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Medics and rescue workers said that military fatalities on the two government and Houthi sides had reached a total of 70 between Saturday and Sunday

France's Muslim federations agreed Sunday on a "charter of principles" requested by President Emmanuel Macron in his bid to eradicate sectarianism and extremism.

Official: Gunmen kill two <em>women</em> judges in Afghan capital

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Official: Gunmen kill two women judges in Afghan capital

The killing of two women judges who worked for Afghanistan's high court comes amid a wave of targeted killings which the government have accused the Taliban of orchestrating.

France shuts more mosques ahead of ‘separatism bill’ debate

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France shuts more mosques ahead of ‘separatism bill’ debate

The French interior minister announced the closure of nine Muslim places of worship, one day before he met with French Muslim leaders to discuss ...

Iran deal architect named for Biden State Department

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Iran deal architect named for Biden State Department

Wendy Sherman will serve as deputy secretary of state in the Biden administration.

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Sudan imposes curfew in West Darfur amid deadly clashes

The clashes come just two weeks after the UN peacekeeping force ended its mandate in Darfur.

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Taliban now discouraging fighters from taking multiple wives

The hardline Islamist group has urged members to avoid "corrupt and illegal practices" regarding polygamy.

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China possibly committed ‘genocide’ against Xinjiang Muslims, says report

A new report on China commissioned by the US found that the Asian country may have committed genocide against its Uighur Muslim population.

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Israelis secretly participate in 2021 Dakar Rally

Despite travel restrictions, a team of Israelis have entered Saudi Arabia to compete in the 2021 Dakar Rally.

Israelis 'secretly' participate in 2021 Dakar Rally

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Israelis 'secretly' participate in 2021 Dakar Rally

Despite travel restrictions, a team of Israelis have entered Saudi Arabia to compete in the 2021 Dakar Rally.

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Egypt court prolongs detention of social media influencers

An Egyptian court prolonged the detention of two young women over charges of human trafficking.

Tunisia's revolutionary demand for economic justice remains unmet

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Tunisia's revolutionary demand for economic justice remains unmet

In-depth: The political freedoms of Tunisia's revolution have not brought economic equality, with wealth still concentrated in the hands of a ...

Somali PM reserves 30% of parliament seats for <em>women</em>

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Somali PM reserves 30% of parliament seats for women

The Somali prime minister has reserved nearly a third of parliamentary seats for women following demands from citizens.

Egyptian TikTokers acquitted of 'violating family values'

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Egyptian TikTokers acquitted of 'violating family values'

Two Egyptian bloggers and TikTokers have been acquitted of 'violating family values' following a campaign to free them.

Life as a Unicorn by Amrou Al-Kadhi

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Life as a Unicorn by Amrou Al-Kadhi

Book Club: Amrou Al-Kadhi's award-winning memoir is a poignant and moving story about the author's fight to be true to themselves.

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Afghan forces foil IS plan to assassinate US envoy

Intelligence officers dismantled a four-member IS cell in the eastern province of Nangarhar that had planned to murder Ross Wilson

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Banipal announces winner of prestigious Arabic translation literary prize

The literary magazine has announced the winner of a translation prize as a Harvard lecturer.

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Does Khamenei want to make Iran into North Korea?

Comment: Khamenei's US/UK vaccines ban isn't just the usual anti-western sentiment, it's proof his regime cares little for Iranian lives, and ...

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Turkish preacher jailed for 1,000 years for sex crimes

Adnan Oktar preached creationism and conservative values while women in revealing outfits danced around him to upbeat music in the TV ...

Twitter removes 'dehumanising' Chinese embassy tweet on Uighur <em>women</em>

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Twitter removes 'dehumanising' Chinese embassy tweet on Uighur women

The tweet, posted on Thursday, drew widespread condemnation for claiming that Uighur women have had their minds "emancipated" and are ...

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Albania rescues Syrian refugees heading for Italy by boat

Sixteen people were hospitalised after their boat was stuck due to bad weather.

US voices slams China boast of Uighur population control

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US voices slams China boast of Uighur population control

A US official voiced disgust after China's embassy boasted about Uighur women "no longer" being "baby-making machines"

Two cabinet members quit over Trump mob attack

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Two cabinet members quit over Trump mob attack

Two members of President Donald Trump's cabinet resigned in protest over the storming of the Capitol by a mob of his supporters.

China boasts of 'liberating baby-machine Uighur <em>women</em>' in Xinjiang

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China boasts of 'liberating baby-machine Uighur women' in Xinjiang

Beijing has touted its 'liberation' of Uighur women amid reports of widespread forced birth control and sterilisation.

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