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Tribal sources have reported that Islamic State affiliated militants have attacked a village in northeastern Sinai and killed three civilians for cooperating with Egyptian security forces.

The trial of 20 Saudi suspects that began in absentia on Friday was postponed to November, in hopes that the suspects would be made to attend the hearings.

Afghan warlord awarded 'country's highest military rank'

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Afghan warlord awarded 'country's highest military rank'

Abdul Rahid Dostum has been accused of widespread human rights abuses over decades, including killing thousands of Taliban prisoners in the aftermath of the US invasion in 2001.

Italy slams Egypt's stance on student's <em>killing</em>

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Italy slams Egypt's stance on student's killing

Since late 2018, Italian prosecutors have called for Egypt to hand over five intelligence and police service officials or to at least help Italy ...

Zanzibar's forgotten legacy of slavery and ethnic cleansing

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Zanzibar's forgotten legacy of slavery and ethnic cleansing

The 1964 mass killings in Zanzibar and the slavery which preceded them highlight uncomfortable issues about Arab-African relations at a time ...

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Houthis threaten to target Saudi military sites following strikes

The spokesman for Yemen’s Houthi rebels has threatened to target military and government strikes in Saudi Arabia after the Saudi-led coalition launched a new operation against the Houthis on Thursday.

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Libyan government finds more bodies in former Haftar stronghold

The Libyan government has found six more bodies in a mass grave in the former Haftar stronghold of Tarhouna, raising the total number of corpses ...

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Turkey trial of Khashoggi murder suspects begins in absentia

Two former aids to Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman and 18 other suspects are on trial in absentia.

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Iran agrees to compensate downed plane victims' families: Sweden

Sweden said Iran has agreed to compensate the families of foreign victims of a Ukrainian passenger plane that was shot down in January.

New Zealand mosque shooter to be sentenced in August

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New Zealand mosque shooter to be sentenced in August

A white supremacist who murdered dozens of Muslim worshippers in last year's New Zealand mosque shootings will be sentenced next month.

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Egypt court sentences Coptic monks for abbot's killing

An Egyptian court upheld a death sentence for one Coptic monk and life imprisonment for another over the 2018 murder of a desert monastery's ...

Minor Detail: A haunting meditation on violence and memory

Ramona Wadi

Minor Detail: A haunting meditation on violence and memory

Book Club: Adania Shibli's evocative novel is a searing reflection on the Palestinian experience of violence and memory.

Egypt and Italy discuss Giulio Regeni case

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Egypt and Italy discuss Giulio Regeni case

The Egyptian Prosecution has reportedly requested assistance from its Italian counterparts in investigating the abduction, torture and slaying ...

Turkish President Erdogan visits Qatar

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Turkish President Erdogan visits Qatar

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan will meet with Emir Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani on a one-day visit to Qatar.

'More than 80' killed in Ethiopia unrest

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'More than 80' killed in Ethiopia unrest

Hacahlu Hundessa had been a prominent voice in anti-government protests that led to a change in leadership in 2018. Deadly protests followed his ...

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Detainees 'at high virus risk' in crowded Yemen jail

In one incident, 44 detainees were transferred to a room of only 10 square meters, according to relatives who spoke to the New-York based rights group.

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Turkish naval commander meets Libyan chief of staff

Turkey's Admiral Adnan Ozbal has met the Libyan government's Chief of Staff in Tripoli ahead of an expected confrontation between Libyan ...

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Turkey to try Khashoggi murder suspects in absentia

Hatice Cengiz, the Turkish fiancee of Jamal Khashoggi, revealed Turkish authorities will try the suspected murderers of the slain Saudi ...

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Europe suspend Pakistan's PIA over fake pilot licence scandal

Pakistan's national carrier has been suspended from the European Union for six months, officials confirmed, after shocking reports revealed ...

Premier League still mulling Saudi-led bid for Newcastle

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Premier League still mulling Saudi-led bid for Newcastle

The Premier League has not yet approved Saudi Arabia's takeover of Newcastle football team.

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Iran Revolutionary Guard convoy targeted by 'roadside bombs'

Jaish Al-Adl, which was formed in 2012, have targeted Iranian military and security forces in numerous deadly skirmishes and suicide bombings.

Balochistan separatists say stock exchange attack targeted China, Pakistan

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Balochistan separatists say stock exchange attack targeted China, Pakistan

Separatists from Pakistan's Balochistan province attacked the national stock exchange in Karachi, killing four people in a brazen ...

George Floyd murder trial set for next year

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George Floyd murder trial set for next year

A Minneapolis judge on Monday set the trial date for four ex-police officers charged in the murder of George Floyd.

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