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Palestinian teen killed by Israeli forces at protest: Officials | Palestine

The Palestinian health ministry says the boy died after being hit by a bullet in his stomach, but Israel denies use of live...

Normalisation with Israel requires Palestinian state: Saudi FM | Palestine

Prince Faisal bin Farhan quashes speculation that Saudi Arabia may be set to establish full diplomatic ties with Israel.Rome, Italy – Saudi Arabia’s...

Venezuela urges firms to sign trade deals with Turkey, Iran | Latin America News

Venezuela’s government is encouraging private firms to sign import and export deals with companies in Asia and the Middle East as part of...

Bahrain becomes second country to approve Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine | Middle East

The move comes after the UK became the first country in the world to approve the vaccine earlier this week.Bahrain said it had...

Iran to accelerate underground uranium enrichment: IAEA | Middle East

UN nuclear watchdog says Iran plans to install hundreds more advanced uranium-enriching centrifuges at Natanz plant.Iran plans to install hundreds more advanced uranium-enriching...

Lebanon arrests businessman linked to Sarkozy corruption case | France

Lebanese-french businessman Ziad Takieddine is accused of being an intermediary between former Libyan and French leaders.Lebanese authorities have arrested a Lebanese French businessman...

What to expect from Kuwait’s parliamentary election | Middle East

Kuwait is set to hold parliamentary elections across the country on Saturday. The elections come at a time when the wealthy OPEC member state...

Jordan, Israel in rare meeting on Palestinian issue | Jordan

Jordanian FM stressed the creation of an independent Palestinian state was key to ending the conflict with Israel.Jordanian Foreign Minister Ayman Safadi has...

Kuwait says progress made in resolving Saudi-led boycott of Qatar | Qatar

Kuwaiti Foreign Minister Ahmed al-Sabah says there have been “constructive and fruitful discussions” on efforts to achieve reconciliation in the Gulf crisis. The foreign...

Erdogan hopes France ‘gets rid of Macron trouble’ | France

Turkish president hits out at his French counterpart, renewing a war of words between the two leaders.Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Friday...
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Collapse of illegal gold mine in Nicaragua traps at least 10 | Nicaragua

Crews begin work to rescue the miners after an accident in the La Esperanza region.A mudslide in an unlicensed gold mine in Nicaragua...

Likely fake accounts propel China tweet that enraged Australia | Australia

Some of the accounts had already been identified in a data-set of 37,000 Chinese accounts targeting Australia since June.A Chinese official’s tweet of...

Thai king pardons, issues amnesty to tens of thousands in prison | Thailand

At least 30,000 to be pardoned, 200,000 others to receive shorter jail term as the country marks birthday of late King Bhumibol Adulyadej...

Honduras asks US to extend TPS for citizens after hurricanes | United States

About 80,000 Hondurans in the US have Temporary Protected Status, which shields them against removal from the country.Honduras asked the United States on...