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The pacts with Israel reveal an unbridgeable gulf between Arab societies and the repressive regimes that rule over them.

Syrian Kurds have transferred the 'least radical' women and children linked to IS to rehabilitation.

Three new suspects arrested in Egypt gang rape case

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Three new suspects arrested in Egypt gang rape case

Three suspects have been arrested over a 2014 rape case at Cairo's Fairmont hotel.

Lebanon arrests 3 Egyptians over Cairo gang rape case

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Lebanon arrests 3 Egyptians over Cairo gang rape case

Three suspects of a gang rape that allegedly took place six years ago were arrested in Lebanon.

The Iraq Report: Anti-corruption activists assassinated with impunity

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The Iraq Report: Anti-corruption activists assassinated with impunity

A series of prominent figures, from academics to social media influencers and political activists, are once again being targeted for ...

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Christchurch mass murderer sentenced to life without parole

Cries filled the air outside the courtroom as New Zealand came to the collective realisation that the country's worst mass murderer would never walk free.

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Egypt orders arrest of hotel rape suspects

A group of wealthy young Egyptian men now face arrest over accusations of the gang rape of a woman at Cairo's Fairmont Hotel in 2014.

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UN denies responsibility for explosives 'cleared' into Beirut

The United Nations has denied it allowed a cargo ship carrying 3,000 tonnes of ammonium nitrate into Beirut Port.

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Cairo hotel gang rape allegations ignite new #MeToo wave

Egypt's National Council for Women on Wednesday condemned retaliatory threats made against women exposing sexual misconduct.

Trump could lose reelection in 100 days

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Trump could lose reelection in 100 days

Trump faces possible humiliation at the hands of Biden, a man he derides as "sleepy" and mentally incompetent, yet who leads by double digits in ...

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Iraqi researcher on militant groups Hisham al-Hashemi killed

Jihadism expert Hisham al-Hashemi was shot outside his home in Baghdad on Monday and died shortly thereafter at a local hospital, an Iraqi ...

Unemployed Filipina feeds other jobless migrants in Dubai

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Unemployed Filipina feeds other jobless migrants in Dubai

Migrants account for 90% of the workforce in the United Arab Emirates. The economic shutdown that came with Covid-19 has hit their communities ...

Moroccan actress condemned for Instagram ‘blackface’ photo

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Moroccan actress condemned for Instagram ‘blackface’ photo

Moroccan actress Mariam Hussein has been attacked on Instagram for posting a ‘blackface’ photo of herself, meant as an act of solidarity with ...

Foreigners on frontlines of pandemic in Gulf states

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Foreigners on frontlines of pandemic in Gulf states

Healthcare workers from Egypt and South Asia are battling coronavirus in parts of the Gulf.

Investigation reveals widespread torture in Saudi women's prisons

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Investigation reveals widespread torture in Saudi women's prisons

A documentary by Al Jazeera revealed shocking testimonies from female former detainees about the extent of torture and sexual harassment in ...

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The Iraq Report: Protest movement revives as lockdown eased

The Iraqi deep state is on full alert, showing demonstrators they will be killed if they continue to ask for change.

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Israel slams Egyptian show predicting destruction of Jewish state

Israel has slammed as 'unacceptable' the prediction of its demise in an Egyptian television series that has aired despite a peace treaty with ...

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Lebanon becomes first Arab country to legalise medical cannabis

The Lebanese parliament has voted to legalise the growing of marijuana for medical and industrial use, as coronavirus exacerbates an already ...

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Indian minister slams 'inadequate' UAE quarantine facilities for migrants

Around three million Indian citizens work in the UAE, often living and working in overcrowded and unsanitary conditions.

'Thousands of Afghans' pour across border amid coronavirus pandemic

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'Thousands of Afghans' pour across border amid coronavirus pandemic

While authorities said they would allow 1,000 people a day, according to the UN’s International Organization for Migration (IOM), at least ...

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Saudi Arabia seizes 5 million 'illegally stockpiled' medical masks

More than five millions illegally stored medical face masks were recovered by Saudi security forces in the kingdom, authorities confirmed on ...

Beirut under quarantine

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Beirut under quarantine

Comment: With no safety net, and privatised, corrupt interests running basic services, Lebanon is woefully under-prepared to respond to ...

Is it really raining eggplants in Iran?

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Is it really raining eggplants in Iran?

Viral clips from Iran showing eggplants reportedly raining in the country have led to the arrest of five people.

Hindu mobs attack Muslims, loot businesses and desecrate mosques

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Hindu mobs attack Muslims, loot businesses and desecrate mosques

New Delhi has been rocked by anti-Muslim violence since Parliament approved a new citizenship law, as scores of Muslims are being beaten ...

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