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Repeated interruptions to Hasakeh's water supplies have put locals at greater risk of contacting the coronavirus.

This week we focus on the result of an investigation into alleged ammonium nitrate at Aden port, Yemen's viral 'water girl' and more.

Yemenis rally around 9-year-old girl shot by Houthi sniper

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Yemenis rally around 9-year-old girl shot by Houthi sniper

A little girl that had been fetching water was reportedly shot by Houthi rebels and is currently in critical condition.

Four new COVID-19 deaths in Lebanon Palestinian refugee camps

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Four new COVID-19 deaths in Lebanon Palestinian refugee camps

The UN Palestinian refugee agency confirmed four new COVID-19 deaths in camps in Lebanon, calling for vigilance in observing hygiene measures as ...

Iran says 2 convicted of spying for Israel, UK

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Iran says 2 convicted of spying for Israel, UK

Two people have been convicted in Iran for allegedly spying on behalf Israel, the UK and Germany.

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Iran abducted exiled opponent while in Dubai, family says

Jamshid Sharmahd, a member of a militant Iranian opposition group, appears to have been taken from Dubai to Oman and then onwards to Iran.

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Iran says passengers can sue US for endangering flight

Iran has lodged a complaint with the ICAO and plans to submit a protest letter to the UN Security Council and secretary general.

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US-led coalition in Iraq hands over Basmaya military base

The pullout comes in line with coalition plans to withdraw from bases across Iraq and consolidate in Baghdad and at the Ain ...

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Deadly 'PKK bombing' and Syrian rebel clashes kill civilians

A bombing in Ras Al-Ain and intra-rebel clashes have rocked an uneasy peace in northern Syria.

US presence in Iraq 'cause of insecurity', says Khamenei

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US presence in Iraq 'cause of insecurity', says Khamenei

Prime Minister Mustafa al-Kadhemi of Iraq met Ayatollah Ali Khamenei in the Iranian capital during his first trip abroad since taking ...

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Iran executes man convicted of spying for CIA, Mossad

"Mahmoud Mousavi Majd's sentence was carried out on Monday morning over the charge of espionage so that the case of his betrayal to his country ...

Iran executes man convicted of spying for CIA: judiciary

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Iran executes man convicted of spying for CIA: judiciary

Reza Asgari, an Iranian citizen who had formerly worked at the defence ministry's aerospace division, was executed last week, according the ...

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.

Abu Dhabi eases coronavirus lockdown, allowing people to leave

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Abu Dhabi eases coronavirus lockdown, allowing people to leave

Abu Dhabi had imposed a ban on people entering or leaving the city without permission.

US urges Libya ceasefire as landmines kill 7

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US urges Libya ceasefire as landmines kill 7

Mike Pompeo's call came as the UN said it had held "productive" talks separately with officers from the unity government and rival forces ...

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UAE-backed Haftar's forces using internationally-banned landmines in Libya

Pro-Haftar forces retreating from Tripoli last month laid internationally-banned landmines, posing a grave risk to civilians.

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Libya government retakes several Tripoli districts from Haftar forces

Khalifa Haftar's LNA forces suffer further setbacks in their bid to seize Libya's capital from government control.

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Yemeni activist subjected to Saudi trolling after Facebook appointment

Outspoken Yemeni activist Tawakkol Karman, who won the 2011 Nobel Peace Prize, has been subjected to a smear campaign by Saudi media after she ...

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Saudi king, Trump scurry to 'reaffirm relations' amid tensions

A phone call took place between Saudi Arabia's King Salman and US President Donald Trump on Friday, amid reports of increasing tensions between ...

UAE sentences disabled Omani man to life imprisonment

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UAE sentences disabled Omani man to life imprisonment

A disabled 21-year-old Omani man who was arrested as a teenager was sentenced to life imprisonment in the UAE over alleged links to Qatar.

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US pulls anti-missile systems from Saudi Arabia amid dispute

The US is reportedly removing two batteries of Patriot surface-to-air missiles as well as fighter equipment and 300 troops stationed in Saudi ...

UAE football league could re-start in August

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UAE football league could re-start in August

The UAE football league is hoping to restart in summer.

Libya's east-based forces shell Tripoli, killing 3

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Libya's east-based forces shell Tripoli, killing 3

Three civilians in Libya's capital Tripoli were killed in intense shelling by Khalifa Haftar's forces, the city's health authorities said.

Egypt charities encourage Ramadan donations towards health sector

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Egypt charities encourage Ramadan donations towards health sector

Egyptian charities have launched appeals for donations to help the country's struggling state hospitals amid the coronavirus epidemic.

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