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Jihadist group rejects deal for Syria's Idlib, main faction yet to declare stance 08:32 GMT

BEIRUT (Reuters) - A jihadist faction in the Idlib region of northwestern Syria has rejected a Turkish-Russian deal that requires "radical" insurgents to withdraw from a demilitarised zone, and urged rebels to launch new military operations.  Full Article

 
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Israel sets October deadline to evacuate Bedouin village in West Bank 10:18 GMT 

KHAN AL-AHMAR, West Bank (Reuters) - Israel on Sunday told residents of Khan al-Ahmar, a Bedouin village in the occupied West Bank slated for demolition, to clear their houses by Oct. 1.  Full Article  

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Maldives' vote expected to keep hardline Yameen in power 07:32 GMT 

MALE (Reuters) - The Maldives voted on Sunday in an election in which hardline President Abdulla Yameen is expected to cement his grip on power but which opposition and international groups have criticised for a lack of transparency and suppression of dissent.  Full Article  

 
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