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Comment: Any new government in Kabul will likely need aid, which can be conditioned on preserving gains Afghan women have made, writes Nazila Jamshidi.

The message expressed support for their struggle and highlighted the similarities in the fights for freedom.

Hamas 'ready' for <em>war</em> or peace: Haniyeh

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Hamas 'ready' for war or peace: Haniyeh

Hamas' chief said 'the resistance is ready' for either eventuality.

Serbian warlord Karadzic to serve prison time in UK

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Serbian warlord Karadzic to serve prison time in UK

Karadzic was found guilty on 10 charges of genocide during the 1992-1995 Bosnian war.

In The Thick of It: A British minister's experiences

Chris Doyle

In The Thick of It: A British minister's experiences

Book Club: The memoir is of high value particularly for those who want to get a taste of how handling Brexit and Trump felt like from the inside.

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Libya's latest unity government faces uphill battle

Interim Prime Minister Abdulhamid Dbeibah’s administration is charged with unifying Libya's institutions and preparing for elections on December 24.

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The Iraq Report: Anti-Iran protests over Karbala killing

Anti-Iran protests are mounting in a 'prelude to a summer of discontent and violence,' as Iraq is the staging ground for direct talks between ...

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Netanyahu spokesman uses Syria war footage in anti-Hamas post

The video was identified by activists as showing Syrian pro-regime fighters launching rockets from the southern Syrian province of Daraa in 2018.

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Drop in Xinjiang birthrate largest in recent history: report

The extreme drop in birth rates is unprecedented in the 71 years since the UN began collecting global fertility statistics, beating out declines ...

Syria releases online economy critics ahead of 'sham' elections

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Syria releases online economy critics ahead of 'sham' elections

Hundred of Syrians accused of minor infractions have been released as part of a general amnesty ahead of the upcoming presidential elections.

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Zarif in Damascus after new Iran ambassador appointed

Mehdi Sobhani was reportedly appointed based on the suggestion of Tehran’s foreign minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, who headed a delegation which ...

How Kurdish all-female-militias helped bring down the Islamic State

Muhammed Nafih Wafy

How Kurdish all-female-militias helped bring down the Islamic State

Book Club: Gayle Tzemach Lemmon's book is a riveting account of how an all-women Kurdish militia, aided by US Special Forces, racked up ...

Israel declares state of emergency over Palestinians in Lod

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Israel declares state of emergency over Palestinians in Lod

It is the first time emergency powers will be used over a Palestinian community since Israel withdrew military rule over the population in 1966.

Possible Israel <em>war</em> crimes committed against Palestinians: ICC prosecutor

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Possible Israel war crimes committed against Palestinians: ICC prosecutor

The probe will mainly focus on the 2014 Gaza War but also look at the deaths of Palestinian demonstrators from 2018 on wards.

UN MidEast envoy warns Israel heading to 'full-scale <em>war</em>'

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UN MidEast envoy warns Israel heading to 'full-scale war'

Tor Wennesland called on both sides to 'stop the fire immediately'

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US calls on Israel, Palestinians to end civilian deaths

The State Department said civilian deaths in Gaza were 'deeply lamentable'.

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Egypt reached out to Israel over tensions: FM

The Arab League has called for the ICC to include the latest attempts to evict Palestinians from their homes in east Jerusalem in an ongoing ...

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Blinken says 'all sides need to de-escalate' in Israel-Palestine

The US secretary of state said Israel had a right to respond to rocket attacks by Gaza militants.

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Greta says events in Israel, Palestine ‘devasting to follow’

The Swedish environmental activist said she is "against any form of violence or oppression from anyone".

Jewish groups express solidarity with Palestinians following Israeli attacks

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Jewish groups express solidarity with Palestinians following Israeli attacks

Jewish groups have stood up in solidarity with Palestine, condemning dispossession in Sheikh Jarrah and violence at Al-Aqsa Mosque.

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Anti-farming 'campaign' under way in Tigray: state official

"Efforts to prevent the entry of seeds and efforts to stop farming have no other message than perhaps, 'Let the people of Tigray perish with ...

Palestinians in Jerusalem receive 'threatening texts' from Israeli intelligence

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Palestinians in Jerusalem receive 'threatening texts' from Israeli intelligence

Palestinians have been receiving 'threatening texts' from Israel's intelligence, claiming that they have been taking part in 'acts of violence' ...

Lebanese army thwarts smuggling attempt via Mediterranean Sea

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Lebanese army thwarts smuggling attempt via Mediterranean Sea

The economic crisis in Lebanon has pushed many refugees to attempt dangerous sea crossings to European Union member Cyprus and then other ...

US activists demand action against Israel's Sheikh Jarrah expulsions

Brooke Anderson

US activists demand action against Israel's Sheikh Jarrah expulsions

The planned expulsion of Palestinians from their homes in Jerusalem has captured the world’s attention, as activists in the US pressure ...

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