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    China supports two-state solution on Palestinian issue: President Xi

    China supports Palestine in building an independent, full sovereignty state along the 1967 borders with East Jerusalem as its capital, Xi said in his talks with visiting Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas.

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    Israeli Police shoot imam of Al-Aqsa Mosque

    The spiritual leader of the Al-Aqsa Mosque, Sheikh Ikrima Sabri, was injured Tuesday by a plastic bullet after praying outside the gates of the site, according to Palestinian medical personnel. The imam had just finished

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    US announces new sanctions against Iran

    The United States announced new sanctions against Iran on Tuesday over its ballistic missile programme and what it called Tehran's support for terrorist groups in the Middle East.

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    Erdogan to visit Qatar and Saudi amid Gulf crisis

    Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan will this month visit Qatar and Saudi Arabia his office announced Tuesday.Erdogan will also visit Kuwait, the main mediator in the Qatar crisis, during his July 23-24 tour.

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    Iran warn US of 'big risk' if it blacklist IRGC

    A senior commander in Iran's Revolutionary Guards warned the United States on Monday that if it designated the group a terrorist organization and applied new sanctions its action could be perilous for U.S. forces.

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    Israel reopens Al Aqsa mosque compound but Muslims refuse to enter

    Israel reopened ultra-sensitive holy site on Sunday, closed after an attack that killed two policemen, but Muslim worshippers were refusing to enter due to new security measures including metal detectors and cameras.

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    'UAE arranged for hacking of Qatar sites that led to diplomatic crisis'

    The United Arab Emirates had arranged for the hacking of Qatari government’s social media and news sites in May that led to the diplomatic standoff, The Washington Post reported on Sunday quoting unidentified.

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    'No breakthrough',UN wraps up Syria talks

    The seventh round of intra-Syria talks aimed at helping end the country's six-year-old war wrapped up Friday, and the U.N. envoy said they featured "no breakthrough, no breakdown, no one walking out, incremental progres.

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    Al-Quds gunfight kills 3 Palestinians, 2 Israel officers

    A shooting incident in the Old City of Jerusalem al-Quds has left at least three Palestinians and two Israeli police officers dead.The incident took place on Friday morning close to Haram al-Sharif.

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    US-led coalition killed 744 Iraqis and Syrians in June

    In its report, Airwars – a London-based collective of journalists and researchers that use social media, eyewitness reports, and other sources to compile its data – said that the concurrent assaults on Mosul in Iraq.

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    Saudi Arabia silence Shia dissent with execution:Amnesty

    These brutal executions are the latest act in the Saudi Arabian authorities’ ongoing persecution of the Shia minority. The death penalty is being deployed as a political weapon to punish them for daring to protest.

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    US talks with Saudi, allies end without fixing Qatar rift

    Talks between US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and several Persian Gulf Arab states aimed at ending a rift with Qatar have come to an end without any breakthrough.

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    Iraqi army clearing final Daesh redoubt in Mosul

    Iraqi government forces are fighting to eliminate the last pockets of Daesh terrorists in the Old City of Mosul, more than two days after Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi formally declared victory over the extremists.

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    Iran and Oman to strengthen ties amid Gulf crisis

    Iran and Oman will work to boost their ties, the Islamic republic’s President Hassan Rouhani said on Wednesday, as a diplomatic crisis persists in the Gulf.

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    Saudi Arabia Executes Shia Men For 'Violent Attacks'

    Saudi Arabia has executed four Shia men convicted on charges of "terrorism" for alleged attacks against police and participating in protest-related violence against security forces.

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    Gaza may already be 'unlivable' 10 years after Israel's blockade, UN says

    Robert Piper, the U.N.'s top humanitarian official in the Palestinian territories, told AFP in an interview to mark a new report on living conditions in Gaza all the "indicators are going in the wrong direction".

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    US, Qatar sign agreement on fighting terrorism

    The United States and Qatar have signed an agreement aimed at shoring up the Gulf nation's counterterrorism efforts.The memorandum of understanding was signed Tuesday during a visit to the energy-rich country by U.S.

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    Saudis use 2013 'secret accord' to pile pressure on Qatar

    A Saudi Arabian-led quartet of Arab states is seeking to pile pressure on Qatar over charges it backs terrorism, saying the publication of previously secret accords between Riyadh and Doha showed Qatar .

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    British court rejects bid to halt arms sales to Saudi Arabia

    London’s High Court on Monday rejected a claim by campaigners that Britain’s multi-billion-pound arms sales to Saudi Arabia should be halted because they were being used in Yemen in violation of international.

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    Daesh 'Caliphate' Crumbles, Iraq Erupts In Celebration

    The recapture of Mosul, Iraq's second largest city and de-facto capital of the so called Caliphate located some 400 kms north of Baghdad, would mark the effective end of Daesh in the Arab country.

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    The Syrian war's worst kept secret is out

    Earlier this month, the Wall Street Journal published an interview with a Syrian rebel commander and half a dozen fighters, who confirmed the worst kept secret of the Syrian conflict: Israel is directly aiding Syrian.

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    US,Russia reach deal on Syria after Trump-Putin talks

    President Vladimir Putin and US President Donald Trump agreed on the truce deal during talks held in a "constructive atmosphere" on the sidelines of the G20 summit in Hamburg, Germany.

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    EU parliament calls for suspending Turkey accession talks

    The European Parliament called on Thursday for Turkey’s European Union accession talks to be suspended if Ankara fully implements plans to expand President Tayyip Erdogan’s powers, in a vote which Turkey dismissed.

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    Saudi,allies Threatens Qatar:Full Surrender In 24 hours or War

    Saudi Arabia, Egypt, the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain say they are ready to adopt more punitive measures against Qatar, following Doha’s rejection of their demands to end an ongoing feud.

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