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IS Claims Deadly Attack in Tunisia Resort

The Islamic State group claimed responsibility on Monday for a knife attack in Tunisia which killed one National Guard officer and wounded another, as security forces rounded up more suspects.

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KSA Scraps Death Sentences over Khashoggi Murder, Jails 8

A Saudi court Monday overturned five death sentences over journalist Jamal Khashoggi's murder in a final ruling that jailed eight defendants to between seven and 20 years, state media reported.

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Tunisia Arrests 7 after Stabbing Attack

Tunisian authorities said Monday they had arrested seven people over a knife attack the previous day that killed a National Guard officer and wounded another.

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Russian FM Lavrov Lands in Syria on Rare Visit

Russia's Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov landed in Damascus on Monday on his first visit to war-torn Syria since 2012, the Syrian foreign ministry said.

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Virus-hit Morocco Locks Down Casablanca, Shuts Schools

Morocco imposed a lockdown on Casablanca and shut its schools Monday, the day they were supposed to reopen after summer, in a bid to stop the spread of Covid-19.

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Saudi King Calls for 'Fair' Palestinian Solution in Trump Call

Saudi Arabia supports a "fair" solution for the Palestinian cause, King Salman has told Donald Trump in a phone call, as the US President praised the kingdom for opening its airspace to Israel-UAE flights.

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24 Killed in Clashes in Northern Yemen

More than 20 people were killed in clashes in Yemen's northern province of Al-Jawf late Sunday as government troops tried to reclaim positions lost months ago to Huthi rebels. 

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Pandemic Put Algeria's Protests on Pause -- Will They Now Resume?

For over a year Algeria's defiant anti-government "Hirak" protesters seemed unstoppable, but weekly demonstrations skidded to a halt due to restrictions to end the coronavirus crisis.

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Turkey 'Disappointed' by Kosovo's Move to Recognize Israel

Turkey on Sunday voiced disappointment over majority-Muslim Kosovo's decision to recognize Israel and set up its mission in Jerusalem.

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Israelis Keep Up Protests against Netanyahu

Thousands of demonstrators took to the streets in Israel late Saturday, demanding the departure of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, who has been indicted for corruption.

In Jerusalem, thousands rallied outside the prime minister's official residence, while hundreds more protested in Caesarea, where Netanyahu has a private home, and in other parts of Israel.

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