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The transitional authorities have formed a committee to probe the massacre but has still not announced its findings.

Israel's PM has privately told settlement leaders West Bank annexation will happen free from the conditions of Trump's peace plan, namely a freeze on settlement expansion and negotiations with Palestinians

Algeria's tightening grip on the Hirak protest movement

Alessandra Bajec

Algeria's tightening grip on the Hirak protest movement

Repression has intensified against regime dissidents and independent media as the Algerian government maintains a coronavirus lockdown across the country.

Yemen coronavirus programs might stop by end of June

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Yemen coronavirus programs might stop by end of June

The United Nations has warned it may have to stop its programs fighting coronavirus, which it says is 'already spreading rapidly' in Yemen.

UAE-backed Haftar's forces using internationally-banned landmines in Libya

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UAE-backed Haftar's forces using internationally-banned landmines in Libya

Pro-Haftar forces retreating from Tripoli last month laid internationally-banned landmines, posing a grave risk to civilians.

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France, Algeria pledge to relaunch relations after rift

President Macron's call with his Algerian counterpart appeared to put an end to a diplomatic crisis triggered by the broadcast on French television of documentaries on Algeria's "Hirak" protest movement.

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UK urged to ban riot gear sales to US

There are growing calls for the UK to ban sales of riot gear to the US.

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Italy set to approve major arms deal to Egypt

The two Mediterranean powers are part of a wider anti-Turkey bloc in the region which includes France, Greece and Israel.

Jonathan Fenton-Harvey

Dubai's economy faces fight for survival in post-pandemic future

Dubai faces an uncertain future as plunging oil prices and a global economic downturn threaten another debt-fuelled crisis.

Sudan appoints new defence chief amid tensions with Ethiopia

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Sudan appoints new defence chief amid tensions with Ethiopia

Sudan has appointed a new defence minister amid tensions with Ethiopia over an attack by an Ethiopian militia group in Al-Qadarif province.

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First Russian strikes in 3 months hit NW Syria

Russian air strikes hit an area of northwest Syria in the first strikes since a March ceasefire came into force.

Libyan <em>government</em> starts operation to capture Tripoli International Airport

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Libyan government starts operation to capture Tripoli International Airport

Libyan government forces have announced a new operation to capture Tripoli International Airport, which has not been used since 2014.

Wedding fever grips Gaza amid coronavirus lockdown

Khuloud Rabah Sulaiman

Wedding fever grips Gaza amid coronavirus lockdown

With wedding halls closed, couples in Gaza have settled for small and simple home ceremonies instead of traditionally elaborate celebrations.

Iranian scientist freed by US back in Iran: reports

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Iranian scientist freed by US back in Iran: reports

Iranian scientist Sirous Asgari has been reunited with his family in Iran after his release from prison in the United States.

Jordan arrests veteran dissident after publication of memoir

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Jordan arrests veteran dissident after publication of memoir

Former Jordanian MP Ahmed Owaidi Al-Abadi has been detained despite his ill health, the latest in a series of arrests of outspoken dissidents by ...

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UAE reopens malls, shops despite rise in coronavirus cases

The UAE is continuing to ease coronavirus restrictions despite the disease continuing to spread.

Kourosh Ziabari

Gheyzanieh: Where oil flows, but drinking water does not

Comment: For too long, Iran's leaders have neglected the oil-rich Khuzestan region, which provides an economic lifeline to the country, writes ...

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Israel says 'successfully' tested ballistic missiles

The state-run Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) confirmed the country had carried out two ballistic missiles tests in the Mediterranean.

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Yemen donor summit fails to raise required $2.4bn

A donor summit aiming to raise $2.41 billion in humanitarian aid for Yemen has only gathered half of the amount, with key player UAE donating no ...

Algeria to release two protest leaders, opposition politician says

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Algeria to release two protest leaders, opposition politician says

Algeria's president has allegedly vowed to release two main figures of the country's Hirak movement, opposition leader, Sosiane Djilali said.

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Iraqis seek herbal remedies amid feared second coronavirus wave

Since the start of Iraq’s Covid-19 outbreak, locals have been flocking to alternative pharmacies in search of more natural remedies.

Kushner 'pleaded' with Netanyahu to slow annexation: report

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Kushner 'pleaded' with Netanyahu to slow annexation: report

Israeli President Benjamin Netanyahu was allegedly told to slow down the controversial annexation process, according to an Israel Channel 13 ...

Venezuela's Maduro to visit Iran following oil shipments

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Venezuela's Maduro to visit Iran following oil shipments

Nicolas Maduro wants to 'personally thank' Iran for sending five oil tankers to Caracas during a shortage of refined oil, despite Venezuela ...

Saudi seeks to raise $2.3bn in Yemen donor conference

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Saudi seeks to raise $2.3bn in Yemen donor conference

Saudi Arabia is seeking to raise billions of dollars for Yemen, despite leading a coalition that has been accused of war crimes in the war-torn ...

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