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Alwiya Alwaad Alhaq said it had targeted Saudi Arabia to 'avenge' a recent IS bombing in central Baghdad that killed 32 people.

Israel opened an embassy in the United Arab Emirates Sunday, its foreign ministry said.

UN: Over half of Syria's children deprived of education

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UN: Over half of Syria's children deprived of education

More than half of children in war-torn Syria are missing out on education, the UN children's agency UNICEF said, with a third of schools in ruins or commandeered by fighters.

Iran ready for Saudi talks if policy changes

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Iran ready for Saudi talks if policy changes

Iran’s foreign ministry spokesman has suggested that Saudi Arabia’s policy shifts in the context of a friendlier US administration could lay the ...

UK Jews to condemn Uighur genocide on Holocaust Day

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UK Jews to condemn Uighur genocide on Holocaust Day

Jewish community leaders are planning to speak out against China’s persecution of its Uighur Muslim minority on Holocaust Memorial Day, drawing ...

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Kremlin accuses US of meddling after 3,500 protesters detained

Russia's accused the United States of interfering in its affairs on Sunday, as tens of thousands rallied in support of jailed opposition politician Alexei Navalny.

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US to deploy Israeli ‘Iron Dome’ system in Gulf

The US is to deploy the Israeli-manufactured Iron Dome rocket interception system, used against Palestinian factions before, in bases in Gulf ...

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Israeli police, ultra-Orthodox protesters clash over schools

Clashes erupted between Israeli police and ultra-Orthodox protesters over the opening of religious schools despite coronavirus lockdown orders.

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Egypt begins coronavirus immunisation campaign

A doctor and nurse became the first in Egypt to receive the Chinese-made Sinopharm jab on Sunday

Turkish ship suffers deadly pirate attack off Nigerian coast

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Turkish ship suffers deadly pirate attack off Nigerian coast

Pirates ambushed a Turkish ship off the Nigerian coast, killing an Azerbaijani national and kidnapping fifteen crew members.

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Oman bars expats from certain jobs amid economic downturn

Expatriates in Oman will be banned from certain jobs in an effort to create more employment opportunities for its citizens.

Israeli forces kill Palestinian worker, arrest three youths

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Israeli forces kill Palestinian worker, arrest three youths

A Palestinian worker in the West Bank was killed by tear gas fired by Israeli forces, while Israeli troops detained three young men and blew up ...

Dubai slows down Pfizer vaccine rollout amid shipment delays

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Dubai slows down Pfizer vaccine rollout amid shipment delays

The Dubai Health Authority said it will scale back on vaccinations after Pfizer announced in mid-January shipment delays for up to a month

Western Sahara's Polisario Front attacks Guerguerat border area

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Western Sahara's Polisario Front attacks Guerguerat border area

The Polisario Front bombarded the Guerguerat buffer zone in an overnight attack slammed by Morocco as "propaganda war".

Libya oil output makes high-stake but fragile return

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Libya oil output makes high-stake but fragile return

Libya has increased its oil production tenfold, but this is still below the levels of the Gaddafi era, experts say.

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Johnson, Biden discuss 'deepening alliance': PM's office

Johnson congratulated Biden on his inauguration and "the two leaders looked forward to deepening the close alliance between our nations".

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Supporters’ words may haunt Trump at impeachment trial

At least five supporters facing federal charges have suggested they were taking orders from the then-president when they marched on Capitol Hill ...

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Libya camps agree to open candidacy process for posts

The process aims to quickly fill several strategic posts in order to facilitate collaboration with an interim executive body set to be elected ...

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Egypt to start Covid-19 vaccination campaign: Sisi

Egypt registered over 160,000 novel coronavirus infections, including more than 8,850 deaths. Health officials warned that low testing rates ...

IMF urges Tunisia reform plan, social support

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IMF urges Tunisia reform plan, social support

"Tunisia faces two immediate challenges: saving lives and livelihoods until the pandemic wanes, and starting to bring economic imbalances back ...

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11 Iraqi fighters killed in IS attack: security sources

The jihadists used light weapons and the cover of darkness to target the Hashed east of Tikrit, the capital of Iraq's Salahaddin province.

Protests against Israeli PM Netanyahu continue nationwide

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Protests against Israeli PM Netanyahu continue nationwide

Netanyahu faces charges of fraud, breach of trust and accepting bribes in three cases involving billionaire associates and media moguls.

Hundreds protest police repression in Tunisia

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Hundreds protest police repression in Tunisia

The protests come as the North African nation struggles to stem the novel coronavirus pandemic, which has crippled the economy and threatened to ...

Biden undoes Trump migration orders, pushes for major reform

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Biden undoes Trump migration orders, pushes for major reform

Scribbled signatures from his pen on Wednesday lifted an entry ban for people from many majority Muslim nations and halted construction of ...

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