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    Israel steps up armored deployment on Gaza border, Egypt intervenes

    Israel ramped up its armored forces along the Gaza border on Thursday in a daylight show of force, a day after a Palestinian rocket destroyed a home in southern Israel. With the deployment clearly visible from main Israeli roads near the Gaza Strip, senior Egyptian security officials met leaders of the enclave's ruling Hamas to try to calm tensions. Hamas and the smaller extremist militant group quickly denied firing the rockets. Much may depend on the scope and intensity of a planned Palestinian protest at the border with Israel on Friday, where often violent demonstrations have been held over the past six months. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, who convened his security cabinet on

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    Spotted: Janhvi, Kareena Kapoor, Soha Ali Khan...

    Janhvi, Khushi and Anshula Kapoor at Namaste England screening. Kareena Kapoor Malaika Arora launches her yoga studio Soha Ali Khan and Kunal Khemu Salman Khan Katrina Kaif Jacqueline Fernandez Deepika Padukone Esha Deol and Rekha Sonam Kapoor Rohan Mehra and Saif Ali Khan Varun Dhawan Shah Rukh Khan and Gauri Khan Karan Johar, Malaika Arora and Kirron Kher at India's Got Talent press meet. Shah Rukh Khan Pragya Kapoor, Preity Zinta and Sussanne Khan Janhvi Kapoor Ranveer Singh at Farhan Akhtar's house. Shweta Bachchan at her book launch with Karan Johar and Amitabh and Jaya Bachchan. Janhvi Kapoor Karisma Kapoor and son Kiaan Malaika Arora Shilpa Shetty Aditi Rao Hydari Shahid and Mira Kapoor

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    Saudi prince's aide was 'at consulate' when Khashoggi vanished

    A member of Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman's entourage walked into the Saudi consulate in Istanbul just before writer Jamal Khashoggi vanished there, according to a leaked surveillance photo. The man, identified by Turkish officials as Maher Abdulaziz Mutreb, has been photographed in the background during the prince's trips to the US, France, and Spain this year. Turkish officials say he flew into Istanbul on a private jet along with an "autopsy expert" on October 2 and left that night. That was the same day Khashoggi, a columnist for The Washington Post who wrote critically of the prince's rise to power, entered the consulate and was never seen again. Turkish press reports - which commentators

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    Khashoggi’s alleged fiancée and ties to radical ‘charity’ linked to ISIS, Qaeda

    Ever since Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi went missing in Istanbul, the name Hatice Cengiz has dominated the scene and remained at the forefront of news headlines amid the mysterious aura of the past 13 days. Azmi Bishara with a delegation of Ibn Khaldun University. (Supplied) The iHH Foundation iHH Humanitarian Relief Foundation which is headed by Bulent Yildirim who is close to radical and extremist groups. (Supplied) Terrorist ties Last Update: Thursday, 18 October 2018 KSA 15:59 - GMT 12:59

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    Saudi citizen, cited in Khashoggi case, exposes media blunder on Istanbul visit

    In the latest web of fabricated news coverage based on uncorroborated sources - surrounding the disappearance of Saudi citizen Jamal Khashoggi in Istanbul, Turkey, on October 2 - is the Saudi citizen named Waleed al-Shehri. Turkish newspapers published al-Shehri’s picture as among the 15 Saudis who has been dubbed by the frenzied media as an alleged Saudi intelligence official who arrived in Istanbul to carry out the assassination of the missing journalist. Waleed al-Shehri in a tweeted video said that it was three years ago that he  had visited Turkey, that too  on a transit flight from Paris.

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    Iran’s chief prosecutor: Women watching half-naked men play soccer is sinful

    Iran’s Chief Prosecutor Mohammad Jafar Montazeri threatening officials who allow women to enter football stadiums has caused an uproar among Iranian activists. Montazeri, the powerful head of the country’s judiciary, claimed that women should be banned from going to stadiums because it is “sinful” for them to watch “half-naked men play soccer.” He added that action will be taken if they continue to go. Soccer stadiums have been off-limits for women for the past four decades in Iran, a ban that has divided Iran’s political establishment.

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    Trump: Saudi Arabia has been a very important ally of ours in the Middle East

    United States President Donald Trump has said that he does not want to walk away from Saudi Arabia when asked by Fox Business Network regarding the ongoing probe into the Khashoggi case. Trump also said that Washington needed Saudi Arabia in the fight against terrorism.