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Abdalla Hamdok fired Saleh Ammar, the newly appointed governor of Kassala province, after protests against his appointment turned deadly

One tribe is calling on the United Nations to intervene in what it is calling a campaign of forced displacement by Saudi authorities in NEOM bid.

Iraqis outraged over insecurity after 7 killed in attack

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Iraqis outraged over insecurity after 7 killed in attack

Iraqis slammed insecurity in the country on Tuesday as mourners buried five children and two women killed by a wayward rocket targeting US troops near Baghdad airport.

Fighting fake news in Iraq's battle against Covid-19

Sofia Nitti

Fighting fake news in Iraq's battle against Covid-19

Conspiracy theories and misinformation have surged in Iraq, where a history of dictatorship, war and political crises have undermined public ...

Yemenis protest Israeli normalisation on Socotra island

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Yemenis protest Israeli normalisation on Socotra island

A protest against Israeli normalisation erupted in Socotra on Saturday amid reports of an Emirati-Israeli intelligence gathering base on the ...

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Yemen calls for emergency UN Security Council session

Yemen has called for an emergency UN Security Council session to discuss the Houthi rebels' ongoing Marib offensive, where more than 3 million are in imminent danger.

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Yemen rebel attack on Saudi village wounds 5

Saudi civilians were rushed to hospital after suffering "minor injuries" from a projectile fired by Yemen's Houthi rebels, state media reported.

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Yemen protesters demand justice for worker 'killed by employers'

Abdullah al-Aghbary was killed by his employers just one week after starting his job at a mobile phone shop, reports confirmed, in a murder case ...

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Saudi-led coalition launches airstrikes on Yemen's capital Sanaa

The strikes come during a week of escalation between the warring sides, with the Houthis on Thursday claiming it had struck an "important ...

China coaxes Taliban with roads in exchange for peace

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China coaxes Taliban with roads in exchange for peace

Chinese officials have allegedly continued to meet Taliban representatives as the Trump administration began withdrawing troops.

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The Iraq Report: France asserts itself as US withdraws

France is eyeing a role in Iraq as the United States continues to drawdown its presence in the country.

Yemen in Focus: The battle for Marib

Sana Uqba

Yemen in Focus: The battle for Marib

This week we focus on the ongoing Houthi offensive to capture Marib.

Pakistan eyes global cannabis market with hemp production

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Pakistan eyes global cannabis market with hemp production

Pakistan hopes to tap into the $25 billion global hemp market with products such as CBD oils.

UAE, Saudi Arabia 'allowed Israel intelligence into Yemen': reports

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UAE, Saudi Arabia 'allowed Israel intelligence into Yemen': reports

The UAE and Saudi Arabia are establishing bases in Yemen's Socotra island and allowing Israeli delegations to enter, the leader of a Yemeni ...

Iraq launches operation against militias following Basra killings

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Iraq launches operation against militias following Basra killings

Iraqi security forces have launched a new operation in Basra against secretive militias responsible for recent killings of anti-corruption ...

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Saudi officials sacked over 'violations' in Red Sea project

Senior officials at tourism developments were dismissed on suspicion of corruption.

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Egypt woos Libya tribes amid threat of intervention

If it were to wade into the battlefield, Cairo hopes the alliances would allow it to counter Turkey's presence in Libya, while reducing ...

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Afghan authorities begin release of 'dangerous' Taliban prisoners

Afghan authorities announced they began to release 400 Taliban prisoners as part of the long-delayed peace talks between both sides.

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Saudi Arabian King Salman arrives in NEOM for 'rest'

The Saudi King arrived in the NEOM economic zone for 'rest and relaxation,' as killed, evicted tribes call for an end of the megacity ...

Arab <em>tribal</em> leader urges armed resistance against SDF

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Arab tribal leader urges armed resistance against SDF

In an interview with a pro-regime news site, Nuwaf Al-Bashir claimed that tribesmen were ready to launch an armed resistance against the SDF.

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Sudan imposes curfew after tribal clashes kill 4

At least four people were killed and 35 others injured after clashes erupted in Port Sudan.

Afghan peace talks near after Taliban prisoner release approved

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Afghan peace talks near after Taliban prisoner release approved

Kabul's peace council announced peace talks between the government and the Taliban could soon restart, after some 400 militant prisoners were ...

Armed group attacks village in Sudan's Darfur: <em>Tribal</em> chief

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Armed group attacks village in Sudan's Darfur: Tribal chief

Armed men set fire to and looted homes, in the latest violence to strike a remote region in Sudan.

Egypt's military gambit in Libya risks backfiring

Jonathan Fenton-Harvey

Egypt's military gambit in Libya risks backfiring

Cairo's bellicose rhetoric has raised fears of a wider regional conflict.

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