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Christian pilgrims march through Jerusalem for Good FridayChristian pilgrims march on Good Friday through ancient alleyways of Jerusalem's Old City, retracing Jesus' steps
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Algeria protesters keep up pressure on regimeProtesters in Algeria have demonstrated for a ninth straight Friday against the country's leadership amid calls for the departure of the powerful military's chief of staff
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Israel demolishes home of Palestinian charged with killingIsraeli military demolishes family home of Palestinian charged with the killing of 19-year-old Israeli woman
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Sudanese protest organizers step up pressure on militarySudanese protest organizers to announce council to pressure the military to hand over power after al-Bashir ouster
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Expats vote on giving Egypt president 8 more years in powerReport: Egyptian expats vote on constitutional amendments that could allow president to stay in power until 2030
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WHO says over 200 killed in fighting over Libyan capitalWHO says death toll from this month's fighting between rival Libyan factions for control of Tripoli has risen to 205
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In this Tuesday, April 16, 2019 photo, Journalists take part at press conference with spokespersons from Meraas, Coca-Cola and AEG Ogden, at the Coca Cola Arena in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Dubai unveils its latest mega-project, a stadium and arena in the heart of a super luxe shopping and dining destination, even as the economy slows down and thousands of jobs are being axed across the emirate. (AP Photo/Kamran Jebreili)
Dubai arena is latest project unveiled despite weaker growthNew Dubai arena is latest megaproject to be unveiled despite concerns of economic slowdown
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Egypt opposition urges "No" vote to extend president's termCoalition of opposition political parties calls on Egyptian voters to reject proposed constitutional amendments in referendum
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Israeli police detain Jewish suspects with sacrificial goatsIsraeli police detain 4 suspects attempting to smuggle goats into Jerusalem holy site for Passover sacrifice
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Erdogan lashes out at Financial Times over report on economyTurkey's president has lashed out at the Financial Times and other western media, accusing them of falsely portraying the economy as being on the brink of collapse
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A protesters mans a checkpoint at entrance number three to the  sit-in inside the Armed Forces Square, in Khartoum, Sudan, Wednesday, April 17, 2019. A Sudanese official and a former minister said the military has transferred ousted President Omar al-Bashir to the city's Kopar Prison in Khartoum. The move came after organizers of the street protests demanded the military move al-Bashir to an official prison. (AP Photos/Salih Basheer)
Thousands protest in Sudan capital, demand civilian ruleTens of thousands of protesters have converged on the main sit-in in the Sudanese capital of Khartoum to pressure the ruling military council to speed up the transition of power to a civilian government
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Iran flies domestically made fighter jets to mark Army DayIran showcases domestically made fighter jets during military parade marking National Army Day
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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu chairs the weekly cabinet meeting in Jerusalem, Sunday, April 14, 2019. (Ronen Zvulun/Pool via AP)
Israel's president formally nominates Netanyahu as PMIsrael's president has formally nominated Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu as the candidate to form the next government
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Libyan official says shelling kills at least 6 in TripoliLibyan health official says fighting between rival militias for control of Tripoli kills at least six civilians
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Iraqi prime minister makes first visit to Saudi ArabiaIraqi prime minister in Saudi Arabia for first visit since assuming post 6 months ago and days after visiting Iran
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