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WhatsApp delayed a data-sharing change as users fled the messaging service over privacy concerns.

Iran’s supreme court said that it will review the case of three men sentenced to death over their involvement in November 2019 protests which were brutally suppressed by security forces.

Arab women's organisation launches anti-harassment app

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Arab women's organisation launches anti-harassment app

The SafeNess app aims to 'protect women from harassment, violence and theft in public spaces'.

Millennials in California strike a tone of cautious optimism

Suzy Woltmann

Millennials in California strike a tone of cautious optimism

At a watch party in California, Suzy Woltmann takes the temperature among a group of millennial voters.

Turkish drone company successfully tests flying car

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Turkish drone company successfully tests flying car

Drone giant Baykar says it could still take as many as 15 years to see a flying car on the road.

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Trump congratulates 'proud Islamophobe' on Republican primary victory

The US president wished good luck to Laura Loomer, a far-right congressional candidate in his home district.

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Trump could lose reelection in 100 days

Trump faces possible humiliation at the hands of Biden, a man he derides as "sleepy" and mentally incompetent, yet who leads by double digits in ...

Stuart Schrader

What defunding police can mean for US foreign policy

Comment: Given the increasingly apparent entanglements between overseas war and domestic policing, defunding police could be the foundation for ...

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Twitter flags fake CNN video shared by Donald Trump

A video edited to look like a CNN report has been shared by Donald Trump on Twitter, and the social networking platform warned users it is a ...

Celebrating Juneteenth in the age of Black Lives Matter

Danya Hajjaji

Celebrating Juneteenth in the age of Black Lives Matter

Juneteenth, an annual celebration commemorating a 19th century proclamation that freed slaves in Texas, comes with deep significance amid this ...

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Uber lays off 40 percent of its Egyptian staff

Uber has laid off hundreds of office staff in Egypt after announcing global cuts amid the coronavirus fallout.

The Middle East at war with coronavirus

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The Middle East at war with coronavirus

Jordan reports no new cases in a week, Houthi authorities in Sanaa report their first Covid-19 case and Lebanon extends lockdown measures in ...

Careem cuts nearly a third of jobs over coronavirus

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Careem cuts nearly a third of jobs over coronavirus

Ride-hailing firm Careem has announced that 536 of its workers will be let go amid ongoing strain from the Covid-19 pandemic.

Saudi Arabia bans migrants from driving for <em>Uber</em>

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Saudi Arabia bans migrants from driving for Uber

Non-Saudi nationals will not be allowed to drive Ubers cabs as unemployment rises in the kingdom.

Baghdad's four decades of conflict and strife

Paul Iddon

Baghdad's four decades of conflict and strife

In-depth: From 1980 until now, the Iraqi capital has faced a series of conflicts, instability, and violence. This year marks 40 years since this ...

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WATCH: Egyptian cab driver chases away Asian passenger

A taxi driver left abandoned a passenger in the middle of a busy road over fears he may have the deadly novel coronavirus.

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Lebanon overturns death sentence for killer of British diplomat

The death sentence of Tarek Houshieh, who killed British embassy worker Rebecca Dykes, has been overturned.

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Uber chief apologises for calling Khashoggi murder a "mistake"

Uber chief Dara Khosrowshahi apologised on Monday after he called the assassination of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, in which ...

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Khashoggi killing was a 'mistake', Uber CEO claims

The Uber CEO said he thought Saudi Arabia had taken the murder 'seriously'.

Lebanon sentences UK diplomat's murderer to death

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Lebanon sentences UK diplomat's murderer to death

Rebecca Dykes was found dead in 2017 on the side of a road, strangled and reportedly showing signs of sexual assault.

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Egypt authorities accused of illegal random searches on phones

Almost 1,500 people have been arrested so far as Sisi moves to crackdown on protests against his rule.

Activism focused cafe defies growing left-wing oppression in Jerusalem

Charlie Faulkner

Activism focused cafe defies growing left-wing oppression in Jerusalem

Feature: Imbala was opened at the beginning of last year by a handful of activists with the aim of creating a communal space for co-resistance ...

Hindu man refuses takeaway because delivery driver is Muslim

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Hindu man refuses takeaway because delivery driver is Muslim

A food delivery customer caused a big controversy in India when he refused to accept his food because it was being delivered by a Muslim driver.

Saudi Arabia's sovereign wealth fund seeks new foreign loan

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Saudi Arabia's sovereign wealth fund seeks new foreign loan

Saudi Arabia's sovereign wealth fund is in the final stages of acquiring a $10 billion loan form foreign banks.

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