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    China supports two-state solution on Palestinian issue: President Xi

    China supports Palestine in building an independent, full sovereignty state along the 1967 borders with East Jerusalem as its capital, Xi said in his talks with visiting Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas.

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    Israeli Police shoot imam of Al-Aqsa Mosque after prayer

    The spiritual leader of the Al-Aqsa Mosque, Sheikh Ikrima Sabri, was injured Tuesday by a plastic bullet after praying outside the gates of the site, according to Palestinian medical personnel. The imam had just finished

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    US announces new sanctions against Iran

    The United States announced new sanctions against Iran on Tuesday over its ballistic missile programme and what it called Tehran's support for terrorist groups in the Middle East.

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    China losing patience with India, diplomats in Beijing told

    China has conveyed to foreign diplomats in Beijing that troops of the People’s Liberation Army (PLA) have been waiting patiently at the Doklam plateau in a standoff with Indian troops, but will not wait.

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    Raheel Sharif not leading any army in Saudi Arabia:Pak

    While answering questions of lawmakers in the Senate on Tuesday on allowing ex-army chief general (retd) Raheel Sharif to head the Saudi-based alliance of Islamic countries, Adviser to Pak Prime Minister.

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    Why Modi’s Israel visit really matters

    According to Forbes magazine, the state visit was rightly hailed a resounding success by both sides, with India and Israel formalising the multidimensional strategic partnership the two countries have embarked.

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    Iran’s outreach to Iran-i-Saghir

    When the then foreign minister Inder Kumar Gujral was about to undertake an official visit to Iran in 1991, Iranian government conveyed to New Delhi that the minister was not welcome in Tehran.

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    Chinese Media Warn India of All Out War from Kashmir to Sikkim

    In a fresh warning to India on Tuesday, Chinese state media said that China can go on an “all out” confrontation along the entire around 4000-km Line of Actual Control (LAC) that spreads from Ladakh to Kashmir.

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    Pak lifts ban on airing Indian TV serials

    A Pakistani court on Tuesday lifted a ban on the airing of Indian television serials in the country saying "the world has become a global village" and asking how long "unreasonable restrictions" can be imposed, reported.

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    Pak Lawmakers question Raheel Sharif's role in Saudi military alliance

    Adviser to the Prime Minister on Foreign Affairs Sartaj Aziz, speaking on the matter, had told the Senate that the ToRs governing the operations of the Islamic military alliance had not been finalised as yet.

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    Erdogan to visit Qatar and Saudi amid Gulf crisis

    Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan will this month visit Qatar and Saudi Arabia his office announced Tuesday.Erdogan will also visit Kuwait, the main mediator in the Qatar crisis, during his July 23-24 tour.

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    'China doesn't fear war with India'

    China is battle ready and not afraid to go to war with India in an "all-out confrontation" along the entire disputed border, a Chinese daily warned on Tuesday.

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    Iran warn US of 'big risk' if it blacklist IRGC

    A senior commander in Iran's Revolutionary Guards warned the United States on Monday that if it designated the group a terrorist organization and applied new sanctions its action could be perilous for U.S. forces.

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    Egypt Sentences Eight Muslim Brotherhood Members To Death

    Egypt's court, on Monday, sentenced eight members of the Muslim Brotherhood (MB) to death, over an attack on a police station in Damanhour, Beheira, north of Cairo, state-run MENA news agency reported.

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    Arab countries urge FIFA to strip Qatar of 2022 World Cup

    The six Arab countries who last month cut ties with Qatar are reported to have written to world soccer’s governing body FIFA to demand it be stripped of hosting the 2022 World Cup because they consider the Gulf.

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    Salahuddin, Modi and the declining US image

    On June 26, a US State Department notification declared Hizbul Mujahideen (HM) leader Muhammad Yusuf Shah, also known as Syed Salahuddin, a “specially designated global terrorist”.

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    Israel reopens Al Aqsa mosque compound but Muslims refuse to enter

    Israel reopened ultra-sensitive holy site on Sunday, closed after an attack that killed two policemen, but Muslim worshippers were refusing to enter due to new security measures including metal detectors and cameras.

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    India Will Face ‘Embarrassment’ if Troops Not Withdrawn: Xinhua

    Firing a fresh salvo against India over the ongoing standoff at the Sikkim border, China on Saturday said there is ‘no room’ for negotiations and the only solution is the withdrawal of Indian troops.

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    China holds military drill near Indian border

    China’s People’s Liberation Army (PLA) has held “live-fire drills” in Tibet, close to the India’s border in Arunachal, to practice quick movement of troops and destroy enemy aircraft, the state media has said.

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    'UAE arranged for hacking of Qatar sites that led to diplomatic crisis'

    The United Arab Emirates had arranged for the hacking of Qatari government’s social media and news sites in May that led to the diplomatic standoff, The Washington Post reported on Sunday quoting unidentified.

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    India’s SC orders probe into extrajudicial killings in Manipur

    India’s Supreme Court on Friday directed the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) to open an investigation into the alleged extrajudicial killings by the Indian Army, Assam Rifles and police in the insurgency.

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    Al-Quds gunfight kills 3 Palestinians, 2 Israel officers

    A shooting incident in the Old City of Jerusalem al-Quds has left at least three Palestinians and two Israeli police officers dead.The incident took place on Friday morning close to Haram al-Sharif.

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    India rejects China's offer on Kashmir, says ready for dialogue with Pak

    In what could be seen as a virtual snub to China for offering to mediate in the long-pending India-Pakistan issue, including Kashmir, the Modi government said on Thursday its stand of bilaterally resolving

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    When Salim Saved the Day and HM the Dignity of the Indian Home Minister's Office

    Two things will be remembered about the dark Tuesday, July 11 that saw countrywide outrage at Monday night's cowardly attack on a bus (bearing the registration number of Gujarat) full of Amarnath yatris.

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