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UN Jerusalem resolution: How each country voted

A country breakdown of the General Assembly vote rejecting US decision to recognise Jerusalem as Israel's capital.

UN Jerusalem resolution

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Turkey summons UAE envoy after Ottoman insult retweet

Row over UAE foreign minister retweet insulting Ottoman governor of Medina escalates with Turkey summoning UAE envoy.

Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan

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CPJ: Iraq, Syria, deadliest countries for journalists

US-based NGO records 42 journalist deaths in 2017, at least 15 of which took place in Iraq, Syria.

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HRW calls for UN to sanction Saudi crown prince

Rights group says plaudits Mohammed bin Salman received for reforms are undeserved as human rights violations continue.

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Bahrain warns against challenging US over 'side issues'

Khalid al-Khalifa says it is unhelpful to 'pick fights' over 'side issues', which many interpret as Jerusalem reference.

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Al Jazeera demands Egypt release reporter held for year

Egypt's actions against Mahmoud Hussein are in 'clear and blatant violation of his basic human rights', network says.

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Qatar's blockade in 2017, day by day developments

Six months ago, an air, sea and land blockade was imposed on Qatar by neighbouring countries.

blockade

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Erdogan: Mr Trump, Turkey's democracy is not for sale

"You cannot buy Turkey's democratic will with your dollars," Erdogan tells Trump, ahead of UN vote on Jerusalem issue.

Jerusalem decision

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Number of cholera cases in Yemen hits one million

Red Cross says more than 80 percent of population lack adequate access to food, clean water, and healthcare.

contaminated water

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Saudi-led coalition air raids 'kill 11 Yemen civilians'

Women and children among the dead after air raid follow the downing of a Houthi-rebel missile targeting Riyadh.

Saudi-led coalition air raids

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People allegedly paid to attend meeting on sanctioning Qatar, organised by the Saudi-led bloc in Munich.

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