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Areas outside Syrian regime control remain at a major disadvantage in battling Covid-19, with fears that the coronavirus could be more widespread than is being reported.

Turkey blames killing of two civilians on Kurdish militants

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Turkey blames killing of two civilians on Kurdish militants

Turkey attributed a deadly attack on two social support workers to the outlawed Kurdish PKK, however the group condemned the incident in eastern Turkey 'in the strongest terms'.

Annexation looms, Democrats' 'opposition' is more feckless than ever

Josh Ruebner

Annexation looms, Democrats' 'opposition' is more feckless than ever

Comment: Though the Democratic Party is currently in no position to halt annexation, it could spell out the ramifications to Israel should ...

WHO urges 'extreme vigilance' as countries exit lockdown

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WHO urges 'extreme vigilance' as countries exit lockdown

The World Health Organization hailed dwindling COVID-19 infection rates and deaths in some countries, but called on nations to show "extreme ...

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WHO: no proof from US on Wuhan lab claims

The World Health Organization said Monday that Washington had provided no evidence to support "speculative" claims by the US president that the new coronavirus originated in a Chinese lab.

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Amnesty reports chilling details of Egypt press crackdown

Marking World Press Freedom Day, Amnesty International found Egypt's government has continued to escalate its crackdown on journalism.

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Anger over the removal of pro-Kurdish mayors in Turkey

One year on from local elections, 40 out of 65 municipalities won by the pro-Kurdish Peoples' Democratic Party (HDP) are now under the control ...

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Israeli police: Palestinian shot dead after checkpoint 'stabbing attack’

Israeli authorities did not name the Palestinian man who was shot dead in the alleged tab attack.

Qatari charity feeds expat workers in virus limbo

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Qatari charity feeds expat workers in virus limbo

A Qatari NGO will deliver daily meals out of four kitchens to 4,000 migrant workers in the country's Industrial Area.

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Morocco NGO delivers supplies to single mums in lockdown

Each year, INSAF helps over 500 young women who have fallen pregnant out of wedlock - viewed as a "sin" by a society marked by religious ...

Palestinian Authority slammed for sterilising Israeli patrol vehicle

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Palestinian Authority slammed for sterilising Israeli patrol vehicle

A volunteer with the Palestinian Authority sprayed an Israeli van bound with disinfectant, sparking online outrage. Fatah defended the ...

Twin earthquakes shake Turkey, Lebanon and Syria

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Twin earthquakes shake Turkey, Lebanon and Syria

Southern and eastern Turkey were hit by tremors on Friday that could be felt in Syria, Lebanon, Cyprus and Israel.

American's hunger strike death endangers $1.3bn Egypt military aid

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American's hunger strike death endangers $1.3bn Egypt military aid

The US State Department recently considered slashing a chunk of Egypt's annual $1.3 billion in military aid over a US citizen's death, according ...

Turkey coronavirus deaths pass 100 as lockdown intensifies

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Turkey coronavirus deaths pass 100 as lockdown intensifies

Turkey's confirmed coronavirus cases have risen to 7,402 people as a dozen towns and villages have been quarantined and international flights ...

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US senators push to restore aid to Palestinians

A group of US senators called on the Trump administration to restore aid to the Palestinians, as the West Bank and Gaza Strip deal with mounting novel coronavirus cases.

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Coronavirus kills 50 Turkish expats in 8 countries

Turkey has been keeping track of its expat community as coronavirus sweeps across the world.

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Tunisian handed 10 years for bomb plot in Germany

A German court sentenced a 31-year-old Tunisian IS sympathiser to prison for planning a bomb attack.

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Coronavirus: British couple self-isolating in camper van in Turkey

A British couple stranded in Turkey have decided to self-isolate in their camper van.

Turkey using drug from China for coronavirus

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Turkey using drug from China for coronavirus

Turkey's health minister said that the country is using a drug sent from China on patients suffering from the novel coronavirus.

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Egypt's 'machinery of repression disappears, tortures' children

Human Rights Watch and Egyptian NGO Belady have documented cases of torture against children as young as 12.

Syria Weekly: The Struggle for State in Syria

Paul McLoughlin

Syria Weekly: The Struggle for State in Syria

The New Arab collates key points from Chatham House's series of panel discussion entitled 'The Struggle for State' , marking nine years since ...

Quake in Iran kills nine in neighbouring Turkey

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Quake in Iran kills nine in neighbouring Turkey

The epicentre of the quake, which struck at 9:23 am (0553 GMT), was near the Iranian village of Habash-e Olya, less than 10 kilometres (six ...

10 Minutes 13 Seconds In This Strange World

Sumaiyya Naseem

10 Minutes 13 Seconds In This Strange World

Book Club: Elif Shafak's latest novel chronicles the life and relationships of a prostitute in Istanbul while celebrating the misfits, ...

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