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Palestinian prime minister in 'historic visit' to Gaza

After a decade of divide, the Palestinian Authority is expected to take over the administration of the Gaza Strip.

People gather as the convoy of Palestinian Prime Minister

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Coordinated bombing strikes Syria's Damascus

'Terrorist explosion' in al-Midan area kills more than 10 people, including civilians and police, in continued violence.

Damascus neighbourhoods

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Iran's Zarif to visit Qatar amid Gulf crisis

Tehran's foreign minister arrives in Doha as the months-long blockade by four Arab nations grinds on.

Iran's Foreign Minister Zarif

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Kurds' vote a step towards Mideast partition: Hezbollah

Hassan Nasrallah described Kurdish referendum last week as part of an American-Israeli plot to carve up the Middle East.

Hassan Nasrallah

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Who are the Kurds?

Living throughout the Middle East, millions of Kurdish people are pursuing recognition and autonomy.

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Syria monitor: 28 civilians killed in Idlib

Four children among the dead in overnight aerial attacks on a town in northwestern Idlib province, UK-based SOHR says.

Air raids on Idlib

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Iran and Iraq to hold joint border drills

Military exercises to take place near Iran's border with Iraqi Kurdistan in response to 'illegitimate' referendum.

joint drills

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Waiting in the wings: Dubai's autonomous flying taxis

Pilot-less helicopter taxis are being readied in the Gulf emirate and could help free its heavily clogged highways.

flying taxis

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Iraqi forces plan takeover of Kurdish region's borders

With help of Iran and Turkey, Iraq's defence ministry says the government will take control of Kurdish regional borders.

Monday's poll

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UN agrees to send war crimes investigators to Yemen

Yemeni delegation accepts the resolution that was passed in a compromise between Western powers and Arab countries.

The cholera outbreak in Yemen

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