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ECJ to rule on Hamas 'terror' listing

Ruling comes after lower European court said Palestinian group should be removed from 'terror' list in December 2014.

Hamas senior leader Ismail Haniya

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US navy fires warning shots near Iranian ship

US patrol ship fires shots in front of Iranian vessel in the Gulf after it came too close, say US officials.

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Qatar says new terror list 'disappointing surprise

Move by Saudi-led group boycotting Qatar to add names to 'terrorist' list is baseless, communications director says.

individuals

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Amnesty: Saudi should stop 'bloody execution spree

Rights groups urge kingdom to halt executions of 14 men, reporting that at least 66 have been beheaded so far this year.

Muslim scholar Nimr al-Nimr

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Air attacks, shelling kill civilians in Syria's Raqqa

At least 18 civilians killed and 50 wounded by air attacks and shelling on ISIL's encircled stronghold, say activists.

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Egypt jails scores for life over 2011 protests

Defendants were charged with rioting, vandalism and attacking police during protests in December 2011.

2011 protests

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Palestine envoy to UN: Al-Aqsa crisis at tipping point

Riyad Mansour urges Security Council to protect Palestinians and their holy sites from Israel's 'destructive agenda'.

Riyad Mansour

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Israel removes metal detectors from al-Aqsa compound

Palestinians continue to protest as mosque official says move does not fulfill Muslims' demands to remove CCTV cameras.

al-Aqsa Mosque

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UN envoy: al-Aqsa crisis must be resolved by Friday

UN envoy warns of "catastrophic costs" if al-Aqsa Mosque compound crisis is not resolved swiftly.

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Erdogan: Era of bowing to Western pressure is over

Turkish president accuses West of manipulating with his country, saying he will not back down in feud with Germany.

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan

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Lebanese army begins offensive against ISIL on border

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Israel kills Palestinian teen after 'stabbing attempt'

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Yousef al-Otaiba berates Saudi in leaked emails

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Thousands flee ahead of Tal Afar ground invasion

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UN demands more humanitarian access to Yemen

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UN: Saudi coalition attacks kill many children in Yemen

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Military says it is not coordinating with Syrian army regarding operations against ISIL near Ras Baalbek.

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