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Palestinians in the besieged Gaza Strip set up a centre to donate blood to victims of the Beirut blast.

Israeli forces shot one Palestinian protester and injured dozens more as they marched against annexations.

Iran demands <em>UN</em> hold US accountable for plane interception

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Iran demands UN hold US accountable for plane interception

Iran described the interception of a passenger plane by US fighter jets in Syria last month as 'unlawful' and 'adventuristic', calling on the UN to hold the US accountable

<em>UN</em> scrambles to get aid to Beirut

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UN scrambles to get aid to Beirut

The United Nations' agencies are scrambling to meet multiple urgent needs in Lebanon following the Beirut blast.

Children among 20 killed in Yemen strike: reports

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Children among 20 killed in Yemen strike: reports

Twenty people, most of them women and children, were killed in an air strike in northern Yemen.

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Turkey announces resuming eastern Mediterranean energy search

Turkey announced its intention to search for energy in the eastern Mediterranean, despite conflict with Greece in the past.

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Libya slams Egypt-Turkey maritime deal

Turkey's Foreign Ministry also slammed the 'so-called agreement' between Egypt and Greece.

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Rescuers scour Beirut blast zone as first arrests made

Rescuers are combing through the blast site, searching for missing people as the country reels from the tragedy.

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First Covid-19 cases reported in Syria's notorious Al-Hol camp

Fears are growing over an impending health crisis after three health workers were diagnosed with Covid-19 in Syria's Al-Hol camp, where ...

Architect of Trump administration's hardline Iran policy quits

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Architect of Trump administration's hardline Iran policy quits

Brian Hook will move to the private sector after leading the Trump administration's 'maximum pressure' campaign on Iran.

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US calls for political solution in Libya, targets smugglers

Washington has called for a UN-backed ceasefire and the withdrawal of foreign military personnel from Libya.

Egypt, Greece sign maritime deal to counter Libya-Turkey one

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Egypt, Greece sign maritime deal to counter Libya-Turkey one

Greece's Foreign Minister Nikos Dendias has hailed the Egypt-Greece deal as 'an exemplary agreement.'

<em>UN</em> rights chief decries attacks on press in Yemen

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UN rights chief decries attacks on press in Yemen

Michelle Bachelet, the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, urged all parties to the conflict in Yemen to release detained ...

World Bank intends to help fund Beirut after explosion

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World Bank intends to help fund Beirut after explosion

The World Bank has offered to look into ways of aiding Lebanon as the country sinks further into financial crisis.

Sudan floods kill 10, wreck 3,300 homes: civil defence

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Sudan floods kill 10, wreck 3,300 homes: civil defence

More than 50,000 people have been affected by the flooding, according to the UN.

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Lebanon delays Hariri murder case verdict after Beirut blast

The Special Tribunal for Lebanon said it will be delaying the scheduled verdict in the Rafic Hariri case as a sign of respect for the victims of Beirut's blast.

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Floods affect more than 50,000 in Sudan: UN

The United Nations said thousands of people have been impacted by flooding across Sudan in just one week.

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Italy defence ministry seeks closer ties with Libya

Libya and Italy announced plans to collaborate on reclamation and demining activities while expanding cooperation in medicine and military ...

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Tunisia should end 'gay proof' anal tests: HRW

Human Rights Watch urged Tunisia to end the use of anal testing, used as "proof" to prosecute same-sex relations.

Tel Aviv to light city hall with Lebanon flag

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Tel Aviv to light city hall with Lebanon flag

Though Israel and Lebanon are still technically at war, the Lebanese flag will be projected on Tel Aviv's city hall following the devastating ...

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Emergency aid heads to Lebanon as world offers support

Multiple countries rallied around crisis-stricken Lebanon, showing support and dispatching emergency aid after the explosion that devastated ...

Netanyahu offers Lebanon aid following Beirut blasts

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Netanyahu offers Lebanon aid following Beirut blasts

Benjamin Netanyahu says he instructed his National Security Council to make contact with UN Middle East envoy Nickolay Mladenov "in ...

Two huge Beirut explosions kill 73, injure thousands

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Two huge Beirut explosions kill 73, injure thousands

Bloodied and dazed wounded stumbled among the debris, glass shards and burning buildings in central Beirut as the health ministry reported late ...

Yemen floods leave 17 dead, including 8 children

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Yemen floods leave 17 dead, including 8 children

Yemen's government and Houthi rebels have made separate appeals called on the UN to help those effected by the floods after 17 were ...

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