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During his first visit to Khartoum since the fall of Omar al-Bashir, Egypt's President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi warned Ethiopia against filling its Nile dam.

Turkey's military heads join naval drills off Aegean

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Turkey's military heads join naval drills off Aegean

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan vowed Saturday that Turkey would not give up on its rights in the eastern Mediterranean.

Yemen’s <em>army</em> declares breakthrough in fight against Houthis

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Yemen’s army declares breakthrough in fight against Houthis

Yemeni government forces say they have thwarted suicide attacks in Marib by Houthi rebels, while fighting is continuing in the city of Taiz.

'The repression must stop,' envoy on Myanmar tells UN

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'The repression must stop,' envoy on Myanmar tells UN

The UN special envoy on Myanmar on Friday demanded an end to the military's 'repression' of protesters

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Kamala Harris expresses opposition to ICC Israel investigation

In a first call with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, Harris expressed “opposition to the International Criminal Court’s attempts to exercise its jurisdiction over Israeli personnel".

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Eritrean troops killed hundreds in Ethiopia massacre: HRW

An Amnesty International investigation into the same events detailed how Eritrean troops "went on a rampage and systematically killed hundreds ...

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UN urges Eritrean troops to leave Ethiopia's Tigray

The UN under-secretary-general for humanitarian affairs, Mark Lowcock called on Addis Ababa to withdraw its troops from Ethiopia's Tigray ...

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Palestinians shouldn't be allowed ICC participation, Blinken says

US Secretary of State Anthony Blinken deplored International Criminal Court (ICC) decision to investigate alleged Israeli war crimes in ...

Thirty-eight dead in Myanmar's 'bloodiest' day since coup: UN

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Thirty-eight dead in Myanmar's 'bloodiest' day since coup: UN

The UN said at least 38 people died in the "bloodiest" day of Myanmar's crisis.

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Algeria bomb plot foiled, three arrested: ministry

Three members of a "terrorist group" were arrested after a bomb was defused in Algeria's capital.

UAE to withdraw foreign mercenaries from Libya: sources

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UAE to withdraw foreign mercenaries from Libya: sources

Some 5000 Sudanese and Chadian mercenaries are reportedly preparing to leave Libya, as a UN team has arrived to oversee the withdrawal of ...

UK Labour Party slammed over hiring of Israeli ex-spy

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UK Labour Party slammed over hiring of Israeli ex-spy

Lawyers acting for a British-Palestinian activist have complained to the Labour Party after it hired a former member of a controversial Israeli ...

ICC prosecutor opens probe in Palestinian territories

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ICC prosecutor opens probe in Palestinian territories

ICC prosecutor Fatou Bensouda has previously said there is a "reasonable basis" to believe crimes were committed by members of the Israeli ...

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Thousands defy Algeria curfew as protests resurge

Thousands of Algerians held anti-government protests, reviving a two-year-old pro-democracy movement in spite of lockdown measures.

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Blinken presses Ethiopia prime minister for atrocity probe

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken urged Ethiopia's prime minister to allow an international investigation after allegations of a massacre.

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Israel court's conversion ruling rattles Orthodox groups

Religious leaders in Israel criticised a supreme court ruling ending Orthodox monopoly on conversion to Judaism.

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How does Biden view Turkey’s role in Libya's conflict?

Analysis: Libya's civil war could become a source of confrontation rather than cooperation between the Biden administration and Turkey.

Libya's interim PM 'elected through bribery', UN inquiry claims

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Libya's interim PM 'elected through bribery', UN inquiry claims

Libya’s interim prime minister has allegedly used bribery to secure votes, according to a UN report.

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Taliban weighs in on Afghan peace talks

In an interview, a Taliban spokesman accused the Afghan government of being behind the recent violence, but offered no evidence.

Myanmar's coup: How global powers failed Rohingya Muslims

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Myanmar's coup: How global powers failed Rohingya Muslims

Analysis: With the veneer of Myanmar's democracy now removed, the plight of Rohingya Muslims continues to be overshadowed by geopolitical ...

Iran rejects Israel PM's charge it attacked ship

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Iran rejects Israel PM's charge it attacked ship

Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said that Iran was behind a recent attack on an Israeli-owned ship on the Gulf of Oma, which is ...

Netanyahu blames Iran for boat attack, says 'striking' back

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Netanyahu blames Iran for boat attack, says 'striking' back

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu accused Iran on Monday of a recent attack on an Israeli-owned ship and said Israel was "striking back" the ...

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