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An Indian intelligence report claims a militant cell supported by Iran's Revolutionary Guards' Corps was behind the explosion.

In Lebanon, the economic situation has deeply worsened and protestors are cutting the country's main roads to ask for political action

Explosion on Gaza fishing boat kills 3 Palestinian anglers

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Explosion on Gaza fishing boat kills 3 Palestinian anglers

Three Palestinian fishermen were killed on Sunday after a blast ripped through their boat off the Gaza shore.

Protests in Lebanon enter fifth day as currency plummets

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Protests in Lebanon enter fifth day as currency plummets

"We want all 118 MPs to resign now ... we need to remove the legitimacy of the ruling class."

EU approves $155m for Syrian refugees in Lebanon, Jordan

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EU approves $155m for Syrian refugees in Lebanon, Jordan

The aid package will support social protection, healthcare, and education for Syrian refugees in host countries.

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Charities blast British aid cut for war-torn Yemen

Britain pledged £87 million for Yemen at an international donors' conference this week, about half the amount it offered last year.

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Ten killed in Mogadishu blast: police

Al-Shabaab Islamists drove a rickshaw packed with explosives into a popular restaurant in Mogadishu, killing at least ten people and injuring 30 ...

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Pope Francis will take back a piece of Iraq

Pope Francis said he will take a piece of Iraq with him and he hopes the country will 'heal'

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Bomb targeting southern Yemen separatist leaders kills, injures fighters

A bomb targeting a military convoy carrying leaders of the separatist “Security Belt” militia has killed and injured a number of fighters in the ...

Female doctor killed in eastern Afghanistan

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Female doctor killed in eastern Afghanistan

A female doctor was killed in a bomb blast in Jalalabad in what appeared to be another targeted hit.

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Delhi's anti-Muslim riots: ‘We have no hope for justice’

In-depth: The communal violence in 2020 was the deadliest in decades as armed Hindu mobs rampaged through Muslim neighbourhoods. A year later, ...

Lebanon pound plummets to all-time low

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Lebanon pound plummets to all-time low

Before the latest hit, the Lebanese pound had briefly stabilised at 8,000-8,500 to the greenback in recent weeks.

Lebanon to start reviewing banking sector amid economic crisis

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Lebanon to start reviewing banking sector amid economic crisis

Lebanon's central bank was to start reviewing the country's banks as it faces international pressure for banking sector reform amid its worst ...

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 ...

Five places Pope Francis will see on Iraq trip

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Five places Pope Francis will see on Iraq trip

Pope Francis is visiting Iraq and has five heritage sites on his list of visits, including some damaged in the war on IS.

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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 morning after a raid on Syria

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Israel's Gantz says Iran behind blast on Israeli-owned ship

Israeli Defence Minister Benny Gantz said he believes Iran is behind an explosion earlier this week on an Israeli-owned vessel in the Gulf of ...

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Thousands in Lebanon rally in support of Maronite patriarch

In a show of support for Maronite Patriarch Bechara al-Rahi, thousands rallied in Bkerke, north of the capital Beirut on Saturday.

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Explosion strikes Israeli-owned ship amid US-Iran tensions

An Israeli-owned ship sailing out of the Middle East was struck with an explosion, amid escalating tensions between the US and Iran.

Lebanon names new lead investigator in port <em>blast</em> probe

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Lebanon names new lead investigator in port blast probe

Lebanon named a new judge to lead a probe into last year's Beirut port explosion.

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Families of Beirut blast victims: Judge removal politicized

Families of the victims and survivors have accused the ruling political class of corruption and negligence that led to the explosion of ammonium ...

Judge investigating Beirut port <em>blast</em> removed from office

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Judge investigating Beirut port blast removed from office

Judge Fadi Sawan had charged Lebanese politicians including prime minister Hassan Diab with negligence over the port blast.

After 3 days, Afghan-Iran border blaze brought under control

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After 3 days, Afghan-Iran border blaze brought under control

On Monday, only small fires were smoldering at the Islam Qala border crossing, after three days of firefighting efforts from both Iran and ...

Lebanon receives first 28,500 Covid vaccines

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Lebanon receives first 28,500 Covid vaccines

Lebanon received 28,500 doses of the much-anticipated Covid vaccine on Saturday, just a day ahead of the launch of an inoculation programme.

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