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Established as an Ottoman palace, then a residence for one of Yemen's last kings, the building became a museum in 1967 but has since been bombed and its collections pilfered.

Palestinian prisoners have started protest measures such as returning their meals as conditions in Israeli jails worsen .

Death toll rises in Karabakh clashes

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Death toll rises in Karabakh clashes

Yerevan and Baku have been locked in a territorial dispute over the ethnic Armenian region of Nagorny Karabakh for decades, with deadly fighting flaring up last July and in 2016.

In Saudi Arabia, first dog cafe delights pet lovers

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In Saudi Arabia, first dog cafe delights pet lovers

The Barking Lot, which in June in the coastal city of Khobar, has delighted animal lovers in a country where there are few places to take pets ...

Qatar boldly defends Arab Peace Initiative at UN

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Qatar boldly defends Arab Peace Initiative at UN

Comment: Qatar has reiterated its steadfast commitment to the Arab Peace Initiative, despite Washington's push for normalisation, writes Giorgio ...

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Pompeo urges Greece, Turkey to resolve Mediterranean row

The United States on Monday called on Greece and Turkey to find "good solutions" to a tense Mediterranean territorial dispute after the NATO neighbours agreed to hold talks.

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3 dead in rocket attack near Baghdad airport

A rocket attack near Baghdad airport killed at least three people on Monday, authorities said.

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Head of Afghan peace process visits Pakistan amid talks

Abdullah Abdullah, previously Afghanistan's chief executive, was meeting senior officials in Islamabad for the first time as chair of ...

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Turkey demands Armenia 'ends its occupation of Azerbaijan'

Turkey's defense minister reiterates country's support to Azerbaijan after fresh clashes in the Nagorno-Karabakh region.

Sudan foreign aid deal to give cash to poor

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Sudan foreign aid deal to give cash to poor

Sudanese families will benefit from almost $190 million in direct financial aid, authorities said on Monday.

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Turkey seeks new life for submerged tourist town

Concerns have been raised over Hasankeyf in Turkey's mostly Kurdish southeast, a town that stood for 12,000 years before the Ilisu Dam erased ...

Exiles return to rebuild post-Bashir Sudan

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Exiles return to rebuild post-Bashir Sudan

Sudanese exiles from the US, Britain and the Gulf have returned to fill government posts and succeed figures in Bashir's Islamist regime.

Biden says Trump using Supreme Court to 'eliminate' Obamacare

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Biden says Trump using Supreme Court to 'eliminate' Obamacare

Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden accused Donald Trump of rushing to install a new Supreme Court justice to eliminate Obamacare in the ...

Macron accuses Lebanon leaders of 'betrayal' over government failure

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Macron accuses Lebanon leaders of 'betrayal' over government failure

French President Emmanuel Macron accused Lebanon's leaders of "collective betrayal" over their failure to form a government in the wake of the ...

Clashes between Azerbaijan, Armenia leave at least 23 dead

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Clashes between Azerbaijan, Armenia leave at least 23 dead

Clashes between Azerbaijan and Armenia over the disputed Nagorny Karabakh region have claimed at least 23 lives, as Turkey vowed to support ...

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Lebanon reels after government formation efforts collapse

Lebanon is facing a grim and uncertain future after efforts to form a new government under former prime-minister designate Mustafa Adib collapsed

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Palestinians losing hope two decades on from second intifada

Two decades after the second Palestinian intifada began, a new generation has grown up while hopes for a Palestinian state and freedom from ...

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Iran FM demands protection for diplomatic missions in Iraq

Mohammad Javad Zarif hosted Iraq's Fuad Hussein in Tehran, where they discussed several issues including the killing of Iranian general Qassem ...

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Biden compares Trump to Nazi Goebbels

Biden has declared that he is ready to debate the embattled US president ahead of elections, as the pair are set to clash over a host of issues.

Malaysian PM wins crucial victory in state polls

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Malaysian PM wins crucial victory in state polls

The country's prime minister celebrates a narrow victory in state elections, as his hold on power wavers.

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Malaysia PM criticises UN over coronavirus response

Muhyiddin Yassin called the United Nations' response to the covid-19 pandemic 'rather slow'.

India's vaccine capacity will help 'all humanity': Modi

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India's vaccine capacity will help 'all humanity': Modi

In his address to the virtual UN General Assembly, Modi said India will use its resources for "all humanity" to battle the spread of Covid-19.

Mustapha Adib, Lebanon's short-lived PM-designate

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Mustapha Adib, Lebanon's short-lived PM-designate

Opposition groups representing the protest movement that erupted last year had reportedly rejected Adib's nomination before it was even ...

Iranian asylum seeker stuck in limbo on divided Cyprus

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Iranian asylum seeker stuck in limbo on divided Cyprus

Omid Tootian, whose songs are critical of the Iranian regime, fears a return to the TRNC may lead Turkish authorities to repatriate him to Iran.

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