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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.

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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.

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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.

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    Saudi king warns Trump over 'dangerous' Jerusalem embassy move

    Saudi Arabia's King Salman has warned US President Donald Trump that moving the US embassy to Jerusalem al-Quds would be a dangerous and provocative move.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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." 

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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    Muslims mull emergency meetings on Trump's move against al-Quds

    President Donald Trump reportedly plans to recognize Jerusalem al-Quds as the capital of Israel in a speech on Wednesday in an apparent bid to offset his pledge to move the US embassy from Tel Aviv to the holy city.

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    EU resolution calls for arms embargo against Saudi,accuses it of war crimes

    The European Parliament has adopted a resolution, which calls for an EU-wide embargo on arms sales to Saudi Arabia over the alleged war crimes it has committed in Yemen. The resolution also.

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    Trump to recognise occupied Jerusalem as Israel capital

    Trump had earlier informed regional leaders including Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas that Washington would unilaterally declare Jerusalem – third holiest site in Islam– as capital of the Jewish state

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    Tens of thousands gather in Yemen capital after rebel clashes

    Tens of thousands of Yemeni rebel supporters gathered in Sanaa on Thursday a day after deadly clashes between the Huthis and their allies sparked fears of further violence in the rebel-held capital.

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    Hariri says may withdraw resignation next week

    "Matters are positive, as you hear, and if this positivity continues, we will announce, God willing, to Lebanese next week with President Michel Aoun and Parliament Speaker Nabih Berri the withdrawal

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    British PM presses Saudi to avert Yemen ‘catastrophe’

    British Prime Minister Theresa May landed in Riyadh on Wednesday for talks with the Saudi king and crown prince, with Yemen's brewing humanitarian crisis and the kingdom's sweeping reforms at the top of her agenda.

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    Israel bars Swiss officials from entering Gaza

    Israel’s Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman has reportedly banned Swiss officials from entering the blockaded Gaza Strip from Israeli territory, according to Israeli media.

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    Saudi coalition should bomb Al Jazeera: UAE official

    "The alliance must bomb the machine of terrorism ... the channel of Daesh, al-Qaeda, and the al-Nusra front, Al Jazeera the terrorists," Dubai security chief Dhahi Khalfan

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    Saudis ready to sacrifice Palestine for Israel ties: Ex-Netanyahu aide

    A former adviser to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu says Saudi Arabia is ready to sacrifice Palestinians and their demands for closer ties with Israel.

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    Iran, Turkey, Qatar move to bolster trade amid Saudi-led blockade

    Iranian Minister of Industry, Mines and Business Mohammad Shariatmadari, Turkish Economy Minister Nihat Zeybekci and Qatari Economy Minister Ahmed bin Jassim Al Thani

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