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    A UK court ruling could send a Yazidi refugee back to a life of fear

    A UK court ruling could send a Yazidi refugee back to a life of fear


    Passing by the red brick houses of Stoke-on-Trent, Majhor Abdullah Hagi heads to his English-language class. The quaint English city, known for its pottery and landscape gardens, is a far cry from the genocide he escaped four years ago. But on Tuesday, a...

    Passing by the red brick houses of Stoke-on-Trent, Majhor Abdullah Hagi heads to his English-language class. The quaint English city, known for its pottery and landscape gardens, is a far cry from the genocide he escaped four years ago. But on Tuesday, a UK court ruling could catapult him back to a life of fear and persecution.
    'World's largest vertical farm' to feed Middle East's high-fliers

    'World's largest vertical farm' to feed Middle East's high-fliers


    Water scarcity in the UAE is second only to Kuwait in the Middle East, so when it comes to farming, a smart approach is required. Now high-tech, low-water agriculture is set for a new superlative with the announcement of the world's largest vertical farm...

    Water scarcity in the UAE is second only to Kuwait in the Middle East, so when it comes to farming, a smart approach is required. Now high-tech, low-water agriculture is set for a new superlative with the announcement of the world's largest vertical farm in Dubai -- and the produce could soon be coming to a flight near you.
    Israel helps evacuate Syria's White Helmets to Jordan

    Israel helps evacuate Syria's White Helmets to Jordan


    About 400 Syrians, including members of the White Helmets rescue group, have been evacuated to Jordan via Israel in an international humanitarian operation coordinated by the United...

    About 400 Syrians, including members of the White Helmets rescue group, have been evacuated to Jordan via Israel in an international humanitarian operation coordinated by the United Nations.
    Gaza truce shaky after Israeli tank responds to reported fence breach

    Gaza truce shaky after Israeli tank responds to reported fence breach


    An Israeli tank targeted a Hamas military post in Gaza Saturday morning in retaliation for a breach of the border fence, the Israel Defense Forces said in a...

    An Israeli tank targeted a Hamas military post in Gaza Saturday morning in retaliation for a breach of the border fence, the Israel Defense Forces said in a statement.
    Shaky ceasefire restored after Israel and Hamas exchange fatal fire

    Shaky ceasefire restored after Israel and Hamas exchange fatal fire


    Hours after violence flared between Israel and Hamas for the second time in a week, prompting renewed fears that Gaza could slide quickly into an all-out war, reports that a ceasefire has been restored...

    Hours after violence flared between Israel and Hamas for the second time in a week, prompting renewed fears that Gaza could slide quickly into an all-out war, reports that a ceasefire has been restored surfaced.
    Nawaz Sharif Fast Facts

    Nawaz Sharif Fast Facts


    Read CNN's Fast Facts about Nawaz Sharif and learn more about the former Prime Minister of...

    Read CNN's Fast Facts about Nawaz Sharif and learn more about the former Prime Minister of Pakistan.
    Kuwaiti Instagram star slams days off for Filipino domestic workers

    Kuwaiti Instagram star slams days off for Filipino domestic workers


    A Kuwaiti Instagram influencer has slammed new laws requiring a weekly day off for Filipino domestic workers, drawing the ire of social media...

    A Kuwaiti Instagram influencer has slammed new laws requiring a weekly day off for Filipino domestic workers, drawing the ire of social media users.
    Israel nation-state law serves as rallying cry for each side's political base

    Israel nation-state law serves as rallying cry for each side's political base


    Israel's nation-state law is hailed by PM Netanyahu as a historic moment for the Zionist dream. Critics have slammed it as a license for...

    Israel's nation-state law is hailed by PM Netanyahu as a historic moment for the Zionist dream. Critics have slammed it as a license for "apartheid."
    Israel passes controversial 'nation-state' bill into law

    Israel passes controversial 'nation-state' bill into law


    Making no mention of the values of equality and democracy, Israel has passed into law a highly controversial bill that serves to define the nature of the state of Israel, with critics slamming it as the "nail in the coffin" of Israeli...

    Making no mention of the values of equality and democracy, Israel has passed into law a highly controversial bill that serves to define the nature of the state of Israel, with critics slamming it as the "nail in the coffin" of Israeli democracy.
    After fleeing genocide, two Yazidis are fighting for asylum in the UK

    After fleeing genocide, two Yazidis are fighting for asylum in the UK


    For both of Adel and Majhor, reaching the UK was the last stop in their journey to find safety. If their asylum cases fail, they fear they will have nowhere left to...

    For both of Adel and Majhor, reaching the UK was the last stop in their journey to find safety. If their asylum cases fail, they fear they will have nowhere left to go.
    Why Netanyahu is cozying up to Europe's renegades

    Why Netanyahu is cozying up to Europe's renegades


    As he butts heads with Western European countries over the Iran nuclear deal and Israeli settlements, Benjamin Netanyahu has found a new set of European...

