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Al Yamaniah is shining a spotlight on the creative talents of Yemeni women.

Activists in North Darfur are recording dozens of deaths from coronavirus as patients in the war-ravaged area avoid government hospitals, saying they will get no help there

Israel tests 100,000 to prevent pandemic 'second wave'

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Israel tests 100,000 to prevent pandemic 'second wave'

Despite faring relatively well compared to some countries, Israel is already preparing for a second wave in coronavirus cases.

A plan to resist Trump’s Deal of the Century

Abbad Yahya

A plan to resist Trump’s Deal of the Century

The long read: A new book by Palestinian intellectual Azmi Bishara presents a comprehensive strategy to resist Trump and Netanyahu’s widely ...

Turkey claims <em>healthcare</em> 'transformation' helped vanquish Covid-19

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Turkey claims healthcare 'transformation' helped vanquish Covid-19

Turkey claims a healthcare transformation helped suppress coronavirus cases.

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Egyptian pro-Sisi media launch campaign of incitement against doctors

Pro-Sisi media have launched a campaign of incitement against doctors, including death threats.

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Yemeni chief of staff survives missile strike, son killed

The chief of staff of the Yemeni internationally-recognised government’s army has survived a missile strike on a military camp near Marib which ...

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WATCH: Egypt imam abandons Eid prayer, flees from police

Egyptian authorities have reportedly arrested a sheikh that was filmed fleeing from police in a hilarious video that appeared online, after he ...

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WATCH: Egyptian family abduct corpse of victim from hospital

A video that emerged online shows the moment an Egyptian family attempted to kidnap the body of a relative who had died from Covid-19.

France and Turkey's growing rivalry in the Middle East

Jonathan Fenton-Harvey

France and Turkey's growing rivalry in the Middle East

France views Turkey's foreign policy stance as a threat to its own economic and geopolitical interests.

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Coronavirus Pandemic: Positive stories of resilience and bravery

Top five stories highlighting the Middle East’s resilience in the face of the novel coronavirus this week.

Syria Weekly: Fears over 'under the radar' coronavirus epidemic

Paul McLoughlin

Syria Weekly: Fears over 'under the radar' coronavirus epidemic

Areas outside Syrian regime control remain at a major disadvantage in battling Covid-19, with fears that the coronavirus could be more ...

In pictures: Muslims celebrate Eid amid lockdowns, coronavirus fears

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In pictures: Muslims celebrate Eid amid lockdowns, coronavirus fears

Traditional celebrations marking the end of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan have been dampened by the coronavirus pandemic, forcing many to ...

Sudan to establish police force to protect health workers

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Sudan to establish police force to protect health workers

Sudan has vowed to protect its healthcare workers amid the Covid-19 pandemic through the creation of a police force.

Turkey jails politician over videos of song from mosques

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Turkey jails politician over videos of song from mosques

An opposition politician in Turkey has been detained by authorities for sharing a video that showed the moment mosques blared an Italian ...

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Funding gaps threaten Yemen coronavirus fight, says UN

A number of aid programmes in Yemen could be cut due to funding shortages, the UN warned, as the war-torn country grapples with its coronavirus outbreak.

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Will the Palestinian Authority really cut ties with Israel?

With annexation on the horizon, Mahmoud Abbas has issued a familiar threat. But with an ill-prepared PA and so much at stake, will he really go ...

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IMF approves $396 million for Jordan to fight coronavirus

Jordan has been granted a loan in order to tackle the coronavirus pandemic, as the IMF dishes out emergency funds to combat the economic ...

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The Middle East at war with coronavirus: Top stories

Netflix releases nostalgic Arabic films for Eid under lockdown, Turkey declares 'mission accomplished' in the battle against coronavirus, and ...

10,000 <em>healthcare</em> workers infected with coronavirus in Iran

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10,000 healthcare workers infected with coronavirus in Iran

Healthcare workers in Iran are suffering, as thousands have been infected by Covid-19 as they work in the frontlines.

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Turkey declares 'Mission Accomplished' in battle against coronavirus

A Turkish official has declared 'Mission Accomplished' in the country's battle against its Covid-19 outbreak.

Pandemic and violence jeopardise Afghanistan's fragile peace process

Syed Fazl-e-Haider

Pandemic and violence jeopardise Afghanistan's fragile peace process

The Covid-19 pandemic and a spike in violence threaten to jeopardise Afghanistan's fragile peace process.

A weakened Haftar isn't the end of Libya's woes

Jonathan Fenton-Harvey

A weakened Haftar isn't the end of Libya's woes

Comment: In Libya, rogue General Haftar may be weakened, but his foreign backers will still act to prevent a stable, democratic government ...

The Middle East at war with coronavirus: Top stories

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The Middle East at war with coronavirus: Top stories

Iranian medics are saying there are new coronavirus symptoms, Egyptian hospitals have reached critical threshold and other stories from today.

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