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Comment: It is both incongruent and hypocritical for Spain to continue laying claim to Gibraltar while dismissing Morocco's claims to Ceuta and Melilla, writes Samir Bennis.

The case, brought forward by the head of the Egyptian Artists' Syndicate, requested the court refuse permits from the artist to sing in concerts or perform in any acting roles.

Qaddafi daughter-in-law escapes arrest after running over Syrian policemen

Amr Salahi

Qaddafi daughter-in-law escapes arrest after running over Syrian policemen

The daughter-in-law of former Libyan dictator Muammar Al-Qaddafi has escaped arrest in Syria after running over and injuring policemen and bystanders while drunk in Damascus.

Iraq could see return of unpopular checkpoints after blasts

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Iraq could see return of unpopular checkpoints after blasts

Checkpoints will return to Iraq following last week's attack in Baghdad that killed over 30 people.

Death of teenage Egyptian footballer triggers 'neglect' accusations

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Death of teenage Egyptian footballer triggers 'neglect' accusations

Seventeen-year-old Mohammed Hani Al-Kuri died while playing a match with his football club in Alexandria.

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Israeli intelligence minister leads delegation in visit to Sudan

Sudanese state media did not report the visit, which Israel said was the first by a minister since the two countries normalised ties.

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Israeli intelligence minister leads delegation in visit to Sudan

Sudanese state media did not report the visit, which Israel said was the first by a minister since the two countries normalised ties.

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Lebanese in impoverished north protest virus lockdown

Protesters were angry that Tripoli, the most impoverished city in Lebanon, is unable to cope with the nearly month-long lockdown with little to ...

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Jordan slams Israeli 'assaults' on Jerusalem's Al-Aqsa compound

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

Kuwait emir re-appoints Sheikh Sabah <em>Al</em>-Khalid <em>Al</em>-Sabah as premier

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Kuwait emir re-appoints Sheikh Sabah Al-Khalid Al-Sabah as premier

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

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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 ...

UK must stop supplying arms to Egypt regime: CAAT

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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.

Egypt arrests cartoonist for marking January 25th Revolution anniversary

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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 ...

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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

Kamal Afzali

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 ...

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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 ...

11 Iraqi fighters killed in IS attack: security sources

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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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