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King Abdullah demands Israel put embassy guard on trial

Kingdom seeks to question guard who has returned to Israel after dispute that left two Jordanian citizens dead.

Israeli embassy in Amman

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Palestinian killed after alleged stabbing attempt

Palestinian shot dead north of Hebron after reportedly trying to stab Israeli soldiers, army says.

West Bank city of Bethlehem

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Israeli settlers occupy Palestinian home in Hebron

Tensions grow after around 100 Israeli settlers forcibly take over a Palestinian home in the flash point city of Hebron.

Israeli settlers

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Palestinian dies as Israel restricts al-Aqsa access

Young protester succumbs to wounds after being shot by Israeli forces, as police renew ban on men under 50 at holy site.

Palestinian territories

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Five things you need to know about al-Aqsa

Amid growing tensions at al-Aqsa Mosque compound, MWC News explains why the holy site is a flashpoint.

al-Aqsa Mosque

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HRW seeks information on Saudi Arabia's Nayef

In letter to government, rights group seeks clarification on reports of restrictions on movements of Mohammad bin Nayef.

Mohammad bin Nayef

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Islamic Waqf gives go ahead for prayers at al-Aqsa

Israel removes barricades and surveillance equipment around holy site after two weeks of protests by Palestinians.

al-Aqsa Mosque compound

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Palestinians met with tear gas upon return to al-Aqsa

More than 100 injured as Israeli forces fire tear gas on worshippers re-entering holy after two weeks of protests.

Palestinians had gathered at al-Aqsa

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Israel removes more al-Aqsa security installations

Palestinians rejoice as new restrictions at entrance of holy site, including metal railings, are removed after protests.

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US-trained Iraqi army unit 'linked to Mosul war crimes'

Human Rights Watch urges US to suspend all support for Iraqi army division pending probe into alleged executions.

Mosul war

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UN demands more humanitarian access to Yemen

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UN: Saudi coalition attacks kill many children in Yemen

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Ibrahim Halawa enters fifth year in Egyptian prison

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Yemen's Houthi rebels arrest activist Hisham al-Omeisy

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Saudi King Salman invites Qatar pilgrims to Hajj

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Hamas guard killed in suicide bombing in southern Gaza

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