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#Bahrain activist Maryam al-Khawaja released

Maryam Abdulhadi al-Khawaja

Bahrain has released Shia political activist Maryam Abdulhadi al-Khawaja but the charges against her still stand, the Gulf state's interior ministry said in a statement.

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Al-Qaeda-inspired group claims Sinai attack

Egypt's Ansar Beit al-Maqdis armed group has claimed  responsibility for the killing of six policemen in a roadside bomb attack in the western Sinai Peninsula, where security forces frequently clash with rebels.The Sinai-grown group, whose name means "Partisans of Jerusalem", is behind a series of attacks that have largely targeted security forces in response to a deadly government crackdown on supporters of ousted Islamist president Mohamed Morsi.

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Houthi rebels push into Yemeni capital

Thalatheen StreetHouthi rebels have pushed into Yemen's capital Sanaa after clashing with government-allied forces in the city's northwest outskirts.

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'Syrian bombardment kills dozens' in Homs

At least 48 people have been killed in Syrian government air bombardment around a town in the central province of Homs, a monitoring group says.

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Deal reached to rebuild war-ravaged #Gaza

The United Nations, Israel and the Palestinian Authority have reached a stop-gap deal to allow reconstruction work to begin in the war-ravaged Gaza Strip, UN Middle East envoy Robert Serry has said.

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Fresh clashes in #Yemen claim lives

More than 20 people have been killed in fighting between rebels and government-allied tribesmen in northern Yemen in two days.

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#Israel claims mortar fired from #Gaza

The Israeli army says that Palestinians have fired a mortar round into the country in the first such attack since the August 26 ceasefire.

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Obama: US will not fight ground war in #Iraq

Al-AbbadiUS President Barack Obama has said American forces will not fight another ground war in Iraq, a day after a top US general said combat troops might be needed if efforts to defeat the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant fail.

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#Yemen clashes escalate as army shells rebels

Houthi protestersDozens of people have been killed in two days of fighting between Houthi rebels and government-allied forces at the outskirts of the Yemeni capital, sources say.

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Sinai bomb kills Egyptian police officers

A bomb explosion has killed six police officers near the border town of Rafah in Egypt's Sinai Peninsula, in an attack that bore the hallmarks of a local al-Qaeda-inspired group, Egyptian security officials say.

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