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Tense scenes as unrest over US Jerusalem move continues

Confrontations and arrests as rallies continue for fourth day after US move to recognise Jerusalem as Israel's capital.

Israeli forces

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Iraqi PM Abadi declares 'end of war against' ISIL

Haider al-Abadi says Iraqi forces have taken 'complete control' over Iraqi-Syria border from the armed group.

Iraqi forces

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US urges Saudis to allow humanitarian aid immediately

US asks Saudi Arabia to facilitate flow of aid into the country where nearly 80 percent of people need aid to survive.

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Gaza: Two dead in Israeli attack amid Jerusalem unrest

Israel carries out air raids after rockets allegedly shot from Gaza were intercepted by the Iron Dome defence system.

At least six children were wounded

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Arrests, clashes as Palestinians continue to protest

The "Day of Rage" protests have continued across the occupied West Bank, East Jerusalem and the Gaza Strip over the US decision to recognise Jerusalem as the capital of Israel.

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Israeli jets strike Gaza amid Jerusalem unrest

Israel targeted the northern Gaza Strip after two rockets allegedly shot from Gaza were intercepted by the Iron Dome.

At least six children were wounded

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Macron: Lebanon must be a stabilising regional force

In joint news conference, French president hails Lebanese prime minister's decision to withdraw resignation.

Paris

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Palestinian official: Pence is not welcome in Palestine

Amid Jerusalem controversy, Palestinians 'will not receive' the US vice president during his scheduled visit this month.

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Trump's Jerusalem decision roundly condemned at UN

Trump's move to recognise Jerusalem as the capital of Israel roundly condemned at emergency session of Security Council.

Nikolay Mladenov

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US to Saudis: Temper actions on Yemen, Qatar, Lebanon

US secretary of state urges kingdom to be 'a bit more measured' and 'thoughtful' in its actions in the Middle East.

Saudi-led military coalition

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