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'We are there in Lebanon because of eternal brotherhood ties, not to have our picture taken or parade in front of the cameras as some do,' the Turkish president said.

The newly revealed documents show how Israeli officials proposed offering Palestinians money to 'relocate' to the South American country.

Myanmar bars Rohingya candidate from election

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Myanmar bars Rohingya candidate from election

Rohingya Muslim candidate Abdul Rasheed has been barred from standing in Myanmar's upcoming election.

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 ...

Iran abducted exiled opponent while in Dubai, family says

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Iran abducted exiled opponent while in Dubai, family says

Jamshid Sharmahd, a member of a militant Iranian opposition group, appears to have been taken from Dubai to Oman and then onwards to Iran.

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Former Saudi finance minister imprisoned after tweet mourning dissident

The son of former Saudi deputy Finance Minister and writer Abdulaziz Al-Dakhil revealed that his father is currently being detained by authorities in a prison south of the kingdom's capital.

Jillian Kestler-D'Amours

Stranded in Syria: The plight of Canada's abandoned citizens

Canadians suspected of supporting the Islamic State group and their families are languishing in displacement camps in northeast Syria.

Danya Hajjaji

Three Saudi men arrested over tweets mourning late dissident

Three men were arrested in Saudi Arabia after posting tweets mourning activist Abdullah Al-Hamid, who died in detention in April.

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China slams Britain's comments on Uighurs as 'slander'

Exiled Uighurs this month called for the International Criminal Court in the Hague to investigate China for genocide and crimes against humanity.

Charity slams UK 'inaction' on orphans stranded in Syria

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Charity slams UK 'inaction' on orphans stranded in Syria

The UK government has reportedly rebuffed demands for information on when stranded children will be repatriated.

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Greece extends coronavirus lockdown in refugee camps again

Greece on Saturday announced a new extension to a coronavirus lockdown in its overcrowded refugee camps as cases of the disease increased.

Turkey sent 3,500 Syrian fighters to Libya -US report

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Turkey sent 3,500 Syrian fighters to Libya -US report

The US Defence Department says that Turkey sent up to 3,800 paid Syrian fighters to fight for the Libyan government, while Russia sent thousands ...

Saudi government linked to threats against ex-FBI agent

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Saudi government linked to threats against ex-FBI agent

A recent report links Saudi Arabia to a cyber campaign targeting a prominent US-based critic who lead investigations into 9/11 attacks carried ...

Israeli court upholds conviction of Palestinian cleric Raed Salah

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Israeli court upholds conviction of Palestinian cleric Raed Salah

On Thursday, he made his first public appearance in three years as he addressed reporters gathered outside Haifa District Court, following his ...

Shamima Begum allowed UK return for <em>citizenship</em> battle

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Shamima Begum allowed UK return for citizenship battle

The ruling in her favour means Begum could appear before a court in London, despite UK authorities continuously declaring they would not help ...

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HTS releases British-born aid worker captured in Syria's Idlib

Idlib's ruling faction Hayat Tahrir al-Sham (HTS) has released aid worker Tauqir Sharif after he was captured and imprisoned in June, local media has reported.

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Foreign workers struggle to return to UAE amid virus

Despite plans to return an estimated 200,000 people to the UAE, the rules remain unclear, and many have had their applications rejected.

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Palestinians 'arrested for backing annexation' on Israeli TV

The Palestinian Authority has arrested several people who said they would favour Israeli annexations in parts of the West Bank, corroborating ...

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Ghosn 'aiding' those who helped him flee to Lebanon

In a televised interview that aired late on Saturday, Ghosn confirmed that he is aiding those who helped smuggle him out of Japan.

Sudan repeals death penalty for apostasy, allows alcohol

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Sudan repeals death penalty for apostasy, allows alcohol

A ban on Female Genital Mutilation [FGM], repealing the death penalty for apostasy and allowing the drinking of alcohol are among a set of ...

James Snell

What patchy sanctions tell us about Raab's post-Brexit priorities

Comment: UK sanctions on Saudi and Russian individuals are encouraging but will do little to the punish the regimes that allowed these abuses to ...

American student released after 486 days in Egyptian prison

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American student released after 486 days in Egyptian prison

An American student in Egypt has been released after spending over a year in prison after months of pressure from the Trump department.

Turkey: pilots, others, on trial for helping Ghosn escape

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Turkey: pilots, others, on trial for helping Ghosn escape

The two flight attendants face a one-year prison term each if convicted of not reporting a crime.

What defunding police can mean for US foreign policy

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What defunding police can mean for US foreign policy

Comment: Given the increasingly apparent entanglements between overseas war and domestic policing, defunding police could be the foundation for ...

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