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Armenia's acting PM accused Azerbaijan of 'encroachment' and convened an emergency meeting of his security council.

The Nobel laureate tweeted and posted a video which garnered mixed reactions.

Sudan PM hopes to settle $60 bn foreign debt

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Sudan PM hopes to settle $60 bn foreign debt

Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok hopes Sudan can wipe out its staggering $60 billion foreign debt bill this year.

Thousands show support for Palestine in Chicago march

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Thousands show support for Palestine in Chicago march

Thousands of people gathered in Chicago to send a message of support for Palestinians, facing Israeli aggression in Jerusalem and the Gaza Strip.

Ilhan Omar slams Biden response to Israel's Gaza bombing

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Ilhan Omar slams Biden response to Israel's Gaza bombing

Omar tweeted a list of Israeli violations against the Palestinian people, noting that these went without reference in the White House release.

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Afghans mark Eid as ceasefire pauses deadly violence

A three-day ceasefire agreed by the warring Taliban and Afghan government comes into force today.

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UN Security Council to meet on Israel-Palestine conflict Friday

The UN Security Council is to hold an emergency meeting on the escalating conflict between Israel and the Palestinians despite opposition from ...

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Protecting Afghan women's rights after US troops withdraw

Comment: Any new government in Kabul will likely need aid, which can be conditioned on preserving gains Afghan women have made, writes Nazila ...

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Hamas 'ready' for war or peace: Haniyeh

Hamas' chief said 'the resistance is ready' for either eventuality.

UN looks to end force on Sudan-South Sudan border

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UN looks to end force on Sudan-South Sudan border

Both Sudan and South Sudan claim ownership of the oil-rich Abyei area. The UN force, known as UNISFA, has been in Abyei since 2011.

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Libya's latest unity government faces uphill battle

Interim Prime Minister Abdulhamid Dbeibah’s administration is charged with unifying Libya's institutions and preparing for elections on December ...

Palestinians threatened by digital monitoring, censorship: report

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Palestinians threatened by digital monitoring, censorship: report

The report, "#Hashtag Palestine 2020" provides an overview of violations occurring during a year in which Covid-19 turned Palestine upside down.

Big tech is trying to deplatform Palestinians

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Big tech is trying to deplatform Palestinians

Comment: Palestinians aren't just resisting expulsion, but an aggressive campaign to silence them online, and a longstanding media effort to ...

UN MidEast envoy warns Israel heading to 'full-scale war'

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UN MidEast envoy warns Israel heading to 'full-scale war'

Tor Wennesland called on both sides to 'stop the fire immediately'

Israel says deadly strikes on Gaza 'just the beginning'

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Israel says deadly strikes on Gaza 'just the beginning'

Defence Minister Benny Gantz said the Israeli military was planning strikes on 'many targets' in the besieged coastal strip.

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Blinken says 'all sides need to de-escalate' in Israel-Palestine

The US secretary of state said Israel had a right to respond to rocket attacks by Gaza militants.

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Jordanian MPs call for cutting ties with Israel

96 members of the Jordanian parliament have called on the government to break off diplomatic ties with Israel following its attacks on ...

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Jewish groups express solidarity with Palestinians following Israeli attacks

Jewish groups have stood up in solidarity with Palestine, condemning dispossession in Sheikh Jarrah and violence at Al-Aqsa Mosque.

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Iranian gay man murdered by own family

The family of Alireza Monfared, 20, reportedly murdered him after finding out his sexual orientation on his military exemption card.

UN experts: IS committed genocide against Yazidis

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UN experts: IS committed genocide against Yazidis

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

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World powers call for calm after Jerusalem unrest

Reactions poured in from around the world after violence sparked by days of unrest at Jerusalem's Al-Aqsa mosque compound.

How Abu Dhabi uses its influence in the US

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How Abu Dhabi uses its influence in the US

Comment: Long before the 'Abraham Accords', Abu Dhabi was investing in the US and developing an intensive lobbying strategy in Washington. Eva ...

Jordan protesters unite to demand Israel envoy's ouster

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Jordan protesters unite to demand Israel envoy's ouster

Pro-Palestinian demonstrators held angry protests on in Amman demanding an end to Jordan's peace treaty with Israel, following clashes ...

Palestinian priest urges Christians to protect Jerusalem's Al-Aqsa Mosque

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Palestinian priest urges Christians to protect Jerusalem's Al-Aqsa Mosque

A Palestinian Catholic priest has called on Christians to protect the Al-Aqsa Mosque after Israeli forces injured hundreds of Muslim worshippers ...

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