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Saudi and UAE move to end standoff in Yemen's Aden

UAE-backed separatists took over Yemeni government buildings but Saudis and Emiratis insist that they have same goal.

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Turkish court overturns Taner Kilic release ruling

Taner Kilic, head of Amnesty International Turkey, has been ordered to stay in pre-trial detention.

Amnesty's Taner Kilic

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Qatar 'ready to participate' in US-GCC summit

Qatar's foreign minister says any solution to Gulf crisis must be based on principles of equality between GCC nations.

Qatar's foreign minister

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Iran says Jerusalem 'unchangeable' capital of Palestine

Officials say they will 'confront' any attempt to change status of the Holy City as Palestinian capital.

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UN urged to implement findings on Qatar blockade

NHRC urges immediate implementation of UN report that found Saudi-led blockade on Qatar was 'without legal basis'.

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AJSC ranked fifth for research in MENA

Al Jazeera Centre for Studies, the network's research arm, climbed seven positions to rank 141 out of 7,815 think-tanks.

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EU pledges $53m to help build Palestinian state

The EU urged the US not to go it alone in any effort to make peace between Israel and the Palestinians.

Ine Marie Eriksen Soreide and Federica Mogherini

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Hamas: US decision on Ismail Haniya 'will not deter us'

Hamas rejects US decision to place the group's political chief Ismail Haniya on global "terror list".

Ismail Haniya

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UN: 40,000 displaced Yemenis without aid in Aden

UN says it has been unable to distribute aid to refugees since southern separatists overran most of the coastal city.

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At least six Palestinians killed since start of 2018

Israeli use of excessive force unlikely to decline in months ahead, a Ramallah-based rights organisation says.

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Saudi Arabia urges 'fundamental change in Iranian regime' as Tehran's foreign minister calls foes 'US client states'.

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