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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.

Hamas' chief said 'the resistance is ready' for either eventuality.

US calls on Israel, Palestinians to end civilian deaths

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US calls on Israel, Palestinians to end civilian deaths

The State Department said civilian deaths in Gaza were 'deeply lamentable'.

Egypt reached out to Israel over tensions: FM

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Egypt reached out to Israel over tensions: FM

The Arab League has called for the ICC to include the latest attempts to evict Palestinians from their homes in east Jerusalem in an ongoing war ...

Egypt to widen Suez Canal after cargo ship blockage

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Egypt to widen Suez Canal after cargo ship blockage

After maritime commerce was brought to a halt for days, Egypt now intends to widen a part of the canal to avoid a repetition of the March ...

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Lebanese rush to petrol stations after fuel shortage scare

While officials have tried to reassure the Lebanese public that fuel supplies are assured, long queues were seen at gas stations as people panic-bought fuel.

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Lebanese army thwarts smuggling attempt via Mediterranean Sea

The economic crisis in Lebanon has pushed many refugees to attempt dangerous sea crossings to European Union member Cyprus and then ...

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Turkish foreign minister in fence-mending visit to Saudi

Turkey's foreign minister has visited Saudi Arabia for the first time since the murder of Jamal Khashoggi at the Saudi consulate in Istanbul in ...

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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.

Tunisia begins week of strict coronavirus measures

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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 Covid-19 ...

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Lebanese central bank announces 'conditional' plan for dollar withdrawals

Lebanon's central bank on announced a "conditional" plan that would allow depositors, hit by strangling financial restrictions, to access part ...

Tunisia leaders fight over command of country's security forces

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Tunisia leaders fight over command of country's security forces

Tunisia is embroiled in a constitutional crisis as the country's prime minister and president argue over who commands the country's ...

'Silence is not an option' for east Jerusalem Palestinians

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'Silence is not an option' for east Jerusalem Palestinians

Hundreds of Palestinians have been wounded and dozens arrested following Israeli police violence.

London Mayor Sadiq Khan wins 'landslide victory'

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London Mayor Sadiq Khan wins 'landslide victory'

London Mayor Sadiq Khan has won the Mayoral elections.

Lebanon stops attempt to smuggle 51 Syrians to Cyprus

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Lebanon stops attempt to smuggle 51 Syrians to Cyprus

Lebanese security forces stopped dozens of Syrians being smuggled into Cyprus by sea, authorities said on Saturday.

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UK aid cuts risks famine for Yemeni children: charity

Save the Children has slammed the UK's aid strategy as 'inconsistent' as London plans to slash budgets by as much as 80 percent.

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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 ...

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Film Review: Our Memory Belongs To Us

Film Review: Rami Farah and Signe Byrge Sørensen’s new documentary, premiered at CPH:DOX, documents the emotionally intense reunion of three ...

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Euphrates River drying endangers 2.5 million Syrians: monitor

The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights warned of a possible environmental catastrophe for 2.5 million Syrians.

Opposition fighters withdraw from Mogadishu after deadly clashes

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Opposition fighters withdraw from Mogadishu after deadly clashes

Hundreds of opposition fighters withdrew from positions they had held in Mogadishu, Somalia's capital, since late April.

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Activists say Instagram 'censoring' posts on Israel's forced evictions

Activists say that Instagram is deleting posts about the forced evictions taking place in Sheikh Jarrah.

German spy agency to widen surveillance of Islamophobic Pegida

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German spy agency to widen surveillance of Islamophobic Pegida

The president of Saxony's LfV domestic intelligence agency said Pegida 'acts as a hinge between extremists and non-extremists'.

India caught in catastrophe: Covid-19 tsunami causes healthcare collapse

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India caught in catastrophe: Covid-19 tsunami causes healthcare collapse

As India descends into further chaos, the lack of oxygen and adequate healthcare provisions have elevated doctors to the status of 'demi-gods'. ...

French FM threatens sanctions, says Lebanon faces 'collective suicide'

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French FM threatens sanctions, says Lebanon faces 'collective suicide'

French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drianheld held talks on Thursday with President Michel Aoun and other senior Lebanese politicians.

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