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The funeral of Nazar Najarian, the general-secretary of the Kataeb party who was killed in the blast at the port of Beirut, was held in Beirut

A lawsuit filed by a former Saudi intelligence official says that in 2015, MbS was in communications with Putin, 'encouraging Russian intervention in Syria', despite Saudi support for the rebels

Saudi crown prince 'sent hit squad to <em>Canada</em>'

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Saudi crown prince 'sent hit squad to Canada'

A team of hitmen was allegedly sent to Canada by Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman shortly after the killing of Jamal Khashoggi.

HRW calls for 'impartial, expert probe' into Beirut blast

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HRW calls for 'impartial, expert probe' into Beirut blast

Human Rights Watch called on Lebanese authorities to invite international experts to conduct an independent probe into the explosion that rocked ...

Iran, Ukraine hold 'constructive' talks on downed airliner

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Iran, Ukraine hold 'constructive' talks on downed airliner

The two states agreed that a 'most transparent and unbiased investigation by Iran is needed'.

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Seth Rogen says he was 'fed lies' about Israel

The Jewish 38-year-old actor said that during his time at school he was never told that Palestinians used to live on Israeli soil.

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Jordan to reopen to 'low risk' countries in August

The move comes as the country is trying to revive its economy which has been badly hit since the outbreak of the pandemic.

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US-led coalition in Iraq hands over Basmaya military base

The pullout comes in line with coalition plans to withdraw from bases across Iraq and consolidate in Baghdad and at the Ain al-Asad Airbase in ...

Jillian Kestler-D'Amours

Stranded in Syria: The plight of Canada's abandoned citizens

Canadians suspected of supporting the Islamic State group and their families are languishing in displacement camps in northeast Syria.

A new wave of emigration looms over Lebanon

Alessandra Bajec

A new wave of emigration looms over Lebanon

Betrayed by the ruling elite and disillusioned, many Lebanese are looking for a way out.

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Tunisian medical researchers are developing technology to detect coronavirus

Tunisian medical researchers are tackling an outbreak of Covid-19 with a number of novel technological projects.

Fugitive Saudi official 'embezzled $11 billion in state funds'

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Fugitive Saudi official 'embezzled $11 billion in state funds'

Saudi Arabia has arrested the children and brother of Saad al-Jabri in an attempt to force his return.

Iran sends black boxes of downed plane to France

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Iran sends black boxes of downed plane to France

Iran has sent the black boxes of a Ukrainian passenger plane which its armed forces accidentally shot down in January to France after a long ...

Trump niece's memoir sells nearly 1 million

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Trump niece's memoir sells nearly 1 million

Mary Trump's "Too Much and Never Enough: How My Family Created the World's Most Dangerous Man" book sold 1 million copies on its first day of ...

India passes 1 million Covid-19 cases

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India passes 1 million Covid-19 cases

India has become the third country to surpass one million Covid-19 cases.

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US backs France in standoff with Turkey over warships

Trump is available to defuse rising tensions between France and Turkey, a White House adviser said.

Farah-Silvana Kanaan

Lebanon's lost generation grapples with a bleak future

Many young Lebanese feel trapped in a disintegrating country where hope is in short supply.

Narjas Zatat

UK says it will help pay Yemen teachers' salaries

The UK government has pledged to help thousands of teachers in the poorest refugee-hosting countries in the world.

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Foreign workers struggle to return to UAE amid virus

Despite plans to return an estimated 200,000 people to the UAE, the rules remain unclear, and many have had their applications rejected.

Senators press Trump over detention of Saudi ex-spy's children

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Senators press Trump over detention of Saudi ex-spy's children

Two adult children and a brother of former top Saudi intelligence official Saad Aljabri were detained in Riyadh in March.

Sana Uqba

British MPs 'outraged' over arms sales to Saudi Arabia

This week we focus on a 'disappointing' decision by the UK to resume Saudi arms sales, warnings over famine in Yemen and more.

US: International students whose classes move online risk deportation

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US: International students whose classes move online risk deportation

The US said it would not allow foreign students to remain in the country if all of their classes are moved online in the fall because of the ...

Five countries negotiate compensation from Iran on downed plane

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Five countries negotiate compensation from Iran on downed plane

Five countries whose nationals died when Iran's armed forces shot down a Ukrainian passenger plane will negotiate with Tehran regarding ...

Egypt releases Canadian engineer detained for over a year

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Egypt releases Canadian engineer detained for over a year

A Canadian engineer who was detained for over a year without charges in Egypt has been released.

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