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Human rights activist arrested in Saudi Arabia

Waleed Sami Abu AlkhairThe Monitor of Human Rights in Saudi Arabia has reported that its founder, lawyer Waleed Sami Abu Alkhair, was arrested on Tuesday while attending a hearing in his trial.

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Israeli PM blames PA for Hebron attack

Mahmoud Al-HabashIsraeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has blamed the Palestinian Authority (PA) for the attack on the Israeli intelligence officer in occupied Hebron which took place earlier this week, Israeli media reported.

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UAE foreign minister hails 'strategic' relations with Iran

Abdullah Bin ZayedIran is a "strategic partner" to the UAE and the international community should continue to lift the sanctions imposed on it, the country's Foreign Minister Abdullah Bin Zayed said.

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Haaretz condemns confiscation of Palestinian land in Bethlehem

Moshe YaalonIsrael's Haaretz newspaper condemned Defence Minister Moshe Ya'alon's decision to seize Palestinian land in Bethlehem to expand the Gush Etzion settlement bloc.

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