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A US soldier was arrested for allegedly trying to help the Islamic State attack targets that include the 9/11 Memorial in New York.

It is Donald Trump's last official day as President of the United States, and his departure is a good time to look back on his problematic legacy.

Kuwaiti newspaper apologies for using 'Israel'

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Kuwaiti newspaper apologies for using 'Israel'

Al-Qabas newpaper in Kuwait issues apology for using the word 'Israel', instead of the term 'Zionist entity'.

Israelis secretly participate in 2021 Dakar Rally

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Israelis secretly participate in 2021 Dakar Rally

Despite travel restrictions, a team of Israelis have entered Saudi Arabia to compete in the 2021 Dakar Rally.

Israelis 'secretly' participate in 2021 Dakar Rally

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Israelis 'secretly' participate in 2021 Dakar Rally

Despite travel restrictions, a team of Israelis have entered Saudi Arabia to compete in the 2021 Dakar Rally.

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Capitol rioters sought to 'capture and assassinate' lawmakers: prosecutors

"Strong evidence... supports that the intent of the Capitol rioters was to capture and assassinate elected officials in the United States government."

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Merkel finds Twitter halt of Trump account 'problematic'

A spokesman for the German Chancellor said the "decision of the management of social media platforms" should not interfere with the "fundamental ...

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Pakistan gradually restores power after blackout

Pakistan suffered a near countrywide blackout just before midnight on Sunday, plunging large swathes of the country into total darkness.

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Trump urges healing and pledges smooth transition of power

US President Donald Trump appealed for "healing and reconciliation" and pledged a smooth transition of power.

Israel's Netanyahu, US treasury secretary condemn Capitol violence

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Israel's Netanyahu, US treasury secretary condemn Capitol violence

Benjamin Netanyahu has condemned the recent violence in the US Capitol as he met with Steve Mnuchin after his trip to Sudan.

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Mob storms US Capitol as Trump accused of 'coup'

The US Capitol was stormed by Donald Trump's supporters following the president's last-ditch effort to overturn his election loss.

A year after Soleimani's killing, tensions simmer in Iraq

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A year after Soleimani's killing, tensions simmer in Iraq

In-depth: Iran has promised to avenge Soleimani's killing, but the proliferation of more independent armed militias in Iraq could be an even ...

Challenges plague new Afghan peace talks

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Challenges plague new Afghan peace talks

Afghan negotiators are having a challenging time with the peace process.

Virus mutes New Year's revelries as 2020 ends

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Virus mutes New Year's revelries as 2020 ends

As midnight rolled from Asia to the Middle East, Europe, Africa and the Americas, the New Year's experience mirrored national responses to the ...

Critics slam Wonder Woman 1984 for 'anti-Arab racism'

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Critics slam Wonder Woman 1984 for 'anti-Arab racism'

Some viewers have accused the superhero film of reproducing racist, anti-Arab tropes.

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Libyans mark independence day amid high security in Tripoli

Government of National Accord chief Fayez al-Sarraj attended the ceremony marking the 69th anniversary of Libya's independence.

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In town brutalised by IS, Iraq tests its power

The Iraqi government is attempting to restore control over Sinjar, the Yazidi homeland previously controlled by a web of paramilitary ...

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Sudanese demand 'justice' two years after protests erupted

Protesters marched through the streets of Sudanese cities in remembrance of a movement that got rid of dictator Omar al-Bashir.

Judit Neurink

Violence will only incite desperate young Kurds even more

Comment: The brutal crackdown on anti-government protests is a dangerous way to react to the desperation of young, jobless people who have lost ...

5,000-year-old Great Pyramid artefact found in Scotland

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5,000-year-old Great Pyramid artefact found in Scotland

The fragment of cedar wood has been found to date back 5,000 years to the building of the pyramid at Giza.

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Algeria president makes TV appearance

Algerian President Abdelmadjid Tebboune said he is recovering from coronavirus infection.

China using tech, big data to track, detain Uighurs

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China using tech, big data to track, detain Uighurs

Human Rights Watch says the Aksu List evidences China's use of data and technology for 'coerced thought transformation'.

'Thank you, Mossad': Israeli <em>flag</em> spotted in Iranian capital

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'Thank you, Mossad': Israeli flag spotted in Iranian capital

A thank you note to Israel's spy agency and a blue and white Israeli flag were spotted in the Iranian capital this week.

Palestinians hold massive funeral for teenager killed by IDF

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Palestinians hold massive funeral for teenager killed by IDF

A funeral cortege joined by hundreds of mourners took the body from a hospital in Ramallah to Mughayir where Ali Ayman Nasr Abu Aliya was buried.

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