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Israeli military insiders are worried that frequent media leaks on anti-Iranian activities could threaten Israel.

When an important Iranian ship off the coast of Yemen was attacked this week, it marked an escalation in the Middle East's shadow war.

WHO experts: Covid probably came to humans from animals

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WHO experts: Covid probably came to humans from animals

Covid-19 probably passed to humans from a bat via an intermediary animal, an international expert mission to China concluded, with investigators all but ruling out a laboratory leak.

WHO report says animals likely source of COVID

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WHO report says animals likely source of COVID

A joint WHO-China study on the origins of Covid-19 listed four possible scenarios, the most likely being the transmission of the virus from bats ...

Houthi media releases 'leaked conversation' between Saleh and CIA

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Houthi media releases 'leaked conversation' between Saleh and CIA

The Houthi-run moral guidance department released an audio leak of the former director of the CIA urging Ali Abdullah Saleh to release ...

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Blinken to Afghan president: play ball or step aside

Comment: A leaked letter from the Biden administration demonstrates the problem with hinging a US troop withdrawal on a settlement that may never come, writes Adam Weinstein.

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Gaza girl dons 3D-printed mask to heal burnt face

An eight-year-old Palestinian girl, severely burned in a fire in Gaza last year, has been using a 3-D printed mask to heal her face.

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Secretive Israeli nuclear facility undergoes major project

The construction comes as Israel — under Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu — maintains its scathing criticism of Iran’s nuclear program.

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Red Sea reefs 'under threat' from Israel-UAE oil deal

Israeli environmentalists are warning that a UAE-Israeli oil pipeline deal threatens unique Red Sea coral reefs and could lead to "the next ...

Leaked intelligence trove reveals Iran's anti-US operations in Iraq

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Leaked intelligence trove reveals Iran's anti-US operations in Iraq

A report based on a 2018 Iranian intelligence cables shows Iran's attempts at recruiting informants who had access to US personnel and ...

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Saudi Arabia ‘ignoring’ Israel for leaking secret Netanyahu-MbS meeting

Riyadh is still angry with Israel for leaking reports on a secret meeting between Benjamin Netanyahu and Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman ...

Julian Assange: WikiLeaks' controversial founder

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Julian Assange: WikiLeaks' controversial founder

Some see Julian Assange as a fearless campaigner for press freedom, while others believe he was reckless with classified information, possibly ...

Hackers hit Hezbollah lender Qard al-Hasan, <em>leak</em> accounts data

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Hackers hit Hezbollah lender Qard al-Hasan, leak accounts data

The Hezbollah-affiliated financial foundation was hacked by a group that has published what it claims to be leaked databases of lenders and ...

Qatar joins IAEA convention on nuclear safety

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Qatar joins IAEA convention on nuclear safety

Qatar has joined the International Atomic Energy Agency convention on nuclear safety on Monday, after repeated calls to protect the environment.

Uighur exiles in Turkey 'blackmailed into spying for China'

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Uighur exiles in Turkey 'blackmailed into spying for China'

Several Uighurs say they have been pressured to give information on other exiles, according to a new report.

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Obituary: Saeb Erekat, the Palestinian chief negotiator and statesman

After a career in politics spanning decades, Saeb Erekat did not see the two-state solution he had fought for as chief negotiator.

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Egyptian woman commits suicide after intimate video leaked

After private videos filmed without her consent were posted on social media, a young woman 'burned herself to death' in Egypt, local media ...

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Arrest warrants issued for founders of Panama Papers firm

Germany has issued international arrest warrants for the two founders of the firm exposed by the Panama Papers leak.

12 killed in Bangladesh mosque gas explosion

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12 killed in Bangladesh mosque gas explosion

Over a dozen worshippers were killed in a gas explosion at a mosque, with many more injured.

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Mystery blasts hit UAE as first Israeli flight lands

Three killed, several hurt in two separate UAE restaurant blasts hours before Trump and Netanyahu's for further talks on normalisation.

The Iraq Report: Anti-corruption activists assassinated with impunity

The New Arab

The Iraq Report: Anti-corruption activists assassinated with impunity

A series of prominent figures, from academics to social media influencers and political activists, are once again being targeted for ...

YouTuber PewDiePie donates $100,000 to Lebanon Red Cross

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YouTuber PewDiePie donates $100,000 to Lebanon Red Cross

The Swedish YouTuber also encouraged his millions of fans to donate to the Lebanese Red Crescent.

Egyptian man sets home alight, kills family over 'expenses'

The New Arab Staff

Egyptian man sets home alight, kills family over 'expenses'

Five members of a family have been killed after a male relative set their home alight in a dispute over expenses.

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