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US Praises Qatar's Role In Fight Against ‘Terrorism'

The US Department of State praised Qatar's "strong partnership" in the fight against "terrorism" in its annual "Country Reports on Terrorism" released on Wednesday.

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Trump Campaign Inner Circle Called Before US Senate

US President Donald Trump's son Donald Trump Jr, son-in-law Jared Kushner and former campaign manager Paul Manafort have been asked to appear before US Senate committees next week to answer questions about the campaign's alleged connections to Russia, officials said on Wednesday.

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Tunisia Bans Wonder Woman After al-Chaab Complaint

A court in Tunisia has banned Wonder Woman, a US film starring a former soldier with the Israeli army, more than a month after it was scheduled to open at cinemas, a legal source said.

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Risk Of Mass Killing Rose Most In Yemen In 2016: Report

Yemen has been named the country where the risk of genocide or mass killing rose the most last year, according to a UK-based rights group. In its annual "Peoples Under Threat" index released on Thursday, Minority Rights Group International (MRG) placed Syria at the top of the list for the third consecutive year.

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Amnesty: Cameroon Troops Tortured Boko Haram Suspects

Cameroon forces have killed and tortured dozens of people accused of supporting Boko Haram, often without evidence, in the fight against the armed group, Amnesty International said.

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US Ends Laptop Ban On Middle East Carriers

The United States has ended a ban on passengers carrying laptops on board US-bound flights from certain airports in the Middle East and North Africa, bringing to an end one of the controversial travel restrictions imposed by President Donald Trump's administration.

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Nine Lifestyle Changes Could Cut Dementia Risk: Lancet

One third of dementia cases could be prevented with some basic lifestyle changes and better education during childhood, researchers have found.

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Fresh Rallies Planned As Israel Weighs Al-Aqsa Security

Fresh rallies are planned in the Gaza Strip in solidarity with worshippers at al-Aqsa Mosque as Israel weighs whether to remove recently installed metal detectors at the compound.

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Al-Hoceima: Riot Police Fill City Ahead Of Banned Rally

Riot police took position as Moroccans prepared to ignore a city ban on marching in al-Hoceima against government neglect.

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Over Half Those With HIV Taking AIDS Drugs: UN

The "scales have tipped" in the fight against Aids, with more than half of people infected with HIV now getting treatment and Aids-related deaths almost halving since 2005, according to the UN.

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