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Analysis: With Greece seeking a more active role from Biden in the Aegean Sea, Turkey could find itself constrained by the president-elect.

Social media users were left outraged after an official Israeli account posted an image of Egyptian singer Mohamed Ramadan with Israel's Omer Adam.

First Friday prayers in decades held in Azerbaijan's Shusha

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First Friday prayers in decades held in Azerbaijan's Shusha

Uniformed Azerbaijani soldiers in Shusha participated in the city's first Friday prayers in nearly three decades, after an agreement brought an end to fighting.

Pakistan congratulates Azerbaijan on Nagorno-Karabakh 'liberation'

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Pakistan congratulates Azerbaijan on Nagorno-Karabakh 'liberation'

A Russian-brokered deal to end recent fighting in the contested region handed clear gains to Azerbaijan.

Jordan reports poor turnout for election amid peak Covid-19

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Jordan reports poor turnout for election amid peak Covid-19

The elections took place amid the peak of Covid-19 in the kingdom.

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Azerbaijan leader meets senior Turkish delegation following peace deal

The meeting comes after Russia,Azerbaijan and Armenia signed a tentative peace deal amid protests.

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Russian peacekeepers head to Nagorno-Karabakh after peace deal

The Moscow-brokered agreement came after a string of Azerbaijani victories in its fight to retake the ethnic Armenian enclave.

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Biden begins transition as Trump refuses to concede

US President-elect Joe Biden took the first steps Sunday towards moving into the White House in 73 days, as Donald Trump again refused to admit ...

Zainab Mehdi

Amman's unique jazz festival improvises with virtual celebrations

This year's Amman Jazz Festival is forgoing international performers and showcasing local talent in a variety of genres, with festivities taking ...

Algerians will never forget their revolutionary martyrs

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Algerians will never forget their revolutionary martyrs

Comment: This 1 November, Algerians remember their anti-colonial struggle as they stand defiant against a regime that is far from achieving the ...

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Turkey detains IS suspects for 'preparing attacks'

Seven Islamic State suspects accused of planning attacks in Turkey were detained by security forces on Tuesday.

Emirati royal invites Israeli singer to his Dubai home

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Emirati royal invites Israeli singer to his Dubai home

Omer Adam was invited to perform at a synagogue in Dubai to celebrate a Jewish holiday.

Pilgrims to converge on Senegal's holy city despite virus

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Pilgrims to converge on Senegal's holy city despite virus

This year's Magal, a mass religious festival of a powerful Sufi Muslim order, has raised fears of a potential superspreader event in Senegal's ...

Egypt set for protests after young man's killing

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Egypt set for protests after young man's killing

The death of Egyptian Owais al-Rawi has drawn comparisons to the killing of George Floyd and sparked calls for protests.

Saudi dissidents launch new opposition party amid repression

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Saudi dissidents launch new opposition party amid repression

A group of Saudi dissidents exiled abroad have announced the launch of a new opposition party amid a continued crackdown on freedom of ...

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UAE could secure US F-35 deal by December

Israelis have opposed the UAE's planned purchase of cutting-edge fighter jets from the US.

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Israel braces for second coronavirus lockdown

Israelis are getting ready for a second coronavirus lockdown, which comes during new year celebrations

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The return of Algeria's Hirak protest movement

The Algerian leadership has proved incapable of addressing people's grievances, instead ramping up its repression of political opponents.

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Palestinians to mourn Washington signing as 'black day'

Mainstream Palestinian Authority (PA) and Islamist movement Hamas have condemned the US-brokered accords as a "stab in the back" of their people.

Istanbul introduces limits to gatherings as coronavirus spreads

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Istanbul introduces limits to gatherings as coronavirus spreads

Turkey reimposed new restrictions in Istanbul after an increase in the number of coronavirus cases, authorities said.

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Police detain alleged IS commander in Turkey

Turkey's police said they have arrested the "so-called emir" of the terrorist Islamic State group.

Turkey detains IS suspect planning 'sensational' attack

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Turkey detains IS suspect planning 'sensational' attack

Turkish police arrested a suspected IS militant who they said had illegally crossed into the country from Syria to plan an attack in Istanbul.

Diplomats moved into lockdown as rockets strike Afghan's capital

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Diplomats moved into lockdown as rockets strike Afghan's capital

Embassies in Kabul went into lockdown on Tuesday after multiple rockets hit the capital.

India's Modi launches Hindu temple on Kashmir anniversary

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India's Modi launches Hindu temple on Kashmir anniversary

India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched the construction of a new Hindu temple at a contested religious site with a history of deadly ...

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