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Qatar Airways expected to access new flight routes

Officials discuss contingency air routes amid GCC rift with UN aviation agency's governing council in Montreal.

Qatar Airways

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Thousands to be evacuated from Lebanon-Syria border

Under a deal between Hezbollah and Syrian opposition groups, 9,000 fighters and their relatives will return to Syria.

Hezbollah ambulances

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Qatar denies Arab states’ air corridor claim

Qatar says reports that Saudi-led group would allow Qatari planes to use air corridors in emergencies are false.

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Iraq's Muqtada al-Sadr makes rare Saudi visit

'Discussions of common interest' held in Jeddah during influential Shia leader's first visit to the kindgom since 2006.

Muqtada al-Sadr, Mohammed bin Salman

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Qatar rebuts Saudi 'Hajj politicisation' claim

Foreign minister says there has been no suggestion by any Qatari official about internationalising the pilgrimage issue.

Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al Thani

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Israeli court upholds soldier's manslaughter conviction

Court stood by decision to sentence demoted soldier Elor Azaria to 18 months in prison for killing wounded Palestinian.

Sgt. Elor Azaria, an army combat medic

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Saudi-led bloc 'cannot shrink list of demands on Qatar'

Top officials from main countries boycotting Qatar meet in Bahrain to reiterate demand that Doha 'stops funding terror'.

Manama

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Houthis claim attack on UAE ship off Yemen's west coast

Saudi Arabia's state news agency confirms Houthi rebels used explosives-laden boat to hit pier near Mocha port.

Sanaa

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Iran's missile programme to continue 'with full power'

Tehran remains defiant as it seeks 'an appropriate reaction' to US sanctions against Iran's ballistic missile tests.

missile programme

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Iran, US trade blame over naval incident

US fires warning flares at 'unresponsive' Iranian vessels in an incident that Iran says was unprovoked.

US Navy's Bahrain-based 5th Fleet

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