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Coronavirus and tumbling oil revenues have affected Algeria's economy.

Michel Aoun has revealed that he knew about the huge stockpile of ammonium nitrate at the port last month.

UNIFIL assessment of damage at Beirut blast site

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UNIFIL assessment of damage at Beirut blast site

Technical experts at the United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon are assessing the damages of the Beirut port explosion.

Israeli official says Lebanon blast a 'gift from God'

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Israeli official says Lebanon blast a 'gift from God'

In a Facebook post responding to the devastating Beirut blast, former Israeli MK Moshe Feiglin said the incident was a 'gift from God'.

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 ...

Mobashra Tazamal

Now you're listening, Biden, here's what Muslim Americans want

Comment: It's easy for Biden oppose Trump's racist rhetoric, but the real test lies in whether he can meaningfully engage with the Muslim American community, writes Mobashra Tazamal.

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Netanyahu warns Hezbollah after Israeli strike in Syria

The Israeli military struck targets in Syria after it said militants tried to plant explosives in the Israeli-controlled Golan Heights.

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Desperation, misery in Kashmir a year after Indian clampdown

India has reimposed a curfew on the Muslim-majority region ahead of the first anniversary of the decision to strip Kashmir of its autonomy.

Rami G. Khouri

To fix Arab societies, just listen to Arab citizens

Comment: International actors like the UN who want to help should listen more earnestly to what Arab men, women, and desperate youth have been ...

Jordan king announces nationwide election for 10 November

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Jordan king announces nationwide election for 10 November

Jordanians will go to the polls on 10 November for parliamentary elections.

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Explosions target two Iraqi bases, in latest rocket attacks

Rockets hit the Al-Taji and Speicher bases again on Monday evening.

Lebanon Central Bank governor responds to inflated assets accusations

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Lebanon Central Bank governor responds to inflated assets accusations

Riad Salameh denied recent accusations of intentionally concealing the central bank's losses, after being charged with "undermining the ...

Iran says passengers can sue US for endangering flight

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Iran says passengers can sue US for endangering flight

Iran has lodged a complaint with the ICAO and plans to submit a protest letter to the UN Security Council and secretary general.

Iran protests US jet approach at UN

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Iran protests US jet approach at UN

Protests have been lodged with the International Civil Aviation Organization - a UN agency - and the Swiss embassy in Tehran that ...

How TikTok became Egypt's latest battleground against women

Florence Dixon

How TikTok became Egypt's latest battleground against women

A crackdown on Egypt's 'TikTok girls' highlights who really matters in the eyes of the law. But it also shows their power, or at least, their ...

Yousra Samir Imran

Harrowing honour killing in Jordan sparks movement for justice

The brutal murder of a Jordanian woman by her father has put domestic violence under the spotlight.

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House votes to repeal Trump's 'anti-Muslim' travel ban

The measure targeting the 'Muslim ban' is seen as a symbolic victory as it is highly unlikely to advance in the Senate.

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Qatar Airways seeks $5bn compensation over airspace closure

"These measures specifically targeted Qatar Airways, with the objective of shuttering Qatar Airways' local operations."

Khaled A. Beydoun

Just Do It: Stop forced Uighur labour in China

Comment: American consumers must use the power of the purse to protest the use of Uighur labour in the supply chains of global brands, writes ...

Saudi journalist dies after prison release over unnamed 'disease'

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Saudi journalist dies after prison release over unnamed 'disease'

Saleh Al-Shehi, who was detained for his criticism of the Saudi state, was released from prison in May but died shortly after.

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UN agency: Tanker 'hijacked' off UAE now in Iran

The International Labor Organization said that the MT Gulf Sky was hijacked July 5, citing its captain.

In Libya's war, where is the UK?

Jonathan Fenton-Harvey

In Libya's war, where is the UK?

Comment: For all its talk about human rights, the UK has been decidedly absent in supporting a stable solution for Libya that would favour the ...

Sri Lanka must end forced cremation of Muslims

Tasnim Nazeer

Sri Lanka must end forced cremation of Muslims

Comment: Sri Lanka's policy of compulsory cremation for victims of coronavirus is an assault on the religious burial rites of its minority ...

Tanker off UAE sought by US was 'hijacked'

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Tanker off UAE sought by US was 'hijacked'

An oil tanker that reportedly launched into sea despite US sanctions on Iran has reportedly been 'hijacked'.

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