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The battle to stop ex-IS fighters reaching Europe

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Syria war: IS ‘seized women and children’ in Sweida attack

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The Druze are the third-largest religious minority in Syria Islamic State (IS) militants are holding more than 30 women and children hostage in south-western Syria, a monitor and local media say. They are thought to have been seized during a wave of deadly IS attacks in Suweida province last […]

Israeli Arab MP resigns over controversial ‘nation state’ law

Image copyright AFP Image caption Zouheir Bahloul branded Israel’s parliament as racist and destructive An Israeli Arab politician has resigned in opposition to a controversial new law which declares Israel to be the nation state of the Jewish people. Zouheir Bahloul, 67, branded parliament “racist” and “destructive” for passing the law, which also puts Hebrew […]

Trump says ready to meet Iran’s Rouhani

Media captionDonald Trump: “No preconditions, if they want to meet, I’ll meet” Donald Trump has offered to meet Iran’s leaders with “no preconditions” and “any time they want”. “I’d meet with anybody. I believe in meetings,” the US president told reporters at the White House. Mr Trump’s conciliatory approach comes after he and Iranian President […]

Syria war: IS ‘seized women and children’ in Sweida attack

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The Druze are the third-largest religious minority in Syria Islamic State (IS) militants are holding more than 30 women and children hostage in south-western Syria, a monitor and local media say. They are thought to have been seized during a wave of deadly IS attacks in Suweida province last […]

Israeli Arab MP resigns over controversial ‘nation state’ law

Image copyright AFP Image caption Zouheir Bahloul branded Israel’s parliament as racist and destructive An Israeli Arab politician has resigned in opposition to a controversial new law which declares Israel to be the nation state of the Jewish people. Zouheir Bahloul, 67, branded parliament “racist” and “destructive” for passing the law, which also puts Hebrew […]

Trump says ready to meet Iran’s Rouhani

Media captionDonald Trump: “No preconditions, if they want to meet, I’ll meet” Donald Trump has offered to meet Iran’s leaders with “no preconditions” and “any time they want”. “I’d meet with anybody. I believe in meetings,” the US president told reporters at the White House. Mr Trump’s conciliatory approach comes after he and Iranian President […]

Syria war: IS ‘seized women and children’ in Sweida attack

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The Druze are the third-largest religious minority in Syria Islamic State (IS) militants are holding more than 30 women and children hostage in south-western Syria, a monitor and local media say. They are thought to have been seized during a wave of deadly IS attacks in Suweida province last […]

Israeli Arab MP resigns over controversial ‘nation state’ law

Image copyright AFP Image caption Zouheir Bahloul branded Israel’s parliament as racist and destructive An Israeli Arab politician has resigned in opposition to a controversial new law which declares Israel to be the nation state of the Jewish people. Zouheir Bahloul, 67, branded parliament “racist” and “destructive” for passing the law, which also puts Hebrew […]

Syria war: ‘IS seized women and children in Suweida attack’

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The Druze are the third-largest religious minority in Syria Islamic State (IS) militants are holding more than 30 women and children hostage in south-western Syria, a monitor and local media say. They are believed to have been seized in last week’s IS attacks that targeted an area dominated by […]