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In Yemen, the diverse actors involved in the war are benefitting financially from the situation, while the population dies of hunger

Russia on Wednesday launched raids on the Moscow apartments and offices of jailed Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny.

Israel's vaccine success due to Netanyahu's 'data sharing agreement'

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Israel's vaccine success due to Netanyahu's 'data sharing agreement'

Israel is leading the world in vaccinating its population, but the programme has been snagged by major controversies regarding data sharing and the neglect of Palestinians in the West Bank.

Iraq could see return of unpopular checkpoints after blasts

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Iraq could see return of unpopular checkpoints after blasts

Checkpoints will return to Iraq following last week's attack in Baghdad that killed over 30 people.

Legacy of resistance: A family portrait of Egypt's uprising

Horriya Marzouk

Legacy of resistance: A family portrait of Egypt's uprising

In-depth: The Seif family became prominent figures in Egypt's uprising, confronting oppressive regimes which have made them pay dearly - ...

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Tunisia foreign minister tests positive for coronavirus

Tunisia's Foreign Minister Othman Jerandi is the latest high-profile victim of Covid-19

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Lebanese in impoverished north protest virus lockdown

Protesters were angry that Tripoli, the most impoverished city in Lebanon, is unable to cope with the nearly month-long lockdown with little to ...

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New anti-government protests after wounded Tunisian dies

Protesters clashed with police in the central Tunisian town of Sbeitla, after a young man hit by a teargas canister during clashes last week ...

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Netanyahu praises police over ultra-Orthodox protests

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu praised police after ultra-Orthodox protesters clashed with security forces and torched a bus in ...

Israel arrests 10 as ultra-Orthodox Jews protest lockdown

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Israel arrests 10 as ultra-Orthodox Jews protest lockdown

Israeli police have arrested 10 people amid violent protests in ultra-Orthodox areas against coronavirus lockdown measures

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Trump's plans to outlaw BDS as 'anti-Semitic' scrapped

Mike Pompeo's plan to outlaw the BDS movement and to label it as anti-Semitic is now off the table under the new Biden administration.

Kuwait emir re-appoints Sheikh Sabah Al-Khalid Al-Sabah as premier

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Kuwait emir re-appoints Sheikh Sabah Al-Khalid Al-Sabah as premier

Kuwait's cabinet and parliament are in a stand-off, leading to the resignation of the government.

New round of talks on Syria's constitution begins

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New round of talks on Syria's constitution begins

A new round of UN-sponsored talks to write a constitution for war-torn Syria has begun in Geneva, amid accusations that the Assad regime is ...

Prisoners of conscience suffer in Egypt's 'horrid prisons': Amnesty

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Prisoners of conscience suffer in Egypt's 'horrid prisons': Amnesty

To mark 10 years since the uprising in Egypt, Amnesty International released a report detailing the human rights abuses occurring in the ...

Greece, Turkey face first crisis talk since 2016

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Greece, Turkey face first crisis talk since 2016

Greece and Turkey will bow to EU and NATO pressure on Monday and hold the first direct talks over their explosive eastern Mediterranean standoff ...

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IMF urges Tunisia reform plan, social support

"Tunisia faces two immediate challenges: saving lives and livelihoods until the pandemic wanes, and starting to bring economic imbalances back to a sustainable trajectory."

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Biden undoes Trump migration orders, pushes for major reform

Scribbled signatures from his pen on Wednesday lifted an entry ban for people from many majority Muslim nations and halted construction of ...

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Muslim groups submit UN complaint over France's 'structural Islamophobia'

A collective of organisations has called on the UN to take action and put an end to anti-Muslim actions and policies in France.

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Missiles strike Baghdad airport amid new anti-IS operation

No one claimed responsibility for the latest rocket attacks, but the US has blamed Iran-aligned militia factions for repeatedly targeting its ...

UN: Violence in Sudan's Darfur killed 250, displaced 100,000

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UN: Violence in Sudan's Darfur killed 250, displaced 100,000

More than 100,000 people have been displaced since fighting erupted earlier this month.

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Iran calls on Biden to 'unconditionally' lift US sanctions

Iran has been watching the US elections closely, with Joe Biden's inauguration as the 46th president of the United States.

Denmark bars flights from UAE over 'Covid testing irregularities'

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Denmark bars flights from UAE over 'Covid testing irregularities'

Denmark has temporarily banned flights from the UAE after a whistleblower's report about testing procedures in the Gulf state.

Wary EU eyes improved Turkey ties

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Wary EU eyes improved Turkey ties

The EU and Turkey pushed to mend strained ties as Ankara's foreign minister visited Brussels.

How Greece is silencing NGOs to hide refugee abuses

Keira Dignan

How Greece is silencing NGOs to hide refugee abuses

In-depth: A new law prohibiting NGOs from reporting accounts of abuse in refugee camps is part of a wider crackdown since the New Democracy ...

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