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Prince Hamzah, a former crown prince, has accused Jordan's rulers of corruption and ineptitude.

His 35-year-old daughter has not been seen in public since a foiled attempt to escape from the emirate in March 2018.

US doubles aid in Ethiopia's Tigray amid famine fears

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US doubles aid in Ethiopia's Tigray amid famine fears

Some $152 million in US aid will be given to prevent potential famine in Ethiopia's conflict-hit Tigray region, Washington said on Thursday.

Uighur women violated and repressed by Xinjiang's draconian policies

Ruth Ingram

Uighur women violated and repressed by Xinjiang's draconian policies

Uighur women and girls are not only enduring unspeakable cruelties in internment camps, subject to draconian sterilisation procedures, rape and ...

Israel demolished 296 Palestinian structures since January: OCHA

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Israel demolished 296 Palestinian structures since January: OCHA

Nearly 300 Palestinian structures have been demolished by Israel in the first three months of 2021.

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Libya women bloc demand politicians work towards December elections

A women's bloc is challenging a largely male political class in Libyan politics, fearing they will try to delay elections to cling onto power.

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UN in talks with China for unrestricted Xinjiang visit

The UN is in negotiations with Beijing for a visit "without restrictions" to Xinjiang to see how the Uyghur minority is being treated, ...

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UNHRC votes in favour of Israel arms embargo

The UN Human Rights Council has voted in favour of a resolution that calls for an arms embargo against Israel, where ...

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UN rights chief dismayed by Turkey women's treaty withdrawal

Michelle Bachelet said Turkey's withdrawal from the treaty to combat violence against women was a 'significant step backwards'.

China bristles at West over sanctions for Uyghur abuses

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China bristles at West over sanctions for Uyghur abuses

Beijing has banned 10 Europeans, including EU parliamentarians, from entry over the new sanctions.

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One killed in 'terrorist' bomb attack in southeast Iran

A bomb killed one and wounded three in the Iranian Saravan city.

In France, Israel looks for ally on Iran, ICC

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In France, Israel looks for ally on Iran, ICC

France is aiming to bring the US and Iran to the negotiating table to revive a landmark nuclear deal that Israel fiercely opposes.

<em>UN</em> agrees to Ethiopia request for joint Tigray inquiry

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UN agrees to Ethiopia request for joint Tigray inquiry

The Ethiopian government has rejected allegations that it committed atrocities while fighting a former guerrilla group, the Tigray People’s ...

UK foreign minister wants trade deals with <em>rights</em> violators

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UK foreign minister wants trade deals with rights violators

Avoiding trade agreements with human rights violators would prevent the UK from tapping into 'growth markets', Raab said.

Algerian president sets election date as protesters flood streets

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Algerian president sets election date as protesters flood streets

Elections previously scheduled for 2022 were brought forward after Algeria's President Abdelmadjid Tebboune dissolved parliament and called for ...

Aniqah Choudhri

How the UK became an accomplice in Yemen's famine

Comment: Taking away over half of Yemen's aid budget while still providing the weapons of war is beyond contempt, writes Aniqah Choudhri.

Alessandra Bajec

Libyan women fight gender gap and violence

Caught between an ongoing cycle of violence and gender inequality, women in Libya are fighting a war inside the war.

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UN still waiting for proof Dubai's Sheikha Latifa alive

Despite discussions with UAE representatives in Geneva, the UN's Human Rights Office is yet to receive proof Sheikha ...

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Thousands hit the streets in fresh Algeria protests

A revived pro-democracy movement has taken root again in the North Africa country.

ICC prosecutor opens probe in Palestinian territories

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ICC prosecutor opens probe in Palestinian territories

ICC prosecutor Fatou Bensouda has previously said there is a "reasonable basis" to believe crimes were committed by members of the Israeli army.

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Libya's interim PM 'elected through bribery', UN inquiry claims

Libya’s interim prime minister has allegedly used bribery to secure votes, according to a UN report.

Dubai royal family says 'abducted' princess 'being cared for'

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Dubai royal family says 'abducted' princess 'being cared for'

The royal family of Dubai have released a statement claiming that Princess Latifa, widely believed to be imprisoned against her will, is being ...

Israel, US begin developing next generation missiles

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Israel, US begin developing next generation missiles

The Israeli Ministry of Defence and the US Missile Defence Agency have begun work on a new generation of anti-ballistic 'Arrow-4' missiles.

<em>Rights</em> group demands Dubai princess 'proof of life’

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Rights group demands Dubai princess 'proof of life’

Human Rights Watch have called on Dubai to prove that Princess Latifa is alive, as international bodies call for her release.

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