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Comment: Khaled Sid Mohand of The Justice and Liberties for All Committee discusses normalisation, and the UAE's monetary, military and security partnerships with the Syrian regime.

The trial of 11 human rights activists became a symbol of the crackdown on critics after the 2016 failed attempt to overthrow President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.

Regime soldiers killed, injured in rebel attack near Damascus

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Regime soldiers killed, injured in rebel attack near Damascus

Several Syrian regime soldiers have been killed and injured in an attack which a rebel group says it carried out in revenge for detainees killed under regime torture

Lebanon suicides spark outrage at govt over economic crisis

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Lebanon suicides spark outrage at govt over economic crisis

A 61-year-old man shot himself on the sidewalk of a bustling Beirut shopping street in broad daylight.

Top Lebanon retailers on strike as currency plummets

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Top Lebanon retailers on strike as currency plummets

A number of popular retail shops in Lebanon announced temporary closures as the country grapples with its financial crisis.

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'Mute': A Syrian protest that is louder than words

Syrians are holding a silent protest outside a German courthouse where two alleged Assad regime security officials are standing trial for torture.

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Oscar-nominated Syrian filmmaker Feras Fayyad recounts torture

Feras Fayyad, who directed an award-winning documentary about Syrian doctors recounts the horrific torture he experienced almost a decade ago.

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Photo of toddler and slain grandfather angers Kashmiris

Indian troops allegedly shot 65-year-old Bashir Ahmed Khan in front of his 3-year-old grandson, before placing the child on his grandfather's ...

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'More than 80' killed in Ethiopia unrest

Hacahlu Hundessa had been a prominent voice in anti-government protests that led to a change in leadership in 2018. Deadly ...

Italian MEP accuses Algeria of oppressing Amazigh ethnic group

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Italian MEP accuses Algeria of oppressing Amazigh ethnic group

Since the outbreak of Covid-19, the Algerian government has passed two laws endangering the freedoms of the Amazigh people, according to ...

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Top Turkey court to rule on Hagia Sophia

Calls for the Hagia Sophia to serve again as a mosque have raised tensions between historic foes and uneasy NATO allies Turkey and Greece.

Erdogan vows social media 'control' after family insulted

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Erdogan vows social media 'control' after family insulted

Soon after his comments, the hashtag in Turkish meaning "don't touch my social media" was trending on Twitter.

More suffering for Lebanese as government lifts bread subsidies

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More suffering for Lebanese as government lifts bread subsidies

The cash-strapped Lebanese government has lifted subsidies on bread.

Hamas tests rockets to warn Israel over annexation plan

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Hamas tests rockets to warn Israel over annexation plan

The showcase launch of about 20 test rockets from the coastal Palestinian territory came as thousands of people in Gaza City answered Hamas ...

Netanyahu ally confirms delays in West Bank annexation plan

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Netanyahu ally confirms delays in West Bank annexation plan

Annexation is expected to take place later in July, Israeli minister Ofir Akunis said.

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Algerian politicians sentenced to 12 years for corruption

The Algerian elite have been culled as key figures have been jailed on corruption charges.

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Syria regime releases three activists detained over Suweida protests

Three activists have returned to Suweida after being detained by the regime.

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Israeli FM casts doubt on annexation

“I don’t know what will be. I’m not a prophet,” Gabi Ashkenazi told Israel’s Army Radio.

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Long-Bailey slipped up, but exporting Israeli violence is unacceptable

Comment: Sacking Long-Bailey for making a factual mistake about an otherwise verified practice is a low-down attempt to punish Labour's left, ...

Explainer: Israel's Trump-backed annexation plan for the West Bank

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Explainer: Israel's Trump-backed annexation plan for the West Bank

Your questions about Israel's plans to annex parts of the occupied West Bank, answered.

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Iraq virus spike risks pushing doctors over the edge

The country's overall death toll is heading towards 2,000, with official daily fatalities starting to top 100 in the past week - and doctors ...

Turkey condemns 'defacing' of Ataturk statue in Washington

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Turkey condemns 'defacing' of Ataturk statue in Washington

A statue of the founder of the Turkish Republic was vandalised with a sign saying 'yes, I am guilty of crimes against humanity'.

Sudan police fire tear gas at protesters in Khartoum

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Sudan police fire tear gas at protesters in Khartoum

Protests in Sudanese cities went ahead as planned, with security forces deployed in force, despite a tight curfew since April.

Lebanon army scraps meat from meals as prices skyrocket

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Lebanon army scraps meat from meals as prices skyrocket

The Lebanese army, which has been condemned for violence against peaceful protesters has scrapped meat from its meals.

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