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Despite the apparent success of the papal visit, experts doubt that Iraq will regain popularity in the world anytime soon

Sisi's first visit to Sudan since the 2019 revolution aims to revive the two countries' relations, and address tensions with Ethiopia over its Nile dam.

Fighting in Yemen's Marib kills 90 in 24 hours:sources

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Fighting in Yemen's Marib kills 90 in 24 hours:sources

The Houthi rebels launched an offensive last month to seize Marib, the last stronghold in northern Yemen of pro-government forces who are backed by a Saudi-led military coalition.

Pope urges Iraq to embrace its Christians on visit

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Pope urges Iraq to embrace its Christians on visit

Pope Francis opened his historic trip with a plea for Iraq's Muslims to embrace their Christian neighours as a precious resource.

UN urges Eritrean troops to leave Ethiopia's Tigray

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UN urges Eritrean troops to leave Ethiopia's Tigray

The UN under-secretary-general for humanitarian affairs, Mark Lowcock called on Addis Ababa to withdraw its troops from Ethiopia's Tigray ...

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Egypt, Sudan sign military cooperation deal amid Ethiopia tensions

Egypt and Sudan have held high-level talks and signed a military cooperation agreement amid continued tensions with Ethiopia over the Nile and clashes on the Sudanese-Ethiopian border.

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Why the battle for Marib could determine Yemen's future

Analysis: The Houthis' fight to capture Marib risks humanitarian disaster. As the government's final northern stronghold, Yemen's fate could ...

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Seven dead as Myanmar security forces fire at protesters

At least seven people were killed as Myanmar security forces fired on pro-democracy protesters

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Thousands defy Algeria curfew as protests resurge

Thousands of Algerians held anti-government protests, reviving a two-year-old pro-democracy movement in spite of lockdown measures.

Five Palestinian factions ally with Fatah in upcoming elections

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Five Palestinian factions ally with Fatah in upcoming elections

The Palestinian Democratic Union, the Palestinian Liberation Front, the Palestinian Popular Struggle Front, the Arab Liberation Front and the ...

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Rival rallies due in Armenia as crisis deepens

Opponents and supporters of PM Pashinyan, who has faced fierce criticism since he signed a Moscow-brokered peace deal over Nagorno-Karabakh, ...

Thousands in Lebanon rally in support of Maronite patriarch

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Thousands in Lebanon rally in support of Maronite patriarch

In a show of support for Maronite Patriarch Bechara al-Rahi, thousands rallied in Bkerke, north of the capital Beirut on Saturday.

Anger brews over prison death of Bangladesh writer

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Anger brews over prison death of Bangladesh writer

Hundreds of people in Bangladesh took part Saturday in a second day of demonstrations sparked by the death of a writer at a high security ...

Iraq's Sinjar caught in new tug-of-war

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Iraq's Sinjar caught in new tug-of-war

Nearly six years since Iraq's Sinjar region was recaptured from jihadists, geopolitical tensions risks sparking a new conflict.

<em>Clashes</em> in Bangladesh capital after writer dies in jail

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Clashes in Bangladesh capital after writer dies in jail

Clashes erupted in Bangladesh's capital after writer and government critic Mushtaq Ahmed died in jail.

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4 protesters killed in clashes with Iraq security forces

Clashes between Iraqi security forces and anti-government demonstrators in the city of Nasiriyah left four protesters dead.

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Over 60 fighters killed in clashes in Yemen's Marib

Over 60 fighters died in clashes between the Houthis and government forces in Yemen.

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UAE sends military vehicles to STC in Socotra: Governor

Socotra's governor accused the UAE of attempting to destabilise the Riyadh agreement.

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Armenia opposition supporters camp outside parliament

The opposition gathered some 10,000 of its own supporters, who put up tents outside the parliament building, erected barricades and vowed to ...

Armenia PM takes to the streets, denounces 'coup attempt'

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Armenia PM takes to the streets, denounces 'coup attempt'

Thousands marched through the streets of the capital Yerevan in support of Pashinyan, with the opposition urging him to step down to avoid ...

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Three southern Iraqi protesters dead amid after deadly crackdown

Three protesters are said to have been killed and 73 injured in heavy clashes with security forces in Iraq's southern city of Nasiriyah.

Civilians in the crossfire: Turkey's fight against the PKK

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Civilians in the crossfire: Turkey's fight against the PKK

In-depth: Turkey has relaunched military operations in northern Iraq to target PKK fighters. Sofia Nitti reports from the autonomous Kurdistan ...

Three people killed in <em>clashes</em> in southeast Iran: Lawmaker

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Three people killed in clashes in southeast Iran: Lawmaker

Clashes on the border of Iran and Pakistan have left three people dead and put another eight in hospital.

Massive casualties after Houthis' offensive on Yemen's Marib intensifies

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Massive casualties after Houthis' offensive on Yemen's Marib intensifies

Clashes between Houthi and government forces have led to hundreds of causalities in Marib, where the Houthis are attempting to gain ...

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