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Hundreds of rights violations documented in Yemen

Watchdog group finds that attacks by Saudi-led coalition and Houthi rebels killed more than 100 civilians in October.

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Bahrain FM calls on Arab nations to confront Iran

Arab foreign ministers meet in Cairo to condemn Iran's alleged meddling and support for militias in the region.

Arab League summit in Cairo

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Arab League to discuss Iranian 'violations'

At Saudi Arabia's request, Arab foreign ministers are holding an emergency meeting in Cairo.

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Saudi Arabia 'swaps assets for freedom' after arrests

Saudi authorities are making deals with people held in sweeping government crackdown, sources say.

Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman

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Palestinians to suspend US ties if PLO office closed

As US refuses to renew PLO office permit in Washington, officials say they will end contact with Trump administration.

Saeb Erekat

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Egypt opens Rafah for first time under unity deal

The crossing, which is being run by the Palestinian Authority, is expected to remain open for three days.

Palestinians wait for travel permits

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Saad Hariri will be in Lebanon 'by Wednesday'

Absent Lebanese prime minister says he will be back in Beirut to take part in Independence Day events on November 22.

Hariri  in France

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Syrian 'civilians killed' in ISIL attack in Deir Az Zor

Car bombing leaves at least 20 dead and dozens more wounded at site housing displaced families near city of Deir Az Zor.

Deir Az Zor

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Israel 'willing to share' Iran intelligence with Saudi

In an interview with a Saudi website, Israel's army chief of staff Gadi Eisenkot signals closer ties with Riyadh.

Lieutenant-General Gadi Eisenkot

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UN split on Syria chemical-weapons-use inquiry

US and Russia at odds over UN Security Council vote on renewing an inquiry into chemical weapons use in Syria.

Security Council resolutions

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