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Seven suspected terrorists on trial in Paris after being arrested on the eve of the Euro 2016 competition

Pope Francis flew for Rome from Baghdad on Monday morning after a four-day historical papal visit in Iraq

US Senator blames Biden for Saudi energy attacks

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US Senator blames Biden for Saudi energy attacks

Renewed attacks on Saudi's energy facilities is bringing the kingdom into global focus.

Israel enters final phase of easing coronavirus lockdown

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Israel enters final phase of easing coronavirus lockdown

Israel has started the finale phase of lifting lockdown restrictions, as nearly 40% of its population is already immunized

Pope Francis prays for 'victims of war' in Mosul

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Pope Francis prays for 'victims of war' in Mosul

On the last day of his Iraq visit, Pope Francis prayed for "victims of war" in Iraq's Mosul, where the Islamic State group ravaged local ...

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Pope Francis visits Iraqi Christians who suffered under IS

The heaviest deployment of security forces yet has been mobilised to protect the 84-year-old on what is perhaps his riskiest day in Iraq.

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Pope meets top Iraq Shia cleric in interfaith milestone

The two elderly, respected men of religion met at Sistani's humble home in the shrine city of Najaf on Saturday, the second day of the ...

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Iraqis welcome Pope as 'messenger of unity'

Pope Francis used the imagery of the fabrics that make up a carpet to illustrate how Iraq's single churches, each a thread, make up the ...

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Pope urges Iraq to embrace its Christians on visit

Pope Francis opened his historic trip with a plea for Iraq's Muslims to embrace their Christian neighours as a precious resource.

Will Pope Francis' visit help fix Iraq's many problems?

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Will Pope Francis' visit help fix Iraq's many problems?

In-depth: Pope Francis' visit to Iraq is significant to Iraqis who have faced violence by scores of militant groups over previous years, but ...

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US denies weighing sanctions against Lebanon Central Bank chief

Anti-corruption expert Gina Chammas criticised the US and international institution for working with corrupt Lebanese officials for over three ...

Pope urges end to violence on historic Iraq trip

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Pope urges end to violence on historic Iraq trip

The pope is defying the pandemic and renewed security fears to make a "long-awaited" trip to comfort one of the world's oldest Christian ...

Pope Francis 'happy' to land in Iraq

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Pope Francis 'happy' to land in Iraq

Banners all over Najaf have celebrated "the historic encounter, between the minarets and the church bells".

Yemen's Houthi rebels claim missile hits Saudi oil facility

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Yemen's Houthi rebels claim missile hits Saudi oil facility

A Houthi military spokesman tweeted an image that matched Aramco's North Jeddah Bulk Plant, saying the rebels had fired a new Quds-2 cruise ...

Delta's 'religious profiling' of Muslim passenger sparks backlash

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Delta's 'religious profiling' of Muslim passenger sparks backlash

CAIR-Missouri has called for an investigation into an incident in which a Muslim passenger was allegedly made to miss his flight because of his ...

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Pentagon: US contractor dies in Iraq rocket attack

A contractor died when at least 10 rockets slammed into an air base housing US and other coalition troops in western Iraq.

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Rockets hit airbase in Iraq hosting US troops

At least ten rockets hit the Ain Al-Asad airbase in Anbar province on Wednesday morning.

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Sudanese plane makes emergency landing after cat attacks pilot

The feline stowaway attacked the plane's captain just half an hour into the flight, according to a local media report.

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US men who 'helped Ghosn escape' arrive in Japan

Ex-US special forces member Michael Taylor and his son Peter allegedly staged the operation that saw former international jet-setter Ghosn ...

Egyptian journalist detained upon return to Cairo

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Egyptian journalist detained upon return to Cairo

Exiled writer Jamal al-Jaml disappeared upon his return to Cairo late last month and resurfaced on Saturday before the State Security ...

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The Iraq Report: Turkey and Iran trade diplomatic blows

Iraq has once more emerged as an arena of competition between Turkey and Iran as the two historic rivals clash over Ankara's intervention ...

UAE's first ambassador to Israel arrives in Tel Aviv

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UAE's first ambassador to Israel arrives in Tel Aviv

Ambassador Mohammad Mahmoud Al Khajah is scheduled to meet with top Israeli officials including Prime Minister Netanyahu.

Pompeo questions Biden’s Syria airstrike despite Republican backing

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Pompeo questions Biden’s Syria airstrike despite Republican backing

US fighter jets dropped seven precision bombs in Syria, hitting seven targets including a crossing used by Iran-backed groups to move weapons ...

Algeria receives 200,000 coronavirus jabs from China

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Algeria receives 200,000 coronavirus jabs from China

Algeria has received 200,000 doses of the Sinopharm vaccine from China.

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