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According to Democrat Bob Menendez, the Trump administration is currently trying to sell "thousands more precision-guided bombs" to Saudi Arabia.

Algeria's interior ministry claimed the films were "in fact attacks on the Algerian people and its institutions" including the army.

Remembering Qalandia, Jerusalem's stolen airport

Ramona Wadi

Remembering Qalandia, Jerusalem's stolen airport

Comment: If Israel proceeds with settlement expansion at Qalandia, another sliver of Palestinian history will be lost to colonisation, writes Ramona Wadi.

Russian soldiers bribe officer to be sent to Syria

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Russian soldiers bribe officer to be sent to Syria

Russian Major Nikolai Zekin is facing trial for taking bribes from soldiers in order to send them to Syria, where they can earn high salaries ...

The Middle East at war with coronavirus: Top stories

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The Middle East at war with coronavirus: Top stories

Egyptian pro-Sisi media outlets hound striking doctors, Qatar fixes privacy issues on its contact-tracing app and Jerusalem's Al-Aqsa mosque ...

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Iraq to investigate abductions, torture during protests

Iraq's government said it would investigate the abduction and torture of Iraqis during ongoing anti-government protests outlined by a UN report published last week.

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Coronavirus outbreak detected among Sri Lankan workers from Kuwait

Almost 160 Sri Lankans returning from Kuwait have tested positive for coronavirus, including one woman who has died.

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Karim Tabbou not allowed to call family in prison

Karim Tabbou has reportedly been repeatedly prevented from phoning his family, and his lawyers are calling it a violation.

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Jerusalem's Al-Aqsa to reopen as Covid-19 measures relax

Al-Aqsa Mosque will reopen on Sunday as coronavirus measures relax.

Brown University inaugurates 'Mahmoud Darwish' chair for Palestinian studies

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Brown University inaugurates 'Mahmoud Darwish' chair for Palestinian studies

Brown University has appointed a prominent Middle Eastern history professor as its first faculty chair in Palestinian Studies, a position named ...

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Israel rejects $1.5bn China water plant after US pressure

Israel has insisted the US did not influence its decision to award the $1.5 billion contract to a local firm.

Fifteen Syrian refugees in Lebanon test positive for coronavirus

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Fifteen Syrian refugees in Lebanon test positive for coronavirus

Fifteen cases of Covid-19 have been confirmed among Syrian refugees living in the same building in Majdal Anjar, in eastern Lebanon.

ECHR fines Turkey over Kurdish rights-related detentions

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ECHR fines Turkey over Kurdish rights-related detentions

Ankara has been ordered to pay out compensation over the detentions of a man celebrating the Kurdish new year and a university student ...

Moroccan actor arrested for mocking Islam

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Moroccan actor arrested for mocking Islam

Moroccan actor Rafik Boubker told people 'to make their ablution with wine and perform prayers with whiskey'.

Iran police arrest man for beheading teenage daughter

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Iran police arrest man for beheading teenage daughter

13-year-old Romina Ashrafi was killed by her father for running away with a 35-year-old man.

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Turkish soldiers injured in blast in Syria’s Idlib province

At least two Turkish soldiers have been injured when a roadside bomb targeted their vehicle on the M4 highway in Idlib province.

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Trump threatens to 'close down' social media

Donald Trump claimed social networks 'totally silence conservative voices' after Twitter tagged two of his posts propounding his unfounded ...

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Qatar coronavirus contact-tracing app 'fixed' to address privacy concerns

Upgrade comes after Amnesty International discovered security risks with a Covid-19 tracing app

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Egyptian pro-Sisi media launch campaign of incitement against doctors

Pro-Sisi media have launched a campaign of incitement against doctors, including death threats.

Germany reports spike in far-right crime for 2019

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Germany reports spike in far-right crime for 2019

Crimes committed by members of the far-right scene in Germany have grown 9.4 percent since last year, accounting for more than half of the ...

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Greece deploys hundreds of police to border with Turkey

Four hundred additional police have been sent to Greece's border with Turkey as a 'precautionary measure' against a potential influx of asylum ...

Trump under pressure to release report on Khashoggi killers

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Trump under pressure to release report on Khashoggi killers

US lawmakers say the public must know which Saudi officials were named in a report the Trump administration refused to release to the ...

Turkish tourist hotspot prepares socially distanced beach holidays

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Turkish tourist hotspot prepares socially distanced beach holidays

Intrepid travellers can expect to resume holidays in Turkey from mid-June onwards.

Eighth death from medical negligence reported in Egypt's prisons

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Eighth death from medical negligence reported in Egypt's prisons

An eighth person has died this month in Egypt's prisons of alleged medical negligence.

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