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The Chelsea FC owner has been revealed as the director of companies that together gave $100 million to Elad, an Israeli settler group accused of displacing Palestinians from East Jerusalem

Comment: Paris has kept its extensive collaboration with the Emiratis curiously quiet. The 2019 revelations on UAE's shadowy behaviour in Yemeni might help explain why, writes Eva Thiebaud.

China hails Xinjiang 'jobs success' as condemnation mounts

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China hails Xinjiang 'jobs success' as condemnation mounts

Beijing claims to have improved life in the northwestern region but human rights groups and Western countries say at least a million are held captive in 'concentration camps'.

Riyadh allowed raunchy Netflix shows for anti-Saudi episode's removal

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Riyadh allowed raunchy Netflix shows for anti-Saudi episode's removal

Saudi Arabia allowed sexually explicit Netflix shows to stream domestically in exchange for the company's removal of a satire show's episode ...

Restrictions imposed amid unprecedented coronavirus outbreak in rebel-held Syria

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Restrictions imposed amid unprecedented coronavirus outbreak in rebel-held Syria

Local authorities in opposition held areas of northern Syria have ordered the closure of restaurants, cafes and other public gathering areas ...

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US blocks Chinese products from Uighur 'forced labour'

The US announced it would block a range of Chinese products made by "forced labour" in the Xinjiang region.

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UAE, Israel universities sign first higher education cooperation agreement

The agreement is the first of its kind to be signed between two higher education research institutes from the UAE and Israel after the ...

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Lil Mix singer Jade Thirlwall embraces Arab identity

Jade Thirlwall says she embraces her Arab identity and wants to become more vocal about her heritage as Lil Mix continue to rise.

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Moving Moria migrants is humanitarian imperative: Red Cross

Thousands of migrants left homeless by the Lesbos fire must be evacuated to mainland Greece, the Red Cross said.

US moves to block cotton made in Xinjiang

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US moves to block cotton made in Xinjiang

America's decision to exert more pressure on China over its treatment of Uighur Muslims comes as human rights groups are calling for an end to ...

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The Iraq Report: France asserts itself as US withdraws

France is eyeing a role in Iraq as the United States continues to drawdown its presence in the country.

Lawrence of Arabia’s home restored as tourist attraction

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Lawrence of Arabia’s home restored as tourist attraction

TE Lawrence's Red Sea home is being renovated and turned into a tourist attraction.

UN report says rebels in Yemen recruited teenage girls

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UN report says rebels in Yemen recruited teenage girls

The report is based on more than 400 accounts and focuses mainly on a period from July 2019 to June this year.

Mulan movie boycott calls grow over Xinjiang scenes

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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.

Iraq's Jews fled long ago, heritage struggles on

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Iraq's Jews fled long ago, heritage struggles on

With Jewish schools, shops and synagogues crumbling from a lack of maintenance, heritage experts fear there will soon be left little more than ...

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Iran begins new school year amid coronavirus concerns

Iranian children are returning to school despite covid-19 danger.

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Macron backs Iraq 'sovereignty' on first Baghdad visit

French President Emmanuel Macron met Iraqi leaders, stressing the country's 'sovereignty'.

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Half of the world's refugee children out of school

Half of all refugee children are out of school, notes the UNHCR's latest report.

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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 ...

Fear of coronavirus is triggering child stress in Syria

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Fear of coronavirus is triggering child stress in Syria

A mental health crisis is unfolding in Syria and other countries, with stress levels among children skyrocketing due to Covid-19 fears.

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Pakistan bans dating apps Tinder, Grindr over ‘immoral’ content

Pakistan has blocked access to the popular dating apps, prompting outrage.

Tunisia bets on non-partisan government to break political deadlock

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Tunisia bets on non-partisan government to break political deadlock

In-depth: After winning a vote of confidence and averting the dissolution of parliament, the new Tunisian government now faces the major ...

Syrian refugees still 'finding their way' in Sweden

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Syrian refugees still 'finding their way' in Sweden

Sweden - traditionally homogenous and now with a high-skilled labour market - can be challenging for refugees arriving from war-torn countries.

Iranian women speak out after alleged rapist arrest

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Iranian women speak out after alleged rapist arrest

Iran's VP has called on the judiciary to"forcefully confront" rapists after an online campaign sparked a wave of women to come forward and share ...

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