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Sunni cleric says Palestinian unity ‘duty’

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Head of Egypt’s prestigious Al-Azhar institution says resolving rift between Hamas and Fatah ‘Islamic duty’.
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Iran sentences two in protesters’ deaths

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WRAP 3: Iranian military court sentences two men to death in connection with ‘murders’ of three protesters.
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Israel police arrest Hamas man set for expulsion (AP)

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Palestinian lawmaker Mohammed Abu Teir speaks during an interview at his home in the east Jerusalem neighborhood of Umm Tuba, Friday, June 25, 2010. Any day now, Abu Teir can be expelled from the city of his birth. Israel has stripped Abu Teir of his Jerusalem residency because he belongs to the Islamic militant group Hamas, and his deadline for leaving voluntarily has expired.(AP Photo/Maya Hitij)AP – A Palestinian politician slated for expulsion from Jerusalem because of his ties to Hamas was arrested by Israeli police Wednesday and now faces a court hearing over whether he will be forced to leave the city.

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Israel arrests Hamas MP for refusing to leave Jerusalem (AFP)

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Senior Hamas leader Mohammed Abu Teir talks on the phone as he is welcomed by family and friends following his release from an Israeli jail in May 2010 in the east Jerusalem district of Sur Baher. Israeli police on Wednesday arrested the recently freed Hamas MP for refusing to follow an order expelling him from Jerusalem, police said.(AFP/File/Ahmad Gharabli)AFP – Israeli police on Wednesday arrested a recently freed Hamas MP for refusing to follow an order expelling him from Jerusalem, police said.

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New HIV report turns up some surprises

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Statistics on the prevalence of HIV/AIDS in the Middle East are hard to come by but a new study launched on 28 June in the United Arab Emirates has attempted to gather all existing data into one place…
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MIDDLE EAST – UNITED STATES For Obama and Abdullah, two states for two peoples, basis of Mideast peace

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The Saudi king and US president says the two-state solution is the only one that will bring peace, by guaranteeing a homeland for Palestinians and greater security for Israel.
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Death penalty for Iran jail abuse

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Two men are sentenced to death in Iran over the deaths of three anti-government protesters at Kahrizak jail, reports say.
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Israel ‘to expand’ flotilla probe

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Israel is ready to expand the powers of an inquiry into its deadly raid on a Gaza-bound aid flotilla, PM Netanyahu says.
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Coming ashore in Gaza

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Dina Ezzat tries to understand what Egypt is up to on the Strip
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Categories: Arab News Tags: Egypt, ezzat, Gaza, Source, Strip

One less lost city

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State-of-the-art radar imaging techniques have allowed the outline of the Hyksos capital Avaris to be mapped in detail, reports Nevine El-Aref
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