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Taliban halts talks with Afghanistan government over prisoner swap

07 April, 2020

Afghan officials have refused to release Taliban commanders with 'blood on their hands'.

Gulf states urged to free activists, migrant workers

07 April, 2020

Human Rights Watch has raised concerns over the health of political prisoners and rights activists detained across the Gulf, as the region battles with the coronavirus.

The Middle East at war with coronavirus: Top stories

06 April, 2020

As thousands of Afghans flee the regional 'coronavirus epicentre' in Iran, Egypt leaves hundreds of its citizens stranded in Qatar in today's roundup.

Egypt 'refuses' appeals to repatriate stranded citizens in Qatar

06 April, 2020

Some 400 Egyptians are reportedly stranded in Qatar without assistance from their government in Cairo, which has allegedly refused to repatriate them.

Taliban warn peace deal with US near breaking point

06 April, 2020

The US military in Afghanistan rejects Taliban claim, saying it had upheld the military terms of the agreement.

Cut! Coronavirus pegs back Ramadan soaps

03 April, 2020

Many countries in the Middle East have imposed tough restrictions to curb the spread of the pandemic, forcing studios to shut down temporarily and others to work under strict rules.

Coronavirus lockdowns are further eroding civil rights in Mideast

02 April, 2020

A new tracker has been launched to monitor the degradation of civil liberties across the world as countries grapple with a fast-spreading virus and social distancing directives.

Twitter removes thousands of fake pro-government Egyptian, Saudi accounts

02 April, 2020

Twitter announced it deleted 5,350 'inauthentic' Saudi accounts and 2,541 Egyptian accounts that amplified messaging against Qatar, Turkey and Iran under direction from the respective governments.

Pakistan overturns Briton's death sentence in US journalist murder

02 April, 2020

British-born Omar Sheikh is set to be released from Pakistani prison after his sentence was overturned amid claims he was wrongly convicted of the killing of US journalist Daniel Pearl.

Could MbS' power grab unravel Al Saud rule?

02 April, 2020

Comment: The Saudi crown prince's rise to power has in effect destabilised his country, and by extension Al Saud control, writes Emile Nakhleh.

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