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Israeli-Palestinian conflict top of agenda at Arab leader's summit

The 21 kings, presidents and top officials gathered on the Jordanian side of the Dead Sea, with a clear view of the Israeli-occupied West Bank on the opposite shore.

The 21 kings, presidents and top officials gathered on the Jordanian side of the Dead Sea, with a clear view of the Israeli-occupied West Bank on the opposite shore.

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Guterres urges Syrian girls to continue their studies

UN Secretary General António Guterres encourages young Syrian women to aim for government positions in the future

UN Secretary General António Guterres encourages young Syrian women to aim for government positions in the future

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Drone footage shows over 100, 000 Houthi supporters at Sanaa rally

Aerial footage shot in Yemen’s capital, Sanaa, on March 26 shows over one hundred thousand individuals gathered to show their support for the Houthi movement.

Aerial footage shot in Yemen’s capital, Sanaa, on March 26 shows over one hundred thousand individuals gathered to show their support for the Houthi movement.

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Maverick Vinales wins Qatar Grand Prix

Maverick Vinales won the season-opener Qatar Grand Prix ahead of Andrea Dovitsiozo and Valentino Rossi.

Maverick Vinales won the season-opener Qatar Grand Prix ahead of Andrea Dovitsiozo and Valentino Rossi.

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Sanaa rally marks two years of conflict in Yemen

Tens of thousands of Yemenis have rallied on the streets of the Yemeni capital in support of the Houthi movement.

Tens of thousands of Yemenis have rallied on the streets of the Yemeni capital in support of the Houthi movement.

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UK-US carry-on electronic device bans come into force

A ban on large electronic devices in aeroplane cabins has come into effect on several airlines flying into the UK and US.

A ban on large electronic devices in aeroplane cabins has come into effect on several airlines flying into the UK and US.

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Turkey's president threatens to tear up migration deal with Europe

Turkey’s president Recep Tayyip Erdogan has once again vowed to re-examine all political and administrative ties with the EU, after a constitutional referendum in…

Turkey’s president Recep Tayyip Erdogan has once again vowed to re-examine all political and administrative ties with the EU, after a constitutional referendum in…

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19-year-old Israeli-US citizen arrested over hoax bomb threats

A 19-year-old man has appeared in court in Israel accused of making dozens of hoax bomb threats against Jewish community centres in the US, Australia and New…

A 19-year-old man has appeared in court in Israel accused of making dozens of hoax bomb threats against Jewish community centres in the US, Australia and New…

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Turkey's alarming turn with Erdoğan. What the EU needs to do?

Erdoğan is pressing for a constitutional reform, to be decided by a referendum in mid-April, that would move Turkey from a parliamentary to a presidential system. If the reform passes, Erdoğan will acquire powers exceeding even those held by Mustafa Kemal Atatürk, the venerated “father” Turkey

Erdoğan is pressing for a constitutional reform, to be decided by a referendum in mid-April, that would move Turkey from a parliamentary to a presidential system. If the reform passes, Erdoğan will acquire powers exceeding even those held by Mustafa Kemal Atatürk, the venerated “father” Turkey

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Ten Egyptian troops killed by bombs during Sinai fighting

Ten members of Egypt's security forces were killed by bombs which struck their vehicles in central Sinai, a military spokesman said on Thursday, during an operation targeting what the army described a

Ten members of Egypt's security forces were killed by bombs which struck their vehicles in central Sinai, a military spokesman said on Thursday, during an operation targeting what the army described a

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Dozens die in airstrike on ISIL-held northern Syria

At least 33 people have been killed in an airstrike that hit a school sheltering displaced people near ISIL-held Raqqa, a monitor said.

At least 33 people have been killed in an airstrike that hit a school sheltering displaced people near ISIL-held Raqqa, a monitor said.

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Syria conflict: Rebels launch new assault in Damascus

Two days before new Syria peace talks, rebels and jihadist allies stormed a government-held area in northeast Damascus on Tuesday.

Two days before new Syria peace talks, rebels and jihadist allies stormed a government-held area in northeast Damascus on Tuesday.

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Constitutional referendum: Turkey is abandoning parliamentary democracy

With this proposal to amend the Turkish constitution, the parliament would be dismissed and sovereignty given to a single person. Instead of legislation, the state would be arbitrarily ruled by decrees, which are not subject to ratification.

With this proposal to amend the Turkish constitution, the parliament would be dismissed and sovereignty given to a single person. Instead of legislation, the state would be arbitrarily ruled by decrees, which are not subject to ratification.

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'World's best teacher' wins $1 million prize

A Canadian who works in a remote school among the Inuit community in the Arctic has been named as the world’s best teacher.

A Canadian who works in a remote school among the Inuit community in the Arctic has been named as the world’s best teacher.