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Jordan's foreign ministry has called on Israeli authorities to stop protecting groups of hard-line settlers who regularly attempt to storm the Muslim holy compound.

Kuwait's cabinet and parliament are in a stand-off, leading to the resignation of the government.

Rights groups fear Iraq execution spree following IS attack

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Rights groups fear Iraq execution spree following IS attack

Rights groups fear that Iraqi authorities may carry out hundreds of executions in retaliation for a deadly IS suicide bombing.

Women should support husbands' football teams: Saudi marriage counsellor

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Women should support husbands' football teams: Saudi marriage counsellor

Saudi marriage counsellor Basma Jumaa said women must support their husband's football team to harmonise their marriage.

New round of talks on Syria's constitution begins

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New round of talks on Syria's constitution begins

A new round of UN-sponsored talks to write a constitution for war-torn Syria has begun in Geneva, amid accusations that the Assad regime is ...

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UK must stop supplying arms to Egypt regime: CAAT

CAAT has urged the UK government to stop supplying arms to Egypt's military regime.

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Egypt arrests cartoonist for marking January 25th Revolution anniversary

Egyptian authorities arrested a cartoonist for posting a video that marked the tenth anniversary of the January 25th pro-democracy uprising.

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UAE cabinet approves opening Israel embassy in Tel Aviv

Abu Dhabi has approved plans for an embassy in Tel Aviv after Israel opened one in the UAE.

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Prisoners of conscience suffer in Egypt's 'horrid prisons': Amnesty

To mark 10 years since the uprising in Egypt, Amnesty International released a report detailing the human rights abuses occurring in the ...

Arab Spring exiles look back on Egypt uprising

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Arab Spring exiles look back on Egypt uprising

A decade after the January 25 uprising, thousands of protesters are estimated to have fled to escape the President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi ...

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Iraq militia claims attack on Riyadh

Alwiya Alwaad Alhaq said it had targeted Saudi Arabia to 'avenge' a recent IS bombing in central Baghdad that killed 32 people.

Iran ready for Saudi talks if policy changes

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Iran ready for Saudi talks if policy changes

Iran’s foreign ministry spokesman has suggested that Saudi Arabia’s policy shifts in the context of a friendlier US administration could lay the ...

Israeli forces kill Palestinian worker, arrest three youths

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Israeli forces kill Palestinian worker, arrest three youths

A Palestinian worker in the West Bank was killed by tear gas fired by Israeli forces, while Israeli troops detained three young men and blew up ...

Libya oil output makes high-stake but fragile return

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Libya oil output makes high-stake but fragile return

Libya has increased its oil production tenfold, but this is still below the levels of the Gaddafi era, experts say.

Egypt to start Covid-19 vaccination campaign: Sisi

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Egypt to start Covid-19 vaccination campaign: Sisi

Egypt registered over 160,000 novel coronavirus infections, including more than 8,850 deaths. Health officials warned that low testing rates ...

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11 Iraqi fighters killed in IS attack: security sources

The jihadists used light weapons and the cover of darkness to target the Hashed east of Tikrit, the capital of Iraq's Salahaddin province.

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Saudi Arabia rejected all calls for dialogue: Iran FM

In an interview with a reformist newspaper, Mohammad Javad Zarif spoke of diplomatic efforts with Saudi Arabia and his career as Iran’s top ...

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Ronaldo rejects offer to become face of Saudi tourism

In another attempt to use elite sports to promote its image globally, Saudi Arabia offered footballing start Cristiano Ronaldo £5.3 million to ...

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Qatar denies 'pledge' to change Al Jazeera's Egypt policy

A claim by Egyptian officials that suggested Qatar had agreed to change its Al Jazeera policy towards Cairo has been rejected as false ...

Missiles strike Baghdad airport amid new anti-IS operation

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Missiles strike Baghdad airport amid new anti-IS operation

No one claimed responsibility for the latest rocket attacks, but the US has blamed Iran-aligned militia factions for repeatedly targeting its ...

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UN: Violence in Sudan's Darfur killed 250, displaced 100,000

More than 100,000 people have been displaced since fighting erupted earlier this month.

Foreign forces ignore Libya exit deadline under fragile truce

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Foreign forces ignore Libya exit deadline under fragile truce

There are around 20,000 troops and mercenaries from countries including Turkey and Russia, according to the UN.

UK lawmakers seek investigation into Beirut explosion-linked firm

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UK lawmakers seek investigation into Beirut explosion-linked firm

Savaro Ltd. shares the same address as three individuals linked to the purchase of ammonium nitrate which caused the deadly explosion in Beirut ...

US State Department reopens file on Houthi terrorist designation

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US State Department reopens file on Houthi terrorist designation

The new US State Department is reexamining the designation of the Houthi movement as terrorists, amid fears of a worsening humanitarian crisis ...

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