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London Conference To Discuss 'Crisis In Saudi Arabia'

A conference in the UK aims to assess the recent political tensions in Saudi Arabia in the wake of a major anti-corruption crackdown.

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Hamas: Mossad Assassinated Tunisian Drone-Team Member

Hamas has blamed the Israeli national intelligence agency Mossad for the assassination of one of its Tunisian members after conducting an 11-month-long investigation.

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Senior Chinese Envoy Heads To North Korea Amid Chill In Ties

BEIJING  — China was preparing to dispatch its highest-level envoy to North Korea in two years on Friday in a bid to improve chilly relations, after President Donald Trump last week urged Beijing to use its influence to convince Pyongyang to cease its nuclear weapons program.

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Hondurans In US Live In Limbo Amid TPS Uncertainty

For Belinda Osorio Hanzman, being forced to return to San Pedro Sula in Honduras would mean leaving behind her two US-born children.

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How Has Islamophobia Changed Over The Past 20 Years?

London, England - Anti-Muslim hatred has become more pervasive and entrenched in the UK, compared with 20 years ago, according to a report by the think tank that catapulted the term "Islamophobia" in 1997.

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Egypt's Former Security Chief Advising Saudi Crackdown

Egypt's feared former security chief is reportedly advising Saudi Arabia's crown prince amid mass arrests of the kingdom's elite and allegations of physical abuse during their detention.

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Super Junior's Kangin Physically Assaults Girlfriend, Police Called In

KUALA LUMPUR: South Korean singer and actor Kangin was reported to have assaulted his girlfriend at a pub at 4.30am today.

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Trading Accounts Frozen In Ongoing Saudi Round-Up

Trading accounts of Saudis accused of corruption have been frozen, according to a news report, as fears grow among the kingdom's wealthy that offshore bank accounts could also be locked.

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Zimbabwe's Opposition Leader Demands Civilian Rule

Harare, Zimbabwe - The leader Zimbabwe's largest opposition alliance has called on the world's oldest sitting president to voluntarily step aside as the country entered its second day of a military takeover.

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Israel 'Willing To Share' Iran Intelligence With Saudis

A prominent Saudi website has published an unprecedented interview with Israel's army chief of staff, signalling closer cooperation between the two countries against regional rival, Iran.

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