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Tunisian protesters march on parliament amid cabinet reshuffle

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Tunisian protesters march on parliament amid cabinet reshuffle

Hundreds gathered near the heavily-guarded parliament on Tuesday, as lawmakers held a debate inside on a list of new ministers for key government portfolios.

High-ranking Taliban delegation arrives in Iran

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High-ranking Taliban delegation arrives in Iran

A high-ranking delegation from Afghanistan’s Taliban insurgents has arrived in Tehran for talks with Foreign Minister Mohamad Javad Zarif as ...

Farmers storm India's Red Fort in challenge to Modi

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Farmers storm India's Red Fort in challenge to Modi

Tens of thousands of Indian farmers broke stormed the New Delhi's historic Red Fort, in their most significant challenge yet to Narendra Modi's ...

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Iranian-American arrested on spying charges trying to leave Iran

An Iranian-American man is one of several who have been arrested on spying charges as he tried to leave Tehran.

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Facebook deletes Netanyahu's post for 'violating privacy terms'

Facebook has deleted a post written by Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu for linking to a chatbot that encourages citizens to get vaccinated.

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US to restore Palestinian aid under Joe Biden's administration

The US will reopen Palestinian diplomatic missions and restore aid to the Palestinian Authority.

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Afghan government envoys accuse Taliban of snubbing talks

Afghan government negotiator Nader Nadery wrote on Twitter that no formal meetings had been held for nine days and that the Taliban were "not ...

Israel's vaccine success due to Netanyahu's 'data sharing agreement'

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Israel's vaccine success due to Netanyahu's 'data sharing agreement'

Israel is leading the world in vaccinating its population, but the programme has been snagged by major controversies regarding data sharing and ...

Alessandra Bajec

Why Tunisia's disenfranchised youth are taking to the streets

In-depth: A groundswell of youth unrest has swept across Tunisia, fuelled by economic frustration and the broken promises of the post-revolution ...

Syrian regime introduces 5,000 lira note, exacerbating spiralling inflation

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Syrian regime introduces 5,000 lira note, exacerbating spiralling inflation

The Syrian regime’s Central Bank has introduced a new 5,000 lira banknote amid an economic crisis and spiralling inflation.

Hillary Clinton and daughter creating Kurdish militia TV series

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Hillary Clinton and daughter creating Kurdish militia TV series

Hillary and Chelsea Clinton have acquired TV rights to the book 'The Daughters of Kobani: A Story of Rebellion, Courage, and Justice' to develop ...

Iran approves Russia's Sputnik V vaccine

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Iran approves Russia's Sputnik V vaccine

Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif confirmed news of the vaccine's approval on Monday, expressing hopes of starting "joint ...

Egypt arrests seven for turning Cairo school into 'brothel'

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Egypt arrests seven for turning Cairo school into 'brothel'

Seven people were arrested as part of an investigation into a school that allegedly hosted sex parties in Egypt's capital, local media reported.

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Indonesia detains Iranian, Chinese crews of seized tankers

A spokesman for Indonesia's maritime authorities said that 36 Iranian and 26 Chinese crewmembers were detained, with documents from both vessels seized.

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Egypt court rejects 'ban' on singer Mohamed Ramadan

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

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 ...

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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.

Iran jails brother of vice president

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Iran jails brother of vice president

The charges against Mahdi Jahangiri - a banker who is the brother of senior vice president Eshaq Jahangiri - included "professional currency ...

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Moscow, Tehran call for 'rescue' of Iran nuclear deal

Russia and Iran's top diplomats held their first talks since the change in US administrations raised hopes of Washington returning to the deal.

Legacy of resistance: A family portrait of Egypt's uprising

Horriya Marzouk

Legacy of resistance: A family portrait of Egypt's uprising

In-depth: The Seif family became prominent figures in Egypt's uprising, confronting oppressive regimes which have made them pay dearly - ...

Israeli forces shoot dead Palestinian in occupied West Bank

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Israeli forces shoot dead Palestinian in occupied West Bank

The PA’s health ministry confirmed that 'a citizen' was shot dead by Israeli forces.

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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