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Head of Sudan’s largest party slams Israel normalisation deal

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Head of Sudan’s largest party slams Israel normalisation deal

Sudan's former Prime Minister Sadiq al-Mahdi withdrew from a government-organised religious conference on Saturday in protest against the normalisation announcement.

Date of publication: 24 October, 2020

Istanbul's opposition mayor tests positive for Covid-19

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Istanbul's opposition mayor tests positive for Covid-19

Mayor Ekrem Imamoglu has received treatment at a hospital and his condition is good, spokesman Murat Ongun tweeted.

Libyans voice hope, doubts over ceasefire deal

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Libyans voice hope, doubts over ceasefire deal

Friday's deal was signed in Geneva by military delegates from Libya's two main warring parties.

Suicide bomber kills 13 in Afghan capital

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Suicide bomber kills 13 in Afghan capital

Violence on the ground has spiked in recent weeks despite the Taliban and ...

Italian appointed Catholic patriarch of Jerusalem

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Italian appointed Catholic patriarch of Jerusalem

Pope Francis has appointed an Italian priest as Latin patriarch of Jerusalem.

Egypt starts voting in first stage of parliament elections

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Egypt starts voting in first stage of parliament elections

Polling stations opened in Egypt for parliamentary elections in which there was little doubt of a sweeping victory for supporters of hardline President Abdel Fattah al-Sissi.

Trump suggests Egypt may 'blow up' Ethiopia dam

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Trump suggests Egypt may 'blow up' Ethiopia dam

Donald Trump risked a diplomatic crisis after he told reporters at the White House that Sudan must resolve the issue or risk Egypt blowing up the dam.

France to crack down on online posts after murder

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France to crack down on online posts after murder

France will crack down on social media posts that put people in danger by divulging their personal details following the murder of a teacher ...

Afghan road bomb kills nine civilians: officials

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Afghan road bomb kills nine civilians: officials

The Taliban has been blamed for the attack which killed nine civilians.

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Ethiopia says will not 'cave in' after Trump remarks

US President Donald Trump voiced anger at Ethiopia over its construction of a huge dam on the Nile River and appeared to suggest that Egypt may destroy it.

International donors pledge nearly $600m for Rohingya refugees

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International donors pledge nearly $600m for Rohingya refugees

The virtual donor conference failed to meet its funding target of $1 billion.

US school teacher 'told Muslim student to remove hijab'

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US school teacher 'told Muslim student to remove hijab'

Students at a Kansas high school held a demonstration to protest religious discrimination, after a student was allegedly told to remove her Islamic head scarf by a teacher.

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Pentagon condemns Turkey S-400 test, Erdogan dismisses US criticism

The Pentagon strongly condemned the test of a Russian-made S-400 missile defence system by NATO ally Turkey and warned of 'serious consequences'.

Libya resumes oil exports from key terminals

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Libya resumes oil exports from key terminals

Conflict-strewn Libya sits atop Africa's largest proven crude oil reserves.

Israel 'will not oppose' US arms sales to UAE

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Israel 'will not oppose' US arms sales to UAE

Defence Minister Benny Gantz received assurances from US Defence Secretary Mark Esper that Israel's 'qualitative military edge' would not suffer.

Netanyahu lauds Sudan deal, while Palestinians lament

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Netanyahu lauds Sudan deal, while Palestinians lament

Palestinian leaders strongly condemned the deal, echoing their rejection of Israel's normalisation accords with the UAE and Bahrain signed in Washington last month.

Trump says 'five more' Arab nations want Israel normalisation

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Trump says 'five more' Arab nations want Israel normalisation

The US president did not name which five countries were interested in normalising ties with Israel after the UAE, Bahrain and Sudan agreed to the controversial move.

US Muslim congresswoman uses Arabic profanity to describe Trump

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US Muslim congresswoman uses Arabic profanity to describe Trump

Palestinian-American Congresswoman Rashida Tlaib used an Arabic profanity to describe Trump in a tweet that had people amused and confused.

Trump moves to end Sudan terror listing

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Trump moves to end Sudan terror listing

Sudan's government has issued a $335 million compensation payment as part of the agreement towards being removed from the State Sponsors of ...

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Palestine's fatwa council deplores UAE normalisation visit to Al-Aqsa

Palestine's fatwa council head Mufti Muhammed Hussain deplored an Israeli-funded UAE delegation to Al-Aqsa Mosque.

Saudi chain replaces Turkish burger with discounted 'Greek' patty

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Saudi chain replaces Turkish burger with discounted 'Greek' patty

As Saudi businesses move to boycott Turkish products, one Saudi fast food chain has decided to get petty over a patty.

How first-time immigrant voters see the 2020 US election

Brooke Anderson

How first-time immigrant voters see the 2020 US election

Record numbers of America's newest citizens are casting their ballot for the first time in the 2020 election.

Sahar Esfandiari

Diaspora in Bloom: Spotlighting contemporary Assyrian art and identity

A virtual but intimate exhibition aims to showcase modern-day Assyrian art created by the ancient community's widespread diaspora, exploring the challenges of identity, migration and cultural continuation.

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