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“I ask you to start a new chapter - legal accountability for ISIS crimes would dramatically impact every action of my community’s recovery.”

Palestinian citizens of Israel have taken part in demonstrations in Haifa and Nazareth.

Detained Yemeni model in danger of 'virginity test': Amnesty

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Detained Yemeni model in danger of 'virginity test': Amnesty

Entisar Al-Hammadi is in danger of undergoing a 'forced virginity test', Amnesty International said, describing the practice as 'sexual violence'.

Film Review: Our Memory Belongs To Us

Davide Abbatescianni

Film Review: Our Memory Belongs To Us

Film Review: Rami Farah and Signe Byrge Sørensen’s new documentary, premiered at CPH:DOX, documents the emotionally intense reunion of three ...

How Lebanese and Syrians became to settle in Jamaica

Yasmin Al-Najar

How Lebanese and Syrians became to settle in Jamaica

Often ignored, we explore how Lebanese and Syrian communities began to settle in Jamaica, and how their footprint has now cemented their place ...

Tahir Hussain Sofi

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'. Yet, the end is far from sight.

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Yemeni conjoined twins arrive in Saudi Arabia for operation

Yemeni conjoined twins 'Yousuf and Yassin' travelled with their parents to Riyadh for a medical check.

Yousra Samir Imran

Kuwaiti women's fight against gender-based violence

The harrowing murder of Farah Akbar highlights the systemic issue of gender-based violence in Kuwait.

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Malian woman gives birth to nine babies in Morocco

In what appears to be the first recorded instance of its kind, a Malian woman has given birth to nine babies at the same time at a clinic in ...

One dead after Israel bombs 'Assad home region'

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One dead after Israel bombs 'Assad home region'

An Israeli air raid has reportedly targeted the Mediterranean port town of Latakia, ancestral home of President Bashar al-Assad, leaving one ...

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Algeria activist Bouraoui gets two years in jail

The 45-year-old doctor was sentenced for 'offending Islam' and insulting the president.

Egyptian mummy was actually pregnant woman, not male priest

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Egyptian mummy was actually pregnant woman, not male priest

The correct sex of the mummy, who also happened to be pregnant, was identified by an anthropologist in Poland.

Daughter of detained British-Iranian lays blame on UK government

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Daughter of detained British-Iranian lays blame on UK government

The daughter of an Iranian-British man jailed in Iran has taken to Twitter to blame the UK foreign ministry for his continued detention.

West Africans risk all to leave Tunisia

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West Africans risk all to leave Tunisia

Facing racist abuse in Tunisia, West Africans are seeking a life-threatening boat trip to Europe for a better life.

Rape and torture of Egypt detainee prompts international outrage

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Rape and torture of Egypt detainee prompts international outrage

At least three of the prisoner's family members have been detained since they published the allegations of sexual assault and torture.

Benjamin Isakhan

What Baghdad hospital fire reveals about Iraq's health system

Comment: For years, the Iraqi state has been too weak to prosecute corruption, and ordinary Iraqis are paying for it with their lives, writes Benjamin Isakhan.

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German woman faces 'security charge' in Iran: daughter

Nahid Taghavi had reportedly been placed in isolation for the last four weeks.

Chris Doyle

From Jerusalem to a Kingdom by the Sea

Book Club: A compelling memoir by one of the first Arabs to go to Eton, Adel Dajani's account of life in Libya is bookended by tragic family ...

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Mother and son buried after Iraq's Baghdad hospital fire

A mother and her son were among the victims of the deadly hospital fire in Baghdad on Saturday night.

Gaza's hospitals pushed to limit as Covid cases soar

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Gaza's hospitals pushed to limit as Covid cases soar

Gaza's main coronavirus treatment facility, located in Khan Yunis, cautions that oxygen supplies are being depleted fast.

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France: Knife attacker said to have watched 'jihadist' videos

A Tunisian man who stabbed to death a police employee outside Paris watched 'jihadist' propaganda videos just before the attack, France's ...

Fifth person detained in French terror attack inquiry

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Fifth person detained in French terror attack inquiry

Jamel Gorchene fatally stabbed a female police employee in Paris.

Shock in hometown of Tunisian suspect in France attack

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Shock in hometown of Tunisian suspect in France attack

Jamal Gorchene, who stabbed a police worker to death near Paris, was described by one cousin as a quiet, reserved person who 'did not have much ...

Three held after police worker fatally stabbed near Paris

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Three held after police worker fatally stabbed near Paris

The father of Jamal G., a Tunisian man who was shot dead by police after fatally stabbing a police worker near Paris, is in custody along with ...

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