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The UAE has congratulated Israel on its independence day, an event marked by Palestinians as the beginning of their displacement from their homeland.

Israel announced plans to scrap the mandatory wearing of masks outdoors, citing success in an inoculation drive that has been criticised for dismissing Palestinians under occupation.

Algeria rights group demands justice for French landmine victims

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Algeria rights group demands justice for French landmine victims

The head of the Algerian National Human Rights Council said the 'crime of the French coloniser cannot remain unpunished'.

Algerian opposition party to boycott legislative poll

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Algerian opposition party to boycott legislative poll

The Socialist Social Front, an opposition group in Algeria, says it will boycott the legislative elections on June 12.

Key dates in Jordan's history

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Key dates in Jordan's history

Since its independence in 1946, Jordan has been through major events that defined its History.

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Backlash after report finds UK not 'institutionally racist'

A controversial report by a government commission has found that the the UK is not 'institutionally racist', prompting heavy criticism from rights groups in Britain.

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Soldiers arrested in Niger after 'attempted coup’

Following gunfire in the capital of Niger, soldiers have been arrested and accused of attempting to launch a coup, ahead of the inauguration.

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Five shot dead in violent Bangladesh demos against Modi

Five supporters of the hardline Islamist Hefazat-e-Islam group were shot dead in Bangladesh after taking part in anti-Modi protests.

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Famine, secession and bloodshed: Six years of Yemen war

Six years after Saudi Arabia intervened in Yemen against the Houthis, the conflict is as brutal as ever and has become the world's worst ...

Indian PM pens goodwill letter to Pakistani counterpart

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Indian PM pens goodwill letter to Pakistani counterpart

Narendra Modi has written to Imran Khan as relations between the two countries continue to thaw.

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Tunisia makes history with first satellite in space

Tunisia has put its first satellite into orbit following a successful launch from a site in Kazakhstan.

Turkish lira plunges 15 percent after central bank sacking

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Turkish lira plunges 15 percent after central bank sacking

The Turkish lira plummeted mere days after the central bank's governor was sacked and replaced.

Media watchdog urges Algeria to probe violence against journalists

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Media watchdog urges Algeria to probe violence against journalists

RSF urged Algerian authorities to investigate violence against journalists at an anti-government demonstration.

Thousands protest in Algiers after election date announced

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Thousands protest in Algiers after election date announced

Algeria's resurgent pro-democracy movement has overwhelmingly rejected President Abdelmadjid Tebboune's call for early legislative elections.

The KRG's mixed record with Iraq's Christian minorities

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The KRG's mixed record with Iraq's Christian minorities

In-depth: Beyond the image of tolerance and coexistence promoted by Kurdish authorities, Christian communities in Iraqi Kurdistan have long ...

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Syrian opposition head makes rare visit to Iraqi Kurdistan

The leader of the opposition Syrian National Coalition, Nasr Hariri, has visited the Kurdistan region of Iraq, bringing into focus shifting alliances within Iraq and Syria

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Taliban weighs in on Afghan peace talks

In an interview, a Taliban spokesman accused the Afghan government of being behind the recent violence, but offered no evidence.

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Alleged suicide of Kuwaiti 'Bidoon' child sparks outrage

The alleged suicide of 11-year-old Khaled Alshammari has brought the plight of the impoverished, stateless community to the fore in Kuwait.

Algerian students hold anti-government protests

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Algerian students hold anti-government protests

Dozens of Algerian students defied police Tuesday to demonstrate in the capital Algiers.

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Normalisation with Kosovo: Israel's expansion through the Balkan corridor

Analysis: Israel had long rejected ties with Kosovo, but amid shifting diplomatic alliances mutual recognition could extend Tel Aviv's ...

Algeria's president appeases protesters with pardons, calls early polls

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Algeria's president appeases protesters with pardons, calls early polls

Algeria's president pardoned jailed anti-government activists and announced early elections.

Algeria president to 'dissolve parliament': local media

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Algeria president to 'dissolve parliament': local media

Abdelmajdid Tebboune is expected to call for early elections.

Myanmar protesters block arrests, UN demands Suu Kyi's release

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Myanmar protesters block arrests, UN demands Suu Kyi's release

Human rights protesters have taken to the streets against a military coup in Myanmar.

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