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Egypt: Abdel Fattah el-Sisi announces reelection bid

President Sisi announced his plan to run for a second term in the presidential election that will take place in March.

Abdel Fattah el-Sisi

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Refugees found frozen in Lebanon near Syria border

Lebanese army says 10 people crossing from Syria into Lebanon die after snowstorm hits border area.

Syria border

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Civilian deaths in 2017 US-led anti-ISIL push 'triple'

Monitor says US-led coalition fighting ISIL in Iraq and Syria killed up to 6,102 civilians in 2017.

Airwars said civilian death toll

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Israel apologises for deadly embassy shooting in Amman

Jordan's foreign ministry says Israel has promised victims' families will be compensated after fatal incident in July.

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One year of Trump: The effect on the Middle East

Is Trump's foreign policy on Israel, Iran and the GCC all that different from previous administrations?

Trump stopped in Saudi Arabia in May

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Qatari royal: Gulf crisis to seize Qatar's wealth

Sheikh Abdullah accuses Saudi and UAE of plotting to take Qatar's wealth by force in an audio recording.

Sheikh Abdullah bin Ali Al Thani

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Qatar-Gulf crisis: All the latest updates

An air, sea and land blockade imposed on Qatar by Saudi Arabia, the UAE, Bahrain and Egypt is now in its sixth month.

Qatar

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Syria threatens to 'destroy' Turkish warplanes

Any Turkish jets or bombers that cross into Syria will be shot down, official says, as Ankara readies Afrin operation.

Kurdish fighters

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HRW: Saudi violating international law in war on Yemen

Saudi-led coalition carried 87 unlawful attacks resulting in nearly 1,000 civilian deaths, says Human Rights Watch.

Malnutrition

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Yusuf al-Qaradawi sentenced to life in prison in Egypt

Doha-based Islamic scholar al-Qaradawi tried in absentia, while eight others were sentenced to death over 2015 violence.

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