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Rawan bin Hussain said sex education should be taught at schools in Kuwait to help stem the spread of sexually transmitted disease.

Comment: Lebanon has reached a tipping point which, if history is anything to go by, can lead to irreversible damage, writes Carmen Geha.

India imposes curfew in Kashmir ahead of clampdown anniversary

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India imposes curfew in Kashmir ahead of clampdown anniversary

A curfew has been imposed across Indian Kashmir just two days before the first anniversary of New Delhi's abolition of the restive region's semi-autonomy, officials said.

Israel launches air strikes on Syrian army positions

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Israel launches air strikes on Syrian army positions

Israeli fighter jets, attack helicopters and other warplanes struck Syrian military targets in southern Syria, a day after thwarting an attack ...

Algeria journalist 'press freedom' trial opens

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Algeria journalist 'press freedom' trial opens

The trial opened of Algerian journalist Khaled Drareni, who has become a figurehead of press freedom in the North African country, with the ...

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African Union mediates Ethiopia dam talks

The African Union mediated a round of talks Monday between ministers from Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan on Addis Ababa's controversial Nile dam project, an Egyptian ministry said.

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Comedian blasted over joke about Christchurch mosque shooting victims

The comedian joked that 'the saddest thing' about the mosque shooting which killed 51 was a shortage of cab drivers that night.

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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.

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Aliens did not build Egypt's pyramids, world tells billionaire

Egypt has invited Elon Musk to visit its pyramids and surrounding tombs after the billionaire tweeted that the ancient structures were built by ...

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.

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Indian Premier League to start next month in UAE

The lucrative annual Twenty20 tournament had originally been scheduled to start March 29 before it was postponed because of the coronavirus ...

12 pro-regime fighters killed in Syria clashes: monitor

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12 pro-regime fighters killed in Syria clashes: monitor

Another 17 pro-regime fighters were wounded while on the jihadist-led side six fighters died in clashes on Monday.

Ethiopians celebrate progress in building dam on Nile River

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Ethiopians celebrate progress in building dam on Nile River

Tens of thousands of people flooded the streets of the capital Addis Ababa on Sunday afternoon, waving Ethiopia's flag to celebrate progress in ...

'Virus deaths in Iran nearly three times higher': Report

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'Virus deaths in Iran nearly three times higher': Report

A recent report suggests coronavirus figures in Iran have been manipulated.

Who are the accused in Rafic Hariri murder trial?

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Who are the accused in Rafic Hariri murder trial?

A list of those indicted in the 2005 murder of former Lebanese premier Rafic Hariri.

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Yemen's Houthis down 'US spy drone' near Saudi border

A US spy drone was downed by Yemen's Houthis near the border with Saudi Arabia, the rebels said on Sunday.

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Egypt churches reopen as new infections wane

The Coptic Orthodox Church said in a statement that it would receive the faithful in its churches with restrictions that include social ...

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Lebanon: from Hariri assassination to verdict

A recap of key developments in the case of the 2005 assassination of Lebanon's former prime minister Rafic Hariri.

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Lebanese FM Nassif Hitti resigns amid economic crisis

Dissatisfied with the government's performance, Lebanon's foreign minister handed in his resignation amid an economic crisis.

Often on brink, Lebanon headed toward collapse

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Often on brink, Lebanon headed toward collapse

Lebanon is hurtling toward a tipping point at an alarming speed, driven by financial ruin, collapsing institutions, hyperinflation and rapidly ...

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Israel says it thwarted an attack on Syria border

The Israeli army said on Monday that it had thwarted an attempt by a militant cell in Syria to plant explosive devices along its northern border ...

Yemen's historic Marib dam floods amid concerns of collapse

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Yemen's historic Marib dam floods amid concerns of collapse

Thousands of families, including internally displaced refugees, have lost their homes in Marib, where the historic 8th century BC dam has ...

20 dead in Afghan prison raid claimed by IS

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20 dead in Afghan prison raid claimed by IS

Fighting was raging one day after gunmen stormed the prison in the eastern city of Jalalabad.

Iran sanctions aide to ex-US national security adviser

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Iran sanctions aide to ex-US national security adviser

Iran said it has sanctioned an ex-aide to a former US national security adviser who is a senior member of the Washington-based Foundation for ...

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