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Saudi Arabia 'seeks Iraq's help' to mend ties with Iran

Iraqi PM reportedly asked to lead Saudi mediation with Iran, which has welcomed initiative, according to TV station.

Salman

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Seven White Helmets medics killed in Syria's Idlib

Armed attackers stormed the Sarmin office of the Syrian paramedic group that is active in opposition-controlled areas.

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Saudi Arabia and UAE 'tried to host' Taliban first

Fighter turned mediator dismisses Saudi bloc's criticism of Qatar for hosting Afghan group's office as 'bewildering'.

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Iran boosts budget for missiles, Revolutionary Guards

Citing recent US sanctions and 'adventurism', Tehran plans to bolster its ballistic missile system as tensions rise.

Tehran's ballistic missile programme

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World's oldest man and Holocaust survivor dies at 113

Israel Kristal's wife and two children were killed by the Nazis in Auschwitz during World War II.

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Yemen's blood bank faces threat of closure within days

War-torn country may be hit by new humanitarian disaster as depleted blood bank treats some 3,000 Yemenis a month.

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UN rules out taking control of Sanaa airport

World body puts responsibility for protection of civilians and their access to aid on the parties to the conflict.

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Rights groups question Palestine's electronic crime law

Anyone found guilty of acts online that disturb 'social harmony' faces up to 15 years of hard labour under the new law.

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas

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Displaced Syrians heading home in larger numbers: IOM

IOM says over 600,000 Syrians set off for their cities and villages in first seven months of 2017 amid new displacement.

al-Ruhaiba

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Air raids kill 'PKK fighters' in Turkey, northern Iraq

At least nine fighters killed in separate attacks in southeastern Turkey and northern Iraq, government officials say.

Turkish security forces

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Iran and Afghanistan top 2017 Basel AML Index

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Actors, writers quit White House committee over Trump

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Kian Loyd Delos Santos, 17, killed in drug crackdown

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Steve Bannon out as Trump's top strategist: White House

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Floods affect 16 million in Nepal, India and Bangladesh

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Suspected al-Shabab attackers behead 3 in Kenya's Lamu

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