    As he butts heads with Western European countries over the Iran nuclear deal and Israeli settlements, Benjamin Netanyahu has found a new set of European allies.
    Syrians fleeing Assad's forces turned away by Israeli soldiers

    Syrians fleeing Assad's forces turned away by Israeli soldiers


    Dozens of Syrians seeking refuge from fighting on Tuesday were told to turn back by Israeli soldiers, according to a local journalist and a Reuters...

    Dozens of Syrians seeking refuge from fighting on Tuesday were told to turn back by Israeli soldiers, according to a local journalist and a Reuters video.
    Israel tightens Gaza restrictions amid heightened tensions

    Israel tightens Gaza restrictions amid heightened tensions


    Israel says it is halting fuel shipments and restricting the fishing zone off Gaza from Tuesday amid heightened tensions with militants...

    Israel says it is halting fuel shipments and restricting the fishing zone off Gaza from Tuesday amid heightened tensions with militants .


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    UN urges Israel and Gaza to 'step back from the brink' of war

    UN urges Israel and Gaza to 'step back from the brink' of war


    The United Nations has issued an urgent appeal for Israel and Gaza to "step back from the brink" of war and revive the reconciliation...

    The United Nations has issued an urgent appeal for Israel and Gaza to "step back from the brink" of war and revive the reconciliation process.
    Hamas, Islamic Jihad say ceasefire reached with Israel after day of fighting

    Hamas, Islamic Jihad say ceasefire reached with Israel after day of fighting


    Hamas and Islamic Jihad, the two largest militant factions in Gaza, said Saturday a ceasefire agreement was reached with Israel following a serious spike in fighting between the two sides over the past 24...

    Hamas and Islamic Jihad, the two largest militant factions in Gaza, said Saturday a ceasefire agreement was reached with Israel following a serious spike in fighting between the two sides over the past 24 hours.
    Syrian government forces raise flag in Dara'a, birthplace of the war

    Syrian government forces raise flag in Dara'a, birthplace of the war


    Syrian government forces say they have retaken a town that was the epicenter of the civil war that engulfed the country and the region for more than seven...

    Syrian government forces say they have retaken a town that was the epicenter of the civil war that engulfed the country and the region for more than seven years.
    Israeli minister calls for closure of embassy in Dublin

    Israeli minister calls for closure of embassy in Dublin


    Israeli Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman called for the closure of his country's embassy in Dublin after a vote to ban goods produced in Israeli...

    Israeli Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman called for the closure of his country's embassy in Dublin after a vote to ban goods produced in Israeli settlements.
    Can the Middle East solve its water problem?

    Can the Middle East solve its water problem?


    The world's most water-scarce region needs to take critical action to narrow the gap between water supply and demand, according to a recent World Bank...

    The world's most water-scarce region needs to take critical action to narrow the gap between water supply and demand, according to a recent World Bank report.
    Iranian teen detained over Instagram dance videos

    Iranian teen detained over Instagram dance videos


    A teenager was arrested last week in Iran for posting videos of herself dancing on social...

    A teenager was arrested last week in Iran for posting videos of herself dancing on social media.


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    Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei Fast Facts

    Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei Fast Facts


    Read CNN's Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei Fast Facts for a look at the life of the Iranian Supreme...

    Read CNN's Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei Fast Facts for a look at the life of the Iranian Supreme Leader.
    Iran executes eight men over last year's terror attacks in Tehran

    Iran executes eight men over last year's terror attacks in Tehran


    Iran executed eight men convicted of terrorism for last year's twin attacks that left 17 people dead in Tehran, state media reported...

    Iran executed eight men convicted of terrorism for last year's twin attacks that left 17 people dead in Tehran, state media reported Saturday.
    Russia, rebels reach interim ceasefire agreement in Syrian south

    Russia, rebels reach interim ceasefire agreement in Syrian south


    Russia and Syrian rebel groups have reached an interim ceasefire agreement in Syria's southern province of Daraa after weeks of violence in the area, a Free Syrian Army spokesman told CNN on...

    Russia and Syrian rebel groups have reached an interim ceasefire agreement in Syria's southern province of Daraa after weeks of violence in the area, a Free Syrian Army spokesman told CNN on Friday.
    West Bank village digs in as demolition looms

    West Bank village digs in as demolition looms


    A hair-raising dash across a busy highway is one of two ways of reaching the West Bank Bedouin community of Khan al-Ahmar. The other is to navigate a rugged and barely passable dirt...

    A hair-raising dash across a busy highway is one of two ways of reaching the West Bank Bedouin community of Khan al-Ahmar. The other is to navigate a rugged and barely passable dirt track.
    US pushes back on Iranian officials as spat over oil exports continues

    US pushes back on Iranian officials as spat over oil exports continues


    The US and Iran continue to trade barbs over Iranian oil exports, with the US military announcing that it will continue to keep the Persian Gulf open to international...

    The US and Iran continue to trade barbs over Iranian oil exports, with the US military announcing that it will continue to keep the Persian Gulf open to international shipping.