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UN human rights experts are demanding for information on Dubai's Sheikha Latifa, who tried to flee UAE in 2018.

Comment: With Barghouti and thousands of other Palestinians behind bars, imprisonment has become a defining part of the Palestinian national consciousness, writes Emad Moussa.

Biden offer hailed in Moscow as win for Putin

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Biden offer hailed in Moscow as win for Putin

Following the announcement that Biden has offered to meet with Putin, Russia is declaring this as a first round victory.

Money laundering probe eyes Lebanon central bank chief: report

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Money laundering probe eyes Lebanon central bank chief: report

An investigation into the embezzlement of funds from Lebanon’s central bank is examining activities linked with Riad Salemeh.

UN: 'lack of transparency' in Jordan palace crisis

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UN: 'lack of transparency' in Jordan palace crisis

Prince Hamzah, a former crown prince, has accused Jordan's rulers of corruption and ineptitude.

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UN 'very concerned' for life of Dubai's Sheikha Latifa

His 35-year-old daughter has not been seen in public since a foiled attempt to escape from the emirate in March 2018.

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Reported 'black market' dodges unofficial Turkish-Saudi trade blockade

Turkish traders are reportedly shipping products to third countries before they are exported to Saudi Arabia.

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WHO experts: Covid probably came to humans from animals

Covid-19 probably passed to humans from a bat via an intermediary animal, an international expert mission to China concluded, with investigators ...

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Syrian opposition conference in Damascus shut down by regime

An opposition conference scheduled to take place in Damascus over the weekend was stopped by the regime, who claimed the organisers lacked the ...

WHO report says animals likely source of COVID

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WHO report says animals likely source of COVID

A joint WHO-China study on the origins of Covid-19 listed four possible scenarios, the most likely being the transmission of the virus from bats ...

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Gamers slam 'dehumanising' Fallujah battle video game trailer

A first-person shooter game depicting one of the US' most bloody battles of the Iraq War is set for release later this year.

What's next for Syria under the Biden administration?

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What's next for Syria under the Biden administration?

Analysis: Washington is still weighing up its approach to Syria, but the power balance that Russia, Turkey and Iran have built will not be easy ...

Saudi official denies death threat made to UN investigator

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Saudi official denies death threat made to UN investigator

At a meeting with UN officials in Geneva, a senior Saudi official allegedly threatened twice to have Callamard "taken care of" if she ...

UNHRC votes in favour of Israel arms embargo

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UNHRC votes in favour of Israel arms embargo

The UN Human Rights Council has voted in favour of a resolution that calls for an arms embargo against Israel, where they could be used to ...

France to reopen embassy in Libya Monday: Macron

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France to reopen embassy in Libya Monday: Macron

France will reopen its embassy in the Libyan capital Tripoli next week, President Emmanuel Macron said.

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Saudi official threatened to 'take care of' UN investigator

The remarks were reportedly made during a meeting between UN officials and a visiting Saudi delegation in Geneva, The Guardian reported.

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15 dead in Rohingya camp blaze in Bangladesh: UN

The fire has caused 'catastrophic' damage to the camp in Cox's Bazar and displaced tens of thousands.

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Houthis inflicting 'grave abuses' on Yemeni women: report

The report collected testimonies of victims, relatives of victims and eyewitnesses who suffered during the years of war, especially those in ...

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In France, Israel looks for ally on Iran, ICC

France is aiming to bring the US and Iran to the negotiating table to revive a landmark nuclear deal that Israel fiercely opposes.

Turkey accuses Greece of leaving handcuffed migrants at sea

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Turkey accuses Greece of leaving handcuffed migrants at sea

Turkey accused Greek coast guards of handcuffing seven migrants and throwing them into the Aegean Sea.

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Floyd murder trial 'defining' chance for justice: UN

The trial of a US police officer facing charges for murdering George Floyd is a crucial and defining opportunity for justice, UN rights chief ...

US won't recognise Syria presidency vote unless UN involved

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US won't recognise Syria presidency vote unless UN involved

The legitimacy of Syrian dictator Bashar Al-Assad's presidency will not be recognised by the US unless voting is supervised by the UN.

Rockets fired from Syria land in Turkey: ministry

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Rockets fired from Syria land in Turkey: ministry

A border region of southern Turkey was struck with rockets fired from Syria on Thursday, though no casualties were reported.

Morocco extradites Australian to Saudi Arabia: wife

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Morocco extradites Australian to Saudi Arabia: wife

An Australian man detained in Morocco has been extradited to Saudi Arabia, his family said.

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