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The deadly explosion that struck Beirut left Lebanese medical staff sustaining the same injuries as their patients.

Multiple countries rallied around crisis-stricken Lebanon, showing support and dispatching emergency aid after the explosion that devastated capital Beirut.

France sends rescuers, equipment to Lebanon

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France sends rescuers, equipment to Lebanon

France will dispatch search and rescue experts, sanitary equipment and a mobile clinic to Lebanon following a massive blast in Beirut.

Tributes pour in for Egypt's 'doctor of the poor'

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Tributes pour in for Egypt's 'doctor of the poor'

Social media was flooded with tributes to Mohammed Mashally, an Egyptian doctor who dedicated his career to providing free medical care for ...

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IS occupies four villages in Egypt's Sinai

Wilayat Sinai, Egypt's Islamic State group affiliate, has occupied four villages in the north of the Sinai peninsula for nearly a week.

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US diplomat says America pushing to end Qatar crisis

"I think our role and the role of Kuwait is to do what we can to foster dialogue, to help them make progress," the American diplomat said.

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Palestinian vets launch Gaza's first spay-and-neuter programme

Struggling with high numbers of stray cats and dogs, Gaza's only animal rescue organisation has started the Palestinian territory's first ...

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A calculating, paranoid MbS waits in the wings

Comment: Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman has done everything to ensure a smooth ascension to the throne. It's not a question of if, but when, ...

Tunisian medical researchers are developing technology to detect coronavirus

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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.

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Lebanon's rising power cuts add to economic crisis

Lebanon is experiencing a serious economic crisis offset by power cuts and austerity.

Two killed in latest mysterious explosion to hit Iran

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Two killed in latest mysterious explosion to hit Iran

A number of factories and sensitive sites in Iran have been hit by mysterious fires and explosions in recent weeks, sparking speculation that ...

Yemen's starving children, legacy of six years of war

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Yemen's starving children, legacy of six years of war

The war in Yemen has escalated and turned into the world's worst humanitarian crisis.

Fire breaks out at Iranian power station

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Fire breaks out at Iranian power station

A fresh fire broke out at an Iranian power station, the latest of a series of similar blazes, while Israel said it is not “necessarily” behind ...

Fire at Iran nuclear site hit centrifuge, analysts say

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Fire at Iran nuclear site hit centrifuge, analysts say

Iran's Atomic Energy Organization sought to downplay the fire, calling it an 'incident' that damaged a construction.

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Powerful explosion rocks health clinic in Iranian capital

At least 19 people have been killed after an explosion rocked the Iranian capital on Tuesday evening, state media reported.

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Hunger stalks children in Yemen amid UN aid cuts

Millions of children in Yemen - already in the midst of what the UN terms the world's worst humanitarian crisis - face starvation amid UN aid ...

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Afghan healthcare deliberately targeted, says UN

The United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) said it had registered 12 such acts of violence between March 11 and May 23 against ...

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Palestinians close West Bank cities as coronavirus cases spike

The Palestinian Authority says that it will temporarily close the cities of Hebron and Nablus due to a rise in the number of coronavirus cases.

Tunisian boy, 12, dies after 'faith healing' session

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Tunisian boy, 12, dies after 'faith healing' session

A 12-year-old Tunisian boy has died after suffering abuse during a faith healing session.

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MSF closes Kabul program after May maternity hospital attack

MSF had been working at the clinic since 2014, providing free-of-charge maternity and neonatal care. Last year, 16,000 babies were ...

British Muslims say CBD oil is a 'halal healer'

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British Muslims say CBD oil is a 'halal healer'

CBD oil is sold legally in the UK and could provide Muslims a 'halal' alternative with its reported health benefits.

Jihadists kill dozens in Nigeria attacks: local sources

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Jihadists kill dozens in Nigeria attacks: local sources

Inhabitants of remote Goni Usmanti village said fighters gunned down 38 people in a raid on Saturday and set a truck ablaze killing an unknown ...

Trump 'hopeful' for Iran after prisoner swap

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Trump 'hopeful' for Iran after prisoner swap

Trump said he spoke to Michael White by phone and voiced rare appreciation for Iran, with which the United State was close to all-out war ...

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