Big investors look past Khashoggi murder

Multinationals pour money into Saudi Arabia stock market as the kingdom tries to move on from journalist's killing

Syria suffers economic siege, says Assad

The US has moved to stem petroleum shipments to the country, and major oil and gas fields remain out of the government's control in the northeast

In Syrian riverside camp, IS clings to last scrap of ‘caliphate’

The last IS fighters and their families were cornered among a dense gathering of vehicles and tents, caught between US-backed forces and Syrian regime fighters 

Kurdish-led forces delay final assault on last IS village

Civilians and suspected jihadists still leaving Baghouz, many of them wounded or in poor physical shape

Saudi Arabia rebuked at UN rights forum over jailings and Khashoggi probe

Action by EU, Canada and Australia follows growing international concern about country’s violations of basic freedoms

Hundreds limp out of besieged Syria jihadist enclave

Villagers and suspected jihadists leave Baghouz,  Islamic State’s last stronghold

Civilians in final Islamic State enclave slow attacks by Syrian fighters

Islamic State set to remain a deadly threat despite facing defeat

US downgrades Palestinian diplomatic mission

The move closes the US Jerusalem consulate-general that had acted independently and served as a de-facto embassy to the Palestinians

On brink of Syria defeat, Islamic State unleashes car bombs

Group is still expected to remain a security threat as Syrian and US forces attack militants’ last stronghold in Baghouz

Israeli attorney-general plans to charge Benjamin Netanyahu

This is the first time a serving Israeli prime minister has been put on official notice of planned prosecution for charges of corruption 

Syria force poised for final assault on IS

Kurdish-led fighters are still struggling to cope with the influx of families pouring out of Baghouz, the Islamic State group’s last bastion

UN panel says Israelis should face justice for Gaza killings

Army snipers and commanders believed to be responsible for 189 deaths

Israel’s Benjamin Netanyahu faces corruption charges

The announcement — a first for Israel — deepens uncertainty over Netanyahu's prospects in a tightly contested election in April

Mass grave in last Islamic State bastion ‘contains many women’

Operation to wipe out remaining vestige of jihadists' territorial rule at besieged village near the Iraqi border held up amid efforts to evacuate thousands of ...

Syrian Democratic Forces evacuate thousands from last IS stronghold

US-backed forces evacuated more than 40 truckloads of people to clear out civilians before a final push to crush the jihadists

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