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Mahmoud Abbas slams Trump over 'slap of the century'

PA leader says the US president's decision to recognise Jerusalem as Israel's capital will never be accepted.

PLO council meeting

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Palestinian unity in doubt before summit on Jerusalem

Hamas, Islamic Jihad to skip event, raising questions about how to proceed with campaign for statehood.

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US cannot undermine Iran nuclear deal: Rouhani

Statement from Iranian president comes days after Trump threatened to withdraw if landmark agreement is not amended.

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Turkey to launch imminent Syria operation against YPG

Turkish forces hit Syrian Kurd militia with artillery fire as President Erdogan vows attack on YPG-controlled Afrin.

YPG fighters

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Car bomb blast in Lebanon's Sidon wounds Hamas member

Mohammed Hamdan suffers leg injury after a bomb planted in his car detonates in southern Lebanese city of Sidon.

car bomb explosion

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Qatari royal 'held against his will in the UAE'

Sheikh Abdullah bin Ali Al Thani in video on social media saying he is being treated as a 'prisoner' in Abu Dhabi.

Sheikh Abdullah bin Ali Al Thani

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Iran rejects Trump's call for changes to nuclear deal

Iranian foreign ministry says it will not accept any changes to nuclear deal after Trump's latest threat to withdraw.

Mohammad Javad Zarif

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Palestinian protesters demand Ahed Tamimi's release

Hundreds rally in occupied West Bank to demand Israel releases 16-year-old who was arrested a month ago with her mother.

Ahed Tamimi's release

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Syria's Ghouta: 'Nearly 180 killed' in two weeks

Monitor says 51 children among those killed in 15 days of Syrian and Russian air raids on rebel-held district.

Eastern Ghouta

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Saudi accused of rights abuses in Yemen civilian deaths

UN panel found that a night market and five residential buildings were among the targets of the Saudi-led coalition.

civilian deaths

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Jordanian king meets with Mike Pence in Amman, in a visit that comes after US named Jerusalem as Israeli capital.

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