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Colleagues of Mahdi El-Emary convinced him to undergo an ECG after the surgeon complained of abdominal pain and showed signs of fatigue.

A huge museum to Basel Al-Assad, the Syrian ruler's brother who died in 1994.

UN condemns Libya lawyer's killing

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UN condemns Libya lawyer's killing

Hanan al-Barassi was shot in her car in the east of the country.

Three teens charged in French teacher's beheading

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Three teens charged in French teacher's beheading

Three teenagers were charged in the beheading of a French history teacher who showed cartoons of the Prophet Mohammed in class.

Hariri's comeback met with scorn and apathy in Lebanon

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Hariri's comeback met with scorn and apathy in Lebanon

In-depth: Saad Hariri is back by unpopular demand after winning the backing of a narrow majority, almost exactly a year after he resigned amidst ...

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18-year-old Palestinian dies after 'severe beating' by Israeli troops

18-year-old Amer Abdel-Rahim Sanouber bore signs of violence and beatings on his neck from the back, according to Palestinian medics.

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WATCH: Detained Iraqi brothers reunite after 40 years

This is the moment two brothers that were separated four decades ago reunited in the Iraqi capital.

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Iran Guards vow Soleimani revenge will target 'those involved'

Iran continues to threaten the US over the death of General Qassem Soleimani during an air strike.

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Sudan's democratic transition still at risk of counter-revolutionary meddling

Comment: The reforms enacted in Sudan do not represent the immediate demands of protesters, and instead signal interference of UAE as a ...

IS claims knife killing of Tunisian National Guard

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IS claims knife killing of Tunisian National Guard

In a statement, IS said its "fighters" had carried out the Tunisia attack.

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Tunisian officer stabbed to death, authorities kill 3 'terrorists'

The attack took place in the tourist district of the city of Sousse, where 38 people, most of them Britons, were killed in a 2015 beachside ...

For Lebanese, recovery too heavy to bear after blast

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For Lebanese, recovery too heavy to bear after blast

Lebanese families are still struggling with rebuilding in the wake of the massive explosion centered at Beirut's port.

Iran reveals new missile named after '<em>martyr</em> Qasem Soleimani'

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Iran reveals new missile named after 'martyr Qasem Soleimani'

Iran has unveiled a new surface-to-surface missiles, amid continued tensions with Gulf states.

PKK says shot down Turkish helicopter in Iraq

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PKK says shot down Turkish helicopter in Iraq

The Kurdish Workers' Party (PKK) said it had shot down a Turkish helicopter in Iraqi Kurdistan in retaliation for the death of one of its ...

Lebanese army indiscriminately attacked unarmed protesters: Amnesty International

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Lebanese army indiscriminately attacked unarmed protesters: Amnesty International

Lebanese security apparatus have attacked unarmed protesters, including attacking medics.

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Iran says 2 convicted of spying for Israel, UK

Two people have been convicted in Iran for allegedly spying on behalf Israel, the UK and Germany.

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Hero Lebanese firefighter Sahar Fares buried after Beirut blast

The 25-year-old was among the first fatalities to be named, and was honoured with a public funeral which took place at her hometown of Qaa on ...

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Iran executes man for killing guard in 2017-18 protests

Iran executed a man convicted of killing a member of the Revolutionary Guards during deadly 2017-18 protests.

Danya Hajjaji

Three Saudi men arrested over tweets mourning late dissident

Three men were arrested in Saudi Arabia after posting tweets mourning activist Abdullah Al-Hamid, who died in detention in April.

Iran executes man convicted of spying for CIA, Mossad

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Iran executes man convicted of spying for CIA, Mossad

"Mahmoud Mousavi Majd's sentence was carried out on Monday morning over the charge of espionage so that the case of his betrayal to his country ...

Sam Hamad

Covid-19 has become Egypt's unofficial executioner

Comment: Sisi's regime knew full well that Scorpion prison's derelict, unsanitary hospital was full of Covid-19 cases, but they sent journalist ...

Iran's foreign minister called a ‘liar’ in parliament

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Iran's foreign minister called a ‘liar’ in parliament

Zarif was heckled during a parliamentary session in Iran over negotiations with the US on sanctions.

Turkish soldier dies in clashes with Kurdish rebels

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Turkish soldier dies in clashes with Kurdish rebels

A Turkish soldier has died in clashes with PKK rebels in northern Iraq.

Imran Khan slammed for saying bin Laden was 'martyred'

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Imran Khan slammed for saying bin Laden was 'martyred'

Prime Minister Imran Khan described former al-Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden as a martyr.

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