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A member of the city council of Washington DC has introduced a proposal to rename the street where Saudi Arabia’s embassy is located after murdered journalist Jamal Khashoggi.

The Lockerbie bombing is alleged to be a retaliation for the downing of an Iranian passenger jet by a US Navy missile in July 1988 that killed 290 people.

Israel hits 2 million vaccinated as Palestinians await inoculation

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Israel hits 2 million vaccinated as Palestinians await inoculation

As Israel celebrated its two million inoculation threshold, human rights groups called on the Jewish state to fulfil its obligation in providing Covid-19 vaccines to the Palestinian territories.

Israel bans documentary about 'war crimes' by Arab director

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Israel bans documentary about 'war crimes' by Arab director

Mohammed Bakri’s 'Jenin, Jenin' - which depicts clashes in 2002 at Jenin refugee camp - has now been banned in Israel, after over a decade of ...

Algerian ex-PM admits selling gold bars on black market

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Algerian ex-PM admits selling gold bars on black market

Former Algerian premier Ahmed Ouyahia received gold bars from Gulf donors then sold them on the black market, the official APS news agency ...

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Former Algeria premiers back on trial for corruption

The new proceedings in the capital Algiers come after the supreme court in November accepted a defence appeal.

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Why India is shutting down Islamic schools in Assam

In-depth: Opposition parties say the move is an anti-Muslim political stunt to polarise voters ahead of regional elections in March.

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All the president's yes-men

Comment: Let us not mistake political necessity for courage. Republicans who should have spoken out long ago are partly to blame for the ...

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Biden confirms Merrick Garland as pick for attorney general

President-elect Joe Biden confirmed Merrick Garland as his pick for US attorney general.

Iraq issues arrest warrant for Trump over Soleimani killing

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Iraq issues arrest warrant for Trump over Soleimani killing

A judge in Baghdad's investigative court has issued an arrest warrant for Trump over the killing of Soleimani, which took place in ...

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World leaders are appalled by storming of US Capitol

World leaders condemned the storming of the US Capitol by supporters of President Donald Trump.

Warnock, Ossoff win in Georgia, handing Democrats Senate control

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Warnock, Ossoff win in Georgia, handing Democrats Senate control

Democrats won both Georgia Senate seats, and with them, the US Senate majority.

Protesters swarm to Capitol, halt session on Biden victory

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Protesters swarm to Capitol, halt session on Biden victory

Supporters of President Donald Trump stormed the US Capitol, forcing a halt to congressional deliberations over Joe Biden's Electoral College ...

Algerian ex-president's brother cleared of conspiracy

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Algerian ex-president's brother cleared of conspiracy

The once-mighty presidential aide was long seen as the real power running the North African country after his brother suffered a debilitating ...

Mob sets Hindu temple on fire in Pakistan

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Mob sets Hindu temple on fire in Pakistan

The mob attacked the shrine in northwest Pakistan amid rumours of its expansion.

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Moroccan lawyers mobilise to stop deal with Israel

Taking to the Supreme Court, a group of local lawyers 'demanded a reversal' of Morocco’s normalisation deal with Israel.

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Family praises Pakistan to stop Daniel Pearl murderers release

'We are heartened to hear that the government of Pakistan is filing an appeal against the release order so that our son's murderers will remain ...

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Pakistan court orders release of mastermind behind Pearl murder

Sindh High Court found "no valid reason" for the continued detention of British-born Ahmed Omar Saeed Sheikh and his co-defendants, ...

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Bahrain violated Qatar's airspace with military jets, Doha says

Qatar sent a letter to the UN Security Council saying Bahrain violated its airspace with military jets four times.

Bahrain urges end to regional disputes before Gulf summit

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Bahrain urges end to regional disputes before Gulf summit

The softened rhetoric surrounding the three-year dispute comes amid Riyadh-led efforts to resolve the crisis.

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Court orders Turkish Airlines to pay for lost cat

The airline lost a cat during a domestic flight across Turkey last year.

'Jewish nation-state law' challenged in Israeli <em>Supreme</em> <em>Court</em>

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'Jewish nation-state law' challenged in Israeli Supreme Court

For the first time in Israel's legal history, the Supreme Court is dealing with a case that challenges the country's ...

How Israel's nation-state law perpetuates racial segregation

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How Israel's nation-state law perpetuates racial segregation

In-depth: An Israeli court has rejected local petitions to establish an Arabic-language school in Karmiel or fund transport for ...

US Electoral College to formalize Biden win

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US Electoral College to formalize Biden win

Joe Biden's march to the White House - overshadowed by President Donald Trump's frantic attempts to overturn the US election.

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