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Israel has thwarted a planned attack by the Palestinian group Hamas on Jerusalem's biggest football stadium, arresting 30 suspected militants commanded from Turkey, security services say.
CAIRO - Agence France-Presse
Egypt reopened the Rafah border crossing with Gaza on Nov. 26 for the first time since its closure in late October after a bombing in the Sinai Peninsula, officials said.
TEHRAN - Agence France-Presse
Supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said Tuesday that Iran would not sink "to its knees" over its disputed nuclear programme, his first comment since a missed deadline for a deal.
JERUSALEM - Agence France-Presse
Israel on Nov. revoked the residency rights of the widow of a Palestinian who carried out a deadly attack on a Jerusalem synagogue, drawing condemnation from human rights groups.
BEIRUT - Agence France-Presse
Kurdish fighters gained ground from jihadists of the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) in fierce battles in the Syrian town of Kobane overnight, a monitoring group said on Nov. 24.
At least 95 people were killed in Syrian regime air strikes on the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL)'s self-proclaimed capital Raqa on Nov. 26, a monitoring group said in a new toll.
TEL AVIV - Agence France-Presse
'Being black is bad enough. If the Israelis hear us speaking Arabic as well, it gets difficult,' jokes Mo-Yassin
Syrian regime air raids on Raqa city, which the Islamic State jihadist group has proclaimed as its capital, killed at least 23 civilians on Nov. 25, a monitoring group said.
BEIRUT - The Associated Press
'This is not a marginal phenomenon. This is something that is being observed and seems to be part of the strategy of the group, says Leila Zerrougui, the UN special representative for children in armed conflict
Some 230 Peshmerga forces of Iraq’s Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) have been trained by Turkish soldiers so far in northern Iraq, a senior Turkish Foreign Ministry official has told the Hürriyet Daily News.
A British-Iranian woman controversially jailed months ago in Tehran after trying to attend a men's volleyball match was released on bail Nov. 23 pending an appeal court verdict, her family said.
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