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The US ambassador to the UN demanded that Syria publicise the status of detainees.

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken urged Ethiopia's prime minister to allow an international investigation after allegations of a massacre.

Syrian pound hits record low against dollar

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Syrian pound hits record low against dollar

Syria's pound sunk to a new low against the dollar on the black market.

Myanmar security forces fire on anti-coup protesters

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Myanmar security forces fire on anti-coup protesters

Myanmar security forces fired on protesters demonstrating against the February 1 coup.

Delhi's anti-Muslim riots: ‘We have no hope for justice’

Aakash Hassan

Delhi's anti-Muslim riots: ‘We have no hope for justice’

In-depth: The communal violence in 2020 was the deadliest in decades as armed Hindu mobs rampaged through Muslim neighbourhoods. A year later, ...

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Three female media workers shot to death in Afghanistan

Zalmai Latifi -- the director at Enikass TV -- said the women were killed in two separate attacks after leaving the station.

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Lebanon pound plummets to all-time low

Before the latest hit, the Lebanese pound had briefly stabilised at 8,000-8,500 to the greenback in recent weeks.

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UN investigator slams US inaction against MbS

Washington's decision not to sanction the crown prince was an "extremely dangerous move", the UN's special rapporteur on summary executions said.

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Danish MP suggests cooperation with Assad to return refugees

The suggestion comes in conjunction with efforts by the ruling centre-left government, headed by Mette Fredricksen, to provide "temporary ...

Watchdog RSF files lawsuit against Saudi prince over Khashoggi

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Watchdog RSF files lawsuit against Saudi prince over Khashoggi

Reporters Without Borders (RSF) said that it had filed a criminal case in a German court against Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman over the ...

Mansour Omari

Verbatim transcript of Syrian Koblenz trial is a must

Comment: The Koblenz trial is of national interest to Germany. Denying that, is to also deny Syrians a valuable, formal archive of Assad's ...

The Iraq Report: Turkey and Iran trade diplomatic blows

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The Iraq Report: Turkey and Iran trade diplomatic blows

Iraq has once more emerged as an arena of competition between Turkey and Iran as the two historic rivals clash over Ankara's intervention ...

Arbitrary detentions in Syria may be war crimes: UN

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Arbitrary detentions in Syria may be war crimes: UN

Tens of thousands of civilians were detained, some subjected to torture and sexual offence, according to the report of the UN commission on Syria

Papal visit to Iraq to go ahead despite concerns

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Papal visit to Iraq to go ahead despite concerns

The 84-year-old pope will make his first visit to the country despite being in to coronavirus age risk group.

Five places Pope Francis will see on Iraq trip

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Five places Pope Francis will see on Iraq trip

Pope Francis is visiting Iraq and has five heritage sites on his list of visits, including some damaged in the war on IS.

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Khashoggi fiancee demands punishment for Saudi prince

The Turkish fiancee of slain Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi is requesting a punishment for Saudi crown prince Mohammed bin Salman "without delay"

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UN seeks $3.85 billion to prevent famine in Yemen

The United Nations said on Monday that $3.85 billion were needed in Yemen to prevent large-scale famine after six years of war

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Indian rooster kills owner with cockfight blade

A rooster fitted with a knife for an illegal cockfight in southern India has killed its owner, sparking a manhunt for the organisers of ...

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Syria intercepts Israeli missiles over Damascus: state media

Syrian air defences intercepted Israeli missiles over Damascus on Sunday, Syrian regime news agency SANA said.

War turning Yemen into broken state, beyond repair: UN

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War turning Yemen into broken state, beyond repair: UN

The war in Yemen is turning the impoverished country into an "unviable state" that will be almost beyond repair, a top UN official warned.

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UK urged to ban arms sales to Saudi Arabia

The UK is the second largest exporter of arms to Saudi Arabia.

Six dead as Myanmar junta intensifies crackdown on protesters

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Six dead as Myanmar junta intensifies crackdown on protesters

According to medics and journalists, six people have been shot dead by the junta in Myanmar when they were protesting against the coup

Yemen rebels claim Saudi strikes, threaten new attacks

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Yemen rebels claim Saudi strikes, threaten new attacks

Houthi forces claimed the attempted strikes that targeted Saudi Arabia the night before

Biden to clarify US stance on Saudi Arabia

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Biden to clarify US stance on Saudi Arabia

No further sanctions are expected despite calls for tougher measures against Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman.

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