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Doctors Without Borders [MSF] and local rights organisations condemned the recent shelling of a children's hospital by Houthi rebels in Taiz.

A mass killing and an attack on Kurdish political headquarters suggest ethno-sectarian tensions are flaring again, with many questioning whether Iraq can resolve such disputes under its current system.

Kazakhs despair for relatives missing in Xinjiang

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Kazakhs despair for relatives missing in Xinjiang

Hundreds of Kazakhs have been detained by Chinese authorities in Xinjiang.

Half of Trump voters believe QAnon conspiracy theory: poll

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Half of Trump voters believe QAnon conspiracy theory: poll

A new poll has revealed that only 17 percent of registered Trump voters don't believe in the QAnon conspiracy theory that has swept the United ...

Thousands of boys chained, tortured in Sudan Islamic schools

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Thousands of boys chained, tortured in Sudan Islamic schools

Boys as young as five-years-old have been found chained and tortured at Islamic schools in Sudan, a new BBC investigation reveals.

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Families hit by Trump’s Muslim ban speak out

Families forced apart by Donald Trump’s ban on citizens of Muslim countries travelling to the US have spoken out about their suffering

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Suspect in French teacher beheading was Chechen, 18

The suspect who is believed to have beheaded a headteacher who had shown his students cartoons of the prophet Mohammed was an 18-year-old born ...

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Iran condemns new stray fire from Armenia Azerbaijan fighting

The fighting between Azerbaijan and Armenia over the Nagorno-Karabakh region has repeatedly strayed across the border to Iran.

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Ousted Algeria president's 'secret child' jailed for graft

Bouteflika's 'secret child' Zoulikha Nachinache has been jailed for graft.

Ousted Algeria president's 'secret <em>child</em>' jailed for graft

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Ousted Algeria president's 'secret child' jailed for graft

An Algerian businesswoman who is allegedly the daughter of ousted president Abdelaziz Bouteflika was sentenced to 12 years in prison over ...

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At least 30,000 girls forced into marriage in Iran

Masoumeh Ebtekar criticised the government after saying at least 30,000 girls under the age of 14 are forced into marriage every year.

Yemeni man goes on rampage killing 14 family members

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Yemeni man goes on rampage killing 14 family members

At least 12 people were killed after a man went on a rampage in Yemen's al-Bayda province on Monday, according to local reports.

HTS kill 13 ‘IS-affiliated militants' in northern Syria

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HTS kill 13 ‘IS-affiliated militants' in northern Syria

An HTS-affiliated security force says it has killed 13 Islamic State militants in the village of Tal’ada in Idlib province, while local people ...

The heavy toll of coronavirus on Iraq's displaced

Sofia Nitti

The heavy toll of coronavirus on Iraq's displaced

The pandemic has exacerbated a mental health crisis for internally displaced people in Iraq.

The UN's existential crisis

Shashi Tharoor

The UN's existential crisis

Comment: Covid-19 was an opportunity for UN multilateralism to shine. Instead it reveled the disturbing fragility of the UN's founding ...

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Iran warns Armenia, Azerbaijan against border intrusions

Tehran has offered to facilitate peace negotiations between rivals Azerbaijan and Armenia, both of which share borders with Iran.

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Yemen in Focus: Soon-to-be-released detainees dying in Houthi prisons

This week we focus on abductees dying in Houthi prisons, a damning UN report revealing grave violations against children and more.

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Australian handed three-year sentence for attacking pregnant Muslim woman

The victim’s family fear the perpetrator's return to Australia’s streets within two years will be a 'safety hazard' for the Muslim community.

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Iraqi father faces militia as he seeks missing son

Jasb’s father has been searching for justice that has run repeatedly against one major obstacle: the increasing helplessness of Iraq’s ...

Saudi Arabia recruited children for Yemen war: report

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Saudi Arabia recruited children for Yemen war: report

Families of child soldiers reported being targeted by Saudi-led forces due to their dire economic situation.

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New report on Yemen underscores ‘grave violations against children’

Children in Yemen are in "grave danger" according to the findings of a new report by a UN group, and charities are voicing serious concerns ...

Muhammed Al-Durrah's father breaks silence on normalisation

Diana Alghoul

Muhammed Al-Durrah's father breaks silence on normalisation

Muhammad Al-Durrah's father spoke out against the UAE normalisation deal, 20 years after his son was shot dead by Israeli forces.

Dozens killed as Armenia-Azerbaijan fighting enters second day

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Dozens killed as Armenia-Azerbaijan fighting enters second day

Dozens have been killed in clashes between Armenia-Azerbaijan, reports confirmed, as the fighting entered its second day.

Clashes between Azerbaijan, Armenia leave at least 23 dead

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Clashes between Azerbaijan, Armenia leave at least 23 dead

Clashes between Azerbaijan and Armenia over the disputed Nagorny Karabakh region have claimed at least 23 lives, as Turkey vowed to support ...

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