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Iran arrests 29 women for not wearing hijab in protests

Women removed their headscarves in public in protest of Iran's compulsory law.

Iranian police officers detain a woman

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US accuses Syria of chemical weapons use in East Ghouta

State Department says it is 'very concerned' as volunteer White Helmets group claims children among those suffocated.

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Saudi-led coalition killed 68 children in Yemen: UN

Leaked UN report says Saudi-led coalition is responsible for the deaths of scores of Yemeni children since last summer.

Eleven children were killed

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How the internet 'punishes' Palestinians

Tech giants Google, Airbnb and PayPal accused of shaping false narratives with policies in Palestinian territories.

PayPal, Google and Airbnb

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Saudi and UAE move to end standoff in Yemen's Aden

UAE-backed separatists took over Yemeni government buildings but Saudis and Emiratis insist that they have same goal.

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Turkish court overturns Taner Kilic release ruling

Taner Kilic, head of Amnesty International Turkey, has been ordered to stay in pre-trial detention.

Amnesty's Taner Kilic

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Qatar 'ready to participate' in US-GCC summit

Qatar's foreign minister says any solution to Gulf crisis must be based on principles of equality between GCC nations.

Qatar's foreign minister

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Iran says Jerusalem 'unchangeable' capital of Palestine

Officials say they will 'confront' any attempt to change status of the Holy City as Palestinian capital.

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UN urged to implement findings on Qatar blockade

NHRC urges immediate implementation of UN report that found Saudi-led blockade on Qatar was 'without legal basis'.

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AJSC ranked fifth for research in MENA

Al Jazeera Centre for Studies, the network's research arm, climbed seven positions to rank 141 out of 7,815 think-tanks.

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