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The drone strike marks "an escalation and a sign that Iran-backed militias will use various weapons to attack their targets."

The announcement comes after Aramco posted consecutive falls in profits since it began disclosing earnings in 2019.

Key dates in Jordan's history

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Key dates in Jordan's history

Since its independence in 1946, Jordan has been through major events that defined its History.

Watchdog urges Morocco to release jailed W Sahara journalist

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Watchdog urges Morocco to release jailed W Sahara journalist

Moroccan authorities are being urged to free Mohamed Lamine Haddi, who has reportedly been force fed in prison.

Stranded in Turkey, professor seeks return to France

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Stranded in Turkey, professor seeks return to France

Tuna Altinel's colleagues view the 55-year-old as another victim of a crackdown against academia and Kurdish causes that gathered force after ...

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UN experts pull back on corruption claims against Yemen

The UN panel of experts monitoring sanctions against Yemen has withdrawn claims of corruption and money laundering by the Yemeni government, central bank and the UAE-based Hayel Saeed Anam Group.

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Iran and China to sign 25-year cooperation treaty

Iran and China are to sign a 25-year cooperation agreement on Saturday, the Iranian foreign ministry has announced

Giovanni Vimercati

Berlinale: Exposing the polite fiction of society through cinema

At this year's Berlinale, four Arab films brought forward the painful complexity behind the façade of society.

Rosie McCabe

Vaccine corruption in Lebanon and the World Bank's dilemma

In-depth: The World Bank's threat to suspend coronavirus financing over Lebanon's queue-jumping scandal shows there is no easy answer to vaccine ...

Frontex: The EU agency under fire for migrant pushbacks

Keira Dignan

Frontex: The EU agency under fire for migrant pushbacks

In-depth: There are mounting allegations of illegal and violent practices by the EU agency Frontex, suggesting the EU's border system is ...

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Young Tunisian activists under police pressure

Young Tunisian activists still fear the police, a decade after the popular uprising established freedom of expression, because of a lack of ...

The UK government's pandemic shame

Sanjeev Krishna and Yolanda Augustin

The UK government's pandemic shame

Comment: A year into the pandemic, and the UK government's failure to provide adequate PPE means that frontline healthcare workers remain in the ...

Libya arms embargo 'totally ineffective': UN report

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Libya arms embargo 'totally ineffective': UN report

A UN report found Libya's arms embargo to be "totally ineffective".

Russia's history of bombing civilian infrastructure in Syria

Thomas O. Falk

Russia's history of bombing civilian infrastructure in Syria

In-depth: While attempting to settle a dispute with Armenia over the effectiveness of its weapons, Russia inadvertently confirmed longstanding ...

Biden's immigration policy takes heat as migrant levels soar

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Biden's immigration policy takes heat as migrant levels soar

President Joe Biden faced mounting pressure Monday from Republicans over his handling of a surge in migrants - including thousands of ...

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Turkey condemns California's release of diplomat killer

Turkey on condemned California Governor Gavin Newsom's decision not to try halting the planned release of an Armenian man jailed for the 1982 murder of the Turkish consul in LA.

Jessica Buxbaum

How Israeli industrial zones exploit Palestinian land and labour

In-depth: Palestinians working in settlement industrial zones often feel they have no other choice, with the Palestinian economy and labour ...

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New round of Greek-Turkish talks set for March 16

Greece and Turkey, both NATO members, will hold fresh talks in Athens next week to try to settle their standoff over eastern Mediterranean ...

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39 migrants drown off Tunisia as two boats capsize

At least 39 migrants drowned after two boats capsized off Tunisia.

14 migrants die, 139 rescued off Tunisia: national guard

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14 migrants die, 139 rescued off Tunisia: national guard

Two boats carrying migrants has sunk off the coast of Tunisia, killing at least 14 people.

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Lives of Middle East, North Africa youth 'in jeopardy'

Many youth in the Middle East and North Africa are struggling a decade since the Arab Spring protests spread across the region.

Iraq gets first shipment vaccine from China

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Iraq gets first shipment vaccine from China

Iraq on Tuesday received 50,000 Sinopharm vaccines donated by China.

Were Biden's warnings to Sisi just empty threats?

Horriya Marzouk

Were Biden's warnings to Sisi just empty threats?

In-depth: A $200 million arms deal with Cairo has led many to question the seriousness of Biden's vow to take a tougher stance on human rights ...

In Sisi's Egypt, even children are political prisoners

Ariane Lavrilleux

In Sisi's Egypt, even children are political prisoners

In-depth: Ten years after the Arab Spring, Sisi rules Egypt with an iron fist. Under the guise of fighting terrorism, civil society has faced an ...

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