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Attiyah: Qatar will not 'fuel a war' with Iran

Qatari Defence Minister Khalid al-Attiyah says Doha and Tehran have differences but they could be resolved with talks.

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Thunderstorms trigger flooding in Yemen

Yet more misery for residents as heavy rain block roads.

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Syria's Bashar al-Assad to visit North Korea

Assad to make rare international visit in what would be first by a foreign head of state since Kim Jong-un took power.

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UN Security Council rejects US draft resolution on Gaza

UN Security Council resoundingly rejects US-drafted resolution criticising Hamas over recent Gaza violence.

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Egypt's Sisi sworn in for second term in office

Human rights defenders have regularly accused the Egyptian president of violating freedoms and suppressing opponents.

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Israeli forces kill Palestinian in occupied West Bank

Israeli army says man tried to run them over, while witnesses reportedly say he didn't hear commands to stop his vehicle.

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Saudi Arabia reshuffles cabinet with focus on culture

King Salman names a prince linked to the purchase of a Leonardo da Vinci painting of Jesus as culture minister.

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Syrian refugees fear permanent exile over confiscation law

Syrian government pushes legislation that allows seizure of homes left vacant by refugees.

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Houthi official: 'Abu Dhabi is no longer safe'

Houthi spokesperson issues warning amid reported advances by UAE-backed forces on city of Hudaida in western Yemen.

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Syria: US-backed SDF challenges Assad military threats

SDF says Assad's threat of a military confrontation with the group will only bring more 'destruction'.

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Losing Hudaida would weaken Houthi rebels by severing supply lines from Red Sea port city to their stronghold in Sanaa.

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