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Israel says it has foiled an attempted cyber attack by a foreign group targeting the country's defence manufacturers.

The resolution's new draft states that the arms embargo on Iran will continue 'until the Security Council decides otherwise'.

US health chief slams China over coronavirus

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US health chief slams China over coronavirus

A US official renewed criticism of China's handling of the pandemic is likely to further stoke already fiery tensions between the United States and China.

Saudi Arabia conducts clinical trial for <em>Chinese</em> coronavirus vaccine

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Saudi Arabia conducts clinical trial for Chinese coronavirus vaccine

More than 5,000 participants in Saudi Arabia will take part in the third stage of a clinical trial for a Chinese vaccine, the ministry ...

Mauritanian president orders reshuffle after first year

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Mauritanian president orders reshuffle after first year

The reshuffle comes a day after prosecutors received a key report on the dealings of former head of state Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz.

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US looking into claims of China-Saudi 'nuclear bomb' developments

Saudi Arabia is working with China on the development of its civilian nuclear power programme.

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China helping Saudi Arabia expand its nuclear programme

China is the latest player in Saudi Arabia's nuclear programme.

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One in a million: Chosen hajj pilgrims rejoice

Pilgrims well up with tears of joy after being handpicked from among millions of Muslims vying for this year's hajj pilgrimage, which has been ...

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Biden eyes major foreign policy shifts if he wins

Biden has pledged to demolish Trump policies on Day One, including reversing Trump’s ban on immigration from mainly Muslim countries and restore ...

Preventing a global education disaster

Kevin Watkins

Preventing a global education disaster

Comment: We must act now to ensure a perfect storm of lost schooling, increased child poverty, and deep budget cuts don't lead to unprecedented ...

Michal Kranz

Lebanon's alliance with the US has run its course

Comment: Unless the US takes serious steps to repair the relationship, there will be few incentives left for the Lebanese to keep the alliance ...

France seeks UN-led mission on China's 'indefensible' Uighur treatment

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France seeks UN-led mission on China's 'indefensible' Uighur treatment

France's foreign minister has proposed a UN-led observer mission to evaluate the treatment of China's Uighur Muslim population.

US pressure pushes Iran into China and Russia's arms

Sabena Siddiqui

US pressure pushes Iran into China and Russia's arms

Analysis: Iran has edged closer to China and Russia as the US exerts a strategy of maximum pressure.

Fears for Uighur Muslim detainees amid Xinjiang coronavirus outbreak

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Fears for Uighur Muslim detainees amid Xinjiang coronavirus outbreak

A rise in reported Covid-19 cases in the Muslim-majority Xinjiang province could mean the virus is spreading among Uighur detainees.

Trump bets on COVID-19 vaccine for pre-election boost

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Trump bets on COVID-19 vaccine for pre-election boost

US President Donald Trump vowed to defeat the coronavirus by "unleashing American scientific genius" as he toured a COVID-19 vaccine facility in ...

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Turkey 'deporting' Uighur Muslims to China via third countries

Increasing economic dependence on Beijing has forced Turkey to weaken its criticism of China's treatment of Uighur Muslims, a new report alleges.

CJ Werleman

India and China play political football with Muslims

Comment: Both Beijing and New Delhi are seeking to smear each other's reputation by pointing to their respective mistreatment of Muslims, writes ...

Jim Muir

Lebanon: Adrift in stormy seas

Comment: With its currency in free-fall, half the population plunged into poverty, and IMF talks in disarray, Lebanon appears to be lurching ...

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US blacklists 11 companies over China's mistreatment of Uighurs

The United States has blacklisted companies with alleged links to China's mistreatment of its Muslim Uighur minority.

Just Do It: Stop forced Uighur labour in China

Khaled A. Beydoun

Just Do It: Stop forced Uighur labour in China

Comment: American consumers must use the power of the purse to protest the use of Uighur labour in the supply chains of global brands, writes ...

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Pakistan warns video-sharing app TikTok over 'immoral content'

Critics blame TikTok for spreading nudity and pornography among young people in the conservative Muslim-majority country.

<em>Chinese</em> face masks 'produced with Uighur forced labour'

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Chinese face masks 'produced with Uighur forced labour'

A number of Chinese PPE producers exporting face masks around the world employ Uighur forced labour, according to a new investigation.

China slams Britain's comments on Uighurs as 'slander'

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China slams Britain's comments on Uighurs as 'slander'

Exiled Uighurs this month called for the International Criminal Court in the Hague to investigate China for genocide and crimes against humanity.

UAE launches the Arab world's first Mars mission

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UAE launches the Arab world's first Mars mission

The United Arab Emirates has finally launched its first Mars mission, following delays due to bad weather.

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