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Middle East scholar Kylie Moore-Gilbert said she was 'totally blown away' by efforts from friends and family to secure her release.

A Chinese government spokesman posted the fake image to twitter amid escalating tensions between Canberra and Beijing.

Syria, Russia under pressure at chemical weapons watchdog

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Syria, Russia under pressure at chemical weapons watchdog

Russia and Syria have repeatedly denied the accusations of chemical weapons use, alleging that Western powers have politicised the Hague-based OPCW.

Academic arrives in <em>Australia</em> after Iran release

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Academic arrives in Australia after Iran release

Academic Kylie Moore-Gilbert returned to Australia on Friday amid reports she was detained after Iranian authorities discovered she was ...

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Australian academic freed in Iran hails 'traumatic ordeal' end

An Australian-British academic freed by Iran said her release ended a "long and traumatic ordeal".

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Australia revokes citizenship of terror plotter in unprecedented move

Abdul Nacer Benbrika has become the first Australian to be stripped of his citizenship while still in the country.

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Iran frees British-Australian academic in exchange for three Iranians

Iranian state TV has reported that authorities have freed Kylie Moore-Gilbert, a British-Australian academic held in the country for over two ...

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Evidence Australian troops 'unlawfully killed' 39 Afghans

Australia's top military officer admitted there was credible evidence his special forces unlawfully killed at least 39 Afghan civilians and ...

<em>Australia</em> appoints Afghanistan war crimes prosecutor

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Australia appoints Afghanistan war crimes prosecutor

Australia has appointed a special prosecutor to investigate alleged war crimes by Australian servicemen in Afghanistan.

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Biden begins transition as Trump refuses to concede

US President-elect Joe Biden took the first steps Sunday towards moving into the White House in 73 days, as Donald Trump again refused to admit ...

World markets rally as markets shrug off election limbo

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World markets rally as markets shrug off election limbo

The world watches with baited breath as the US elections slowly draw to a close.

Veteran Middle East journalist, columnist Robert Fisk dies

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Veteran Middle East journalist, columnist Robert Fisk dies

Robert Fisk covered Middle East politics for more than four decades.

Qatar says to prosecute those behind invasive airport searches

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Qatar says to prosecute those behind invasive airport searches

Several women were subject to gynaecological searches after a baby was found abandoned in an airport rubbish bin.

Qatar government to investigate body search airport claims

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Qatar government to investigate body search airport claims

Over a dozen female passengers were allegedly examined for signs of childbirth, after a newborn baby was found abandoned at Doha airport on 2 ...

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Australia asks Iran about report academic moved from prison

Australia has asked Iran about the reported move of Kylie Moore-Gilbert, a Melbourne University lecturer who was arrested in Iran, to an undisclosed location.

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Detained British-Australian academic moved out of Iran's desert prison

An Australian-British academic, who was charged with espionage in Iran, has been moved out of the desert prison.

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EU takes Tunisia off virus-safe travel list

A rise in Covid-19 cases in Tunisia has prompted the European Union to remove it from its list of countries exempt from its coronavirus travel ...

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Qatar to stage Asian Champions League final

Qatar will host the postponed Asian Champions League final after staging the knockout rounds.

Aussie cops drop probe into Afghan 'war crimes' reporting

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Aussie cops drop probe into Afghan 'war crimes' reporting

Australian police dropped an investigation into journalist Daniel Oakes and his producer Sam Clark who exposed war crimes in Afghanistan.

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UNRWA launches new health mobile phone app for Palestinians

UNRWA has launched a new mobile phone app which allows Palestinian refugees with non-communicable diseases to access their health records and ...

Plans to 'offshore migrant problem' stoop to new low

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Plans to 'offshore migrant problem' stoop to new low

Comment: The UK appears to be taking lessons from Australia in mistreating migrants, with the idea of an offshore asylum processing ...

Uighurs tell of 'intimidation and harassment' from Chinese government

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Uighurs tell of 'intimidation and harassment' from Chinese government

The 5,000 Uighurs resident in Australia, many of them former refugees and their families, say they 'continue to live in fear'.

Emirati ship to dock in Israeli port

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Emirati ship to dock in Israeli port

A ship sailing from the Dubai port of Jebel Ali will arrive at Haifa Port on Monday morning.

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