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Comment: A decade after an unprecedented uprising, the obstacles to reform in Bahrain remain as insurmountable as they were a decade ago, writes Marc Owen Jones.

The huge blaze, which broke out Saturday afternoon at Islam Qala port has largely been extinguished and an investigation has been launched to probe its cause.

Grenfell firm continued sales despite fires in Middle East

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Grenfell firm continued sales despite fires in Middle East

A public inquiry into the disaster sought to establish the cause behind the Grenfell tower fire, which killed 72 residents of the high-rise flats.

Houthi attack on Saudi airport 'leaves plane on fire'

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Houthi attack on Saudi airport 'leaves plane on fire'

A civilian plane has been engulfed in flames following a Houthi attack on Abha International Airport in southern Saudi Arabia, state ...

UK imams mobilise to counter Coronavirus vaccine disinformation

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UK imams mobilise to counter Coronavirus vaccine disinformation

Islamic religious leaders in the UK are coming together to tackle false information about the coronavirus vaccine.

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Fire destroys hundreds of homes in Rohingya refugee camp

Hundreds of homes in Nayapara Camp have been destroyed by a fire that broke out in the early hours of Thursday morning.

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Trump on brink of unprecedented second impeachment

The expected majority vote would make Trump the first US president to have been impeached twice.

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Questions haunt Iran's downing of Ukrainian plane

For the families of those who lost loved ones on Flight PS752, a lack of transparency and accountability is making the grieving process even ...

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British-Iranian crooner pays tribute to Soleimani with English-language ballad

The "world has become a total mess" since the killing of Qasem Soleimani last year, singer Hassan Tavakoli opines in the song.

Yemen government vows to restore stability after deadly attack

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Yemen government vows to restore stability after deadly attack

The new power-sharing Yemeni government vowed on Thursday to bring stability after a fatal blast targeted Aden's airport.

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US Police: Explosion in Nashville believed to be 'intentional'

An explosion shook the largely deserted streets of downtown Nashville early Christmas morning is believed to be intentional.

Explosion hits gas pipeline in Egypt's North Sinai

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Explosion hits gas pipeline in Egypt's North Sinai

The explosion along the main gas pipeline supplying North Sinai's capital did not cause any casualties, the provincial governor said.

F1 champion Lewis Hamilton tests positive for Covid-19

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F1 champion Lewis Hamilton tests positive for Covid-19

The development makes Hamilton a doubtful starter for the final race of the season in Abu Dhabi.

Azerbaijani forces enter last district handed over by Armenia

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Azerbaijani forces enter last district handed over by Armenia

Azerbaijani forces moved into the final district given up by Armenia in a peace deal that ended weeks of fighting over the disputed ...

Syria marks 50 years of Assad family rule

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Syria marks 50 years of Assad family rule

Like the Castro family in Cuba and North Korea’s Kim dynasty, the Assads have attached their name to their country the way few non-monarchical ...

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US Election 2020: Joe Biden wins the presidency

Joe Biden and running mate Kamal Harris have won the 2020 US election after cinching the all-important battleground state of 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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Four dead in Beirut fuel tank fire and blast

Four people were killed in an explosion and tank fire in Lebanon's capital Beirut.

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Kremlin urges Turkey to work for ceasefire in Karabakh

Moscow's appeal came after Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Monday demanded Armenia put an end to its "occupation" of Nagorny Karabakh ...

There is nothing unconscious about Tory bias

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There is nothing unconscious about Tory bias

Comment: No amount of 'unconscious bias' training will remedy a political class that defines itself through the exploitation and oppression of ...

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Presidential elections: US wildfires ignite climate change row

Trump was due to visit California for a briefing on record wildfires that have killed 35 people, as political opponents accused him of being in ...

Thousands spend third night outside after Greek camp fire

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Thousands spend third night outside after Greek camp fire

'We've lost everything, we were abandoned, without food, water or medicine,' a Syrian asylum seeker said after spending three nights sleeping ...

Huge blast rocks Jordan military base

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Huge blast rocks Jordan military base

A huge ball of flames was seen rising into the sky after an explosion ripped through an arms depot near the Jordanian city of Zarqa at ...

Huge fire breaks out at Beirut port

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Huge fire breaks out at Beirut port

The fire has caused panic among Beirut residents traumatised by last month's catastrophic explosion.

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