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Syrian Kurds announce capture of French jihadist known for Nice attack claim
Kurdish-led forces in northern Syria on Thursday announced the capture of French jihadist Adrien Guihal, known as the voice that claimed 2016 attacks in France for the Islamic State group.

US ambassador 'tricked' into posing with doctored photo of East Jerusalem
The US embassy in Israel has said ambassador David Friedman was duped into being pictured receiving a provocative photo of annexed east Jerusalem with the revered Al-Aqsa mosque erased, an episode that provoked Palestinian anger on Wednesday.

'World no longer accepts US deciding for them,' Iran's Rouhani says
Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani dismissed threats made by US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Monday, saying the rest of the world no longer accepts Washington making decisions on their behalf.

Palestinian president Abbas hospitalised with 'lung infection'
Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas is suffering from a lung infection and could remain in hospital for several days, Palestinian medics and officials said on Monday.

European firms working with Iran will be held ‘to account', Pompeo warns
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Monday warned European businesses who work with Iran, despite Washington’s exit from the 2015 nuclear deal, that they will be held "to account".

Beyond the conflict: Reporter's notebook in modern-day Israel
Israel regularly makes headlines, but there is more to the country than the conflict with the Palestinians. FRANCE 24 reports from a young but highly developed nation, a holy land for three religions, a country where the most archaic traditions exist alongside the latest trends. As Israel marks its 70th anniversary, Antoine Mariotti and Yoray Liberman bring you this reporter's notebook.

Egypt's president announces Gaza crossing open for Ramadan
Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi has made a rare decision to open the Rafah crossing with Gaza for a month, allowing Palestinians to cross during the holy period of Ramadan.

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