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In pics: Kuwait Shia mosque attack

Sunday, 28 June 2015 12:47 PM

The Shiite Al-Imam al-Sadeq mosque was targeted by a suicide bombing during Friday prayers on June 26, 2015, in Kuwait City.

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Heated discussions in Kuwaiti parliament

Thursday, 25 June 2015 12:34 PM

Faisal al-Duwaisan, a lawmaker from Kuwait's Shiite Muslim minority, resigned after a Sunni MP insulted him during a heated exchange in the national parliament. There are seven Shiite MPs in the 50-member house.

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Non-French entrepreneurs invited to set up shop in Paris

Thursday, 25 June 2015 12:34 PM

During the French Touch Conference at the AXA Center in New York June 24, 2015, French officials presented The French Tech Ticket, a programme designed for non-French entrepreneurs from all over the world who want to set up their start-up in Paris.

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KSA and France strengthen ties

Thursday, 25 June 2015 12:34 PM

Top French and Saudi leaders met on June 24 in Paris to discuss billions of euros in projects as the two nations work to tighten economic and diplomatic bonds.

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King Abdullah meets Cameron

Wednesday, 24 June 2015 12:36 PM

His Majesty King Abdullah II of Jordan is on a working visit to Britain during which he will meet with British Prime Minister David Cameron, representatives of the British Houses of Lords and Commons, as well as political and media figures.

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Germany frees Al-Jazeera reporter

Tuesday, 23 June 2015 12:58 PM

Al-Jazeera reporter Ahmed Mansour was released on June 22, 2015 in Berlin, Germany, after spending two days in prison. German police, acting on an Egyptian arrest warrant, arrested Mansour at Tegel airport on Saturday as he was preparing to board a flight for Qatar.

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Protests in Athens

Monday, 22 June 2015 12:53 PM

An anti-austerity protest was held in Athens, Greece, on June 21, 2015. With Greece in danger of tumbling into the economic abyss it faces the haunting memory of Argentina in 2001, when the South American country defaulted on nearly $100 billion and was plunged into a crisis it is still battling back from.

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The good, the bad and the ugly: Donald Trump's opinions on the Middle East

Wednesday, 17 June 2015 3:34 PM

The wannabe president has commented on 9/11, Muslims, Dubai, ISIL, Iran and Saudi Arabia, as well as China, Mexico and Japan

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Paris Air Show 2015

Tuesday, 16 June 2015 12:48 PM

The Paris Air Show started with Airbus and Boeing continuing their battle for dominance in the market, with Airbus announcing 146 orders and Boeing only 19.

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Gaza economy teeters on brink of collapse

Monday, 15 June 2015 12:16 PM

The devastation across Gaza can still be seen nearly one year on from the 2014 conflict between Israel and Palestinian militants. Money pledged by the international community six months ago to rebuild Gaza has not materialised leaving many Palestinians impoverished and still suffering with the poor economy.

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Egypt opens Rafah crossing into Gaza

Sunday, 14 June 2015 12:46 PM

The Egyptian authorities opened the Rafah border crossing on 13 June, 2015, for three days. Rafah is the only non-Israeli crossing allowing Palestinians into the outside world.

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London: Bankers and merchants dinner

Thursday, 11 June 2015 1:04 PM

At the 'Lord Mayor's Dinner to the Bankers and Merchants of the City of London' at the Mansion House on June 12, 2014 in London, the Chancellor was expected to announce proposals for future governments to be compelled by law to run a budget surplus.

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Migrants from Africa, Middle East and Asia on their way to EU

Wednesday, 10 June 2015 12:48 PM

Migrants from impoverished and war-torn countries in Africa, the Middle East and central and south Asia walk through Macedonia along the line to reach Serbia as they head north from Greece in the hope of crossing the European Union border into Romania, Hungary and Croatia.

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Sheikh Mohammed visits Warsaw

Tuesday, 9 June 2015 12:54 PM

Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid al-Maktoum, Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai is on a two-day visit to Poland where he met with Polish President Bronislaw Komorowski.

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In pics: Life in Yemen

Tuesday, 9 June 2015 12:54 PM

The Saudi-led coalition has been bombing the Iran-backed Huthi rebels and their allies since March 2015.


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