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Erdogan wants Istanbul trial over ‘planned’ Khashoggi murder

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan

Turkish President Erdogan calls on Saudis to put Khashoggi murder suspects on trial in Istanbul Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said journalist Jamal Khashoggi “was murdered in a ferocious manner” in a “planned incident,” laying out a timeline of events from the moment Saudis arrived in Istanbul. “Jamal Khashoggi was the victim of a ferocious murder,” Erdogan said, adding that ... Read More »

Gaza remembers Razan al-Najjar, nurse killed by Israeli forces

Gaza remembers Razan Najjar, nurse shot dead at Israel border

Thousands of Palestinians participate in the funeral of  Razan al-Najjar, nurse killed by Israeli forces Thousands of Palestinians, many dressed in white medical uniforms, took part on Saturday in the funeral of a nurse who was shot dead at the Israel-Gaza border. Razan al-Najjar is known to the world as the 21-year-old Palestinian medical nurse shot dead by an Israeli sniper during protests ... Read More »

Careem admits to data breach, affecting 14 million users

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Ride-sharing platform Careem says hit by cyber attack with data of up to 14 million users stolen Careem, Middle East’s popular ride-hailing app, was hit by a cyber attack that compromised the data of 14 million users, the company confirmed in a blog post. The company learned of the breach, in which access was gained to a computer system that ... Read More »

Israeli youth refuse to serve in Army in protest against Palestine occupation

Israeli youth refuse to serve in Army in protest against Palestine occupation

Dozens of Israeli youth sign letter saying: ‘We Won’t Take Part in Occupation’ Israeli youth has sent a letter to country’s leaders including Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman, Education Minister Naftali Bennet and Chief of Israel Defense Forces Lt. Gen Gadi Eisenkot declaring their refusal to serve in Army in protest against Palestine occupation The letter, published in one ... Read More »

Trump recognizes Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, sparking anger across Muslim world

It is time to officially recognise Jerusalem as the capital of Israel,’ says Trump US President Donald Trump on Wednesday reversed decades of U.S. policy and recognized Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, imperilling Middle East peace efforts and upsetting the Arab world and Western allies alike. Speaking in the White House’s Diplomatic Reception Room, Trump also announced his plan ... Read More »

At least 235 killed in terror attack on mosque in Egypt

Dozens were killed and injured in a bombing and gun attack targeting worshippers at this mosque. STR / EPA

At least 235 people killed and another 109 injured in the attack on a mosque in Egypt’s North Sinai region Gunmen attacked a crowded mosque in Egypt’s restive North Sinai province on Friday, killing at least 235 people in one of the country’s deadliest attacks in recent memory, state media reported. Another 109 people were injured, the official MENA news agency ... Read More »

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