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A princess from the UAE's extended royal family is the latest to attempt to flee the kingdom, according to a 60 Minutes Australia report.

There are growing calls for the UK to ban sales of riot gear to the US.

Iranian scientist freed by US back in Iran: reports

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Iranian scientist freed by US back in Iran: reports

Iranian scientist Sirous Asgari has been reunited with his family in Iran after his release from prison in the United States.

Plane carrying Iran scientist jailed in US takes off

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Plane carrying Iran scientist jailed in US takes off

Iran's foreign minister said Tuesday that a plane had taken off from arch-foe the United States carrying scientist Sirous Asgari after his ...

Iran says scientist jailed in US to return soon

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Iran says scientist jailed in US to return soon

Dr. Sirous Asgari, who has reportedly contracted coronavirus while in US custody, will return to Iran within 'the next two or three days', Iran ...

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Coronavirus Pandemic: Positive stories of resilience and bravery

Top five stories highlighting the Middle East's resilience in the face of the novel coronavirus this week.

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Merkel a 'no' for Trump's in-person G7 summit

German Chancellor Angela Merkel spoke out against hosting an in-person G7 meeting.

Malia Bouattia

End complicity between UK universities and Israeli apartheid

Comment: An exciting new initiative leads the way on pressuring academic institutions into divesting from companies that are complicit in the ...

Sahar Esfandiari

Al Yamaniah: Subverting the stereotypes about Yemeni women

Al Yamaniah is shining a spotlight on the creative talents of Yemeni women.

Surrealist painter captures Iraq's descent into the abyss

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Surrealist painter captures Iraq's descent into the abyss

Inside Karrar Sattar's work lives a distinctive darkness and haunting sadness that echoes the lived experiences of the nation at large.

Ramona Wadi

Remembering Qalandia, Jerusalem's stolen airport

Comment: If Israel proceeds with settlement expansion at Qalandia, another sliver of Palestinian history will be lost to colonisation, writes ...

Turkish tourist hotspot prepares socially distanced beach holidays

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Turkish tourist hotspot prepares socially distanced beach holidays

Intrepid travellers can expect to resume holidays in Turkey from mid-June onwards.

Malaysian launches test case against Islamic gay sex law

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Malaysian launches test case against Islamic gay sex law

A Malaysian man is mounting the first legal challenge to the country's law against gay sex, in a bid to combat the growing persecution of the ...

Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe awaits verdict on possible release

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Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe awaits verdict on possible release

Iran will issue a verdict on Wednesday on whether the jailed dual citizen will be among 3,000 prisoners granted clemency by Iran.

WTO investigation 'finds Saudi responsible' for pirate TV channel

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WTO investigation 'finds Saudi responsible' for pirate TV channel

Newcastle's £300m takeover is in serious doubt after the World Trade Organisation ruled that Saudi Arabia is behind pirate TV station beoutQ.

Majed Abusalama

How Palestine solidarity became a litmus test in Germany

Comment: Germany's attempt to muzzle thinker and philosopher Achille Mbembe on the grounds of anti-semitism amounts to an extension of Israeli apartheid, writes Majed Abusalama.

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Muslim woman becomes UK's first hijab-wearing judge

Raffia Arshad, 40, who grew up in Yorkshire, north England, was practicing law as a barrister before her promotion.

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UK aide Dominic Cummings defies calls to quit

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson's top aide Dominic Cummings defied calls to resign over allegations that he broke coronavirus ...

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Myanmar files first Rohingya case report to ICJ

Myanmar has submitted its first report to the ICJ on steps taken to prevent the genocide of the Rohingya Muslim population.

Mother of stabbed <em>British</em>-Lebanese teenager dies 'with broken heart'

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Mother of stabbed British-Lebanese teenager dies 'with broken heart'

Debbie Makki, the mother of UK stabbing victim Yousef Makki died on Sunday, heartbroken over the legal 'injustice' of her son's case.

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Child migrant crossings to UK surge under coronavirus lockdown

The number of unaccompanied minors arriving in the UK by sea have doubled compared to last year, authorities confirmed.

UK shooting victim laid to rest in Lebanese hometown

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UK shooting victim laid to rest in Lebanese hometown

Aya Hachem, 19, was shot dead last week and buried in her hometown of Qlaileh, Lebanon.

Greece denies reports Turkey occupied border strip

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Greece denies reports Turkey occupied border strip

Foreign Minister Nikos Dendias acknowledged the presence of Turkish forces in the area but said Greek soil had not been 'occupied by foreign ...

Iranian-American gunrunner to pay over $4.1M to UAE emirate

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Iranian-American gunrunner to pay over $4.1M to UAE emirate

Iranian-American aviation magnate Farhad Azima has been ordered to make a multi-million dollar payout to the emirate of Ras al-Khaimah.

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