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US-trained Iraqi army unit 'linked to Mosul war crimes'

Human Rights Watch urges US to suspend all support for Iraqi army division pending probe into alleged executions.

Mosul war

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Al Jazeera slams Netanyahu bid to shut Jerusalem office

Doha-based outlet says Israel leader's defamatory claims are latest episode of 'ongoing viscous attack' against network.

Al Jazeera's offices in Jerusalem

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Dubai bans Arabian Business for one month over report

Arabian Business report on liquidation of dozens of failed real-estate projects deleted from website and apology posted.

Arabian Business

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Families in Sanaa demand release of 'prisoners of war'

Protesters call for ICRC intervention in securing freedom for those held in UAE-run prison network and Houthi-run jails.

Yemen conflict

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Saudi-led coalition blamed for deaths off Yemen coast

UN investigators point finger at coalition helicopters for attack on Somali refugee boat in March that killed 42 people.

Hodeidah port

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ECJ rules Hamas to remain on 'terror' list

Ruling comes after lower court said in 2014 that Palestinian group should be removed over lack of legal arguments.

Hamas senior leader Ismail Haniya

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ECJ to rule on Hamas 'terror' listing

Ruling comes after lower European court said Palestinian group should be removed from 'terror' list in December 2014.

Hamas senior leader Ismail Haniya

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US navy fires warning shots near Iranian ship

US patrol ship fires shots in front of Iranian vessel in the Gulf after it came too close, say US officials.

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Qatar says new terror list 'disappointing surprise

Move by Saudi-led group boycotting Qatar to add names to 'terrorist' list is baseless, communications director says.

individuals

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Amnesty: Saudi should stop 'bloody execution spree

Rights groups urge kingdom to halt executions of 14 men, reporting that at least 66 have been beheaded so far this year.

Muslim scholar Nimr al-Nimr

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