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Saudi Arabia releases billionaire Sabih al-Masri

Saudi Arabia releases billionaire Sabih al-Masri

Palestinian billionaire businessman Sabih al-Masri has been released by Saudi authorities following his detention last week. Al-Masri told the Reuters news agency on Sunday that he was treated with “respect” by the…

Thousands of Rohingya ‘killed in crackdown onset’

Thousands of Rohingya ‘killed in crackdown onset’

At least 6,700 Rohingya were killed by Myanmar security forces in one month following a government-led crackdown in the country’s Rakhine state in late August, according to Doctors Without Borders (MSF). The figure, published on…

Muslim leaders reject Trump’s decision on Jerusalem

Muslim leaders reject Trump’s decision on Jerusalem

The Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) has rejected the United States’ decision to recognise Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, the group’s secretary general announced. Yousef al-Othaimeen, speaking on Wednesday at…

Russian suspends diplomatic mission in Yemen’s Sanaa

Russian suspends diplomatic mission in Yemen’s Sanaa

Russia has suspended its diplomatic presence in Yemen, and all its staff have left the country due to the situation in the capital Sanaa, according to official Russian sources. Russia’s RIA news…

‘Beaten’ Palestinian boy in viral photo to face charges

‘Beaten’ Palestinian boy in viral photo to face charges

by Farah Najjar : A 16-year-old Palestinian boy, shown in a photo that has been roundly condemned as symbolising the Israeli army’s use of excessive force, has been accused of throwing…

Putin, Erdogan warn US move risks escalating tensions

Putin, Erdogan warn US move risks escalating tensions

Russian President Vladimir Putin has concluded a whirlwind one-day regional tour with a stop in Turkey, where he joined his Turkish counterpart in criticising a US decision to recognise Jerusalem as…

Anger over US move spreads from Jakarta to Rabat

Anger over US move spreads from Jakarta to Rabat

A wave of anger against a US decision to recognise Jerusalem as Israel’s capital has spread from Asia, through the Middle East, to North Africa, with tens of thousands of people taking to…

Macron calls on Netanyahu to end settlement building

Macron calls on Netanyahu to end settlement building

French President Emmanuel Macron has criticised a US decision to call Jerusalem the capital of Israel, while urging Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to end the construction of illegal settlements. In a joint…

Tense scenes as Palestinians protest against US move

Tense scenes as Palestinians protest against US move

Protests have continued for a fourth day across the occupied West Bank, East Jerusalem and the Gaza Strip following a US decision to declare Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. The demonstrations on Saturday came as Palestinian…

Protests against Trump’s Jerusalem decision turn deadly

Protests against Trump’s Jerusalem decision turn deadly

At least two Palestinians have been killed and hundreds injured as Day of Rage protests continue across the occupied West Bank, East Jerusalem and the Gaza Strip over the US decision to recognise Jerusalem as…