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Jerusalem's Holy Sepulchre shut in protest against Israeli policy

In rare move, church leaders close one of Christianity's holiest sites over 'discriminatory' Israeli policy.

Theophilos III

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UN Security Council votes in favour of 30-day Syria ceasefire

Unanimously approved resolution, drafted by Sweden and Kuwait, to enable aid deliveries and medical evacuations.

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ISIL claims deadly suicide car bombings in Yemen's Aden

Civilian and military casualties reported in suicide car bombings outside counterterrorism camp in southwestern Aden.

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UN holds vote on Syria ceasefire as death toll climbs to 500

More than 500 people killed in Eastern Ghouta as UNSC postpones vote due to disagreements over resolution's wording.

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UN Security Council weighs vote on 30-day Syria truce resolution

Negotiations over draft resolution on Syria delays UN Security Council vote as death toll in Eastern Ghouta escalates.

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US to open Jerusalem embassy 'in May 2018'

Speaking on condition of anonymity, two Trump administration officials say Congress will be notified of the move today.

Jerusalem

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Lebanon 'detains suspect' in Joanna Demafelis' murder in Kuwait

Nader Essam Assaf and his wife accused of killing Joanna Demafelis, who had gone missing in September 2016.

Joanna Demafelis' murder

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'Survive or die together': More than 400 killed in Eastern Ghouta

On day five of the Syrian government aerial offensive on rebel-held enclave, 403 people and counting have been killed.

Civil defence rescuers

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Palestinian killed during Israeli raid in the West Bank

Video of the killing shows Palestinian man being beaten by soldiers after a raid by Israeli troops in the West Bank.

Israeli forces

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Saudi authority to invest $64bn in entertainment

Saudi Arabia will invest $64bn in its entertainment sector during the next decade, an official said on Thursday, part of the kingdom’s plans to attract tourists and investors to the country.

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