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Nearly two dozen migrants who had been fleeing the war-torn country died after the boat carrying them capsized.

The question of whether the United States will sell the advanced F-35 fighters to the UAE cast a cloud over the UAE-Israel deal.

Arab leaders voice alarm at UN over Iran tensions

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Arab leaders voice alarm at UN over Iran tensions

Arab leaders expressed their concerns in the virtual affair sessions of the General Assembly.

Biden and global Islamophobia

Laila Ujayli

Biden and global Islamophobia

Comment: Biden must prove his credentials counteracting Islamophobia within his own party, but also as a president who can confront a global ...

Naming Qatar a major non-NATO ally

Giorgio Cafiero

Naming Qatar a major non-NATO ally

Analysis: The move would be a huge boost to the US-Qatar partnership and another reminder of how the blockade has failed to drive a wedge ...

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Assange 'may commit suicide' if extradited to the US

Michael Kopelman, emeritus professor of neuropsychiatry at King’s College London said WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange is at a 'very high' risk of suicide if he's extradited.

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Trump defiantly presses 'UN' sanctions on Iran

President Donald Trump said that he was imposing sanctions on Iranians for violating a UN arms embargo and demanded enforcement by US allies.

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Afghan government airstrikes kill 24 civilians: witnesses

The airstrikes come as Taliban and government-appointed negotiators are meeting for the first time in Qatar to discuss the future of Afghanistan.

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Dozens of Taliban killed in Afghan air strikes: ministry

The Taliban claimed the strike had killed nearly two dozen civilians including women and children.

US Supreme Court Justice Ginsburg dies at 87

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US Supreme Court Justice Ginsburg dies at 87

Justice Ginsburg was instrumental in championing women's rights issues in the United States.

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Iran sanctions: US versus the world over 'snapback' option

The US's upcoming declaration to continue sanctions against Iran will likely be met with opposition from Iran and its allies.

US carrier enters Gulf amid sanctions threats toward Iran

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US carrier enters Gulf amid sanctions threats toward Iran

The move came just days after US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo vowed to enforce an arms embargo and other international sanctions against Iran.

Trudeau urged to stop exporting weapons to Saudi Arabia

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Trudeau urged to stop exporting weapons to Saudi Arabia

After a UN panel stated Canada has been fuelling the conflict in Yemen, a coalition of Canadian organisations urged Prime Minister Justin ...

Diplomats: Roadside bombing targets British convoy in Iraq

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Diplomats: Roadside bombing targets British convoy in Iraq

A roadside bombing took place by the British Embassy in Baghdad, but no injuries were reported.

Medical workers in UAE to use Chinese Covid-19 vaccine

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Medical workers in UAE to use Chinese Covid-19 vaccine

The UAE has allowed the use of a Chinese-produced vaccine to tackle Covid-19, despite being tested only six-weeks ago.

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Blaze rips through Zaha Hadid building in Beirut

It was not immediately clear what caused the fire in the building that was the work of late Iraq-born British architect Zaha Hadid.

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Greece to buy new planes, frigates amid Turkey tensions

Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis said that the time had come to reinforce Greece's armed forces "as a legacy to the security of the country".

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NATO hails Afghan talks as 'historic opportunity'

NATO took part in the US-led invasion of Afghanistan in 2001 and then led the UN-mandated force to stabilise the country which at its height ...

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Turkish journalists convicted over reports on spy's funeral

All of the defendants accused of violating Turkey's national intelligence laws have been released from custody pending the appeals process.

Experts: Libya rivals UAE, Russia, Turkey violate UN embargo

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Experts: Libya rivals UAE, Russia, Turkey violate UN embargo

The new report follows a warning last week from the top UN official for Libya that the oil-rich country is at 'a decisive turning point'.

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Greece to boost military amid tension with neighbour Turkey

A tense stand-off with neighbouring Turkey has led to concerns of open conflict between the two NATO allies.

Sudan declares state of emergency following deadly floods

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Sudan declares state of emergency following deadly floods

The flooding has impacted the lives of half a million people and damaged over 100,000 homes, according to authorities.

Judge OKs extradition for men who 'aided Ghosn escape'

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Judge OKs extradition for men who 'aided Ghosn escape'

A former US soldiers and his son are wanted by Japan over their alleged involvement in the escape of Nissan chief Carlos Ghosn.

Trump called American war dead 'losers', report claims

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Trump called American war dead 'losers', report claims

Donald Trump elicited the ire of Americans after he said those who soldiers who died in war are 'losers'.

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