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Book Club: Sonia Nimr's fantastical story reads like a series of folktales in which the circles of life come together when the struggle is abandoned.

In-depth: The communal violence in 2020 was the deadliest in decades as armed Hindu mobs rampaged through Muslim neighbourhoods. A year later, the victims are still waiting for justice.

Houthi munition wounds five civilians in Saudi Arabia

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Houthi munition wounds five civilians in Saudi Arabia

A munition fired by Yemen's Houthi rebels wounded five civilians in a border village in southern Saudi Arabia, state media reported Tuesday, the kingdom's latest casualties from cross-border fire.

Indian rooster kills owner with cockfight blade

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Indian rooster kills owner with cockfight blade

A rooster fitted with a knife for an illegal cockfight in southern India has killed its owner, sparking a manhunt for the organisers of the ...

US envoy to UN: Washington will defend Israel

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US envoy to UN: Washington will defend Israel

Miles told the UN that Washington will continue to combat criticisms of Israel's treatment of the Palestinians.

Yousra Samir Imran

Remembering Palestinian poet and author, Mourid Barghouti

The world bid farewell to the celebrated poet Mourid Barghouti in February. A champion of the Palestinian cause, Palestinian authors share their memories of the great writer.

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Civilians in the crossfire: Turkey's fight against the PKK

In-depth: Turkey has relaunched military operations in northern Iraq to target PKK fighters. Sofia Nitti reports from the autonomous Kurdistan ...

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This community platform is diving deep into Arabic culture

Engineering a space to deep dive into Arabic history, Afikra is a movement of curious people keen to host lectures, debates, interviews and more ...

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Leading Syrian chemical weapons scientist 'was on CIA payroll'

The Syrian expert passed on information on the regime's chemical weapons programme on to the CIA.

What Myanmar's military coup means for Rohingya Muslims

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What Myanmar's military coup means for Rohingya Muslims

In-depth: Concerns are mounting over the fate of Rohingya Muslims following Myanmar's military coup, with refugees uncertain about repatriation ...

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Set up, demolish, repeat: Israel targets Bedouin tent community

A Palestinian Bedouin community has repeatedly erected tents in the Jordan Valley's Humsah Al-Baqia, only to see Israeli forces return to tear ...

Quake injures more than 30 in southwest Iran

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Quake injures more than 30 in southwest Iran

The mountainous district of Kohgilouyeh was struck by an earthquake, causing damage to buildings and infrastructure.

UN envoy issues Myanmar warning over Suu Kyi

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UN envoy issues Myanmar warning over Suu Kyi

The UN special envoy on Myanmar has warned of the potential for an escalation of violence in the country on Wednesday.

Myanmar junta cuts internet again to quell anti-coup rallies

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Myanmar junta cuts internet again to quell anti-coup rallies

Troops fired rubber bullets to disperse protesters in Mandalay, Myanmar's second largest city, hours before authorities again cut internet ...

Myanmar protesters block arrests, UN demands Suu Kyi's release

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Myanmar protesters block arrests, UN demands Suu Kyi's release

Human rights protesters have taken to the streets against a military coup in Myanmar.

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Palestinian killed by settler car ramming in Jordan Valley

A Palestinian man was killed and two injured after an Israeli settler rammed his car into them while they were hiking in the Jordan valley area of the West Bank.

Malia Bouattia

Elbit protest highlights the power of unity in action

Comment: This joint action to protest Elbit sends an important message about the links between fighting colonialism, structural oppression and ...

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Israeli settlers destroy 50 olive trees in occupied Hebron

Israeli settlers uprooted dozens of olive trees near occupied Hebron.

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French mother on hunger strike to repatriate detained daughter

Pascale Descamps has been on hunger strike since February 1 to get her daughter repatriated from detention camp in Syria with her four children.

Israel to demolish 38 Palestinian homes in West Bank

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Israel to demolish 38 Palestinian homes in West Bank

The Jerusalem Planning Board rejected a master plan that would have given construction permits to local residents of al-Walaja, between ...

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Lebanese protesters stage sit-in condemning Lokman Slim's killing

The protesters gathered in the Samir Kassir garden following a call for a "silent protest".

EU demands compensation from Israel for demolished West-Bank facilities

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EU demands compensation from Israel for demolished West-Bank facilities

The EU is to seek compensation after Israeli forces demolished tents and other Palestinian facilities it funded in a village in the ...

Palestinian shot dead in Jewish settlement in West Bank

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Palestinian shot dead in Jewish settlement in West Bank

Khaled Maher Nofal, 34, was gunned down by settlers, the official Palestinian news agency Wafa reported.

Yazidi victims of IS massacres receive burial in Iraq

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Yazidi victims of IS massacres receive burial in Iraq

Members of the Yazidi community will gather for a burial ceremony to honour 104 victims, as many more await identification.

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