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Medicine in Lebanon is going missing, as the country struggles under the weight of covid-19.

At least 14 protesters were also wounded and more suffered breathing difficulties as a result of the 'extreme violence,' medics said.

Sudan closes Khartoum roads amid online calls for protests

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Sudan closes Khartoum roads amid online calls for protests

Soldiers have been deployed across Khartoum to close off roads amid calls for protests.

Funding <em>shortage</em> cuts aid to 4 million Yemenis: UN

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Funding shortage cuts aid to 4 million Yemenis: UN

Experts are increasingly worried that 'the window to prevent famine' in Yemen in closing quickly.

Libyans protest poor living conditions in Benghazi

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Libyans protest poor living conditions in Benghazi

After widespread demonstrations took place in Libya's capital Tripoli last month, a rare protest erupted in the eastern city of Benghazi.

Ramona Wadi

Israel-UAE 'peace plane' leaves suffering Gazans behind

Comment: As the Israeli-UAE 'peace' agreement takes centre stage, it deflects from a renewed siege on Gaza and the UN's failure to address Israel's settler colonialism, writes Ramona Wadi.

Ali Adam

Under blockade and bombs, Gazans fear Covid-19 disaster

Fear has gripped Gaza after the first community outbreak of Covid-19.

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Israel hit by Gaza's untreated sewage after power cut

Treatment plants in Gaza are unable to operate after Israel cut fuel supplies to the strip.

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Often on brink, Lebanon headed toward collapse

Lebanon is hurtling toward a tipping point at an alarming speed, driven by financial ruin, collapsing institutions, hyperinflation and rapidly ...

Lebanon faces darkness as generator owners threaten shut-off

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Lebanon faces darkness as generator owners threaten shut-off

The powerful owners of private generators in Lebanon are demanding the government let them buy fuel at a preferential rate.

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Fuel crisis in Houthi-controlled Yemen puts millions at risk

Yemen's Houthi-controlled areas are facing a devastating fuel crisis that threatens to impact clean water supplies, hospital ...

British MPs 'outraged' over arms sales to Saudi Arabia

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British MPs 'outraged' over arms sales to Saudi Arabia

This week we focus on a 'disappointing' decision by the UK to resume Saudi arms sales, warnings over famine in Yemen and more.

UN warns Yemen on the brink of famine again

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UN warns Yemen on the brink of famine again

The UN has once again sounded the alarm over Yemen's descent into famine as donor funds have dried up.

Lebanon's rising power cuts add to economic crisis

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Lebanon's rising power cuts add to economic crisis

Lebanon is experiencing a serious economic crisis offset by power cuts and austerity.

The Middle East at war with coronavirus: Top stories

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The Middle East at war with coronavirus: Top stories

In today's roundup: Iran mulls restrictions while the West Bank extends lockdown, US releases Kassim Tajideen, Yemen again faces famine, and a ...

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Venezuela to open its first 'Iranian supermarket'

Venezuela is stocking its first Iranian supermarket, reports said, after a ship carrying food cargo entered Venezuelan waters.

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Funding shortfall hinders Covid-19 response: World Bank chief

Coronavirus is leading to 'staggeringly large' losses in the global economy, according to World Bank President.

Omid Shokri Kalehsar

The geopolitics of Iran's fuel shipments to Venezuela

Iran's fuel shipments to Venezuela are a show of defiance against the US, but they will do little to fundamentally change energy ...

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Fourth Iranian tanker docks at Venezuelan port

A fourth Iranian tanker has arrived in Venezuela amid concern in Washington over the burgeoning relationship between the two countries.

Iranian oil tanker arrives at Venezuela's largest refinery

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Iranian oil tanker arrives at Venezuela's largest refinery

The first of five Iranian tankers has arrived at Venezuela's main oil refinery, bringing gasoline and oil derivatives to help boost the ...

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Iranian fuel shipment reaches Venezuelan waters

Iranian fuel and oil products entered Venezuelan waters on Saturday, despite growing concerns by the US.

Iran tankers sailing to Venezuela despite US pressure tactics

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Iran tankers sailing to Venezuela despite US pressure tactics

The US has tried to crack down on Iranian shipments, but five tankers are on their way to Venezuela, a fellow sanctioned nation with little to ...

Iran warns US against 'piracy' on Venezuela <em>fuel</em> shipment

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Iran warns US against 'piracy' on Venezuela fuel shipment

Iran and the US are at odds over a shipment of fuel to Venezuela, as both countries suffer under crippling sanctions.

UAE shipped 11,000 tonnes jet <em>fuel</em> to Libya: reports

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UAE shipped 11,000 tonnes jet fuel to Libya: reports

Two UAE firms have allegedly shipped jet fuel to renegade general Khalifa Haftar's forces in Libya.

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