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Qatar charities and UN sign deals worth $8.5m for Syria

The money will go towards aid workers on the ground in Syria through various UN agencies.

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UK foreign secretary urges dialogue to end Gulf rift

Boris Johnson is currently on a Gulf tour in bid to ease tension between Qatar and four other Arab states.

Boris Johnson

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Qatar's Hamad Port operating 'at full capacity'

Hamad Port chief says nothing changed since start of the Gulf crisis but transit port is now Omani instead of Emirati.

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Muslim youth gather in Istanbul to support Palestine

Youth from 30 countries take part in two-day conference aimed to show solidarity with the Palestinian people.

Palestinian struggle

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Iraqi forces close in on last ISIL fighters in Mosul

Military says it is trying to take control of an area where 100 ISIL fighters remain.

Iraqi military

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Qatar rejects Saudi-led group allegations

Accusations by Saudi Arabia and allies amount to defamation, foreign ministry source says.

Qatar

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UNESCO receives Qatari students' violation report

Rights Committee says 85 violations against Qatari students were committed in UAE, 29 in Saudi Arabia and 25 in Bahrain.

NHRC'S Chairman Ali bin Smaikh Al Marri

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Egypt: 26 soldiers killed in Sinai suicide attack

ISIL claims suicide bombing at army checkpoint near Rafah in northern Sinai.

Sinai

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Saudi-led group vows 'appropriate' measures

Four Arab countries to take 'political, economic and legal measures' after Qatar's refusal to meet their demands.

The Saudi-led bloc

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UNICEF: 10 million Yemeni children need urgent help

Most children in Yemen lack medical care, adequate nutrition, fresh water, sanitation and education, UN body says.

Yemeni children

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