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Comment: Conservative opposition to Rishi Sunak's foreign aid cut has laid bare the distinctly unhumanitarian nature if its existence, writes Malia Bouattia.

In Idlib and adjacent parts of Aleppo province, opposition officials have recorded almost 15,766 novel coronavirus infections in total, including 166 deaths.

Fakhrizadeh's assassination throws Biden's Iran policy into the spotlight

Arash Azizi

Fakhrizadeh's assassination throws Biden's Iran policy into the spotlight

Comment: Biden has his work cut out, but he must stand up to the warmongers and formulate a peace policy for Iran and the region, writes Arash Azizi.

Ex-Syrian spy chief 'moved to Austria with Mossad help'

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Ex-Syrian spy chief 'moved to Austria with Mossad help'

A former chief of Syrian intelligence accused of human rights violations was granted asylum in Austria with the help of Israeli intelligence,

Exiled group rejects Iran 'lies' over scientist murder role

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Exiled group rejects Iran 'lies' over scientist murder role

The People's Mujahedeen of Iran rejected as "rancour and lies" Tehran's accusation that it was involved in nuclear scientist Mohsen ...

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For wounded Syrian photographer, Paris protest reawakens Aleppo trauma

Ameer al-Halbi, a freelance photographer who has covered the Syrian civil war from his home city of Aleppo, needed treatment for face wounds that caused heavy bleeding.

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Trial opens of popular Algeria activist Karim Tabbou

The 47-year-old is charged with "damaging the morale of the army".

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Syria, Russia under pressure at chemical weapons watchdog

Russia and Syria have repeatedly denied the accusations of chemical weapons use, alleging that Western powers have politicised the Hague-based ...

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Ten years on, Tunisia is Arab Spring's only success

Only Tunisia has made the transition during the Arab Spring, with the other popular uprisings ending in repression, war or chaos.

UAE condemns 'heinous' killing of Iran scientist

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UAE condemns 'heinous' killing of Iran scientist

The assassination of a top Iranian nuclear scientist has been condemned by the United Arab Emirates as a "heinous" act.

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The soundtrack of the Arab uprisings in 10 songs

Few of the pro-democracy protesters who took the Middle East by storm in 2011 had a flag to raise or leader to follow. But all had a song to ...

UN envoy urges progress in Syrian political process

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UN envoy urges progress in Syrian political process

Geir Pedersen told reporters he wanted "to see progress" when Syria's so-called constitutional committee meets for the fourth time on Monday ...

Rights protesters arrested in Mauritania

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Rights protesters arrested in Mauritania

40 people were arrested in Nouakchott at a demonstration by widows and relatives of victims of historic civil unrest.

Thousands protest against 'corrupt' Netanyahu

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Thousands protest against 'corrupt' Netanyahu

Fresh allegations of corruption against Israeli leader Benjamin Netanyahu have intensified protests across the country.

Iran nuclear scientist's body taken to Muslim shrine

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Iran nuclear scientist's body taken to Muslim shrine

President Hassan Rouhani has accused arch-foe Israel of acting as a US "mercenary" and killing Mohsen Fakhrizadeh when assailants opened fire at ...

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Iran protesters demand revenge for scientist's assassination

“No peace, no surrender - war with the United States and death to Israel”, the protesters chanted.

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Remembering the Detroit Arab Workers strike for Palestine

The Detroit Arab Workers strike won a very important battle in the United Auto Workers divesting from Israeli partners and left a legacy in the ...

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Strike Haifa if Israel killed scientist, Iran newspaper urges

Iranian analyst Sadollah Zarei said striking Haifa and killing a large number of people would "definitely lead to deterrence".

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Iran assassination could 'undercut' Biden's diplomatic options

The killing of Iran's top nuclear scientist severely complicating plans by US President-elect Joe Biden to resume dialogue with the Islamic ...

Iran accuses Israel of assassinating scientist and seeking 'chaos'

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Iran accuses Israel of assassinating scientist and seeking 'chaos'

Iran's president on Saturday accused arch-foe Israel of acting as a US "mercenary" and seeking to create chaos following the assassination of ...

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Hamilton addresses F1's 'massive problem' with human rights

Bahrain is accused of exploiting F1 to "sportswash" its human rights abuses.

Iran's Rouhani accuses 'mercenary' Israel of scientist assassination

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Iran's Rouhani accuses 'mercenary' Israel of scientist assassination

Iran's arch-enemy Israel was accused by Iran's President Hassan Rouhani of acting as a mercenary for the US.

Belgium tries Iranian diplomat over bomb plot

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Belgium tries Iranian diplomat over bomb plot

An Iranian diplomat accused of plotting to bomb an Iranian opposition rally went on trial in Belgium.

Veteran Egyptian human rights activist dies of Covid-19

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Veteran Egyptian human rights activist dies of Covid-19

Hafez Abu Seada, a co-founder of the Egyptian Organisation for Human Rights who was arrested several times by the regime of former ...

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