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Violence Against Rohingya 'May' Constitute Genocide: UK Report

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The violence targeting Myanmar’s Muslim minority “amounts to ethnic cleansing,” a U.K. parliament report has stated.

'The Decision Will Never Steal the Arabic Identity of Jerusalem': Jordan Protests Continue

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The country's professional associations on Sunday held a protest to condemn and reject U.S. President Donald Trump's decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel.

Violent? We Aren't the Ones Carrying Arms: Lebanese Protester at US Embassy

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Over 1,000 protesters gathered outside the U.S. Embassy in Lebanon; They chanted slogans and burned tires and trash; Security forces used tear gas and water cannons to subdue the crowd; 57 people were treated in the field and eight were…

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Qatar Signs $8 Billion Fighter Jet Deal With UK

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Qatar on Sunday signed an agreement with the United Kingdom to purchase 24 Eurofighter Typhoon fighter jets, according to Qatar's Defense Ministry.

Global Arms Sales Increase After 5 Years of Decline

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2016 saw the first increase in arms sales since 2010; There was a 1.9 percent increase from 2015 to 2016; American companies accounted for 58 percent of all weapons sales; Brazil, India, South Korea and Turkey are "emerging producers" of…

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'I Could No Longer Tolerate the Blood': Being a Paramedic Under ISIS in Raqqa

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When Ahmed began nursing school in Raqqa in 2009, he never imagined that just a few years later he would be working as a paramedic in ISIS’s former capital in Syria.

Sunday, Dec 10

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Sexual Violence Against Syrian Males Revealed in UNHCR Study

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UNHCR conducted a study on sexual violence against Syrian men and boys; 19.5 to 27 percent of respondents reported sexual harassment as boys; 30 to 40 percent of men in a focus group in Jordan experienced sexual violence while in detention…

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Opinion: Jerusalem is Part of Jordan’s Collective Identity & that Identity is Under Attack

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What can be said that hasn’t been said already? The Arab masses feel betrayed. After years of escalating and persistent thrashing from all powers in punishment for this region’s so-called Arab Spring, the leader of the free world and some…

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Erdogan Calls Israel an 'Occupying State, a Terrorist State'

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President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Sunday declared the U.S. recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital “null and void.”

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Could China Become the Next Target of Global Terror?

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There are Chinese jihadist sepratists in Syria; They pose a direct security threat to China; China's response has been to crack down on Uyghur Muslims in China; Its short-sighted strategy may end up backfiring, endagering the country…

Palestinian Artists Threaten to Declare Washington the Capital of Native Americans

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Away from the burning of tires, American flags and U.S. President Donald Trump's pictures, hundreds of artists expressed their solidarity with Jerusalem in their own way on Sunday.

5-Year-Old Palestinian Girl Rushed to Hospital After Being Hit by Israeli Army Vehicle

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A 5-year-old Palestinian child was injured Sunday after being struck by an Israeli military vehicle in the West Bank city of Hebron, according to the Palestinian Red Crescent.

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Israel Destroys Hamas Tunnel from Gaza into Territory

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The Israeli army destroyed a large Hamas tunnel into Israeli territory from Khan Younis in the Gaza Strip, IDF Spokesman Brig-Gen. Ronen Manelis announced on Sunday.

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Bahraini Delegation Reportedly in Israel to Deliver Message from King

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A Bahraini delegation was sent to Israel upon orders from King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa; The delegation visited Jerusalem's Old City; It reportedly delivered a "message of peace and brotherhood" to Israel; The Bahraini monarch has…

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Demonstrators Against US in Lebanon Suppressed with Tear Gas

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Demonstrations near the U.S. Embassy Sunday erupted into violent clashes, as protesters took to the streets denounce U.S. President Donald Trump's decision to recognize occupied Jerusalem as the capital of Israel.

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'Get Out Netanyahu': Thousands of Israelis March Against Corruption

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Thousands of people gathered for a second week to protest Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu over alleged corruption on Saturday evening in Tel-Aviv.

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Trump's Move is a 'Breach of International Law': Arab League

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The Arab League, from Egypt's capital Cairo, condemned late Saturday U.S. President Donald Trump’s decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital.

Saturday, Dec 9

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Lebanese PM Hariri Condemns Iraqi Militia Leader’s ‘Illegal’ Visit to Israel Border

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Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri Saturday blasted the apparent visit to south Lebanon by an Iraqi militia leader.

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Iraq ‘Totally Liberated’ From ISIS, Says Prime Minister Abadi

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Iraqi forces have regained full control of the country’s border with Syria, Iraqi Prime Minister Haidar al-Abadi said Saturday.

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2 Palestinians Killed, 250 Injured in Clashes with Israeli Troops

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Israeli troops killed at least two Palestinian protester as clashes escalated over U.S. President Donald Trump's declaration of Jerusalem as Israel's capital.

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Dozens Injured in Israeli Strikes on Gaza

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Dozens of Palestinians were injured Friday after Israeli forces struck two locations in the Gaza strip, according to the Palestinian Ministry of Health.

Friday, Dec 8

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Violent Clashes Between Palestinians and Israeli Troops as Protests Continue

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Hundreds of Palestinian protesters clashed Friday with Israeli security forces in the West Bank cities of Hebron, Bethlehem and Ramallah while thousands protested following midday prayers, in a show of rage over the Trump administration's…

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Settlers Accompanied by Israeli Army Converge on Palestinian Town

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Hundreds of Jewish settlers -- accompanied by Israeli army troops -- converged on the Palestinian village of Kasra on Friday morning in the Israeli-occupied West Bank, according to Palestinian eyewitnesses.

'Day of Rage' in Jordan Over Trump's Jerusalem Embassy Move

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The largest opposition group in Jordan, the Muslim Brotherhood, has called for wide protests across the Kingdom in response to the U.S. decision to recognise Jerusalem as the capital of Israel.

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Saudi-backed Yemeni Forces Take Key Military Camp from Houthis

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Government forces, backed by the Saudi-led coalition, pushed Houthis from a military camp in the province of Hodeida, a day after taking control of Khokha region, military commanders said on Friday.

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Travel Warnings for U.S. Citizens in Egypt, Sudan

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The U.S. Embassy in Khartoum on Thursday issued a travel warning for Americans living in Sudan to “avoid areas of demonstrations, and exercise caution if in the vicinity of any large gatherings, protests, or demonstrations.”

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The Women at the Vanguard of Saving Syria's Cultural and Culinary Heritage

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Women have more active roles than ever in preserving Syria’s heritage sites; Many are working to ensure their culture and traditions live on despite years of war; Some women focused on documenting and preserving Syria’s culinary traditions…

Thursday, Dec 7

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Trump's Jerusalem Move Vetoed the US Out of Peace Negotiations: Q&A with Journalist Daoud Kuttab

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On Wednesday, U.S. President Donald Trump made a historic announcement that is predicted to alter the political landscape of the Palestinian-Israeli negotiations.

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Feature: The Chinese Jihadist Separatists Fighting in Syria

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Thousands of Chinese jihadist separatists are fighting in Syria; Fighting against Assad, the group seeks to raise its global profile and amplify its anti-China campaign; The Turkistan Islamic Party (TIP) has received little to no media…