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  • Saudis sent "clean-up" team to Turkey after Khashoggi killing

    Saudi Arabia sends a two-man "clean-up team" to erase evidence of journalist Jamal Khashoggi's killing a week after he disappears at the Saudi consulate in Istanbul, a Turkish official says, calling it a sign top Saudi officials knew of the crime.

  • Sons of Khashoggi appeal for return of his body

    The sons of slain Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi issues an appeal for the return of their father's body and said they want to return to Saudi Arabia to bury him.

  • A rare good news from Gaza

    The lights are going back on in the Gaza Strip, in a rare piece of positive news from the blockaded Palestinian enclave.

  • Opposition chief gets life in jail in Bahrain

    Bahrain sentenced the head of the country's Shia opposition movement to life in prison yesterday for spying for rival Gulf state Qatar in a

  • 'I won't survive'

    Seventy-year-old Heidar Fekri has been selling industrial equipment from his small store in a Tehran bazaar since before the revolution, but for the first time he is not sure he can survive.

  • Yemen 'living hell' for children: UN

    Conflict-ravaged Yemen has become a "living hell" for children with thousands dying every year from malnutrition and easily preventable

  • Egypt kills 19 jihadist linked to Copt attack

    Nineteen suspected jihadists linked to a deadly attack on Coptic Christians in central Egypt have been killed in a shootout with police,

  • 'Insider attack' kills US soldier in Kabul

    One US soldier was killed and another wounded in an "apparent insider attack" in Kabul yesterday, Nato said. The attacker was killed by

  • Ghani seeks re-election

    Afghan President Ashraf Ghani will seek re-election in 2019, his office said yesterday, as potential rivals begin jockeying for the country's

  • UN chief calls for halt to violence

    UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Friday called for a halt to violence in Yemen to pull the country back from a "precipice" and