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An unspecified number of Egyptian soldiers and IS-affiliated militants have been killed and injured in clashes close to the border city of Rafah.

Photojournalist Nabil al-Qaiti, a prominent photojournalist documenting Yemen's conflict and a vocal supporter of the southern separatist movement, was shot dead by gunmen near his home in Aden.

Four-year-old Palestinian girl dies after being shot

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Four-year-old Palestinian girl dies after being shot

Four-year-old Rafif Qara'een arrived unconscious at a hospital in Jerusalem on 21 May with 'severely traumatic brain injuries'.

Gazan woman 'killed by father for calling divorced mother'

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Gazan woman 'killed by father for calling divorced mother'

A 20-year-old woman in Gaza was fatally beaten by her remarried father after calling her mother to wish her a happy Eid.

Coronavirus Pandemic: Positive stories of resilience and bravery

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Coronavirus Pandemic: Positive stories of resilience and bravery

Top five stories highlighting the Middle East's resilience in the face of the novel coronavirus this week.

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110-year-old Moroccan woman recovers from coronavirus

She joins a highly select group of super-centenarians who have so far defied all the odds and become free of the deadly virus.

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Somalia blast kills at least 10 on bus

A passenger bus carrying more than 20 people to a funeral exploded on Sunday, killing dozens on board.

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Death of Algerian girl in 'faith healing' sparks outcry

A ten-year-old Algerian girl died after suffering abuse during a "faith healing" session, police said.

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Kuwaiti influencer launches vile attack on Egyptians

Egyptians in Kuwait were dealt a whopping blow this week after an influencer launched a vile attack against what she described as the 'dirtiest ...

Digital diplomacy could reshape politics in the Middle East

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Digital diplomacy could reshape politics in the Middle East

Could digital diplomacy be the answer to inequality and war in the Middle East?

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Turkey's Erdogan slams US police killing as 'fascist'

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Friday denounced the US police killing of George Floyd as 'racist' and 'fascist' and extended his ...

Darfur activists record alarming rise in suspected coronavirus deaths

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Darfur activists record alarming rise in suspected coronavirus deaths

Activists in North Darfur are recording dozens of deaths from coronavirus as patients in the war-ravaged area avoid government hospitals, saying ...

Shooting at smuggling warehouse in Libya kills 30 migrants

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Shooting at smuggling warehouse in Libya kills 30 migrants

Libya's UN-recognised government vowed to track down the killers of 30 migrants in an apparent revenge attack after 'clandestine migrants' ...

Israel tests 100,000 to prevent pandemic 'second wave'

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Israel tests 100,000 to prevent pandemic 'second wave'

Despite faring relatively well compared to some countries, Israel is already preparing for a second wave in coronavirus cases.

Sudan says three jailed Bashir aides have virus

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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.

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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.

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Egyptian pro-Sisi media launch campaign of incitement against doctors

Pro-Sisi media have launched a campaign of incitement against doctors, including death threats.

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Algeria will not give up controversial coronavirus drug treatment

Algeria has continued the use of a drug whose use for Covid-19 treatment has been suspended by the World Health Organisation.

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Black man dies after US officer kneels on neck

A black man has died in Minneapolis police custody after an officer was video recorded kneeling on his neck during his arrest as he pleaded that ...

American Muslims demand answers over killing of Sudanese-American man

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American Muslims demand answers over killing of Sudanese-American man

A Muslim rights group is demanding answers over the shooting of a Sudanese-American man who displayed signs of mental illness.

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Egypt's doctors accuse government of causing coronavirus catastrophe

The Egyptian Medical Syndicate has accused the government of negligence 'tantamount to death through a dereliction of duty' over lack of ...

WATCH: Egypt imam abandons Eid prayer, flees from police

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WATCH: Egypt imam abandons Eid prayer, flees from police

Egyptian authorities have reportedly arrested a sheikh that was filmed fleeing from police in a hilarious video that appeared online, after he ...

WATCH: Egyptian family abduct corpse of victim from <em>hospital</em>

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WATCH: Egyptian family abduct corpse of victim from hospital

A video that emerged online shows the moment an Egyptian family attempted to kidnap the body of a relative who had died from Covid-19.

Israeli police shoot man after alleged stabbing attempt

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Israeli police shoot man after alleged stabbing attempt

Authorities claimed the unidentified man attempted to stab a police officer in east Jerusalem.

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