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The Barbadian singer and beauty mogul directed fans towards fundraisers for the Save the Children and Impact Lebanon.

The detainees at al-Hol consist of the wives of IS fighters and their children, who were captured or surrendered to Kurdish forces.

Yemen in Focus: Ceasefire can save at-risk heritage sites

Sana Uqba

Yemen in Focus: Ceasefire can save at-risk heritage sites

This week we focus on the risks of damage to Yemen's historical heritage sites after weeks of torrential rain.

US envoy David Hale arrives in Beirut for talks

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US envoy David Hale arrives in Beirut for talks

US envoy David Hale arrived in Beirut to discuss the reformation of the government, which resigned following criticism for the way it handled ...

Islamic State threat 'growing' in west Syria

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Islamic State threat 'growing' in west Syria

Conditions in the region controlled by Syrian regime are now "as bad or worse" than they were leading up to the rise of IS, the general warned.

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Polio vaccination resumes in Afghanistan, Pakistan following increased cases

Afghanistan and Pakistan will both see a resumption in Polio vaccination programmes after campaigns were paused due to the coronavirus outbreak.

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Palestinian-American family stranded by coronavirus in Gaza return home

Florida couple were finally able to return to the US after being stuck in Gaza due to Covid-19.

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More than 170 dead in Yemen floods

The flash floods have dealt a new blow to the war torn country.

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Kuwait planning to deport 360,000 migrant workers

A bill making the rounds among Kuwait's government aims to deport as many as 360,000 migrant workers from the Gulf country.

Lebanon leaders 'warned about explosives' weeks before Beirut blast

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Lebanon leaders 'warned about explosives' weeks before Beirut blast

Two of Lebanon's top leaders were warned about the 2,750 tonnes of ammonium nitrate that caused the deadly Beirut blast, a report said.

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Tania Palaiologou and 'Landscape in the Mist'

More than thirty years on, Greek actress Tania Palaiologou reflects on filming 'Landscape in the Mist' with legendary filmmaker Theo ...

Israel summons Belgium ambassador over 'anti-Israel' NGOs

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Israel summons Belgium ambassador over 'anti-Israel' NGOs

The Israeli foreign ministry accused Belgium of funding organisations that 'attempt to silence supporters of Israel'.

As BDS gains ground, Palestinian activists pay the price

Malia Bouattia

As BDS gains ground, Palestinian activists pay the price

Comment: Intimidation and detention without charge, as in the case of Palestinian activist Mahmoud Nawajaa, is a common Israeli tactic aided by ...

Abandoned and forgotten, migrant workers reel from Beirut explosion

Gaia Caramazza & Florence Dixon

Abandoned and forgotten, migrant workers reel from Beirut explosion

Many of those killed by the Beirut explosion were migrant workers. Already a vulnerable group in Lebanon, their plight is now likely to get even ...

'I don't want to die': Blast traumatises Beirut <em>children</em>

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'I don't want to die': Blast traumatises Beirut children

The blast a week ago that temporarily displaced 100,000 children, according to a UN estimate, was so mighty it had the magnitude of an ...

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Palestinian protesters urge Israel to free BDS activist

Protesters gathered outside the German diplomatic office in the West Bank on Tuesday after a leading coordinator of the Palestinian-led Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement was arrested by Israel.

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World surpasses 20 million coronavirus cases

The coronavirus pandemic chalked up another horrific milestone as the world surpassed 20 million recorded cases of infection from the tiny ...

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Teenage son of Lebanon's 'most hated politician' addresses cyberbullying

The young son of Lebanon's former Foreign Minister speaks out against alleged bullying in recent TikTok video.

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World pledges direct aid to Lebanon's people, bypassing government

World leaders pledged more than 250 million euros for disaster-struck Lebanon, conference host France said, with the emergency aid to be ...

Cyprus singer shines spotlight on refugees

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Cyprus singer shines spotlight on refugees

Cypriot singer Alexia Vassiliou remembers her life as a refugee.

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Macron urges speedy global response to Lebanon disaster

Emmanuel Macron hosted Donald Trump and other world leaders for the virtual conference to drum up aid for Lebanon.

Exiled Saudi spy in Canada faces new death threat

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Exiled Saudi spy in Canada faces new death threat

Saad al-Jabri, who is suing the crown prince for allegedly plotting his murder, is under security protection following reports of a fresh ...

Gaza <em>children</em> return to school despite virus fears

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Gaza children return to school despite virus fears

Palestinian children in Gaza have returned to school on a reduced schedule after a five-month breakduring the Covid-19 outbreak

Gazan Palestinians donate blood to Beirut blast victims

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Gazan Palestinians donate blood to Beirut blast victims

Palestinians in the besieged Gaza Strip set up a centre to donate blood to victims of the Beirut blast.

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