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Turkey sacks 18,500 state employees over alleged 'terror' links

More than 8,998 police officers and 3,077 army soldiers among public employees dismissed by emergency decree.

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Lebanese woman sentenced to eight years for 'insulting' Egypt

Tourist Mona el-Mazbouh complained about sexual harassment in profanity-laced video, with Egyptians responding in kind.

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Israel denies Swedish peace activist entry to Palestine

Benjamin Ladraa trekked for 11 months from Sweden to Palestine to raise awareness of the ongoing Israeli occupation.

Benjamin Ladraa

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Iran summons Dutch envoy over deportation of two diplomats

Tehran calls move 'unfriendly and unconstructive' and says that it reserves the right to reciprocate.

Bahram Qasemi

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Turkish MPs sworn in; Yildirim nominated as parliament speaker

Six-hundred parliamentarians from five political parties take oaths following last month's elections.

President Erdogan

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Two Philippine women abducted in Iraq

Police open investigation after incident on road linking Baghdad Erbil.

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Iran hangs eight ISIL members over 2017 attack on Tehran

Tehran says those executed were directly involved in the June 7 assault that killed at least 18 people in the city.

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France: Cockpit fire likely caused 2016 EgyptAir crash

French conclusion contradicts Egypt's assessment, which found elements of explosives, suggesting it was a malicious act.

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Syrian girl who used tuna cans for legs receives prosthetic limb

Doctor says the eight-year-old, whose plight touched the world, 'will walk' after she receives free prosthetic limbs.

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Interim OPCW report finds proof of chlorine used in Syria's Douma

Preliminary analysis by global chemical weapons watchdog says chlorine was found in two locations in Douma.

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