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Uri Avnery, first Israeli to meet Arafat, dies at 94

    Uri Avnery, first Israeli to meet Arafat, dies at 94

Uri Avnery, a left-wing peace activist who in 1982 became the first prominent Israeli to meet in public with Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat, died on Monday in a Tel Aviv

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Pope vows no more cover ups in letter to all Catholics on sexual abuse

    Pope vows no more cover ups in letter to all Catholics on sexual abuse

Pope Francis, facing simultaneous clergy sexual abuse crises in several countries, on Monday wrote an unprecedented letter to all the world’s Catholics asking each of them to help uproot “this

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Troubled United left to work their way out of their mess

    Troubled United left to work their way out of their mess

After a close-season of discontent, Manchester United’s dismal performance in their 3-2 defeat by Brighton & Hove Albion on Sunday only intensified the chorus of criticism. But with the transfer

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Mali’s top court confirms Keita as presidential election winner

    Mali’s top court confirms Keita as presidential election winner

Mali’s constitutional court on Monday confirmed President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita’s re-election in a run-off ballot, rejecting fraud accusations by the opposition candidate. The decision clears the way for Keita to

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Afghanistan announces Muslim Eid holiday ceasefire with Taliban

    Afghanistan announces Muslim Eid holiday ceasefire with Taliban

Afghan President Ashraf Ghani announced a ceasefire with Taliban insurgents from Monday to mark the Muslim Eid al-Adha holiday, days after fighting in the central city of Ghazni and a

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Muslims begin annual haj pilgrimage amid heavy rains

    Muslims begin annual haj pilgrimage amid heavy rains

As more than 2 million pilgrims from around the world braved stormy weather in Saudi Arabia on Sunday to begin the annual haj ritual, the country’s health minister said there

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Yemeni forces within striking distance of Hodeidah, protecting civilian life top priority

    Yemeni forces within striking distance of Hodeidah, protecting civilian life top priority

HODEIDAH,  – The joint Yemeni Resistance Forces, backed by the Arab Coalition fighting on behalf of the internationally recognised government in Yemen, are within striking distance of Hodeidah. A Yemeni

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President Putin says everything must be done for refugees to return to Syria

    President Putin says everything must be done for refugees to return to Syria

Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Saturday that everything must be done for Syrian refugees to return to their conflict-torn country. Speaking ahead of talks with German Chancellor Angela Merkel

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Israeli Police Again Question PM on Corruption Allegations

    Israeli Police Again Question PM on Corruption Allegations

JERUSALEM — Israeli police are again questioning Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu as part of their investigations into corruption allegations. Two police vehicles arrived on Friday at Netanyahu’s residence while protesters

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Egypt putting the final touches to the long-term Hamas-Israel truce

    Egypt putting the final touches to the long-term Hamas-Israel truce

CAIRO (Reuters) – Egypt is finalising details of a long-term truce deal between Israel and Hamas in the Gaza Strip, an Egyptian security source said on Thursday, amid easing tensions

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U.N. agency says schools for Palestinian refugees to open on time despite U.S. cut

    U.N. agency says schools for Palestinian refugees to open on time despite U.S. cut

GAZA (Reuters) – Schools teaching half a million Palestinian refugees will reopen across the Middle East as planned later this month, a U.N. agency said on Thursday, despite funding cuts

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Israeli defence contractor Elbit Systems second-quarter profit, revenue rise

    Israeli defence contractor Elbit Systems second-quarter profit, revenue rise

TEL AVIV (Reuters) – Israeli defence electronics firm Elbit  Systems reported on Thursday higher second-quarter net profit and revenue, boosted by an acquisition, its cybersecurity business, and sales of airborne

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