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Afghan locals now say the recent withdrawal of foreign troops has left them exposed to militant attacks.

The Trump administration is considering imposing new sanctions on Iran to isolate its economy 'from the world'.

Green Party launches in Turkey with eco-friendly agenda

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Green Party launches in Turkey with eco-friendly agenda

]Yeşiller Partisi launched on 21 September, the International Day of Peace, with 110 founding members.

Hezbollah fighter killed by south Lebanon arms depot blast

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Hezbollah fighter killed by south Lebanon arms depot blast

A Hezbollah fighter Sunday died of wounds sustained from an explosion that rocked the south Lebanon village of Ain Qana, nearly one week ago.

Exiles return to rebuild post-Bashir Sudan

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Exiles return to rebuild post-Bashir Sudan

Sudanese exiles from the US, Britain and the Gulf have returned to fill government posts and succeed figures in Bashir's Islamist regime.

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Four dead in Lebanon 'Hezbollah arms depot explosion': reports

Four people died in an explosion in Lebanon's Nabatieh district, reported to have occurred at a Hezbollah arms depot.

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France says no evidence of Hezbollah explosives stores

France's foreign ministry has rebuffed Washington’s claim, saying there was “nothing tangible” to confirm that the Shia group had stored ...

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Saudi Arabia has enough uranium for nuclear fuel: report

Experts fear the Kingdom could move forward with a nuclear weapons programme.

Jihadists net $140 million from Burkina gold mine raids

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Jihadists net $140 million from Burkina gold mine raids

Millions of dollars worth of gold have been mined by jihadists in four years.

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Gold looters destroy 2000-year-old Sudan archaeological site

The pillagers used heavy equipment, including mechanical diggers, to search for gold in the Bayouda Desert.

Mozambique ordered Beirut cargo but denies responsibility for blast

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Mozambique ordered Beirut cargo but denies responsibility for blast

Mozambique's government said it ordered the ammonium nitrate from Georgia in 2013, but never took delivery from Beirut's port.

Beirut blast raises fears in Iraq of weapons stockpiles

Azhar Al-Rubaie

Beirut blast raises fears in Iraq of weapons stockpiles

In Iraq, where weapons are stored in urban centres and unexploded bombs litter border areas, fears of a catastrophe are acute.

Ammonium nitrate: A fertiliser under scrutiny

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Ammonium nitrate: A fertiliser under scrutiny

The fertiliser which caused the explosion has come under intense scrutiny over the last few days, as Lebanese people blame negligence on the ...

US looking into claims of China-Saudi 'nuclear bomb' developments

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US looking into claims of China-Saudi 'nuclear bomb' developments

Saudi Arabia is working with China on the development of its civilian nuclear power programme.

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Emirati 'Hope' probe heads for Mars

The UAE's project is designed to recall the heyday of the Arab world's scientific advances during the Middle Ages.

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Israeli mining magnate dodged US sanctions in DRC deals

Israeli mining magnate Dan Gertler used a global money laundering network to get around US sanctions and extract further mineral wealth ...

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Egypt strikes gold in Eastern Desert

Egypt has struck gold in the Eastern Desert, the petroleum ministry has said.

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Scandal-stricken UK minister faces questions over Israeli businessman meeting

A UK minister is facing fresh scrutiny over a meeting held with an Israeli businessman in 2018.

Libya 'a priority' Italy's FM says during Tripoli visit

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Libya 'a priority' Italy's FM says during Tripoli visit

Rome and Tripoli are reworking a 2017 memorandum on migration.

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Venezuela says Iranian tankers will get military escort

Defense Minister Vladimir Padrino Lopez said that when the Iranian ships are 200 nautical miles from the coastline "they will be welcomed" by ...

Syria Weekly: Rami Makhlouf's fall from grace confirmed

Paul McLoughlin

Syria Weekly: Rami Makhlouf's fall from grace confirmed

The rise and fall of Rami Makhlouf will be one of the great turning points in recent Syrian history.

US sanctions Iranian-Iraqi businessman who 'smuggled weapons to Yemen'

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US sanctions Iranian-Iraqi businessman who 'smuggled weapons to Yemen'

The United States on Friday confirmed it had imposed sanctions on an Iranian-Iraqi businessman for his alleged involvement with the Iranian ...

Jordan overturns labour code that discriminates against working women

Nazli Tarzi

Jordan overturns labour code that discriminates against working women

#IWD2020: On International Women's Day, Jordanian activists celebrate the adoption of a law eliminating labour discrimination against women.

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