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Israelis adjust to the loss of Shimon Peres

Israelis are adjusting to the loss of one of their elder statesmen as preparations began for the funeral of former president Shimon Peres.

Israelis are adjusting to the loss of one of their elder statesmen as preparations began for the funeral of former president Shimon Peres.

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Syrian opposition group calls on Cairo for help to resolve the civil war

The Cairo Conference for Syrian Opposition delegation is in talks with Egypt to try to convince the Arabic power to have more involvement in efforts to resolve the Syrian civil…

The Cairo Conference for Syrian Opposition delegation is in talks with Egypt to try to convince the Arabic power to have more involvement in efforts to resolve the Syrian civil…

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Shimon Peres and the Oslo Accord

Twenty three years ago, on 13 September in Washington DC there was widespread euphoria.

Twenty three years ago, on 13 September in Washington DC there was widespread euphoria.

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More than 1000 attend funeral of slain Jordanian writer

Nahed Hattar was to stand trial after sharing on social media a cartoon image seen as insulting Islam. He was shot by a former Muslim preacher on the steps of the courthouse on Sunday.

Nahed Hattar was to stand trial after sharing on social media a cartoon image seen as insulting Islam. He was shot by a former Muslim preacher on the steps of the courthouse on Sunday.

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Palestinians express mixed reactions over death of Shimon Peres

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas was one of many world leaders to pay tribute to the late Shimon Peres, whom he hailed as “a man of peace.

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas was one of many world leaders to pay tribute to the late Shimon Peres, whom he hailed as “a man of peace.

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Air strikes hit two hospitals in eastern Aleppo

Monitors say Syria's government and its Russian backers have stepped up air attacks on rebel-held parts of the city since the end of a ceasefire last week.

Monitors say Syria's government and its Russian backers have stepped up air attacks on rebel-held parts of the city since the end of a ceasefire last week.

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Drone footage shows damage in besieged Aleppo

This bird’s eye footage illustrates the extent of the damage in eastern Aleppo, after a ceasefire collapsed in Syria last week.

This bird’s eye footage illustrates the extent of the damage in eastern Aleppo, after a ceasefire collapsed in Syria last week.

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Israeli cabinet holds minute's silence for Peres

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has led his cabinet in a minute’s silence following the death of former Israeli President and Prime Minister Shimon…

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has led his cabinet in a minute’s silence following the death of former Israeli President and Prime Minister Shimon…

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Egypt migrant boat sinking: number of dead surpasses 200

At least 33 more bodies have been recovered from a migrant boat which sank off the Egyptian coast last week, raising the confirmed number of dead to 202.

At least 33 more bodies have been recovered from a migrant boat which sank off the Egyptian coast last week, raising the confirmed number of dead to 202.

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Shimon Peres: A hawk and a dove

After a political career lasting almost 70 years, impressions of Shimon Peres remain mixed, especially in Israel… and for good reason.

After a political career lasting almost 70 years, impressions of Shimon Peres remain mixed, especially in Israel… and for good reason.

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Boris Johnson ditches insults and talks 'jumbo' trade deals in Turkey

The UK's foreign minister on a trip to Ankara has focused on future ties, putting aside previous negative comments about Turkey during the EU referendum campaign.

The UK's foreign minister on a trip to Ankara has focused on future ties, putting aside previous negative comments about Turkey during the EU referendum campaign.

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Aleppo: four-front ground offensive

Pro-Syrian government forces attacked rebel-held areas of Aleppo on four fronts on Tuesday.

Pro-Syrian government forces attacked rebel-held areas of Aleppo on four fronts on Tuesday.

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Shimon Peres said to be "close to death"

The 93-year-old was taken into hospital after a major stroke two weeks ago. His condition was improving until he had a severe setback on Tuesday, according to Israeli media.

The 93-year-old was taken into hospital after a major stroke two weeks ago. His condition was improving until he had a severe setback on Tuesday, according to Israeli media.

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UN chief pledges help on talks to reunify Cyprus

United Nations chief Ban Ki-Moon has promised to lend his support to rival Cypriot leaders as they engage in complex talks aimed at reunifying the divided island…

United Nations chief Ban Ki-Moon has promised to lend his support to rival Cypriot leaders as they engage in complex talks aimed at reunifying the divided island…

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Russia accused at UN of 'barbarism' and 'war crimes' in Syria

There was a bitter war of words on Sunday at a specially-convened meeting of the UN Security Council over Syria – as diplomatic efforts to broker peace give way to…

There was a bitter war of words on Sunday at a specially-convened meeting of the UN Security Council over Syria – as diplomatic efforts to broker peace give way to…

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'Hands off our shorts': Women rally in Turkey after brutal assault

Donning shorts and defending their right to dress as they please, women’s rights advocates in Turkey have rallied in defence of a nurse, attacked on a bus in Istanbul this month by a man who reportedl

Donning shorts and defending their right to dress as they please, women’s rights advocates in Turkey have rallied in defence of a nurse, attacked on a bus in Istanbul this month by a man who reportedl

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Syria: Assad forces tighten grip on Aleppo

Russian-backed Syrian forces seized strategic territory to the north of Aleppo on Saturday, marking the first major ground advance of an offensive to retake rebel-held zones and bring the entire city

Russian-backed Syrian forces seized strategic territory to the north of Aleppo on Saturday, marking the first major ground advance of an offensive to retake rebel-held zones and bring the entire city

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Toddler and a little girl rescued from rubble in Aleppo

Amateur video shows a baby boy and a little girl being rescued from the rubble in Aleppo, after the Syrian city is hit by a wave of heavy air strikes.

Amateur video shows a baby boy and a little girl being rescued from the rubble in Aleppo, after the Syrian city is hit by a wave of heavy air strikes.

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Russian aid reaches Aleppo

Following heavy airstrikes, which killed 90 people, reportedly involving Russian jets, Russian humanitarian aid is being distributed in parts of Aleppo.

Following heavy airstrikes, which killed 90 people, reportedly involving Russian jets, Russian humanitarian aid is being distributed in parts of Aleppo.

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Road rage on Istanbul bus leaves 11 in hospital

The latest example of road rage comes from Turkey, where an argument between a passenger and the driver on an Istanbul bus got out of hand, leaving 11 people…

The latest example of road rage comes from Turkey, where an argument between a passenger and the driver on an Istanbul bus got out of hand, leaving 11 people…