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Lebanon plans to gradually ease coronavirus restrictions following the country's full lockdown.

In-depth: The Seif family became prominent figures in Egypt's uprising, confronting oppressive regimes which have made them pay dearly - sometimes with years behind bars.

Georgia's Muslims mobilise the vote in Senate race battle

Brooke Anderson

Georgia's Muslims mobilise the vote in Senate race battle

In-depth: Georgia's Muslim community is spearheading a grassroots campaign to get voters to the polls ahead of two runoff races which could define Joe Biden's presidency.

Trump suggests he will never concede to Biden

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Trump suggests he will never concede to Biden

In the first TV interview since losing his re-election bid, President Donald Trump indicated that he will never concede to Biden and abandon his ...

Iraq's pro-Iran factions see smoother sailing with Biden

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Iraq's pro-Iran factions see smoother sailing with Biden

Pro-Tehran factions in Iraq have signalled a positive response to the US election results.

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Lebanese artist creates powerful sculpture from Beirut explosion rubble

A Lebanese artist built a sculpture of a woman by collecting pieces of rubble from the Beirut explosion.

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Teargas fired during migrant protests on Greek island

Thousands of asylum seekers have been sleeping rough on Lesbos since Wednesday when the Moria camp was destroyed in apparent arson attacks.

Paul McLoughlin

Syria Insight: Russia weaponises aid as Syrians go hungry

Aid has been a bargaining tool by powers in the Syria war, but with the coronavirus crisis sweeping through the country it has become a matter ...

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China forces birth control on Uighurs to suppress population

Uighurs and other Muslim minorities are being targeted with forced birth control measures that have dramatically slashed birth rates, a new ...

Gaza factories roar back to life to make PPE

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Gaza factories roar back to life to make PPE

Until recently, Tamer Emad, a skilled textile worker, could work one week per month at best. He is now on the factory floor every day.

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WHO declares coronavirus a pandemic amid alarming outbreak

The World Health Organisation on Wednesday declared COVD-19 a pandemic, as the novel coronavirus continued to spread across much of the globe.

Britain embarks on new future outside the EU

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Britain embarks on new future outside the EU

There were celebrations and tears across the UK as Britain became the first member state to leave the EU.

Gunmen kill 15, wound 60 amid Baghdad's anti-government protests

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Gunmen kill 15, wound 60 amid Baghdad's anti-government protests

At least 15 people - including two policemen - were killed when armed assailants opened fire in Baghdad's Khilani Square on Friday.

Muslim women could beat Greta to the Nobel Prize

Gaia Caramazza

Muslim women could beat Greta to the Nobel Prize

Either Libyan women’s rights activist Hajer Sharief or Somali peace campaigner Ilwad Elman could possibly beat Greta Thunberg to the prestigious ...

Can South Africa maintain its anti-apartheid solidarity with Palestine?

Janet Smith

Can South Africa maintain its anti-apartheid solidarity with Palestine?

Comment: On Mandela Day, South Africa is reminded of the commitments it made to helping Palestinians fight apartheid. The sooner that happens, ...

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After years, Baghdad's emblematic 'Green Zone' reopens

The high-security zone in the centre of Baghdad had been totally inaccessible for a vast majority of Iraqis since the US-led invasion that toppled Saddam Hussein in 2003.

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Sudan braces for strike as protesters pile on pressure

Sudan is bracing for a two-day nationwide strike called by protesters to pile pressure on the military to hand power to a civilian ...

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Sudan talks resume after shootings mar breakthrough

Sudanese protest leaders have resumed talk with the country's military rulers.

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Sudan protesters gather for 'million-strong' march against military takeover

Protesters flock to Khartoum's military headquarters to demand civilian control of the new government as negotiations for a joint ...

Sudan military rulers, protesters to meet in joint panel

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Sudan military rulers, protesters to meet in joint panel

A joint committee representing Sudan's military leadership and protesters is to hold its first meeting on Saturday to discuss their demand for ...

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New Zealand mourns victims of mosque twin terror attack

Heartbroken New Zealanders lit candles and placed flowers at makeshift memorials set up in the city of Christchurch in the wake of the deadliest ...

UK shooting range uses Shamima Begum for target practice

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UK shooting range uses Shamima Begum for target practice

A shooting range near Liverpool has come under fire for using an image of Shamima Begum as a target for customers as young as six.

Australian media is erasing murdered Palestinian student's heritage

CJ Werleman

Australian media is erasing murdered Palestinian student's heritage

Comment: The only thing Israeli about Aiia Maasarwe was a passport she was forced to use. Why can't Australian media acknowledge her Palestinian ...

Moroccan students protest government decision against <em>clock</em> <em>change</em>

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Moroccan students protest government decision against clock change

Thousands of students protested Friday in Morocco for the third consecutive day against a government decision to keep its clocks at summer time ...

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