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Congresswoman Pramila Jayapal, D-Wash tested positive for coronavirus and condemned her Republican colleagues who refused to wear a face covering in Congress

A report from the Citizen Lab communications research group says that 36 Al-Jazeera employees and one Al-Araby TV journalist were targeted by a suspected UAE-Saudi phone hack using Israeli software.

Biden arrival won't guarantee better relations: Iran supreme leader

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Biden arrival won't guarantee better relations: Iran supreme leader

The remarks come as Iran approaches the first anniversary of the US drone strike that killed Revolutionary Guard Gen. Qassem Soleimani,

Iraqis shed masks as economic pain overshadows virus fear

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Iraqis shed masks as economic pain overshadows virus fear

In a war-scarred country burdened by rising job losses and deepening poverty, a majority of citizens seem to have shrugged off the global public ...

Rights groups denounce 'arbitrary arrests' at Paris demo

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Rights groups denounce 'arbitrary arrests' at Paris demo

Several rights groups and journalists' unions on Sunday denounced what they said were "arbitrary arrests" by Paris police at the latest protest ...

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Turkey's new virus figures confirm experts' worst fears

With the government now reporting all positive coronavirus tests, Turkey is one of the worst-hit countries in Europe.

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Iran frees British-Australian academic in exchange for three Iranians

Iranian state TV has reported that authorities have freed Kylie Moore-Gilbert, a British-Australian academic held in the country for over two ...

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Death of Pakistan's firebrand cleric clouds future of movement

In just a few short years, Khadim Hussain Rizvi, known for profanity-laced speeches and theatrical gestures, gained mass support and rose to ...

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Saudi king points to Iran as top threat

He accused Iran of supporting terrorism and fuelling sectarianism in the region.

Trump refuses to concede, Biden leads on Covid

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Trump refuses to concede, Biden leads on Covid

President Donald Trump, who is refusing to concede election defeat, injected new volatility by firing his defense secretary.

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Biden insists masks are not 'political,' unveils coronavirus team

US President-elect Joe Biden urged Americans to wear masks to prevent the spread of coronavirus and not consider it a "political statement."

Joe Biden set to roll back controversial Trump policies

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Joe Biden set to roll back controversial Trump policies

The Democratic president-elect plans major changes in immigration, healthcare and climate policy.

Millennials in California strike a tone of cautious optimism

Suzy Woltmann

Millennials in California strike a tone of cautious optimism

At a watch party in California, Suzy Woltmann takes the temperature among a group of millennial voters.

It's here: What to watch on US Election Day

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It's here: What to watch on US Election Day

The candidates hold distinctly different views on everything from climate change to taxes to racial injustice.

For less-raucous Biden, election hope rests on Pennsylvania

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For less-raucous Biden, election hope rests on Pennsylvania

While Donald Trump barnstormed five states 48 hours before the election, Joe Biden homed in on the battleground Pennsylvania.

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Crammed into camps, displaced Syrians fear spread of coronavirus

Hundreds of thousands of Syrians displaced by conflict into overcrowded, unsanitary refugee camps where social distancing is impossible are terrified of the spread of coronavirus.

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Sudan deal plunges migrants in Israel into new uncertainty

The roughly 6,000 Sudanese migrants and asylum seekers in Israel once again fear for their fate.

Sofia Nitti

Fighting fake news in Iraq's battle against Covid-19

Conspiracy theories and misinformation have surged in Iraq, where a history of dictatorship, war and political crises have undermined public ...

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Iran coronavirus deaths top 24,000: ministry

Iran's covid-19 cases continue to increase as the country grapples with the virus.

Bahrain crown prince participates in trials for coronavirus vaccine

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Bahrain crown prince participates in trials for coronavirus vaccine

The Bahraini crown prince has participated in the third phase of clinical trials for a Covid-19 vaccine.

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Syrian gravedigger reveals details of 'Nazi-like' regime mass killings

A former gravedigger has given a German court horrifying details about the burial of tens of thousands of Assad regime torture victims in mass ...

Lebanon's PM-designate vows reforms, new IMF talks

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Lebanon's PM-designate vows reforms, new IMF talks

In a televised speech, Mustapha Adib said there is 'a need to form a government in record time and to begin implementing reforms immediately'.

After Beirut blast, grief and guilt in Lebanon's diaspora

Farah-Silvana Kanaan

After Beirut blast, grief and guilt in Lebanon's diaspora

Despite dealing with their own hopelessness and guilt, Lebanon's famously vast and intrinsically connected diaspora has sprung into action while ...

Coronavirus: US hits 5 million cases as Trump criticised

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Coronavirus: US hits 5 million cases as Trump criticised

The United States reached the extraordinary milestone of five million coronavirus cases as President Donald Trump was accused of flouting the ...

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