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Iran: Mass pro-government rallies after days of unrest

State media shows footage of tens of thousands of people rallying in several cities in support of Iranian government.

Pro-government protesters

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Palestinian teen first to be killed by Israel in 2018

Musab Tamimi, 17, shot dead by Israeli forces in a village north of Ramallah, Palestinian health ministry says.

Relatives of slain teen Musab al-Tamimi

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Egypt extends state of emergency for three months

The state of emergency was introduced in April 2017 after 45 people were killed in attacks on churches.

Abdel Fattah al-Sisi

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Formerly detained minister joins Saudi cabinet meeting

Ibrahim al-Assaf was among dozens of senior officials, businessmen and princes who were held in November.

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Iran death toll rises as protests continue

Demonstrations stoked by anger over cost of living continue across the country, claiming at least eight lives overnight.

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Israeli bill makes it harder to divide Jerusalem

Bill stipulates that two-thirds support is needed in Knesset before Israel can relinquish control over any part of city.

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Iran accuses 'enemies' as US seeks emergency UN session

Ayatollah Ali Khamenei says external forces are stirring unrest as number of dead in anti-government rallies increases.

Ayatollah Ali Khamenei

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Turkish army to hire over 40,000 personnel: state media

Ankara has carried out massive purges in the military since the failed coup attempt of July 2016.

The Turkish army

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Anti-government rallies break out in Iran for fifth day

At least 15 people have been reportedly killed and hundreds arrested as protests show no sign of letting up.

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Israel indicts Palestinian teen activist Ahed Tamimi

The 16-year-old was indicted, among others, for assaulting an Israeli soldier and interfering with a soldier's duties.

Ahed Tamimi

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Ahed Tamimi was indicted on 12 charges, including alleged assault, 'incitement' and past instances of stone-throwing.

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