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More than 30 people were killed and dozens more wounded in an attack targeting a girls' school in Kabul, authorities said on Saturday.

Thousands of Algerians were killed during the Setif massacre.

Israeli army to demolish home of drive-by shooting suspect

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Israeli army to demolish home of drive-by shooting suspect

Human rights organisations have long denounced Israel's home razing policy as a form of collective punishment.

Israeli forces kill two Palestinians attacking West Bank base

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Israeli forces kill two Palestinians attacking West Bank base

The attack happened at the Salem base outside the occupied West Bank town of Jenin.

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

Tahir Hussain Sofi

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'. ...

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US sends more reinforcements for Afghan pullout: Pentagon

More heavy bombers and fighter jets have been deployed by Washington as it continues its withdrawal of troops from Afghanistan.

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At least 50 dead in Afghanistan flash floods: ministry

The flooding has swept away entire farms and some 160 homes, leaving 500 families displaced.

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Syria regime welcomes rekindling ties with 'sisterly' Saudi Arabia

It follows a meeting between Saudi officials and Assad in Damascus earlier this week.

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Afghan journalist shot dead after Taliban warning

An Afghan journalist has been shot dead by gunman after the Taliban accused him of “biased reporting”.

Palestinian arrested over West Bank attack after 3-day chase

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Palestinian arrested over West Bank attack after 3-day chase

A Palestinian man, accused of a drive-by shooting has been arrested by Israel after three days on the run.

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Israeli air strikes hit southern Syria: state media

The southern Syrian province of Quneitra has been hit by Israel airstrikes, the second in two days.

Drought-hit Jordan 'critical' as water sources dry up

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Drought-hit Jordan 'critical' as water sources dry up

Drought in Jordan is continuing to affect the crops and livelihoods of farmers, who are hoping for rain.

Saudi walks diplomatic high wire on Iran, Yemen

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Saudi walks diplomatic high wire on Iran, Yemen

Secret talks between Saudi Arabia and Iran are aiming to end years of hostilities, and bring the brutal war in Yemen to a peaceful conclusion.

Award-winning photographer André Liohn reveals war-torn grief

Nino Orto

Award-winning photographer André Liohn reveals war-torn grief

The New Arab Meets: André Liohn, who unveils the distressing perils of conflict and how human beings can so quickly descend into anarchy under ...

Syria regime recruiting tribal fighters after huge IS losses

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Syria regime recruiting tribal fighters after huge IS losses

The Syrian regime has racked up big losses to IS as the militants launch an insurgency campaign in eastern Syria.

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One dead after Israel bombs 'Assad home region'

An Israeli air raid has reportedly targeted the Mediterranean port town of Latakia, ancestral home of President Bashar al-Assad, leaving one civilian dead and six wounded.

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Syrian 'mercenaries' sentenced to life by Armenia

Armenia accused Turkey of sending Syrian mercenaries to fight alongside Azerbaijani forces, a claim denied by Ankara.

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Sudan suspect wanted for Darfur crimes 'prefers' ICC trial

Ahmed Haroun, wanted by the ICC over alleged war crimes in Darfur, said he did not trust Sudanese authorities to 'ensure justice'.

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Armed person shot trying to enter CIA headquarters

The FBI said in a statement that the unidentified individual 'emerged from his vehicle with a weapon and was engaged by law enforcement ...

Sudanese poet detained for revolutionary recital on Khartoum massacre

Zeinab Mohammed Salih

Sudanese poet detained for revolutionary recital on Khartoum massacre

A Sudanese poet is facing prison time for reciting a poem that honours the victims massacred in by Sudan's military during 2019 uprising.

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Saudi officials 'met Assad in Syria' for diplomacy talks

Saudi Arabia could be on track to restore diplomatic ties with the Syrian regime.

Yemen journalists living in danger on Press Freedom Day

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Yemen journalists living in danger on Press Freedom Day

Journalists in Yemen remain among the world's most endangered.

Myanmar rebels claim military helicopter downing

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Myanmar rebels claim military helicopter downing

The Kachin Independence Army (KIA) took responsibility for the downing of the helicopter gunship during fierce clashes near the town of Momauk

Afghan fighting leaves scores of Taliban fighters <em>dead</em>: ministry

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Afghan fighting leaves scores of Taliban fighters dead: ministry

Fighting between Afghan government forces and the Taliban has left more than 100 insurgents dead in the past 24 hours.

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