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The death toll from recent violence in Sudan's Darfur region has risen above 200.

Lebanon's top medics dealing with the coronavirus pandemic have urged an extension of the lockdown, which will last until the last week of January.

Yemen clashes near Hodeida 'kill 150 in a week'

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Yemen clashes near Hodeida 'kill 150 in a week'

Medics and rescue workers said that military fatalities on the two government and Houthi sides had reached a total of 70 between Saturday and Sunday

At least 83 killed in fighting in Sudan's Darfur

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At least 83 killed in fighting in Sudan's Darfur

A local dispute has morphed into broader fighting in West Darfur's capital, marking the worst outbreak of violence in the restive region since a ...

Malaysia declares virus emergency, sparking anger

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Malaysia declares virus emergency, sparking anger

Critics of Malaysia's government have accused authorities of attempting to use the coronavirus pandemic to cling to power, after the king ...

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Does Khamenei want to make Iran into North Korea?

Comment: Khamenei's US/UK vaccines ban isn't just the usual anti-western sentiment, it's proof his regime cares little for Iranian lives, and signals even more radical times ahead, writes Arash Azizi.

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Lebanon considers tighter lockdown amid coronavirus surge

Lebanon's handling of the virus surge amid a deepening economic crisis has been under scrutiny, with many saying hesitant policies have failed ...

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Uproar in Iran over banning of British, American vaccines

Iranian medics sent an open letter to President Hassan Rouhani urging the government to stop politicising the coronavirus crisis after ...

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Medics warn of coronavirus 'catastrophe' in Lebanon

Lebanon, with a population of around six million, has recorded 183,888 coronavirus cases, including 1,466 deaths, since February.

Egypt bans New Year celebrations to curb virus cases

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Egypt bans New Year celebrations to curb virus cases

With cases rising in the country, Egypt has announced that all New Year celebrations are to be cancelled as a precautionary measure.

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Hopes crushed as Tunisians mark a decade since revolution

Ten years after the Arab Spring revolutions, Tunisia is still battling for a better future.

Striking Tunisia <em>medics</em> protest following doctor's death

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Striking Tunisia medics protest following doctor's death

The protesters, many of them wearing white coats, gathered outside the health ministry in Tunis and chanted angry slogans against the country's ...

Iraqis renew protests in solidarity after violence

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Iraqis renew protests in solidarity after violence

Protests erupted in several Iraqi cities one week after deadly clashes took place between anti-government protesters and supporters of a ...

The Iraq Report: Sadr makes a gamble for power

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The Iraq Report: Sadr makes a gamble for power

The powerful cleric's political ambitions have been branded a cynical ploy by youth protesters who have been demonstrating against corruption, a ...

Outcry after Tunisian doctor dies in hospital lift accident

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Outcry after Tunisian doctor dies in hospital lift accident

Tunisian doctors and medical students are demanding the health minister resign after the death of a resident doctor who fell from a broken ...

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Sudan investigation committee summons military over sit-in massacre

Military figures, including de-facto ruler Abdel Fattah al-Burhan, have been summoned to testify before an investigation into the killing of scores of protesters.

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Rebel shelling kills 7 Yemen children: medics

Doctors without Borders appealed to 'all armed groups to abide by international humanitarian law and take all necessary precautions to avoid ...

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Thousands protest in Iraq as death toll rises

At least eight people have died in recent clashes between anti-government protesters and supporters of Moqtada Sadr.

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Iran accuses Israel of assassinating scientist and seeking 'chaos'

Iran's president on Saturday accused arch-foe Israel of acting as a US "mercenary" and seeking to create chaos following the assassination of ...

Defiant Iraqi protesters hit streets for second day

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Defiant Iraqi protesters hit streets for second day

Tensions were high in several Iraqi cities, a day after clashes between the dwindling members of the October 2019 anti-government protest ...

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Toll rises to six in clashes among Iraq protesters

Violence erupted on Friday between the dwindling members of the October 2019 anti-government protest movement and supporters of populist Shia ...

Three dead as rival protesters clash in southern Iraq

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Three dead as rival protesters clash in southern Iraq

Three people were shot dead and dozens wounded in southern Iraq, according to medics

Mourning after deadly new IS attack north of Baghdad

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Mourning after deadly new IS attack north of Baghdad

The attack killed at least six Iraqi security personal and four civilians.

Grim conditions await Ethiopian refugees in Sudan

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Grim conditions await Ethiopian refugees in Sudan

Ethiopia's northern Tigray region has been rocked by bloody fighting since November 4, when Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed announced the ...

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