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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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Qatar's beIN off-air in UAE amid bootlegging allegations

BeIN, which owns exclusive rights to the World Cup, said its channels are being pirated across the region.

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Turkey and US agree on plan to remove YPG from Syria's Manbij

Ankara says NATO allies decided on a timetable and method for withdrawal of Kurdish fighters from the city.

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Saudi Arabia issues first driving licences to women

Ten women swap foreign licences for Saudi ones, weeks before kingdom removes a controversial ban on female motorists.

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