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#Hamas buries commanders killed by #Israel

Palestinians took to the streetsThousands of Palestinians took to the streets as funerals were held for three Hamas commanders killed in the latest round of Israeli air raids in the Gaza Strip that left a total of 29 Palestinians dead.

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Houthis push into Yemeni capital amid rallies

Thousands of Shia Houthi rebels have further strengthened their positions in the Yemeni capital, as their supporters gathered on the outskirts of Sanaa to demand an end to fuel price rises and for the government to step down.

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#Israel kills three top #Hamas commanders

grandfather of three Palestinian childrenIsraeli aircraft have killed three top Hamas commanders in southern Gaza, inflicting a heavy blow on the movement's armed wing after failing to kill its top military chief.

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US bombs Islamic State fighters in north #Iraq

Mosul damUS jets and drones have attacked fighters loyal to the Islamic State group positioned around the Mosul dam in northern Iraq, after US President Barack Obama vowed to end the "cancer" of the group.

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Rights group says surge in Saudi beheadings

King AbdullahAt least 19 people have been beheaded in Saudi Arabia this month for offences including drug smuggling and sorcery, according to Human Rights Watch (HRW).

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Egyptian court convicts Israeli for spying

An Egyptian court has convicted a Jordanian and an Israeli of spying on Egyptian officials and security deployments, according to the country's state news agency.

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Sides trade blame over #Gaza truce breakdown

Mohammed DeifIsrael has said rocket fire from Gaza has "made continuation of talks impossible," trading blame with Palestinian negotiators over the collapse of the ceasefire.

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Family of #Hamas military chief buried in Gaza

Mohammed Deif's babySeveral thousand mourners have joined the funeral procession for the wife and baby son of Hamas' military commander Mohammed Deif.

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Top Kurdish minister rejoins Iraqi government

Hoshiyar ZebariA Kurdish minister who suspended his participation in the government of outgoing prime minister Nouri al-Maliki has rejoined the administration, in an apparent sign of reconciliation in the politically fractured country.

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#Iran minister dismissal deals blow to Rouhani

President Hassan RouhaniIranian politicians have dismissed the country's science minister over his alleged support for pro-Western voices at universities, dealing a blow to moderate President Hassan Rouhani.

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