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Comment: After a year-long hiatus Algeria's Hirak is back on the streets, and this time is fortified by widespread industrial action and more ambitious demands, writes Malia Bouattia.

Both Sudan and South Sudan claim ownership of the oil-rich Abyei area. The UN force, known as UNISFA, has been in Abyei since 2011.

'Bring back <em>Covid</em>-infected British family from Syria-Iraq border': Reprieve

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'Bring back Covid-infected British family from Syria-Iraq border': Reprieve

Reprieve's executive director explained that the Covid-infected family 'all have roots in the UK.'

Scientists race to study India variants as cases explode

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Scientists race to study India variants as cases explode

Viruses mutate constantly, and the surge in infections in India has resulted in more opportunities for new versions to emerge.

Palestinians threatened by digital monitoring, censorship: report

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Palestinians threatened by digital monitoring, censorship: report

The report, "#Hashtag Palestine 2020" provides an overview of violations occurring during a year in which Covid-19 turned ...

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The inside story of the shadowy Emirati-Serbian partnership

Analysis: Political and business relations between Serbia and the United Arab Emirates are marked by opacity and secrecy.

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Who are the main candidates in Iran's presidential elections?

With the registration process for Iran’s election set to last five days, The New Arab provides a brief run-through of names to keep an eye on.

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Dozens of Palestinian citizens of Israel detained following protests

Thousands of Palestinians in Israel took part in protests supporting East Jerusalem on Monday night.

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Rocket fire from Gaza kills two Israelis

Two Israelis are dead after rocket fire on Ashkelon, while 26 Palestinians have been killed in Israeli strikes across Gaza.

Algeria to ban unauthorised protests in 'new crackdown'

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Algeria to ban unauthorised protests in 'new crackdown'

Demonstrations in Algeria have continued, as the Hirak protest movement demands seeks deep changes in the country.

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Iraq to buy ExxonMobil share of Basra oilfield

Iraq has announced that it has made a formal offer for ExxonMobil's share of the West Qurna 1 oilfield in southern Iraq.

At least nine dead in school shooting in Russia

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At least nine dead in school shooting in Russia

Interfax reported that one of the attackers, a 17-year-old, had been detained but that a second assailant was still inside the school building.

East Jerusalem hospital fills up after crackdown at Al-Aqsa

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East Jerusalem hospital fills up after crackdown at Al-Aqsa

Palestinians wounded in clashes with Israeli police at Al-Aqsa mosque compound filled the halls of an east Jerusalem hospital.

WHO chief slams 'vaccine diplomacy' in <em>Covid</em> fight

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WHO chief slams 'vaccine diplomacy' in Covid fight

The WHO chief took on so-called "vaccine diplomacy" on Monday, slamming countries for using Covid-19 jabs to gain competitive ...

UAE bars travellers from Bangladesh, Pakistan, Nepal, Sri Lanka

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UAE bars travellers from Bangladesh, Pakistan, Nepal, Sri Lanka

India's Covid-19 surge has spread very quickly to its neighbouring countries.

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Palestinian-Israelis join protests as Israel ramps up Jerusalem violence

Palestinian citizens of Israel have taken part in demonstrations in Haifa and Nazareth.

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Yemenis in Marib gear up for Eid

In Marib, people are continuing to prepare for the end of Ramadan despite ongoing fighting around the city.

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Tunisia begins week of strict coronavirus measures

Mosques, markets and non-essential shops will be closed and gatherings and celebrations banned, as the country battles with a severe ...

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'No doubt' US has undercounted Covid deaths: Fauci

The United States, which has reported the world's worst overall Covid-19 death toll, has "no doubt" been undercounting fatal ...

India deaths top 4,000 amid vaccine export limits debate

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India deaths top 4,000 amid vaccine export limits debate

More than 4,000 daily Covid-19 deaths have now been recorded in India as French President Emmanuel Macron urged for an end to ...

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EU invites 'concrete' US plan on lifting vaccine patents

The European Union pushed Washington for a proposal to export Covid-19 vaccines on Saturday, as the debate over accessibility ...

Policies of exclusion leaving millions without <em>Covid</em> vaccines: WHO

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Policies of exclusion leaving millions without Covid vaccines: WHO

A WHO report says millions of the world's most vulnerable people will struggle to receive a Covid-19 jab, even if shortages ...

Tunisia orders lockdown amid 'worst' ever health crisis

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Tunisia orders lockdown amid 'worst' ever health crisis

Announcing a partial lockdown for the week-long Eid al-Fitr holiday, Prime Minister Hichem Mechichi said the North African country was enduring ...

Detained Yemeni model in danger of 'virginity test': Amnesty

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Detained Yemeni model in danger of 'virginity test': Amnesty

Entisar Al-Hammadi is in danger of undergoing a 'forced virginity test', Amnesty International said, describing the practice as 'sexual ...

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