Middle East

Gaza ministry removes baby from list of people killed by Israeli army

Authorities investigate death of eight-month-old who ‘had pre-existing condition’ Gaza’s Hamas-run health ministry has said it has removed an eight-month-old ...
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Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas admitted to hospital

President Mahmoud Abbas is in hospital for a third time this week, according to Palestinian media. Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas ...
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UN to launch war crimes investigation into Israeli shootings in Gaza

Gaza: UN to launch war crimes investigation into Israeli forces’ shooting of protesters UN human rights chief slams Israel's 'wholly ...
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Guatemala follows US lead, moves embassy to Jerusalem

Guatemala inaugurated its Israel embassy in Jerusalem on Wednesday, becoming the first country to follow in the footsteps of the ...
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UN human rights body to hold special session on violence in Gaza

Israeli military spokesman admits killings had handed PR victory to Hamas The UN’s top human rights body will hold a ...
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Israeli forces kill dozens of Palestinians at US embassy protests

Deadliest day in Gaza since 2014 war as US holds ceremony to mark opening of diplomatic mission in Jerusalem Israeli ...
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Iran warns US of ‘historic regret’ if nuclear deal collapses

President Hassan Rouhani says Iran will make ‘as many weapons, facilities and missiles as we need’ Tehran has plans to ...
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Israel pulls out of race for seat on UN security council

Three-way contest averted, meaning Germany and Belgium will likely take thetwo available positions on UN’s most powerful body Facing an ...
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Parents forced to watch their children starve to death in Yemen

Yemen civil war: Parents forced to watch their children starve to death as war topples country of 29 million into ...
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US and Israel accuse Palestinian president of antisemitism

Mahmoud Abbas accused of stirring religious hatred in speech blaming Jews’ role in banking for hostility against them. US and ...
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