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Sir Nicholas Soames and Sir Alan Duncan published a letter in which they deplored Israel's refusal to vaccinate Palestinians against coronavirus.

Dubai has announced that entertainment venues are to close amid a sharp rise in coronavirus cases, which is pushing healthcare services to their limits.

Cool welcome for Biden in Gulf amid uncertainty

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Cool welcome for Biden in Gulf amid uncertainty

Gulf nations congratulated President Biden on his inauguration, but are waiting to see what steps he will take regarding Iran.

Mosul: A wounded city yet to heal

Sylvain Mercadier

Mosul: A wounded city yet to heal

In-depth: Iraq's second largest city remains scarred by the war against the Islamic State. Although peace has returned, much of Mosul still lies ...

Twin suicide bombings rock central Baghdad

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Twin suicide bombings rock central Baghdad

A deadly twin suicide bombing has hit a market in Baghdad, killing at least 28, with the death toll expected to rise.

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UN announces talks on new Syria constitution

Geir Pedersen has announced that the Constitutional Committee will resume talks in an effort to find a political solution to the crisis in Syria.

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New Egypt uprising 'inevitable,' say Muslim Brothers

A spokesman for the Muslim Brotherhood has predicted that Egypt will witness an uprising against the practices of President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi.

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Amid crippling sanctions, Iran traders seek lifeline in Iraq

To avoid the US sanctions imposed on Iran, traders are crossing the border into neighbouring Iraq to sell their wares.

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Bomb kills four Pakistani soldiers: officials

At least four soldiers were killed when their vehicle was blown up in Pakistan's Balochistan province.

Biden to remake US role in climate crisis

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Biden to remake US role in climate crisis

Through a raft of executive orders, President Joe Biden committed the United States to tackling the climate crisis.

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'Snail's pace' peace talks due to Taliban: Afghan government

Afghan authorities criticised the Taliban for failing to actively participate in peace talks.

Intel chief first Biden nominee to get Senate approval

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Intel chief first Biden nominee to get Senate approval

The US Senate voted to confirm Avril Haines as director of national intelligence, the first member of President Joe Biden's cabinet to gain ...

Tunisians protest against mass arrests in nighttime clashes

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Tunisians protest against mass arrests in nighttime clashes

Tunisians took to the streets to demand the release of hundreds of young demonstrators arrested during protests.

Biden signs multiple orders, including to end Muslim ban

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Biden signs multiple orders, including to end Muslim ban

US President Joe Biden signed a series of executive orders to reverse decisions by his predecessor Donald Trump, including the ban on entries ...

Libyans agree to hold constitutional referendum: Egypt

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Libyans agree to hold constitutional referendum: Egypt

Libyan envoys at UN-backed talks agreed to hold a constitutional referendum before planned elections, Egypt's foreign ministry said.

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French Muslim groups deal blow to Macron's anti-extremism charter

Three Muslim groups refused to back the French government's anti-extremism charter.

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Death toll from Sudan's Darfur clashes rises above 200

The death toll from recent violence in Sudan's Darfur region has risen above 200.

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China sanctions Pompeo, Trump officials for violating 'sovereignty'

China announced sanctions on more than two dozen officials and members of former president Donald Trump's cabinet.

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World leaders congratulate US President Biden

World leaders extended their congratulations to US President Joe Biden.

Iraq pushes back general elections to October

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Iraq pushes back general elections to October

Prime Minister Mustafa al-Kadhimi claimed the move would give the country's election committee more time to be prepared to hold fair and ...

Giorgio Cafiero and Corrado Čok

What Biden's presidency means for the Horn of Africa

Analysis: Biden may have no choice but to make difficult decisions against the backdrop of Ethiopia's civil war, the Nile Dam dispute, as well ...

Tunisia's Defence Minister pressed by lawmakers on riots

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Tunisia's Defence Minister pressed by lawmakers on riots

Ibrahim Al-Bartaji appeared to break the silence of Tunisia’s divided political leadership on the protests in a formal statement to parliament.

Bomb threat at US Supreme Court ahead of inauguration

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Bomb threat at US Supreme Court ahead of inauguration

The US has arrested an Iranian academic on charges of acting as an agent of the Islamic Republic.

Racist hashtag says Lebanese should get vaccine before refugees

Florence Massena

Racist hashtag says Lebanese should get vaccine before refugees

A hashtag calling for Lebanese people to get vaccines before refugees has sparked renewed debate in Lebanon about racism, prejudice, and the ...

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