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Palestinians wounded in clashes with Israeli police at Al-Aqsa mosque compound filled the halls of an east Jerusalem hospital.

Around 7,000 Europe-bound migrants were intercepted and returned to Libya so far this year, a trend that is likely to increase with good summer weather.

Iran protests Iraqi raid on diplomatic site

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Iran protests Iraqi raid on diplomatic site

Protesters set fire to trailers belonging to Iran's consulate in Karbala following the murder of activist Ehab Wazni.

Hundreds injured as Israeli forces storm Jerusalem’s Al-Aqsa Mosque

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Hundreds injured as Israeli forces storm Jerusalem’s Al-Aqsa Mosque

Hundreds of Palestinian worshippers have been injured as Israeli forces stormed the Al-Aqsa Mosque firing tear gas and rubber bullets and ...

Afghans begin burying dead from bloody school blasts

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Afghans begin burying dead from bloody school blasts

Dozens of young girls were being buried Sunday at a desolate hilltop cemetery in Kabul after an attack.

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Dozens dead in blast near Afghan girls' school

More than 30 people were killed and dozens more wounded in an attack targeting a girls' school in Kabul, authorities said on Saturday.

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Meet Sam Rasoul, Palestinian-American running for Lieutenant Governor

As Virginia becomes more diverse and left-leaning, so do opportunities for progressive politics.

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Iran-backed militias controlling IS 'legacies' in Iraq: report

Iran-backed militias have sought to fill the vacuum left behind by the Islamic State group in Iraq, according to a Newslines Institute ...

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Guards ex-official promises 'powerful' government in Iran presidential run

The former Republican Guards Corps construction chief said he opposed polarisation in politics.

25 killed in blast near Afghan school: officials

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25 killed in blast near Afghan school: officials

The explosion took place in an area populated largely by the Shia Hazara community.

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Algeria remembers mass killings under French rule

Thousands of Algerians were killed during the Setif massacre.

Maldives ex-president 'critical' after assassination attempt

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Maldives ex-president 'critical' after assassination attempt

Mohamed Nasheed, 53, underwent 16 hours of life-saving operations for injuries to his head, chest, abdomen and limbs in the Maldivian capital ...

Israeli army to demolish home of drive-by shooting suspect

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Israeli army to demolish home of drive-by shooting suspect

Human rights organisations have long denounced Israel's home razing policy as a form of collective punishment.

The Present: A tragic exposé of everyday Israeli occupation

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The Present: A tragic exposé of everyday Israeli occupation

Film Review: Farah Nabulsi's Oscar-nominated short-film documents the everyday dehumanisation of Palestinians under a torturous occupation. ...

India caught in catastrophe: Covid-19 tsunami causes healthcare collapse

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India caught in catastrophe: Covid-19 tsunami causes healthcare collapse

As India descends into further chaos, the lack of oxygen and adequate healthcare provisions have elevated doctors to the status of 'demi-gods'. ...

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Indonesian Mount Sinabung volcano sends ash 2,800m high

Indonesia's Mount Sinabung volcano erupted on Friday but, despite a massive column of smoke and ash, no evacuation order has been made.

Zaina Ujayli

Raising the refugee cap is not enough

Comment: Allocating more funding to resettlement organisations will not fill the gaps created by four years of neglect, writes Zaina Ujayli.

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Syria regime welcomes rekindling ties with 'sisterly' Saudi Arabia

It follows a meeting between Saudi officials and Assad in Damascus earlier this week.

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Israel's Lapid faces daunting path to anti-Netanyahu govt

Yair Lapid has been given then opportunity to form a coalition government, after Benjamin Netanyahu failed to meet the deadline.

Afghan journalist shot dead after Taliban warning

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Afghan journalist shot dead after Taliban warning

An Afghan journalist has been shot dead by gunman after the Taliban accused him of “biased reporting”.

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China slams New Zealand parliament's Uighur concerns

China has lashed out at New Zealand for its criticism of their treatment of the Uighur Muslim minority.

Palestinian arrested over West Bank attack after 3-day chase

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Palestinian arrested over West Bank attack after 3-day chase

A Palestinian man, accused of a drive-by shooting has been arrested by Israel after three days on the run.

Israeli air strikes hit southern Syria: state media

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Israeli air strikes hit southern Syria: state media

The southern Syrian province of Quneitra has been hit by Israel airstrikes, the second in two days.

Saudi walks diplomatic high wire on Iran, Yemen

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Saudi walks diplomatic high wire on Iran, Yemen

Secret talks between Saudi Arabia and Iran are aiming to end years of hostilities, and bring the brutal war in Yemen to a peaceful conclusion.

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