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Most Syrian refugees suffer from some form of PTSD, a UK charity has revealed in a new grim report.

Iraq is experiencing a resurgence in Covid-19 cases attributed to new strains spreading in the country.

Jordan ministers sacked for virus rules breach

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Jordan ministers sacked for virus rules breach

The pair were asked to step down by Prime Minister Bisher al-Khasawneh, a move immediately endorsed by King Abdullah II, according to a statement from the royal palace.

Bribes for votes at UN-led Libya talks: expert panel

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Bribes for votes at UN-led Libya talks: expert panel

UN experts found that during the Tunisia talks, two participants offered bribes of between $150,000 to $200,000 to at least three LPDF ...

Iran's virus deaths cross 60,000 mark

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Iran's virus deaths cross 60,000 mark

Iran passed over the 60,000 fatalities caused by coronavirus, as the country is in the midst of the Middle East's worst outbreak of the illness

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Experts voice concern over pope trip to Iraq

The March 5-8 trip is expected to provide a sorely-needed spiritual boost to Iraq's beleaguered Christians while furthering the Vatican's bridge-building efforts with the Muslim world.

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West Bank schools shut amid spike in Covid-19 variants

Testing conducted by Palestinian health authorities revealed three quarters of Covid-19 patients we infected with the UK ...

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Vatican envoy to Iraq tests positive for coronavirus: officials

The Vatican's ambassador to Iraq Mitja Leskovar has been travelling across the country in recent weeks to prepare for the pope's ambitious visit.

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Tunisians protest amid political standoff

Tunisia's main parliamentary bloc Ennahdha rallied thousands of people Saturday in a demonstration.

$1.9 trillion <em>Covid</em> plan clears US House

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$1.9 trillion Covid plan clears US House

The US House passed an enormous, $1.9 trillion coronavirus relief package early Saturday.

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Libya speaker calls for 'representative' government

The head of Libya's parliament called the interim prime minister to form a "representative" government.

Syrian security figure Bahjat Suleiman dies after contracting <em>Covid</em>-<em>19</em>

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Syrian security figure Bahjat Suleiman dies after contracting Covid-19

Bahjat Suleiman was admitted to hospital earlier this month after contracting coronavirus.

Somalia’s opposition postpones protest over election delay

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Somalia’s opposition postpones protest over election delay

Pressure on the Somali government had been mounting after the failure to hold elections on February 8 due to a disagreement on how to carry out ...

UAE sends military vehicles to STC in Socotra: Governor

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UAE sends military vehicles to STC in Socotra: Governor

Socotra's governor accused the UAE of attempting to destabilise the Riyadh agreement.

UN sanctions top Houthi police official in Yemen’s capital

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UN sanctions top Houthi police official in Yemen’s capital

“In these sites, women, including at least one minor, were forcibly disappeared, repeatedly interrogated, raped, tortured, denied timely medical ...

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2 US Navy warships in Mideast affected by coronavirus

“All positive cases have been isolated on board, and the ship remains in a restricted COVID bubble.”

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Eritrean troops killed 'hundreds' in Ethiopia massacre: Amnesty

Amnesty International found Eritrean soldiers killed hundreds of people during the Tigray conflict.

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Algeria's Hirak proves it never went away

Comment: Algeria's protesters returned to the streets this week, proving they haven't been weakened by the hiatus caused by the pandemic, or ...

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Algeria receives 200,000 coronavirus jabs from China

Algeria has received 200,000 doses of the Sinopharm vaccine from China.

Libya's new PM to unveil team of transition

Libya's new PM to unveil team of transition

It faces the daunting challenge of addressing the grievances of ordinary Libyans, hit by a dire economic crisis, soaring unemployment, wretched ...

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Syria receives unnamed vaccine from friendly country: report

The announcement comes after reports that Israel secretly agreed to purchase thousands of Russia's Sputnik V vaccine for Damascus as part of a ...

UK sanctions Myanmar army chief for coup role

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UK sanctions Myanmar army chief for coup role

The sanctions will prevent the six from travelling to Britain, while British businesses and institutions are barred from dealing with them.

Bernie Sanders condemns Israel vaccine exports before supplying Palestinians

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Bernie Sanders condemns Israel vaccine exports before supplying Palestinians

Vermont Senator Sanders said that Israel should not be sending vaccines to foreign countries before vaccinating Palestinians.

This community platform is diving deep into Arabic culture

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This community platform is diving deep into Arabic culture

Engineering a space to deep dive into Arabic history, Afikra is a movement of curious people keen to host lectures, debates, interviews and more ...

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