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#Bahrain extends custody of rights activist

Maryam al-Khawaja

Bahrain has postponed the trial of prominent human rights activist, Maryam al-Khawaja, and ordered that she remain in custody for an extra 10 days, despite the UN calling for her release.

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Islamic State 'kills second Lebanese captive'

The Islamic State group has claimed to have beheaded a Lebanese soldier it captured in a raid on the Lebanese border town of Arsal last month, the second such murder in just over a week.

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Syrian air raids on IS stronghold kill dozens

Syrian government forces have launched airstrikes in al-Raqqa province, killing at least 50 people, as part of its offensive against the Islamic State group who control the area.

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US launches strikes around Iraq's Haditha Dam

Fighter jetsThe United States has begun carrying out air strikes near Iraq's Haditha Dam which was under threat from Islamic State (IS) fighters, a US defence official has said.

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Abbas warns he may end unity deal with #Hamas

Palestinian President Mahmoud AbbasPalestinian President Mahmoud Abbas has threatened to break off a unity agreement with Hamas if the movement does not allow the government to operate properly in the Gaza Strip.

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Arab League pledges to tackIe Islamic State

Nabil el-ArabyArab foreign ministers meeting in Cairo for an Arab League meeting have vowed to take all necessary measures to combat the Islamic State group while agreeing to cooperate with all international and regional efforts.

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Saudi unveils 900km fence along #Iraq border

Saudi Arabia has unveiled a 900km multi-layered fence along its border with Iraq, as part of efforts to secure the kingdom's vast desert frontiers against infiltrators and smugglers, state media SPA has said.

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Morsi charged with passing documents to #Qatar

Deposed Egyptian president Mohamed Morsi is to be tried on accusations that he handed documents relating to national security to Qatar, the state prosecutor has announced.

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US announces coalition to fight Islamic State

The US has announced that Nato allies have agreed to form a coalition to fight the Islamic State, with Barack Obama stating the group's "savage nihilism" must be confronted.

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#Iran diverts plane carrying US citizens

A charter jet carrying US citizens between Afghanistan's Bagram airbase and Dubai was forced to land in Iran due to "bureacratic issues", a US official has said.

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