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Knesset lawmaker Merav Michaeli is the new leader of Israel's Labor party, which observers say faces possible extinction when Israelis go to the polls in March.

Rights groups fear that Iraqi authorities may carry out hundreds of executions in retaliation for a deadly IS suicide bombing.

Lebanese FM meets Swiss ambassador amid money laundering probe

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Lebanese FM meets Swiss ambassador amid money laundering probe

As a Swiss probe into money laundering and embezzlement at the Lebanese Central Bank continued, Lebanon’s Foreign Minister has met with the Swiss ambassador to the country.

Ten years on, did Egypt's January 25 revolution fail?

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Ten years on, did Egypt's January 25 revolution fail?

In-depth: Further from the aspirations of the 2011 revolution than ever before, will the demand for 'bread, freedom and social justice' ever be ...

Kremlin accuses US of meddling after 3,500 protesters detained

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Kremlin accuses US of meddling after 3,500 protesters detained

Russia's accused the United States of interfering in its affairs on Sunday, as tens of thousands rallied in support of jailed opposition ...

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Libya camps agree to open candidacy process for posts

The process aims to quickly fill several strategic posts in order to facilitate collaboration with an interim executive body set to be elected next week in Geneva.

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IMF urges Tunisia reform plan, social support

"Tunisia faces two immediate challenges: saving lives and livelihoods until the pandemic wanes, and starting to bring economic imbalances back ...

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11 Iraqi fighters killed in IS attack: security sources

The jihadists used light weapons and the cover of darkness to target the Hashed east of Tikrit, the capital of Iraq's Salahaddin province.

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Protests against Israeli PM Netanyahu continue nationwide

Netanyahu faces charges of fraud, breach of trust and accepting bribes in three cases involving billionaire associates and media moguls.

Hundreds protest police repression in Tunisia

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Hundreds protest police repression in Tunisia

The protests come as the North African nation struggles to stem the novel coronavirus pandemic, which has crippled the economy and threatened to ...

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Anti-government protests erupt in Sudan following surging fuel prices

Sudan has faced a severe economic crisis, worsened by the coronavirus pandemic.

Israeli diamond tycoon convicted in Swiss <em>corruption</em> trial

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Israeli diamond tycoon convicted in Swiss corruption trial

In a 'landmark' court ruling, an Israeli diamond magnate was sentenced to five years in prison on corruption charges.

Maduro sent letter to Iran's leader accrediting US fugitive

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Maduro sent letter to Iran's leader accrediting US fugitive

A Colombian businessman was carrying a letter from Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro accrediting him to Iran's supreme leader, according to a ...

New round of Libya talks kicks off in Morocco

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New round of Libya talks kicks off in Morocco

Rival Libya groups came together in Morocco for peace talks.

The Iraq Report: Deadly terror in Baghdad suicide bombings

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The Iraq Report: Deadly terror in Baghdad suicide bombings

While there is obvious fury at the Islamic State, Iraqis have also expressed outrage at security forces and pro-Iran militias whom they blame ...

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EU's Frontex says 'no evidence' of illegal migrant pushbacks

EU border agency Frontex said it did not find evidence of rights violations in cases where guards were accused of illegal migrant pushbacks.

Sylvain Mercadier

Mosul: A wounded city trying to heal

In-depth: Iraq's second largest city remains scarred by the war against the Islamic State. Although peace has returned, much of Mosul still lies ...

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Twin suicide bombings rock central Baghdad

A deadly twin suicide bombing has hit a market in Baghdad, killing at least 28, with the death toll expected to rise.

Libyans agree to hold constitutional referendum: Egypt

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Libyans agree to hold constitutional referendum: Egypt

Libyan envoys at UN-backed talks agreed to hold a constitutional referendum before planned elections, Egypt's foreign ministry said.

Florence Massena

Racist hashtag says Lebanese should get vaccine before refugees

A hashtag calling for Lebanese people to get vaccines before refugees has sparked renewed debate in Lebanon about racism, prejudice, and the ...

Iran's Rouhani hails departure of 'tyrant' Trump

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Iran's Rouhani hails departure of 'tyrant' Trump

The leader of Iran welcomes the end of Trump's presidency.

Kremlin critic Navalny decries 'mockery of justice' at hearing

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Kremlin critic Navalny decries 'mockery of justice' at hearing

Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny said Monday his treatment was beyond a 'mockery of justice' during a court hearing.

Riyadh appeals court slashes sentence of US-Saudi doctor

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Riyadh appeals court slashes sentence of US-Saudi doctor

Walid al-Fitaihi, a prominent US-Saudi doctor and motivational speaker, will no longer serve time in prison. Last month, he was sentenced to six ...

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