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Justice Minister Marie-Claude Najm has become the third Lebanese cabinet member to resign as angry protests continue over the deadly Beirut blast which killed scores of people.

An Arabic fact-checking site has refuted misleading claims by US network Fox News that Qatar is allegedly financing Iran-backed Lebanese militant group Hezbollah.

Beirut blast protesters storm Lebanese foreign ministry

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Beirut blast protesters storm Lebanese foreign ministry

Protesters led by retired Lebanese army officers stormed the foreign ministry in Beirut and declared it the 'headquarters of the revolution', as demonstrations raged over the preventable disaster

Officials long warned of explosive chemicals at Beirut port

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Officials long warned of explosive chemicals at Beirut port

Lebanese authorities had raised the alarm on the dangerous stockpile of explosive material at Beirut's port at least 10 times prior to the ...

The <em>terror</em> and guilt of watching Beirut from afar

Michal Kranz

The terror and guilt of watching Beirut from afar

Beirut, a welcoming cosmopolitan city loved by all those who call it home, lies in ruins. Michal Kranz, a journalist until recently based in ...

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Egypt, Greece sign maritime deal to counter Libya-Turkey one

Greece's Foreign Minister Nikos Dendias has hailed the Egypt-Greece deal as 'an exemplary agreement.'

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Israeli official says Lebanon blast a 'gift from God'

In a Facebook post responding to the devastating Beirut blast, former Israeli MK Moshe Feiglin said the incident was a 'gift from God'.

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Floods affect more than 50,000 in Sudan: UN

The United Nations said thousands of people have been impacted by flooding across Sudan in just one week.

Imrul Islam

To Muslim-Americans, Trump calling protesters 'terrorists' is nothing new

Comment: The abuses Trump's agents have perpetrated on protesters in Portland were already painfully routine among immigrants and Muslim ...

Now you're listening, Biden, here's what Muslim Americans want

Mobashra Tazamal

Now you're listening, Biden, here's what Muslim Americans want

Comment: It's easy for Biden oppose Trump's racist rhetoric, but the real test lies in whether he can meaningfully engage with the Muslim ...

Malia Bouattia

Dropping the word 'jihadi' won't fix UK police racism

Comment: Interrogating the impact of words means little if the policies which legitimise racist ideologies related to Muslims continue to exist, ...

Israeli jets strike Hamas targets in Gaza: military

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Israeli jets strike Hamas targets in Gaza: military

Israel said on Sunday night a "projectile" fired from Gaza had been intercepted by its Iron Dome anti-rocket system.

Five killed in Sudan floods: interior minister

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Five killed in Sudan floods: interior minister

Nearly 3,500 houses were affected by floods caused by heavy rains on Friday and Saturday.

Sudan welcomes Pompeo comments on ending <em>terror</em> listing

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Sudan welcomes Pompeo comments on ending terror listing

Pompeo has repeatedly indicated that the State Department hopes to remove the designation, which severely impedes investment to Sudan.

Mental health crisis plaguing Yazidi child survivors of IS

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Mental health crisis plaguing Yazidi child survivors of IS

Thousands of Yazidi children are facing an unprecedented mental and physical health crisis, including post-traumatic stress, anxiety and ...

Kristian Coates Ulrichsen

Mohammed bin Zayed's preferences regarding UAE foreign policy

Comment: Kristian Coates Ulrichsen takes a deep dive into whta's driving bin Zayed's aggressive foreign policy agenda, the risks involved, and the future of UAE's alignment with Saudi Arabia.

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Virus adds to despair felt by war-weary young Arabs

The pandemic has plunged millions of young people in the Middle East into the kind of deep uncertainty and despair they had hoped to leave ...

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Turkey frees 2 Czechs jailed on terror charges

Turkey had accused the pair of belonging to the YPG, a Kurdish group Ankara considers a terrorist organisation.

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Palestinian cultural leaders released 'under conditions' by Israeli police

Palestinian leaders slammed the arrests as part of Israel's 'systematic campaign against Palestinians'.

Indian-administered Kashmir locks down as coronavirus cases surge

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Indian-administered Kashmir locks down as coronavirus cases surge

The lockdown in Kashmir comes just ahead of the Muslim Eid al-Adha festival and the first anniversary of the controversial stripping of the ...

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Israel arrests Palestinian cultural leaders, raids centres

The heads of the Edward Said National Conservatory of Music and the Yabous Cultural Center were arrested at their shared home in Jerusalem.

UK Muslim police group campaigns to drop 'jihadi' terminology

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UK Muslim police group campaigns to drop 'jihadi' terminology

A Muslim group is urging for British police to change the way it describes extremism.

Indonesia jails leaders of Al-Qaeda-linked extremist group

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Indonesia jails leaders of Al-Qaeda-linked extremist group

The court said Wijayanto, 56, who took over JI's top job in 2009, recruited Indonesians to fight and train with groups, including an Al-Qaeda ...

Lawsuit against Israeli spyware firm can proceed, judge rules

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Lawsuit against Israeli spyware firm can proceed, judge rules

Whatsapp sued the spyware firm in October over its alleged involvement in an international mobile phone hacking scandal.

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