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Scribbled signatures from his pen on Wednesday lifted an entry ban for people from many majority Muslim nations and halted construction of Trump's border wall with Mexico.

The Ocean Viking is currently the only NGO rescue vessel operating in the area.

UN: Violence in Sudan's Darfur killed 250, displaced 100,000

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UN: Violence in Sudan's Darfur killed 250, displaced 100,000

More than 100,000 people have been displaced since fighting erupted earlier this month.

Pandemic forces Jordanian <em>children</em> into labour market

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Pandemic forces Jordanian children into labour market

Schools have been closed for nearly a year in Jordan, forcing many children into the labour market prematurely.

Egypt buries a decade of hope and tyranny

Sam Hamad

Egypt buries a decade of hope and tyranny

Comment: Sisi has all but extinguished Egyptian dissent. Whether a new US president can force him into reforms he doesn't want to make remains ...

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Tunisia mothers decry wave of 'arbitrary' arrests after unrest

"Some were arrested without even having taken part in the demonstrations," said Bassem Trifi of the Tunisian League of Human Rights.

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Israeli strikes kill 4 civilians in Syria: state media

"The Israeli aggression resulted in the martyrdom of a family, including a father, mother and two children"

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Biden orders masks, travel clampdown in war on Covid

New US President Joe Biden got to work on tackling the coronavirus pandemic on his first full day in power.

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12 murdered in Syria camp in two weeks: UN

Twelve murders took place in just over two weeks at a displaced camp in northeast Syria.

10 more bodies found in Libya mass grave

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10 more bodies found in Libya mass grave

Ten more bodies were found in mass graves in war-torn Libya, the country's UN-recognised government said.

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MidEast experts explore challenges facing Biden in new book

'Biden and The Middle East: A Challenging Road Ahead' was launched online on Tuesday,

Turkey on charm offensive to ease tensions with EU

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Turkey on charm offensive to ease tensions with EU

Mevlut Cavusoglu and Josep Borrell have met to discuss Turkey's EU membership and issues related to the eastern Mediterranean.

Mosul: A wounded city trying to heal

Sylvain Mercadier

Mosul: A wounded city trying to heal

In-depth: Iraq's second largest city remains scarred by the war against the Islamic State. Although peace has returned, much of Mosul still lies ...

Biden bets big on immigration changes in opening move

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Biden bets big on immigration changes in opening move

In his first day in office, President Biden has overturned the unpopular ban on immigration from Muslim majority countries.

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UN announces talks on new Syria constitution

Geir Pedersen has announced that the Constitutional Committee will resume talks in an effort to find a political solution to the crisis in Syria.

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Palestinian Jerusalemites mourn Aqsa 'cat man' following Covid-19 death

Palestinians are mourning Ghassan Younes, a man who used to travel to Jerusalem five days a week to feed cats, after he died of coronavirus

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'Pray' for Biden team, says Trump on last day

Outgoing President Donald Trump for the first time wished success to President-elect Joe Biden's incoming administration.

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US declares China committing 'genocide' against Uighurs

The US declared that China is carrying out genocide against Uighurs and other mostly Muslim groups.

Thousands of Syrian refugees affected as storms hit camps

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Thousands of Syrian refugees affected as storms hit camps

A child has been killed and tens of thousands of refugees in Lebanon and northern Syria are at risk as winter storms and floods hit makeshift ...

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Sudan troops deployed in Darfur after clashes kill 155

A heavy Sudanese troop presence helped restore calm Tuesday in the Darfur region, after three days of inter-ethnic violence claimed at least 155 ...

Muslim ban-afflicted mothers wait for Biden to see <em>children</em>

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Muslim ban-afflicted mothers wait for Biden to see children

Mothers who come from countries that are on Trump's Muslim ban list are counting down the days until Joe Biden becomes president to see their ...

Meagre food ration parcels make for a Dickensian reality

Malia Bouattia

Meagre food ration parcels make for a Dickensian reality

Comment: The shameful food parcels handed out to needy parents show once again how a privatised pandemic response puts profit over people, ...

Riyadh appeals court slashes sentence of US-Saudi doctor

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Riyadh appeals court slashes sentence of US-Saudi doctor

Walid al-Fitaihi, a prominent US-Saudi doctor and motivational speaker, will no longer serve time in prison. Last month, he was sentenced to six ...

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