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The prosecution put the blame on the drier and his assistant regarding the train crash that killed 20 and injured 199 last month in Egypt.

Tehran and 250 other cities and towns have been declared "red zones" by Iran's coronavirus task force due their highest positivity rates and the most severe restrictions in place.

Pentagon chief to visit Israel amid Iran talks

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Pentagon chief to visit Israel amid Iran talks

The visit of the highest ranked member of the Biden administration to Israel comes as Washington tries to return to Iran's nuclear deal, a deal opposed by Tel Aviv.

Andrea Bocelli performs in Saudi Unesco World Heritage site

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Andrea Bocelli performs in Saudi Unesco World Heritage site

The singer belted out Leonard Cohen's "Hallelujah" in a duet with his young daughter Virginia at UNESCO World Heritage site Hegra, in the ...

Houthis turn to poetry in Yemen's cultural battle

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Houthis turn to poetry in Yemen's cultural battle

Zawamil poetry is a popular traditional artform in Yemen but it has also become a weapon of choice for the Houthis.

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Syria responds to 'Israeli aggression': state media

Syrian state media reported Damascus responded to "Israeli aggression".

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US-Iraqi strategic dialogue begins amid pro-Iran militia threats

Pro-Iran Iraqi militias issued a statement threatening to resume attacks on US troops.

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African bank funds Egypt train safety after deadly crash

The African Development Bank announced a loan of 145 million euros ($170 million) Tuesday to improve safety on Egypt's rail network.

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US State Department designates April as 'Arab-American Heritage Month'

The State Depart said Arab-Americans' contributions to the US 'are as old as America itself'.

Iran prosecutor says 10 indicted for Ukraine plane shootdown

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Iran prosecutor says 10 indicted for Ukraine plane shootdown

Ten officials in Iran have been indicted over the Ukrainian passenger plane tragedy, however Iran released a report absolving armed forces of ...

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Iran spy TV show ignites controversy for second season

Uncut scenes of the second season of an Iranian TV show posted online pushed viewers to suspect censorship from the government.

Egypt, Sudan hold 'Nile Eagles 2' joint <em>air</em> exercise

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Egypt, Sudan hold 'Nile Eagles 2' joint air exercise

The Egyptian Air-force participated in drills with the Sudanese air forces in Merowe airbase in Sudan, next to the Ethiopian ...

Saudi Arabia shoots down Houthi drones near Khamis Mushait

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Saudi Arabia shoots down Houthi drones near Khamis Mushait

Saudi Arabia says it has shot down two Houthi drones over the southwestern city of Khamis Mushait, less than 24 hours after the Houthis claimed ...

Christians mark Good Friday as some holy sites reopen

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Christians mark Good Friday as some holy sites reopen

Limited numbers of worshippers are able to celebrate Good Friday this year.

Coronavirus surges across Arab world despite vaccine progress

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Coronavirus surges across Arab world despite vaccine progress

Health authorities across the Arab world are reporting an alarming rise in coronavirus infections as the fasting month of Ramadan approaches.

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UN envoy urges action to prevent Myanmar 'civil war'

The UN envoy on Myanmar implored the Security Council to take action in the Asian nation's escalating crisis.

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Clubhouse: Overrated and generally misused

Does Clubhouse have the staying power to go beyond a pandemic fad? Ragheb Malli is not so sure.

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Israeli company signs unapproved deal with Chinese state-owned business

Israel requires businesses to refer any deals that might affect vital infrastructure. It seems one company might not have got that memo.

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Myanmar crackdown death toll passes 520

The civilian death toll in the Myanmar military's crackdown on protesters passed 520.

Egypt arrests eight over train crash, revises death toll

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Egypt arrests eight over train crash, revises death toll

Eight people were arrested by the Egyptian authorities over a train collision that cost the life of 18 people so far.

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Optimism but concern as megaship still stuck in Suez

Hope rose that salvage efforts could free a mammoth container ship that has blocked the Suez Canal for six days, crippling international trade ...

Yemen's Houthi rebels renew Marib campaign amid diplomatic push

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Yemen's Houthi rebels renew Marib campaign amid diplomatic push

Saudi-led coalition jets bombed the Houthi rebels as they continued the offensive to claim Marib, while UN and US diplomats traveled to Riyadh ...

Egypt buries train crash dead, toll revised to 19

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Egypt buries train crash dead, toll revised to 19

Egypt’s health minister has revised the toll from a deadly train crash from 32 to 19, as Egyptians mourned the victims and the prime minister ...

Indonesia bans Ramadan exodus over Covid-19 fears

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Indonesia bans Ramadan exodus over Covid-19 fears

Indonesia banned Mudik, an annual exodus that sees millions travel across the vast nation to mark the end of Ramadan, to prevent spikes in ...

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