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Egyptian navy kills four after boat attack - security sources
Gunmen in a fishing boat opened fire on an Egyptian naval launch which shot back, killing at least four of the attackers on Wednesday, security sources and state media said.
Iran says it has responded to Obama’s letters
The letter writing is part of a recent thaw in relations between the two countries since the 1979 Islamic Revolution that toppled the US-backed Shah and the storming of the US Embassy in Tehran.
New Egypt decree says president can deport foreigners
The decree by President Abdel Fattah Al Sisi was issued on Wednesday night and comes amid international criticism over Egypt imprisoning three journalists.
GCC ‘special meeting’ likely next week to sort out issues
Amid a simmering dispute over Islamists between Doha and three other GCC members, a top Kuwaiti official denied the venue of the annual summit was being changed.
Saudi Arabia calms sectarian tensions
Sunni leaders send a positive signal to Shias by condemning deadly shooting in Al Dalwa.
Bahrain cop in custody after car attack is posted on social media
A policeman has been taken into custody pending investigation in connection with a video footage posted on the social media web sites, showing a person being insulted inside a police car.
At least 10 feared dead after blast at Nigerian teaching college
The blast happened at the Federal College of Education in the town of Kontagora, Niger state, some 150 kilometres from the state capital, Minna.
Israel approves 200 new homes in east Jerusalem
The decision came shortly before US Secretary of State John Kerry was to arrive in neighbouring Jordan on a mission aimed at restoring calm.
At least 33 dead in Yemeni clashes, US drone kills 7
Yemeni military sources said a US drone had killed seven suspected Al Qaeda militants in southern Yemen while they were on their way to carry out an attack.
French lawmakers to vote on Nov 28 on recognising Palestine
The non-binding but highly symbolic vote would follow a similar vote in the British parliament and after Sweden announced it formally recognised the state of Palestine.
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