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Qatar-Gulf crisis: All the latest updates
Sun, 20 Aug 2017 21:59:18 GMT
The latest news after three Gulf states and Egypt cut ties with Qatar and imposed a land, sea and air blockade.

ISIL mine kills three Lebanese troops on Syrian border
Sun, 20 Aug 2017 21:35:49 GMT
Lebanon army advances against ISIL in border battle and has recaptured two thirds of the territory, says military.

India's Bihar state reels under unprecedented flooding
Sun, 20 Aug 2017 21:00:49 GMT
Death toll rises above 250 as eastern Indian state faces its worst flooding in decades, affecting 13 million people.

US comedy icon Jerry Lewis dies at 91
Sun, 20 Aug 2017 20:13:34 GMT
Tributes pour in as famed American comedian passes away of natural causes at his home in Las Vegas.

Sierra Leone: Death toll from landslide nears 500
Sun, 20 Aug 2017 19:57:14 GMT
Government calls for 10,000 people to evacuate as more than 600 remain missing after devastating landslides.

Is the Saudi-led coalition failing in Yemen?
Sun, 20 Aug 2017 18:29:19 GMT
Confidential UN report sheds light on the coalition's more than two-year-long military campaign against Houthi fighters.

Pakistan: Teenager detained over blasphemy
Sun, 20 Aug 2017 17:15:05 GMT
Eighteen-year-old Christian faces possibility of being put to death after being accused of burning pages of the Quran.

A total eclipse of the States
Sun, 20 Aug 2017 15:17:03 GMT
Americans are gearing up for a coast-to-coast total eclipse that can be seen within driving range of 200 million people.

Total solar eclipse 2017: When and where to see it
Sun, 20 Aug 2017 15:13:53 GMT
Can you get to see this rare event, without risking cloud cover?

When is the next solar eclipse in your country?
Sun, 20 Aug 2017 15:03:50 GMT
A look at the upcoming major solar eclipses around the world.

Berlin police arrest 35 neo-Nazis at Rudolf Hess rally
Sun, 20 Aug 2017 14:58:40 GMT
More than 500 white supremacists turned out to mark the death of Rudolf Hess, a Nazi leader they believe was killed.

NewsGrid - Al Jazeera's interactive news hour
Sun, 20 Aug 2017 14:33:58 GMT
Live every day at 15:00 GMT, our interactive news bulletin gives you the opportunity to engage with our team directly.

Thousands protest jailing of Umbrella Movement leaders
Sun, 20 Aug 2017 14:21:43 GMT
Demonstrators rally in support of the three pro-democracy activists who were jailed for their role in 2014 protests.

Grace Mugabe granted immunity after leaving S Africa
Sun, 20 Aug 2017 13:48:11 GMT
Zimbabwean president's wife was accused of attacking a model with an electric cable in a hotel in Johannesburg.

Hassan al-Thawadi: World Cup a tool to fight terrorism
Sun, 20 Aug 2017 13:48:03 GMT
The secretary-general of the Qatar 2022 Supreme Committee on the fallout of the GCC crisis and his World Cup vision.

Post-ISIL Iraq: Decoding Muqtada al-Sadr's Gulf visits
Sun, 20 Aug 2017 13:02:58 GMT
By reaching out to Saudi Arabia and the UAE, the Shia leader is attempting to counterbalance Iran's influence in Iraq.

Saudi Twitter users urged to expose Qatar sympathisers
Sun, 20 Aug 2017 12:44:42 GMT
Saudi official Saoud al-Qahtani says the kingdom will 'follow' everyone reported via the social media site.

MAPPED: The battle against ISIL
Sun, 20 Aug 2017 12:24:43 GMT
In the past year and a half, ISIL's territory has been shrinking steadily.

Marcellus Williams faces execution despite new evidence
Sun, 20 Aug 2017 12:09:42 GMT
Marcellus Williams is due to be executed on Tuesday despite new DNA evidence supporting his claim to innocence.

The 2017 Angola elections
Sun, 20 Aug 2017 11:35:52 GMT
After 38 years, Angola will soon get a new president, but what is the electoral process?

UK: Palestine activists face prison over Elbit protest
Sun, 20 Aug 2017 11:29:59 GMT
Five face up to six months each in jail after protest outside factory owned by subsidiary of Israeli drone maker Elbit.

Iraq launches offensive to retake Tal Afar from ISIL
Sun, 20 Aug 2017 11:18:01 GMT
PM Haider al-Abadi announces ground operation to retake the northern city, telling ISIL fighters 'surrender, or die'.

Iraq war map: Who controls what
Sun, 20 Aug 2017 11:17:50 GMT
As fighting in parts of Iraq intensifies, a visual breakdown of the control of territory after years of war.

Rare wildlife killed as floods devastate India reserve
Sun, 20 Aug 2017 10:50:14 GMT
Rescuers recover carcasses of more than 225 animals, including 15 rhinos after floods ravage Kaziranga wildlife reserve.

Syria: 'This case is about saving humanity'
Sun, 20 Aug 2017 10:45:01 GMT
A group of Syrian torture victims, now refugees in Germany, have taken a key step on the long road towards justice.

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