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Three former senior aides to ousted Sudanese president Omar al-Bashir have caught the novel coronavirus in prison.

The fire started at the United Hospital Ltd. in Dhaka's Gulshan area. Firefighters have recovered the bodies of four men and one woman.

Egyptian pro-Sisi media launch campaign of incitement against doctors

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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.

Algeria will not give up controversial coronavirus drug treatment

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Algeria will not give up controversial coronavirus drug treatment

Algeria has continued the use of a drug whose use for Covid-19 treatment has been suspended by the World Health Organisation.

Black man dies after US officer kneels on neck

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Black man dies after US officer kneels on neck

A black man has died in Minneapolis police custody after an officer was video recorded kneeling on his neck during his arrest as he pleaded that ...

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American Muslims demand answers over killing of Sudanese-American man

A Muslim rights group is demanding answers over the shooting of a Sudanese-American man who displayed signs of mental illness.

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Egypt's doctors accuse government of causing coronavirus catastrophe

The Egyptian Medical Syndicate has accused the government of negligence 'tantamount to death through a dereliction of duty' over lack of ...

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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.

Israeli police shoot man after alleged stabbing attempt

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Israeli police shoot man after alleged stabbing attempt

Authorities claimed the unidentified man attempted to stab a police officer in east Jerusalem.

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Mother of stabbed British-Lebanese teenager dies 'with broken heart'

Debbie Makki, the mother of UK stabbing victim Yousef Makki died on Sunday, heartbroken over the legal 'injustice' of her son's case.

Joy and sorrow for Afghan parents after <em>hospital</em> attack

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Joy and sorrow for Afghan parents after hospital attack

New Afghan parents are haunted by the memory of an horrific killing spree at a Kabul maternity ward earlier this month.

Filipina domestic worker dies at 'overcrowded' shelter in Lebanon

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Filipina domestic worker dies at 'overcrowded' shelter in Lebanon

A migrant worker taking shelter at the Philippines embassy in Lebanon died in 'suspicious circumstances', prompting Manila to launch an ...

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

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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 ...

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.

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Gaza records its 'first' coronavirus-related death

Palestinians recorded the first coronavirus-related death in Gaza, increasing the total virus deaths inside Palestinian territories to five.

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24-year-old survivor recalls horror of Pakistan plane crash

Ninety-seven people were killed after a passenger plane crashed into a residential area in Pakistan's Karachi, authorities confirmed.

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The Middle East at war with coronavirus: Top stories

Saudi Arabia lifts its lockdown, Egypt's doctors lay into the government, Bethlehem's Church of the Nativity reopens and Ikea's car parks host ...

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Morocco prisoners make masks for fellow inmates

Prisoners in Morocco have been hard at work producing thousands of face masks for fellow inmates.

Yemen Aid: Battling coronavirus in a war zone

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Yemen Aid: Battling coronavirus in a war zone

The New Arab's series 'Together Against Coronavirus' looks at how NGOs in the Middle East and beyond are tackling Covid-19.

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Sudan vehicle crash kills at least 43

A vehicle collision on a highway in Sudan's Darfur region killed at least 43 people, police said.

'It has changed death': Covid-19 disrupts burials in Turkey

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'It has changed death': Covid-19 disrupts burials in Turkey

Coronavirus has disrupted burial rituals in Turkey, with families unable to grieve for their dead relatives and funeral prayers being conducted ...

Chechen leader Kadyrov hospitalised with suspected coronavirus

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Chechen leader Kadyrov hospitalised with suspected coronavirus

Chechen leader Ramzan Kadyrov, who has overseen a heavy-handed reponse to the Covid-19 outbreak - is the latest Russian official suspected to ...

A Ramadan like no other

Malia Bouattia

A Ramadan like no other

Comment: Malia Bouattia contemplates what a Ramadan under lockdown can teach us about resistance to injustice, and resilience in times of ...

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