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Belgium seeks to label products from Israeli settlements
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Belgium seeks to label products from Israeli settlements

Wednesday, 30 July 2014 10:46 AM

Official said the non-binding recommendation has nothing to do with escalating conflict between Israel and Palestinian militants in the Gaza Strip

Turkey arrests 11 more police for spying on Prime Minister
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Turkey arrests 11 more police for spying on Prime Minister

Wednesday, 30 July 2014 10:44 AM

Trial centres on accusations they used wiretaps to spy on Tayyip Erdogan and his inner circle

UAE rulers gather to celebrate Eid
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UAE rulers gather to celebrate Eid

Wednesday, 30 July 2014 10:08 AM

Dubai’s Sheikh Mohammed received leaders from across the seven emirates

Update: 43 Palestinians killed as Israel pounds Gaza on Wednesday
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Update: 43 Palestinians killed as Israel pounds Gaza on Wednesday

Wednesday, 30 July 2014 8:15 AM

More than 1,245 Palestinians killed, 56 on Israeli side

Iran leader calls Israel 'rabid dog', urges arms for Palestinians
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Iran leader calls Israel 'rabid dog', urges arms for Palestinians

Tuesday, 29 July 2014 10:13 AM

Ayatollah Ali Khamenei speaks out as more than 1,000 Gazans die in 22 days of fighting between Israel and Palestinian militants

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Nearly 200 firms violate Bahrain's summer work ban
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Nearly 200 firms violate Bahrain's summer work ban

Tuesday, 29 July 2014 10:07 AM

Labour Ministry says 192 construction companies allow labourers to work between midday and 4pm

UN Security Council calls for humanitarian ceasefire in Gaza
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UN Security Council calls for humanitarian ceasefire in Gaza

Monday, 28 July 2014 10:57 AM

Council urges Israel, Palestinians and Islamist Hamas militants to call truce beyond holiday of Eid al-Fitr

UAE issues new law to crack down on shark finning
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UAE issues new law to crack down on shark finning

Monday, 28 July 2014 10:57 AM

Ministry of Environment and Water takes tough line on hunting and trading of shark fins in the UAE

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Qatar's state spending growth slows to 11-year low
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Qatar's state spending growth slows to 11-year low

Monday, 28 July 2014 10:56 AM

New data suggests government has begun reining in excesses of the previous four years despite rise in infrastructure investment

Dual Saudi, Kuwaiti citizenship to be banned
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Dual Saudi, Kuwaiti citizenship to be banned

Sunday, 27 July 2014 4:21 PM

More than 400,000 people carrying dual nationalities will be ordered to choose one under Kuwait law

Hamas agrees to new 24-hour truce in Gaza
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Hamas agrees to new 24-hour truce in Gaza

Sunday, 27 July 2014 2:48 PM

Israel had called off its own 24-hour truce earlier in the day after Hamas launched rockets

Saudi’s King Abdullah donates $26.6m to Gaza aid effort
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Saudi’s King Abdullah donates $26.6m to Gaza aid effort

Sunday, 27 July 2014 12:32 PM

Acting Minister of Health said funds would be used to buy medical supplies and treat the wounded

US evacuates Libya embassy after 'free-wheeling militia violence'
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US evacuates Libya embassy after 'free-wheeling militia violence'

Sunday, 27 July 2014 11:23 AM

Embassy staff travel to Tunisia under armed guard

Saudi ambassador lashes out over report of ties to Israel's assault on Gaza
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Saudi ambassador lashes out over report of ties to Israel's assault on Gaza

Sunday, 27 July 2014 10:59 AM

Prince Mohammed bin Nawaf Al Saud in unusual open letter to British website editor

Israel extends Gaza ceasefire for 24 hours, Hamas rejects terms
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Israel extends Gaza ceasefire for 24 hours, Hamas rejects terms

Sunday, 27 July 2014 9:59 AM

Over 1,000 Palestinians killed in Gaza since July 8


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