Israel had plan to shoot down passenger plane to kill Arafat, book claims

Ariel Sharon allegedly told air force to attack planes if thought to be carrying Palestinian leader

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Local people tackle tide of beach plastic in Mumbai

Clean-up has collected more than 12,000 tonnes of plastic since 2015

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Sadat nephew and Sisi critic drops Egyptian presidential bid

Mohamed Anwar al-Sadat says he doubts there will be genuine competition and indicates he may wait until 2022

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Arthouse films battle squeeze from Netflix and blockbusters

Independent movies such as Darkest Hour succeeding despite big studios’ dominance

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Will AT&T’s call to drop Huawei end phone maker’s US hopes?

Loss of the deal with the giant mobile carrier has put a huge obstacle in the way of the Chinese firm’s ambition of conquering the American market Read more »