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An Indian intelligence report claims a militant cell supported by Iran's Revolutionary Guards' Corps was behind the explosion.

Fresh bloodshed in Myanmar as UN set to meet

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Fresh bloodshed in Myanmar as UN set to meet

The violence has brought condemnation from around the world.

Who are Libya's new leaders?

Jalel Harchaoui

Who are Libya's new leaders?

The long read: Jalel Harchaoui dissects the fluid alliances and histories behind the new characters on Libya's political scene, as the country ...

US hopes Iran will 'engage' after Europeans drop censure

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US hopes Iran will 'engage' after Europeans drop censure

State Department spokesman Ned Price said the United States was "pleased" that the Europeans withdrew a plan to censure Iran at the ...

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Russia blocking 'accountability' on Syria chemical weapons: US

In her first Security Council meeting, Linda Thomas, Washington's new UN envoy, said Russia was blocking "all efforts to pursue accountability" against the Assad regime over its chemical weapons use.

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Berlin calls in Moroccan ambassador over diplomatic tensions

Berlin called in the Moroccan ambassador in Berlin for 'urgent' talks, after Rabat said it had suspended contacts with Germany's ...

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Ireland to reopen embassy in Iran by 2023

The reopening is part of the Global Ireland initiative to increase the country's global impact.

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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.

Taiwanese student in Turkey develops Muslim prayer app

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Taiwanese student in Turkey develops Muslim prayer app

The app allows Muslim worshippers to invite friends to pray with them.

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US pressed to enforce Al Jazeera foreign agent ruling

The pro-Israel Lawfare Project has called on the Department of Justice to force AJ+ to register as a foreign agent.

US <em>ambassador</em> to UN demands information on Syria detainees

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US ambassador to UN demands information on Syria detainees

The US ambassador to the UN demanded that Syria publicise the status of detainees.

Iraq gets first shipment vaccine from China

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Iraq gets first shipment vaccine from China

Iraq on Tuesday received 50,000 Sinopharm vaccines donated by China.

Saudi envoy disputes crown prince role in Khashoggi killing

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Saudi envoy disputes crown prince role in Khashoggi killing

Saudi Arabia’s U.N. ambassador disputed the U.S. intelligence report which concluded that the Saudi crown prince approved an operation ...

Verbatim transcript of Syrian Koblenz trial is a must

Mansour Omari

Verbatim transcript of Syrian Koblenz trial is a must

Comment: The Koblenz trial is of national interest to Germany. Denying that, is to also deny Syrians a valuable, formal archive of Assad's ...

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Turkish court clears actors of 'insulting' Erdogan

Famous actors Mujdat Gezen and Metin Akpinar got acquitted by an Istanbul court over 'insulting' Turkish president Erdogan

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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 ...

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Pope's upcoming Iraq trip 'dangerous', says Benedict XVI

Former Pope Benedict XVI warned that his successor Pope Francis' visit to Iraq was "dangerous" because of security and coronavirus concerns

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US envoy in Kabul to revive peace process

US special Zalmay Khalilzad envoy is in Afghanistan in order to talk about the US troops withdrawal and revive the stalling peace process

Papal visit to Iraq to go ahead despite concerns

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Papal visit to Iraq to go ahead despite concerns

The 84-year-old pope will make his first visit to the country despite being in to coronavirus age risk group.

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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.

Turkey protests to Iran envoy in Iraq row

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Turkey protests to Iran envoy in Iraq row

Iran and Turkey are rivals in several parts of the Middle East and Central Asia but both have carried out operations against Kurdish militants ...

Experts voice concern over pope trip to Iraq

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Experts voice concern over pope trip to Iraq

The March 5-8 trip is expected to provide a sorely-needed spiritual boost to Iraq's beleaguered Christians while furthering the Vatican's ...

Celebrated Turkish actor risks jail over Erdogan 'insult'

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Celebrated Turkish actor risks jail over Erdogan 'insult'

Acclaimed Turkish writer and actor Mujdat Gezen, 77, risks returning to jail on charges of insulting Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.

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