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Women across Pakistan are sharing their #MeToo stories on colourful fabrics lined up on the busy streets to bring attention to the harrowing incidents that are often silenced.

Brent crude, the international standard, surpassed $70 per oil barrel for the first time in over a year following strikes on major oil facilities in Saudi Arabia

US Senator blames Biden for Saudi energy attacks

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US Senator blames Biden for Saudi energy attacks

Renewed attacks on Saudi's energy facilities is bringing the kingdom into global focus.

Saudi-led coalition jets pound Yemen capital after Houthi strikes

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Saudi-led coalition jets pound Yemen capital after Houthi strikes

A Saudi-led military coalition mounted air strikes on Yemen's Houthi-controlled capital Sanaa after intercepting a flurry of drones and missiles ...

Protests in Lebanon enter fifth day as currency plummets

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Protests in Lebanon enter fifth day as currency plummets

"We want all 118 MPs to resign now ... we need to remove the legitimacy of the ruling class."

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Socotra port chief sacked for exposing 'unlawful' UAE shipment

Riyad Suleiman was sacked after he criticised the UAE for sending weapons to the southern separatist group on Yemen's Socotra island.

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Lebanon’s caretaker PM warns of chaos as currency plunges

Hassan Diab threatened to suspend his duties if that would increase pressure for a new Cabinet to be formed.

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EU approves $155m for Syrian refugees in Lebanon, Jordan

The aid package will support social protection, healthcare, and education for Syrian refugees in host countries.

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Ten killed in Mogadishu blast: police

Al-Shabaab Islamists drove a rickshaw packed with explosives into a popular restaurant in Mogadishu, killing at least ten people and injuring 30 ...

Who are Libya's new leaders?

Jalel Harchaoui

Who are Libya's new leaders?

The long read: Jalel Harchaoui dissects the fluid alliances and histories behind the new characters on Libya's political scene, as the country ...

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20 Yemen-bound migrants dead after thrown into sea: IOM

Smugglers reportedly panicked after 200 migrants packed onto a vessel which left Djibouti for Yemen, throwing 80 into the sea, according to the ...

Yemen's Houthi rebels claim missile hits Saudi oil facility

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Yemen's Houthi rebels claim missile hits Saudi oil facility

A Houthi military spokesman tweeted an image that matched Aramco's North Jeddah Bulk Plant, saying the rebels had fired a new Quds-2 cruise ...

Why the battle for Marib could determine Yemen's future

Jonathan Fenton-Harvey

Why the battle for Marib could determine Yemen's future

Analysis: The Houthis' fight to capture Marib risks humanitarian disaster. As the government's final northern stronghold, Yemen's fate could ...

Lebanon pound plummets to all-time low

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Lebanon pound plummets to all-time low

Before the latest hit, the Lebanese pound had briefly stabilised at 8,000-8,500 to the greenback in recent weeks.

Lebanon to start reviewing banking sector amid economic crisis

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Lebanon to start reviewing banking sector amid economic crisis

Lebanon's central bank was to start reviewing the country's banks as it faces international pressure for banking sector reform amid its worst ...

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US, Russia warships dock in strategic Sudan port

US and Russia sent warships to dock in Sudan port after Washington delisted Khartoum as a state sponsor of terrorism.

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Iran rejects Israel PM's charge it attacked ship

Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said that Iran was behind a recent attack on an Israeli-owned ship on the Gulf of Oma, which is ...

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Netanyahu blames Iran for boat attack, says 'striking' back

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu accused Iran on Monday of a recent attack on an Israeli-owned ship and said Israel was "striking back" the ...

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Yemen rebels claim Saudi strikes, threaten new attacks

Houthi forces claimed the attempted strikes that targeted Saudi Arabia the night before

Israel's Gantz says Iran behind blast on Israeli-owned ship

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Israel's Gantz says Iran behind blast on Israeli-owned ship

Israeli Defence Minister Benny Gantz said he believes Iran is behind an explosion earlier this week on an Israeli-owned vessel in the Gulf of ...

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Thousands in Lebanon rally in support of Maronite patriarch

In a show of support for Maronite Patriarch Bechara al-Rahi, thousands rallied in Bkerke, north of the capital Beirut on Saturday.

Explosion strikes Israeli-owned ship amid US-Iran tensions

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Explosion strikes Israeli-owned ship amid US-Iran tensions

An Israeli-owned ship sailing out of the Middle East was struck with an explosion, amid escalating tensions between the US and Iran.

UAE sends military vehicles to STC in Socotra: Governor

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UAE sends military vehicles to STC in Socotra: Governor

Socotra's governor accused the UAE of attempting to destabilise the Riyadh agreement.

2 US Navy warships in Mideast affected by coronavirus

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2 US Navy warships in Mideast affected by coronavirus

“All positive cases have been isolated on board, and the ship remains in a restricted COVID bubble.”

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