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Trump warns UN assembly he may have to 'destroy' North Korea

(UPDATED) Trump boasts of America's military strength, signals he is ready to rip up a nuclear accord with the 'murderous regime' in Tehran, and berates US foes from Pyongyang to Caracas

(UPDATED) Trump boasts of America's military strength, signals he is ready to rip up a ...

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Trump warns UN assembly he may have to 'destroy' North Korea

(UPDATED) Iraq's supreme court orders the suspension of a September 25 referendum on the ...

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Supreme court steps in to block Iraq Kurd independence vote

The Palestinian Islamist movement agrees to dissolve a so-called 'administrative ...

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Hamas agrees to steps toward Palestinian unity

North Korea's diplomatic presence in the emirate is reportedly to be reduced to a charge ...

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Kuwait gives North Korea envoy a month to leave – diplomat

The move comes after Association of Israeli Gay Fathers petitioned the supreme court ...

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Israel pledges law giving gays equal adoption rights

The Court of Cassation upholds a life sentence – 25 years in prison in Egypt – on the ...

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Egypt court upholds life sentence against Morsi

The White House says holding the referendum in disputed areas is 'particularly ...

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U.S. urges Iraqi Kurdistan to call off independence vote

(UPDATED) The first attack strikes close to a restaurant while shortly afterwards a car ...

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Iranians among 52 dead in Iraq attacks claimed by ISIS

(UPDATED) The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights earlier reported a toll of 28 dead in ...

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Russian, U.S.-led strikes kill 35 civilians in Syria's Deir Ezzor – monitor

Experts warn the increasingly bitter dispute could last into 2018 and beyond

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Hopes fade as Gulf crisis hits 100-day landmark