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The fire on Saturday night tore through the tented shelters of some 75 families near the town of Bhanine in the north Lebanon Miniyeh region, leaving only a charred wasteland.

A camp has been set alight in Lebanon following a fight between two members and a Lebanese family.

'Keep up the fight', urges sister of Tunisia's Bouazizi

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'Keep up the fight', urges sister of Tunisia's Bouazizi

Mohamed Bouazizi doused himself in petrol and set himself alight a decade ago, triggering a string of historic protests across the Arab world.

Alleged IS executioner arrested at Greek refugee camp

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Alleged IS executioner arrested at Greek refugee camp

The 27-year-old Syrian has been charged with membership in a terrorist organisation and complicity to murder.

Football coaches arrested for 'refusing promotion of official's son'

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Football coaches arrested for 'refusing promotion of official's son'

Three coaches in Egypt were arrested for refusing a request from an advisor to the Court of Appeal to move his son from reserve to the first ...

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Catholic NGO boss accused of racist abuse in Sudan

The former boss of Catholic Relief Service in Sudan was arrested following an altercation in which he called a security guard a 'slave'.

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US troops injured in altercation with Russia in Syria

Russian and American troops have clashed several times in northern Syria.

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Black man shot by US police 'permanently paralyzed': family

The incident was the most recent in a series of allegedly unjustified police shootings and killings of African Americans that have sparked ...

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Contractor death raises concerns about US conduct in Iraq

An American contractor died during an altercation with US Marines in Iraq, prompting a trial.

Morocco arrests journalist over 'drunk' argument after spying claims

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Morocco arrests journalist over 'drunk' argument after spying claims

Omar Radi, who Amnesty had previously warned was targeted by Israeli spyware but accused by authorities of being a 'foreign spy', was arrested ...

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Turkey man killed in fight 'over call to prayer'

The stabbing was initially thought to be a hate crime.

10 arrested at protest over killing of Palestinian-Israeli

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10 arrested at protest over killing of Palestinian-Israeli

A demonstration was held prior to the funeral of a young Palestinian-Israeli man with mental health issues who was shot outside a hospital near ...

Palestinian-Israeli 'suffering from mental issues' shot outside hospital

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Palestinian-Israeli 'suffering from mental issues' shot outside hospital

Palestinian-Israeli Mustafa Yunis was shot by security guards after he pulled out a knife outside the hospital.

Two arrested for shooting death of unarmed black jogger

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Two arrested for shooting death of unarmed black jogger

The two men who allegedly shot Ahmaud Arbery, 25, as he jogged through his neighbourhood in Georgia have been arrested.

US Muslims demand justice over shooting of black jogger

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US Muslims demand justice over shooting of black jogger

A leading American Muslim civil rights group has called for the immediate arrest of two men who allegedly shot Ahmaud Arbery, 25, as he jogged ...

Anu Shukla

Coronavirus 'inching closer' to inmates at Iranian prison

The British Foreign and Commonwealth Office is calling on the Iranian government to immediately allow health professionals into Evin prison to assess the situation of British-Iranian dual nationals there.

The New Arab & agencies

Macron 'didn't apologise' for shouting at Israeli security

French President Emmanuel Macron engaged in a heated argument with Israeli security on a visit to Jerusalem's Old City.

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Israeli troops shoot dead 3 Palestinians along Gaza border

Three Palestinians were shot dead by Israeli security forces on Tuesday after allegedly attempting to cross the border from Gaza.

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Israeli forces arrest Palestinian woman over 'attempted stabbing'

A Palestinian woman in her 50s was arrested after allegedly threatened to stab police in Jerusalem, while a Palestinian youth was arrested after ...

British pair arrested over assault that hospitalised Muslim schoolgirl

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British pair arrested over assault that hospitalised Muslim schoolgirl

South Yorkshire police confirmed they arrested a man and woman linked to a horrific assault on a headscarf-wearing schoolgirl on a bus in ...

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Detained Lebanese protester released after 'harassment' outrage

Lebanese protesters decried Dana Hamoud's detention as 'arbitrary'.

Violent scuffles mar peaceful protests in Beirut

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Violent scuffles mar peaceful protests in Beirut

Last Friday saw violent scuffles at Riad al-Solh Square, in central Beirut, after a group of Hezbollah supporters attacked protesters chanting ...

Murder of Moroccan expat sparks outrage in Saudi Arabia

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Murder of Moroccan expat sparks outrage in Saudi Arabia

The murder of a Moroccan expat who worked as a personal trainer at an exclusive sports club in Riyadh has sparked outrage in Saudi Arabia.

Off-duty police officer shoots dead Ethiopian-Israeli teenager

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Off-duty police officer shoots dead Ethiopian-Israeli teenager

An off-duty Israeli police officer has been arrested after he shot dead an Ethiopian-Israeli teenager, the Justice Ministry's Police Internal ...

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