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Saudi Arabia allows women at football game for first time

Supporters arrive at the King Abdullah Sports City in Jeddah for Friday's game


Saudi Arabia has for the first time allowed women to spectate at a football match, part of an easing of strict rules on gender separation by the ultra-conservative Muslim country.

Women fans filed into a stadium in the city of Jeddah on Friday, through family gates into family seating.

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Rohingya crisis: Myanmar army admits killings

Entire villages were burned during the violence that broke out in August last year



Myanmar's army has admitted for the first time its soldiers were involved in the killing of Rohingya Muslims in recent violence in Rakhine state.

It said an inquiry had found that four members of the security forces were involved in the killing of 10 people in Inn Din village near Maungdaw.

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Trump threatens stop to Palestinian aid over Jerusalem row

Mr Trump's comments suggest he is planning to pull Palestinian aid funding

 

The US may stop aid payments to Palestinians who are "no long willing to talk peace", President Trump said.

On Twitter, Mr Trump said the United States received "no appreciation or respect" in return for its aid.

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