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In-depth: Leaked tapes of Foreign Minister Javad Zarif touched on the Revolutionary Guard and Qasem Soleimani, revealing deep political rifts.

There is a heavy social climate directed against Muslims in France, one year before the presidential election.

Netanyahu vows to impose 'order' in Jerusalem

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Netanyahu vows to impose 'order' in Jerusalem

Israel vowed to restore order in Jerusalem after hundreds of Palestinian protesters were wounded, as a key court hearing on a flashpoint property dispute was postponed.

Lebanese central bank announces 'conditional' plan for dollar withdrawals

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Lebanese central bank announces 'conditional' plan for dollar withdrawals

Lebanon's central bank on announced a "conditional" plan that would allow depositors, hit by strangling financial restrictions, to access part ...

Tunisia leaders fight over command of country's security forces

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Tunisia leaders fight over command of country's security forces

Tunisia is embroiled in a constitutional crisis as the country's prime minister and president argue over who commands the country's security ...

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Maldives ex-president 'critical' after assassination attempt

Mohamed Nasheed, 53, underwent 16 hours of life-saving operations for injuries to his head, chest, abdomen and limbs in the Maldivian capital after a bomb blast late Thursday.

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Le Drian in Lebanon with a message of 'firmness’

Jean-Yves Le Drian is to visit Lebanon as the country struggles with crippling economic problems and a failure to form a government.

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Iraq health minister resigns over deadly hospital fire

While Prime Minister Mustafa al-Kadhimi had opted to suspend him in the wake of the fire, Hassan al-Tamimi stepped down of his own accord, a ...

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Lebanon requests satellite images for site of Beirut blast

Judge Tarek Bitar's request is reportedly a formal legal memorandum for which a response is obligatory, and it indicates that he has not ruled ...

Lebanon, Israel talks resume over maritime border

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Lebanon, Israel talks resume over maritime border

US-mediated talks over the disputed maritime border kicked off at the UN base in the town of Naqura in southern Lebanon after a month-long ...

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Kuwait bans foreign travel for unvaccinated citizens

Several governments around the world are adopting so-called vaccine passports.

Middle East rallies to assist India amid Covid-19 crisis

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Middle East rallies to assist India amid Covid-19 crisis

On 1 May, India counted more than 400,000 new daily cases and more than 3,500 deaths, pleading with the world for emergency assistance.

Algerian president seeks to calm social anger

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Algerian president seeks to calm social anger

Abdelmadjid Tebboune urged the government to create dialogue to appease Algerian social anger.

Sudan votes to ratify women's rights convention with exceptions

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Sudan votes to ratify women's rights convention with exceptions

The Sudanese cabinet voted to ratify the UN's CEDAW convention aimed at stopping violence against women but stopped short of endorsing ...

France sanctions Lebanese figures implicated in Beirut crises

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France sanctions Lebanese figures implicated in Beirut crises

Lebanese figures involved in the country's political crisis or corruption now face sanctions by France, Paris said.

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Shakeup in Iran’s presidential office after leaked tape

Changes have been made by President Hassan Rouhani following a leaked conversation featuring the Iranian foreign minister.

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Biden addresses US lawmakers after 100 days in office

US President Joe Biden discuss a number of topics in a speech to lawmakers at the Capitol after completing 100 days in office.

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Sri Lanka cabinet approves ban on Muslim face veils

Sri Lanka’s cabinet has approved a ban on full-face veils worn by some Muslim women, saying that they pose a threat to national ...

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Iran wants freedom for jailed nationals amid nuclear talks

Cabinet spokesman Ali Rabiei did not offer details on how many Iranians are held in the US, only that their number is 'bigger than that ...

Israel approves 'escalated use of force' against besieged Gaza

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Israel approves 'escalated use of force' against besieged Gaza

Israel's security cabinet gave approval ahead of time for PM Netanyahu and defence minister Gantz to command a strike.

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Palestinian leadership to meet Thursday to discuss postponing elections

Prime Minister Mohammad Shtayyeh said the elections would be discussed when representatives of all the main factions meet on Thursday.

Mother and son buried after Iraq's Baghdad hospital fire

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Mother and son buried after Iraq's Baghdad hospital fire

A mother and her son were among the victims of the deadly hospital fire in Baghdad on Saturday night.

Lebanon asks Saudi Arabia to reconsider produce ban

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Lebanon asks Saudi Arabia to reconsider produce ban

Lebanon's Farmers Union said the acts of one person or a gang of criminals should not result in punishment for the entire Lebanese people.

Libya PM trip to country's east postponed

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Libya PM trip to country's east postponed

The Libyan government postponed the prime minister's first visit to the east of the country late Sunday, hours after an advance security team ...

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