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Al Jazeera journalist held in Egypt despite full pre-trial term

Mahmoud Hussein's lawyer calls for the 51-year-old's release following more than 18 months of detention in Cairo.

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Qatar blockade case to appear before UN's highest court

Qatar says the blockade has violated human rights of nationals of both Qatar and the United Arab Emirates.

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UN: Saudi coalition behind 51 percent of Yemeni child casualties

A UN report says 370 children out of a total of 552 were killed in 2017 by airstrikes carried out by the coalition.

Artist Haifa Subay

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UN calls on member states to support UNRWA amid funding shortages

Head of Palestinian refugee agency says more than $250m needed to support millions of people following US aid cuts.

UNRWA director Pierre Krahenbuhl

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Syria says Israeli missiles attack near Damascus airport

Syrian state media says two missiles came down near the Damascus airport while Israeli military declines to comment.

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Four Arab states 'support US plan' for peace in the Middle East

Arab officials interviewed by Israel Hayom daily confirm to Kushner their countries' support for 'deal of the century'.

King Abdullah II, right, receives White House adviser, Jared Kushner

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Profile: Recep Tayyip Erdogan

In power since 2002, Erdogan has now taken part in 14 elections including two presidential votes, and won them all.

Recep Tayyip Erdogan

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Saudi says two Houthi missiles intercepted over Riyadh

Yemen's Houthis have fired series of missiles in recent months in retaliation to air raids by Saudi-Emirati coalition.

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Turkey Elections 2018: All the latest updates

Citing unofficial results, president gives victory speech and says AK Party-led alliance has won parliamentary vote.

Supporters of Erdogan

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PA: US 'working hard' to topple Mahmoud Abbas

Palestinian leaders react with fury after Jared Kushner questions Palestinian president's ability to make peace deal.

Saeb Erekat

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