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Pope to Hold Mass for Morocco's Catholic Minority

Pope Francis will hold mass Sunday for nearly 10,000 members of Morocco's Catholic minority, on the second day of a visit during which he has already met migrants and trainee imams.

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Pope signs Jerusalem Declaration on Morocco Trip

Pope Francis on has joined Morocco's King Mohammed VI in saying Jerusalem should be a "symbol of peaceful coexistence" for Christians, Jews and Muslims, on the first day of a visit to the North African country.

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Brazil's Bolsonaro Arrives in Israel for Pre-Vote Visit

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro arrived in Israel on Sunday just ahead of the country's polls in which his ally Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu faces a tough re-election fight.

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Egypt Hands 18 Life Jail Terms for Joining IS

An Egyptian court Saturday sentenced 18 people to life in prison for joining the Islamic State (IS) group and plotting to bomb a church, a judicial source said.

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Thousands Gather at Gaza-Israel Border on Anniversary in Test of Truce

Thousands of Gazans began gathering to mark the first anniversary of mass protests along the Israeli border on Saturday, testing a fragile truce only 10 days ahead of an Israeli general election.

Egypt has sought to mediate between Israel and Gaza's Islamist rulers Hamas to rein in violence and avoid the sort of deadly response from the Israeli army that has accompanied past protests.

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Ferry Disaster Shines Spotlight on Corruption in Iraq

A governor on the run, officials summoned to court and candidates accused of bribing councillors: the Mosul ferry disaster has brought renewed attention to the scourge of corruption in Iraq.

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Gazan Killed as Border Protests Test Calm ahead of Israel Vote

A Palestinian was killed by Israeli fire on the Gaza border early Saturday, hours ahead of mass protests that could severely test a fragile calm between the Jewish state and the territory's Islamist rulers Hamas.

They mark the first anniversary of the often violent weekly border demonstrations in which around 200 Palestinians and an Israeli soldier have been killed.

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Tunisia Presidential Poll Delayed a Week for Muslim Holiday

Tunisia's presidential poll has been postponed a week to November 17 to avoid a clash with a Muslim holiday for the Prophet Mohammed's birthday, the electoral commission said Friday.

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U.N. Tells Tunisia to Release U.N. Libya Sanctions Expert

The United Nations has urged Tunisia to release a U.N. expert charged with investigating sanctions violations in Libya following his arrest on suspicion of spying, a spokesman said Friday.

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A 'Tragic Life' for the Displaced in Syria's Al-Hol Camp

Malnourished children struck down by chronic diarrhea, mothers too weak to breastfeed -- in northeastern Syria's Al-Hol camp, a humanitarian emergency is unfolding. 

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