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JERUSALEM: Israel’s prime minister said Sunday he’s pushing forward a bill that enshrines in law that Israel is the nation-state of the Jewish people, adding a new complication to already tense relations with Arab-Israelis and Palestinians. At his weekly Cabinet meeting, Benjamin Netanyahu said...

BEIRUT: The Islamic State group on Sunday released a video claiming the beheading of US aid worker Peter Kassig in a warning to Washington as it prepares...

BILASPUR: Tablets linked to the deaths of more than a dozen women who visited a sterilisation camp in India are likely to have contained a chemical compound...

KANO: Boko Haram has seized the north-eastern Nigerian town of Chibok, from where 276 girls were kidnapped more than six months ago and which the government...

ZHUHAI: China’s new stealth jet fighter rocketed skywards on Wednesday as Beijing puts on an unprecedented display of openness – and military force...

RAIPUR: Furious protesters took to the streets in central India on Wednesday, smashing up cars and demanding the chief minister resign, as the death toll...

BAGHDAD: Iraqi soldiers battling the Islamic State group recaptured the heart of the town of Beiji, home to the country’s largest oil refinery,...

MOSCOW: Russia on Tuesday signed a deal with Iran to build two new nuclear reactors and agreed to expand the total number of Russian reactors in the country...

POTISKUM: A suicide bomber disguised in school uniform detonated explosives at a high school assembly in the northeast Nigerian city of Potiskum on Monday,...

BAGHDAD: US President Barack Obama said on Sunday that deploying additional troops to Iraq signalled a “new phase” in the fight against the Islamic...

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