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Greek Foreign Minister Nikos Dendias called Monday for the pullout of foreign forces from Libya, during a visit to the eastern city of Benghazi.

In-depth: With 2022 elections approaching some Lebanese politicians are launching vaccination drives, portraying themselves as singlehandedly leading their communities out of the pandemic.

Former UK minister accuses pro-Israel lobby of 'disgusting interference'

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Former UK minister accuses pro-Israel lobby of 'disgusting interference'

Duncan wrote in his memoir 'In The Thick of It: The private diaries of a minister' that the Conservative Friends of Israel has pushed Britain to adopt pro-Israel policies.

US to send warships through Bosphorus to Black Sea:Turkey

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US to send warships through Bosphorus to Black Sea:Turkey

Russia recently sent military reinforcements to both the Ukrainian border and Crimea.

Greece urges Libya to cancel maritime deal with Turkey

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Greece urges Libya to cancel maritime deal with Turkey

On a visit to Tripoli this week, Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis called for the cancellation of a Libyan-Turkish deal delineating ...

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Syria Insight: Fears grow for Syrian refugees in Denmark

The Danish government has revoked the residencies of dozens of Syrian refugees, the first European country to do so, as part of new anti-immigration legislation.

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The Iraq Report: Saddam-era laws used to silence dissent

Iraq is using Baathist-era laws to indict critics, prompting anger that penal codes imposed by a dictatorial regime are being used to crush ...

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Turkey summons China's envoy over Uighur tweets

Turkey summoned China's ambassador over tweets denouncing two top Turkish politicians over their criticism of Beijing's crackdown on Uighurs in ...

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Saudi human rights activist sentenced to 20 years

Abdul Rahman Al-Sadhan has been sentenced to 20 years in prison and given a 20 year travel ban for allegedly running an anonymous social media ...

Why Baghdad's new visa system could emulate Kurdistan's success

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Why Baghdad's new visa system could emulate Kurdistan's success

In-depth: Baghdad once sought to abolish the KRG's comparably liberal visa system. Now, new reforms will make it easier for foreign visitors to ...

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EU's Michel in Libya to bolster interim government

As Libyan leaders are working on a peace process, European Council President Charles Michel has arrived for a visit.

Two rockets hit near Iraq airbase hosting US soldiers

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Two rockets hit near Iraq airbase hosting US soldiers

Two rockets hit in near proximity of an Iraqi airbase, injuring two American soldiers and one Iraqi civilian.

China to reopen <em>embassy</em> in Libyan capital

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China to reopen embassy in Libyan capital

The Libyan foreign minister has met with the Chinese charges'd'affairs and discussed the reopening of the Chinese embassy in Tripoli, ...

BBC reporter leaves China, says 'too risky'

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BBC reporter leaves China, says 'too risky'

A BBC correspondent had to leave China for Taiwan after facing pressure from authorities over his reporting on Xinjiang rights abuses and the ...

Washington: Uighurs demand urgent action against Beijing’s ‘genocide’

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Washington: Uighurs demand urgent action against Beijing’s ‘genocide’

Dozens of Uighurs and supporters gathered outside the Chinese embassy in Washington to raise awareness of human rights abuses against ...

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In stark warning, Egypt leader says Nile water ‘untouchable'

President Abdel Fattah el-Sissi has warned Ethiopia not to take Egypt’s share of the Nile water when building the giant Renaissance Dam.

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As under Trump, US report avoids 'Occupied Territories'

US President Joe Biden's administration avoided using the term "Occupied Territories" in a human rights report, as his predecessor Donald Trump ...

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France reopens Libya embassy after seven-year closure

France has reopened its embassy in Libya after seven years of closure.

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Dozens killed in Mozambique Islamist attack: government

Dozens of people were killed in the coordinated jihadist attacks in northern Mozambique's Palma town, four days after the rescue raid as ...

US blocks Iraq militia websites following Baghdad parade

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US blocks Iraq militia websites following Baghdad parade

The US Department of Justice has blocked two websites belonging to the pro-Iran Iraqi militia Kataib Hezbollah, following a parade by an ...

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US pledges 15 million to Palestinians affected by coronavirus

“This urgent, necessary aid is one piece of our renewed commitment to the Palestinian people.”

China envoy invites Italian MPs to Xinjiang

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China envoy invites Italian MPs to Xinjiang

China's ambassador to Rome suggested Italian lawmakers personally visit the Xinjiang region to check whether the local Muslim Uyghur minority is ...

Mo Salah under 'tight security' ahead of Egypt-Kenya showdown

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Mo Salah under 'tight security' ahead of Egypt-Kenya showdown

Salah has a security team accompanying him during his stay in Kenya.

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