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An Egyptian doctor, Raslan Fadl, has become the first person in Egypt to be convicted of female genital mutilation. He was sentenced for the manslaughter of a girl (13) during an FGM procedure in a village in northern Egypt. Photograph: Reuters.

An Egyptian doctor has become the first person in the country to be convicted of female genital mutilation, seven years after the widely practised (...)

A settler is lead away by an Israeli soldier after confrontations with Palestinians in the village of Qusra, near the West Bank City of Nablus. Photograph: Alaa Badarneh/EPA

Israel today published tenders for 1,400 new homes in the occupied West Bank and East Jerusalem, days after US secretary of state John Kerry visited t(...)