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Senior Saudi prince Miteb released from detention

Miteb bin Abdullah was fired from his post and put in detention three weeks ago as part of 'anti-corruption purge'.

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Kuwait 'to host' GCC summit in December

The annual Gulf Cooperation Council summit will be held on December 5-6 in Kuwait City, a diplomatic source has said.

GCC

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UN: Syrian government agrees to Eastern Ghouta truce

UN envoy says Syria has agreed to Russian proposal for ceasefire in rebel-held Eastern Ghouta after days of bombardment.

Staffan de Mistura, UN envoy to Syria

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Hariri: What happened in Saudi stays in Saudi

In an interview with a French news channel, Hariri says his time in Saudi will remain undisclosed.

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Fatah: Disarmament of Hamas not on dialogue table

Spokesperson for Palestinian faction says 'weapons of resistance' is a red line amid ongoing reconciliation process.

Hamas

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De Mistura: Assad team not 'confirmed' for Geneva talks

Assad delegation yet to confirm attendance in Geneva talks, UN envoy says, amid ongoing bombardment of Eastern Ghouta.

Staffan De Mistura

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Saudi anti-terrorism summit panned on social media

Use of clip of Palestinian fighter at Islamic Coalition against Terrorism conference in Riyadh stirs social media storm.

Palestinian fighting Israeli forces

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Syria: 80 people killed in just over 24 hours

Suspected Russian and Syrian warplanes target the east and south of the country, despite de-escalation agreement.

Eastern Ghouta assault

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Wheat aid arrives in blockaded Yemen amid famine fears

Ship carrying 25,000 tonnes of desperately needed wheat docks in the Houthi-held port of Saleef in western Yemen.

Children protest against the Saudi-led coalition

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Erdogan pledges new plan to protect women from violence

Government has dealt 20,000 cases of abuse against women, Erdogan says, and perpetrators will be punished with new laws.

Istanbul

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