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Sudanese asylum seekers living in Israel fear being kicked out once ties between the two countries are normalised.

Hassan Zaid, minister for youth and sports in the Houthi administration, was killed in the capital Sanaa, official said on Tuesday.

One year on, Iraq's youth rise again

Sofia Nitti

One year on, Iraq's youth rise again

A year on from the protest movement that felled the government, young Iraqis are just as angry about the same issues and are rekindling demonstrations with renewed fervour.

Palestinian groups head to Cairo for reconciliation talks

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Palestinian groups head to Cairo for reconciliation talks

The Hamas delegation was headed by Saleh Al-Arouri, deputy leader of Hamas' political wing.

Two more Palestinian officials test positive for coronavirus

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Two more Palestinian officials test positive for coronavirus

A number of high-level Palestinian officials have tested positive for Covid-19, including Saeb Erekat.

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Hamas says declined request to join 'Abraham Accords' talks

Saleh al-Arouri, a prominent leader of Hamas, reportedly said the organisation had declined a US request for dialogue on The Abraham Accords.

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Yemen in Focus: Joyous prisoner release after years-long misery

This week we focus on a long-anticipated prisoner release in Yemen.

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Seven shot dead during east Sudan protest: medics

Seven people were shot during a demonstration in eastern Sudan.

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Russia violates Syria ceasefire with new Idlib airstrikes

Russia became a new member of the 47-seat UN human rights council on Tuesday.

UN rejects Saudi bid for human rights council

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UN rejects Saudi bid for human rights council

Relief, dismay and anger have surrounded the latest additions to the UN's Human Rights Council

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Sudan’s PM sacks provincial governor after deadly protests

Abdalla Hamdok fired Saleh Ammar, the newly appointed governor of Kassala province, after protests against his appointment turned deadly

Yemeni governor demands UAE withdraws from oil field

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Yemeni governor demands UAE withdraws from oil field

The governor of the southern province of Shabwa, Mohammad Saleh bin Adyo, warned of protests if the UAE continues to refuse to vacate ...

'Cautious optimism' as conference pushes Libya peace

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'Cautious optimism' as conference pushes Libya peace

Germany's foreign minister voiced "cautious optimism" over efforts to end the conflict in Libya, as top diplomats sought to foster a peace drive.

Crown prince becomes oil-rich Kuwait's new ruling emir

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Crown prince becomes oil-rich Kuwait's new ruling emir

Sheikh Nawaf had served as the crown prince since 2006, jumping a traditional order of alternating rule between the Al Jaber and the Al Salam ...

Another fire breaks out in Beirut blast zone

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Another fire breaks out in Beirut blast zone

The fire broke out in an office on the second floor of the Electricite du Liban (EDL) building in the hard-hit Mar Mikhail neighbourhood.

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Blasts target US convoy in southern Iraq

A convoy transporting military equipment was hit by an IED on Sunday in Iraq's southern province of Dhi Qar.

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US threatens to close Iraq embassy unless rocket-attacks cease

The US has threatened to close its embassy and remove its remaining troops from Iraq amid ongoing rocket attacks by militias, potentially ...

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Kurdish authorities arrest journalist following Iraqi president's 'defamation' accusation

Journalist Bahroz Jaafer has been detained by Iraqi Kurdish authorities after Iraqi President Barham Saleh accused him of 'criminal ...

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Arab leaders voice alarm at UN over Iran tensions

Arab leaders expressed their concerns in the virtual affair sessions of the General Assembly.

Helicopter carrying 'Russian mercenaries' crashes in Libya

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Helicopter carrying 'Russian mercenaries' crashes in Libya

The fate of four Russian soldiers, assumed to be Wagner mercenaries, remains unconfirmed following a crash in central Libya.

Jonathan Fenton-Harvey

What does Fayez al-Sarraj's resignation mean for Libya?

The surprise decision to step down by the end of October has prompted speculation about the fate of Libya's conflict.

Sudan delegation in UAE 'won't discuss Israel normalisation'

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Sudan delegation in UAE 'won't discuss Israel normalisation'

A Sudanese delegation is in the UAE for talks with US officials.

Hamas, Fatah meet in Turkey for reconciliation talks

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Hamas, Fatah meet in Turkey for reconciliation talks

Tuesday's talks come after UAE, Bahrain signed US-brokered agreements to establish diplomatic relations with Israel.

Iran gas attack victims say horrors are a warning

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Iran gas attack victims say horrors are a warning

Iraq's gas attack on Sardasht, a Kurdish town in northwestern Iran, is considered to be the first time chemical weapons deliberately targeted ...

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