the two sides could go as far as setting up "a joint military headquarters." 

    West Asia
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    We thwarted major threat to Yemen’s security: Houthi

    Leader of Yemen’s Ansarullah movement, Abdul-Malik al-Houthi, says the movement has managed to thwart a major threat to the country’s security by defeating the plot hatched by former president.

    West Asia
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    Muslim world should sever ties with any state that transfers embassy to Jerusalem: OIC

    The Organisation for Islamic Cooperation (OIC) on Monday said its 57 member states should sever ties with any state that transfers its embassy to Jerusalem or recognises Israel's annexation of East Jerusalem.

    West Asia
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    Qatar minister meets Gulf counterparts for first time since siege

    The meeting is the highest official encounter between Gulf foreign ministers after Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, Egypt and the UAE imposed a blockade on Qatar six months ago.

    West Asia
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    Trump delays Jerusalem verdict as pressure mounts

    Facing dark warnings of a historic misstep and widespread unrest, US President Donald Trump on Monday delayed a decision on whether to recognise Jerusalem as the Israeli capital and move the US embassy there.

    West Asia
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    13 Bosnian Muslims arrested over 1990s war crimes

    Bosnian police on Monday arrested 13 Muslim citizens suspected of war crimes against ethnic Serbs in the south of the Balkan country during the 1992-1995 civil war, authorities said.

    World
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    Yemen ex-President Ali Abdullah Saleh killed

    Former President of Yemen Ali Abdullah Saleh has been killed by Houthi fighters, according to reports by Iranian media citing informed sources. However, Saleh’s party denies reports of his death.

    West Asia
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    US defense secretary, Pak PM discuss US policy in South Asia

    US defence chief James Mattis arrived at the Nur Khan Airbase, Pakistan on Monday afternoon where he was received by officials from the Pak defence and foreign ministries. 

    South Asia
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    Bahrain's topcleric hospitalized in 'critical condition'

    Bahrain's most senior Shia cleric Sheikh Isa Qassim has been taken to a private hospital in critical condition after weeks of suffering from deteriorating health.

    West Asia
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    Indonesia president nominates air chief to replace controversial military head

    Indonesian President Joko Widodo has nominated the chief of staff of the air force to be the new head the armed forces (TNI), to replace a controversial general who is due to retire in April.

    Southeast Asia

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