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Egypt's jailed journalists: In numbers

On World Press Freedom Day, jailed journalists continue to pay the price for media crackdowns in Egypt.

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Sandstorm slams Egypt

Raging dust forces prompt closure of major highways in the south.

Sandstorm

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Iran denies Moroccan accusations of supporting Polisario Front

Foreign ministry spokesman reaffirms Tehran's respect for sovereignty of other nations a day after Rabat severed ties.

Nasser Bourita

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Knesset gives power to PM to declare war with single vote backing

The vote amended a law which previously required the whole cabinet to vote on the declaration of war.

Netanyahu and Lieberman

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Iran: Netanyahu's 'lies' aimed at influencing Trump

Tehran's dismissal comes as US calls Netanyahu speech 'compelling' even as EU official says no proof Iran violated deal.

Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif

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Ayatollah Ali Khamenei: US pushing Saudis to confront Iran

Ayatollah Ali Khamenei says American aim is to create regional crisis by instigating 'Muslims to fight against Muslims'.

Ayatollah Ali Khamenei

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Israel's Netanyahu: Iran pursued 'secret nuclear programme'

Netanyahu gives theatrical presentation claiming to show 'conclusive evidence' Iran pursued a secret nuclear programme.

Benjamin Netanyahu

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Syria announces Yarmouk camp evacuation agreement

Evacuation part of wider agreement between Hay'et Tahrir al-Sham and government for surrender of military hardware.

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Pompeo says US 'fully supports Israel's right to defend itself'

In Jordan visit, top US diplomat urges Palestinians to rejoin peace talks, repeats concern about Iran's regional clout.

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MBS: Palestinians should 'accept Trump proposals or shut up'

Saudi crown prince criticises Palestinian leadership, says must accept what US offers or stop complaining, report says.

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Iranian foreign minister says the bloc must take 'more practical strides' to preserve landmark 2015 Iran nuclear deal.

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