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#Lebanon parliament fails to elect president

Lebanon's parliament has failed to elect a new president, in what is set to be a prolonged saga closely linked to Syria's upcoming election in June, political analysts say.

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Syrian 'internal opposition' figure to run

Syrian state media has reported a member of the People's Assembly has registered as a challenger to Bashar al-Assad in the upcoming presidential election.

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US to deliver Apache helicopters to #Egypt

The US is to deliver 10 Apache attack helicopters to Egypt, relaxing a suspension of aid imposed after the military removed Mohamed Morsi from the presidency last year.

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#Qatar criticised for domestic workers' abuse

Amnesty International, the UK-based human-rights group, has accused Qatar for failing to protect migrant domestic workers, saying they are exposed to a greater extent of abuse than construction workers and are trapped by employers.

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Palestinian factions to form unity government

Palestinian leaders in Gaza reach agreement to form a national unity governmentA meeting of Palestinian leaders in Gaza has reached a milestone reconciliation pact that will see rival Palestinian groups form a national consensus government in five weeks - after seven years of operating under separate administrations.

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Palestine warns Israel against talks failure

Peace talks were revived last July after nearly a three-year hiatus [AFP]Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas has said that Israel must take on Palestinian governance if peace talks with Tel Aviv fail.

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Trial of Al Jazeera journalists resumes

Three Al Jazeera English journalists have appeared in a court in Egypt for a sixth time, accused of spreading news and belonging to the outlawed Muslim Brotherhood.

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US to examine #Syria chlorine-attack claim

The US has indications that a toxic chemical, probably chlorine, was used in Syria this month and is examining whether the Syrian government was responsible, according to the US State Department.

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Rival Palestinian factions to meet in Gaza

The West Bank delegation is expected to meet with Hamas Prime Minister Ismail Haniyeh on Tuesday [Reuters]A delegation sent by Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas is set to arrive in the Gaza Strip for a new round of Palestinian reconciliation talks with rival political faction Hamas.

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#Iran to start cutting petrol subsidies

Iran will start cutting petrol subsidies this week, an official said on Monday, a move that will test President Hassan Rouhani's public support as higher petrol prices add to inflation in a country already squeezed by economic sanctions.

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