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Analysis: With Western powers sidelined, Russia and Turkey have emerged as dominant powerbrokers in the conflict between Armenia and Azerbaijan.

Wednesday's attack in Jeddah left at least two people wounded, including a Greek policeman and a Saudi official.

Fire erupts at Greek migrant camp on Samos

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Fire erupts at Greek migrant camp on Samos

A fire at a Samos, an overcrowded migrant camp has destroyed tents.

Man lynched for alleged desecration of Koran in Bangladesh

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Man lynched for alleged desecration of Koran in Bangladesh

Hundreds of people in the Bangladeshi town of Burimari have beaten a man to death after he allegedly stepped on a Koran in a mosque, police have ...

Quran students killed in blast at Pakistan religious school

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Quran students killed in blast at Pakistan religious school

A bomb attack on a Quran study class killed at least seven students in Pakistan, reports confirmed.

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'Reclaimed ruins': Azerbaijan shows off Karabakh conquests

"If they don't leave on their own, we'll chase them out like dogs," President Ilham Aliyev said on the eve of a new ceasefire on Sunday.

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Syria fires ravage livelihoods ahead of harvest

Sweeping forest fires ravaged parts of Syria over the weekend, deeply impacting thousands of locals.

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Algeria sentences activist to 10 years for ‘inciting atheism’

A court in Algeria has sentenced an anti-government activist to 10 years in prison for ‘inciting atheism’ after a Koran with a page ripped out ...

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Anger after young Algerian woman murdered in 'revenge killing'

Chaima, a 19-year-old woman, was brutally murdered after Algeria's security agencies failed to provide adequate victim protection, critics said.

Death toll rises in Karabakh clashes

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Death toll rises in Karabakh clashes

Yerevan and Baku have been locked in a territorial dispute over the ethnic Armenian region of Nagorny Karabakh for decades, with deadly fighting ...

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Lebanese teenager 'handcuffed, set on fire' in horrific killing

The killing of a 14-year-old believed to have been taken hostage, handcuffed and "soaked in a gallon of petrol" before being set alight, has ...

Greece races to shelter migrants after Lesbos camp fire

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Greece races to shelter migrants after Lesbos camp fire

Fires on the Greek island destroyed a camp hosting more than 10,000 asylum seekers, but locals oppose the construction of new tents or camps for ...

Greece's main migrant camp gutted by huge blaze

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Greece's main migrant camp gutted by huge blaze

Migrants in the camp have endured months of lockdowns as a result of the coronavirus pandemic, with access severely restricted.

Bangladesh mosque gas explosion toll rises to 24

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Bangladesh mosque gas explosion toll rises to 24

Burnt worshippers reportedly threw themselves into an open sewer next to the mosque to escape the flames.

Islamophobic Danish leader banned from Sweden

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Islamophobic Danish leader banned from Sweden

Rasmus Paludan has been banned from Sweden for two years.

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Mali wakes up to military rule after president resigns

Malian President Boubacar Keita resigned from office after a military coup.

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Beirut blast conspiracy theories flood social media

Within hours of the Beirut mega-blast, conspiracy theories on what caused the disaster in the Lebanese capital spread like wildfire on social ...

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The Iraq Report: Support for Iran evaporates

As temperatures soar in Iraq, violence against protesters returns despite promises of reconciliation by the new PM, while Iran's role in the ...

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Two anti-government protesters killed by police in Baghdad

Iraqi security forces killed two protesters taking part in demonstrations on Monday, local reports confirmed.

Black waters: Oil spills pollute northeast Syria creeks

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Black waters: Oil spills pollute northeast Syria creeks

Oil pollution in Syria has been a growing concern since the 2011 onset of the civil war.

Jan-Peter Westad

'We must not forget': Remembering the Srebrenica genocide

Twenty-five years on, survivors of the Srebrenica massacre are fighting to ensure that the genocide is not forgotten.

Saudi coalition airstrike 'kills' 13 civilians in Yemen

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Saudi coalition airstrike 'kills' 13 civilians in Yemen

The Houthi-run Health Ministry identified 11 victims, while two bodies were reportedly burnt beyond recognition.

Jihadists kill dozens in Nigeria attacks: local sources

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Jihadists kill dozens in Nigeria attacks: local sources

Inhabitants of remote Goni Usmanti village said fighters gunned down 38 people in a raid on Saturday and set a truck ablaze killing an unknown ...

Theft behind Saudi mosques' recent hefty electricity bills

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Theft behind Saudi mosques' recent hefty electricity bills

Saudi mosques are being given hefty electricity bills due to theft.

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