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Nine dead after Sudan militia attacks Darfur sit-in

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Nine dead after Sudan militia attacks Darfur sit-in

Dozens of others were injured when militiamen, allegedly state paramilitaries, forcibly dispersed the protest camp in Fata Burno, North Darfur.

Malian jihadist on trial at ICC over Timbuktu destruction

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Malian jihadist on trial at ICC over Timbuktu destruction

Al Hassan is the second Islamist extremist to face trial at the ICC for the destruction of the Timbuktu shrines, following a 2016 landmark ...

Lebanese journalist hits back at misogynistic 'Saudi-linked' smear campaign

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Lebanese journalist hits back at misogynistic 'Saudi-linked' smear campaign

Ghada Oueiss has said she was targeted for presenting reports critical of powerful Arab royals.

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Sudanese fighters committing armed robberies and assaults in Libya

Sudan's infamous Janjaweed militia is reportedly stealing and assaulting locals in Libya as they fight alongside rogue General Khalifa Haftar's troops.

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US: UN report 'whitewashes' Iran general

A UN report describing the US-directed killing of Qasem Soleimani as unlawful was 'intellectually dishonest' and 'whitewashed' the Iranian ...

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Iraq intelligence chief sacked in latest military shakeup

Observers say the reshuffle is linked to investigations into the deadly suppression of protests which broke out in October last year.

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Rockets target American sites in Iraq despite militia arrests

Two rocket attacks have targeted American sites in and around Baghdad on Saturday night, wounding a child, despite recent arrests of suspected ...

Nile dam talks resume as Egypt minister faces criticism

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Nile dam talks resume as Egypt minister faces criticism

Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan resumed negotiations over the Great Renaissance Dam under African Union sponsorship, as Egyptians mocked the country's ...

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US courts Taliban with vision of Afghan prosperity

The US highlighted the economic potential of a peaceful Afghanistan in talks with the Taliban

Afghan warlord awarded 'country's highest military rank'

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Afghan warlord awarded 'country's highest military rank'

Abdul Rahid Dostum has been accused of widespread human rights abuses over decades, including killing thousands of Taliban prisoners in ...

How Abu Dhabi is helping out Damascus

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How Abu Dhabi is helping out Damascus

Comment: Khaled Sid Mohand of The Justice and Liberties for All Committee discusses normalisation, and the UAE's monetary, military and security ...

Iraq launches operation against IS, anti-US militias in Baghdad

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Iraq launches operation against IS, anti-US militias in Baghdad

The Iraqi government has launched a new operation against IS militants in the north of Baghdad, which security sources say will also target ...

Egyptian judge who drafted anti-torture law dismissed from council

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Egyptian judge who drafted anti-torture law dismissed from council

Veteran Judge Asim Abdul Jabbar had been set to resume membership of the seven-member council in 2021, before his name was suddenly ...

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9 Iran-backed fighters killed in 2nd raid in Syria

Nine have been killed in air strikes targeting positions of Iranian-backed militias.

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The Iraq Report: Showdown between government and Iran-backed militias

Iraq's new prime minister has sent the elite CTS force to arrest members of Iran-backed Kataib Hezbollah, accused of targeting US soldiers. The ...

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HTS clashes with new jihadi formation in Idlib province

HTS have clashed with jihadi groups such as Hurras Al-Din in Idlib.

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Saudi spends $1.7 million on NEOM megacity PR plan

Saudi Arabia has invested heavily in the NEOM project.

US doubles reward for IS leader to $10 million

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US doubles reward for IS leader to $10 million

The US had already offered $5 million for Amir Mohammed Abdul Rahman al-Mawli before he was identified as the successor to Abu Bakr ...

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Family of slain Saudi activist slam NEOM 'compensation plan'

Saudi Arabia has been accused of offering NEOM compensation money 'under threats' to members of the Huwaiti tribe who were evicted to make way ...

Sudan 'repels Ethiopian cross-border attack' amid Nile tensions

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Sudan 'repels Ethiopian cross-border attack' amid Nile tensions

Major General Nasr al-Deen Abd al-Qayyum, governor of Sudan's eastern Gadaref province, said Sudanese armed forces had on Sunday "successfully ...

Iran arrests members of 'heretical' Shia group

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Iran arrests members of 'heretical' Shia group

A group of was arrested for distributing material both online and in public, critical of mainstream Shia doctrine, including the coming of Imam ...

New Iraqi PM to kick off first foreign tour

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New Iraqi PM to kick off first foreign tour

Iraq's new Prime Minister Mustafa Al-Kadhimi is planning his first foreign tour.

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