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Fighting has broken out in Azerbaijan’s breakaway region of Nagorny-Karabakh, which is controlled by Armenian separatists, and both sides say civilians have been killed.

The clashes broke out late Thursday between two militias loyal to the Tripoli-based and UN-recognised Government of National Accord, with the cause unclear.

Sudan court jails 6 more artists for 'public nuisance'

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Sudan court jails 6 more artists for 'public nuisance'

Nearly a dozen artists have been arrested in a case that has drawn international condemnation and raised concerns over Sudan's fledgling transition to democracy.

Explosions and gunfire over Tripoli

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Explosions and gunfire over Tripoli

Conflict in western Libya continues as factions grapple for power.

16 drown in migrant shipwreck off Libya coast

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16 drown in migrant shipwreck off Libya coast

Nearly two dozen migrants who had been fleeing the war-torn country died after the boat carrying them capsized.

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UK government accused of enabling Saudi warfare in Yemen

British MPs have urged the UK government to stop selling weapons to Saudi Arabia, accusing Downing Street of enabling the conflict and humanitarian crisis in Yemen.

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IMF to monitor Sudan economic reform programme

Sudan reached out to the IMF staff to monitor its reform to establish a "strong track record" of policy and reform implementation – a key ...

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Syria's HTS 'renounces' use of suicide car bombings

HTS have used bomb-laden vehicles to target regime positions.

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Biden and global Islamophobia

Comment: Biden must prove his credentials counteracting Islamophobia within his own party, but also as a president who can confront a global ...

Any Iran deal must preserve nuclear non-proliferation, Saudi says

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Any Iran deal must preserve nuclear non-proliferation, Saudi says

Concerns are rising over Saudi Arabia's own nuclear programme, which could reportedly produce over 90,000 tonnes of uranium from three deposits.

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US seeks breakthrough on Sudan before election

The US is looking to make a timely diplomatic breakthrough with Sudan, as the Arab state seeks to be removed from America's blacklist of state ...

UN warns of possible 'war crimes' in Turkish-controlled Syria

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UN warns of possible 'war crimes' in Turkish-controlled Syria

Michelle Bachelet, the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, said the situation in areas of northern Syria controlled by Turkey was ...

Will Sudan's historic deal with rebels finally bring peace?

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Will Sudan's historic deal with rebels finally bring peace?

The peace agreement to end devastating wars in Darfur, South Kordofan and Blue Nile could be a key turning point in Sudan's democratic ...

Saudi Arabia has enough uranium for nuclear fuel: report

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Saudi Arabia has enough uranium for nuclear fuel: report

Experts fear the Kingdom could move forward with a nuclear weapons programme.

Sudan's democratic transition still at risk of counter-revolutionary meddling

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Sudan's democratic transition still at risk of counter-revolutionary meddling

Comment: The reforms enacted in Sudan do not represent the immediate demands of protesters, and instead signal interference of UAE as a ...

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Syrian gravedigger reveals details of 'Nazi-like' regime mass killings

A former gravedigger has given a German court horrifying details about the burial of tens of thousands of Assad regime torture victims in mass graves around Damascus.

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Libya east government head hands in resignation after protests

The head of Libya's parallel government installed in the country's east has handed in his resignation following street protests against ...

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Explosion in Tehran province kills 1, damages buildings: media

The explosion at a battery workshop near Tehran is the latest in a series of fires and blasts to hit Iran in recent months.

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Israel fires missiles at targets near Syria's Aleppo

Reports of Israeli attacks on Aleppo, the country’s second-largest city, located north of Syria and close to the Turkish border, are rare.

Abu Dhabi instructs all hotels to offer kosher meals

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Abu Dhabi instructs all hotels to offer kosher meals

The Abu Dhabi Department of Culture and Tourism has 'advised' hotels on Tuesday to offer kosher food.

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Normalisation with Israel would betray Sudan's refugees

Comment: As Sudan seeks to appease Washington through normalising ties with Israel, any such deal would be betray its own people as well as ...

Dutch to compensate survivor of 2015 Iraq air strike

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Dutch to compensate survivor of 2015 Iraq air strike

Basim Razzo lost four family members after the Dutch military said it bombed a house where IS militants were believed to be located.

Three killed in restaurant suicide bomb attack in Somalia

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Three killed in restaurant suicide bomb attack in Somalia

Three people were killed and seven injured in a suicide bomb attack in the Somali capital Mogadishu on Wednesday.

UN report says rebels in Yemen recruited teenage girls

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UN report says rebels in Yemen recruited teenage girls

The report is based on more than 400 accounts and focuses mainly on a period from July 2019 to June this year.

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