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Iraq orders recount of all 11 million votes from May 12 election

Parliament orders a manual recount of all ballots and sacks electoral commission members who oversaw the process.

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Egypt PM resigns after President Sisi sworn into office

The move is in line with the political tradition that government should resign at start of new presidential term.

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Iraq bans election commission members from travelling abroad

Citing 'dangerous violations,' authorities cancel ballots of overseas and displaced voters in last month's election.

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Egypt renews detention of Al Jazeera's Mahmoud Hussein

Al Jazeera journalist has now been detained for 502 days in Egypt without charge.

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YPG confirms withdrawal from Syria's Manbij after Turkey-US deal

The move, long sought by Turkey, comes after top diplomats discussed the armed group's Syrian presence in Washington DC.

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Qatari FM dismisses reported Saudi threats over S-400 deal

Foreign Minister Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al Thani says purchase of military equipment is a 'sovereign decision'.

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Omar al-Razzaz appointed Jordan's new PM amid protests

Former World Bank economist al-Razzaz has been tasked with forming new government and conducting review of tax system.

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Javad Zarif: World must stand up to US 'bullying'

Trump abandoned nuclear deal arguing he wants to rein in Iran's support for proxies in Syria, Iraq, Yemen, and Lebanon.

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Iran seeks boosting uranium enrichment within nuclear deal limits

Tehran says it will inform the UN nuclear watchdog on Tuesday of its plan to increase capacity to produce uranium.

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Amnesty: US-led coalition's Raqqa offensive killed hundreds

Amnesty calls on the coalition to investigate violations and civilian killings during military offensive to remove ISIL.

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