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Ziad Doueiri faces Lebanon army tribunal 'over film'

Director Ziad Doueiri held in Lebanon, reportedly over his previous film The Attack, which was filmed partly in Israel.

Director Ziad Doueiri

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18 soldiers killed in ISIL ambush in Egypt's Sinai

Monday's attack the deadliest against Egyptian security forces since July when ISIL killed 23 troops in Rafah.

Egyptian soldiers

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Qatari FM: Doha ready for dialogue despite blockade

Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al Thani says Gulf blockade is violating human rights, but stresses readiness for talks.

Abdulrahman Al Thani

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Russian air strikes kill 34 civilians near Deir Az Zor

Raids targeted civilians fleeing violence on ferries across the Euphrates River, UK-based monitoring group alleged.

Russian air strikes

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Yusuf al-Qaradawi removed from Interpol wanted list

Cleric taken off wanted list after international police learned alleged crimes were fabricated by Egypt, NGO says.

Yusuf al-Qaradawi

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Palestinian Authority frees jailed activist

Hebron-based human rights activist Issa Amro released following detention by PA under new 'electronic crimes' law.

Issa Amro

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NYT debunks fake ISIL statement on Qatar used by Saudis

ISIL statement expressing support for Qatar in the Gulf crisis is 'apparently fake', says The New York Times.

fake ISIL statement

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ISIL holds 11,100 blank Syrian passports: report

German authorities fear the passports could be used to bring potential attackers into Europe, Bild am Sonntag reports.

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Hamas' Ismail Haniya visits Egypt for Gaza siege talks

Hamas leader heads to Cairo to discuss 'mechanisms to ease Gaza's siege', in first such visit since his election in May.

Hamas, Ismail Haniya

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Lavrov urges direct talks, GCC unity amid Gulf crisis

Russian foreign minister meets Saudi counterpart in Jeddah and calls on Gulf countries to resolve differences.

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov

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