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Political factions in Sudan are split over the issue of normalisation with Israel, which the country's leading religious body has declared unacceptable.

Iraqis slammed insecurity in the country on Tuesday as mourners buried five children and two women killed by a wayward rocket targeting US troops near Baghdad airport.

Sudan blows up 300,000 firearms in mass disarmament campaign

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Sudan blows up 300,000 firearms in mass disarmament campaign

Authorities in Sudan have launched a mass disarmament campaign to collect illegal weapons.

No peace for Palestinians without statehood: Moroccan PM

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No peace for Palestinians without statehood: Moroccan PM

Saadeddine Othmani's comments come a month after his country rejected moves to follow Bahrain and the UAE in signing diplomatic pacts to ...

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Four injured in knife attack by former Hebdo offices

The attack came as the trial was underway for the alleged accomplices of the 2015 Charlie Hebdo attack.

Sofia Nitti

Fighting fake news in Iraq's battle against Covid-19

Conspiracy theories and misinformation have surged in Iraq, where a history of dictatorship, war and political crises have undermined public ...

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Syria's HTS 'renounces' use of suicide car bombings

HTS have used bomb-laden vehicles to target regime positions.

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French media back Charlie Hebdo after new threats

French media outlets backed Charlie Hebdo, the satirical magazine that was attacked by gunmen in 2015, after it received death threats for ...

Dozens dead in IS, govt clashes in Syria's Raqqa

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Dozens dead in IS, govt clashes in Syria's Raqqa

At least 28 fighters were killed in clashes between Syria pro-regime forces and Islamic State militants in the northern province of Raqqa.

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Syria clashes continue after Russian FM says conflict ‘ended’

Clashes continued in the Syrian province of Idlib on Monday night despite Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov saying that the conflict ...

Rights group urges Ireland to recognise Palestine

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Rights group urges Ireland to recognise Palestine

Al-Haq sent a letter to the Irish leadership, urging them to ratify the Occupied Territories Bill and recognise Palestine as a state.

Hundreds protest in Iraq after attacks on activists

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Hundreds protest in Iraq after attacks on activists

Hundreds of protesters have blocked roads and bridges in the southern Iraqi city of Nasiriyah after one activist was kidnapped and another ...

Saudi king and heir at 'loggerheads' over Israel normalisation

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Saudi king and heir at 'loggerheads' over Israel normalisation

A recent report sheds light on a rift between Saudi Arabia’s royal father-son duo, who are deeply divided over whether the Kingdom should forge ...

Saudis outraged after news outlet marks Jewish holiday

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Saudis outraged after news outlet marks Jewish holiday

Social media users in Saudi Arabia were left outraged after semi-state owned platform Arab News appeared to indirectly support normalisation ...

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Gunmen kill three Palestinians 'metres from Israeli checkpoint'

Two women and one man were shot dead by a group of four unknown assailants just metres from the Container checkpoint near Bethlehem.

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Saudi press celebrates Israel-UAE-Bahrain normalisation agreement

Saudi Arabia's state-controlled media erupted in celebration of the normalisation agreement signing ceremony between Israel, UAE and Bahrain, ...

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Medical workers in UAE to use Chinese Covid-19 vaccine

The UAE has allowed the use of a Chinese-produced vaccine to tackle Covid-19, despite being tested only six-weeks ago.

Muhammad Shehada

The Saudi-UAE axis defeats Palestinians at the Arab League

Comment: The Saudi-Emirati alliance is at the heart of attempts to delegitimise the Palestinian cause and normalise Arab ties with Israel, ...

Doha talks could reshape Afghanistan, but peace not assured

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Doha talks could reshape Afghanistan, but peace not assured

US-backed talks between Afghanistan's government and the Taliban are major milestone in the 19-year conflict, but a peaceful outcome - or even a ...

Ali Adam

Facing mounting Arab indifference, Palestinians eye unity

With the Palestinian national movement facing an existential crisis, political factions have embarked on the long road to unity.

Australian women, children 'abducted' from Syria refugee camp: reports

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Australian women, children 'abducted' from Syria refugee camp: reports

A number of Australian women and children were forcibly removed from a Syrian camp housing the families of Islamic State fighters, Australian ...

Saudi Arabia struggles to turn page on Khashoggi's murder

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Saudi Arabia struggles to turn page on Khashoggi's murder

The latest ruling on the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi could continue to damage the reputation of Saudi Arabia on a global scale.

Sudan to ink 'final' peace deal with rebels: mediator

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Sudan to ink 'final' peace deal with rebels: mediator

Tut Gatluak, the head of the mediation team, said the final signing of the peace agreement would take place early next month.

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