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'Israeli missiles' hit military position near Damascus

Syrian state media says air defence forces intercept missiles in raid on army base, blaming Israel for the attack.

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Ahmed Shafiq heads to Egypt after UAE 'deportation'

Shafiq plans to run in the 2018 Egyptian presidential elections, challenging current President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi.

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Palestinians warn Trump against Jerusalem embassy move

US administration told of potential destructive effects of any decision to move US embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem.

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UN seeks $22.5bn for war, humanitarian crises victims

From South Sudan to Syria and from Afghanistan to Yemen, conflict with no end in sight is main cause of human suffering.

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Trump weighs recognising Jerusalem as Israel's capital

Officials say US leader considering recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital but will delay promise to move embassy.

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Saudi Arabia 'intercepts another Houthi missile'

Incident marks the second time in a month that a missile was launched from Yemen towards Saudi Arabia.

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Shoukry: 'No legal reason' restricting Ahmed Shafiq

Foreign minister's remarks follow confusion over whether Egypt's ally UAE has placed a travel ban on Ahmed Shafiq.

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Confusion surrounds Ahmed Shafiq's fate in the UAE

Former Egyptian PM says he is prevented from leaving the UAE, while Emirati minister Gargash says he is free to go.

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Theresa May: Saudi blockade on Yemen must be eased

Flow of commercial supplies into Yemen must be resumed to avert humanitarian catastrophe, British PM tells Saudi royals.

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Syria's besieged areas await winter with trepidation

With living conditions already dire, residents of areas under siege across the country face threat of survival as winter sets in.

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