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Mo Salah called on world leaders to stop the violence and the 'killing of innocents', without specifically mentioning the Israeli police's assault on Palestinians or the military's bombardment of

As a draconic Muslim-targeted legislation is passed in France on the eve of Ramadan, Florence Massena finds out the sentiments of French Muslims and what may lie ahead.

Egypt's national football team coach positive for coronavirus

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Egypt's national football team coach positive for coronavirus

Hossam el-Badry, Egypt's national team coach, has tested positive for Covid-19.

Mo <em>Salah</em> named new Egypt national team captain

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Mo Salah named new Egypt national team captain

The Pharaohs' top players have reportedly backed the move to make the Liverpool forward Egypt skipper.

Mo <em>Salah</em> offers condolences to Egypt train crash victims

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Mo Salah offers condolences to Egypt train crash victims

Moh Salah wrote a message of support on Facebook for victims of the Egypt train crash.

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Gaza records highest daily virus death toll

The Gaza Strip lost 23 people in 24 hours due to Covid-19, its highest toll since the beginning of the pandemic.

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Two Palestinian-Israeli brothers killed in Tulkarm amid crime wave

Two Palestinian-Israeli brothers have been killed in the West Bank city of Tulkarm in an incident linked to the continuing wave of murders in ...

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Mansour Abbas: The Islamist politician reshaping Israel's political landscape

Analysis: When elected to the Knesset two years ago, few Israelis knew who Mansour Abbas was. Now the Islamist leader could shape the fate of ...

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Shadow of murderous brothers hangs over Libyan town

More than 100 bodies have been exhumed from mass graves in Tarhuna, with dozens more missing and presumed dead.

Mo <em>Salah</em> under scrutiny after 'rule-breaking' photo with actress

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Mo Salah under scrutiny after 'rule-breaking' photo with actress

Egyptian actress Nouran Khalil said many other people had also asked for photos with the football star,

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Mo Salah under 'tight security' ahead of Egypt-Kenya showdown

Salah has a security team accompanying him during his stay in Kenya.

Egypt journalist arrested over report on Arab League salaries

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Egypt journalist arrested over report on Arab League salaries

Mustafa Anbar, a reporter for the daily Youm7, was allegedly arrested and interrogated by the security service over a report he published.

UK announces sanctions on Syrian figures

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UK announces sanctions on Syrian figures

The UK foreign office has announced sanctions against supports and allies of the Syrian regime, including the foreign minister.

France begins trial for Euro 2016 attack plot suspects

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France begins trial for Euro 2016 attack plot suspects

Seven suspected terrorists on trial in Paris after being arrested on the eve of the Euro 2016 competition

Egypt 'fake gynaecologist' examined scores of women before arrest

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Egypt 'fake gynaecologist' examined scores of women before arrest

The man, identified as Salah Abdo, 39, had allegedly been treating pregnant women using forged diplomas that claimed he graduated with ...

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Belgium to try 14 over 2015 Paris attacks

Suspected terrorists are to face trial in Belgium for the 2015 Paris attacks, which killed 130 people.

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Palestinian Raed Salah held in solitary confinement by Israel

Sheikh Raed Salah is being held in solitary confinement by Israel and denied family visits.

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Massive casualties after Houthis' offensive on Yemen's Marib intensifies

Clashes between Houthi and government forces have led to hundreds of causalities in Marib, where the Houthis are attempting to gain territory.

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US sells $200m in weapons to Egypt despite abuses

The missile sale comes despite hopes of a tougher stance on Egyptian President Sisi from the Biden administration.

Lebanon begins Covid-19 vaccination drive

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Lebanon begins Covid-19 vaccination drive

The head of the critical care unit at Rafik Hariri University hospital, Dr. Mahmoud Hassoun, was the first person to receive the Pfizer-BioNTech.

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After broad crackdown, Saudi moves to free some dissenters

Saudi Arabia has begun provisionally releasing some viewed as dissidents as Riyadh comes under US pressure.

Mass grave discovery highlights Iraq's impunity gap

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Mass grave discovery highlights Iraq's impunity gap

Comment: One-sided justice in Iraq will not serve anyone's interests. Impunity for abusive security forces needs to end, writes Human Rights ...

Riyadh releases two Saudi-US political prisoners: campaigners

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Riyadh releases two Saudi-US political prisoners: campaigners

Saudi Arabia released two Saudi-Americans after nearly two years of detention, according to campaigners said.

Sudan imposes curfew in West Darfur amid deadly clashes

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Sudan imposes curfew in West Darfur amid deadly clashes

The clashes come just two weeks after the UN peacekeeping force ended its mandate in Darfur.

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