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  1. Iran avenges Tehran attack by targeting jihadists in Syria

    Tehran fires six missiles into IS territory in Syria as ‘revenge’ forrecent twin attacks on home soil, whilst sending firm message to regionalrivals, Was…
  2. Russia freezes US military hotline after downing of Syrian plane

    Moscow accuses Washington of failing to warn Russia before downing Syrian plane, ‘ends cooperation’ with US-led coa…
  3. Israel begins reducing power supplies to Gaza

    Jewish state begins to reduce electricity supplies to coastal enclave byeight megawatts after PA said they would no longer be paying…
  4. Turkish troops arrive in Qatar for joint training

    Joint drills aim to raise ‘Qatari and Turkish fighting efficiency’ in fight against extremism as Gulf diplomatic crisis enters its third wee…
  5. Emirati minister warns Qatar isolation could ‘last years’

    Gargash tells journalists that Qatar diplomatic isolation could last years, solution could not be brokered until it abandons support for ‘extremist I…
  6. Jordan embarks on aggressive anti-smoking campaign

    Almost 50% of under 18 and 29% of the adult population in Jordan are…
  7. Air raid on Yemen market kills 24

    Saudi-led coalition airstrikes kill 24 in Mashnaq market known for Qat trafficking, stimulant plant illegal in…
  8. Netanyahu laments Palestinian praises for attackers

    Israeli PM calls for end to payments to families of attackers after two Palestinians open fire on Jewish officers, Fatah allegedly hails murderers as…
  9. Taking sides with Qatar could adversely affect Islamist foreign policy

    Turkey faces increasing isolation in the region and has seen its influence waning over the conflicts in Syria and in…
  10. Two faces of Ramadan: Over-consumption for some, scarcity for others ـ

    In Tunis, Beirut, Dubai, Manama, Istanbul and other major cities, the display of lavishness and over-consumption contends with the bitter reality of poverty, displacement and conflict, writes Iman…
  11. Al-Jazeera Twitter account temporarily 'suspended'

    Twitter briefly suspends account for Al-Jazeera's main Arabic channel; investigation taking place to determine…
  12. Gated compounds keep the rich away from Cairo's chaos

    With widening wealth gap, Egypt's rich can escape chaos in their gated compounds with health clubs, golf courses, man-made…
  13. Iraqis hunt for their cars in devastated Mosul

    Among mounds of charred skeletons of vehicles, Iraqis search in vain for their family car in post-IS…
  14. Saudi-Qatar row puts Syria rebels in tricky position

    Six years after Sunni-ruled monarchies sided with Syrian protesters against dictator Assad, rebellion has been plagued by rivalries between Riyadh,…
  15. Palestinians deny IS claim of Jerusalem attack

    Palestinian resistance groups dismiss claim of responsibility by IS for attack in east Jerusalem in which police officer was fatally…