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A battle between two music companies for the rights to the music of Umm Kulthum continues in Egypt.

The UAE has been sending weapons to aid Libyan militia leader Khalifa Haftar in his failing campaign to take Tripoli.

Nasrallah denies Netanyahu's claims on 'secret' Hezbollah weapons depot

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Nasrallah denies Netanyahu's claims on 'secret' Hezbollah weapons depot

Lebanon's Hezbollah has denied claims by Israel's prime minister that accused the movement of manufacturing weapons next to a "gas station" in Beirut.

Assad’s cousin accuses regime figures of robbing Syrian people

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Assad’s cousin accuses regime figures of robbing Syrian people

Bashar al-Assad’s estranged cousin Rami Makhlouf, who fell out with the regime in 2019, has accused figures close to the Syrian dictator of ...

Green Party launches in Turkey with eco-friendly agenda

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Green Party launches in Turkey with eco-friendly agenda

]Yeşiller Partisi launched on 21 September, the International Day of Peace, with 110 founding members.

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Muslim man sues employers after Cognac prize switch fallout

The Lainston House hotel was ordered to pay £2500 to Zakaria Kioua for 'injury to feelings.'

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Netflix dismisses concerns over adaptation of anti-Uyghur author's work

Netflix says it does not agree with Liu Cixin's comments, but will continue with the series adaptation.

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Paris attack 'clearly act of terrorism': French interior minister

Seven people are being held in connection with the attack outside Charlie Hebdo's former office.

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British police 'may deploy Israeli drones'

Police in the United Kingdom are considering using an Israeli drone which was utilised against Palestinians in the 2014 operation on the ...

US approves 'Florida stands with Israel' license plates

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US approves 'Florida stands with Israel' license plates

Republican Governor Ron DeSantis has approved 'Florida stands with Israel' license plates.

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Zoom blocks Leila Khaled webinar after protests

The video conferencing company cited US anti-terrorism laws in cancelling the university event featuring Palestinian activist Leila ...

What does Fayez al-Sarraj's resignation mean for Libya?

Jonathan Fenton-Harvey

What does Fayez al-Sarraj's resignation mean for Libya?

The surprise decision to step down by the end of October has prompted speculation about the fate of Libya's conflict.

Amman denies links with EU-sanctioned shipping <em>company</em>

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Amman denies links with EU-sanctioned shipping company

A shipping company that has been slapped with EU sanctions for breaching a UN arms embargo on war-ravaged Libya is not Jordanian, ...

Turkey accused EU of 'bias' for sanctioning maritime firm

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Turkey accused EU of 'bias' for sanctioning maritime firm

The EU made the 'wrong decision' by imposing sanctions on a Turkish firm.

EU sanctions three companies for violating Libya arms embargo

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EU sanctions three companies for violating Libya arms embargo

The EU has imposed sanctions on three companies who have allegedly violated the Libya arms embargo, one of them Turkish, amid concerns that the ...

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Libya PM opposed to oil deal with Haftar: official

The deal to start pumping Libyan oil again appears to have been spearheaded by the deputy prime minister, Ahmed Matiq.

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Anti-Sisi protests erupt in Egypt's Suez

Footage that emerged online showed protesters chanting against Egypt's President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi on Friday, a days ahead of planned ...

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Iran hackers 'bypassing Whatsapp encryption' to target dissent: reports

The reports point to major technological strides for Iran's cyberespionage capabilities.

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British tourist dies after 'swinging from window' in Istanbul

Turkish police are investigating the fatal fall of a British tourist who was captured on video attempting to swing between windows on the ...

First arrests in Iraq PM's anti-corruption drive: sources

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First arrests in Iraq PM's anti-corruption drive: sources

The arrests represent a rare instance in which current Iraqi officials are subject to judicial procedures.

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Haftar agrees to lift Libya oil blockade with conditions

Rogue Libyan General Khalifa Haftar said the command of his forces had 'put aside all military and political considerations' to respond to the ...

Israeli intel firm 'hacked phone at Saudi Arabia's request'

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Israeli intel firm 'hacked phone at Saudi Arabia's request'

An employee of Israeli company Cellebrite flew to Riyadh last year in order to hack into a Samsung phone at the request of the Saudi ...

What's powering France's amoral alliance with UAE?

Eva Thiebaud

What's powering France's amoral alliance with UAE?

Comment: Paris has kept its extensive collaboration with the Emiratis curiously quiet. The 2019 revelations on UAE's shadowy behaviour in Yemeni ...

Israel 'hoping to manufacture F-35 wings for UAE sale'

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Israel 'hoping to manufacture F-35 wings for UAE sale'

Two Israeli arms manufacturers are aiming to secure contracts to manufacture parts for the F-35 planes the US plans to sell to UAE, despite ...

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