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Netanyahu's son has been lambasted for tweeting a fundraiser for an Israeli settler who was jailed on Monday for killing three members of a Palestinian family, including a baby.

A Jewish settler was given three life sentences on Monday for murdering a Palestinian toddler and his parents in an arson attack.

Tunisian officer stabbed to death, authorities kill 3 'terrorists'

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Tunisian officer stabbed to death, authorities kill 3 'terrorists'

The attack took place in the tourist district of the city of Sousse, where 38 people, most of them Britons, were killed in a 2015 beachside shooting rampage.

Tunisia's parliament approves new government

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Tunisia's parliament approves new government

Former interior minister Hichem Mechichi will take the reins as Tunisia's new prime minister, after his technocrat cabinet won two thirds of the ...

US-Israel delegation leaves UAE after 'ground-breaking' normalisation visit

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US-Israel delegation leaves UAE after 'ground-breaking' normalisation visit

Jared Kushner, President Donald Trump's son-in-law and White House advisor left with the UAE with the US-Israeli delegation on Tuesday.

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Suha Arafat apologises to UAE over Israel normalisation protests

While UAE media and mouthpieces are in raptures over her apology, senior Palestinian officials have distanced themselves from the statement.

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Tunisia PM designate says will form technocratic government

Tunisia's largest faction, the Islamist Ennahdha party, has said it will oppose the formation of a non-political government by prime ...

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The UAE's hidden hand in Tunisia's political crisis

As Tunisia becomes embroiled in a political crisis, questions are being raised about the UAE's role.

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'UAE conspiracy' aims to destabilise Tunisian politics, warns official

An official from Tunisia's Islamist Ennahdha party warned of a 'UAE conspiracy' aimed at disrupting Tunisian politics.

Chaos in Tunisian parliament as ‘counter-revolutionary’ MPs continue occupation

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Chaos in Tunisian parliament as ‘counter-revolutionary’ MPs continue occupation

Chaos prevailed in the Tunisian parliament as MPs from the Free Constitutional Party, linked to former dictator Ben Ali, ...

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Tunisia's Ennahdha to withdraw support for Fakhfakh government

Tunisia's moderate Islamist party said it will withdraw support for government.

Tunisia parties seek to remove parliamentary speaker Rached Ghannouchi

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Tunisia parties seek to remove parliamentary speaker Rached Ghannouchi

At least five Tunisian parties plan to launch a vote of no confidence in parliamentary speaker Rached Ghannouchi who has been accused of ...

New Tunisia protests over unemployment

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New Tunisia protests over unemployment

"Either we get a better life or we all die," demonstrators, including women, could be heard shouting.

How Abu Dhabi is helping out Damascus

Khaled Sid Mohand

How Abu Dhabi is helping out Damascus

Comment: Khaled Sid Mohand of The Justice and Liberties for All Committee discusses normalisation, and the UAE's monetary, military and security ...

France to send Algeria remains of 24 resistance fighters

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France to send Algeria remains of 24 resistance fighters

France will send Algeria the remains of 24 resistance fighters killed during the French colonisation of the North African country.

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Civil unrest continues in southern Tunisia as economy plummets

Thousands of protesters have been gathering in Tunisia's Sfax city for weeks to demand the release of two trade union leaders that were detained on April 6th.

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Tunisian economy to contract 6 percent in 2020: premier

Tunisia's Prime Minister told parliament that the country's GDP will far worse than it did during the 2011 revolution that toppled dictator Zine ...

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Tunisia protesters, police clash anew in deprived south

Protesters are calling for the government to provide jobs and services in the country's deprived southern region.

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Saudi wealth fund 'shopping spree' disguises economic pain

Amid its worst economic crisis in decades, the seemingly contradictory state policy to splurge billions on overseas assets is raising eyebrows.

Tunisia decides against demanding French apologies for colonial-era crimes

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Tunisia decides against demanding French apologies for colonial-era crimes

Tunisian MPs debated for 15 hours over whether the country should demand Frace apologise for murder, torture, rape and other crimes committed ...

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Tunisia parliament debates motion on French colonisation

The motion was put forth by the small opposition Islamist party Al-Karama, which has 19 deputies in the 217-seat legislature.

Autopsy confirms cop suffocated George Floyd

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Autopsy confirms cop suffocated George Floyd

An autopsy found Monday that an African-American man whose death has set off nationwide unrest was suffocated by a police officer.

Covid-19: A dual punishment for Palestinian and Arab prisoners

A joint call from Arab intellectuals and personalities

Covid-19: A dual punishment for Palestinian and Arab prisoners

Comment: An open letter from more than 150 personalities from the Arab world, calling for the release of Palestinian prisoners in Israeli jails ...

Israeli settler convicted of murder for killing of toddler

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Israeli settler convicted of murder for killing of toddler

The settler was also convicted on two additional counts of attempted murder over the brutal 2015 firebombing.

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