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The UAE’s General Civil Aviation Authority has cleared the crash-prone Boeing 737 Max for operations.

Indonesian transport minister Budi Karya Sumadi said a box had been found after a plane plunged about 10,000 feet in less than a minute before slamming into the Java Sea.

Indonesian divers hunt seabed for crashed plane's black boxes

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Indonesian divers hunt seabed for crashed plane's black boxes

Indonesian divers returned to a wreckage-littered seabed off Jakarta hunting for black boxes that will likely be key to unlocking the mystery of why a jet fell from the sky

Indonesia locates black box recorders from crashed Sriwijaya plane

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Indonesia locates black box recorders from crashed Sriwijaya plane

Two black boxes belonging to the Sriwijaya Air Boeing 737-500 that crashed shortly after take off have been found by authorities.

Indonesia rescuers find human remains after deadly plane crash

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Indonesia rescuers find human remains after deadly plane crash

The Sriwijaya Air Boeing 737-500 went into a steep dive about four minutes after it left Soekarno-Hatta international airport in Jakarta on ...

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Indonesia budget airline jet 'suspected' to have crashed: official

More than 60 people were onboard the flight, which lost contact with authorities minutes after leaving Jakarta's airport.

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Indonesia's Sriwijaya Air loses contact with plane after take-off

There were 56 passengers and six crew members onboard the plane.

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A Sudan in transition presents first-ever film for Oscars

Acclaimed coming-of-age story 'You Will Die at Twenty' is only the eight film to have been made inside Sudan.

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US, Morocco agree to boost military cooperation

Washington remains the number one arms supplier to Rabat, with the Kingdom hosting the largest annual war games for US troops in Africa.

Hundreds of Australian artists, academics sign anti-annexation letter

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Hundreds of Australian artists, academics sign anti-annexation letter

More than 700 Australian academics and artists have signed a letter calling on Canberra to publicly oppose Israeli plans to annex large parts of ...

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Ethiopia's Nile dam talks with Sudan fail deal

Talks on Ethiopia's Nile dam have not been successful, as Sudan, Egypt and Ethiopia fail to come up with a solution to the dispute.

Palestinians fear expulsion for Israeli high-tech hub in Jerusalem

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Palestinians fear expulsion for Israeli high-tech hub in Jerusalem

Israel's plans to build 'Silicon Wadi' in Jerusalem has concerned Palestinian business owners who say they are being evicted to make way for the ...

First Egyptian MP infected with coronavirus, twelve others quarantined

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First Egyptian MP infected with coronavirus, twelve others quarantined

Sherine Farrag has become the first member of Egypt’s parliament to catch the novel coronavirus. Twelve other MPs who came into contact with her ...

<em>Lion</em> tamers live-stream shows from Cairo living room

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Lion tamers live-stream shows from Cairo living room

With Cairo's entertainment facilities closed for months, the famous Helw family of lion trainers are broadcasting big cat spectacles ...

Sudan vets scramble to save starved lions in Khartoum

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Sudan vets scramble to save starved lions in Khartoum

An online campaign to save the malnourished lions went viral but failed to save the life of one lioness.

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All 170 aboard crashed Ukrainian jet dead: Iran

The Boeing 737 had left Tehran's international airport bound for Kiev before crashing, according to the semi-official Iranian agency ISNA.

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France summons Iran ambassador over 'intolerable' detention of academics

France summoned the Iranian ambassador over the 'intolerable' detention of two French academics, one of which has just begun a hunger strike ...

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French, Australian academics jailed in Iran begin hunger strike

French-Iranian researcher Fariba Adelkhah and Australian academic Kylie Moore-Gilbert have begun a hunger strike to protest their ongoing ...

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Iraq protesters bring lions to fight riot police dogs

A young Iraqi man has brought a fearsome lion to a protest upon hearing that security forces would use dogs against protesters, going ...

Saudi man arrested for walking his <em>lion</em> in Jeddah

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Saudi man arrested for walking his lion in Jeddah

The man was spotted walking his lion on one of the main roads in the Saudi city of Jeddah.

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Anger after Morocco minister labels Arabic language 'primitive, un-scientific'

A Moroccan minister has sparked calls for his resignation after he allegedly attacked the Arabic language, labeling it 'primitive' and unfit for ...

Four must-watch MENA films from the Venice Film Festival

Sarah Khalil

Four must-watch MENA films from the Venice Film Festival

Four films from the region to look out for at this year's Venice film festival.

Thousands flood London to protest Trump's UK visit

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Thousands flood London to protest Trump's UK visit

Thousands took to the streets of central London on Tuesday to protest Trump's visit, with the infamous blimp of the US president once again ...

Can Iraq finally realise its potential for tourism?

Paul Iddon

Can Iraq finally realise its potential for tourism?

In-depth: With a $78 million budget allocation this year to repair its heritage sites and improve infrastructure, Iraq is in high hopes of ...

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