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#Syria rebel leader 'killed in suicide blast'

Hassan AbboudThe leader of the Ahrar al-Sham rebel group has been killed along with at least 20 of his commanders in a suicide attack on a high-level meeting in Syria's Idlib province, reports say.

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#Yemen police fire on Houthi protesters

Houthi protestersYemeni police killed at least seven Shia Houthi activists in the capital Sanaa when they opened fire on hundreds attempting to storm the government headquarters, a protest organiser said.

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Iraq's parliament approves new government

Iraq battlesIraq's parliament has officially named Haider al-Abbadi the country's new prime minister and approved most of his minister candidates.

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Iran's supreme leader undergoes surgery

Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, Iran's supreme leader, has had a prostate operation in a Tehran hospital, according to state news agency IRNA.

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#Iraq politicians wrangle to form government

Iraqi forcesMembers of the Iraqi parliament are preparing to vote on a new government, a key moment for the country as it tries to mount a counter-offensive against the Islamic State group.

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Yemeni Houthi protesters clash with police

Violence erupted in the Yemeni capital as security forces attempted to clear a sit-in by Houthi rebels blocking a main road leading to the airport as part of a campaign against the government.

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#Egypt arrests seven over 'gay wedding' video

Egypt has arrested seven men for taking part in a gay wedding video that went viral on social media, accusing them of inciting debauchery and undermining public morals.

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#Qatar confirms arrest of UK rights workers

Qatar has confirmed it is holding two British human rights workers in Doha who had gone missing a week ago while investigating the conditions of Nepalese migrant labourers.

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#Bahrain extends custody of rights activist

Maryam al-Khawaja

Bahrain has postponed the trial of prominent human rights activist, Maryam al-Khawaja, and ordered that she remain in custody for an extra 10 days, despite the UN calling for her release.

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Islamic State 'kills second Lebanese captive'

The Islamic State group has claimed to have beheaded a Lebanese soldier it captured in a raid on the Lebanese border town of Arsal last month, the second such murder in just over a week.

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