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Following the outbreak of fighting between Azerbaijani and Armenian forces on Sunday over the breakaway region of Nagorny Karabakh, Turkish President Erdogan has vowed to support Azerbaijan

Imran Khan called on the UN General Assembly to declare an international day to combat Islamophobia.

Lebanon detains man over four slain soldiers

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Lebanon detains man over four slain soldiers

The military said the man arrested is part of a 'militant' cell linked to the deaths of four soldiers, two police officers and the son of a local politician.

Amnesty International slams abuse of refugees in Libya

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Amnesty International slams abuse of refugees in Libya

Amnesty International has urged the EU to reconsider cooperation with Libya, saying that “appalling human rights abuses” were being committed ...

Mayors invited to Saudi summit urged to boycott event

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Mayors invited to Saudi summit urged to boycott event

Mayors must boycott a summit held by Saudi Arabia coinciding with the second anniversary of the murder of Jamal Khashoggi, rights groups said.

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UN warns of possible 'war crimes' in Turkish-controlled Syria

Michelle Bachelet, the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, said the situation in areas of northern Syria controlled by Turkey was grim.

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The Iraq Report: US drawdown will embolden Iran's proxies

Iran-backed militias will feel emboldened by a reduction of capable enemies on their doorstep, and could seek to expand their power and ...

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Nine Serbs held over 1992 Bosnia killings of Muslims

Nine Serbs have been arrested for taking part in the killings of 44 Muslim civilians in the early 1990s.

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Syrian gravedigger reveals details of 'Nazi-like' regime mass killings

A former gravedigger has given a German court horrifying details about the burial of tens of thousands of Assad regime torture victims in mass ...

Saudi Arabia rebuked at UN over abuses, Khashoggi

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Saudi Arabia rebuked at UN over abuses, Khashoggi

In the third joint statement to the council targeting Riyadh since the 2018 killing, the mainly European countries renewed a call for ...

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Israeli handed 3 life sentences for killing Palestinian family

A Jewish settler was given three life sentences on Monday for murdering a Palestinian toddler and his parents in an arson attack.

Uproar after 'victim blaming' in Pakistan gang rape case

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Uproar after 'victim blaming' in Pakistan gang rape case

Protests hit Pakistan after a police chief appeared to blame the victim for an alleged gang rape while she was driving with her children at ...

After months of delays, Afghan peace talks to open

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After months of delays, Afghan peace talks to open

Peace talks between the Taliban and Afghan government negotiators will start on Saturday in Qatar.

Pakistan detains 15 after rape of woman on highway

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Pakistan detains 15 after rape of woman on highway

Two armed men allegedly gang raped a woman in front of her children after her car broke down on a deserted highway.

Normalisation with Israel would betray Sudan's refugees

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Normalisation with Israel would betray Sudan's refugees

Comment: As Sudan seeks to appease Washington through normalising ties with Israel, any such deal would be betray its own people as well as ...

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The Iraq Report: France asserts itself as US withdraws

France is eyeing a role in Iraq as the United States continues to drawdown its presence in the country.

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UN report says rebels in Yemen recruited teenage girls

The report is based on more than 400 accounts and focuses mainly on a period from July 2019 to June this year.

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Afghanistan VP lightly wounded in deadly Kabul blast

The attack in the capital Kabul was quickly condemned as an attempt to frustrate the country's ongoing peace process.

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Macron backs Iraq 'sovereignty' on first Baghdad visit

French President Emmanuel Macron met Iraqi leaders, stressing the country's 'sovereignty'.

Basra <em>killings</em> expose Iraq's deadly web of corruption

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Basra killings expose Iraq's deadly web of corruption

An alleged cover-up of the killing of local activists in Basra reveals how a corrupt political network in southern Iraq is ready to do anything ...

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Saudi court sentences seven to death for 2014 killings

Seven defendants were handed the death penalty and three others given 25-year prison terms after being convicted of killing seven people during ...

Trial opens over Charlie Hebdo attacks that stunned France

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Trial opens over Charlie Hebdo attacks that stunned France

Fourteen people accused of aiding gunmen attack the offices of Charlie Hebdo and a Kosher supermarket went on trial under tight security, five ...

Where does STL verdict leave Lebanon's search for accountability?

Kareem Shaheen

Where does STL verdict leave Lebanon's search for accountability?

Comment: Establishing the truth behind Hariri's killing and a string of other assassinations is an important step towards reconciliation, as ...

Israel launches new airstrikes on southern Syria

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Israel launches new airstrikes on southern Syria

Israel has launched hundreds of strikes in southern Syria.

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