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Mayors must boycott a summit held by Saudi Arabia coinciding with the second anniversary of the murder of Jamal Khashoggi, rights groups said.

A court in Bulgaria has sentence two Lebanese men to life imprisonment over a deadly 2012 bus bombing which killed five Israelis. Bulgaria has blamed Hezbollah for the bombing.

Riot breaks out at Syria prison holding IS militants

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Riot breaks out at Syria prison holding IS militants

The riot comes ten days after a similar incident, sparked when prison officials discovered an escape tunnel dug into the prison walls.

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 ...

Scores denounce Charlie Hebdo cartoons in Iraq capital

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Scores denounce Charlie Hebdo cartoons in Iraq capital

Protesters gathered outside the French embassy in Baghdad to condemn the 'repeated insults from the French media' against Islam's Prophet ...

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The return of Algeria's Hirak protest movement

The Algerian leadership has proved incapable of addressing people's grievances, instead ramping up its repression of political opponents.

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Bahrain crown prince participates in trials for coronavirus vaccine

The Bahraini crown prince has participated in the third phase of clinical trials for a Covid-19 vaccine.

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UN experts demand release of Algerian journalist

The UN has called for the release of Algerian journalist Khaled Drareni.

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Bahrain, UAE establish full ties with Israel

The United Arab Emirates and Bahrain signed deals to normalise relations with Israel at the White House on Tuesday, despite Palestinian ...

Syrian gravedigger reveals details of 'Nazi-like' regime mass killings

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Syrian gravedigger reveals details of 'Nazi-like' regime mass killings

A former gravedigger has given a German court horrifying details about the burial of tens of thousands of Assad regime torture victims in mass ...

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Saudi Arabia rebuked at UN over abuses, Khashoggi

In the third joint statement to the council targeting Riyadh since the 2018 killing, the mainly European countries renewed a call for ...

Medical workers in UAE to use Chinese Covid-19 vaccine

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Medical workers in UAE to use Chinese Covid-19 vaccine

The UAE has allowed the use of a Chinese-produced vaccine to tackle Covid-19, despite being tested only six-weeks ago.

Jordan closes schools, mosques after new Covid-19 outbreak

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Jordan closes schools, mosques after new Covid-19 outbreak

Jordan has seen a new wave of coronavirus cases leading authorities to respond.

Former Ghosn aide pleads not guilty as <em>trial</em> opens

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Former Ghosn aide pleads not guilty as trial opens

Kelly entered a plea of not guilty Tuesday to the single charge he faces.

Trump hosts Israel, Bahrain, UAE normalisation ceremony

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Trump hosts Israel, Bahrain, UAE normalisation ceremony

The event at the White House will be the first time Arab nations have established relations with Israel since Egypt in 1979 and Jordan in 1994.

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PSG chief Al-Khelaifi and ex-FIFA official Valcke trial starts

The trial of Paris Saint-Germain president Nasser Al-Khelaifi and FIFA's former secretary general Jerome Valcke began on Monday.

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Egypt to test Chinese-made coronavirus vaccines on 6,000 volunteers

A clinical trial will test two kinds of Chinese-made vaccines on participants in Egypt, who will not know what they were injected with ...

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Greg Kelly, former aide to Nissan's Ghosn, faces trial

With Ghosn in Lebanon as an international fugitive, Kelly is now the only person expected to face trial any time soon in relation to ...

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Iran postpones new trial of Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe: husband

Zaghari-Ratcliffe, 41, has spent more than four years in jail or under house arrest since being arrested in the Iranian capital in April 2016.

Lebanese rally to demand justice over port blast

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Lebanese rally to demand justice over port blast

Some marchers carried black versions of the Lebanese flag in a sign of mourning for the more than 190 people who were killed in the explosion at ...

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Saudi Arabia's Khashoggi verdict makes a mockery of justice

Comment: A verdict commuting the sentences of those involved in Khashoggi's murder exposes Saudi Arabia's disinterest in justice and must push ...

Iran ex-judiciary official gets 31 years for graft

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Iran ex-judiciary official gets 31 years for graft

Akbar Tabari received the jail term after being convicted of "setting up and heading a bribery network", judiciary spokesman Gholamhossein ...

Al-Qaeda threatens Charlie Hebdo for republishing Mohammed cartoons: SITE

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Al-Qaeda threatens Charlie Hebdo for republishing Mohammed cartoons: SITE

The extremist group warned Charlie Hebdo that it would be mistaken if thought the 2015 massacre would be a 'one off' attack.

Egyptian activist faces 'fake news' <em>trial</em> on Saturday

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Egyptian activist faces 'fake news' trial on Saturday

Egyptian authorities have charged Sanaa Seif under the Penal Code and Cybercrime Law for disseminating information regarding Covid-19 in the ...

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