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The New Arab Meets: Huzama Habayeb, an award-winning Palestinian novelist who explores the relationship between exile and nostalgia in her groundbreaking work.

Tensions between Israel and Lebanon's Hezbollah spiked last Monday along the UN-demarcated Blue Line after months of relative calm.

Afghan ceasefire holds as hundreds of Taliban prisoners freed

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Afghan ceasefire holds as hundreds of Taliban prisoners freed

"You almost forget that there has been a war in this country for 40 years," one Jalalabad resident said.

Armed group attacks <em>village</em> in Sudan's Darfur: Tribal chief

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Armed group attacks village in Sudan's Darfur: Tribal chief

Armed men set fire to and looted homes, in the latest violence to strike a remote region in Sudan.

Man killed in clashes between Lebanese army, villagers

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Man killed in clashes between Lebanese army, villagers

A man has been killed in clashes between the army and villagers in north Lebanon following a dispute over "smuggled" livestock which the army ...

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Flash flooding kills dozens of children in Afghan village

Fifteen children under five and one woman were killed as dozens of houses collapsed due to flash flooding in eastern Afghanistan

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Bus crash in north Sudan kills at least 13

A speeding truck crashed into a passenger bus in Dongola, northern Sudan, as heavy rains and flooding hit the region

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The painstaking hunt for Assad's henchmen in Europe

Former regime officials accused of war crimes are living across Europe, but Syrian activists and the German judiciary are working tirelessly to ...

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Tributes pour in for Egypt's 'doctor of the poor'

Social media was flooded with tributes to Mohammed Mashally, an Egyptian doctor who dedicated his career to providing free medical care for ...

IS occupies four villages in Egypt's Sinai

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IS occupies four villages in Egypt's Sinai

Wilayat Sinai, Egypt's Islamic State group affiliate, has occupied four villages in the north of the Sinai peninsula for nearly a week.

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Fresh Darfur killings as Sudan prepares to send troops

UN officials on Sunday reported a fresh massacre of more than 60 people in Sudan's West Darfur, as the country's prime minister promised fresh ...

Egypt father throws his three children onto train tracks

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Egypt father throws his three children onto train tracks

Three children were thrown onto the path of an oncoming train by their own father, Egyptian media reported, in a crime that has shocked the ...

Armed group attacks Darfur <em>village</em>, killing at least 7

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Armed group attacks Darfur village, killing at least 7

"The militia that committed this crime is supported by the old regime," a rebel spokesman said, referring to the Rapid Support Forces (RSF).

Black waters: Oil spills pollute northeast Syria creeks

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Black waters: Oil spills pollute northeast Syria creeks

Oil pollution in Syria has been a growing concern since the 2011 onset of the civil war.

The violent toll of Hindu nationalism on India’s Christians

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The violent toll of Hindu nationalism on India’s Christians

The rise of Hindu nationalism has fuelled unprecedented vigilante violence against India's Christians.

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Villagers say India targets civilians in Pakistan Kashmir

Villagers say most people who live along the Line of Control have lost close relatives because of Indian firing in recent decades.

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Afghan girl kills two Taliban fighters after parents murdered

The 15-year-old has vowed to fight any Taliban insurgents who confront her after her parents were gunned down by militants.

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Two children killed, three injured in Syria mine explosions

Two children have been killed and three others injured when two mines exploded in Syria’s Raqqa and Idlib provinces as violence continued across ...

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'Dead' Egyptian man shows up months after burial

An investigation has been launched to decipher how an Egyptian man that was presumed dead and buried by his family appeared seven months later.

Clashes resume on Azerbaijan-Armenia border

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Clashes resume on Azerbaijan-Armenia border

At least 16 people on both sides have been killed since clashes erupted on Sunday between the ex-Soviet republics.

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2 killed in 'terrorist' attack in western Iran

Three people were helping local's in Iran's Kurdistan province when they were reportedly 'targeted by terrorist groups', Iran's revolutionary ...

Bosnia Muslims commemorate 25 years since Srebrenica genocide

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Bosnia Muslims commemorate 25 years since Srebrenica genocide

On July 11, 1995, after capturing the ill-fated town, Serb forces killed more than 8,000 Muslim men and boys in Srebrenica in a few days.

Israeli troops kill Palestinian in West Bank: Palestinian ministry

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Israeli troops kill Palestinian in West Bank: Palestinian ministry

29-year-old Ibrahim Moustapha Abou Yacoub was shot by Israeli troops near the city of Nablus in the West Bank.

Syria condemned at chemical weapons watchdog over sarin attacks

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Syria condemned at chemical weapons watchdog over sarin attacks

Only Russia, China and Iran voted against the decision to take action on an OPCW investigation that found the Syrian air force attacked ...

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