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France is eyeing a role in Iraq as the United States continues to drawdown its presence in the country.

A series of prominent figures, from academics to social media influencers and political activists, are once again being targeted for assassination.

Saudi ex-spy chief's lawsuit spotlights secret power plays

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Saudi ex-spy chief's lawsuit spotlights secret power plays

A lawsuit filed in the US by a former Saudi spy chief makes a number of disturbing accusations against the secretive kingdom.

Jordan king announces nationwide election for 10 November

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Jordan king announces nationwide election for 10 November

Jordanians will go to the polls on 10 November for parliamentary elections.

Child dies, 700 sick in Jordan mass food <em>poisoning</em>

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Child dies, 700 sick in Jordan mass food poisoning

At least 700 people fell ill and one child died from food poisoning in Jordan after a restaurant offered a shawarma meal at half price.

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EU recognition of Palestine 'inevitable' amid Israel annexation plans

Luxembourg's foreign minister said the European Union would inevitably recognise Palestine if Israel annexes the West Bank.

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Israel detains Palestinians during West Bank raids

Israeli forces detained at least seven Palestinians during raids across the West Bank.

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Israeli forces beat, detain Palestinian journalist in occupied Jerusalem

Israeli forces detained Ahmad Kamal Hababa, a Palestinian journalist with Palestine TV, taking him to an unknown location.

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Israel prevents restoration work at Palestine's historic Ibrahimi Mosque

Israeli authorities prevented construction works inside the Ibrahimi Mosque in occupied Hebron.

Detained Egyptian filmmaker died from 'alcohol <em>poisoning</em>', government claims

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Detained Egyptian filmmaker died from 'alcohol poisoning', government claims

An investigation into the death of detained filmmaker Shady Habash last week has been blamed on alcohol poisoning.

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Egypt claims detained filmmaker died of 'alcohol poisoning'

Rights activists have raised concerns over the death of Shady Habash, 24, two years after his arrest over directing a music video mocking ...

Israel arrests five Palestinians in occupied East Jerusalem raid

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Israel arrests five Palestinians in occupied East Jerusalem raid

Israel raided the neighbourhood of Issawiya and arrested five Palestinians on Tuesday morning, reports confirmed.

NRC deplores Israel for not protecting Palestinians during Covid-19

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NRC deplores Israel for not protecting Palestinians during Covid-19

The Norwegian Refugee Council has deplored Israel for continuing its brutal occupation in the West Bank which leaves Palestinians vulnerable to ...

Israeli soldiers 'spreading coronavirus' by 'spitting at Palestinian homes'

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Israeli soldiers 'spreading coronavirus' by 'spitting at Palestinian homes'

Occupying Israeli forces were caught spitting on the doors of Palestinian homes, cars and shops.

Israeli settlers attack Palestinian youth club in occupied Hebron

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Israeli settlers attack Palestinian youth club in occupied Hebron

A youth club was attacked by Israeli settlers overnight until locals dispersed them.

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The Iraq Report: Can new PM-designate break political deadlock?

Mustafa al-Kadhimi is the third candidate in as many months, only this time it appears he may succeed in forming yet another in a long succession of weak Iraqi governments.

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Israeli settlers vandalise cemetery in occupied West Bank

Israeli settlers stormed and damaged tombstones in a cemetery in Nablus.

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Palestinian minister files coronavirus complaint over Israeli police assault

Palestine's minister for Jerusalem affairs Fadi al-Hidmi has filed a complaint against Israeli police who he said assaulted him.

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Israeli forces 'steal' coronavirus food aid for Palestinians

Israeli forces have confiscated food from a Palestinian aid convoy that was meant for needy families in occupied East Jerusalem.

Settlers spit on cars to 'infect Palestinians with COVID-19'

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Settlers spit on cars to 'infect Palestinians with COVID-19'

Settlers from a settlement that has coronavirus cases in occupied Jerusalem were seen spitting at cars in what locals fear was an attempt to ...

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Bootleg 'antiviral alcohol' now killing hundreds in Iran

Iranian media reports nearly 300 people have been killed and more than 1,000 sickened so far by ingesting methanol across the Islamic Republic.

Morocco to roll out Trump-backed antimalarial chloroquine against coronavirus

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Morocco to roll out Trump-backed antimalarial chloroquine against coronavirus

Morocco plans to use chloroquine, which US President Donald Trump has claimed could be a 'gift from God', to treat the COVID-19 illness.

Israeli settlers assault Palestinian villagers in overnight attack

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Israeli settlers assault Palestinian villagers in overnight attack

Israeli settlers attacked Palestinians in the occupied city of Nablus.

Muslims still feel unsafe after deadly New Zealand massacre

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Muslims still feel unsafe after deadly New Zealand massacre

On March 15, 2019, a self-avowed white supremacist launched a massacre on mosques in New Zealand, killing 51 worshippers. Today, Muslims still ...

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