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Yemeni President Abd Rabbuh Mansur Hadi has left his refuge in Aden under Saudi protection and arrived in Saudi Arabia's capital Riyadh, officials say,...

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Oil prices rose by almost 6% after Saudi Arabia and its allies launched air strikes on Houthi rebel targets in Yemen. Saudi Arabia is the...

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Israel has denied allegations that it spied on talks between Iran and the US over Iran's nuclear program. The claims, reported in the Wall Street...

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A rare Red Sea shark attack has killed a German tourist at an Egyptian resort, police say. The shark reportedly bit off the 52-year-old man's...

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The US is withdrawing its troops from al-Anad air base in Yemen because of increasing insecurity there, Yemeni sources say. About 100 troops, including Special...

Global Trade Peaking in Africa by Way of the Middle East

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As the world economy becomes more globalized, developed nations are starting to look at those that are less wealthy as prime places to trade...

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Benjamin Netanyahu has won a fourth term as Israel’s prime minister after his right-wing Likud Party has won a surprise victory in the country's...

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Israel's ruling party Likud and the opposition Zionist Union are neck-and-neck in the country's general election, according to exit polls. Estimates by two Israeli broadcasters...

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Nearly six million Israelis are expected to polls to vote for a new parliament on March 17. The new elections are expected to be a...

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Saddam Hussein’s tomb has been almost completely destroyed in fighting near Tikrit, Iraq. Footage filmed by the Associated Press shows that all that remains standing...

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The plans of Egypt's new administrative and business capital have been revealed on a new website. According to the website, the city on the outskirts...

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ISIS militants have posted a new video appearing to show the killing of an Israeli Arab man whom they accused of being a spy. In...

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ISIS militants have begun destroying the ruins of the ancient city of Hatra in Iraq, Kurdish sources say. Hatra was founded in the days of...

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ISIS has sparked an international outrage after bulldozing the ancient Assyrian city of Nimrud in Iraq. On March 5, ISIS - which controls swathes of...

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Iraqi troops have retaken some districts around Tikrit in their fight to recapture the city from Islamic State (ISIS). A force of about 30,000 soldiers...

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ISIS has released 19 of an estimated 220 members of an Assyrian Christian community kidnapped in north-eastern Syria, activists say. The Syrian Observatory for Human...

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Islamic State (ISIS) militants have destroyed historic artefacts at a Mosul museum in Iraq. The head of the UN agency for culture, UNESCO, has said...

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According to new reports, there are more members of an Assyrian Christian community in north-eastern Syria were abducted by ISIS militants than at first...

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At least 90 Assyrian Christians have been kidnapped by ISIS militants from villages in north-eastern Syria, activists say. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights reported...

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The Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) and the Palestinian National Authority (PNA) are liable for six attacks in Israel between 2002 and 2004, a New...

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Jerusalem Mayor Nir Barkat has wrestled to the ground a Palestinian suspected of stabbing an ultra-Orthodox Jewish man in a scene caught by a...

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Egyptian pro-democracy activist Alaa Abdel Fattah has been jailed for five years for breaking a protest law and assaulting a policeman. The blogger was previously...

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A Turkish military convoy have entered into northern Syria and evacuated a historic Ottoman tomb and the soldiers guarding it. Turkey’s PM Ahmet Davutoglu said...

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A fire has swept through Dubai’s Torch Tower skyscraper, one of the tallest residential buildings in the world. Strong winds helped the blaze to spread...

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Damascus has agreed to halt its aerial bombardment of Aleppo for six weeks for a trial ceasefire, UN envoy to Syria Staffan de Mistura...