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Israel's national cyber chief revealed that 'if the bad guys had succeeded' Israel would be facing a 'very big damage to the civilian population' amid the coronavirus crisis.

The long read: A new book by Palestinian intellectual Azmi Bishara presents a comprehensive strategy to resist Trump and Netanyahu’s widely condemned ‘Deal of the Century’ overwhelmingly rejected by Palestinians.

Turkey resumes intercity train operations after 2 months

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Turkey resumes intercity train operations after 2 months

Intercity train service has resumed in Turkey on a limited basis following a two-month suspension.

Saudi plans Premier League broadcasting bid amid Newcastle controversy

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Saudi plans Premier League broadcasting bid amid Newcastle controversy

Saudi Arabia is planning to bid for the rights to broadcast Premier League matches as its Newcastle United takeover bid falters over previous ...

Afghan forces killed in first 'Taliban attacks' since ceasefire

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Afghan forces killed in first 'Taliban attacks' since ceasefire

The first deadly assault since the end of a three-day ceasefire in Afghanistan led to the deaths of seven Afghan security force members.

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New USAID religious freedom advisor has history of Islamophobia

USAID's recently appointed religious freedom advisor has made multiple Islamophobic comments on his social media profiles.

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Hardline former Tehran mayor named Iran parliament speaker

A former mayor of Tehran linked to Iran's Revolutionary Guards has been elected as parliament speaker.

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US Congress ramps up China pressure over Uighur camps

The US House of Representatives voted with just one dissent in favour of the Uighur Human Rights Act.

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Turkey claims healthcare 'transformation' helped vanquish Covid-19

Turkey claims a healthcare transformation helped suppress coronavirus cases.

UN concerned by claims Russia sent jets to Libya

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UN concerned by claims Russia sent jets to Libya

The UN Secretary General's spokesman Stephane Dujarric said that, if proven, the claims against Russia would "constitute a flagrant violation of ...

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Sudan says three jailed Bashir aides have virus

Three former senior aides to ousted Sudanese president Omar al-Bashir have caught the novel coronavirus in prison.

Iran-backed militants 'exhume' grave of Caliph Umar II

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Iran-backed militants 'exhume' grave of Caliph Umar II

In February, pro-regime forces in Idlib reportedly set fire to the tomb after capturing the town of Maaret al-Numan from opposition hands.

Fire kills 5 at Bangladesh coronavirus treatment tent

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Fire kills 5 at Bangladesh coronavirus treatment tent

The fire started at the United Hospital Ltd. in Dhaka's Gulshan area. Firefighters have recovered the bodies of four men and one woman.

Trump planning new arms sale to Saudi Arabia

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Trump planning new arms sale to Saudi Arabia

According to Democrat Bob Menendez, the Trump administration is currently trying to sell "thousands more precision-guided bombs" to Saudi Arabia.

Florida IS sympathiser plotted attack on Tampa Bay

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Florida IS sympathiser plotted attack on Tampa Bay

An FBI affidavit says Al-Azhari was recorded as expressing admiration for Omar Mateen, the deceased shooter at the Orlando Pulse nightclub ...

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Algeria recalls France envoy after airing of protest documentaries

Algeria's interior ministry claimed the films were "in fact attacks on the Algerian people and its institutions" including the army.

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US ends sanction waivers on Iran's nuclear programs

The waivers had allowed Russian, European and Chinese companies to continue to work on Iran's civilian nuclear facilities without drawing ...

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Russian soldiers bribe officer to be sent to Syria

Russian Major Nikolai Zekin is facing trial for taking bribes from soldiers in order to send them to Syria, where they can earn high salaries ...

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The Middle East at war with coronavirus: Top stories

Egyptian pro-Sisi media outlets hound striking doctors, Qatar fixes privacy issues on its contact-tracing app and Jerusalem's Al-Aqsa mosque ...

Iraq to investigate abductions, torture during protests

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Iraq to investigate abductions, torture during protests

Iraq's government said it would investigate the abduction and torture of Iraqis during ongoing anti-government protests outlined by a UN report ...

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Coronavirus outbreak detected among Sri Lankan workers from Kuwait

Almost 160 Sri Lankans returning from Kuwait have tested positive for coronavirus, including one woman who has died.

Karim Tabbou not allowed to call family in prison

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Karim Tabbou not allowed to call family in prison

Karim Tabbou has reportedly been repeatedly prevented from phoning his family, and his lawyers are calling it a violation.

Jerusalem's Al-Aqsa to reopen as Covid-19 measures relax

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Jerusalem's Al-Aqsa to reopen as Covid-19 measures relax

Al-Aqsa Mosque will reopen on Sunday as coronavirus measures relax.

Brown University inaugurates 'Mahmoud Darwish' chair for Palestinian studies

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Brown University inaugurates 'Mahmoud Darwish' chair for Palestinian studies

Brown University has appointed a prominent Middle Eastern history professor as its first faculty chair in Palestinian Studies, a position named ...

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