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  1. Tunisian PM booed out of town hall meet

    Youssef Chahed booed off stage of town hall meeting in southeastern region rocked by protests over unemployment, corruption, marginalisation of country's…
  2. London police arrest ‘terror act’ knifeman by parliament

    Police swarm, pin down manarmed with knives metres away from London’s Houses of Parliament on suspicionof ‘instigation of actsof ter…
  3. Two Saudi soldiers killed in rocket attack near Yemen border

    Simultaneous land mine, rocketattack kills two Saudi soldiers patrolling border with war-torn country…
  4. German soldier plots attack under refugee disguise

    Suspect from ‘xenophobicbackground’ arrested on suspicion of planning gun attack whilst pretending tobe Syrian refugee in hope of pinning blame on for…
  5. Russian spy ship sinks off Turkish coast

    Navy spy ship suffers collision inBlack Sea possibly due to poor visibility before sinking, all 78 people onboard rescued by Turkish…
  6. 10 dead after strikes on rebel-held hospitals in Syria

    Third time in less than one week that medical facilities in Idlib province, controlled by rebels, has been hit in air…
  7. Turkey’s AKP to hold special congress readmitting Erdogan

    Ruling Justice and DevelopmentParty sets May 21 date for extraordinary congress marking readmission of partyco-founder President Erdogan after his referendum…
  8. EU reviews Libya request for naval equipment

    EU says reviewing Libyan request for naval equipment as doubts grow over effectiveness of UN-backed government's coastguard in dealing with migrant flows to…
  9. Jail terms over death of Moroccan fishmonger

    Seven people sentenced to between five and eight months in prison after manslaughter trial of 11 people over gruesome death of…
  10. UN appoints Syrian Olympic swimmer as ambassador

    Teenager Mardini signed up as Goodwill Ambassador after her inspiring story offleeing war-torn Syria to becoming Olympic…
  11. Bahraini activist on hunger strike behind bars

    Khawaja on hunger strike sinceApril 12 to protest ‘arbitrary detention and degrading treatment’ in Bahrainijails while serving life sentence for plotting to topple ruling mon…
  12. Qatar says Energy prices rebalancing after OPEC accord

    Qatar's energy minister praises OPEC members for their adherence to a "successful" November deal to cut…
  13. Calls on Saudi social media for jobless protest

    Under the hashtag "Unemployed rally April 30", several Saudi Twitter users posted calls for demonstrations outside government employment offices on…
  14. Tunisian coastguards no match for high-speed smugglers

    Smugglers using ‘new anddangerous’ high-performance vessels to zip people, drugs across Strait ofSicily as Tunisian coastguards struggle to keep up…
  15. US wants 'strong, democratic' Turkey: ambassador

    Relations between US, Turkey were bedevilled during Obama presidency by disputes over Syria, failed July 15 coup, although Ankara is hopeful for better ties under…
  16. Iraq forces retake town of Hatra from IS

    Iraqi forces flush IS militants out of town of Hatra after reclaiming nearby UNESCO-listed ancient…
  17. Israeli tank trades shots with Hamas in Gaza

    Israeli tank fires at Hamasposition in response to shots from Gaza at IDF forces carrying out…
  18. Syria says France 'hiding truth' about chemical attack

    Damascus dismisses French intelligence report 'proving' that Assad regime was responsible for suspected chemical attack on April…
  19. Palestinians strike in support of protesting prisoners

    ‘Unprecedented’ general strike in West Bank as Palestinians show solidarity with prisoners on hunger strike for 11 days in Israeli jai…
  20. NATO chief warns Turkey to respect ‘rule of law’

    Stoltenberg urges Turkey to fully respect legal process when prosecuting thoseresponsible for failed coup attempt after more than 1,000 arrested inlatest…