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    26 killed in Baghdad twin suicide blast

    "Two suicide bombers blew themselves up in Tayyaran Square in central Baghdad," said General Saad Maan, spokesman for the Joint Operations Command, which includes the army and the police.

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    Protesters burn Netanyahu effigy in New Delhi ahead of ‘historic’ visit

    Protesters in the Indian capital denounced Benjamin Netanyahu’s “historic” arrival in India – the first by an Israeli leader in 15 years. People burned an effigy with the PM’s picture, urging him to go back home.

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    Hariri backs Hezbollah despite Saudi pressure

    Speaking to the Wall Street Journal in his first interview with a US newspaper since he withdrew his resignation in December, Hariri dared to defy Saudi Arabia, largely thought to be behind his shock resignation.

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    Iran, the Hejaz railway and the 'ultimate deal'

    An ambitious Israeli cabinet minister, a thrusting Saudi crown prince, a son-in-law of a US president and a long-abandoned railway. Could this be the start of an anti-Iran axis that in a further twist of an extraordinar.

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    US urges citizens to 'reconsider travel' to Pakistan

    The United States on Wednesday unveiled a way to warn its citizens about the dangers of foreign travel, with a four-point safety ranking system for countries and an interactive world map. The new travel system.

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    The various jihads of Mariam Abou Zahab

    In 2008, French scholar Mariam Abou Zahab met Abdullah Anas, a known Algerian Islamist and veteran of the Afghan Jihad, over dinner on the sidelines of a conference in London.

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    1984 anti-Sikh riots: Indian Court reopens 186 cases

    The apex court said it would constitute a fresh three-member SIT, to be headed by a former high court judge, to monitor probe into the cases, that followed the assassination of former prime minister Indira Gandhi in 1984

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    Iran has foiled plot to overthrow system, says Khamenei

    Iran has foiled attempts by its foreign enemies to turn legitimate protests into an insurgency to overthrow the Islamic Republic, supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said on Tuesday.

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    ISIS declares war on Hamas after Trump's Jerusalem move

    The Egyptian branch of ISIS has declared war on Palestinian terrorist group Hamas for failing to stop Donald Trump declaring Jerusalem as Israel's capital.

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    Saudi outrage over Israeli scout uniform 'invasion'

    Saudis criticised what they said was a "Zionist invasion" of Saudi Arabia, while others said it was a result of a push by the Saudi crown prince, Mohammed bin Salman, to normalise relations with Israel.

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    India reverses order on national anthem at theatres

    India's Supreme Court has reversed an earlier order that mandated theatres to play the national anthem before film screenings to instil "a sense of committed patriotism and nationalism" in citizens.

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    Tapes Hint At Arab Leaders’ Acceptance Of Trumps Jerusalem Decision

    As President Trump moved last month to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, an Egyptian intelligence officer quietly placed phone calls to the hosts of several influential talk shows in Egypt.

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    What do December demonstrations mean in Iran?

    Dec. 30 in the domestic political calendar of the Islamic Republic of Iran is the reminder of two different demonstrations, one in 2009 and now those in 2017. The recent demonstrations in various provinces.

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    Iran FM warns neighbours, says they seeking unrest in Iran

    Iran's foreign minister on Monday warned neighbouring countries over fomenting insecurity in Iran in a reference to anti-government protests that have roiled the country over the past two weeks.

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    Personal data of a billion Indians sold online for $8, report claims

    India on Thursday began investigating a report that access to its database of the identity details of more than 1 billion citizens was being sold for just $8 on social media, in what could be one of the giant.

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    Indian caste protests hit Mumbai

    One member of the Dalit — formerly known as the "untouchable" — caste, was killed in a Mumbai's Maharashtra state on Monday during a ceremony to commemorate a 200-year-old battle.

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    Iran deploys Revolutionary Guards to quell ‘sedition’

    Iran’s elite Revolu­tio­nary Guards have deployed forces to three provinces to put down an eruption of anti-government unrest after six days of protests that have rattled the clerical leadership and left 21 people dead.

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    Huge pro-government rallies in Iran as protests die down

    Tens of thousands gathered across Iran Wednesday in a massive show of strength for the government after days of deadly unrest, with state television showing vast crowds marching through several cities.

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    Riyadh’s use of anti-terror laws against activists deplored

    United Nati­ons human rights experts deplored Saudi Arabia’s continued use of counterterrorism and security-related laws against human rights defenders, and urged the release of all those detained for.

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    Indian state leaves 13 million citizens off register,fear grips Muslims

    Around 13 million people living in northeastern India’s largest state have been left off a controversial draft list of citizens released on Monday by authorities, who are under pressure to identify.

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    My Daughter, These Are Tears of Struggle

    This night too, like all the nights since dozens of soldiers raided our home in the middle of the night, my wife Nariman, my 16-year-old daughter Ahed and Ahed’s cousin Nur will spend behind bars.

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    US-Saudi-Israeli Hopes From Iran Protests Are Misplaced: Analyst

    Hopes that the unrest could trigger regime collapse, voiced openly in the US and Israel, appear premature. But any real or imagined weakening of the Iranian government’s grip could presage a dangerous

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    There's something different about these Iran protests

    In a matter of days, protests in Iran have quickly spread across the country, taking the government by surprise and leaving analysts and pundits alike confused. Part of the reason many have been caught

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    Israeli jets, tanks launch fresh attacks against Gaza

    Israeli military aircraft and battle tanks have carried out a series of attacks on the besieged Gaza Strip amid rising tensions in the occupied territories over US President Donald Trump's decision to.

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