Hamas military hardliner elected group’s Gaza Strip chief

The election of Yahya Sinwar — who was released in exchange for Gilad Shalit after 20 years in jail — flags a tougher stand against adversary Israel

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US actions ‘adding fuel to fire’ in Yemen

The US raid in January killed several al-Qaeda militants but also left a Navy SEAL and several civilians dead

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World decries new Israeli settler law

The measures legalise ‘outposts’ built on private Palestinian land

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Suicide bomb massacre at Afghanistan’s top court

A suicide bomber has killed at least 19 people in an attack on court workers leaving for home in the parking lot of Afghanistan’s Supreme Court in Kabul

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Khamenei rallies Iranians to march against US threat

Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei says Trump has validated Tehran’s long-held opinion the US in ‘deceitful’

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Knesset legalises West Bank outposts on private Palestinian land

The retroactive legalisation of West Bank settlement outposts follows Israel’s plans to build more than 6,000 new homes on land Palestinians claim for a state

13 days ago