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With the government now reporting all positive coronavirus tests, Turkey is one of the worst-hit countries in Europe.

Abdelmadjid Tebboune's health situation is fuelling uncertainty about the future of Algeria.

13 dead in south Yemen clashes: military sources

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13 dead in south Yemen clashes: military sources

Tens of thousands of people, mostly civilians, have been killed and millions displaced in Yemen's conflict, which has triggered what the United Nations has called the world's worst humanitarian disaster.

The New Arab's top reads on gender-based violence

Kamal Afzali

The New Arab's top reads on gender-based violence

The New Arab has curated articles shedding powerful light on the pressing issue of gender-based violence across the Middle East, North Africa ...

Hospitals full as second wave of coronavirus grips Pakistan

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Hospitals full as second wave of coronavirus grips Pakistan

Intensive care units in Pakistani hospitals are nearing capacity, with some patients being turned away, as a new wave of coronavirus takes hold.

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UK minister says 'inshallah' to Christmas carol concerts

The minister's response has left some scratching their heads.

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Turkey reports record daily number of new Covid-19 patients

Coronavirus cases are on the rise in Turkey, which recorded its highest daily Covid tally on Saturday.

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Lebanese police hunt dozens after mass jailbreak

Lebanese Police are on the hunt for 44 prisoners who escaped a detention centre.

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Iran closes businesses, curtails travel amid virus surge

The new lockdown measures, which include shuttering most businesses, shops, malls, and restaurants, include Iran’s largest cities of Mashhad, ...

More than 60 prisoners escape Lebanese jail: security sources

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More than 60 prisoners escape Lebanese jail: security sources

The prisoners broke past tight security at the facility near the presidential palace in Baabda, near Beirut, early in the morning, according to ...

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Death of Pakistan's firebrand cleric clouds future of movement

In just a few short years, Khadim Hussain Rizvi, known for profanity-laced speeches and theatrical gestures, gained mass support and rose to ...

Israel accuses Lebanon of changing stance on maritime border

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Israel accuses Lebanon of changing stance on maritime border

Israel and Lebanon - historically staunch enemies - entered into negotiations last month to resolve the border dispute which will determine the ...

Saudi Arabia and Russia race to supply China's oil

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Saudi Arabia and Russia race to supply China's oil

Saudi Arabia and Russia have both been hit hard by the downturn in oil demand.

WHO warns second wave of coronavirus across Middle East

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WHO warns second wave of coronavirus across Middle East

The World Health Organisation has warned that the Middle East should prepare for a second wave of covid-19, as countries across the world ...

Gazans take coastal walks to escape 'double confinement'

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Gazans take coastal walks to escape 'double confinement'

Life in Gaza, controlled by the Islamist group Hamas since 2007, was mentally taxing even before the novel coronavirus outbreak brought ...

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Iran opposition figure Mousavi tests positive for Covid-19

Iranian opposition figure Mir Hossein Mousavi and his wife Zahra Rahnavard have tested positive for Covid-19 and their general health is "good".

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Libya to hold national elections in December 2021: UN

At UN-held talks in Tunisia, Libyans agreed to hold elections in December 2021.

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Polisario says WSahara ceasefire over as Rabat launches operation

The Polisario Front said the three-decade-old ceasefire in the Western Sahara is now over.

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Iran passes grim milestone of 40,000 deaths from coronavirus

But the government has resisted shutting down the country, desperate to salvage an economy cratered by unprecedented American sanctions that ...

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Turkey 'interested' in producing controversial Russian 'Sputnik' Covid-19 vaccine

Turkey's health minister hinted at confirming the announcement by his Russian counterpart, saying the two men discussed issues on efforts to ...

Heartless Tories leave working class children begging for crumbs

Malia Bouattia

Heartless Tories leave working class children begging for crumbs

Comment: The Tories' refusal to feed children in poverty is yet another example of their belligerent and cruel Covid-19 strategy, which serves ...

UAE jails two over 'fake news' Covid-19 deaths story

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UAE jails two over 'fake news' Covid-19 deaths story

Two people, including a journalist, were sentenced to prison in the UAE over a 'fabricated' report on coronavirus deaths.

Syrian refugee 'sets himself ablaze' in Lebanon

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Syrian refugee 'sets himself ablaze' in Lebanon

A Syrian refugee in Lebanon set himself on fire near the UN's refugee agency reception center in Beirut.

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