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Tidal failed to comply with new internet regulations, the Turkish government said.

This week we focus on the impact of a potential US move to designate the Houthis as "terrorists".

Iran closes businesses, curtails travel amid virus surge

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Iran closes businesses, curtails travel amid virus surge

The new lockdown measures, which include shuttering most businesses, shops, malls, and restaurants, include Iran’s largest cities of Mashhad, Isfahan, and Shiraz.

'Foreigners leave': Mosque in Germany plastered with Islamophobic posters

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'Foreigners leave': Mosque in Germany plastered with Islamophobic posters

Right-wing extremists targeted a mosque in Germany on Friday, reports confirmed, amid heightened Islamophobia in Europe.

Yemen in 'imminent danger' of world's worst famine

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Yemen in 'imminent danger' of world's worst famine

'Immediate action' must be taken to avert the deaths of millions in war-torn Yemen, UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres said.

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'Terrorist' tag for Yemen's Houthis raises aid blocks fears

Washington's plans to designate Yemen's Houthi rebels a "terrorist organisation" could impede humanitarian aid into the war-torn country.

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Iran cut internet access to conceal protest killings: Amnesty

Amnesty said Iran deliberately cut internet access to hide November 2019 killings of protestors and called for a probe by the UN Human ...

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Delegation from illegal Israeli settlements meet with Dubai businessmen

A delegation of Israeli settlers visited Dubai to forge business ties.

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Sudan braces for up to 200,000 fleeing Ethiopia fighting

There are hundreds of thousands of Ethiopians who are fleeing the Tigray region following intense conflict in the region.

Jordan votes in election clouded by pandemic

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Jordan votes in election clouded by pandemic

On the eve of polling day, the kingdom had confirmed around 115,000 infections.

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EU chief calls for body 'to train imams'

A European institute should be formed to train imams across the region, the EU chief suggested on Monday, amid weeks of heightened tensions.

Jordan's parliamentary elections: New challenges, old expectations

Victoria Silva

Jordan's parliamentary elections: New challenges, old expectations

In-depth: Amid a raging pandemic, campaign restrictions have allowed a new generation of candidates to enter the fray. For most Jordanians, ...

Need for 'new relationship' between EU, US: France

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Need for 'new relationship' between EU, US: France

French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian said Europe has 'shed its naivety in the past four years and begun to assert itself as a power'.

Ethiopia nears war as PM orders military confrontation

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Ethiopia nears war as PM orders military confrontation

Observers have worried for months about the growing tensions and their implications for the long-turbulent Horn of Africa region.

Millennials in California strike a tone of cautious optimism

Suzy Woltmann

Millennials in California strike a tone of cautious optimism

At a watch party in California, Suzy Woltmann takes the temperature among a group of millennial voters.

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Indian Kashmir shuts down over land rights law

Local anger is brewing in Indian-ruled Kashmir over a new measure allowing outsiders to buy land in the disputed territory.

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New Melania Trump photo reignites fake 'double' conspiracy

A new photo of the First Lady has reignited an internet conspiracy theory about the existence of a double.

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Iranian man dies following 'police torture' on Mashhad street

Mehrdad Sepehri was killed after being tied to a metal pole in the street and assaulted by a policeman, triggering outrage in Iran.

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Qatari supermarkets shun French products amid calls for boycott

Social media users in Qatar and other Gulf states have called for a boycott of French products in response to the country's alleged Islamophobia.

US Muslim congresswoman uses Arabic profanity to describe Trump

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US Muslim congresswoman uses Arabic profanity to describe Trump

Palestinian-American Congresswoman Rashida Tlaib used an Arabic profanity to describe Trump in a tweet that had people amused and confused.

Sahar Esfandiari

Diaspora in Bloom: Spotlighting contemporary Assyrian art and identity

A virtual but intimate exhibition aims to showcase modern-day Assyrian art created by the ancient community's widespread diaspora, exploring the ...

Kazakhs despair for relatives missing in Xinjiang

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Kazakhs despair for relatives missing in Xinjiang

Hundreds of Kazakhs have been detained by Chinese authorities in Xinjiang.

Deadly stabbing in Germany investigated as 'terror attack'

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Deadly stabbing in Germany investigated as 'terror attack'

A 20-year-old Syrian man was arrested on Tuesday, weeks after a knife attack killed one tourist and seriously injured another in the German city ...

Half of Trump voters believe QAnon conspiracy theory: poll

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Half of Trump voters believe QAnon conspiracy theory: poll

A new poll has revealed that only 17 percent of registered Trump voters don't believe in the QAnon conspiracy theory that has swept the United ...

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