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Israelis are demanding the resignation of PM Benjamin Netanyahu, and flouted covid-19 lockdown rules to get their point across.

In the 17 years since the US-led invasion of Iraq, Iran's ancient allies have cycled through Iraq's corridors of power.

Yemen rebel attack on Saudi village wounds 5

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Yemen rebel attack on Saudi village wounds 5

Saudi civilians were rushed to hospital after suffering "minor injuries" from a projectile fired by Yemen's Houthi rebels, state media reported.

Yemen in Focus: Gulf donors slammed by UN

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Yemen in Focus: Gulf donors slammed by UN

This week we focus on the United Nations rebuke of countries that have failed to follow through on aid pledges to Yemen.

Turkish drone company successfully tests flying car

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Turkish drone company successfully tests flying car

Drone giant Baykar says it could still take as many as 15 years to see a flying car on the road.

Diana Alghoul

Bahrainis protesting normalisation 'in secret' amid fears of crackdown

Bahrainis have been protesting in secret online, offline and in exile against normalisation with Israel, despite the risk of state crackdown.

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'Deadly consequences' of Yemen aid obstruction, HRW warns

Interference by the government and Houthi rebels has hampered the delivery of aid in Yemen, Human Rights Watch said on Monday.

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Presidential elections: US wildfires ignite climate change row

Trump was due to visit California for a briefing on record wildfires that have killed 35 people, as political opponents accused him of being in ...

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Explosion in Tehran province kills 1, damages buildings: media

The explosion at a battery workshop near Tehran is the latest in a series of fires and blasts to hit Iran in recent months.

'Beating for Beirut': An online concert for Lebanon

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'Beating for Beirut': An online concert for Lebanon

Musicians from across the world will take part in an online concert, with the proceeds going to First Aid Renovation to help Beirut residents ...

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Afghanistan flash floods kill over 100

At least 100 people have been killed in flash floods that have thrashed Afghanistan, reports confirmed.

Christchurch mosque gunman waives right to speak at sentencing

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Christchurch mosque gunman waives right to speak at sentencing

After sacking his lawyers last month, the New Zealand mosque gunman waived his right to speak at his sentencing hearing.

Flash floods kill at least 46 in Afghanistan

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Flash floods kill at least 46 in Afghanistan

Flash floods killed at least 46 people and destroyed hundreds of houses in the Afghan city of Charikar.

Lebanon sees coronavirus cases nearly tripling since Beirut blast

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Lebanon sees coronavirus cases nearly tripling since Beirut blast

A spike in cases has led authorities to impose a stringent two-week partial lockdown, warning that some hospitals treating Covid-19 patients ...

UAE deal puts Israel's economic reach on Iran's doorstep

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UAE deal puts Israel's economic reach on Iran's doorstep

The controversial normalisation deal could pave the way for direct economic engagement between Israeli and UAE-based Iranian business people, ...

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Saudi appoints women in senior roles in holy mosques

Saudi Arabia has appointed 10 women in senior roles at Islam's two holiest sites, authorities said Sunday, as the conservative petro-state seeks to boost female employment.

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Algeria turns to Islamic finance to prop up economy

Algeria has launched Islamic finance product s to attract more money, but bankers warn it isn't enough to fix the country's economy.

Mona Fawaz

To pre-empt disaster capitalism, Beirut needs a people-centred recovery

To empower residents affected by the Beirut blast to hold on to their neighbourhoods, any recovery should follow a people-first approach, argues ...

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Beirut blast conspiracy theories flood social media

Within hours of the Beirut mega-blast, conspiracy theories on what caused the disaster in the Lebanese capital spread like wildfire on social ...

Three dead in India protest over 'Prophet Mohammed insult'

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Three dead in India protest over 'Prophet Mohammed insult'

The since-deleted post was attributed to the nephew of a politician in the southern Indian city of Bengaluru, where the deadly protest took ...

Gaia Caramazza

Lebanese mobilise to clean up Beirut after deadly blast

Beirut residents are taking matters into their own hands by cleaning up the mess caused by a blast that has been compared to Hiroshima.

Apocalyptic scenes as blasts ravage Beirut

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Apocalyptic scenes as blasts ravage Beirut

The confirmed death toll stood at 73 at 2:00 am but with more than 3,000 wounded and hospitals struggling to cope, a much higher final count ...

Two huge Beirut explosions kill 73, injure thousands

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Two huge Beirut explosions kill 73, injure thousands

Bloodied and dazed wounded stumbled among the debris, glass shards and burning buildings in central Beirut as the health ministry reported late ...

Ethiopians celebrate progress in building dam on Nile River

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Ethiopians celebrate progress in building dam on Nile River

Tens of thousands of people flooded the streets of the capital Addis Ababa on Sunday afternoon, waving Ethiopia's flag to celebrate progress in ...

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