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The global Covid-19 death toll has passed two million.

The prime minister has previously 'warned' Israeli voters of crowds of Palestinian citizens of Israel heading to the polls.

Trump on brink of unprecedented second impeachment

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Trump on brink of unprecedented second impeachment

The expected majority vote would make Trump the first US president to have been impeached twice.

Somali <em>PM</em> reserves 30% of parliament seats for women

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Somali PM reserves 30% of parliament seats for women

The Somali prime minister has reserved nearly a third of parliamentary seats for women following demands from citizens.

Yemen's Houthis defiant as aid agencies fear terror label

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Yemen's Houthis defiant as aid agencies fear terror label

Yemen's rebel leaders brushed off the designation, while one of the largest aid agencies active in the war-torn country said the move would ...

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Power restored in Pakistan after nationwide blackout

Power supply was restored across Pakistan Sunday after the country was hit by a massive electricity blackout, officials said.

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Algerian ex-PM admits selling gold bars on black market

Former Algerian premier Ahmed Ouyahia received gold bars from Gulf donors then sold them on the black market, the official APS news agency ...

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Indonesia's Sriwijaya Air loses contact with plane after take-off

There were 56 passengers and six crew members onboard the plane.

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Moroccan PM rejects 'betrayal' accusations over Israel normalisation agreement

Saad Eddine El Othmani has said that he still supports the rights of the Palestinian people and that the decision to normalise was not his.

US Capitol police force reviews response to mob break-in

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US Capitol police force reviews response to mob break-in

The US Capitol Police is reviewing its response to the storming of the Capitols by supporters of President Donald Trump.

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Syria responds to 'Israeli aggression' in south: state media

Syrian state media has said that it confront an Israeli attack that targeted several positions south of Damascus.

Mob storms US Capitol as Trump accused of 'coup'

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Mob storms US Capitol as Trump accused of 'coup'

The US Capitol was stormed by Donald Trump's supporters following the president's last-ditch effort to overturn his election loss.

'We'll fight tooth and nail': Trump supporters defiant

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'We'll fight tooth and nail': Trump supporters defiant

Trump supporters insisted they would never accept Joe Biden as president as they traveled from near Boston to Washington to protest Congress's ...

Thousands of US forces to leave Iraq 'within days'

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Thousands of US forces to leave Iraq 'within days'

Iraqi Prime Minister Mustafa Al-Kadhimi on Wednesday vowed his country will no longer serve as a playground for regional and global disputes, ...

Polls close in Georgia vote, US Senate in balance

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Polls close in Georgia vote, US Senate in balance

Polls closed in a pair of critical election runoffs in the US state of Georgia.

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Covid-19 hit Lebanese in desperate hunt for hospital beds

There are shortages in hospital beds Lebanon due to the coronavirus crisis.

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Iran, Israel and Turkey in a post-Arab Spring region

Analysis: Non-Arab powers have emerged as new regional centres of influence in the Middle East's changing geopolitical map.

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Amid US tensions, Iran steps up uranium enrichment

Iran is pushing yet more uranium enrichment beyond the threshold established in the nuclear deal in 2015.

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Lebanon faces new curbs after new year Covid-19 spike

The Lebanese government announced tightened restrictions through January in a bid to contain a spike in novel coronavirus infections threatening ...

Israeli protesters press on against <em>PM</em> Netanyahu

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Israeli protesters press on against PM Netanyahu

The demonstrators crowded a Jerusalem square near Netanyahu's official residence, where they have gathered for months to call for his ...

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Brexit becomes reality as UK quits EU single market

While the EU tariff- and quota-free trade deal averted potential business chaos in the immediate future, the divorce will play out in many ...

Virus mutes New Year's revelries as 2020 ends

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Virus mutes New Year's revelries as 2020 ends

As midnight rolled from Asia to the Middle East, Europe, Africa and the Americas, the New Year's experience mirrored national responses to the ...

Yemeni <em>PM</em> accuses rebels, Iran of Aden airport attack

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Yemeni PM accuses rebels, Iran of Aden airport attack

As the newly reshuffled cabinet convened for the first time in Aden, Prime Minister Maeen Abdulmalik repeated his accusation that Houthi ...

Lebanon PM's office backtracks on FBI blast report

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Lebanon PM's office backtracks on FBI blast report

Diab told journalists a report by the US domestic intelligence agency showed less than a quarter of the reported ammonium nitrate had actually ...

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