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Palestinian factions agree on elections in 2018

Preparations to start for presidential, legislative elections by the end of next year, groups decide during Cairo talks.

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Arab nations blockading Qatar expand blacklist

Two Islamic entities, 11 individuals added 'terror list', as nations blockading Qatar claim they are backed by Doha.

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Russia, Iran and Turkey agree to hold 'Syrian congress'

Summit expected to be held in Black Sea resort of Sochi will bring together government and opposition figures.

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Syrian opposition in Riyadh: Assad has to go

Draft resolution of Riyadh meeting says Syrian leader's departure at start of transitional period vital for ending war.

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US warns citizens against travelling to Saudi Arabia

Citizens should 'carefully consider' travel due to 'terrorist' threats and cross-border violence, State Department says.

Ritz-Carlton Hotel

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Floods hit Saudi Arabia

Heavy rains extend across northern parts of the Middle East leading to widespread disruption in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.

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Lebanon's PM Saad Hariri holds off resignation

As Lebanon celebrates 74th Independence Day, Saad Hariri delays his resignation in televised speech from Beirut.

Lebanese PM Saad al-Hariri

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All eyes on Beirut as Saad Hariri returns

Hariri arrives in Beirut for the first time since sudden resignation announced during a visit to Saudi capital, Riyadh.

Saad Hariri

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Qatar warns of 'dark ages' in the Middle East

Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al Thani

Warning of "dark ages" in the Middle East, Qatar's foreign minister on Monday accused its neighbours of perpetuating "drama and discord" as part of a "dangerous game of power".

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Deadly car bombing strikes Iraq's Tuz Khurmatu

Security sources say attack has killed at least 20 people outside the capital.

Iraq's Tuz Khurmatu

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Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu rejects declaration of East Jerusalem as the capital of Palestine.

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