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TPLF leader Debretsion Gebremichaelaccused Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed of issuing threats to buy time.

Ethiopia's military warned civilian residents of Mekele to flee while they still can.

Tigray forces fire rockets into neighbouring region of Ethiopia

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Tigray forces fire rockets into neighbouring region of Ethiopia

Tens of thousands have fled conflict between Ethiopian government and Tigray forces this month.

Ethiopia accuses WHO chief of backing native Tigray's leaders

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Ethiopia accuses WHO chief of backing native Tigray's leaders

The Tigray conflict has caused the displacement of some 200,000 people and growing.

'Full-scale humanitarian crisis unfolding' in Ethiopia: UN

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'Full-scale humanitarian crisis unfolding' in Ethiopia: UN

UN refugee agency spokesman Babar Baloch said the refugee influx into Sudan was at a pace "unseen over the last two decades".

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Ethiopia's Abiy vows 'final' push in Tigray

Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed said a three-day deadline for forces loyal to the Tigray People's Liberation Front (TPFL) to "rise up" and side with national army had "expired".

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Iran opposition figure Mousavi tests positive for Covid-19

Iranian opposition figure Mir Hossein Mousavi and his wife Zahra Rahnavard have tested positive for Covid-19 and their general health is "good".

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MbS summoned to court on WhatsApp over 'assassination' attempt

Saudi Prince Mohammed bin Salman has been summoned to court via the WhatsApp messaging platform over torture charges.

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What Biden could mean for the Middle East

Analysis: With Joe Biden leading in the polls for US presidential elections, a victory for the Democratic candidate could have major policy ...

Saudi setback over EU push to downgrade G20 presence

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Saudi setback over EU push to downgrade G20 presence

Efforts to downgrade the EU's attendance at the upcoming G20 summit in Riyadh over human rights concerns have put a damper on Saudi Arabia's ...

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Saudi Arabia and Khashoggi murder, Tunisia battles with homophobia

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US lawmakers pledge accountability over Khashoggi killing

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US lawmakers pledge accountability over Khashoggi killing

The anniversary of Jamal Khashoggi's killing prompted several US lawmakers to criticise Trump and call for accountability.

Saudi Arabia to ban all Turkish imports: report

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Saudi Arabia to ban all Turkish imports: report

The Turkish newspaper Cumhuriyet has reported that Saudi Arabia will ban all imports of Turkish goods from 1 October, amid worsening political ...

Turkey indicts six more Saudis over Khashoggi murder

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Turkey indicts six more Saudis over Khashoggi murder

Six new Saudis suspected of involvement in the 2018 murder of dissident journalist Jamal Khashoggi have been indicted by Turkish ...

Iranian asylum seeker stuck in limbo on divided Cyprus

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Iranian asylum seeker stuck in limbo on divided Cyprus

Omid Tootian, whose songs are critical of the Iranian regime, fears a return to the TRNC may lead Turkish authorities to repatriate him to Iran.

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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 September 20 demonstrations.

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Northern Ireland militant group forged ties with Hezbollah: report

A group of Republican militants in Northern Ireland visited Lebanon's Hezbollah in 2018 and is suspected to have forged ties to import weapons, ...

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Turkey 'will not deport' Iranian anti-hijab activist: officials

Reports claimed the Turkish government promised it will not deport Shariatmadari, and that her detention was simply due to problems with her ...

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Mulan movie boycott calls grow over Xinjiang scenes

Mulan's remake is facing fresh boycott calls after some scenes were filmed in Xinjiang, where Uighur Muslims have been oppressed.

Saudi scraps death sentences over Khashoggi murder, jails 8

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Saudi scraps death sentences over Khashoggi murder, jails 8

Five of the convicts were given 20 years in prison and another three were jailed for 7-10 years over the consulate murder of journalist Jamal ...

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Trailer released for The Dissident, the upcoming Khashoggi documentary

Khashoggi documentary, The Dissident, dives into the late journalist's career, how and why he became persona non grata in Saudi Arabia.

Basra killings expose Iraq's deadly web of corruption

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Basra killings expose Iraq's deadly web of corruption

An alleged cover-up of the killing of local activists in Basra reveals how a corrupt political network in southern Iraq is ready to do anything ...

Sudan rebels agree key peace deal: state news agency

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Sudan rebels agree key peace deal: state news agency

The Sudan Revolutionary Front reportedly agreed to a peace deal with the government that could put an end to a 17-year conflict.

Saudi authorities arrest another relative of <em>dissident</em> ex-intelligence official

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Saudi authorities arrest another relative of dissident ex-intelligence official

Saad Al-Jabri’s son said in a tweet on Wednesday that his brother-in-law, Salem al-Muzaini, had disappeared this week.

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