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Vandals defaced the walls of a mosque in western France with Islamophobic graffiti two days ahead of the start of the holy month of Ramadan, local officials said Sunday.

Iran said that the "accident" at the Natanz nuclear facility was an "anti-nuclear terrorism".

Activists condemn Iranian academic for wanting to 'purge gays'

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Activists condemn Iranian academic for wanting to 'purge gays'

Academic and theatre director Ghotboddin Sadegh has come under fire after saying he wants to 'purge' a Tehran district from the LGBTQ+ community.

Lebanon civil war survivors say today's crisis even worse

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Lebanon civil war survivors say today's crisis even worse

Lebanon's worst economic crisis has brought survivors of the civil war (1975-1990) to express their urgent concerns at the dire situation.

Arab leaders pay tribute to Prince Philip

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Arab leaders pay tribute to Prince Philip

Leaders from across the Arab World offered their condolences to the Queen of the United Kingdom following the death of her husband Prince Philip ...

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Three Palestinian-Israeli men shot dead amid continuing crime wave

Three young men, all Palestinian citizens of Israel, were shot dead in two incidents on Friday evening amid a continuing crime wave in Israel's Palestinian community.

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German firms unveil lavish post-blast Beirut port plan

A plan to rebuild the Beirut port area that was devastated by an explosion has been presented by a German delegation.

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Whitewashing state racism: 40 years after the Brixton uprising

Comment: Today, just as in the 80s, communities of colour are being driven to protest, only to be met with a government that denies the ...

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Jay-Z under fire for Kenyan mosque T-shirt

Rapper Jay-Z has been criticised for wearing a T-shirt featuring an image of a famed Kenyan mosque.

Darfur governor says death toll in clashes now 132

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Darfur governor says death toll in clashes now 132

Intercommunal clashes between the Massalit and Arab communities in Sudan's Darfur region have now taken the lives of 132 people.

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Iraq charges five policemen following deadly suppression of protests

An Iraqi investigative committee has charged five policemen with unauthorised use of deadly force against protesters in Nasiriyah in February ...

Turkey rejects 'sofagate' criticism as 'unfair', blames EU

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Turkey rejects 'sofagate' criticism as 'unfair', blames EU

Turkish president Erdogan has come under fire for a seating mishap during his recent meeting with the EU. Now, his foreign minister, ...

UAE's Mohammed bin Zayed backs new Libyan government

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UAE's Mohammed bin Zayed backs new Libyan government

Mohammed bin Zayed received Libya's interim PM on Wednesday, with official media reporting that he backs the new unity government.

Polisario says police chief killed in Western Sahara

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Polisario says police chief killed in Western Sahara

The Polisario Front said its police chief was killed in the disputed Western Sahara region.

US agrees to move 'remaining combat troops' from Iraq

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US agrees to move 'remaining combat troops' from Iraq

The US agreed to remove all remaining combat forces from Iraq.

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US-Iraqi strategic dialogue begins amid pro-Iran militia threats

Pro-Iran Iraqi militias issued a statement threatening to resume attacks on US troops.

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China sentences Uighur ex-government officials to death for ‘separatism’

China has handed two Uighur former government officials death sentences for allegedly carrying out “separatist activities”.

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African bank funds Egypt train safety after deadly crash

The African Development Bank announced a loan of 145 million euros ($170 million) Tuesday to improve safety on Egypt's rail network.

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Iran government welcomes 'promising' US comments on sanctions

Iran says it finds comments made by US officials about lifting sanctions in order to return to the 2015 nuclear deal 'promising'.

Lebanon vaccine rollout neglects refugees, migrants: HRW

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Lebanon vaccine rollout neglects refugees, migrants: HRW

Lebanon's coronavirus vaccine rollout is at risk of marginalising refugees and migrant workers.

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Israeli forces kill Palestinian man in his car

Israeli forces shot at a car in East Jerusalem, killing the Palestinian driver and injuring his wife.

Beirut's blast-hit silos must be demolished, experts warn

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Beirut's blast-hit silos must be demolished, experts warn

A section of the grain silos that absorbed much of last year's Beirut port blast must be demolished to avoid collapse, experts warned in a ...

Search for survivors of Bangladesh ferry disaster called off

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Search for survivors of Bangladesh ferry disaster called off

Authorities have called off the search for survivors of a disastrous ferry accident in Bangladesh.

Expats struggle to get vaccines in Kuwait

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Expats struggle to get vaccines in Kuwait

Despite composing 70% of the population, foreigners in Kuwait struggle to get considered for vaccination.

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