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Storm carries massive rubbish pile to shores of Lebanon

Anger erupts as rubbish washes ashore in stark reminder of the rubbish crisis the country has endured for years.

rubbish pile

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UAE military instructed not to escalate row with Qatar

Emirati military official also told reporters UAE military aircraft would fly other routes to avoid interception.

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Egypt presidential hopeful halts campaign after arrest

Sami Anan has suspended his campaign for president of Egypt only hours after he was arrested by the army.

Sami Anan

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Turkey battles YPG 'on two fronts' in Syria's Afrin

Troops take control of 11 Kurdish positions in Syria's northwestern region of Afrin, according to Turkish media.

Turkey's military

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Tougher screening for Middle East cargo flights to US

Flights originating from Saudi Arabia, UAE, Qatar, Jordan, and Egypt will have to undergo extra screening.

Qatar Airways

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Arab MPs ejected after protesting Pence Knesset speech

Palestinian politicians stage a protest against US decision to declare Jerusalem as the capital of Israel.

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UAE 'annexes Oman territory' on new Louvre museum map

Louvre Abu Dhabi Museum publishes new map showing Musandam as part of the UAE, in addition to omitting Qatar entirely.

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Gaza under commercial strike amid worsening conditions

Private sector in Gaza Strip calls for a six-hour strike to protest living conditions amid ongoing blockade.

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UAE-backed group vows to 'overthrow' Yemen's government

South Yemen separatists, backed by the UAE, declare a state of emergency and vow to topple Yemen's government.

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Mike Pence: US embassy to open in Jerusalem in 2019

Scuffles erupt as Mike Pence tells the Knesset recognising Jerusalem as Israel's capital chooses 'fact over fiction'.

Mike Pence and Benjamin Netanyahu

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