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Independent artists in Jordan are finding ways to overcome the challenges of lockdown as coronavirus wreaks havoc on the global music industry.

New groups are mobilising across Europe to demand an evacuation of refugee camps as the Covid-19 pandemic makes already bad conditions for asylum-seekers untenable.

<em>Denmark</em> sold arms to UAE despite Yemen war ban

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Denmark sold arms to UAE despite Yemen war ban

Military hardware developed by Terma, a Danish aerospace and defence manufacturer, found its way into Emirati warships, even after Denmark banned arms sales to the Saudi-led coalition.

Coronavirus takes a toll in Sweden's immigrant community

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Coronavirus takes a toll in Sweden's immigrant community

Sweden's immigrant communities have been hit harder than most by the outbreak of Covid-19.

<em>Denmark</em> detains man on suspicion of plotting 'terror attack'

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Denmark detains man on suspicion of plotting 'terror attack'

A young man appeared in a Danish court a day after being suspected of plotting an extremist attack.

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New EU trade mechanism offers hope to pandemic-hit Iran

The recent launch of the EU's Iran-trading mechanism, Instex, offers hope to Tehran at a time when economic deadlock and the Covid-19 outbreak threaten to wreak havoc.

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Coronavirus: Travel restrictions, border shutdowns across the Middle East

As the novel coronavirus spread across the Middle East, several countries have closed their borders, grounded fights and imposed travel ...

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The rise of Iran's cyber warfare against its enemies

The last decade has seen a rise in cyber warfare tactics, especially with countries like Iran, which is no lightweight when it comes to malware ...

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Saudi Arabia infiltration of Twitter revealed as 'spy' workers

Two men have been implicated in a Twitter spy case.

Italian union workers refuse to resupply Saudi weapons ship

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Italian union workers refuse to resupply Saudi weapons ship

Italian union dock workers have refused to load electricity generators onto a ship carrying weapons, citing concerns about the deadly war in ...

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Afghan refugees tell UN: 'We need peace'

As Donald Trump attempts to broker a peace deal with the Taliban - one which is being heavily criticised - Afghan refugees remain sceptical.

Iranians promise to boycott election as Khamenei loyalists lead

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Iranians promise to boycott election as Khamenei loyalists lead

Iranians are intending to boycott the upcoming general elections following a declining economic situation and tense relations with the US.

140,000 displaced in 3 days amid Syrian offensive

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140,000 displaced in 3 days amid Syrian offensive

The United Nations have revealed shocking figures of internal displacement as the Idlib offensive, led by proxy powers rages on.

Saudi Arabia denies MbS meeting with Israel's Benjamin Netanyahu

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Saudi Arabia denies MbS meeting with Israel's Benjamin Netanyahu

A Saudi Arabian minister has said there are no plans for the crown prince to meet with Netanyahu in spite of reports suggesting normalisation ...

<em>Denmark</em>: A new frontier in the Iran-Saudi Cold War?

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Denmark: A new frontier in the Iran-Saudi Cold War?

A sleepy Danish town is now the centre of an international spying operation. Does this make the smallest Scandinavian country the new flashpoint ...

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Denmark arrests three Iranians on suspicion of spying

Denmark has accused Saudi Arabia and Iran of 'bringing internal strife' into the country in the wake of a foiled assassination attempt.

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This is why Iran targeted Iraq's Ain al-Asad base

Explainer: In targeting Ain al-Asad, Iran wanted to send a message to Donald Trump.

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Denmark denies refugees asylum because it considers Syria safe

Denmark has denied a Syrian asylum residency on the basis that the 'general conditions' in Damascus are livable, despite continued ...

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Israel slams 'shameful' European recruits to Iran sanctions-busting system

Israel's Benjamin Netanyahu slammed six new European members of a barter mechanism with Iran on Sunday.

Six European countries join sanctions-busting system for Iran trade

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Six European countries join sanctions-busting system for Iran trade

The Paris-based INSTEX functions as a clearing house allowing Iran to continue to sell oil and import other products or services in exchange.

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Denmark repatriates orphaned baby from Syria

The child, the first Syria orphan to have been returned to Denmark, had stayed at the Al-Hol camp in the northeast of the country.

Turkey to repatriate stranded American IS suspect

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Turkey to repatriate stranded American IS suspect

A suspected Islamic State group fighter stranded in a no man's land between Greece and Turkey will be repatriated to the US.

Erdogan threatens to release Turkey's IS prisoners to Europe

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Erdogan threatens to release Turkey's IS prisoners to Europe

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has threatened to release the IS prisoners it holds in response to EU sanctions on Ankara.

Turkey begins deporting Islamic State militants

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Turkey begins deporting Islamic State militants

Alleged Islamic State group members from Germany, Denmark, France and Ireland are due to be deported, according to Turkey's interior ...

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