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There is growing opposition to US arms deals with Saudi Arabia.

UN warns Yemen on the brink of famine again
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UN warns Yemen on the brink of famine again

The UN has once again sounded the alarm over Yemen's descent into famine as donor funds have dried up.

Hezbollah chief blasts US envoy as 'military ruler'

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Hezbollah chief blasts US envoy as 'military ruler'

The head of Hezbollah accused the US ambassador to Lebanon of behaving "as if she has authority" after she criticised the Iran-backed Shia party.

US Muslim organisation to represent prisoner denied kosher meals

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US Muslim organisation to represent prisoner denied kosher meals

The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) says a Michigan jail's refusal to provide kosher meals to a Jewish inmate violates the US ...

Russia's commander in Syria meets Kurdish SDF leader

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Russia's commander in Syria meets Kurdish SDF leader

The SDF has been at loggerheads with Turkey over control of northern Syria.

Lebanon PM seeking to sue AUB for $1 million

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Lebanon PM seeking to sue AUB for $1 million

Hassan Diab reportedly filed a complaint claiming nearly one million dollars in exit package compensation from his former employer last month.

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Lebanese convicted of financing Hezbollah in US returns home

A Lebanese businessman who was convicted for laundering money to Hezbollah returned to his home country after his early release.

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Ilhan Omar calls for dismantling US 'system of oppression'

Muslim Minnesota Congresswoman Illham Omar delivered a powerful speech about racism in the US.

Exiled Uighurs bring first-ever ICC claim against China

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Exiled Uighurs bring first-ever ICC claim against China

The evidence submitted includes torture, being forced to eat pork and drink alcohol, and birth control for Uyghur women.

Iran currency tumbles to new low against dollar

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Iran currency tumbles to new low against dollar

The latest dip has prompted Iran's central bank to inject millions of dollars into the market, in a bid to stabilise the diminishing currency.

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Iraq mourns Hashemi, vows to pursue his killers

National and international figures mourned the killing of Hisham al-Hashemi, who was gunned down on Monday in capital city of Baghdad.

Mysterious damage to Iran nuclear site could be Israel

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Mysterious damage to Iran nuclear site could be Israel

An incident at a nuclear site in Iran has some guessing that it is connected to Israel.

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Yemen's starving children, legacy of six years of war

The war in Yemen has escalated and turned into the world's worst humanitarian crisis.

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Kuwait general reserves plummet by third after coronavirus lockdowns

Low oil prices and coronavirus lockdowns have forced the Kuwaiti government to tap into reserves.

Israel passes bill allowing government to bypass parliament

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Israel passes bill allowing government to bypass parliament

Some MPs decried the sidelining of the legislature, saying it marked another ...

US killing of Qassem Soleimani 'unlawful', says UN expert

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US killing of Qassem Soleimani 'unlawful', says UN expert

A UN expert found the US' killing of Iranian military commander Qassem Soleimani to be in contravention of international law.

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New at Saudi hajj: Bottled holy water, sterilised pebbles

The Kingdom has released a number of important guidelines in an effort to control the potential spread of Covid-19 as the country slowly opens its doors for pilgrims.

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Two killed in latest mysterious explosion to hit Iran

A number of factories and sensitive sites in Iran have been hit by mysterious fires and explosions in recent weeks, sparking speculation that the country is under attack.

Israel to build 164 illegal settler homes in Bethlehem

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Israel to build 164 illegal settler homes in Bethlehem

Israel is set to build 164 illegal settler units in the occupied West Bank city of Bethlehem.