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Qatari Sheikh Abdullah hospitalised in Kuwait

Sheikh Abdullah's health deteriorated due to pressure from the UAE authorities, according to his family.

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Jordanian police raid facility in drug bust

Reported to be the first raid of its kind in the country, Jordanian police seize several tonnes of drug substances.

Jordanian anti-narcotics

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US military: No 'support' for Kurdish YPG in Afrin

US-led coalition forces don't operate in Syria's Kurdish-controlled Afrin after Turkey vows attack, news report says.

Kurdish YPG fighter patrols

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US 'cuts UNRWA funding' by more than half

Trump government holds back $65m of planned $125m package, a move that could prove catastrophic for millions in need.

Palestinian refugees

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New US-backed Syria force: Five things you should know

Here is what you need to know about the US-backed Syria force reportedly in making in the country's northeast.

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Qatari royal's detention in UAE confirmed by his family

Rights committee in Qatar receives complaint by Sheikh Abdullah Al Thani about his arbitrary detention in Abu Dhabi.

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Palestinian leaders reconsider recognition of Israel

Palestine Liberation Organisation reconsiders its recognition of Israel until Israel recognises the State of Palestine.

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Bahrain ruling on Nabeel Rajab jail term condemned

Rights groups warn ailing political activist, who has been in detention since 2016, could spend more years in jail.

Nabeel Rajab

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Turkey bolsters Syria border as US force plan slammed

Armoured vehicles, tanks deployed as Turkey, Syria and Russia attack US-led coalition plan to form 30,000-strong force.

Turkey military reinforcements

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Donald Trump thanks Qatar for combating 'terrorism'

President Trump thanks Qatar's emir for countering 'terrorism and extremism in all forms' during a phone call.

Emir Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani meets US President Donald Trump

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