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Prime Minister Moctar Ouane resigned on Friday but was immediately reappointed to choose a new 'broad-based' cabinet.

Lebanon's electricity crisis is now expected to worsen after the two power barges shut off their supply Friday.

Saudi Arabia cracking down on online dissent with detentions

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Saudi Arabia cracking down on online dissent with detentions

April saw more prisoners of conscience jailed in Saudi Arabia than the three previous months combined.

One dead after Gaza militants fire rockets at Israel

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One dead after Gaza militants fire rockets at Israel

An Israeli woman was killed and eight people were injured south of Tel Aviv after Gaza militants fired rockets towards central Israel.

Egypt reached out to Israel over tensions: FM

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Egypt reached out to Israel over tensions: FM

The Arab League has called for the ICC to include the latest attempts to evict Palestinians from their homes in east Jerusalem in an ongoing war ...

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Arab, Muslim countries condemn Israel's assault on Gaza

Israel's overnight strikes on Gaza, which killed nine children, have drawn round condemnation from regional powers.

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IMF announces financing plan aimed at Sudan debt relief

The amount of the financing was not disclosed, but the IMF and World Bank put Sudan's total external debt at an estimated $49.8 billion as of ...

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Israel using ‘wanton force’ at Jerusalem protests: Amnesty

Amnesty International said evidence indicated Israel has launched 'violent raids on al-Aqsa' and 'unprovoked attacks on peaceful ...

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UN experts: IS committed genocide against Yazidis

“I ask you to start a new chapter - legal accountability for ISIS crimes would dramatically impact every action of my community’s recovery.”

Arab nations hit out at Israel for Jerusalem violence

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Arab nations hit out at Israel for Jerusalem violence

Arab countries, including four that last year agreed to normalise relations with Israel, have condemned a weekend of violence towards ...

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Dozens dead in blast near Afghan girls' school

More than 30 people were killed and dozens more wounded in an attack targeting a girls' school in Kabul, authorities said on Saturday.

Iran urges UN to condemn Israel's Jerusalem 'war crime'

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Iran urges UN to condemn Israel's Jerusalem 'war crime'

More than 200 Palestinians were injured in the Israeli police assault on Jerusalem's Al-Aqsa mosque complex.

EU urges authorities to 'de-escalate' Jerusalem tensions

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EU urges authorities to 'de-escalate' Jerusalem tensions

The European Union called on 'all sides' to stop 'violence and incitement' in occupied east Jerusalem.

Opposition fighters withdraw from Mogadishu after deadly clashes

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Opposition fighters withdraw from Mogadishu after deadly clashes

Hundreds of opposition fighters withdrew from positions they had held in Mogadishu, Somalia's capital, since late April.

Activists say Instagram 'censoring' posts on Israel's forced evictions

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Activists say Instagram 'censoring' posts on Israel's forced evictions

Activists say that Instagram is deleting posts about the forced evictions taking place in Sheikh Jarrah.

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UN cautions Israel over possible eviction-related 'war crimes'

The UN warning over possible war crimes comes amid continued protests in the Sheikh Jarrah neighbourhood.

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Sheikh Jarrah protests continue as far-right lawmaker visits

Demonstrations have continued in Sheikh Jarrah as a far-right Israeli lawmaker visited the neighbourhood in support of the Jewish settlers.

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French FM threatens sanctions, says Lebanon faces 'collective suicide'

French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drianheld held talks on Thursday with President Michel Aoun and other senior Lebanese politicians.

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Fighting Israel's erasure of Palestinian identity in Jerusalem

In-depth: From Sheikh Jarrah to Damascus Gate, Palestinians face a battle to protect their presence in Jerusalem.

Yemen PM visits Marib as Houthi desperation grows

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Yemen PM visits Marib as Houthi desperation grows

Yemen's prime minister has visited conflict-torn Marib in a show of support and strength, as UN-brokered ceasefire effort falters.

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Israeli army kills Palestinian teen in West Bank

The Israeli army has shot and killed a 16-year-old teenager near the West Bank city of Nablus, the Palestinian health ministry said.

UN envoy says push for Yemen ceasefire is faltering

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UN envoy says push for Yemen ceasefire is faltering

UN envoy Martin Griffiths has warned that efforts to achieve a ceasefire in Yemen’s bloody conflict are faltering amid continued fighting ...

Scores demand UN probe of 1988 Iran dissident killings

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Scores demand UN probe of 1988 Iran dissident killings

In an open letter, over 150 signatories have called for an investigation into the alleged extrajudicial executions of thousands of mostly young ...

Syrian refugees create Spain's first Arabic news outlet

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Syrian refugees create Spain's first Arabic news outlet

With incidents of xenophobia towards Arab communities in Spain on the rise, the establishment of Baynana is a welcome counterweight to ...

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