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45 migrants were spotted off Leffrinckoucke near Dunkirk aboard a small craft "in difficulty", with several later appearing to be "in a state of hypothermia", French authorities said.

Three officers went on trial for killing lawyer Tahir Elci was while making a press statement on the destruction of a historic mosque in 2015.

Turkish pro-Kurdish MP convicted on terror charge

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Turkish pro-Kurdish MP convicted on terror charge

Remziye Tosun was found guilty of treating wounded Kurdish militants from the outlawed PKK group during a 2015 Turkish army operation in the southeastern district of Sur

Algeria buries remains of resistance fighters in emotional ceremony

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Algeria buries remains of resistance fighters in emotional ceremony

Algeria has buried the skulls of 24 resistance fighters shot and decapitated by French troops in the colonial era after they were repatriated ...

France to send Algeria remains of 24 resistance fighters

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France to send Algeria remains of 24 resistance fighters

France will send Algeria the remains of 24 resistance fighters killed during the French colonisation of the North African country.

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Third Sudanese man arrested in French 'terror' stabbing

The alleged assailant, identified as Abdallah Ahmed-Osman - a Sudanese refugee in his 30s who lives in the town - was arrested without a fight.

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Man kills two, wounds seven in France stabbings

The perpetrator told investigators that he is Sudanese and born in 1987, however he was not carrying papers and police are verifying his ...

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Israeli forces 'steal' coronavirus food aid for Palestinians

Israeli forces have confiscated food from a Palestinian aid convoy that was meant for needy families in occupied East Jerusalem.

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Bashar al-Assad's uncle hospitalised while standing trial in France

Bashar al-Assad’s 82-year-old uncle Rifaat, widely held responsible for the Hama massacre of 1982, has been hospitalized in France while ...

Where Oman conquered mountains: A journey through the interior

Paul McLoughlin

Where Oman conquered mountains: A journey through the interior

Culture: Oman's interior shows the historical harnessing of nature by man and how prosperity can come in the most challenging of environments.

Rami Almeghari

Israel pushes Palestine home demolitions to secure annexation project

Analysis: Israel launched home demolitions in Area A of the West Bank, crossing a new threshold in its war on the two-state solution. But the ...

Israel okays 6,000 settler homes in occupied West Bank

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Israel okays 6,000 settler homes in occupied West Bank

Israel rarely grants approvals for Palestinian construction in Area C of the occupied West Bank.

Abbas vows to end all agreements with Israel

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Abbas vows to end all agreements with Israel

Mahmoud Abbas called Israel's demolition of several dozen Palestinian homes on the outskirts of East Jerusalem 'ethnic cleansing' and says he ...

US blocks UN rebuke of Israeli for home demolitions

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US blocks UN rebuke of Israeli for home demolitions

A five-paragraph draft statement to the Security Council that expressed grave concern was rejected by the US.

Israel just bulldozed two basic principles for peace

Daoud Kuttab

Israel just bulldozed two basic principles for peace

Comment: Israel is acting in total disregard for Palestinian rights and the international consensus, writes Daoud Kuttab.

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Britain, Germany condemn Israeli demolition of Palestinian homes

The five European Union members of the UN Security Council, which also include France, Belgium and Poland, condemned the recent Israeli demolition of Palestinian homes.

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WATCH: Israeli forces cheer as Palestinian home blown up

Members of Israel's security forces laughed and celebrated as they blew up a Palestinian home in Jerusalem.

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EU demands Israel 'immediately' stop Palestinian home demolitions

Israel has demolished some 63 Palestinian housing units in the first half of this year in East Jerusalem, compared to 37 during the same period ...

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Israel begins mass demolition of Palestinian homes in Jerusalem

Hundreds of Israeli police and soldiers sealed off at least four buildings in the area close to the Israeli separation wall before the ...

Israel disperses anti-demolition protesters in West Bank

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Israel disperses anti-demolition protesters in West Bank

50 Palestinians who gathered at Sur Baher in east Jerusalem to protest the planned demolition of homes were dispersed by Israeli forces.

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Palestinians warn diplomats over Israeli demolition plans in Jerusalem

Palestinian officials urged diplomats to take action to prevent Israel from carrying out a demolition order against Palestinian homes in the ...

Settler mob 'left Palestinian for dead' after brutal attack

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Settler mob 'left Palestinian for dead' after brutal attack

Pictures of Fadi Bakirat's horrific injuries have sparked outrage on social media, after he was attacked by Israeli settlers while driving in ...

Defiant Algerian protesters rally despite spate of arrests

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Defiant Algerian protesters rally despite spate of arrests

Demonstrators brandished the Algerian flag on Friday, keeping up their push for a political overhaul despite a spate of arrests ahead of the ...

Algeria orders independent news blackout as protests continue

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Algeria orders independent news blackout as protests continue

Two independent Algerian news websites have become inaccessible in the country after their IP addresses were blocked by the state ...

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