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Hamas stages Gaza military parade for 27th anniversary

Hamas stages Gaza military parade for 27th anniversaryPalestinian Hamas movement organized on Sunday an elaborate military parade in Gaza City to commemorate the passage of 27 years since its foundation.

Haftar forces seal Libya's border crossing with Tunisia

Haftar forces seal LibyaForces loyal to Libya's former army chief Khalifa Haftar on Sunday took control of the country's western Bokmash area and the Ras Ajdir border crossing with Tunisia, sealing off the latter until further notice.

4 killed, 200 missing in 'bandit attack' in Kenya

4 killed, 200 missing in At least four people have been killed in an attack blamed on bandits from a local ethnic group against a rival tribe in Kainuk town, northwestern Kenya, while more than 200 people from the latter have gone missing, a government official said on Saturday.

Algeria recalls envoys to Holland, Belgium

Algeria recalls envoys to Holland, BelgiumAlgeria recalled its envoys to Belgium and Holland on Sunday after an Algerian airliner was held in Brussels on Friday over a legal dispute between the country's flag carrier with a Dutch company.

Dozens of Israelis protest 'racism against Arabs'

Dozens of Israelis protest Dozens of Israeli activists held a protest in West Jerusalem on Saturday against racism against Arabs, two days after Israeli police said that they had arrested three right-wing extremists for their role in a suspected hate-crime attack on a Jerusalem school in which both Jews and Arabs study.

Merkelís bloc accused of Ďanti-immigrantí sentiments

Merkelís bloc accused of Ďanti-immigrantí sentimentsGerman opposition parties have accused Chancellor Angela Merkelís Christian Democrat bloc of creating an anti-immigrant political climate that has resulted in a growing number of attacks on buildings housing refugees.

Tunisia's Ennahda says not to back presidential candidate

TunisiaTunisia's Ennahda party said Saturday that it will not back a specific candidate in the upcoming presidential runoff vote, due on Saturday, and asserted that its supporters have the freedom to choose whoever they believe would best serve the country.

Israel detains 2 Palestinians for alleged stabbing attempt

Israel detains 2 Palestinians for alleged stabbing attemptIsraeli army forces detained two Palestinians in the northern West Bank village of Burin, south of Nablus, for allegedly trying to stab an Israeli soldier, eyewitnesses said.

Top Palestinian negotiator to meet Kerry in London

Top Palestinian negotiator to meet Kerry in LondonThe Palestinian Authority (PA)'s chief negotiator Saeb Erekat said that he will meet U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry in London on Tuesday, a few days before the Palestinians are expected to push for a UN Security Council resolution to set a timetable to end Israeli occupation.

Yemen's Houthis blow up Islamist party office in Sanaa

YemenMilitants from the Shiite Houthi group in Yemen blew up the office of a political party affiliated with the Muslim Brotherhood in Sanaa's northern district of Arhab, eyewitnesses said Sunday.