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  1. Spanish citizens arrested in Morocco over cocaine seizure

    Thirteen Spaniards of Moroccan origin arrested over record cocaine seizure that investigators believe landed by boat from…
  2. UN to blacklist Saudi-led coalition for Yemen child deaths

    Saudi-led coalition to return to annual blacklist of child rights’ violators after being removed last year following Saudi threats to cut humanitarian aid to i…
  3. Russia accuses US forces of supporting IS

    Russian military says recent attacks on Syrian regime forces were all made "from a 50-kilometre zone around At-Tanf" where US-led coalition is operating a…
  4. Two Russians appear captured in IS-linked video

    Two handcuffed men shown in video distributed by IS's Amaq news agency have been identified as Russian by their respective paramilitary…
  5. Russian air strike kills at least 20 fleeing Syrian civilians

    Children among those killed while crossing river aboard rafts to escape from fighting in east Syria’s Deir E…
  6. Chemical weapon used in Syria 5 days before Khan Sheikhun

    Samples collected by OPCW prove sarin nerve agent was used in town 25 km south of Khan Sheikhun days before deadly attack that killed at least…
  7. Air strikes kill at least seven in rebel district of Yemen

    Raid on Baqem district in north Yemen kills at least seven, including four children, Huthi media blames attack on Saudi-led…
  8. UNESCO begins choosing new leader

    Troubled UN cultural body, accused of bias in Israeli-Palestinian conflict, begins vetting candidates whose priority would be regaining US…
  9. Turkey hands life sentence to 34 for Erdogan death plot

    Each plotter receives four life sentences for planning assassination of Turkish president at luxury hotel during last year’s failed c…
  10. Putin does not rule out OPEC deal extension

    Russian leader tells energy forum ahead of talks with Saudi that 2016 OPEC deal to reduce output ‘serves the entire global economy well’, suggesting possible ext…
  11. Turkish Cypriots block UN aid convoy to Greek Cypriots

    Move further sours already bad relations between island’s Turks, internationally recognised Greek Cypriot g…
  12. Saudi funds move bolsters crown prince

    New National Development Fund joins industrial, agricultural and social development funds under board headed by Prince Mohammed bin…
  13. Russians Battle Western Sanctions ـ

    Given Russia’s imbalanced economy — heavily dependent on energy income — it seemed an easy target for Western sanctions, but instead Russians have responded by creating new industries, big and small, writes Gilbert Docto…
  14. Suicide bombers kills four in Libya’s Misrata

    Three IS jihadists carry out suicide attack at main court building in Libya’s third largest city, only one successfully d…
  15. UAE cuts inaugural ribbon for date festival

    Date palm farmers get taste for bidding in first ever Liwa City dates auction for trading local produce, shedding light on latest technology in sustainable…
  16. 'I make the decisions': Saudi men react to women driving

    Ultra-conservative Saudi Arabia must tackle entrenched male attitudes towards women drivers before millions take the wheel for first…
  17. Palestinian reconciliation - reasons for hope?

    After a decade of division, are there reasons to believe rival Palestinian factions might finally come…
  18. Erdogan visits Iran as ties warm amid shared fears

    Turkish president visits Iran in sign of improving ties between states who are on opposite sides of Syria conflict but same page on question of…
  19. Iraq forces push into IS bastion Hawija

    Hawija town is among final holdouts from territory in Iraq seized by IS jihadists in…